St Mary 35 overs tournament bowls off tomorrow

first_imgOCHO RIOS:The St Mary Cricket Association L.P. Martin Funeral Home/Gas Pro 35-over competition bowls off tomorrow with eight matches spread across four zones.In the feature match, defending champions Boscobel play Top Pen at Boscobel Oval, starting at 10 a.m.Other matches include: Trinity Land vs Police at Trinity Land; Fort George vs Highgate at Fort George; White Hall vs Port Maria at White Hall; Petersfield vs Three Hills at Petersfield; Bonny Gate vs Mango Valley at Bonny Gate; Galina vs Jack’s River at Galina; and Sandals/Beaches vs Wilderness at Wilderness.The teams have been divided into four zones. Zone One comprises Petersfield, Three Hills, Bonny Gate and Mango Valley. Zone Two has Galina, Jack’s River, Sandals/Beaches and Wilderness. Zone Three includes Fort George, Highgate, Port Maria, White Hall. Zone Four comprises Boscobel, Trinity Land, Top Pen and Police.Boscobel favouriteBoscobel will start favourites, with a number of parish representatives on their team, including national invitee Alwayne Williams, the top batsman in the parish, and Domain Wilson. Top Pen, however, have pacer Jermaine Chisholm in their line-up and will not be easily outplayed.Port Maria, the recent Twenty20 champions, are expected to get the better of White Hall, what with national invitee Aldane ‘Zum’ Thomas, Marlon Byfield and Richard Creary in the team. White Hall will be led by all-rounder Fabian Angus.The star-studded Jack’s River team is skippered by parish representative Orane Farr and includes Sashane Anderson, while Galina will be depending on Romaine Gordon to upset the apple cart.Wilderness will be piloted by Renar Ross, against a Sandals/Beaches line-up that includes skipper Jessi Alexander, Richardo Thompson and talented, young batsman Michael Downer.In the Trinity Land vs Police encounter, Renford Pinnock Jr is expected to be the player making the difference and set up a win for the lawmen.The other top teams are Three Hills, piloted by Sanjay Hudson, and Mango Valley, with the irrepressible Horace Whitehorne.last_img read more

Big first for Hastings Primary

first_imgThe Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival came to an exciting end on Wednesday at Sabina Park with Hastings Primary School of Trelawny copping their first champion trophy after being in the runners-up position several times.     They defeated defending champions New Works Primary of Westmoreland.  Scores: Hastings 156 for 3; New Works 119 all out. Two hundred and twenty four schools – 16 per parish – started the competition in January with intra-parish matches.  The parish winners then played their neighbouring parishes after which the top seven and the best losers were invited to display their cricket at the festival.   The awards function was held immediately following the festival. New entrants Brandon Hill Primary of Clarendon took home the most improved school trophy for reaching the semi-finals.  They also bagged the most disciplined school trophy. Individual prizes went to male and female cricketers per category. Best bowlers:  Michael Murray of Hastings and Marsha Dixon of Santa Cruz. Best fielders:  Jermaine Edwards of Hastings and Shanique Wallace of Santa Cruz. Best batters:  Javid Simpson of New Works and Katie Wilmot of New Works The Kiddy Cricketers will display their skills during an international cricket match in Jamaica later this year while the top 50 players will be invited to a camp in the summer after which the best three will receive a $50,000 bursary. This year marks the 15th year of Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket. Coach of the winning team, Leon Reid, endorsed Kiddy Cricket while saying that the children were excited to play the game and it had a positive impact on them.    Co-ordinator Philip Service praised the competition and noted that two current national players came through Kiddy Cricket.  They are Jermaine Blackwood and Brandon King.last_img read more

