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O’Garro preps for upcoming basketball season

Caymanian Joshua O’Garro has been preparing for the upcoming basketball season since joining his new school, San Jose State University, this summer.

Nine Caymanian basketballers eye high school debuts in the US

A total of nine young Caymanians are set to play basketball in the United States, with hopes of furthering their sporting and academic schooling.

Teaching life lessons through basketball

“My role isn’t to teach these kids basketball, it’s to keep them out of prison.” A new basketball project in Windsor Park is more than...

O’Garro ranked 8th in California high school basketball

Joshua O’Garro has climbed the rankings to take eighth place in the 2021 class for the state of California basketball. The Cayman national player attends Santa Clarita Christian School where he plays as a starting small forward.

Basketball brings fellowship for men’s month

Several men and boys gathered at the John Gray High School gymnasium Saturday to play basketball to celebrate International Men’s Month. “Men’s health awareness...

Hoopster O’Garro climbs up recruiting rankings

Caymanian basketball player Josh O’Garro is ranked among the top high school basketball players in the US.

Men’s basketball team returns victorious

Cayman’s winning basketball team returned home Monday afternoon with their second consecutive gold medal from the Island Games.

Island Games: Cayman aims for renaissance of women’s basketball

Night after night, they are toiling in the shadows, preparing for their moment in the spotlight. Cayman’s national women’s basketball team has been practising four times a week at the First Baptist Church gym, sharpening their skills and hoping to get back on the Island Games medal stand for the first time since 2005.

Cayman women seek to regain basketball glory at Island Games

As the Cayman Islands National Women’s Basketball team prepares to leave for the NatWest Island Games in Gibraltar, a look at the team’s past performances is in order.

Blazers beat Celltronics in clash of champions

The Sol Blazers defeated Celltronics 80-75 in an overtime thriller Tuesday night in a match of last year’s Cayman Islands Basketball Association champions.

Renowned basketball coach to visit Cayman

World-class basketball coach Mike MacKay is putting on a clinic in Cayman.

Creighton wins Cayman Islands Classic

John Gray High School gym was reportedly packed with 2,000 basketball fans Wednesday night for the championship game of the second annual Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament.

Will: The madness of college basketball extends beyond March

George F. Will WASHINGTON – Until last week it seemed that the Division 1 college basketball industry could produce nothing more risible than its pieties...

National basketball coaches announced

As the Cayman Islands Basketball Association gears up for next July’s Island Games in Gibraltar, it was announced on Wednesday that Edwin Pellot-Rosa and Duran Whittaker will coach the men’s national team, while Wendy Manzanares and Corey McGee will head up the women’s squad.
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Cayman Islands Classic to hold Special Olympics basketball camp

The Cayman Islands Classic, in partnership with the Special Olympics Cayman Islands, will host an inaugural Special Olympics Basketball Camp in November.

Fix It Celltronics, Sol Blazers win basketball league finals

Another season has wrapped up for both the Division 1 and Division 2 National Men’s Basketball leagues.

Basketball teams announced for 2nd Cayman Islands Classic

For eight fairly prominent basketball teams, the road to March Madness will start in Cayman.

Basketball clinics open to everyone

Basketball season in the Cayman Islands is once again off and running.

Will: College basketball season begins under odiferous clouds

There is no way gracefully – without unseemly accommodations – to graft onto universities an enormously lucrative entertainment industry.

Slam dunk: US college basketball comes to Cayman

The culture of college basketball made an impactful landing in George Town on Monday, when the opening games of the Cayman Islands Classic were played at John Gray High School.

Hornets’ Cody Zeller to lead Camana Bay basketball camp

Registration is now open for Camana Bay’s basketball camp, which runs from July 24-28. This year campers will receive instruction – and inspiration - from Cody Zeller, a 7-foot center for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets.

Cayman athletes bring home 25 medals from Island Games

The athletes won six gold medals in athletics and one in basketball; four silver medals in athletics, four in shooting and two in swimming; as well as two bronze medals in athletics, two in shooting and four in swimming.

WB Financial boosts youth basketball

Victor O’Garro, better known as Coach Voot, technical director for basketball in the Cayman Islands, has received a sponsorship check for $1,500 from Virginia Czarnocki of WB Financial for the development of the Cayman Islands Basketball Association Under-19 league.

Massive success for Wesleyan hoops

On paper, the basketball team to beat in the Private School Association League in 2016 was more than likely not the one from Wesleyan Christian Academy.

Wesleyan Academy wins trophy in Blue Iguana Basketball Jamboree

Wesleyan Christian Academy took home the championship trophy from Cayman International School’s annual Blue Iguana International Basketball Jamboree as the reigning champions for the fifth year in a row.

Cruz's New York run was inspiring

Jalene Cruz will be involved in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon this weekend, whether she is fit to run or not.

Fun day a hit with the kids

Each year, accounting firm PwC welcomes its numerous new hires with activities that help to introduce them to life in Cayman.

Bahamas edge it for I-Cup glory

Flag football took on an international flavor with the visit of a Bahamas national team over the weekend – and the visitors returned home in triumph.

Hale sees ITF tournament growing in Cayman

On the strength of how well the inaugural International Tennis Federation event went at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club in South Sound, tournament director Karl Hale is confident it can develop into a much bigger event in the future.

Quarry crush victim tells story of survival

Sheldon Scott should be a dead man. The 25-year-old was seconds from being crushed to death in an industrial accident at the East End quarry when he was pulled to safety.

