Champs 103 promises to excite
As the 103rd staging of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships begins today at the National Stadium, track and field lovers and pundits alike are excited to see what will unfold over the five-day spectacle.
While there will undoubtedly be intense competition for the respective title between Calabar and Kingston College on the boys side and reigning champions Edwin Allen and Holmwood on the girl side, there are also a number of individual performances that patrons will anticipate with bated breath.
Calabar High are the defending champions of the Boys’ Championships after putting together a spirited performance to celebrate the school’s 100th year of existence. Led by the likes of throwing powerhouse Fedrick Dacres and ace sprinter and Champion Boy Michael O’Hara, the Calabar Lions captured the title that had eluded from for three years with 287.5 points.
Both Dacres and O’Hara will be gearing up for the green-and-black-clad boys from Red Hills Road, thus allowing them to maintain their balance on the field and on the track.
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