ALL SPORTS NEWS
One of Cayman’s most talented young female soccer players is heading to college in the U.S. on a scholarship. Kamaria Whittaker, 18, who plays for Alliance FC in Cayman, will study for an associate’s degree in business and play for the South Georgia State College Hawks soccer program.
In addition to the resounding success of the six Academy Sports Club teams who traveled to Minnesota last month for the 33rd annual Schwan’s USA Cup, five Academy players shone as guests on other teams.
Jamal Walton, Cayman Islands’ only athlete in the IAAF world championships in London, finished fourth in his semifinal heat of the Men’s 400-meters on Sunday. Overall, he finished midway through the field of 24 competitors.
The Cayman Islands golf team took third place in the Hoerman Cup at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in the Dominican Republic, the best showing by the Cayman team since the championship was hosted on island in 2008, the Cayman Islands Golf Association said.
The Kensington Hellcats edged out a 7-6 win over Maples in week 6 of the Cayman Islands Flag Football Association’s Premier League last Saturday at the Annex.
Cayman sprinter Jamal Walton will compete alongside Usain Bolt and dozens of other world-class athletes this weekend when he participates in the 2017 IAAF Athletics Championships at the U.K.’s London Stadium.
Cayman’s swim clubs joined together over the past two weekends to form a unified Cayman swimming team to compete at a dual club level meet with Blue Wave Swimming from Brandon, Florida.
Youngsters flocked to the Arts and Recreation Centre at Camana Bay on July 29 for the Shooting Stars 3-on-3 basketball tournament organized by Star 92.7FM.
George Town Sports Club, in association with the Cayman Islands Football Association, is hosting free Summer Youth Football Camps from Monday, Aug. 7 to Friday, Aug. 11 for girls and boys ages 5 to 12 at the CIFA Centre of Excellence on Poindexter Road in Prospect.
Cayman’s Kerri Kanuga last month completed her second STYR Labs Badwater Ultra Marathon, which covers 135 miles and three mountain ranges in Death Valley’s harshest terrain.