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Published:Friday | December 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Denbigh High's netballers and their supporters celebrated wildly on the Leila Robinson netball courts on Wednesday after the Janice Walker-Hanson and Christine Bartley-coached team broke a 14-year drought to capture the ISSA all-island senior title...

Published:Friday | December 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Denbigh High and Excelsior High were crowned urban and rural senior champions, respectively, at yesterday's ISSA schoolgirls netball finals at the G.C. Foster College.Denbigh seniors clipped Manchester High 37-35, while Excelsior stopped, Gaynstead...

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Business executive Ian Forbes is the new first vice-president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA).The Warren Blake-led executive which had served the sport for the past four years was not challenged at Tuesday's annual general...

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

DENBIGH and Gaynstead High Schools will be seeking the double when the finals of the ISSA rural and urban schoolgirls netball competition are played today at G.C. Foster College.Both teams had good wins in junior and senior semi-finals on Tuesday at...

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

New senior champions will be crowned in both the rural and urban ISSA schoolgirls netball competition when the finals are played tomorrow at G.C. Foster College.In the rural area semi-finals many-time champions Holmwood Technical were beaten by...

Published:Tuesday | November 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The annual general meeting of the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association will be held today at the Medallion Hall Hotel in Kingston. Start time is 5 p.m.President Dr Warren Blake and his executive will oversee the country's track and field for...

Published:Tuesday | November 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

History will be created at the G.C. Foster College today as for the first time both the rural and urban schoolgirls' netball semi-finals will be played on the same day and at the same venue.Junior rural action begins at 9:30 a.m. with Holmwood...

Published:Monday | November 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

HYDEL High's Monifa Green and Kingston College's Ari Rodgers continued their fine form on the road this season as both won their respective sections of the Gerald Claude Foster 5K Run/Walk in Angels, Spanish Town, yesterday.Green, winner of the...

Published:Friday | November 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending rural junior champions Denbigh High and senior queens Holmwood Technical advanced to the semi-finals of the ISSA schoolgirls netball competition after contrasting wins at Manchester High School on Wednesday.Denbigh eased past Montego Bay...

Published:Thursday | November 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending champions Mico 'A' secured back-to-back titles in Senior Intercollegiate Netball action as the Janet Guy and Connie Francis-coached team, in what was a repeat of last year's final, overpowered 2014 champions UWI 'A' with a big 61-42 win....

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

DEFENDING junior champions Denbigh high and senior champions, Holmwood Technical will take another step to defend their title when quarter-final action of the Rural ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition gets under way today at Manchester High starting...

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Dr Warren Blake will be returned unopposed as president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) at next Tuesday's Annual General Meeting set for the Medallion Hall Hotel.Blake, who ascended to the post following the death of then...

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending champions Camperdown were pushed to the limit to stave off a determined Gaynstead in their top of the table Group II Senior ISSA Urban schoolgirl netball competition at the Leila Robinson Court yesterday, winning 35-33 in a thrilling...

Published:Monday | November 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

WITH late afternoon rains affecting the playing of most of the senior games in the second round of the ISSA Urban Schoolgirl Netball Competition, action will continue today at the Leila Robinson Courts with five rescheduled games starting at 1:30 p....

Published:Monday | November 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

VERE Technical's Kris-Ann Plummer and Kingston College's Ari Rogers were crowned female and male champions, respectively, at yesterday's staging of the Hugo Chambers 5K event at Jamaica College.Fifteen year-old Plummer topped the overall female...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

ALL is now set for the G.C. Foster College 5K Fun Run/Walk, which will be held in Angels, Spanish Town, on Sunday, November 27.The event was launched the college's board room last Wednesday.The 5K event, which is set to start at 2 p.m., will be held...

Published:Saturday | November 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

ALL roads will lead to Jamaica College tomorrow as the 29th staging of the National Hugo Chambers Memorial 5K road race and Fun Run will take place with activities set to start at 1:30p.m with the one-mile special Olympics and 12...

Published:Monday | November 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

SUNSHINE Girl Jhaniele Fowler ,Reid warmed up for the England friendly series later this month with a brilliant performance at the University of West Indies, Mona, as defending senior intercollegiate netball champions Mico 'A' swept UWI 46-28 in...

Published:Saturday | November 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE 2016 Berger Elite League (BEL) netball competition got off to an interesting start inside the National Indoor Sport Centre on Thursday night as St Ann Orchids and former champions Kingston Hummingbirds got off to winning starts.The Orchids got...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

After dismal performances in their past two overseas assignments in New Zealand and Australia, Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will be hoping to redeem themselves when they depart the island later this month to take on world No. 3 England in a three-Test...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

SEVERAL of the island's top netballers will be in action today as the third staging of the Berger Elite League (BEL) will get under way inside the National Indoor Sports Centre with the playing of two matches.In the opening game at 6:30 p.m., the...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

WITH very cool conditions prevailing for most of the morning due to persistent showers just before the race, defending champion Kirk Brown and last year's third-place finisher Britnie Dixon of Vere Technical made the most of the chill at yesterday's...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Following dismal performances from Jamaica's senior netball team on two recent overseas assignments, Netball Jamaica has called on the services of experienced goal-shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid to help them in their next tournament - a four-match...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending junior and senior urban netball champions, Gaynstead High and Camperdown High, were off to impressive wins in the second round of the ISSA urban schoolgirls competition which got underway at the Leila Robinson Courts on Thursday.In Group I...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE hunt for places in the junior and senior finals of the ISSA Urban Area Schoolgirl Netball competition, scheduled for Thursday December 1, will get underway today at the Leila Robinson Courts at 2:00 p.m.With the top qualifiers divided into two...

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