Girls hunt the clincher

first_imgJamaica’s Sunshine Girls will be aiming to clinch the three-Test series against England when they take on the hosts in Game Two today in Manchester. Match time is 2:45 p.m. (Jamaica time). The Sunshine Girls lead the series 1-0 following their easy 66-49 victory in the opening contest on Tuesday. The Jamaicans, who are ranked fourth in the world, one place below England, are seeking their first series victory over their opponents in more than three years. Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, who made an impressive return to the Sunshine Girls set-up with 49 goals from 56 in the opening game, will once again lead Jamaica’s charge for victory today. Sunshine Girls assistant coach Sasher-Gaye Henry said that they are very determined to wrap up the series today. “It is a very important game for us,” said Henry. We really need to limit the errors we made in the first game, and once we do that, then I know that we will again come out the winners,” said Henry. “However, we are not going to take our opponents lightly because we know that they are going to come out much stronger than they did in the first game. But we are prepared for this, and the girls are confident, and they are looking forward to giving of their best,” Henry added. The Sunshine Girls are expected to retain the same starting line that got the better of England in the opening game. Fowler-Reid will be joined by goal attack Shanice Beckford in the shooting circle; Khadijah Williams will take her position at wing attack; veteran Paula Thompson will start at centre. Vangelee Williams, at wing defence, Stacey-Ann Facey (goal defence), and Shamera Sterling (goalkeeper) will lead the Sunshine Girls’ defensive unit.last_img read more

Everton clip Arsenal in EPL clash

first_imgLIVERPOOL, England (AP): Ashley Williams scored an 86th-minute winner as Everton came from behind to beat title-chasing Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park yesterday. Arsenal’s title credentials took a hit with sloppy defending at the end of both halves, with right back Seamus Coleman heading home unmarked for the equaliser in the 44th minute and centre back Williams rising highest at a corner to glance in the winner. Alexis Sanchez scored from a deflected free kick to put Arsenal ahead in the 20th minute and move level with Chelsea striker Diego Costa as the top scorer in the league this season with 12 goals. Arsenal would have climbed above Chelsea into first place with a win but lacked dynamism in the final third and missed the presence of injured centre back Shkodran Mustafi. They slipped to a first league loss since the opening weekend of the season. Everton ended the match with 10 men when Phil Jagielka was sent off in the third minute of injury time after picking up a second yellow card, and in a frantic finish, Arsenal had two goal-bound shots cleared from near the line. Arsenal have won more matches against Everton than any other opponent in Premier League history, and a 30th victory since the league’s inception in 1992 looked on when a litany of errors contributed to Sanchez’s opener. Everton conceded a free kick on the edge of the area after Enner Valencia and then Williams failed to clear the ball, with Williams taking out teammate Idrissa Gueye as part of the defensive shambles. Things didn’t get any better for Williams, who ended up deflecting Sanchez’s low free kick to wrong-foot Maarten Stekelenburg and the ball looped over the line off the legs of the goalkeeper. With striker Romelu Lukaku isolated, Ross Barkley’s passing awry and the defence jittery, Everton seemed there for the taking but Arsenal conceded a soft goal just before half-time. Baines was given lots of time and space to size up a cross from the left wing, and his right-foot delivery found Coleman unmarked near the penalty spot to glance a header into the far corner. Arsenal had more of the ball in the second half but the visitors’ build-up play was slow and they lacked a cutting edge, leading manager Arsene Wenger to bring on attackers Alex Iwobi and Olivier Giroud for the final 20 minutes and therefore moving Sanchez out wide. In the end, it was a defender who decided the game as Williams made amends for his earlier mistake with the powerful header.last_img read more

#glnrCHAMPS: Matherson should fear me! – Stephens

first_img The boys Class One 100m final takes place on Friday at 8:35 p.m. Shayne Fairman, Gleaner Writer Heavyweight Calabar sprinter, Michael Stephens, who comfortably progressed to Friday’s Class One boys 100m final,  warned that his rival and last year’s bronze medal winner, Jhevaughn Matherson (Kingston College) should fear him heading into the big clash. Stephens and Matherson came face-to-face in the semi-finals on Friday afternoon, with the Calabar man tauntingly running beside Matherson, who seemed to have hurt himself in winning in 10.72 seconds. Stephens, who spent most of the race looking around him and at Matherson while appearing to exert minimal effort, crossed the line in 10.73.  Matherson, to the dismay of the KC crowd, held on to his leg, and went down following the race before eventually walking off the track. Stephens, who last year won gold in the Class Two 100m had some advice for Matherson.  “I have no fear of (Jhevaughn) Matherson; Matherson should fear me,” Stephens told The Gleaner. “I am confident Calabar will defend our title.” “I am not where I am supposed to be, as I had not trained from December to February, so fitness is not where it should be, but knowing me I am up for any challenge.” The Boys Class One final has been a much-talked about affair leading up to the championships. The field will also include outstanding sprinters like Chislon Gordon of Jamaica College who won semi-final three in 10.98 ahead of Calabar’s Tyreke Wilson (11.08) and Dominique Gray of Wolmer’s Boys (11.14) seconds. In heat one, Odane Mcpherson of Greater Portmore (10.94), won ahead of St Catherine’s Asanie Smith (10.96) and Malique Scott of Excelsior (10.98).last_img read more

