Category: School

BUT elects Spencer as new president

The Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) has elected Sean Spencer as its new president. Spencer, a teacher at The Foundation School, polled 174 votes to unseat Pedro Shepherd who had been at the helm of the umbrella teachers’ union for the past six years. Shepherd mustered 154 votes during yesterday’s election, while his other challenger, […]

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Lodge’s title

Controversy and football in Barbados seem to be going hand in hand at the moment. Two highly questionable decisions overshadowed today’s Coca-Cola Barbados Secondary Schools Football League (BSSFL) Under-14 final played between Frederick Smith and the Lodge School at the Wildey AstroTurf. Before a ball had even been kicked, the game was embroiled in controversy, […]

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Queen’s the kings

Queen’s College are the 2015 Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Secondary Schools Knockout Tournament champions after they edged Harrison College 60-57 in an overtime thriller. Both teams picked up where they left off after rain forced the finals to be postponed last Thursday at the YMCA with just seven minutes left to play in […]

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Rain interrupts basketball final

The final of the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Secondary Schools Basketball Knockout Competition came to an abrupt halt when rain came and stopped what was turning out to be an exciting showdown at the YMCA today. With just seven minutes to play in the fourth and decisive quarter Harrison College held the advantage […]

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Kolij, QC to face off

Queen’s College and Harrison College will contest the final of the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council Junior Basketball Competition at the YMCA tomorrow. The final’s spots were decided this afternoon at the Wildey Gymnasium when Queen’s College trounced Graydon Sealy 71-59 in the first semi-final showdown and Harrison College edged Alexandra 36-35 in the […]

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Champs!

Blackman and Gollop won and lost, and won again, in the final of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Tournament this afternoon. Playing at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Blackman and Gollop A defeated Blackman and Gollop B 21-11 in an exciting match before a large, cheering crowd, and stamped their […]

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Vindicated

Quality, as it should, always wins out in the end and Blackman and Gollop put face to that at the Netball Stadium yesterday. The accolade of best primary school netballers in the island will be heading to the school irrespective of any further result this year, as both “A” and “B” teams have made it into […]

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St Stephen’s are champs

More than a decade after their last title, St Stephen’s Primary’s footballers today brought joy to the school when they defeated Milton Lynch 1-0 to win the 2015 BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Competition. Playing at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf, a spectacular shot from distance by captain Kyrone Alexander separated the two […]

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HC, QC for final

Harrison College and Queen’s College will determine who the 2015 Co-operators General Insurance Junior League Basketball Tournament champions will be when they contest next Tuesday’s final at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. This afternoon Harrison College defeated Alexandra 59-46, while in the second semi-final encounter Queen’s College upset last year’s losing finalists Graydon Sealy 56-55 […]

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Netball semis for Wednesday

By Wednesday, hopefully, everyone should know who will contest the final of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition after today’s semi-final games were abandoned due to rain. The game between Blackman and Gollop B and Grantley Prescod got underway today at the Netball Stadium and went down to the fourth […]

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Netball quarterfinals tomorrow

The quarterfinalists of the 2015 Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Tournament have been decided. These matches will be played tomorrow at the Netball Stadium and will see Blackman and Gollop B matched against George Lamming; West Terrace taking on Wilkie Cumberbatch; Blackman and Gollop A playing All Saints Primary; and Grantley […]

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Semis bound

Former champions Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary and Milton Lynch are through to the semi-final round of the BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Competition. Wilkie Cumberbatch who last won the title in 2013 were able to brush aside Hillaby Turners Hall 2-0 in this morning’s quarterfinal thanks to goals from captain Tajio James and Alex […]

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Primary schools netball heating up

The jostle for positions in the closing stages of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition continued today with All Saints, Ignatius Byer and West Terrace each registering two victories at the Netball Stadium. Azariah Coombs-Griffith was a perfect five goals from five attempts and team-mate Roshea Williams equally accurate with […]

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QC whip Ellerslie

Makaari Jones continues to impress in the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Junior Basketball Competition and this afternoon his game-high 24 points propelled Queen’s College to a 60-27 over hosts Ellerslie Secondary. Jones who plays forward was the only person to get into double figures but that did not matter because Queen’s College had […]

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Pure domination

Blackman and Gollop continued to show their dominance in the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition when they outplayed both St George and St Judes at the James Bryan Sports Complex today. Cuthbert Moore, however, were on the losing end of things when they lost to Cuthbert Moore Primary and St […]

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Last-minute clincher

A brilliant last-minute goal by Shakobe Brathwaite allowed Milton Lynch Primary to take bragging rights over St Angela’s with a 1-0 result today in the BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Tournament. Just when the zone 7 game looked as though it was heading for a draw at Briar Hall, Christ Church, Brathwaite found […]

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Glorious win for Charles F. Broome

People’s Cathedral suffered another defeat yesterday when they went down 3-0 to Charles F. Broome as action in the Bico-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Tournament continued at Blenheim, St Michael. Damien Harvey and Jaden Archer scored for the winners as they dominated proceedings from the starting whistle. And to add to their own […]

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