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Stories by Daniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THREE MANNING Cup finals against Jamaica College, three penalty shootouts, three defeats. St Andrew Technical High (STATHS) were snakebitten from the spot again. But after Jamaica College took home their 31st ISSA/Manning Cup title Friday night...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2022 | 12:16 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE NAME ‘Whispering Death’ may have been made famous by West Indies fast-bowling legend Michael Holding but last night Kingston College’s (KC), Dujuan ‘Whisper’ Richards made it clear being quiet is as dangerous as anything you can imagine....

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2022 | 12:15 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE CHAPTER may be closed for Craig Butler and Mona High for their 2022 schoolboy football campaign, but the coach is adamant that what Jamaica has seen from the school over the last three months is the start of something great. Mona High’s ISSA/...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

ONEIKA MCANUFF will have to be chalked up as another of Hydel High School’s super class one team to confirm this season will be her last. McAnuff will depart for the shores of the United States next year where she will be competing for the...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

WITH THE World Cup kicking off today, the schoolboy football fraternity weighed in on who they thought would win it all and who the best player in Qatar would be. Who will win the World Cup? Maquan Aldridge, striker at Jamaica College “...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THE CONFIDENCE that Clarendon College (CC) head coach Lenworth Hyde had in his team manifested on the pitch, as his charges looked assured in the first game of their ISSA Champions Cup title defence. CC defeated Mona High 3-1 in their quarterfinal...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:08 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

INJURIES IN football are not ideal in the best of circumstances. When it prevents you from playing on the sport’s biggest stage, the World Cup, it is a blow like no other, one that former national player Linval Dixon knows all too well. The 2022...

Published:Sunday | November 20, 2022 | 12:07 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

BRITISH VIRGIN Islands (BVI) Recreational Trust, Eustace Freeman, and sports psychologist, Dr Olivia Rose, hope that the seeds can be planted for the English-speakingCaribbean to expand its focus on mental health for athletes in a bid to provide...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

UNTIL YESTERDAY,the Craig Butler-led Mona High could not be stopped. It took a member of his own Phoenix Academy, Kingston College’s Dujuan Richards, to finally end their winning run in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup. In a game that could have been a...

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

AS THE final chapter of World Under-20 shot put silver medallist Kobe Lawrence’s high-school journey starts, Calabar coach Julian Robinson says that he is excited for his future next year at the University of Oregon, a move he hopes will lead to...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

WOLMER’S BOYS were walking wounded and held on for as long as they could against many-time ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions Jamaica College in their opening quarterfinal bout at the Ashenheim Stadium yesterday. But it was the dark blues that used...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THROUGH THE eyes of his grandchildren, the legacy of Gerald Claude Eugene Foster, better known as GC Foster, is still being discovered, explored and analysed. But as much as they are still finding out about their grandfather, Andrea Roberts,...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

THERE MAY have been raised eyebrows after Jose Marti High held defending ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup champions Kingston College (KC) scoreless in the first leg of their second-round tie on Wednesday. But KC took just 20 minutes to lower those...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2022 | 12:14 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

FOR THE last 20 years a place has been made for Barbados at the Netball World Cup. Last night the Gems ensured that there would be no change to their now expected tournament appearance with renewed optimism after a disappointing Commonwealth Games...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2022 | 12:11 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

A DATE with last tournament’s hosts France, the fifth-best team in the world, as well as a rematch with South American giants Brazil, has left national senior women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson with the realisation that the team will have their...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:13 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

WITH A benchmark set to move Jamaica Premier League clubs towards self-sustainability, Professional Football Jamaica Limited CEO Owen Hill is looking to new financial opportunities for this season and beyond. Hill was speaking at Thursday’s launch...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

IN THE eyes of Titans track club head coach, Michael Frater, MVP track club hurdles coach, Brigette Foster Hylton, and Sprintec head coach, Maurice Wilson, world 200-metre champion Shericka Jackson’s first World Athletics Athlete of the Year...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

SIMILAR TO their Roper Cup pre-season encounter two months ago, the long-awaited North Street Derby produced a goalscoring festival that teased the expectations of both Kingston College and St George’s College. But it was the Neville Bell-coached...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

AFTER PREVIOUSLY serving alongside outgoing Americas Netball president Marva Bernard, Dr Bridget Adams, will have the chance to lead the charge of regional netball as its new president. Adams was elected at yesterday’s annual general meeting as...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

TARRANT HIGH haven’t had much to celebrate in this ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup campaign. Thanks to an impressive performance from Ricky White, however, they were able claim only their second victory of the season, defeating Dunoon Technical 5-0 in...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 12:10 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

HE MAY have the most unusual of nickname but Raniel Stephenson, better known as ‘Fish Head’ to his teammates, doesn’t mind the moniker, preferring instead to focus on being part of Waterford High’s push for second-round qualification in the ISSA/...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

NATIONAL MIDFIELDER Adrian Mariappa’s Australian adventure has ended and the defender is making a return to England. Mariappa, 36, signed a short-term deal with English League One outfit Burton Albion, ending his 10-month stint with Australian A-...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:57 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

HAPHAZARD PREPARATIONS as well as logistical issues with the adjusted kick-off times could have been a recipe for disaster for Charlie Smith. Instead, head coach Eugene Williams would end up praising the fighting spirit his team displayed in their...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

AFTER FIVE months without any real news about the status of Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) general secretary Dalton Wint, the saga may be reaching its endgame. JFF president Michael Ricketts disclosed that the position of general secretary would...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:12 AMDaniel Wheeler - Staff Reporter

DESPITE HAVING one international window less to prepare for next summer’s Women’s World Cup, national senior interim women’s head coach Lorne Donaldson says his mindset and plans for preparing the group have remained unchanged. Plans were made for...

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