Thompson’s hat-trick lifts TG

first_imgElton Thompson is still celebrating after he fired in the first hat-trick of the season to carry Tivoli Gardens to a 3-0 win over Arnett Gardens in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) game at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday. Thompson, who missed the last four RSPL games due to injury, broke the deadlock after 23 minutes when he fired past Omarley Francis from the top of the area. The speedy striker made it 2-0 seven minutes after the interval when he stole possession and raced away to slip the ball past Francis. Ten minutes later, the pint-size striker sealed his triple when he outsped his marker and fired under Francis. “To get the first hat-trick of the season, I’m overwhelmed,” Thompson told The Gleaner afterwards. “The feeling I have, I can’t even explain. After I scored the last one, I didn’t even know where I was, I just feel happy, joyful,” he said. With top scorer Germaine Johnson out with a hamstring strain, Thompson said he had to step up. “I was out the last four matches due to injury. My team was going down (the table), so I had to come back from injury because we needed this one, and I came back and did it, and Father God helped me to do this one,” he added. Thompson’s tally for the season is now eleven and puts him third behind teammate Johnson (16) and Boys’ Town’s Shamar Nicholson with 13. Meanwhile, the $1-million bounty is still up for grabs going into Sunday’s final round of games, after leaders UWI (59) played to a 0-0 draw with Montego Bay United and second place Humble Lion (58) were held to the same score by Maverley/Hughenden. Other results: Boys’ Town 4 Reno 1; Waterhouse 1 Portmore 4; Jamalco 1 Harbour View 1. HAD TO STEP UPlast_img read more

ESPN, TV5 join forces for rebranded ‘ESPN 5’

first_imgAmerican sports network ESPN and Philippine broadcast station TV5 on Thursday announced a long-time partnership that would bring a more comprehensive coverage to Filipino sports fans.With the partnership, the all-sports channel Sports5 will be rebranded to ESPN5 .ADVERTISEMENT View comments Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ Regular season NFL games up to the Super Bowl will also be shown on local TV.A SportsCenter Philippine Edition that will be produced from the TV5 studios.“Our partnership with ESPN, long recognized as the worldwide leader in sports, gives us tremendous upside in the quality of sports programming that we bring to the market,” said TV5 President Chot Reyes.ADVERTISEMENT Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kyrie Irving says Boston is ‘a real, live sports city’ LATEST STORIES It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Mike Morrison, Vice President and General Manager of ESPN APAC, said the collaboration will allow the two brands to “jointly serve millions of sports fans in the Philippines with exceptional content and coverage.”“We are very excited about the opportunities that lie ahead as we bring ESPN’s great content, and decades of experience in sports media together with a dynamic leader in Philippine sports broadcasting like TV5,” he said in a statemnt.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe collaboration will bring forth new content on top of what TV5 already broadcasts on Philippine television such as the PBA, Fiba, UFC, and Philippine SuperLiga, among others.TV5 will now be able to show ESPN studio programs, X Games, ESPN’s Big Fights library, the 30 for 30 series, IndyCar Racing, and the NCAA tournaments. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setlast_img read more

