Anthony Cox of York Castle wins the boys’ Class 1 400m in meet-record time. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS
AS THE sun made its ascent above the Grizzlys Plantation Cove in St Ann, the second annual staging of the Northern Championships got under way on Saturday, January 26, under the motto ‘Breaking Barriers, Honing Skills’. More than 20 high schools within St Ann, St Mary, and Trelawny participated in the meet, a sharp increase from its inaugural staging in 2018, which saw only 11 schools competing from the region.
The championship was a timed final meet and had participants in the respective classes of the 100m, 200m, 400m 800m and 4x100m, as well as the 3000m girls and 5000m boys, and... read more
Champions - Edwin Allen High School!
The Grace Flava With A Beat Champs School Tour would not be complete without a visit to the Edwin Allen High School. On March 2, the Grace Team packed up and headed to Clarendon where the students proved why they are the reigning girl champions - not only in Track and Field, but in vibes and talent!
“The vibe here today is positive all around - positive thinking, positive attitude, positive energy. Now you know why Edwin Allen is always coming out on top for the Girls’ school. The students are excited and Grace, as usual,... read more
Spectators of all ages gather to watch our high schoolers battle for dominance in one of Jamaica’s most cherished events, Champs. From March 20-24 this year our National Stadium will be packed with tension as each person roots for their favourite schools competing in the ISSA/Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships. In attending such a lively event, persons will want to ensure that they have all the knowledge and materials needed to thoroughly enjoy their time - pay attention to this list of Champs must-haves to do just that!
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As the 2018 staging of the ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Champs draws near, the Grace 'Flava with a Beat' Champs School Tour made its fifth stop at Hydel Group of Schools on Wednesday, February 28. The Grace team was met with high energy and vibe from the student body, which was eagerly anticipating the day's activities. Although students were all seated in the auditorium, this didn't stop them from bringing their own 'Flava with a Beat'!We caught up with channel, programmes and promotions manager at Grace Foods, Ricardo Smith, who gave us his thoughts on the tour so far.
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The Grace 'Flava With A Beat' Champs School Tour made its third stop at the home of the reigning champions of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys' Championships, none other than Calabar High School, on Friday, February 11. As the school bell rang, the boys crowded the auditorium for the extra-special after-school activities!
MC Badda Bling, the Grace Flava-full dancers, and the Grace team kept the energies high with competitions, lyrics clashes, and giveaways from the sponsors Grace Lishous, Grace Corned Beef, Lucozade and 876 Water.
With this being the third stop on the tour, it was... read more
St. Jago High was the fourth stop along the Grace Flava With A Beat Champs School Tour where the Grace team brought the vibes and the ‘flava’ on Tuesday, February 13th. St. Jago is one of the few schools that represent in both Boys and Girls Champs, and last year came 3rd overall in the Girls competition, and 4th in the Boys.
The day after this tour was Ash Wednesday, and what does that mean? Holidayyyyy!! So, the student body was already pumped and the Grace team’s activities was the icing on the cake! MC Badda Bling, the Grace Flava-full dancers and the Grace team brought the... read more
The Grace Flava With A Beat Champs School Tour is on the move and made its second stop at the Excelsior High School on Wednesday, February 7. MC Badda Bling, the Grace Flava-full dancers and the Grace team kept the energies high with competitions, lyrics clashes and giveaways from the sponsors, Grace Lishous, Grace Franks, and 876 water.
As the doors of the Excelsior High auditorium opened, the students rushed in their numbers to join the fun and festive stage activities. Throughout the afternoon, the students participated in various competitions such as the 876 lyrics clash, the... read more
Persons island wide came once more to hear the starting officials set off their participating team in this year’s Milo Western Relays, and to experience nerve wrecking battels to see who will cross the finish line first.
On February 10, 2017, The Milo Western Relays saw its 40th Staging, to host a numerus of track and field events, which was primarily set to showcase talented athletes from schools from the western sections of the island. Although primarily targeting western athletes, there were a few familiar faces who made their presence known, from the eastern sections of Jamaica... read more
Rusea’s High had a lot to celebrate after their 11 th victory in the DaCosta Cup championships 2017, and being a very high-spirited school, they had to celebrate with a bang. On December 4 th 2017 student’s teachers, parents, and even Rusea’s upporters got the opportunity to flaunt the fact that theyare the 2017 DaCosta Cup champions. The day commenced with a lively devotion ceremony which was led by students Dontae Gordon and Ramone Watson who along with the school musical band abolished any chance of boredom throughout the ceremony.
Coach Vassell Reynolds and Principal Linvern... read more
The Inter-Secondary Schools Boys and Girls' Champions is one of the most anticipated and celebrated events on the Jamaican sporting calendar. Last year, a number of records were rewritten, new stars were crowned and old stars cemented their places in history, as Jamaica's high-school athletes once again showed why the country is, and will remain, a veritable athletics factory. Here are three of our six picks for the stars of Champs 2016.
Junelle Bromfield - The St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) middle-distance queen is a very special talent. She came into Champs 2016 in imperious... read more