Simpson’s three-timer lifts KC to 6th straight win

Basil Trelevan (right) of St Mary’s College brings the ball under control, as Kingston College’s Javain Brown closes in for a challenge during their Group C ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup contest at Stadium East Field yesterday. (Observer)

With leading goalscorer Rashawn Mackinson having an ordinary day, full-back Denilson Simpson feted himself to a three-timer, as Kingston College (KC) brushed aside St Mary’s College 5-0 in Group C of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup action yesterday. Simp ... Read More

Camerdown High SChool’s Roberto Salmon (left) and Jose Marti High’s Prince Cole compete for the ball in their ISSA/FLOW MAnning Cup Group F match at Alpha Institute yesterday. (Joseph Wellington) Jose Marti hold Camperdown in dour 1-1 result
Camperdown High and Jose Marti High played to a dour 1-1 draw in their Group F ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup ... Read More

Angeline Gillings (left), chief global category officer, GraceKennedy Foods, is all smiles as she shows off her official Jamaica team gear received from Mike Fennell, president of the Jamaica Olympic Association and Vishwaunath Tolan, first vice-president, Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), and chef de mission for the Rio Olympics. The presentation was made following a luncheon hosted by the JOA at The Blue Window Restaurant, Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, as a token of appreciation for the unparalleled support of the GraceKennedy Group in the Rio Olympics. JOA says Gracekennedy helped maintain world leading performance of athletes
The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has described the support of the GraceKennedy Group for the at ... Read More

WHITMORE… has been appointed interim Reggae Boyz head coach for two CFU Caribbean Cup games against Suriname and Guyana (Paul Reid) ‘There’s a lot I can offer the programme’ — Whitmore
MONTEGO BAY, St James — If offered the full-time job of coaching the Reggae Boyz, Theodore Whi ... Read More

Hill captures Boys’ 18 and Under singles title at Guardian Life Junior Tennis Championships

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Raquel Pusey (second left back row) insurance advisor of Guardian Life Limited, and Llockett McGregor (right back row), tournament director pose with the winners and runners-up of the 2016 Guardian Life Junior Tennis Championships which ended at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston on Sunday.

THIRD-SEEDED Daniel Hill defeated top-seeded Cliff Dwyer in straight sets to capture the Boys’ 18 and Under singles title at the 2016 Guardian Life Open Junior Tennis Championships at the Liguanea Club in New Kingston on Sunday. The boys’ final, which lasted around an hour and a half, saw Hill winning 7-6 (7-5 tie-breaker), 6-4 to gain his third hold on the title. He won in 2013 and 2015. Hill said that he played well, and was producing some good shots with his back and forearm. &l ... Read More

Squash ace Julian Morrison to win 2016 Liguanea Club Open Tourney

Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Rising star Julian Morrison served off as the favourite as the 2016 Liguanea Club Open Squash Tournament kicked off Monday night. The former Caribbean Junior Champion is among 38 players vying for top honours in the week-long competition. Although highly touted, Morrison can take nothing for granted as the tournament employs a handicap format which creates a level playing field regardless of competitors’ experience and skill levels. In addition, male and female players are going hea ... Read More

St James, Dinthill, Garvey Maceo remain perfect

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Tyreke Clarke (right) of St James High  gets to a high ball ahead of Maldon High’s Roxbert Williams in their ISSA/FLOW Zone A daCosta Cup return-round game played at Jarrett Park yesterday. St James High won the game 6-0. (Paul Reid)

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Three former champions, St James High, Dinthill Technical and Garvey Maceo, extended their winning records to six straight in their return-round games in the ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup football competition yesterday. Cornwall College stayed on top in Zone A with a 4-0 win over Anchovy High, Dinthill Technical beat Bog Walk High 2-0 in Zone K, while Garvey Maceo edged Porus High 1-0 in Zone M. Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) meanwhile in ... Read More

Russell’s disciplinary hearing resumes today

BY SANJAY MYERS Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Cricketer Andre Russell (right) and Attorney-at-law Patrick Foster enter the Courtleigh Hotel ahead of a recent preliminary hearing. (Photo: Sanjay Myers)

