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SCHOOLS OF THE EMPIRE

SHOOTING COMPETITION

The result of the Schools of the Empire shooting competitions are to hand. Tho New Zealand teams did remarkably well. . In the senior competition for the Prince of Wales's Challenge Gup (presented by his Majesty the King when Prince _of Wales) 49 schools competed, comprising 23 in the United Kingdom, 12 in Australia, 12 in New Zealand, and one each in South Africa and India, The cup was won by tho Charterhouse School, England, with a total of 502, the Now Plymouth High School winning second place with a score of 601. The Nelson College team finished thirteenth with 477, the Kind's College seventeenth with 474, the Auckland Grammar School eighteenth with 473, the Waitaki Boys' High School twentieth with 470, the Otago Boys' High •School twenty-eighth with 445, and the Wanganui Collegiate School thirty-first with 433. The New Plymouth High School's total will accordingly be considered a very good performance. The best Individual scores were put on by Sergeant A. M. Sutherland, of the New Plymouth High School, who with 67 tied for first piaco with two other youths in other portions of the Empire, and Sergeant R. S. Alford, Auckland Grammar School, and Corporal S. Ewing, New Plymouth High School, both of whom, with six others, registered totals of 66. The junior competition for the Natal Shield (presented by the colony), which attracted only four 'entries, was won by the Auckland Grammar School with a total of 468. The Waitaki Boys' High School came second with 462, and the Otago Bays' High School third with 447. The Auckland Grammar School also won the shield in 1912, so that it has now won it twice in sucession. '

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SCHOOLS OF THE EMPIRE, Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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SCHOOLS OF THE EMPIRE Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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