Crooks commits to the University of Tennessee

Cayman Islands 2018 Youth Olympian Jordan Crooks has sent a verbal commitment to join the men’s swimming & diving team at the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2021. “I am excited to announce my verbal commitment to further my academic and swimming career at the University of Tennessee,” said Crooks. The 18-year oldContinue reading “Crooks commits to the University of Tennessee”

Jarvis place 11th at the Junior N&S Amateur Championship

Cayman’s national athlete Aaron Jarvis finished T11 out of 88 golfers at the 42nd Junior North & South Amateur Championship in North Carolina last week (July 6-8). The three-round tournament at the Pinehurst Resort saw Jarvis finished at two over par with a stroke total of 216. Jarvis opened with his best round of 71,Continue reading “Jarvis place 11th at the Junior N&S Amateur Championship”

Scholars or Bodden Town to take the league title

The dates have been set for the final round in the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) League. All twelve teams will return to the pitch for competition following a near four month layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic. Currently Bodden Town FC sits atop the table heading into round 11 with Scholars ISC lurking behindContinue reading “Scholars or Bodden Town to take the league title”

Division I university clenched Wray

Kansas State University will welcome Cayman’s national athlete Shalysa Wray in the next school semester. “I got a scholarship offer” she said in an interview. Wray, 21, previously attended Xavier University of Louisiana as a freshman where she set multiple school records in the 400-meter dash. The CARIFTA Games standout and World Junior semi-finalist returnedContinue reading “Division I university clenched Wray”

Stingray swim coach eager for competition

Head coach for Stingray Swim Club, David Pursley made his intentions clear when it comes to getting swimmers back into the pool for what could be highly contested swim meets this summer. “We only have the college kids on island for so long,” said Pursley. “Right now we have twelve to thirteen college kids onContinue reading “Stingray swim coach eager for competition”

Top 5 CUC Sea Swim winners

Since its inaugural start in 1988, the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association CUC Sea Swim has been one of Cayman’s longest open water competitive events. It started out as a standalone 800 metres race but in recent years the event has included the 400 metres for kids to test themselves against one another as well.Continue reading “Top 5 CUC Sea Swim winners”

Coach Seymour stands for equality

Following the death of African American George Floyd, there has been millions of people protesting worldwide for equality, focusing on the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Academy Football Club longest serving youth coach, Virgil Seymour bares a heavy heart following the execution of Floyd after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck forContinue reading “Coach Seymour stands for equality”

National team ballers participate in blood drive

Four players from the Cayman Islands national football team came together Thursday afternoon (June 18), in the name of giving back to the local community. National team captain Ramon Sealy, Kevin Foster, Joshewa Frederick and Colby Seymour all took part in the Health Services Authority (HSA) ongoing blood drive at the Cayman Islands Red Cross.Continue reading “National team ballers participate in blood drive”