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Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Dave Black, the coach of Herbert Morrison Technical High's basketball team, is confident that the school will capture their record sixth straight ISSA Western Conference Under-16 and -19 titles after booking their spots in the final...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) player-coach Dwayne Ambusley is hoping Sunday's 1-0 victory over Mount Pleasant FA in the Red Stripe Premier League will change their momentum as they look to stave off relegation. The win ended a five-game losing streak....

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Petersfield High School middle-distance runner Shaquena Foote is looking forward to an exciting track and field season as she aims to take the 800m and 1500m double at this year's ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships despite...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite avoiding defeat in their last six games, which all ended in draws, Godfrey Drummond, head coach of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) outfit FC Reno, said there is a lot of work to be done in the two weeks of break from competition. His aim is...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It was a case of biting the hand that feeds you at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday night.Deshane Beckford, on loan from Montego Bay United, struck twice for Harbour View as the Stars of the East blanked his parent club 3-0 in...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Garvey Maceo High School Under-14 and -16 football team coach Merron Gordon, is proud of their performance this season after both sides captured their respective titles last week.The Under-14 team defeated Spalding High School 2-1 to take their...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

For years, coaches who wanted to be certified in advanced coaching and programme writing had to go to the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in order to do so. However, though GC Foster's partnership with the Sam Sharpe Teachers'...

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...

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