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

Western Bureau:Lennon High School held their nerve to maintain a perfect start to the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup for newly appointed head coach Byjeon Thomas.In a dramatic finish at the Crofts Hill Community Centre yesterday, Lennon came from behind...

Published:Tuesday | September 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to 2016 champions Cornwall College (CC) in their first match of the 2018 ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup competition at the CC field, coach of Irwin High School, Anthony Williams, remains optimistic that his team can get out of...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:09 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite having a young team this season, Omar 'Rambo' Wedderburn, coach of St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), described the mood in his camp as 'hungry'.Wedderburn and his boys will be looking to end a two-year drought that saw them coming...

Published:Saturday | September 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Vassell Reynolds, coach of defending daCosta Cup champions Rusea's High School, says that he is looking to go one better than western rivals Cornwall College, with both successfully defending the daCosta Cup title on four separate occasions.The 2018...

Published:Thursday | September 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Montego Bay United (MBU) lost both their games in the preseason three-team football tournament and jamboree that also featured FC Reno and Mt Pleasant Football Academy at WesPow Park on Sunday but newly appointed coach Vassell...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) president Wilford 'Billy' Heaven is hoping that with the implementation of the recent junior programme mandate, all clubs and parish associations will be able to develop more young players.Heaven said that a report...

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Coach of Manchester High School's daCosta Cup team, Andrew Edwards, is pleased with where his players are after they took the STETHS (St Elizabeth Technical High School) Cup title with a 2-1 win over Garvey Maceo High School at the STETHS Sports...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Coaches of western schools said the changes made by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) for the 2018 schoolboy football season are understandable, though pointing out that the change in sponsorship will not make much of a...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Coach Byjeon Thomas, who led Clarendon College (CC) to the Ben Francis Cup last year, has been confirmed as Merron Gordon's replacement as head coach at Lennon High School.Gordon has been named new head coach of 2007 daCosta Cup champions Garvey...

Published:Monday | July 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Vassell Reynolds has confirmed that he will be leading Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) outfit Montego Bay United (MBU) into the upcoming season.He was spotted at the club's training session last Thursday following reports that the Rusea's High...

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2018 | 12:20 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis expressed his disappointment in the direction of the culture of boxing is in Jamaica and believes he can bring back the glory days of what he described as a well-loved sport to our nation....

Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Michael Cohen, coach of Dunbeholden FC, expressed his delight after they marched into the 2018/19 season of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) following a 4-0 thrashing of Wadadah FC.This was inspired by a Jerome Wedderburn hat-trick in the final...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Montego Bay United (MBU) has given more details on its recent announcement of a withdrawal from the 2018-19 season of the Red Stripe Premier League.Sandra Christie, chief operating officer and director of administration at MBU, told...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Local female football referee, Odette Hamilton, will be in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Hamilton is one of six promising referees from each confederation across the world chosen to take part in a FIFA women's referee seminar (...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport, led by Oshane Archibald, who captured the male section of the 10K run, dominated the fifth staging of the MoBay City Run 10K and 5K run/walk in Montego Bay yesterday.One of Jamaica's most...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Sandra Christie, director of administration and operations manager at Montego Bay United (MBU), said no help was forthcoming despite a year-long request for aid to fund the surgery of former national striker Dino Williams.Williams, who first...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The 2018 edition of the ISSA Spalding Cup has been dominated by spin bowling over the first two days of action at the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Sports Complex, this after off-spinner Jeavor Royal's six wickets for 50 runs helped to...

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Kirk Gordon, coach of ISSA/Grace Shield champions Innswood High, is confident his team can lift the ISSA Spalding Cup this year after a good first day at the St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) Sports Complex yesterday. Headley Cup...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:15 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Former international Netball umpire Sylvester 'Chris' Campbell said that, despite the outcome of results for the national senior women's netball team at the Commonwealth Games, he thinks the Sunshine Girls did well to return to the island with the...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Last month's newly elected president of the Jamaica Basketball Association, Paulton Gordon, who expressed that he was impressed by the talent and skill displayed in the Western Conference finale of the National Basketball League (NBL) on Saturday,...

Published:Saturday | March 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite her impressive showing, national beach volleyball player Lisanne Roofe, who was starting among the seniors for her club, Venus, in last weekend's Venus Invitational Indoor Volleyball Tournament, said she is not focusing on making the...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) has, in the past couple of years, been better on the boys' side than that of the girls - at least since being under the guidance of coach Renaldo Walcott, who said that this is as a result of their...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) technical director Timothy Hankinson announced that tomorrow's game will be his last with the club after they went down 2-1 to Portmore United at WesPow Park on Sunday.The defeat that saw the 2016 champions failing to make...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Conference Under-19 basketball champions Herbert Morrison High School (HMTHS) are through to their fourth all-island final after defeating Manchester High School 60-49 points in the semi-finals of the ISSA All-Island Basketball Competition...

Published:Thursday | March 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Gibbs Williams, manager of Jamaica's Under-19 cricket team and lecturer at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport, has said that he is disappointed by the statements made by Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron, who...

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