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Stories by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:56 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: After their first back-to-back daCosta Cup titles since 1990, Clarendon College (CC) will go in hunt of a feat that has not been met in 48 years, when they face Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) for the Olivier Shield on...

Published:Tuesday | December 3, 2019 | 12:43 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: B.B. Coke High School celebrated their ISSA Ben Francis Cup in grand style with a motorcade in Junction, St Elizabeth yesterday. The motorcade that lasted almost an hour went from the school, through communities of Comma Pen,...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:32 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Head coach of B.B. Coke High School Kemar Ricketts insists there is no pressure on his team to win their first-ever schoolboy football title ahead of their ISSA Ben Francis Cup final against Garvey Maceo at 2:30 p.m, at the...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:41 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: National senior men’s football team head coach Theodore Whitmore is calling for more hunger and ambition from his players. Whitmore believes that they should see Jamaica’s top-50 FIFA World Ranking as an opportunity to play in...

Published:Tuesday | November 19, 2019 | 12:41 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has responded to the Reggae Girlz Foundation’s initiation of a funeral and memorial drive for late player Tarania ‘Plum Plum’ Clarke. Clarke, who also captained Waterhouse’s women’s team...

Published:Saturday | November 16, 2019 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Cornwall College will take on the high flying Clarendon College in the ISSA Champions Cup semi-final double-header at the National Stadium this afternoon as they look to defend their title and not end the season empty-handed. The...

Published:Friday | November 15, 2019 | 12:52 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A spirited second-half performance from B.B. Coke High School saw them come from behind to defeat Manchester High School 2-1 in their semi-final of the ISSA Ben Francis Knockout Cup at the Juici Patties Park to book a spot in their...

Published:Thursday | November 14, 2019 | 12:33 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: First-round group rivals B.B. Coke stand between Manchester High and their first national Under-19 schoolboy football title. After fierce contests between the two in the daCosta Cup earlier this season, both teams will go head-to-...

Published:Wednesday | November 13, 2019 | 12:45 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Xavier Gilbert, coach of Dinthill Technical High School, said he is somewhat over the recent passing of his female football team club captain and is in good stead for today’s ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup semi-finals. Dinthill will face...

Published:Saturday | November 9, 2019 | 12:24 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The quarter-finals of the lucrative ISSA Champions Cup get on the way this evening with defending champions Cornwall College (CC) facing St George’s College (STGC) in the late game of the Montego Bay Sports Complex double header at...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:24 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Manchester High School moved a step closer towards winning their first-ever piece of schoolboy football silverware at this level after marching into the semi-finals of the ISSA Ben Francis Knockout Cup with a 2-1 victory over...

Published:Wednesday | October 30, 2019 | 12:20 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Dinthill Technical defeated Frome Technical 2-1 in their last group match in the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup at the Frome Sports Complex yesterday. The win put Dinthill into the semi-finals of the competition....

Published:Tuesday | October 29, 2019 | 12:26 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A clash between last season’s semi-finalists Frome Technical and Dinthill Technical at the Frome Sports Complex will headline the final set of group stage quarter-final matches in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup this afternoon at 3:00 p.m...

Published:Saturday | October 26, 2019 | 12:17 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Six months after getting relegated from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), director of administration at Montego Bay United FC (MBU) Sandra Christie says the club is coping well as it plots a return to top-flight football. This...

Published:Thursday | October 24, 2019 | 9:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A brace from Sheldon Smart saw Clarendon College come from behind to defeat Mannings 2-1 in their quarter-final match of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup at Frome Sports Complex in Westmoreland, yesterday. Tavar Thompson gave Mannings an...

Published:Wednesday | October 23, 2019 | 12:30 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Anchovy High School’s historic run in the 2019 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup continued yesterday at Jarrett Park as they defeated Cedric Titus 1-0 in their first-ever ­quarter-final match. Mark Smith scored the lone first-half goal for...

Published:Tuesday | October 22, 2019 | 12:25 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) head coach Omar ‘Rambo’ Wedderburn is playing down his team’s billing of ‘favourites’ to advance to the semi-finals of the ISSA/WATA DaCosta Cup. Instead, Wedderburn says he is taking it...

Published:Tuesday | October 15, 2019 | 12:23 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Two-time ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup champions Herbert Morrison Technical High School were eliminated from the competition after a 3-1 loss to hosts William Knibb Memorial High School, who advanced, yesterday. After a lacklustre first...

Published:Thursday | October 10, 2019 | 12:19 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Hydel High School track and field coach Corey Bennett has described his former athlete Shiann Salmon’s transition to senior athletics as unique. Salmon, who captained Hydel to consecutive second-place finishes at the ISSA/...

Published:Wednesday | October 9, 2019 | 12:17 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jennifer Bolt, mother of sprinting legend Usain Bolt, says she and her husband Wellesley not travelling to the just-concluded IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, had nothing to do with her son’s retirement from track and field in 2017 but was...

Published:Saturday | September 21, 2019 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup resumes with an exciting Group K matchup, with last season’s semi-finalists Dinthill Technical High School, who is yet to pick up a point, hosting Ben Francis Cup champions Charlemont High School. After suffering shocking...

Published:Thursday | September 19, 2019 | 12:18 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Mushtaq Christopher continued his good run of form, scoring five goals in three games to propel St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) to a 4-0 home victory over Sydney Pagon Stem Academy in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup yesterday. Christopher,...

Published:Wednesday | September 18, 2019 | 12:10 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

William Knibb Memorial High School edged Cedric Titus High School 1-0 in Group C action of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup to break a six-year winless streak in their Trelawny derby yesterday. Christo-Jay Daley scored the lone goal for William Knibb in...

Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:19 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) captain Antonio Biggs says he is confident of ending his team’s three-year trophy drought in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup. Despite a 1-1 draw with rivals Munro College on Saturday, Biggs said that STETHS...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:18 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Another dismal performance from last season’s finalists Cornwall College (CC), saw them drop points at home after a goalkeeper error saw them being held 1-1 by Green Pond High School in Group A ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup action...

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