The hearing convened by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel into the allegation that West Indies cricketer Andre Russell violated a whereabouts clause is scheduled to continue this morning at 10:00. It is to be held at Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston. The disciplinary panel is set to comprise Chairman Hugh Faulkner, Dr Marjorie Vassell, and former Jamaica cricketer Dixeth Palmer. The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) accuses Russell, 28, of failing to file his whereabou ... Read More

Molly Rhone to be honoured during CB Group UWI 5K

Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

RHONE…served as president of the Jamaica Netball Association from 1993 to 2003

She might not be pounding the netball courts anymore, but her continued devotion to the sport is evident in the service she continues to provide in all areas of the game and the wider sporting arena. Address her today as Honourable Molly Rhone OJ, CD — as among her 19 local and international accolades is the prestigious national awards from the Government of Jamaica which she received in 1999 and again in 2011 for her contribution to sports administration — regionally and internati ... Read More

Camperdown start with 51-29 win over Jose Marti in ISSA/Urban netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Camperdown High’s Connie Roach (left) and Akeelia Henry of Jose Marti Technical reach for the ball during their 2016 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association Urban High Schools Senior League netball encounter at the Camperdown High School’s court on Monday. Camperdown won 51-29. (garfield robinson)

DEFENDING champions Camperdown High defeated Jose Marti Technical High 51-29 as the 2016 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Urban High School Leagues continued on Monday. The Wayne Stewart-coached aggregation from East Kingston was playing their first match of the season after last Wednesday’s rained-out encounters against Campion College. He said despite winning so convincingly, he was forced to field only six players on court, as three key players suffered from the flu. ... Read More

4th Sandals Latin American Travel Agents Golf Tourney ends today

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, September 28, 2016    

Team 11 from Puerto Pico — Jose Cirino (in red shirt from left), Angel Cepada, Selia Munoz, and Reynaldo Ramos pose with their caddies after completing hole nine on yesterday day one of the fourth staging of the 2016 Sandals Latin American Travel Agents Golf Tournament at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios. (Lionel Rookwood)

OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — After a very good nine-hole first day by golfers yesterday, Miguel Arthurs, general manager of the Sandals Golf and Country Club, said that organisers are expecting an exciting day two full of fireworks as the fourth staging of the 2016 Sandals Latin American Travel Agents Golf Tournament continues today at the Sandals Golf and Country Club in Ocho Rios. Arthurs said that even though day two promises to be an interesting affair as the course is still in great conditio ... Read More

3 Jamaicans selected to CFU All-star team

Tuesday, September 27, 2016    

(From left) Jamaica’s Damani Osei, Nickque Daley and Raewin Senior.

ST MARGARET’S, Trinidad & Tobago — Jamaica’s all-star selectees are over the moon after being named among the Caribbean’s best 11 following Sunday’s conclusion to the CFU Under-17 World Cup qualifying play-offs. Jamaica’s strike pair of Nickque Daley and Raewin Senior were catapulted to the list having equally shared eight goals between them. They are joined by left-back, the USA-based Damani Osei. “I think I am proud of myself although I did not ... Read More

Excelsior repeat 4-0 beating of Tarrant

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, September 27, 2016    

Excelsior’s Tyrick Sutherland (left) and Malik Cockings of Tarrant in an aerial challenge for possession during the ISSA/FLOW Group A contest at Molynes Field yesterday. (Observer)

In what was basically a repeat performance of their first-leg contest, Excelsior High once again trounced Tarrant High 4-0 in Group A return-leg action of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/FLOW Manning Cup competition yesterday. Substitute Tyane Wilson led the way with a brace in the 65th and 70th minutes, with Voshawn Williams (23rd) and Alain Skerritt (88th) grabbing the others in the lopsided contest at Molynes Field. The win propelled Excelsior to the top of the five-t ... Read More

‘A Maneater’ on the loose

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff writer | Tuesday, September 27, 2016    

She’s A Maneater (Omar Walker) sailing to her maiden win on Saturday.

It was anticipated, and she delivered. She’s A Maneater demonstrated on Saturday last that she does possess more than average ability, after signifying same on the exercise track. Running in the $1-million Front Runner Sprint feature, She’s A Maneater, a bay filly by Natural Selection – Ahwhofah, trained by Wayne DaCosta and ridden by Omar Walker, broke smartly into the lead but was quickly challenged by Silver Rocket, with Wesley Henry in the saddle, after the first half a f ... Read More



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