Jarvis transferring to Southern Methodist University

Cayman Islands national golfer, Aaron Jarvis, is taking his studies and golfing career to Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. On Friday, Jarvis announced via Instagram that he would be making the transfer from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, noting that he will cherish the memories made with the rebels on the biggest stage.Continue reading “Jarvis transferring to Southern Methodist University”

Mexico dethrones USA to claim NORCECA Tour title

Juan Virgen alongside Miguel Sarabia of Mexico won the third phase of the Norceca Tour in Cayman Islands defeating Jake Urrutia and Ian Sutterfield of the United States. The Mexican duo beat last year’s champions here in Cayman Islands Jake Urrutia – Ian Satterfield 2-0 (21-15, 21-16). They dominated the first set without a problem,Continue reading “Mexico dethrones USA to claim NORCECA Tour title”

SOCI selects team for World Games in Berlin

Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) has announced the team of 16 athletes that will represent the Cayman Islands in the upcoming Special Olympics World Games in Berlin from 17th – 25th June. The selected team includes athletes Aliyah Shand, Ashanti Sappleton, Dante Thompson, Dayana Powery, Elijah Lawrence, Javaughnie Thomas, Jordan McLean, Jose Reyes, Julius Smith,Continue reading “SOCI selects team for World Games in Berlin”

Jillian Crooks qualifies for the 2023 World Championships

16-year-old Caymanian Jillian Crooks went sub-26 for the first time in the 50-metre freestyle during the 2023 TYR Pro Swim Series on Saturday (May 21). Crooks clocked 25.87 in Mission Viejo, California, earning a B-qualifying time for the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, taking place from 14 to 30 July. Crooks recently became the fastestContinue reading “Jillian Crooks qualifies for the 2023 World Championships”

Brown captures bronze at SEC outdoor Championships

Caymanian 110-metre hurdler Rasheem Brown took third in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Stadium. Brown, a senior at Tennessee, ran 13.43 seconds in the prelims on Saturday – a personal best and fastest time since the 2019 CARIFTA Games, where he clocked 13.41 seconds.Continue reading “Brown captures bronze at SEC outdoor Championships”

Annual NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament Returns to Cayman

The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) will once again host one leg of the annual NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour and welcome 32 teams from at least 17 countries. The Security Centre Beach Volleyball Tournament will take place from 19 to 21 May and is the third stop on the tour. Teams will be competing forContinue reading “Annual NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament Returns to Cayman”

Caymanian cyclist to join top European development team

Caymanian cyclist Nathaniel Forbes heads to Europe for the summer racing season after signing for a top, Under-23 (U23), international development cycling team based in Portugal. The double National U23 Cycling Champion (2022) has secured a place on a development cycling team in Portugal for the upcoming summer 2023 cycling season. Nathaniel’s coach, Ken Gokool,Continue reading “Caymanian cyclist to join top European development team”

Crooks awarded Southeastern Swimmer of the Year

Caymanian swimmer Jordan Crooks earned the Southeastern Conference Swimmer of the Year recognition, becoming the fourth University of Tennessee Volunteer to win the award and the first since Michael Gilliam received it in 2001.  Crooks, a Sophomore at UT enjoyed one of the best swimming seasons in his school’s history. His efforts earned him theContinue reading “Crooks awarded Southeastern Swimmer of the Year”

Gokool calls for cycling board members to resign after ‘poor’ selection process

One of Cayman’s top cyclists’ Nathaniel Forbes will not attend this year’s Pan American Cycling Championships and it has infuriated Forbes’ coach, Ken Gokool. “As a member of the Cayman Islands Cycling Association, I am calling for all present board members to resign. Whatever selectors the board has surely does not understand how to select cyclistsContinue reading “Gokool calls for cycling board members to resign after ‘poor’ selection process”