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Stories by Livingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | December 4, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Excelsior, Jonathan Grant, Tivoli and St Andrew Technical all go into their final Group B ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football games this afternoon with hopes of securing an automatic second-round qualifying spot. The top two teams from each group...

Published:Thursday | December 2, 2021 | 12:11 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

JONATHAN GRANT High School and Excelsior High School scored important victories as the race in Group B of the Inter-Secondary Schools’ Sports Association (ISSA) Manning Cup football competition intensified yesterday. Excelsior High slammed Jose...

Published:Thursday | December 2, 2021 | 12:05 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

COURTNEY FRANCIS, CEO of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), is cautiously optimistic that approvals for the return of local cricket could be granted soon. Francis revealed that the JCA has submitted two requests, one for the approval for the...

Published:Wednesday | December 1, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

A NUMBER of 13-year-old boys have been making their mark in this season’s ISSA/Manning Cup schoolboy football competition. And although it was not uncommon to see the odd 13-year-old getting a ‘run’ in previous competitions, the regularity with...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

The big scorelines in this season’s ISSA schoolboy football competitions have once again led to calls for a second-tier competition or a process of elimination for the very weak teams. St Catherine High School clobbered St Mary’s College 26-0...

Published:Tuesday | November 30, 2021 | 12:07 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of Special Olympics Jamaica Lorna Bell says that the Special Olympics Caribbean’s recent partnership with Aruna Oswal Trust Lions Club International Foundation will continue to help develop their programmes and provide support to...

Published:Saturday | November 27, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Boxer Ricardo ‘Big 12’ Brown, who recently signed his first professional contract, says the goal is to become a world champion in the next three years. Brown says that achieving his goal will not be easy but that the experience he has gained at the...

Published:Friday | November 26, 2021 | 8:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Professional Football Jamaica (PFJ) Chairman Christopher Williams says a major regional entity could join the list of sponsors for next season’s Jamaica Premier League (JPL). Williams said that last season’s JPL was so popular across the Caribbean...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

CHAIRMAN OF the Professional Football Jamaica Limited (PFJL), Christopher Williams, has announced a raft of plans for this coming Jamaica Premier League (JPL), including extending the competition to have two full rounds of preliminary matches, as...

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

SKATEBOARDER JOEL Ricketts, who will make a historic appearance for Jamaica at the Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, which gets under way today, said that despite his inexperience, he would not be surprised if he takes home a medal. He...

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2021 | 12:13 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON HIGH pulled off a major upset in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Manning Cup Group A football match at the Stadium East playing field, beating high-riding Calabar High 1-0 in a dramatic affair yesterday. Captain...

Published:Tuesday | November 23, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

CAMPERDOWN HIGH School has made one of the most impressive starts to this season’s ISSA Manning Cup competition. The east Kingston-based school has registered three wins from as many games, defeating Dunoon 5-0, Jose Marti 3-0, while coming from...

Published:Monday | November 22, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Football coaches Ludlow Bernard and Calvert Fitzgerald say Jamaica’s hopes of making it to the FIFA World Cup next year are thin after their last two results. They say that for the Reggae Boyz to qualify, they must win their remaining games and...

Published:Wednesday | November 17, 2021 | 12:12 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Davion Ferguson, coach of defending Manning Cup champions, Jamaica College (JC), said he is looking for an improved performance and the team’s first three points of the season, when they take on Kingston Technical, in one of three Group A games on...

Published:Wednesday | November 17, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

IN AN interesting twist of fate, three great friends who are in their first stint as head coach or assistant coach in this season’s Inter-Secondary Schools’ Sports Association (ISSA) schoolboy Manning Cup competition were pitched against each other...

Published:Tuesday | November 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Last season’s runners-up St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) went into their Group B ISSA Manning Cup game against Tivoli Gardens High School eyeing a win but could only manage a 1-1 draw at Ashenheim Stadium yesterday. However, head coach...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Referee’s Department manager Victor Stewart says that their complement of officials for this schoolboy football season, which kicked off on Friday, have all been fully vaccinated. Stewart says, however, that a...

Published:Monday | November 15, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

St Jago High School head coach Jerome Waite is looking for an improvement on their 2-2 draw with St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) when they face Jonathan Grant High School in a Spanish Town derby in Group B of the ISSA Manning Cup at the...

Published:Saturday | November 13, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Premier League players such as Oquassa Chong and Jermaine ‘Teddy’ Johnson are just some of the local stars who will be on show at today’s football fundraiser for Rojeif Seivwright, the son of Molynes United defender, Kemar Seivwright, who is...

Published:Thursday | November 11, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

DAVE MYRIE and Alberto Corcho, respective principals of arch-rival Corporate Area high schools Kingston College and Calabar, heaped praise on the David ‘Wagga’ Hunt Foundation for continuing its contribution to the schools by way of scholarships,...

Published:Wednesday | November 10, 2021 | 12:10 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON COLLEGE’s Manning Cup coach, Ludlow Bernard, said his current team may not be as talented as his three previous squads, but this group is still capable of going all the way in winning the competition this year. Bernard, who has won a title...

Published:Wednesday | November 10, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

REGGAE BOY Leon Bailey is the latest Jamaican player being subjected to the club versus country controversy, with supporters of his English Premier League club, Aston Villa, expressing anger and fear over the player’s international call-up. The 24-...

Published:Tuesday | November 9, 2021 | 12:06 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation President Don Anderson says the national team’s performance at the Amerigol LATAM Cup in Florida last month may have boosted their chances of attracting support to get an ice rink built in the country. The...

Published:Monday | November 8, 2021 | 12:09 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior women’s football team assistant coach Lorne Donaldson says the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has not contacted him about being the team’s interim head coach. Donaldson has been mentioned as one of four coaches on the...

Published:Saturday | November 6, 2021 | 9:28 AMLivingston Scott/Gleaner Writer

PRESIDENT OF the St Ann Football Association, Danny Beckford, is concerned whether Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Michael Ricketts, will resign, or continue for another year or two. That will be the no-nonsense football administrator’s burning...

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