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Published:Friday | April 26, 2019 | 12:41 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: With their Class Three and Class Two teams setting fire to the track all season, Edwin Allen’s 4x100m relay unit arrived at this year’s Penn Relay, as the most-talked-about team within the walls at the University of...

Published:Tuesday | April 23, 2019 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

JAMAICA brought out the broom at yesterday’s final session on the third and final day of the 48th Carifta Games in the Cayman Islands. They were perfect in both sets of 4x100m and 4x400m relays and the sprint hurdles, where they had a clean sweep...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:33 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican athletes continued from where they left off on Saturday’s opening day of the 48th staging of the Carifta Games with good results yesterday. The nation’s 400m hurdlers led the way in the Cayman Islands with three wins out of four events,...

Published:Monday | April 22, 2019 | 12:26 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls’ Athletics champions Edwin Allen will leave the island this morning for the 125th staging of the Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which runs from Thursday to Saturday. The Michael Dyke-coached...

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 12:32 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s young athletes look set to continue their Carifta Games dominance when the 48th staging of the regional championships gets underway this morning at 9 a.m. inside the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Georgetown, Grand Cayman. The meet will...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Noted Jamaican coach, Maurice Wilson, who led his G.C. Foster College team to another dominant display at the NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships over the weekend, is blasting the organisers, the Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports...

Published:Monday | April 15, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

IT was the same story for the second year in a row as the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport ruled supreme in capturing both male and female titles at the two-day NCB Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships, which ended on...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:44 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

TWO years ago, an Edwin Allen sprint relay quartet became the first high school team ever to go sub-44 seconds in the High School Girls’ Championships of America 4x100m relay when the quartet of Kasheika Cameron, Kevona Davis, Shellece Clarke, and...

Published:Tuesday | April 2, 2019 | 12:21 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

FOR three hours, it was sheer jubilation on the campus of Edwin Allen High School in Frankfield, Clarendon, as students, teachers, friends and members of the community revelled in victory after winning their seventh female title at the ISSA/...

Published:Friday | March 29, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending boys’ champions, Calabar High will be hoping to make it eight wins in a row at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, and it is their very powerful Class One team that is expected to lead the way. They will be...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:35 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER the years, the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships have been graced with the presence of twins of both sexes making their mark at the championships. The likes of Camperdown High School’s Maxine and Marlene Dawkins and...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:17 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Defending boys’ champions, Calabar High, will be hoping to make it eight wins in a row at the 2019 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships and it is their very powerful Class One team that is expected to lead the way. They will be...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:16 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

OVER the past several seasons, ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships have seen some outstanding results in field events, and this year’s championships should not be any different, with a number of quality performances expected...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:06 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

It will be like a heavyweight boxing match at the 2019 GraceKennedy ISSA Boys’ and Girl’s Athletics Championship, as defending champions Calabar High and Kingston College (KC) will go toe-to-toe in what is expected to be five days of pulsating...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:06 AMRaymond Graham/Gleaner Writer

Edwin Allen failed in their bid to make it three out of three at the recent Digicel Grand Prix Finals, but come March 26-30 inside the National Stadium, the Michael Dyke-coached team will not be beaten as they will make it six wins in a row and...

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 | 12:12 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 | 12:19 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 | 12:12 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...

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