Champs 2019 – Day 3 – In The News

A round up of today’s news stories about the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium, as per The Gleaner:

“Kingston College (KC) Ralford Mullings and Jamaica College’s (JC) Christopher Scott made their mark on the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, with record performances on Day Three at the National Stadium yesterday. KC lead the point standings on…” Read more: Turn Up The Heat! – Battle Intensifies, As Race For The Mortimer Geddes ­Trophy Approaches Boiling Point

“Edwin Allen’s Rushana Dwyer registered the fastest time in the Class Two girls 800m with 2:16.73. The Class Three ­champion from last year is looking to upset Holmwood’s Daniella Deer, the silver medallist from last year. Deer finished second in her semi-final with 2:17.83 behind Spalding’s Cheriece Cope, who stopped the clock at …” Read more: Edwin Allen Make Their Move

“He has continued that impressive showing at Champs, leading all qualifiers into the 100m semi-finals after winning his heat yesterday in a time of 10.32 seconds to underline his status as a favourite for the gold medal. Seville, who came to Calabar with a personal best of…” Read more: Sizzling Seville – Calabar New Boy Hopes For Special Performance

“St Hilda’s High School won the inaugural staging of the ISSA Girls’ Championships in 1957, but the girls from Brown’s Town, St Ann, have not been able to stamp their authority on the event since…” Read more: St Hilda’s Looking To Reclaim Champs Glory

“Petersfield head coach Machel Woolery has been telling the tale that the outstanding Antonio Watson has been hearing footsteps in practice. Back at full speed after an early-season niggle, Watson is back to the form that has won him titles at home, at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ Championships, and abroad. However, according to Woolery, he has been hearing the footsteps of teammate Kevon Stone in training recently…” Read more: Woolery Excited About Petersfield Pair

“Bellefield High School is known in track and field for its middle distance programme, especially having produced national 5,000m record holder Kemoy Campbell and now, promising Class Three runner Tavaughn Martin. However…” Read more: ‘I Created Them’ – Bellefield Coach Tomlin Not Worried About Prodigies Going Astray

“Edith Dalton James High athlete Sanoya Douglas is still basking in the experience of competing at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships at the National Stadium yesterday. The 13-year-old Douglas, who is the only female athlete to represent the school at the championships…” Read more: Edith Dalton’s Douglas Looking To Grow From Champs Experience


Champs 2019 – Day 2 – In The News

Champs 2019 – Day 1 News Roundup

Check out our CHAMPS guide with results, schedule, how to watch, data, records, trivia and more, including links to our entire CHAMPS category of posts with school profiles etc.