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Stories by Paul Clarke

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:15 AMPaul Clarke

  Western Bureau: The new year brings with it a worsening cry from Everton Tomlinson, the Westmoreland Football Association president, who is once again lamenting the lack of effort to assist his administration in its bid to develop football...

Published:Thursday | December 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Like last year, it took another all-star ensemble to close the 2016 GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza show, but the performance of the night belonged to reggae singer Sanchez, who highlighted the event with a string of memorable hits from his vast...

Published:Monday | December 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

  Jamaican sprint star Yohan Blake says he feels the coming year will bring for him, a return to special performances on the track for him. Blake, who made a decent return to top level sprinting after a tough few years with injuries, produced...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Faulkland SC secured their first-ever victory in the Western Confederation Super League, outclassing Wadadah FC 4-1 in an early game of a double-header at Jarrett Park on Saturday.Goals were at a premium during first-half action with...

Published:Monday | December 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western BureauDefender John Barrett scored his first goal of the season as defending champions Montego Bay United (MBU) widened the gap at the top of the Red Stripe Premier League with a 1-0 victory over University of the West Indies (UWI) yesterday...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Sandals South Coast and Petersfield FC square off this afternoon in an early Westmoreland derby in the second-round match of the Charley's JB Rum Western Confederation Super League at Petersfield Community Centre at 3 p.m., as both teams seek to...

Published:Wednesday | December 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:It would cost the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), the governing body for high-school sports in Jamaica, approximately $100 million to make competitions like the daCosta Cup and Manning Cup more desirable, said...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Rusea's High School will be searching for a new football coach for next season as Aaron Lawrence has confirmed his decision to call it quits, after guiding the many-time daCosta Cup winners to a third straight quarter-final finish in...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Jamaica College (JC) head coach Miguel Coley and his team put the lid on what he called a fantastic season after Saturday's Olivier Shield capture in Montego Bay, in a game that both himself and his Cornwall College counterpart Dr...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Herbert Morrison retained both their Under-19 and Under -16 ISSA Western Conference Basketball tiles with commanding wins over Cornwall College in championship deciding Game 2 on the weekend for a third-straight hold of the respective...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Manning Cup winners Jamaica College (JC) will this afternoon put the Olivier Shield title they have won for the last three successive seasons on the line against daCosta Cup champions Cornwall College in a 6:00 pm clash at the Montego...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore 'Tappa' Whitmore heads a star-studded field of former national players down to take part in the Barita-sponsored Drax Hall Masters Invitational Football Festival on Sunday, December 18.Whitmore will be...

Published:Friday | December 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Councillor Derrick Sangster, who was elected by his peers to serve as mayor of Black River and chairman of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation, says his first order of business will be to lobby central government for funds to...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:The Reggae Marathon was designed to stimulate sports tourism, says conceptualiser and chief organiser Alfred 'Frano' Francis. So when Japan's Kota Taniguchi crossed the line first to win the 16th staging in Negril, it confirmed what...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:A brutal tackle and two red cards interrupted what was, up until then, a very good Red Stripe Premier League match between hosts Reno and Harbour View, which ended in a 0-0 stalemate at the Frome Sports Complex yesterday.Brothers Evan...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Chants of "CC, CC" rang out after Cornwall College dethroned St Elizabeth Technical to secure a twelfth hold on the ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup schoolboy football title, edging their rivals 2-1 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex yesterday.It...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:At the start of the 2016 ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup footballseason, there were 77 schools in the hunt for the crown.Now, nearly four months later, only two remain. The champions will be crowned this evening when reigning champions St...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) hurdled a tricky semi-final matchup at Manchester High yesterday to oust Lennon High 2-1 and book a spot in the final of the ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup against Cornwall College on Saturday, December 3.The...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Cornwall College reached their first daCosta Cup final in 15 years when they clipped Clarendon College 2-1 in the ISSA-FLOW semi-final yesterday at St Elizabeth Technical Giovanni Reid and Aiden Jkombo were on target for Cornwall, who...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:On Sunday, Montego Bay United tagged Arnett Gardens 2-0 at Wespow Park. The margin of victory was the same in a rescheduled game yesterday, as the defending champions went to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League table with goals...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau:Clarendon College have a score to settle against Cornwall College and they will have no bigger chance to do so than when they battle each other for a spot in the final of the 2016 ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup this afternoon at the St...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:After leading Lennon High to a historic first lien on the ISSA-Flow Ben Francis KO title, Fitzroy Cummings, the team captain, said it's only the beginning of great things from the school nestled in the hills of Mocho, Clarendon."I...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:'Today's hard work, tomorrow's success', is not just a motto for Lennon High School,;it's also a way of life, and the school's recent victory in the final of the Ben Francis Cup embodies the full meaning of it all, said Principal Dr...

Published:Saturday | November 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

WESTERN BUREAU:Lennon High School's long wait for a schoolboy football title is over. The Mocho-based institution, spurred on by their superb goalkeeper, Tyrone Mullings, surprised St Elizabeth Technical 4-2 in a penalty shootout for an historic...

Published:Friday | November 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau: When St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) line up for the ISSA-FLOW Ben Francis Knockout final against Lennon High at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon at the Manchester High School ground, it will be the first time these two will meet...

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