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”

Boxing events to punch in soon

Regulations to allow contact sports resumed Sunday (July 19) as the Cayman Islands government continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions. The government listed it’s new regulations on stating, “Up to 50 spectators may attend sporting events. However, they must maintain a distance of three feet from every other person who is not a member ofContinue reading “Boxing events to punch in soon”

3 teams to join CIFA women’s league

Woman’s football in Cayman Islands is set for an enhancement as the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) agreed to allow Latinos, Academy and Sunset to form their respective women teams for the upcoming season. “This would be great, not only for development but also for the league,” said CIFA president Alfredo Whittaker. “We would haveContinue reading “3 teams to join CIFA women’s league”

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”