LASCO & Salada Foods Jnr High Schools' Football Competition eyes expansion

Nanda Dukharan (right), brand
representative, LASCO Distributors
Limited, tests her football skills with
(from left) Shemore McLean, captain
of Braeton Primary and Junior High,
and Konato Campbell, captain of
Calabar Primary and Junior High,
ahead of the kick-off match in the
LASCO/Salada-sponsored Kingston
and St Andrew (KSA) Junior High
Schools’ Football Competition at the
Cling Cling Oval last Thursday.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Kingston and St Andrew (KSA) Junior High Schools' Football Competition sponsored by LASCO Distributors Limited and Salada Foods Limited got under way last Thursday at the Cling Cling Oval. The competition has grown over the years, thanks to the continued support of Sal ... Read More

Cornwall College sweep Spot Valley
MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Cornwall College swept their first-round double-heade ... Read More

Clarendon College players celebrate the goal, scored
by Creggton Charlton, which gifted them a 1-0 win
over Mile Gully High in a recent Inter-Zone contest at
Juici Park. Clarendon College thirst for D'Cup glory
THERE hasn't been a year (and this is seriously not a hyperbole), since 1998, when they last tasted ... Read More

West conference schools seek to extend basketball win
MONTEGO BAY, St James — TWO days after splitting their season opening double-header in Wakefie ... Read More

Cornwall College sweep pre-season basketball tourney

Monday, October 06, 2014    

Muschett High's Djair Bulgin (left) finds his path blocked by Cornwall College's Steven Mathison in their ISSA/KFC Western
Conference High School boys Under 19 basketball game played earlier in the season.  (FILE PHOTO)

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Cornwall College got ready for next week's start of the ISSA Western Conference high school boys' basketball competition by sweeping both sections of the Holland High pre-season tournament held last Thursday. The Under-19 team successfully defended their title, while the Under-16 were unbeaten all day on their way to victory. The ISSA competition will start tomorrow and so far seven schools have indicated their participation led by Under-19 champi ... Read More

Basketball nightmare

BY SEAN A WILLIAMS Assistant Sport Editor | Friday, October 03, 2014    

Kimani Ffriend (right) with attorney Yugoslav Tintor as they arrive for court in Belgrade, Serbia.

JAMAICAN basketballer Kimani Ffriend has been living a nightmare since his Skoda Fabia motorcar hit and killed a Serbian woman on a rainy Belgrade morning on November 3, 2012. The night before, a Friday, was planned for celebrations with friends and was expected to go into the wee hours of Saturday morning. Ffriend was in high spirits as his process for Serbian citizenship was expected to come to an end the Monday morning with signing of final documents. The closure of that process also meant ... Read More

Baseball development apace in Ja, says INSPORTS official

BY SHERDON COWAN | Thursday, September 25, 2014    

Director of baseball at
INSPORTS Donovan Corcho
(third left) and assistant
district administrator of
baseball in Jamaica Leon
Taylor (right) are joined by PE
instructors (from left) Tracy-
Ann Robinson of Shortwood
Practising; Ricky McIntosh of
Dupont Primary; Nicola Guy of
New Providence and Michael
Wong of George Headley at
INSPORTS headquarters at
the National Arena yesterday.

DONOVAN Corcho, director of baseball at the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), reiterated that his organisation has doubled its effort in paving the way for baseball to become a traditional sport in Jamaica. "We are in the process of sensitising Jamaica and specifically corporate Jamaica by means of promoting our activities about what we are doing.. so when we approach them they won't have question signs as to what it is that we are talking about and we would have a positive result," Corcho told t ... Read More

USA repeat as basketball World Cup champions

Monday, September 15, 2014    

United States' Stephen Curry (front) and Serbia's Nikola Kalinic vie
for the ball during the final World Basketball match between the
United States and Serbia at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in
Madrid, Spain, yesterday. (PHOTO: AP)

MADRID, Spain (AP) — Kyrie Irving made all six three-pointers and scored 26 points, and the US repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 yesterday in the Basketball World Cup. James Harden added 23 for the Americans, who made 11 of 16 3-pointers in a sensational-shooting first half, adding one final romp to a tournament full of them. This depleted team that was supposedly weak enough to lose was too good to be touched. The Americans were supposed to have Al ... Read More



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