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Stories by Orane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | February 18, 2024 | 12:16 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

LAST SEASON’S beaten finalists Cavalier SC outmuscled Proven Girls FC 12-0, courtesy of a five-timer from the dangerous Shanhaine Nelson to open their account in the 2024 Sherwin Williams’ Jamaica Women’s Premier League (JWPL). Cavalier opened...

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2024 | 12:10 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

FIVE-TIME NATIONAL champion Traves Smikle, was the toast of yesterday’s King of the Ring Championship at the Courtney Walsh Oval as he turned back the fellow throwers Fedrick Dacres and Chad Wright. Smikle, competing in the men’s discus open,...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2024 | 12:18 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

AFTER AN enthralling day one of Davis Cup Group II tennis between host country Jamaica and Barbados, there will be all to play for when action starts later this morning at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre. The teams would end the day locked on one win...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2024 | 12:09 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

ONE OF Jamaica’s brightest local tennis prospects, Jeremy Miller, is elated to be back on the national team and is fine-tuning preparation for Jamaica’s Davis Cup clash against Barbados on February 3 and 4 at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre. “It feels...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2024 | 12:10 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

PRESIDENT OF the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JAVA), Jacqueline Cowan, believes her appointment to the board of the Olympic Programme Commission will have a positive impact on the growth and development of the sport on local soil. “I feel...

Published:Sunday | December 10, 2023 | 12:17 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

IF EVER there was a statement victory, it was witnessed on Saturday night inside the National Stadium as defending ISSA/Digicel daCosta Cup champions, Clarendon College (CC), retained their title, defeating parish rivals Glenmuir, 6-2, on the back...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

FOLLOWING THE Jamaica Scorpions’ horrible performance in the 2023 Regional Super50 tournament, which saw them finishing bottom of the table with six losses and a no-result from seven matches, senior player Andre McCarthy has sought to shed light on...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

LOCAL BODYBUILDER Duvaughn Dick is beaming with joy, not only because of his latest exploits at the recently concluded National Physique Committee (NPC) Atlantic Coast Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he won a slew of medals in a...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

FRENETIC, EXHILERATING, breathtaking, whichever word you chose to describe last evening’s Champions Cup final inside the National Stadium, you would be right. Glenmuir and Clarendon College put on a show with the Andrew Peart-conditioned unit,...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE ANTICIPATION surrounding the second running of the Mouttet Mile, the richest race in the English-speaking Caribbean, carrying a purse of approximately US$150,000 (J$23 million) has risen to another level following news that French jockey Julien...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2023 | 12:13 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

AFTER THREE games in the 2023/24 Wray and Nephew-sponsored Jamaica Premier League (JPL) season, the Ludlow Bernard-coached Harbour View will be eyeing their first victory, but will have their work cut out as they travel to St Ann to face reigning...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

FORMER WEST Indies and Jamaica fast bowler Daren Powell is not buying the latest proclamation from Cricket West Indies (CWI) director of cricket Miles Bascombe regarding the goals of the recently concluded Super50 Cup, won by the Trinidad and...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2023 | 12:13 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

NEW CHAMPIONS will be crowned in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition this year with defending champions Jamaica College (JC) out after being held to a 1-1 draw against St George’s College on Saturday at the Ashenheim Stadium. The...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE QUARTER-FINAL stage of the 2023 ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup season kicked off in emphatic fashion at the Ashenheim Stadium as reigning champions Jamaica College (JC) suffered their first defeat of the season, a 1-0 defeat to the much-talked-about...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE VASSELL Reynolds-coached Kingston College (KC) had to dig deep to rally from a two-goal deficit to beat Campion College 3-2 as round of 16 action in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup got under way at the Ashenheim Stadium yesterday. Campion, who...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE XAVIER Gilbert-coached new-look Reggae Girlz will have to put a tough 2-1 defeat to Panama at the Estadio Universitario in their opening fixture of the 2024 Concacaf Women’s Gold Cup qualifiers on Wednesday night behind them as they gear up to...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE PHILLIP Williams-coached St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) completed a perfect first round with the season double over Group D rivals Excelsior, in the ongoing ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup football competition, on the back of a 2-0 victory...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

IN THREE days’ time, a new-look Reggae Girlz team will take the field against Panama at the Universidad Latina in Gold Cup qualification amid mounting off-field issues between the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) and players. Just yesterday, the...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2023 | 12:08 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

ELTHAM HIGH School failed to make ground on Jonathan Grant in the race for ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup second-round spots yesterday after a nail-biting 2-2 draw away yesterday. A game of two halves was an adequate way to describe the afternoon which...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

HAVING BOOKED a spot in the semi-finals of the Concacaf Caribbean Cup, last season’s beaten Jamaica Premier League (JPL) finalists Cavalier have set sights on capturing their first title on the regional stage. Rudolph Speid-coached Cavalier will...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

THE INTER-SECONDARY Schools Sports Association is now concerned with the complicity of schools in the use of ineligible players in this season’s ISSA/WATA daCosta and ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competitions. Yesterday, ISSA announced the suspension...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2023 | 12:12 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

ST ANDREW Technical High School (STATHS) have taken sole control of Zone D in the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup after thwarting the challenge of Excelsior High School in a one-sided top-of-the-table clash at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2023 | 12:13 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

A HIGHLY anticipated top-of-the-table Zone E encounter between Mona High School and St Catherine High School lived up to its billing yesterday at the Mona field, with the former edging the affair 2-1. Denzel McKenzie’s brace (36th and 82nd minute)...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

FORMER REGGAE Boy standout Linval ‘Rudy’ Dixon is of the opinion that his playing days spent at the senior level marshalling troops from the centre of defence has spilled over into the way he coaches at the Haile Selassie High School. Dixon, who...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2023 | 12:11 AMOrane Buchanan - Staff Reporter

NEWLY APPOINTED head coach of Kingston College (KC), Vassell Reynolds, earned his first victory at the helm of the North Street-based school, a hard-fought 1-0 result over Zone A rivals Calabar, on Saturday evening at the Stadium East Sports...

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