CIWA 2020 National Championship series

Riders were out in numbers for the 2020 Cayman Islands Watercraft Association (CIWA) National Championship Sunday (29 November) afternoon. The event was the first for CIWA since March and it served as the final competition for the year. While the association managed to host two events; it wasn’t the original plan according to CIWA’s ChrisContinue reading “CIWA 2020 National Championship series”

Little League registration is open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Little League Season. Organisers are urging parents from previous seasons as well as first timers to join. The league is open to boys and girls ages 4-17 and is free to register. “We really want to encourage girls 11-17 who are interested in joining girls Softball to register,”Continue reading “Little League registration is open”

Over a thousand turned out for Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon

Despite COVID-19 restrictions not allowing tourists on Island, an estimated 1,178 people including virtually, put on their running shoes Sunday (6 December) morning for the 2020 Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon. That’s 92 people short compared to last year’s event. “Thank you to all our runners who came out today,” stated on the organisers social mediaContinue reading “Over a thousand turned out for Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon”

All aboard for the Boyz 2 Men fishing trip

52 boys involved in the Cayman Islands Boyz 2 Men (B2M) programme received a special treat Saturday (28 November) morning; one described as a “beautiful atmosphere.” “To see over 50 boys engaging in a fishing trip together and working harmoniously without any conflicts and everyone trying to catch a fish, it was a beautiful atmosphere,”Continue reading “All aboard for the Boyz 2 Men fishing trip”

Sporting association honouring men’s health

Several sporting associations are holding fundraisers throughout the month of November to raise awareness on men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s mental health. The Cayman Islands Squash Club will host a happy hour social on the 20th at the their facility near the tennis courts in South Sound. There will be prizesContinue reading “Sporting association honouring men’s health”

76 pound Tuna reeled in at Diff ‘N’ Dragg Shoutout

Last month’s Diff ‘N’ Dragg Shoutout fishing tournament saw anglers reeled in 620 pounds of Tuna and Wahoo combined. The biggest Tuna however, tipped the scale at 76Ibs and measured in at 49.5 inches (4’1 feet). The fish was caught by team Conched Out’s Samara Persaud. The big catch earned Conched Out the honours ofContinue reading “76 pound Tuna reeled in at Diff ‘N’ Dragg Shoutout”

Magalhaes receives development scholarship

Cayman’s gymnast Igor Magalhaes, 17, is looking to further pursue his junior gymnastics skills, after receiving a developmental scholarship from the Federation International de Gymnastique (FIG). FIG received 45 applicants from 27 nations and Magalhaes was one of 12 athletes selected for the scholarships that entails training across men’s artistic gymnastics, women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmicContinue reading “Magalhaes receives development scholarship”

Cavan Gaels captures their second win

Cavan Gaels defeated Gabriels 4-10 to 4 points in the Cayman Islands Harneys Gaelic League Sunday (11 October) evening in what many considers a major upset. Cavan Gaels entered the game at the bottom of the league standings, losing 7 of their 8 games played. Gabriels on the other hand came into the match asContinue reading “Cavan Gaels captures their second win”

Bodden Town FC donates football boots to school students

15 students from the Theoline L McCoy Primary School (Bodden Town Primary School) recently received their own pair of football shoes courtesy Bodden Town Football Club. “We donated some boots for the primary school players,” said Bodden Town FC’s head coach Elbert Mclean. It was a donation appreciated by student Micheal Connor, who said heContinue reading “Bodden Town FC donates football boots to school students”

Mini softball league in memory of Rex Whittaker

The Cayman Islands Softball Association (CISA) revived its competition this past Sunday (13 September), with Cuba and Caribenos winning their respective matches in the newly formed Rex Whittaker Memorial Mini League. The league will host eight teams total; five male teams and three female teams. “So for the next 2 months, we will be havingContinue reading “Mini softball league in memory of Rex Whittaker”