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first_imgbaseball roll outThe Municipality of Portmore will hit-start the Jamaica Baseball Association (JBA) all-island project called “Baseball roll-out”.President of the JBA, Urel Gordon, has been busy getting schools registered as affiliates of his organisation.The main aim of the project is to spread the game of baseball throughout Jamaica.Errol Matthias the coordinator of the project said that this initiative will commence in Portmore, on Saturday, October 17 at 10 a.m. It is tentatively set for the UDC field, across from the Portmore Mall. Approximately 230 children, ages nine-12, from primary and preparatory schools will be taught the dynamics of the game. The theme for the project is “pitch it”, “hit it”, “field it”, “catch it”. The JBA on a broader scale will target players from age nine to 19 in primary, prep, junior high and high schools across the island. United continues unbeaten runDefending champions Passagefort United appear to have no equal in the Colin Fagan-sponsored South East St Catherine Domino League as they won their eighth match in a row last Sunday.Passagefort United surged to 32 points from eight games and lead by an 11-point margin, after they defeated fourth place, Garveymeade (17 points), 250-232. In other games, second place Cumberland (21 points), handed last place Portsmouth their seventh defeat of the season while third place Waterford (19 points), were on the losing end, 250-248 to a resurgent Westmeade Rising Stars (16 points). Games on tomorrow: (Home teams named first), Garveymeade vs Ken’s Wildflower; Passagefort United vs Waterford and Westmeade Rising Stars vs Portsmouth. All games begin at 1 p.m.Portmore Primary competitions put on holdThe INSPORTS Portmore Primary Football and Netball Leagues will not start next week as planned.INSPORTS Sports Officers Andrea Hanson and Judith Thomas said at a meeting with coaches that a new date in November is being looked at for the commencement of the leagues. The Football League was scheduled to start on Thursday, October 8 while the Netball League was set to begin on Thursday, October 15. The opening day schedule for both competitions remains the same. Portsmouth Primary are defending champions for both leagues.Classic return to winning waysVeteran club Caribbean Classic returned to winning ways after their shock defeat to Spit Fyah in the Jamaica Domino Council Association (JDCA), mid-season final. They defeated Naggo Head 300-272 last Sunday.Spit Fyah, the newly crowned mid-season champions, easily beat Memory Lane 300-238. In other games Giants stampede Eradication 300-288; Waterhouse United cut down Small Axe 300-252; Right Stuff turned back Highlight Strikers 300-265; Tamerind Tree got past Feluchie 300-263; Spring Village triumphed 300-282 over Exceptional International and Ten to Ten beat Sour Sop Tree 300-281. The competition continues tomorrow with a full slate of games.Passagefortlast_img read more

FEU tramples UST, advances to PVL finals

first_imgCarpio 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 DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal View comments INQUIRER FILEFar Eastern University followed up its Game 2 win with a 19-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-17 victory over University of Santo Tomas in their rubber match in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference semifinals Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Tamaraws will face University of the Philippines in the championship round with the Golden Tigresses taking on Adamson University in the bronze medal series.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs LATEST STORIES Peza offers relief to ecozone firms MOST READ Hanoi seeks hosting F1 racecenter_img Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. FEU enjoyed solid outputs from four of its players with Jerrili Malabanan leading the way with 13 points.Lady Tamaraws head coach George Pascua said his players have slowly moved on from the departure of star Bernadeth Pons who graduated in early 2018 and are starting to rely on themselves.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“I told them that they shouldn’t look for Pons because we can’t change the fact that she’s already a graduate so the players have to help each other,” said Pascua in Filipino.“They shouldn’t rely on just the veterans or on just three people, what they need to do is work as a team.” Kyle Negrito and rookie Lycha Ebon had 12 points apiece to help Malabanan while Heather Guino-o added 11 points.Eya Laure had 15 points to lead the Golden Tigresses while Caitlyn Viray added 11.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

Letterkenny Ladies: Kay Kelly in fine form at Barnhill

first_imgThe super October weather has the turkeys flying out of the Barnhill clubhouse. The latest winners of the front nine were Kay Kelly 17pts(bot) runner-up Marian O Sullivan 16pts. Nellie Mc Hugh winner with 20 pts, runner-up Mary Ellen Mc Nulty 19pts. Another winner Brigid Mc Clafferty 20 pts(bot) , runner-up Marian Keating 20pts.A back nine result winner Marian O Sullivan with super 21 pts(bot), runner-up Kate Gallagher also 21pts.Congratulations to all the winners. Front and back nines continue.Don’t forget the last 18-hole competition of the season, the Hamper competition on Sunday Oct 23rd. Arrange your own playing partners and book on line.Hope you have purchased your horse for the very popular ‘Night at the Races’ taking place at the clubhouse on Friday Oct 28th. There is still time to purchase a horse and join in the fun and experience the thrill of betting and perhaps watching your horse win, all in the comfort of the clubhouse bar. Letterkenny Ladies: Kay Kelly in fine form at Barnhill was last modified: October 17th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfLetterkenny ladiesSportlast_img read more