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Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Alfred Francis, organiser of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, which was recently staged in Negril, is pleased with the turnout of participants, with 2,646 competitors featuring in the event.Francis pointed to the event's growth and...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite the change of day from Saturday to Sunday for the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K in Negril, the event still saw some 2,646 participants turn out for the 18th staging, with half the numbers coming in from overseas.The Tottori...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:25 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The battle for rural area supremacy heats up in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup final when Cornwall College take on Clarendon College in what will see a clash of the CCs in their quest to reveal the real 'mCCoy'.The match is set to kick off at 6 p.m. in...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

President of the Westmoreland Football Association, Everton Tomlinson said that while he is proud of the performances of Frome Technical and Petersfield High School, which both made deep runs into this year's schoolboy football season, he is...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Kavi Meeks, coach of Charlemont High School, is proud of the way his boys managed the remaining 45 minutes of their ISSA Ben Francis Cup final against Petersfield to grab their first schoolboy football title.The team from St Catherine eventually ran...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Marlon Martin, captain of Charlemont High School's senior football team, said he wants to dedicate the ISSA/WATA Ben Francis Knockout Cup title to his mother, who was laid to rest on Saturday.Charlemont led the Ben Francis final 2-0 over Petersfield...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

First-time finalists Charlemont and Petersfield High School will have to wait until next week Tuesday before either lifts their first schoolboy football title. This after rain interrupted play at the start of the second half of the ISSA/WATA Ben...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western BureauFirst-time ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO finalists, Petersfield High School and Charlemont High, will be seeking to make history this afternoon at the Juici Park Complex Clarendon. Both schools will be hunting their first piece of...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The argument around which of the two prominent 'CC'-initialed schools is more deserving of the 'Real CC' moniker has raged on among Jamaicans for decades.That dispute may never truly be settled, but the debate will enter its latest chapter when the...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Aaron Lawrence, coach of Frome Technical High, says his focus will be on his team and not on what Cornwall College have achieved over the past two weeks when the two schools clash this evening in the semi-finals of the ISSA/WATA...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Reggae Boyz midfielder Peter-Lee Vassell says playing in his hometown will mean a lot to him when they go up against Suriname in the CONCACAF Nations League match at the Montego Bay Sports Complex this evening at 7 o'clock.Jamaica who...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Charlemont High and Petersfield High will meet in the 2018 ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO final after scoring contrasting wins in the semi-finals at Juici Park in Clarendon yesterday.First time finalists Charlemont survived numerous attacks...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore said that he is disappointed in the unavailability of Ravel Morrison, noting that he was looking forward to the former English youth player being part of the squad, which is preparing for the upcoming...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

A clinical performance from Petersfield High School saw them advance to the semi-finals of the ISSA WATA Ben Francis Knockout Cup, following their 4-0 thrashing of former champions St James High School at Jarrett Park yesterday.In another game at...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Coach of Glenmuir High, Warren Simpson, says his school has struggled in the daCosta Cup but the team has good talent and can challenge for the Ben Francis Cup.Former champions Glenmuir will face Port Antonio High today in the quarter...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:18 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Many-time champions Cornwall College marched into the semifinals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup a 1-0 victory over Glenmuir High School at Jarrett Park yesterday. Cornwall topped their quarterfinal Group 4 with nine points.Solano Birch...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Byjeon Thomas, coach of Lennon High School, is aware of what they will be up against when they visit group leaders Dinthill Technical High School in their quarter-final ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup encounter this afternoon.Lennon, on three points following...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, coach of Garvey Maceo High School, said that this afternoon's encounter against 2016 champions Cornwall College will truly test his team's readiness for an ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup title challenge this season.The game will be the first...

Published:Wednesday | October 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Frome Technical's coach, Aaron Lawrence, emphasised the importance of winning their first game of the quarterfinal stage of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup competition after his team defeated Maggotty High 1-0 at the Frome Sports Complex...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Dr Dean Weatherly, head coach of Cornwall College, said they will not be caught on the backfoot when they go up against Charlemont High School, who are labelled a surprise package in their first quarter-final match in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup at...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Michael Israel, coach of Charlemont High School, said his school will be looking to bounce back from Wednesday's defeat to Browns Town, in the return leg of their second round match in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup.Israel believes that his team's...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Michael Israel, coach of Charlemont High, is hoping his boys will take confidence from their victory over Browns Town in the preseason into their ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup second round encounter this afternoon at the Drax Hall Sports...

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Merron Gordon, coach of Garvey Maceo High School, says that winning today's final game of the first round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup against visitors Winston Jones High School and extending their perfect run are crucial to securing a top-four...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:14 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite sitting third in Zone B in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup behind already qualified Rusea's and Frome High School, Green Island are still eyeing a chance to qualify for the second round as one of two best third-place finishers.Yesterday, Green...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Frome Technical High School secured qualification for the second round of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup yesterday following a 1-0 win over hosts Green Island High and coach Aaron Lawrence is confident they will claim a favoured position...

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