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Published:Saturday | March 28, 2020 | 12:25 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Faulkland FC president Dalton Reid has accused the disciplinary committee of the Western Confederation Super League of being ‘improperly constituted.’ Reid said the body reached a wrong verdict last week regarding sanctions against...

Published:Monday | March 23, 2020 | 12:18 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: National senior men’s football team manager Roy Simpson says that the onus is on the players to keep themselves motivated and in good physical conditioning during the inactive period for sports because of the novel coronavirus...

Published:Friday | March 13, 2020 | 12:22 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Despite not producing the most convincing performance in a laboured 2-0 win over Bermuda on Wednesday, assistant coach Jerome Waite says the local-based Reggae Boyz contingent will get other opportunities to be assessed and...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:35 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: After only competing in one event on Saturday’s final day of the Western Championships at St Elizabeth Technical, Petersfield High School’s Antonio Watson said he is now focused on being in the best of shape for Boys’ Championships...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Defending champions Rusea’s High School and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) promise an exciting 2020 County of Cornwall Athletic Association (COCAA) Western Championship as the boys’ qualifiers get under way this morning...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:26 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA) President Christopher Samuda said the body is looking to further its objective of developing para sports islandwide, starting with constituting the St James Para Federation. He was speaking at...

Published:Monday | January 27, 2020 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Herbert Morrison Technical High School is confident that they can extend their ISSA Western Conference Basketball Under-16 and -19 titles to six straight when they take on St James High and York Castle High, respectively, at the...

Published:Wednesday | January 15, 2020 | 12:57 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau Ray Harvey, chairman of the organising committee of the Milo Western Relays, said the absence of the synthetic track in Montego Bay has a negative effect on the development of the sport in western Jamaica. Harvey was speaking at...

Published:Tuesday | January 14, 2020 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Everton Tomlinson, president of the Westmoreland Football Association, applauded the Sandals Foundation/Real Madrid Foundation six-day football clinic, particularly the coaches’ clinic element, which he believes will have a great...

Published:Thursday | December 19, 2019 | 12:31 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: With rural teams breaking the trend and dominating the local football scene this season, president of the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), Keith Wellington, is not reading too much into the recent results but said...

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...

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