Win-at-all-costs mentality hurting sports

With Paul Reid | Thursday, November, 14 2019    

The win-at-all-costs mentality could be one of the biggest hindrances in the real development of young sports prospects, especially in team sports, on the island. Read More


BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 14 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has answered the call for financial support from SOS Children's Villages to keep its facilities in Barrett Town, St James, and Stony Hill, St Andrew, afloat, pledging $500,000. Read More

Western Sport Diary— November 14

Thursday, November, 14 2019    

TODAYCOCAA Cross Country Ch ampionshipsPetersfield High, Westmoreland - 9:30 am ISSA Rural Area Boys Under-14/16 footballZone BIrwin High vs Hopewell High@ Irwin - 1:45 pm Read More

Petersfield to host COCAA Western Cross Country Champs

Thursday, November, 14 2019    

PETERSFIELD, Westmoreland — For the first time in the history of the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Western Cross Country Championships, all six age groups will run the same distance at today's event to be hosted by Petersfield High, starting at... Read More

PHOTO: Moving away

Wednesday, November, 13 2019    

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'It's wonderful'

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, November, 11 2019    

Residents of Ginger House in east Portland are expressing satisfaction following the installation of a new swing bridge. Read More

$30 million for Tom's Hope

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, November, 11 2019    

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie has announced that plans are in place to repair the main road and bridge at Tom's Hope in the Rio Grande Valley, east Portland. Read More

PHOTO: Champions!

Monday, November, 11 2019    

Summer Hill CC of Brown's Town, St Ann, defeated Links CC of Alexandria in an exciting St Ann Premiere League Champion of Champions Final on Sunday, November 3 at Port Rhoades Sports Club, Discovery Bay,  to win the 2019 Noranda Cup for the parish cricket competition. Read More

Principal turned politician

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Senior staff reporter | Monday, November, 11 2019    

PRINCIPAL of Yallahs High School in St Thomas Mark Malabver is set to enter representational politics after 19 years as an educator. Read More

Hanna praises Godfrey Stewart High's US$1,000-a-month breakfast programme

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MIRAMAR, Florida— Shadow minister on foreign affairs and foreign trade Lisa Hanna has commended a breakfast programme at Godfrey Stewart High School in Westmoreland, saying such initiatives help build self-awareness among children and develop fractured societies. Read More

SRI hosts 'Costume Wid Wow' party

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Team members at Sandals Resorts International's Montego Bay headquarters had the opportunity to play dress up last Thursday as the company hosted its costume party and after-work lyme dubbed 'Costume Wid Wow'. Read More

Lack of funding could reverse dengue gains — WRHA

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

IRONSHORE, St James — Acting regional vector control officer at the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA), Ryan Morris, has expressed fear that a lack of funding could result in the reversal of gains made in the fight against dengue. Read More


BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 7 2019    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending champions Cornwall College and former champions St George's College will clash in the quarter-finals of the ISSA Champions Cup in the second game of a double- header at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, set to start at 6:30pm. Read More

Ernie Smith rocks Empathy Meets Love concert

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The legendary Ernie Smith brought the house down at the Empathy Meets Love charitable concert under the stars at the poolside of the Day O Plantation in Montego Bay last Friday. Read More

Western Sport Diary— Novemer 7

Thursday, November, 7 2019    

TODAYISSA Western Conference Boys' BasketballIrwin High vs William Knibb@ MoBay Boys Club - 1:30 pmHolland High vs Rhodes Hall@ Holland - 1:30 pm ISSA Rural Area Under-14/U-16Zone C Read More


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