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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,...

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

Western Bureau: The 10th staging of the Kiwanis Club of Providence-Montego Bay Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk has been given a major boost with a $2-million, two-year sponsorship from Ward’s Power Tools. Speaking at the media launch last...

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

Western Bureau: Netball Jamaica (NJ) has come under heavy criticism from administrators in rural Jamaica, who believe they are being neglected by the national body and that not enough is being done to develop the sport, ­particularly in their...

Published:Saturday | August 10, 2019 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United’s (MBU) national Under-23 winger Deshane Beckford says he prefers a move overseas despite being linked with a move to Red Stripe Premier League ­champions Portmore United. Beckford’s value has sky-­rocketed after scoring all...

Published:Monday | July 29, 2019 | 12:29 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Under-19 men’s team coach Steve Davis has said that he cannot get overly excited about the development and future of his players if the structural approach to local volleyball does not change. Despite concerns over a lack of preparation...

Published:Thursday | July 25, 2019 | 12:34 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jackie Cowan, general secretary of the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA), admitted that the preparation for both the male under-19 and female under-18 teams, which are currently competing in the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CAZOVA)...

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2019 | 12:20 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite only managing a point at home on Wednesday evening, when they drew 0-0 with Vere FC at Jarrett Park in their first game of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) play-offs, coach of Wadadah FC,Daniel Ricketts, said they are determined to get...

Published:Friday | May 17, 2019 | 12:26 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Rusea’s High School’s football programme received a big boost ahead of the 2019 daCosta Cup season, after the president of Howard University, Dr Wayne A. I. Frederick and sports commentator of ESPN, Shaka Hislop through his foundation, Second Half...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:07 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jan Rygh, acting director of the Robin’s Nest Children’s Home in St James is grateful to have been selected as the beneficiary of the Elite Executive Marketing Professionals (EEMP) Seminar, which was staged at the Montego Bay Community College (...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2019 | 12:28 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The team from the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport successfully defended their titles at the sixth staging of the MoBay City Run at the Old Hospital Park on Jimmy Cliff Boulevard yesterday. The event, staged for its first time,...

Published:Monday | May 6, 2019 | 12:27 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

President of the Equestrian Federation of Jamaica, Denise Avril, said she is grateful for the support of sponsor Front Runners for the staging of Saturday’s Front Runner Jumping League at the St Ann Polo Club and Equestrian Centre. The Super...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2019 | 12:25 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Karl Hale, founder of Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation is proud to have partnered with Access Financial Services this year for the sixth staging of the International Tennis Federation Jamaica Cup tournament at the Half Moon Resort in Montego Bay...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

National football technical director Wendell Downswell, who gave the keynote address at the opening ceremony and kick-off of the Victoria Mutual Foundation/St James Football Association Under-13 Football Competition at the UDC field on Wednesday,...

Published:Monday | April 8, 2019 | 12:08 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Cornwall College high jump star Daniel Meggo has been raising the bar for student athletes not only in the sport but also in the classroom, and has been a source of motivation for young men at his alma mater. Two years ago, at the...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Courts Jamaica Limited is increasing its partnership with MoBay City Run, the western Jamaica-based charity, which has funded scholarships and education grants for scores of tertiary-level students, to the tune of $19.5 million over the past five...

Published:Saturday | March 23, 2019 | 12:16 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Manchester High School ended St Elizabeth Technical High School’s (STETHS) five-year hold on the ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup title at the STETHS Sports Complex yesterday with a five-wicket win. Manchester, who were required to chase 162 for...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:33 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A 133-run seventh wicket partnership between overnight batsmen André Morgan and Wavel Anniford lifted Manchester High to a 27-run first innings lead over St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) on yesterday’s second day of the ISSA/Grace...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:16 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Andre McCarthy’s four-wicket haul left defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) in a commanding position against Manchester High School at stumps on the first day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup final at STETHS Sports...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:53 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens continued their dominance over Montego Bay United (MBU) in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, securing a 2-1 win at WesPow Park and ending MBU’s unbeaten run under coach Luciano Traina Gama. It was a result that left the...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:22 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, believes hotshot forward Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw is currently one of the best strikers in the world. This follows her performance in Sunday’s 3-2 win over...

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

Western Bureau: The 41st staging of the Milo Western Relays will be held at the G.C. Foster College in Angels, Spanish Town, on February 9, and meet director, Ray Harvey, is already bracing for big challenges ahead of and during the meet. A Montego...

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