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Edwin Allen in strong position on day three

Edwin Allen’s Saqukine Cameron (second right), a favourite for the girls’ Class One 100m title, weeps uncontrollably after she was disqualified for false-starting in
the heats of the event on day three of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday. Cameron is being
consoled (from left) by St Jago High’s Natalliah Whyte, Shanice Reid and her Edwin Allen teammate Telecia Briscoe. (PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

EDWIN Allen High are well-placed to win their third ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Championship, according to head coach Michael Dyke after yesterday's third day of the five-day championships at the National Stadium. "Apart from the unfortunate mishap with Cameron and another setback in the 400m hurdles ... Read More

Calabar's Lamar Reid leaps to 1.99m to brreak the Class Three high jump record
on day three of the GraceKennedy ISSA Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships
at the National Stadium yesterday. (PHOTO: COLLIN REID) Calabar jumper Reid shatters record as defending champs soar to lead
CALABAR High's jumper Lamar Reid broke the first boys' record and propelled the champions to the top ... Read More

Calabar in control going into final day of Champs
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Defending champions Calabar High have opened up a 23-point lead after 17 finals ... Read More

Calabar maintain lead on day 4 of Champs
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Calabar continue to lead boys’ section of the GraceKennedy ISSA Boys ... Read More

PHOTOS: Day 4 of Boys’ and Girls’ Champs

Friday, March 27, 2015 1:56 PM    

(Photos: Bryan Cummings)

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Defending Champions Calabar High and Edwin Allen High are working to maintain their title in the Issa/ GraceKennedy Boys’ Championships currently underway at the National Stadium in Kingston. The event is scheduled to end with the final heat races on Saturday. OBSERVER ONLINE brings you photo highlights. Read More

Keeping Champs clean

Friday, March 27, 2015    

Randolph Scott, an official with the Jamaica Athletics
Administrative Association, drops an empty plastic bottle into a
recycling bin at Champs..
Sixth form student athlete at Kingston College Andre Headley
drops two plastic water bottles in one of the recycling bins at
the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys & Girls Athletics Championships
now on at the National Stadium in Kingston.

GRACEKENNEDY, one of the title sponsors of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships 2015 has mounted a plastic bottle recycling project at the 2015 staging of the games now on at the National Stadium in Kingston. They expect to collect some 30,000 bottles over the five days (March 24-28), which they will transport to the University of the West Indies, Mona, for them to be shredded and baled, then shipped to the USA and China. A release from the company said the initiative i ... Read More

Hydel's Shadea Lawrence repeats as discus champion

BY PAUL A REID Observer Writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March 26, 2015    

HYDEL High's Shadea Lawrence won the girls' Class One discus with a personal best throw of 48.66m to repeat as champion on day two of the GraceKennedy ISSA Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday. Second in the event was Excelsior High's Shaniece Love (48.01m), while third went to Paul-Anne Gayle of Edwin Allen (47.87). Meanwhile, Edwin Allen's Rochelle Frazer stayed on course to win a third-straight girls' Class One shot put event after easily qualifying in ... Read More

JC nose ahead after one final in boys action

BY HOWARD WALKER Observer senior reporter walkerh@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, March 26, 2015    

Jamaica College Paketo Dudley in his winning
leap of 7.21m in the boys’ Class Two long jump
on day two of the GraceKennedy ISSA
Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships
at the National Stadium yesterday.
(PHOTO: BRYAN CUMMINGS)

JAMAICA College (JC) took an early lead after the first final of the GraceKennedy ISSA Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships on day two with 10 points after capturing the Class Two long jump at the National Stadium yesterday. Paketo Dudley of JC won the event with a leap of 7.21m with his teammate Johni James finishing eighth for a total of 10 points. Wolmer’s Boys’ are second with seven points after Daemon Creary of Wolmer’s Boys’ stole second with his las ... Read More

Mahfood cops first U-15 title

Thursday, March 26, 2015    

Junior squash players with national Junior Programme Manager Gill Binnie (far left), coaching assistant Fritzroy Smith
(centre back) and President of the Jamaica Squash Association Chris Hinds (far right).

Young Tobias Levy blew through the field in the Under-11 age group defending his title without losing a game. Levy beat Brady Holmes 11-1, 11-5, 11-6 to relegate him to second place and also registered an 11-1, 11-4, 11-4 win against Sebastian Azan, who finished third. Lumley was in equally good form, beating Adam Ardito 11-7, 11-5, 11-1 and Luke Roberts 11-7, 11-8, 9-11, 11-5 to retain his Under-17 title. However, in the Under-15 age group, Ardito was in full control, beating runner-up Joe R ... Read More

Day two in pictures

Thursday, March 26, 2015    

Calabar’s Alex Hutton (117)
leads a tightly bunched field in
heat number seven of the
boys’ Class One 800-metre
event during the morning
session on day two of the
ISSA/Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics
Championship at the National
Stadium yesterday. (PHOTOS:
BRYAN CUMMINGS)

Calabar's Alex Hutton (117) leads a tightly bunched field in heat number seven of the boys Class One 800-metre event during the morning session on day two of the ISSA/Boys' and Girls' Athletics Championship at the National Stadium yesterday. (PHOTOS: BRYAN CUMMINGS) Leon Clarke (1363) of St Jago eases across the line to win heat two of the Class Two 800-metre event ahead of Romel Plummer (1040) of Munro College. Lamara Diton of Rusea's High clears the bar at 1.60 metres during the girls Class ... Read More

JC maintain lead on day 3 of Champs

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:01 PM    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica College continue to lead the GraceKennedy ISSA Boys’ and Girls’ Athletics Championships with 29 points after four finals, but their lead has been reduced by Calabar High, to just three points. Edwin Allen High are third on 16 points ahead of Kingston College on 14 points. Demar Gayle of Edwin Allen High won the Class One discus final with a throw of 50.70m ahead of Warren Barrett of Calabar High with 49.95m. Petersfield High’s Sanjae Lawrence ... Read More

PHOTOS: Day 3 of Boys’ and Girls’ Champs

Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:39 PM    

(PHOTOS: Bryan Cummings)

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Day three of the Issa/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Championships got under way at the National Stadium in St Andrew today. The event will end with the final heat races on Saturday. OBSERVER ONLINE brings you photo highlights. Read More

ECB chairman says Windies team mediocre

Thursday, March 26, 2015 8:25 AM    

West Indies captain Jason Holder (centre) celebrates his wicket with teammates Darren Sammy (right) and Jerome Taylor (left) during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between West Indies and United Arab Emirates at McLean Park in Napier on March 15, 2015. (Photo: AFP)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) – The incoming head of English cricket has handed Phil Simmons a welcome key card prior to his first series as West Indies head coach. Colin Graves, who takes over as the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman on May 15, told BBC Radio that he would “certainly be disappointed if we don’t win the West Indies series because I am pretty sure the West Indies are going to have a mediocre team”. He claimed that “a lot o ... Read More

Semi-finalists decided in St Elizabeth Major League

Thursday, March 26, 2015    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth -- Black Star FC will look to regain second place in the St Elizabeth Wray & Nephew Major League, as preliminary-round action culminates on Thursday with two rescheduled games. In Black River, the defending champions will oppose Round Hill United at the New Town Community Centre, while Real Treasure Beach FC and Haughton United will meet at the Treasure Beach Sports Park in a game of academic interest. Both games are set to kick off at 3:30 pm. Black Star, along w ... Read More



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