Noel Spencer

KC Times | We Just Went to Run: A Penn Relay Pioneer remembers Noel Spencer Feb 13, 2014

    Had it not been for a late entry application filing, this year’s running of the Penn Relays the 118th, would have marked the 50th anniversary of the first ever high school track team from Jamaica, to make the sojourn to the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field.  Instead, the talent-laden relay squad from Kingston College had to literally cool their jets in Kingston until April 1964, to make their first appearance at the world-famous relays. And what a grand entrance that was? (via www.kctimes.org)

ThePennRelays.com - The Penn Relays Noel Spencer Apr 26, 2013

Gleneve Grange sets New Jamaica Junior National Record, at same time establishes New Penn Relay Carnival Record     The Penn Relays, Gleneve Grange and her coach of Holmwood Technical. Photo produced by Paul Everett of MoMilesplit.com The Penn Relays,News, scores, schedules, stats, live video, live audio, on-demand video (via www.thepennrelays.com)

Jamaican Athletes Alumni Report March 28 2013 - April 4th 2013 Noel Spencer Apr 5, 2013

March 28, 2013 - April 05, 2013   adidas Raleigh Relays March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Raleigh, NC   Men 100 Meter Dash - Taffawee Johnson (Saint Augustine's University) 10.53 SB; Taffawee Johnson (Saint Augustine's University) 10.58; 400 Meter Dash - Dennis Stephenson (American International College) 48.32 SB;   Arkansas Spring Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Fayetteville, AR   Men 200 Meter Dash - Tarik Batchelor (University of Arkansas) 22.03 SB; 400 Meter Dash - Dexter Mckenzie (University of Nebraska) 51.12 SB; Discus - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 153-10.75 SB; Hammer Throw - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 180-6.25 SB; Long Jump - Tarik Batchelor (University of Arkansas) 24-0.5 SB; Shot Put - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 42-9 SB;   Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championships March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in San Diego, CA   Women 400 Meter Dash - Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 55.38 SB; Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 55.60; Long Jump - Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 19-4 SB;   Cowley Tiger Invitational March 30, 2013 in Arkansas City, KS   Men 400 Meter Dash - Wayne Northover (Cloud County Community College) 52.57 SB;   Monmouth Season Opener March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Long Branch, NJ   Men One Mile Run - Khari Bowen (Monmouth University) 4:21.32 SB;   OBU Bison Open March 30, 2013 in Shawnee, OK   Women 400 Meter Dash - Jura Levy (Oklahoma Baptist University) 55.95 SB;   Stanford Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Palo Alto, CA   Men 5,000 Meter Run - Kemoy Campbell (University of Arkansas) 13:32.82 SB; Leighton L. Spencer (Columbia University) 14:16.50 SB;   University of Maryland Invite March 30, 2013 in College Park, MD   Men 800 Meter Run - Giovani Mowatt (Howard University) 1:51.54 SB;   Virginia Invitational March 30, 2013 in Charlottesville, VA   Women Discus - Danniel Thomas (Kent State University) 172-3 SB; Shot Put - Danniel Thomas (Kent State University) 49-10.75 SB; Men 110 Meter Hurdles - Ackeem Smith (University of Maryland Eastern Shore) 14.44;   Wendy's/Pittsburg State Invitational March 30, 2013 in Pittsburgh, KS   Women 400 Meter Hurdles - Yanique Haye (Lincoln University of Missouri) 1:00.38 SB; 400 Meter Dash - Yanique Haye (Lincoln University of Missouri) 56.30 SB; Men 100 Meter Dash - Romel Lewis (Lincoln University of Missouri) 10.36 SB; 110 Meter Hurdles - Sabiel Anderson (Lincoln University of Missouri) 14.03 SB; 400 Meter Hurdles - Sabiel Anderson (Lincoln University of Missouri) 52.22 SB;   WSSU Collegiate Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Winston Salem, NC   Men 200 Meter Dash - Winston Brown (Johnson C. Smith University) 22.08; 400 Meter Dash - Winston Brown (Johnson C. Smith University) 48.73 SB;   Yellow Jacket Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Atlanta, GA   Women Long Jump - Jhanelle Mcleod (Georgia Tech) 19-3.5 SB; Triple Jump - Jhanelle Mcleod (Georgia Tech) 42-7.75 SB; Men Long Jump - Kamal Fuller (University of Alabama) 23-9 SB;  

'Athletes rose to the occasion,' says manager - Sport Noel Spencer Apr 3, 2013

Members of Jamaica’s successful 2013 Carifta Games track and field team shortly after arriving at the Norman Manley International Airport from Nassau, The Bahamas, yesterday.(PHOTO GARFIELD ROBINSON)   THE coaches and management of the Jamaican junior track and field team that extended the island's stranglehold on the Carifta Games after a 29th straight win, have reacted with delight. Team manager Jeffrey Gordon hailed the athletes for (via Jamaica Observer)

Jamaica 50 at CARIFTA second day - Sport Noel Spencer Apr 1, 2013

  MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - Jamaica are well on the way to winning a 29th straight CARIFTA Games track and field championships after ending the second day of the three-day event at the Thomas A Robinson stadium in Nassau, Bahamas with 50 medals, well a ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Sprinters roar back - Ja dominate sprint relays on Carifta’s day two - Sport Noel Spencer Apr 1, 2013

Jamaica’s Gleneve Grange in action in the Girls’ 800m at the 42nd CARIFTA Games Track and Field Championships at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday. (PHOTO: ANTHONY FOSTER)   AFTER winning just one of four 100m gold medals on Saturday, Jamaica's sprinters roared back decisively last night winning three of four 4x100m relays on the second day of the 42nd CARIFTA Games Track and Field Championships at the brand new 15,0 ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Bolt wins 150m race at Copacabana beach - News Noel Spencer Apr 1, 2013

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt opened his season with a 150-metre win on a track set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Bolt cruised to victory in 14.42 seconds, falling short of the world-best mark of 14.35 he set on the ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Jamaica take early lead at CARIFTA Games - Sport Noel Spencer Mar 31, 2013

Jamaica’s Nattaliah Whyte (second right) powers through the finish line to win the girls’ Under-17 100m final ahead of Nelda Huggings (right) of the British Virgin Islands, and compatriot Shellece Clarke (left) at the 42nd CARIFTA Games at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas last evening. Whyte won in a time of 11.88 seconds. (PHOTO: TRACKALERTS) Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/25-and-counting_13979602#ixzz2P8FTCoE8 JAMAICA'S woes in the shortest sprint at the CARIFTA Games over the past three years continued on yesterday's opening day of the 42nd staging of the regional championships at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas as they won just one o ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Asafa suffers sore hamstring in comeback race - Sport Noel Spencer Mar 31, 2013

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Jamaican former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell suffered a tight hamstring yesterday which he said would prevent him from running in Australia's Stawell Gift. Although his backup team said Powell could stil ... (via Jamaica Observer)