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Stories by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

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...

Published:Wednesday | September 11, 2019 | 12:17 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Coach of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Omar ‘Rambo’ Wedderburn, who admitted that he was nervous before and throughout the game, was a relieved man as his team carved out a close 1-0 win over Maggotty at a wet...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:24 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A hat-trick from Kenroy Campbell saw Rusea’s High School to an impressive start to the 2019 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup season with a 7-1 trashing of Merlene Ottey High at the Collin Miller Sports Complex yesterday. Campbell’s goals...

Published:Monday | September 9, 2019 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Emerson ‘Diggy’ Henry, who has lead Rusea’s High School to multiple ISSA/WATA DaCosta Cup titles, is back at the helm of the 11-time ­champions as technical director. Henry said his return is more of a supporting role to coach Dwayne Ambusley, who...

Published:Saturday | September 7, 2019 | 12:17 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The ISSA Schoolboy Football season kicks off today with a triple header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall that will see two games in the ISSA/WATA DaCosta Cup and one ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup fixture. In the curtain-raiser at 2:...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 12:36 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts says that Jamaica’s squad selection for next week’s Concacaf Nations League game against Antigua and Barbuda will come from a pool of approximately 50 players. He said that of this 50,...

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