Football coach dead following early morning collision

Co-founder and former head coach for Tigers Football Club Gonzalo McLaughlin has passed away following an early morning collision in Bodden Town. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) just after 4:30AM Saturday morning (August 8th), emergency personnel responded to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a white Subaru Sunbar inContinue reading “Football coach dead following early morning collision”

Caymanian basketball player commits to Oklahoma

Earlier this week Joshua O’Garro verbally committed to play basketball at the University of Oklahoma.  With that commitment, O’Garro is on route to making history in becoming the first Caymanian to ever play basketball at the NCAA Division I level in the Big 12 Conference. O’Garro posted a photo of him wearing a Sooners jerseyContinue reading “Caymanian basketball player commits to Oklahoma”

Walton leaves a firm message for the Cayman Islands Athletic Association

Caymanian sprinter Jamal Walton made it clear that he is unhappy with the controversy surrounding the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA). “I’m speechless really,” said Walton via a WhatsApp message. Last month the CIAA issued a press release claiming the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association sanctioned a banned on competition for Cayman’sContinue reading “Walton leaves a firm message for the Cayman Islands Athletic Association”

Phoenix takes early lead in the corporate squash league

Week one in The Bakertilly Corporate Squash League ended with Phoenix emerging as the league leaders. The league recommenced last Thursday (July 30th) at the South Sound Squash Club. Phoenix finished with 135 points while previous winners Bakertilly took second with 120 followed by third place PwC with 111 points. “It is fun and refreshingContinue reading “Phoenix takes early lead in the corporate squash league”

Swimmers look to raise 15k during Memorial Sea Swim

Five swimmers from Stingray Swim Club (SSC) will attempt to swim 6-miles across the North Sound in honour of the late Emmanuel Brown, who died following a fatal boat collision on August 11th last year. Among the five swimmers participating is Cayman Islands National athlete Raya Embury-Brown, who is the daughter of Emmanuel Brown.  “ThisContinue reading “Swimmers look to raise 15k during Memorial Sea Swim”

National athletes stay hopeful during allegations against the CARIFTA 2019 LOC

Its been almost one week since the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) claimed the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) sanctioned a banned on Cayman’s amateur and professionals track and fielders from participating in competitions due to unpaid funds by Cayman’s 2019 CARIFTA local organising committee (LOC). CIAA President Lance Barnes wentContinue reading “National athletes stay hopeful during allegations against the CARIFTA 2019 LOC”

4th annual Cayman Islands Classic moved to Niceville, Florida

The fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament has been relocated due to the ongoing COVID-19 circumstances. Organisers recently revealed in a press release; the event will proceed at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville this November. The 2020 tournament was originally schedule to host it’s eight teams at the John Gray High School Gymnasium.Continue reading “4th annual Cayman Islands Classic moved to Niceville, Florida”

Cayman Rugby Club set to reopen with refurbishments

Competition is set to resume this Thursday at the South Sound Rugby Club, and athletes will be graced with fresh upgrades to the facility upon their arrival. It comes as local rugby enthusiast Paul Deegan, set out over the COVID-19 lockdown to give the clubhouse and it’s surroundings a revamp that has been necessary forContinue reading “Cayman Rugby Club set to reopen with refurbishments”

Detrimental sanction imposed on Cayman’s athletic association

Cayman Islands national track and fielders have been banned from participating in sanctioned competitions. A letter released last week by Cayman Islands Athletics Association (CIAA) President Lance Barnes stated; On Friday July 25th, the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) imposed a sanction on the Cayman Islands Athletic Association. The sanctioned leveledContinue reading “Detrimental sanction imposed on Cayman’s athletic association”

Jarvis wins South Florida Junior Open

Cayman’s national golfer Aaron Jarvis, 17, took first place in the boys division at 6-under 207 including 11 birdies during the South Florida Junior Open on Friday (17 July). Jarvis shot 71 in the third round to finish with 9 shots over second place Sebastian Nachilly at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. “The firstContinue reading “Jarvis wins South Florida Junior Open”