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Published:Saturday | January 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sandra Riettie ... Level 1 table tennis coach.

  • Angels 'A' are champions
  • Defending champions Angels 'A' took their fourth hold on the St James Goodwill Open League trophy, when they thrashed their sister team Angels 'B' 28-17.

    Angels 'A', led by Nicole Fletcher 21 goals andcaptain Bridgette Brown six, showed the smallcrowd why they are champions as they led eachquarter 6-4, 5-4, 7-4 and 9-6 respectively. Angels 'B' goals came by way of Orine McIntyre 11 and Shagail Green six. The Angels 'A' team won the competition beforein 2005, 2006 and2008.

    In the match played at the Montego Bay Cricket Club last Sunday, the third-place play-off went to Lime 'A', who senta weakened St JamesDevelopment Squad (without senior playersRita Spence, Amalya Stewart and Kayon Graham)beating them 35-17. Ladonna Lamonth 32 goals and GinaHaughton three, led the way for the utility team. Carlalee Tinglin seven, Allisa Dawkins six and Princess Brown four, scored for the all-youth team.

  • Portland road race
  • The National Health Fund (NHF) and the Alfred Francis-led Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association Road Race committee will move to eastern Jamaica, Portland, with a 5K fun run /walk.

    The 5K fun run/walk will take place at the Folly Estate, Port Antonio in Portland on January 17 starting at 3:30 p.m.

    The route starts at Folly Estate and will proceed on to Allan Avenue then Harbour Street, turns left onto West Street, right through the Errol Flynn Marina, and exits on Fort George Street, turns left on Gideon Avenue, then right on to Foreshore Road, then on to Allan Avenue, ending at Folly Estate.

    Athletes will take part in various sections, ages 10-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and Over-60 while the walk category will be in 30-and-Under, 30-39, 40-49 and 50-and-over.

    Entries close on January 14, and forms can be picked up at NHF, JAAA Office (Open January 4 at 6 Tremaine Road), or the Art Printery (Harbour Street, Kingston).

  • Knox Volleyball tourney
  • Defending Champions St Jago Boys and Girls will be hoping for a repeat-performance when the second annual Knox College Six-A-Side Volleyball Classic for high school girls and boys begins at the Knox College courts on Saturday, January 9. Starting time is 9:00 a.m. The successful one-day event to be staged by the Knox College Sports Committee will be bigger than the inaugural tournament as more teams from more parishes across the island have indicated that they will participate.

    The event is aimed at building the sport in the school, which was a powerhouse in volleyball in former years, as well as a fundraiser for the sports department.

    Interested teams may contact Mrs Gocul at 537-0609.

  • TT coaches graduate
  • Sixteen Jamaican coaches graduated from an International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Level Two Course conducted at the UWI's Rex Nettleford Hall last month.

    The course was assigned to Jamaica by the ITTF following the graduation of 39 Jamaicans as Level One coaches last year.

    The course was conducted by the ITTF's George Silbelschmidt and was facilitated by the JTTA in collaboration with the UWI, with coach Donald Salmon as coordinator.

    The Jamaican graduates were : Camille Hoskins, Carlisle Welsh, Matthew Dawson, Colin McNeish, Morine Dawson, Donald Salmon, Peter Kavanaugh, Peter Daley, Rohan Schloss, Phillip Drummond, Ronald Mitchell, Samuel Lamount, Rudolph Sinclair, Sandra Riettie, Selvin Smith and Stephen Grant.

  • Battle on for mid-season final
  • Today's round of The Captain's Bakery St Catherine FA Major League should be quite interesting as top teams fight for two places in Thursday's mid-season final.

    Joint leaders Portsmouth (13) face Rodwood at the Portsmouth playing field. A win for promoted Portsmouth will see them going through to the mid-season final. Dunbeholden (13), will also book their spot with a victory over Flamingo at home at the Dunbeholden playing field. Should the leaders slip, then Dela Vega United (12) can pounce with a win over Spanish Town Police. In another game, previous leaders DB Basovak tackle Albion United at Homestead. Black Lion FC (11) and Cumberland will be idle. Black Lions' opponents Arlington have withdrawn from the competition, while Cumberland get a bye.

    All games begin at 3 p.m.