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Stories by Raymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

THE 2019 track and field season will step up a notch today with the staging of four development meets across the island.In Kingston, the Wint/McKenley Classics will take the spotlight at Calabar High School; while the Central Hurdles and Relays is...

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After an exciting start to the 2019 track and field season, with the staging of the Pure Water/Jamaica College R. Danny Williams Meet a week ago, action will get into a higher gear today with the staging of three meets.Two of these will take place...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Local track and field fans came out in large numbers on Saturday to witness the 26th staging of the Pure Water/JC Danny Williams Invitational Meet at the Ashenheim Stadium on the campus of Jamaica College (JC). It was a historic moment for the...

Published:Saturday | January 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Three development meets today will kick off what is expected to be another exciting year for local track and field. Two meets will be in Kingston and one in the western part of the island. In Kingston, the focus will be on the Purewater/JC/ Danny...

Published:Wednesday | January 2, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The 2019 track and field season is expected to start with a big bang on Saturday.Several of the top high-school track and field teams will be sending large teams to the new Ashenheim Stadium at Jamaica College for the 26th staging of the Purewater...

Published:Saturday | December 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Michael Dyke, the head coach of defending inter-secondary girls' champions Edwin Allen High, has sought to ease fears about his team's preparations after they stayed away from the various preseason road races.Their main rivals, Hydel High, Holmwood...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

A stunning left-footer from Patrick Brown in the 55th minute of play made the difference between home team UWI FC and Humble Lion yesterday in the Red Stripe Premier League, as the Andrew Peart-coached team followed up Thursday's defeat of Arnett...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Shortwood Teachers' College created history recently when they won the intercollegiate female football title for the first time. They defeated former champions. The University of Technology (UTech) 2-1 in extra time at the Harbour View Stadium.The...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It was a carnival-like atmosphere on Central Avenue in Kingston yesterday as members of the Gaynstead High School netball teams were celebrated for their recent success in the ISSA schoolgirl netball competitions.Gaynstead won their first 'double-...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The 2018 schoolgirl netball season will come to a close today at the Leila Robinson Courts, as rural champions Denbigh High school will come face-to-face with urban champions Gaynstead High in the ISSA All-Island finals to prove which teams are the...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Gaynstead High School won a historic double in schoolgirl netball at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts yesterday as the Dalton Hinds-coached teams took the junior and senior titles at the ISSA Urban Schoolgirl Netball Competition yesterday.The...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

THE Mico University College's dominance in Intercol netball continued this year as the institution secured three titles as the season came to an end in mid-week. Both the senior and Intermediate 'A' teams retained their titles, while the...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 11:16 PMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

It will be a Denbigh/Holmwood double showdown in next Wednesday's finals of the ISSA Rural netball competition, following exciting contests in the senior and junior semi-finals at GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sport on Tuesday.In...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Defending senior champions Holmwood Technical and junior champions Denbigh High will be seeking to extend their winning records when quarterfinal action in the Inter-secondary Schools sports Association (ISSA) rural schoolgirls netball competition...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The GC Foster College duo of Garfield Gordon and Kelly-Ann Beckford continued their impressive form on the road this season as both were crowned male and female champions at Sunday's third staging of the Mico Pump It Up 5K road race, which started...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

After a dominant season in the local Business House Netball competition, members of the National Housing Trust netball team left the island yesterday to compete in the Florida Netball Classics. The Classics will take place in Coral Gardens this...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

The top-of-the-table Group One junior and senior clashes between Gaynstead and St. Catherine High in the second round of the Urban ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday was anticipated to be close going.In the...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:19 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

WHEN the third set of matches in the second round of the Urban area of the ISSA Schoolgirl Netball Competition gets under way today at the Leila Robinson Courts, all eyes will be on Gaynstead High School and St Catherine High School, as both will be...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Defending Corporate Area and all-island senior schoolgirl netball champions Excelsior High are off to a good start this year.In their first match in the second round, of the ISSA urban competition on Wednesday, they defeated Merl Grove 48-14 in a...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Following eight weeks of intense competition, the top teams have separated themselves from the pack in the ISSA Urban Netball competition, and the second round will begin on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.Among the juniors, defending champions St Catherine...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Denzil Wilks, general manager of the Sports Development Founda-tion (SDF), says the organisa-tion is looking into securing new sources of funding to supplement what is received from the Government, as they look to put themselves in a position to...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Representatives of the major local sporting bodies along with students from institutions including G.C. Foster College, the University of West Indies and Mico University College were present at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Monday to discuss the...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

General manager of Independence Park, Major Desmon Brown, says there are big plans in the pipeline for the National Stadium and the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium."We have prepared a development plan for the National Stadium which is going to cost...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

Janieve Russell followed up wins on day one by compatriots Danielle Williams and Fedrick Dacres in the IAAF Continental Cup by capturing the Women's 400m hurdles on the second day in Ostrava, Czech Republic, yesterday.The Americas dethroned...

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/ Gleaner Writer

New champions were crowned on Monday at the Jamaica High School Alumni Soccer and Netball Network (JHSASN) competition at the Lauderhill Sports Complex in Florida.Calabar walked away with the football title while Queen's topped netball.The two-day...

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