Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | November 11, 2012
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Mark My Word again
In an impressive display, the 2010 'Horse of The Year' MARK MY WORD turned up the heat from early in the straight to win the 34th running of the CTL Superstakes over 2000 metres for the third consecutive year before a capacity crowd at Caymanas Park yesterday.

A first for Hydel High
Hydel High secured a place in the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Gatorade/Digicel Manning Cup competition with a 3-0 victory over Kingston College (KC) in Group I at the Spanish Town Prison Oval yesterday.

Chris Gayle: Sammy has done well
Chris Gayle has given a strong endorsement of Darren Sammy's captaincy, and says he expects him to continue to improve in the leadership role.

Manchester, Saints square off today in Jam T20 final
Two-time defending champions St Catherine and Manchester will today square off in the final of the Jamaica Cricket Association Twenty20 championship at Up Park Camp, beginning at 2 p.m.

Sunshine Girls advance after nail-biting win
Jamaica's Sunshine Girls registered a nail-biting 34-33 victory over Australia to secure their place in the semi-finals of the three-day World Fast5 Netball Series in Auckland, New Zealand, yesterday.

STETHS make it three in a row in Ben Francis KO
St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) came from behind to retain the ISSA/Gatorade/Digicel Ben Francis KO Cup in a penalty shoot-out victory over Grange Hill High at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall, St James, yesterday.

Two different kinds of spin
In the days of bowlers such as Jim Laker, Tony Lock, and Johnny Wardle of England, Vinoo Mankad, Subhash Gupte, and a host of spinners from India, Hugh Tayfield of South Africa, Sonny Ramadhin and Alfred Valentine of the West Indies, and Ian Johnson and Richie Benaud of Australia, and also one like Clarrie Grimmett before them, slow bowling and spin bowling were keys to success.

Jamiel Hardware dropped by US college after 'pro rumour'
Former Bridgeport High School Manning Cup standout, Jamiel Hardware, was aiming to emulate his former schoolmate Darren Mattocks in launching his football career through the American collegiate system, but his hopes were dashed after just eight games with Jefferson College.

Man United remain on top
Manchester United fought back from 2-0 down to triumph 3-2 at Aston Villa, and Arsenal chucked away a two-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Fulham in the English Premier League yesterday.

Lankans clinch series
Dinesh Chandimal and Kumar Sangakkara shared an 87-run partnership to lead Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the fourth one-day international yesterday.

King slams in ninth goal of the season
Less than a week after quitting international football, controversial Reggae Boyz striker Marlon King scored his ninth goal of the season as he helped Birmingham City to a share of the points in the English Championship division yesterday.

Spotlight on Burger King Portmore 10K
The Burger King Reggae Marathon Grand Prix makes its second and penultimate stop in the Sunshine City today, with the staging of the Burger King Portmore 10K.

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