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Published:Wednesday | March 27, 2019 | 12:28 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

For the past two seasons, the girls from Excelsior High school have ruled supreme among Corporate Area schools at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships after sixth placed finishes on both occasions. In 2018 they missed the...

Published:Tuesday | March 26, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE National Stadium will be buzzing with excitement over the next five days, starting today, as individuals and teams seek glory at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships (Champs), in what is expected to be one of the most...

Published:Saturday | March 23, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GIRLS CLASS FOUR 100M Jounaee Armstrong (Imm) Kacian Thompson (St C) Cameo Whyte (Hol) 200M Taiefa Gowie (Hyd) Krystal Hoolong (STJ) Camio Whyte (Hol) 70MH Habibah Harris (Ste) Moya Edwards (STJ) Jada Nembhard (STJ) Long Jump Jounee...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Calabar High’s 4x800 metres relay team, which produced a new championships record of 7:31.71, walked away with the Neville ‘Teddy’ McCook Trophy and Digicel prize of $150,000, for being the team with the best overall performance at yesterday’s...

Published:Monday | March 18, 2019 | 12:23 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It has been a season of record-breaking performances, and the trend continued last Saturday at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports as athletes warmed up for next week’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships...

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:11 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Competition will be fierce at the G.C. Foster College of Sports in Spanish Town today as the Digicel Grand Prix series will come to a climax with the staging of the G.C. Foster Classics starting at 8 a.m. There should be a lot of fireworks as...

Published:Tuesday | March 12, 2019 | 12:27 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Immaculate Conception High School is known mostly for its academic achievements, but the school from Constant Spring Road has enjoyed good results in track and field in the past, finishing third in 1999 at the Girls’ Championships with several top...

Published:Saturday | March 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was records galore on yesterday’s first day of the two-days Digicel/Anthrick Corporate Area Development Meet, inside the National Stadium, where Kingston College and Excelsior took control of the race for the cash prize of $250,000, after...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Track and field fans in the Corporate Area are in store for some special performances today and tomorrow as the top three boys’ teams that are expected to fight for top honours among at this month’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:10 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

St Mary High School were the toast of the Digicel Eastern Athletics Championships on Tuesday at the National Stadium as they topped the two-day meet with a combined 691.5 points after winning both male and female titles. Both winning teams...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It has been a dream season so far for Edwin Allen High School’s stable of female sprinters, who have been posting fast times over the 100 and 200 metres on a regular basis throughout the campaign. At the Central Athletics Championships, the...

Published:Saturday | March 2, 2019 | 12:24 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Sprinters will be in the spotlight at today’s first staging of the John Wolmer Speed Fest at the National Stadium. The meet, which has attracted both senior and junior athletes will get under way at 9 a.m., with the running of the Class Four...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:18 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

There were no surprises at the end of yesterday’s final day of the Central Athletics Championships at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sports as defending champions Edwin Allen and St Jago High retained their respective titles....

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending champions Edwin Allen High and St Jago High are on course to retaining their girls’ and boys’ titles, respectively, at the end of yesterday’s first day of competition at the two-day Central Athletics Championships at the GC Foster College...

Published:Wednesday | February 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen High’s girls and Kingston College’s boys have emerged with bragging rights following last Saturday’s 43rd staging of the Gibson McCook Relays, and Michael Dyke and Leford Grant, the respective coaches, are very pleased. Both teams...

Published:Tuesday | February 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Four of the most powerful high-school female athletics programmes in the island, Edwin Allen, St Jago, Holmwood and Hydel, will square off over the next two days as the Central Athletics Championships gets started today at the GC Foster College of...

Published:Friday | February 22, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Chairman of the Organising committee for the Gibson McCook Relays, Professor Rainford Wilks, says that all is set for tomorrow’s 43rd staging of the event to be held at the National Stadium. Preparation for tomorrow’s meet kicked off on Wednesday...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON College's(KC) Wayne Pinnock continued from where he left off last season with a brilliant show last Saturday at the Charlie Fuller Field Event Meet at Manchester High School. Pinnock produced two big winning marks in the Boys' Class One...

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

OVER the years, St Jago High School's girls' track and field team had been the queens of sprint hurdles at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships (Champs) as the Monk Street, Spanish Town-based institution was very dominant in...

Published:Sunday | December 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

The upcoming Jamaica College (JC)/Pure Water/Danny Williams Invitational Track and Field meet on Saturday, January 5, 2019, will offer athletes a more comfortable facility to get ready for the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

THE University of West Indies (UWI) are back at the top of men's intercollegiate football. Last Saturday, they defeated defending champions G.C. Foster College 3-1 at the Harbour View Mini Stadium to win the Division One title and complete the...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

For the past 10 years, Holmwood Technical and Denbigh High have dominated rural schoolgirl netball, and the two will continue this trend today in the finals of the ISSA Rural Schoolgirl competition at Manchester High where they will be defending...

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It was not a day for champions at the Leila Robinson Courts on Wednesday during the Urban Area ISSA Schoolgirl Netball championships semi-finals as defending Junior and Senior champions, St Catherine High and Gaynstead, respectively, were both...

Published:Sunday | November 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

GC Foster College's Garfield Gordon continued his excellent form on the road this season after being the overall winner of the fourth staging of the GC Foster College 5K/Run/Walk Road Race in Angels, Spanish Town, yesterday. Fresh off his win the...

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

THE penultimate set of matches in Intercol Intermediate and Junior netball competitions will be played today, with semi-final action taking place at the University of West Indies starting at 10 a.m.After winning the Intermediate A title for the past...

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