Seniors Dennison, Trinidad grateful to Racela for Season 80

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “I would really like to give a big ‘thank you’ to coach Olsen [Racela] because he gave Jojo and I this kind of a season,” said Dennison in Filipino Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.READ: Racela apologizes to Dennison, Trinidad for FEU’s Final 4 exitFEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneFEU finished the elimination round with a 7-7 record and as the No. 4 team in the league and Dennison couldn’t be more grateful at what the Tamaraws had accomplished as they came just a shot away from making the championship round.“Even though our team went through ups and downs, the guys still trusted Jojo and I,” said Dennison, who finished with four points, three rebounds, and four assists in his final game.  Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Dennison had been the unquestioned emotional leader of the Tamaraws for Season 80 as he put up his best statistical year in his five seasons with FEU averaging 11.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.And if Dennison stayed primarily as one of FEU’s main contributors, the same cannot be said for Trinidad. The Fil-Am guard was initially a starter for Racela but then fell out of the rotation midway through the season before regaining his spot in the starting five near the tail end of the eliminations.Racela even apologized to Trinidad for the way he bounced around the lineup, but the graduating Tamaraw was just happy Racela trusted him in every sense of the word.“He said I went through a lot, that he should be sorry, but I trusted him,” said Trinidad who had six points and two boards in his exit game. “I didn’t expect anything this season, I was just ready and because he’s our coach I knew I could trust him.”ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Racela apologizes to seniors Dennison, Trinidad for FEU’s Final 4 exit Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRon Dennison and Jojo Trinidad celebrated a championship for Far Eastern University in Season 78, but the two couldn’t win another one before they ended their UAAP careers.The Tamaraws lost to the top-seeded Ateneo Blue Eagles, 88-84, in their Final Four rubber match in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament, but both Dennison and Trinidad would rather remember the good memories during their stay at FEU.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

PH eyes slot as kiteboarding makes debut in YOG

first_imgFilipino star Christian Tio, the reigning Asian champion, is among the favorites to win.“We’re hoping to get the lone qualifying Asian slot. Christian won that last year so if he can repeat that, we will now have a slot in the YOG,” said Ortiz during the launch of the 5th ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour Tuesday at Mango Tree Bistro at BGC in Taguig.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkOrtiz is hoping to continue spreading awareness when it comes to the sport through the Philippine Kiteboarding Tour, which sails off in style beginning December 1.The first of four stops will be staged at a new location in Lakawon Island in Bacolod. “We’re still going to promote kiteboarding all over the country. That’s why this is the first time that we’re bringing the event in Lakawon island in Bacolod,” said Ortiz. “It has become one of the most popular destinations for kitesurfers and there has been a big consciousness about the island.”Spanish women’s champion Julia Castro and Swedish ace Atte Kapel and the 17-year-old Tio are expected to lead more than 300 participants.From Lakawon Island, the tour goes to Bantayan Island in Cebu for its second leg on January 5 to 7 then it shifts to Boracay from Feb. 9-11 before concluding in Cagbalete Island, Quezon on March 2-4.ADVERTISEMENT La Salle rallies to stun Ateneo, forces UAAP title decider Philippine Kiteboarding Association president Jay Ortiz is confident about the country’s chances in landing a spot in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.A lone Asian slot for the YOG will be at stake in the Kiteboarding Asian Championships in March 2018.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:48Boeing pitch to PH military: Get Apache, stop being ‘pushed around’ in WPS02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales?last_img read more

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Read Next Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Branislav uncertain of future with Foton “The injury is minor but we at the department take incidents like this seriously and want to prevent any altercations,” said Nxumalo.The disagreement broke out between Pistorius and another inmate over use of a public telephone, he said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defensePistorius, a double amputee runner who won worldwide acclaim winning in the Paralympics and competing in the Olympics, is serving a 13-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius shot her dead in his home on Valentine’s Day 2013 and claimed he thought she was an intruder. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img LATEST STORIES MOST READ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ FILE – In this June 15, 2016 file photo Oscar Pistorius speaks on a mobile phone in the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, during his sentencing hearing for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A South African prison spokesman says Pistorius, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool via AP, File)JOHANNESBURG — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday.Pistorius sustained a minor injury in an alleged assault at the Attridgevill Correctional Centre last week, Singabakho Nxumalo of the Department of Correctional Services told The Associated Press. Pistorius had a medical checkup and was found to have a bruise, said Nxumalo, who added that the incident is being investigated.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View commentslast_img read more