Category: Athletics

Heartbreak for injured Morris

Harrison College sprint queen Akayla Morris is out of this year’s Barbados Secondary School’s Athletics Championships (BSSAC) due to injury, and will also miss out on an opportunity to represent Barbados at the CARIFTA Games in Bahamas from March 30 – April 2. The severity of the injury is yet to be confirmed, but as her […]

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St Michael School rule zonal meet

St Michael School Cougars set the pace and finished predictably as two-time double crown defending champions of the Frank Blackman Zone at the Powerade-sponsored Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship held at the National Stadium today. St Michal School girls tallied a massive 450.50 points, way ahead of the 231 by Burger King Lester Vaughan in […]

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It’s all about Foundation

The writing was on the wall since yesterday and today the Christ Church Foundation School posse celebrated as two-time double crown champions of the 2018 Sol-sponsored Esther Maynard Zone of the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship. The girls from Church Hill tallied 471.50 to retain the title ahead of former perennial queens Springer Memorial on […]

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Triathlete escapes with his life

South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala has reportedly been attacked while training by three men who attempted to cut off his legs with a saw. Gwala’s training partner Sandile Shange told the BBC the 26-year-old was stable in hospital and his injuries were not life-threatening. The attack reportedly happened in the early hours of yesterday in […]

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Foundation throw down the gauntlet

Defending kings and queens Christ Church Foundation School are on the verge of repeating as champions of the Sol-sponsored Esther Maynard Zone of the 2018 Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship. Heading into the second and decisive day, the girls of Foundation are ahead on 293.50 points followed closely by Scotiabank Springer Memorial on 254 […]

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Speed to burn at NAPSAC

It is onward into the semifinal for the top athletes of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championship (NAPSAC) after today’s fierce competition in the quarterfinals held at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. The prime event on track today was by far the Boys 800m open where there was a stirring contest between Tytan Hinkson of […]

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Alexandra on show

Skinner ‘Royal Blue’ House Superstars scored 890.2 points and took centre stage as champions for a third consecutive year when the Alexandra School held its 2018 inter-house Sports today at the National Stadium.  The championship race was over by a long distance relatively early as the closest rival to Skinner were O’Neal ‘Yellow’ House Diamonds […]

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Parkinson Memorial seeing red

Husbands ‘Red’ House Rockets tallied 742 points to retain their title as champions for a second consecutive year when Parkinson Memorial Secondary School held their annual inter-house championship today at the National Stadium. Gilkes ‘Blue’ House Lightning were not quite fast enough and had to settle for second position scoring 712 points. Howard ‘Yellow’ House […]

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Blue day at Darryl Jordan

Ifill ‘Blue’ House bolted to victory and retained the inter-house athletics title at Darryl Jordan Secondary School’s inter-house sports held today at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex under rainy weather conditions. There was no competition for the reigning kings as they tallied 1756 points comfortably taking the coveted trophy ahead of Corbin ‘Red’ House finishing […]

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Yellow fever

All the buzz on the silver screen might be about the Black Panther but today at the National Stadium it was the Yellow House Panthers who were in the fast lane for a second consecutive year when the 2018 edition of Queen’s College’s inter-house sports day was held. Victor ludorum Samuel Alkins and Division One […]

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Blue House are Alleyne School’s champs

They say the last shall be first and so it came to pass when Alleyne ‘Blue’ House Bolts scored 1074 points to emerge as champions of the 2018 Alleyne School Inter-house sports held today at the National Stadium. The battle for supremacy was between Alleyne House who came fourth in 2017 and last year’s track […]

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St Giles are double conquerors

City of Bridgetown Conquerors St Giles Primary retained double crown honours in the James Wedderburn Zone of the ongoing National Primary Schools Athletics Championship (NAPSAC) at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex today. The horse had already left the stable with no means of return when the girls of St Giles amassed 221 points and the […]

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Statement – Ministry of Education addresses claims of misconduct at NAPSAC

Officials from the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation met recently with the organisers of the National Primary Schools Athletic Championship (NAPSAC) to discuss allegations made on social media, by a teacher, of inappropriate behaviour by students at a NAPSAC Zone Meet on Monday, February 12, 2018. Ministry officials also met with representatives of […]

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All Saints dominate zonal meet

All Saints Primary, the monarchs of the north in St Peter, have done it again with a fourth consecutive double crown title in the Anton Norris Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championship. Dressed in their traditional green and gold uniform, All Saints for the past five years have ruled this Zone and today […]

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Tiger-rific!

They call themselves the Tigers and Williams Industries West Terrace Primary unleashed their power to secure double crown honours in the Patsy Callender Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championship (NAPSAC) held today at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. A school that harnesses track and field talent, West Terrace raised the standard today led […]

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Off and running

The girls of St Catherine’s Primary reigned as queens for the third consecutive year, and the boys of St Ambrose Primary retained their title for the second time in the Obadele Thompson Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championship at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex today. A school that has produced one of the […]

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Cougars dominate Relay Fair

Both local and visiting schools, clubs and institutions performed creditably at the 16th edition of the Barbados Relay Fair at the National Stadium on Saturday. A total of 34 teams competed in front a sizable crowd and Cougars Track and Field Club from Trinidad and Tobago dominated overall in the female and male categories with […]

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