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Published:Friday | January 24, 2020 | 12:36 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Olive McNaughton, director of the Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet, has lamented the lack of sponsorship for Saturday’s event, which takes place at the National Stadium at 8:30 a.m. But McNaughton said that despite challenges, all is set for what she...

Published:Monday | January 13, 2020 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THERE was success for Jamaica’s Jeanine Williams, while there were second-place finishes for Briana Williams and Shian Hyde at the Clemson Orange and Purple Elite meet in South Carolina, USA, on Saturday. Competing unattached, Jeanine Williams,...

Published:Saturday | January 11, 2020 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

MOST of the Corporate Area High School teams will be journeying to the parish of St Catherine today as the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport will be hosting the very popular Douglas Forrest Invitational Meet which will begin at 8:30...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:41 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Despite having some concerns with his hurdlers’ early form, Edwin Allen’s head coach, Michael Dyke, says he is pleased with the performances of his athletes at Saturday’s season-opening Purewater/Jamaica College/R Danny Williams Invitational at the...

Published:Monday | January 6, 2020 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2020 local track and field season got off to a sizzling start at the Jamaica College (JC) Ashenheim Stadium on Saturday with the successful 27th staging of the Jamaica College/Pure Water/R Danny Williams Development Meet. Athletes from top...

Published:Friday | January 3, 2020 | 12:44 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a disappointing fifth-place finish at last year’s Netball World Cup, the Sunshine Girls will be hoping for better results when they take on three of the top five countries later this month in a friendly tournament in England, the Vitality...

Published:Monday | December 30, 2019 | 1:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprintec Track Club head coach Maurice Wilson’s biggest dream is for one of his charges to get an individual Olympic medal and is confident that it will be realised at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Wilson’s club is based at the GC Foster College of...

Published:Friday | December 27, 2019 | 12:39 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2020 athleticS season is expected to be a busy one both locally and internationally, with the staging of the World Athletics Under-20 championships in Nairobi, Kenya, being the highlight for juniors and the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, being...

Published:Wednesday | December 18, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

There was a joyous mood on the Mico University College campus last Saturday as the home supporters joined members of their male basketball team on court in celebration after the team defeated the University of West Indies 49-43 in the Intercol...

Published:Monday | December 16, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior High School Class One athlete Devontie Archer, known for his exploits in the 400m hurdles, was one of the standouts, taking home a double, including a record run, at Saturday’s Wesley Powell/Heart Institute of the Caribbean Development...

Published:Saturday | December 14, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Local high school and college coaches will get a chance to see where their preparations are before they go on Christmas break, as they will be able to test their athletes at two development meets today. The Tyser Mills Meet will be held at the G....

Published:Wednesday | December 11, 2019 | 12:38 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following a historic win a year ago, Shortwood Teachers’ College’s female football team secured successive Intercol Women’s Football titles last Saturday, after getting the better of many-time champions, G.C. Foster College of Physical Education...

Published:Tuesday | December 10, 2019 | 12:27 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Holmwood Technical High School head coach Carline Graham Powell is confident ahead of tomorrow’s senior netball clash with Excelsior High School in the ISSA All-Island Schoolgirl final starting at 2:30 p.m. at Manchester High School. Denbigh and...

Published:Thursday | December 5, 2019 | 3:52 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Following double success last year, Denbigh High will be hoping for a repeat when the ISSA Rural Area Schoolgirl Netball finals get under way today, starting at 1:00p.m. at the Manchester High School netball court. Their juniors will go up against...

Published:Wednesday | December 4, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE best Corporate Area teams in schoolgirl netball will be known today as the ISSA Urban Area Junior and Senior finals will be take place at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 4 p.m. Gaynstead will oppose St Hugh’s in junior action, while in...

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:22 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Led by brilliant defensive work from goal defence Shamera Sterling and goalkeeper Latanya Wilson, UWI A were too hot for G.C. Foster A in the final of the Intercol Senior Netball competition at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:08 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE 2019 Intercol netball season will come to a climax today at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport with the playing of the Senior finals with The University of West Indies (UWI) ‘A’ and G.C. Foster College ‘A’ facing off at 3 p...

Published:Saturday | November 30, 2019 | 12:07 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

New champions will be crowned next Wednesday in the Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) Urban Schoolgirl Senior netball competition, following semi-finals action on Wednesday at the Leila Robinson Courts, where defending champions...

Published:Thursday | November 28, 2019 | 12:37 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

New champions will be crowned in the in Intercol Senior and Intermediate netball leagues this Saturday as GC Foster College and the University of West Indies dominated their respective semi-finals at The Mico University College on Tuesday to book...

Published:Wednesday | November 27, 2019 | 12:31 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THERE was no stopping the National Housing Trust (NHT) ‘A’ team last weekend at the 28th staging of the Florida Netball Classics inside the Coral Spring Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale as they turned back Caricom 14-9 in the final. The win secured a...

Published:Tuesday | November 26, 2019 | 12:39 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

AFTER a dominant season so far, the unbeaten University of West Indies ‘A’ netball team will be hoping to continue that trend today when they go up against the University of Technology (UTech), in semi-final action of the Intercol netball...

Published:Monday | November 25, 2019 | 12:15 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING junior and senior champions Denbigh and Manchester High dominated the quarter-finals of the ISSA Rural Schoolgirl Netball Competition, played at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport on Friday. Both schools qualified...

Published:Friday | November 22, 2019 | 12:38 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

DEFENDING champions Gaynstead High and 2017 champions Excelsior High remained unbeaten in senior action of the ISSA Urban Area Schoolgirl netball competition. Both schools scored big wins in the penultimate set of matches in the second round of the...

Published:Thursday | November 21, 2019 | 12:12 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER 20 club teams from Jamaica will be in South Florida this weekend, as the 28th staging of the Florida Netball Classics will be held over two days, starting Saturday inside the Coral Springs Gymnasium in Fort Lauderdale. As usual, teams from...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:29 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College athletes warmed up for the upcoming track and field season after dominant performances at the fourth staging of the Mico Pump It Up 5k Run/Walk, which started and ended on the school campus in Cross Roads yesterday. Aron Tanui was...

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