Photo: Sanya Richards-Ross celebrates with members of the Kingston College track and field team at the Penn Relays
The giants of North Street, Kingston College and St Jago High from Monk Street in Spanish Town, were left celebrating historic victories inside the Franklin Field Stadium on day three of the 122th staging of the Penn Relays on Saturday, while Jamaica College pulled off a massive upset to stun favourites Calabar High in the High School Boys 4x400m, as the curtains came down on yet another fantastic staging of the prestigious relays.
The University of Texas, revealed on Thursday that Jamaica College’s jump specialist O'brien Wasome has signed a letter of intent to join the Burnt Orange and White longhorns teams- University of Texas.
The 2016 ISSA/ Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships - Class One - Long and Triple Jump champion and Carita Gold medallist is amongst 19 new recruits for the Spring period.
Photo: Chadayne Walker anchoring Kingston College to victory in the Class One Boys 4x200m at last year's Gibson-McCook Relays.
The Gibson-McCook Relays now steps into its "Ruby" year of existence and fans can expect a pleatra of high quality "gifts" through performances set to be unleashed in the 13 championship events, plus other individual events.
Photo: Obrien Wasome will play a major role for Jamaica College in their quest to win Champs 2016.
Jamaica College’s Obrien Wasome is a man who seemingly has everything he wanted at the 2015 ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships, but the Long Jumper and Triple Jumper admits he won’t be content until he has his hands on another double title – something he hopes to achieve in 2016. He leapt 7.71m and 16.24m to win the long Jump and Triple Jump respectively in 2015.
Photo: Ian Forbes, Chairman of the organizing committee for the Pure Water/JC Track & Field Development Meet
The 23rd staging of the Pure Water/JC Track & Field Development Meet is all set and ready to run off this Saturday, the 10 of January, 2016 on the grounds of the Old Hope Road based institution.
The meet over the years has attracted numerous talented athletes from some of the top high schools and clubs across the country and the organizers will hope this trend continues when the first proceedings get underway at 8:30 am.
Photo: Major Basil Jarrett, President of the Jamaica College Old Boys Association and Jamaica College head coach Miguel Coley celebrate their three-peat after clipping St, Georges College 1-0 in the final of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup on Saturday. Coley has won the Manning Cup in all his three years in charge at Jamaica College.
Photo: Jamaica College celebrates their third straight hold on the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup following a 1-0 win over St. Georges College in the final at Sabina Park on Saturday.
Jamaica College defended their Manning Cup title and claimed their third straight lien by defeating St. George’s College 1-0 in a epic and nail biting final at Sabina Park on Saturday. A 90th minute header from Donovan Dawkins settled the contest to break St. Georges hearts and exact revenge for the hammering they took in the Super Cup finals two weeks earlier.
Photo: St. Georges College midfielder Dominic James dribbles through a crowd of Jonathan Grant players. James scored the fourth goal as STGC ran out 4-1 winners to advance to the final where they will meet defending champions Jamaica College.
Defending champions Jamaica College, led by a brace from Donovan Dawkins turned back Denham Town 4-2, while St. George’s College, inspired by an Alex Marshall hat-trick eased pass Jonathan Grant 4-1 in the ISSA/Flow Manning Cup semifinals at Sabina Park on Saturday, to book their respective spots in the final.