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)
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The 2014 Jamaica high school season continued on February 8 with the Milo Western Relays at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St. James. See link to results here.
IF there is one name that has stood out at Kingston College over the last two seasons then it would be that of sprinter Jhevaughn Matherson.
AFTER four years in the wilderness, Kingston College will be looking to improve their fortunes at the 2014 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys & Girls Athletic Championships in Kingston, Jamaica.
Jamaica’s 2012 Olympic 110-meter hurdles bronze medalist Hansle Parchment ran a world-leading time of 13.05 seconds (0.9m/s), a national record, to win the event at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon today.
Olympic bronze medallist Hansle Parchment clocked a new Jamaican record 13.05 seconds to win the men’s 110m hurdles at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday.
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The Puma/Fortis 5K awardees. Congratulations to Dominic Powell for winning the inaguaral championships.
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Twenty-six Jamaican high schools and four colleges will be competing at this month’s 119th Pennsylvania Relay Carnival from April 25-27 at the Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — David Riley, head coach of the Jamaican team that was named yesterday to take part in next weekend's 41st staging of the CARIFTA Championships in The Bahamas, says he is happy with the 70-member squad he has been hande ... (via Jamaica Observer)
MONTEGO BAY, St James — The 103rd ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' and Girls Athletics Championships, known globally as 'Champs', ended on Saturday night in a blaze of glory and the pyrotechnics that followed the final races paled in comparison to th ... (via Jamaica Observer)
(L-R) MATHERSON ... can challenge World Youth record. MCLEOD ... sensational victory in 110 M hurdles Years from now, track and field fans in Jamaica will still be talking about the Inter-Schools Athletics Championships (Champs) 2013 as arguably the best ever. The unprecedented number of records; fierceness of the competition almost down to the ... (via Jamaica Observer)
CALABAR High School's victory at the 103rd ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' Championships at the weekend has been hailed as a demonstration of great talent by one the school's most distinguished past students -- former Prime Minister P J Patterson. (via Jamaica Observer)
CALABAR High School roared loudly on the final day to successfully defend the Mortimor Geddes trophy — symbol of schoolboys' track and field supremacy — when they strolled to an easy victory on yesterday's final day of the 103rd ISSA/Gra ... (via Jamaica Observer)
Kingston College at the Ready for Champs 2013
THE 11th staging of the UWI Track & Field Invitational Meet promises to be an exciting of track and field and more for sports enthusiasts. Slated to take place at the UWI/Usain Bolt Track on Saturday, March 23, 2013, commencing at 10:00 am, th ... (via Jamaica Observer)
Behind three event wins, the top-ranked Razorback won the SEC Indoor Championships for the 19th time in program history. (via ArkansasRazorbacks.com)
CALABAR High's Michael O'hara was unstop-pable, blasting away the competition to win the U-20 boys' 200m by more than 10m on the concluding day of the Carifta Trials on a wet, windy afternoon at the National Stadium yesterday. O'hara, aided wi ... (via Jamaica Observer)
DEFENDING champion Jazeel Murphy looked untroubled as he powered his way to victory in the Under-20 boys 100m on day one of the two-day Carifta Trials at the National Stadium, yesterday. Murphy was among the pack which included powerhouses Odail To ... (via Jamaica Observer)
ONE record had been established at press time at the first track and field meeting of the year, the JC/Wata Invitational Meet at Old Hope Road yesterday. John James of Jamaica College (JC) leaped a record 6.15m to win the Class Three Boys lo ... (via Jamaica Observer)