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Stories by Kavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:13 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

National football technical director Wendell Downswell, who gave the keynote address at the opening ceremony and kick-off of the Victoria Mutual Foundation/St James Football Association Under-13 Football Competition at the UDC field on Wednesday,...

Published:Monday | April 8, 2019 | 12:08 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: Cornwall College high jump star Daniel Meggo has been raising the bar for student athletes not only in the sport but also in the classroom, and has been a source of motivation for young men at his alma mater. Two years ago, at the...

Published:Thursday | April 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Courts Jamaica Limited is increasing its partnership with MoBay City Run, the western Jamaica-based charity, which has funded scholarships and education grants for scores of tertiary-level students, to the tune of $19.5 million over the past five...

Published:Saturday | March 23, 2019 | 12:16 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Manchester High School ended St Elizabeth Technical High School’s (STETHS) five-year hold on the ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup title at the STETHS Sports Complex yesterday with a five-wicket win. Manchester, who were required to chase 162 for...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:33 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: A 133-run seventh wicket partnership between overnight batsmen André Morgan and Wavel Anniford lifted Manchester High to a 27-run first innings lead over St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) on yesterday’s second day of the ISSA/Grace...

Published:Thursday | March 21, 2019 | 12:16 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Andre McCarthy’s four-wicket haul left defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) in a commanding position against Manchester High School at stumps on the first day of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup final at STETHS Sports...

Published:Monday | March 11, 2019 | 12:53 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Arnett Gardens continued their dominance over Montego Bay United (MBU) in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, securing a 2-1 win at WesPow Park and ending MBU’s unbeaten run under coach Luciano Traina Gama. It was a result that left the...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:22 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Andrew Price, assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior women’s team, the Reggae Girlz, believes hotshot forward Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw is currently one of the best strikers in the world. This follows her performance in Sunday’s 3-2 win over...

Published:Wednesday | January 30, 2019 | 12:30 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau: The 41st staging of the Milo Western Relays will be held at the G.C. Foster College in Angels, Spanish Town, on February 9, and meet director, Ray Harvey, is already bracing for big challenges ahead of and during the meet. A Montego...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:Dave Black, the coach of Herbert Morrison Technical High's basketball team, is confident that the school will capture their record sixth straight ISSA Western Conference Under-16 and -19 titles after booking their spots in the final...

Published:Tuesday | January 15, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay United (MBU) player-coach Dwayne Ambusley is hoping Sunday's 1-0 victory over Mount Pleasant FA in the Red Stripe Premier League will change their momentum as they look to stave off relegation. The win ended a five-game losing streak....

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Petersfield High School middle-distance runner Shaquena Foote is looking forward to an exciting track and field season as she aims to take the 800m and 1500m double at this year's ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletics Championships despite...

Published:Monday | December 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite avoiding defeat in their last six games, which all ended in draws, Godfrey Drummond, head coach of Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) outfit FC Reno, said there is a lot of work to be done in the two weeks of break from competition. His aim is...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western Bureau:It was a case of biting the hand that feeds you at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Monday night.Deshane Beckford, on loan from Montego Bay United, struck twice for Harbour View as the Stars of the East blanked his parent club 3-0 in...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Garvey Maceo High School Under-14 and -16 football team coach Merron Gordon, is proud of their performance this season after both sides captured their respective titles last week.The Under-14 team defeated Spalding High School 2-1 to take their...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

For years, coaches who wanted to be certified in advanced coaching and programme writing had to go to the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in order to do so. However, though GC Foster's partnership with the Sam Sharpe Teachers'...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Alfred Francis, organiser of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, which was recently staged in Negril, is pleased with the turnout of participants, with 2,646 competitors featuring in the event.Francis pointed to the event's growth and...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Despite the change of day from Saturday to Sunday for the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K in Negril, the event still saw some 2,646 participants turn out for the 18th staging, with half the numbers coming in from overseas.The Tottori...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:25 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The battle for rural area supremacy heats up in the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup final when Cornwall College take on Clarendon College in what will see a clash of the CCs in their quest to reveal the real 'mCCoy'.The match is set to kick off at 6 p.m. in...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

President of the Westmoreland Football Association, Everton Tomlinson said that while he is proud of the performances of Frome Technical and Petersfield High School, which both made deep runs into this year's schoolboy football season, he is...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Kavi Meeks, coach of Charlemont High School, is proud of the way his boys managed the remaining 45 minutes of their ISSA Ben Francis Cup final against Petersfield to grab their first schoolboy football title.The team from St Catherine eventually ran...

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Marlon Martin, captain of Charlemont High School's senior football team, said he wants to dedicate the ISSA/WATA Ben Francis Knockout Cup title to his mother, who was laid to rest on Saturday.Charlemont led the Ben Francis final 2-0 over Petersfield...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

First-time finalists Charlemont and Petersfield High School will have to wait until next week Tuesday before either lifts their first schoolboy football title. This after rain interrupted play at the start of the second half of the ISSA/WATA Ben...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

Western BureauFirst-time ISSA-WATA Ben Francis KO finalists, Petersfield High School and Charlemont High, will be seeking to make history this afternoon at the Juici Park Complex Clarendon. Both schools will be hunting their first piece of...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold/Gleaner Writer

The argument around which of the two prominent 'CC'-initialed schools is more deserving of the 'Real CC' moniker has raged on among Jamaicans for decades.That dispute may never truly be settled, but the debate will enter its latest chapter when the...

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