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Stories by Raymond Graham

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

THE 2018 track and field season got running on Saturday with the staging of three development meets across the island as coaches used the opportunities to test their charges following the long Christmas break.At the annual general meeting of the...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 1:07 AMRaymond Graham

IT is early days but head coach of Edwin Allen High school Michael Dyke is speaking tough ahead of the 2018 track season and is confident that his team can make it five wins in a row at next year's ISSA Boys' and Girls'...

Published:Tuesday | December 26, 2017 | 12:02 AMRaymond Graham

WITH World and Olympic champion Omar McLeod leading the way at the senior level, the future looks bright for Jamaica in the sprint hurdles event after spectacular performances from our juniors last year in both the male and female sections. Most...

Published:Friday | December 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

World Championships 400 metres hurdles bronze medallist Ristananna Tracey will join up with her partner Kemar Bailey-Cole, the Commonwealth Games 100m champion to give back to the less fortunate through a Christmas Treat set for today.Known as the...

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Calabar High School's Christopher Taylor and Petersfield High School's Antonio Watson, who won the 200m and 400m titles at the Junior Pan Am Championships, as well as the IAAF World Youth Championships last summer, were off to winning starts in...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:13 AMRaymond Graham

DENBIGH High and Excelsior High were crowned ISSA all island junior and senior netball champions respectively at Manchester High yesterday.In the junior final, Denbigh got the better of St Catherine High 27-20 while Excelsior whipped Holmwood 43-32...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The ISSA all-island netball finals are on today at Manchester High.New champions will be crowned in both the junior and senior divisions. Rural junior champions, Denbigh High, will take on St Catherine High before the senior champions, Holmwood...

Published:Wednesday | December 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) has appointed a new meet director for the annual Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships.When the five-day 2018 meet gets under way on March 20, former inter-collegiate president, Anthony Davis,...

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

New champions were crowned in rural ISSA schoolgirl netball on Friday at the Leila Robinson Courts and inside the National Indoor Sports Centre as Denbigh captured the junior title after defeating Manchester High 34-25, while it was a 43-35 win for...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending senior champions Excelsior High retained their title at last Friday's ISSA Urban Schools Netball Finals at the National Indoor Sports Centre.The Christopher Smart-coached team, in a repeat of last year's final, got the better of Gaynstead...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) General Secretary Garth Gayle is a very pleased man after recently being re-elected on the Technical Committee of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Gayle, who will be...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Mico University's dominance in the Intercol netball competition continued on Thursday as the senior and intermediate teams, coached by Janet Guy and Connie Francis, walked away with the two major titles following the finals played at the Mico...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

GAYNSTEAD High and Denbigh High will be seeking the double when the finals of the ISSA schoolgirls netball competition for urban and rural teams take place at the Leila Robinson Courts today.Both schools will be contesting the junior and senior...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending champions Excelsior High and Gaynstead High will meet in Friday's senior final of the ISSA urban schoolgirls netball competition.Excelsior defeated many-time champions The Queen's School 43-34 in a semi-final match at G.C. Foster College...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Like it was a year ago, it was the same story at yesterday's second staging of the G.C. Foster College 5K Road Race in Angels, St Catherine, as Kingston College's Ugandan middle-distance runner, Arymanya Rodgers, and Hydel High's Monifa Green were...

Published:Saturday | November 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

NEW champions will be crowned in this year's Rural Area Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Schoolgirl Junior Netball competition as in a quarter-final match played yesterday at Manchester High School, the home team surprised defending...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending junior champions Holmwood Technical and senior title holders Denbigh High have topped their respective groups to advance to tomorrow's rural quarter-finals of the ISSA schoolgirls netball competition. The quarter-finals will be played at...

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

HYDEL High's Monifa Green and Kingston College's Arymanya Rogers, of Uganda, were crowned female and male champions at yesterday's second staging of the Mico Pump It Up 5K Road Race which started and ended on the school's campus at Marescaux Road in...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It was another good win for defending senior champions Excelsior as the Christopher Smart-coached team defeatedSt Catherine High 48-38 to pick up their fourth consecutive win as the penultimate set of matches in the second round of the ISSA Urban...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending champions Excelsior and St Catherine High will meet in the top-of the table Group One Urban ISSA Senior Netball match today as the penultimate set of matches in the Second Round get underway at St Andrew High school starting at 10:30 a.m....

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The second rounds of the ISSA Rural and Urban Schoolgirl netball competitions have reached midpoint, and tomorrow and Wednesday there will be some crucial matches in both competition as teams try their best to secure semi-final places. Bad weather...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

All is set for the second staging of The Mico University College's PUMP It Up 5K Run/Walk, which will be held on Sunday November 19 starting at 6:30 a.m. This was confirmed at a press launch held yesterday at the campus' Enos Nutall Lecture Theatre....

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

The third set of matches in the second round of the ISSA urban schoolgirl netball competition will be played this morning at the Leila Robinson Courts starting at 10:30.Defending champions Excelsior High, and St Catherine High, look set to continue...

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

WHEN the second set of matches in Round Two of the urban ISSA schoolgirl competition get under way this morning at 10:30, most focus will be on the senior Group One clash between defending champions Excelsior High and 2015 winners Camperdown High....

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

LAST year's beaten senior finalists, Gaynstead High, sent out a very strong message to their main rivals with a 60-5 mauling of Immaculate Conception High in their first second-round game of the ISSA Urban Senior Schoolgirl Netball Competition at...

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