Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | February 16, 2013
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World champions clash in the west
The final day of competition in this year's staging of the Hanover Co-operative Credit Union Western Championships comes to a boil today at the Montego Bay Stadium, with the defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) out front in the girls' category, but trail nemesis Munro College in the boys' by some 55.5 points.

Ottey special guest at today's Francis Invit
TRACK and field fans in central Jamaica are expected to turn out in large numbers today as the third staging of the Ben Francis Invitational Track and Field meet will be held on the grounds of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, starting at 8:30 a.m.

In Your Neighbourhood
The Spanish Town-based Mister C 'A' defied the odds to clip the 2012 Wray & Nephew champions Rowe's Strikers 5-4 in the Pattex Cup skittles final at Mystix Sports Bar, Hagley Park Road, last Sunday.

World Cup Warriors to sue Warner
Members of Trinidad and Tobago's 2006 World Cup squad are planning to sue National Security Minister Jack Warner over his role as former special adviser and controller of the federation's finances.

Olympic Prospect for Hot Line Stakes
The three-year-old campaign leading up to the classics continues at Caymanas Park today with the native-bred fillies taking the spotlight in the valuable Hot Line Stakes (non-winners of two) over 1200 metres.

Pistorius in court, in tears - Prosecutors pursuing premeditated murder charge
Oscar Pistorius held his head in his hands and wept openly in court yesterday as prosecutors said they would pursue a charge of premeditated murder against the Paralympic superstar.

JGA Flights Classic set for February 24
The first Jamaica Golf Association event for 2013 will tee off at the Caymanas Golf & Country Club on February 24. The JGA Flights Classic is a stroke play event, competed in flights.

Edwards boosts Barbados with unbeaten 110
Kirk Edwards gained a timely boost of form and confidence with his fifth first-class hundred to put Barbados in charge early against Guyana in the Regional 4-Day Tournament yesterday.

Campbell: WI confidence lifted ahead of final
West Indies women's coach Sherwin Campbell says beating Australia has lifted the players' confidence ahead of their first one-day international World Cup Final tomorrow.

Umpires stumped by DRS
The intricate technicalities of the Decision Review System (DRS) stumped some of cricket's top umpires yesterday, as they were forced to admit that an "honest error" had been made in an "extremely rare situation" during the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan.

Instant impact: Lloyd fills breach at Boys' Town
Boys' Town Football Club midfielder Renae Lloyd is focused on continuing to do well for himself and ultimately push his club to more silverware this season. Having won the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) Star Baller Award for January in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), he is highly motivated.

Grassroots Festival rolls into football-crazy St Catherine
André Virtue, coordinator of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)/Digicel/WATA and Bigga Grassroots Football Festival, has lofty expectations when the programme hits "the football-crazy parish of St Catherine" today, starting at 10 a.m.

Circus Circle, Tropics defend crowns
Defending champions Circus Circle will be going for a second straight title when they open their account against G.C. Foster College in the 2013 UWI/Pelicans Invitational Hockey seven-a-side tournament, at Mona Astro Turf today, starting at noon.

St Georges poised to extend lead in Portland
FRONT-RUNNERS St Geor-ges Sports Club are poised to extend their advantage in the Portland Football Association Western Union Major League, when they travel to face bottom-of-the-table Hope Bay United at Canewood, in a 3 p.m. matchup today.

Axum still tops in St Mary football
AXUM continue to lead the Captain's Bakery & Grill St Mary Major League football competition, following a hard fought 1-0 win in their top-of-the-table clash against Galina last weekend.

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