Lobster season drawing to a close

Lobster hunters have less than a week left to catch the tasty crustaceans before lobster season closes. The last legal day for catching lobsters in the Cayman Islands is Tuesday, Feb. 28, according to a reminder from the Department of Environment.

Real estate market strengthening in Cayman

The outlook for the market in the Cayman Islands still looks positive for 2017 and onward, according to a report this week from the Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association. “The rental market is growing along with the population of the islands."

Junior golf series wraps up fourth round

Eighteen junior golfers competed in five categories, earning awards for their performance and accumulating points toward the overall series championship, during round four of the Digicel Junior Golf Series at North Sound Golf Club on Sunday.

Sunday beach volleyball series heats up

Local volleyball enthusiasts continued their quest to win the full series, with the third match-ups last weekend on Seven Mile Public Beach. In the A Division, Balls in Yo Face and Friends Circle faced off to determine the winner in another series of best-of-five matches.

Mourant wins Cross Island Relay

The Cross Island Relay, which started near Colliers Beach on Feb. 5, featured 98 teams and included many of Cayman’s top athletes. Straight off the bat it was Chadwick Webster (Mourant Ozannes 1) who laid down the gauntlet as he set a quick pace.

Youth team takes up Off the Beaten Track challenge

A group of young athletes are training for the challenging Off The Beaten Track 50K relay, part of the Feb. 26 ultramarathon and relay route through tropical bush, sandy beaches and the back roads of Cayman.

Kids Gaelic football season under way

Some 65 children turned out for the DART Kids Gaelic Club “Start of Season Blitz” – the first training session of the year – at the Camana Bay CIS football pitch on Feb. 11. Fifteen coaches were also on hand to assist with the games.

Legends take to the court

With its usual mix of impressive tennis moves and entertaining on-court banter and antics, the annual Legends showcase was held at Festival Green in Camana Bay Friday night.


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