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Published:Friday | February 28, 2020 | 12:26 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul bagged seven wickets yesterday for the Guyana Jaguars to extract the sting out of the Jamaica Scorpions on the opening day of their sixth-round West Indies Championship match at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium...

Published:Thursday | February 27, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions go into today’s sixth-round clash against the Guyana Jaguars confident, however, the home side will not be taking the five-time defending champions lightly when the sides meet at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Boosted by...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions head coach Andre Coley says his team is right on track in achieving their tournament goals, this after the side wrapped up an exciting five-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the fifth round of the West Indies...

Published:Monday | February 17, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

A magnificent unbeaten knock of 66 from Nkrumah Bonner carried the Jamaica Scorpions to an enthralling five-wicket win over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes on the final day of their rain-affected Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Left-arm slow bowler Patrick Harty Jr bagged a career-best four wickets for 41 runs for the Jamaica Scorpions, who hold a slight edge over the Leeward Islands Hurricanes after day one of their fifth-round Professional Cricket League Regional Four-...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:24 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, who plays for the Leeward Islands Hurricanes, is relishing the opportunity to face his home franchise the Jamaica Scorpions when the teams meet in today’s fifth-round Cricket West Indies (CWI) Professional...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Scorpions off-spinner Pete Salmon is over the moon following his debut performance against the Guyana Jaguars in their Regional Four-Day encounter on the weekend. Salmon put in a masterful performance in the second innings to claim a career...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:12 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions recorded their first win of the 2020 Regional Four-Day Championship following an enthralling seven-run victory over hosts Guyana Jaguars in their fourth-round clash at the National Stadium in Providence. The Jaguars had...

Published:Saturday | February 8, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was like déjà vu for the Jamaica Scorpion batsmen, as once again the top order flattered to deceive following play on day two of their Regional Four Day match against hosts Guyana Jaguars at Providence. When stumps were drawn, the Scorpions,...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Middle-order batsman Jermaine Blackwood achieved a personal milestone but the Jamaica Scorpions’ batting continues to struggle after day one action of their fourth-round Regional Four Day Championship match against hosts Guyana Jaguars at...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:28 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Briana Williams says she is excited to square off with one of her idols as she gets ready to compete in the 60m race at the 113th NYRR Millrose Games at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York tomorrow. The 17-year-old will get a chance to...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:22 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Rookie Jamaican all-rounder Pete Salmon has been drafted into the Jamaica Scorpions squad to face Guyana in their fourth-round Regional Four Day match at the Guyana National Stadium, starting on Thursday. The 27-year-old St Catherine Cricket Club...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:31 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s senior women’s football team assistant coach Andrew Price says the Reggae Girlz have taken the defeat to Canada on the chin, and the unit has learnt a lot from the humiliating encounter. The Reggae Girlz went down 9-0 in Group B of the...

Published:Saturday | February 1, 2020 | 12:17 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Some members of the Jamaica Scorpions cricket franchise are crying foul at what they consider to be the continued disrespect being meted out. The latest development comes in the wake of complaints by some members of the squad citing a lack of...

Published:Friday | January 31, 2020 | 12:25 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s senior women’s football team head coach, Hubert Busby Jr, says he is proud of their performance despite their 1-0 loss to Mexico in their Concacaf Women’s Olympic qualifying match in Edinburg, Texas, on Wednesday night. Busby, who...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:20 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) president Dr Warren Blake said the postponement of this year’s World Athletics Indoor Championships is not good news for the Jamaican athletes. This, he says, is because they will be missing out...

Published:Saturday | January 25, 2020 | 12:16 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions showed some amount of fight. However, the Barbados Pride still hold the upper hand after day two of their Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day match at Sabina Park yesterday. At stumps, the Pride were...

Published:Friday | January 24, 2020 | 12:39 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The batting frailties of the Jamaica Scorpions were once again exposed by a fiery spell of fast bowling from Chemar Holder as the Barbados Pride ran rings around the Jamaica Scorpions on Day One of their Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions have brought in Windies batsmen Brandon King and Rovman Powell for today’s start of their third-round Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Championship match against the Barbados Pride at Sabina Park...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:53 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Justin Burrowes shot his best round of the Latin America Amateur Championship to finish tied in 42nd position following final-round action at the El Camaleon Club in Mayacoba Mexico. Burrowes shot a two over par 73 to finish with a total...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:36 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions once again showed fragility with the bat, as the home side were totally outplayed on the second day of their West Indies Championship Regional Four Day match against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park yesterday. The...

Published:Friday | January 17, 2020 | 12:57 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s William Knibbs and Justin Burrowes shot five over par and seven over par, respectively, in the opening round of the Latin America Amateur Golf Championship in Mayakoba, Mexico, yesterday. Knibbs is tied for 48th place while Burrowes is...

Published:Friday | January 17, 2020 | 12:55 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

It was like déjà vu for the Jamaica Scorpions as the Windward Islands Volcanoes made them chase leather for an entire day as they did against Trinidad and Tobago last week. At stumps on day one of their second-round Cricket West Indies Professional...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:33 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

The Jamaica Scorpions will play their first home game of the 2020 Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Championship when they host the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park starting today. The Andre Coley-coached...

Published:Wednesday | January 15, 2020 | 1:00 AMLennox Aldred/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica Scorpions assistant coach, now the head coach of the Windward Islands Volcanoes, Andrew Richardson, is looking to get one over on his former team, when the sides meet in their West Indies Championship four- day clash starting...

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