Four will star in Bahamas hoops

Four Caymanian students playing basketball at a high school in Florida will turn out for their team in a big tournament in the Bahamas next month.

Yoga's widening appeal leads Otto to join Cayman Sports

So many iconic sportsmen and women do yoga, that for some it is as integral to their profession as running and gym sessions.

Anglin realizes his hoop dreams

Cayman’s basketball fraternity is buzzing in anticipation that some of the best college teams in the United States are set to tip off here in a tournament.

College basketball classic to be held in Cayman

Eight top U.S. college basketball teams are scheduled to play a tournament in the Cayman Islands in two years’ time.

Blake's spirit towers for all to see

Never judge a book by its cover, they say, and that is especially true in Agueda Blake’s case.

Filipino hoop dreams jump back

The Philippines Association Basketball League is well under way with nine competitive teams attracting sizeable crowds to the Cox court on Eastern Avenue.

MacRae is inspired by Heat's Wade

The youth basketball scene is thriving in Cayman. Every Saturday afternoon, girls and boys play in the league at the Clifton Hunter School in Frank Sound.

Right attitude is a kick-off must

The new Cayman Islands Football Association season kicks off in earnest on Sunday and after the way the Charity Shield game ended last weekend, good behavior and exemplary sportsmanship should be at the forefront of all concerned.

Saintvil loves Wolverines' unity

Nekita Saintvil whizzes up and down the field for Anytime Fitness Wolverines and is one of their key players, which is partly why they were crowned women’s flag football champs last week.

Cornwall aims to reach the heights

The flag football season has just wrapped up and the women’s league was as vibrant as previous campaigns.

Marshall's input has boosted flag

When the finals are played to bring the flag football season to a crescendo this Saturday, Rohan Marshall will be not only be a coach of one of the teams, after 14 years involvement in the sport here, his input has helped shape the entire set up.

Solomon is a pioneer flag bearer

The men’s flag football scene has evolved considerably since the game was first played in Cayman in the late ‘90s, and one of the few to be involved in it throughout is Kevin Solomon.

Simpson grabs every chance to flag how good he is

Deandre Simpson has to be one of the most elusive players in Cayman flag football.

Jan's leap into flag is paying off

The thriving flag football scene welcomed Tyanna Jan into its fold this season, and the Trinidadian speedster immediately made a huge impact.

LeBeau keeps Dolphins afloat

The Maples Dolphins flag football side were so poor last season that they did not win a single match, yet quarterback Chris LeBeau returned for another series of potentially miserable results this term.

Nixon is buoyant with Dolphins

The Maples Dolphins flag football side was so poor last season that they did not win a match. Under those circumstances, it’s a wonder the nucleus of the side returned this term, possibly facing more embarrassment.

Duran keeps Panthers stalking

The Burger King Panthers are the second-best team on Cayman’s flag football scene right now, but they are gradually closing the gap on the mighty Kensington Hellcats.

Connolly strives to reach Olympics

Local athletes such as Kevin Connolly have embraced every aspect of triathlon, spending most of their spare time aspiring to be champions.

Hoop stars left off medal list

Cayman’s Special Olympics basketball team at the World Games in Los Angeles won a bronze medal but the result was not posted on the official Games website.

Hoop dreams can start at camp

Every summer for the past 10 years, the Department of Sports has been running youth orientated sports camps to give beginners in various sports the opportunity to develop skills in time for the start of the school year.

Special Olympics team home in triumph

The Cayman Islands team returned from the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon clutching their 52 medals with pride.

Special Olympians make big haul

The Cayman Islands team at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles picked up a haul of medals on Friday and Saturday to round off a great tournament for the athletes.

Ebanks speeds to 400m gold

The Special Olympics Cayman Islands team at the World Games in Los Angeles had not increased its medal tally from eight after Tuesday’s events but they are still doing really well.

Special Olympics medals piling up

The Special Olympics Cayman Islands team at the World Games in Los Angeles has started really well and already won eight medals.

Flowers swim raises $54,000

The annual One Mile Flowers Sea Swim brought in US$54,000 for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands World Games team.

Special athletes raring to go

Cayman’s squad at the Special Olympic World Summer Games in Los Angeles has settled in by now after leaving on Tuesday and some athletes are relishing getting into action.

Suarez shows class

Luis Suarez scored a goal for Barcelona against Los Angeles Galaxy as the Spanish giants beat the Major League Soccer champs 2-1 in Pasadena on Tuesday night.

Special Olympics athletes make Cayman proud

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

Larner grabs double silver this time

When Derek Larner formed the Middle Distance Running Club five years ago to teach talented youngsters, he thought his track career was over - yet last weekend, aged 51, he won two silver medals at a masters meet to prove the veteran legs are not completely gone yet.

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Weekender's guide to this season's must have menswear style.

Women's football is set to kick off

FIFA is under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons at present, but it got something right when two decades ago it introduced policies to bring more females into the most popular sport on Earth.

More medals for Cayman Islands

Cayman has so far won 23 medals in the Island Games in Jersey.

Ideas for summer teen activities

Keep teens busy this summer with Weekender's round-up of some of the best activities for all to enjoy.

Island Games teams announced

Cayman announces its Island Games teams to compete in Jersey from June 27 to July 3.

Summer activities for Cayman's pre-teens

An overview of some of the multitude of summer camps available for young children in Cayman.

FIFA defendant wants out of detention

One of the seven FIFA defendants arrested in Switzerland last month says he wants out of detention pending extradition proceedings.

Hoopsters aim for US

CI Hoopsters are excelling in this year’s combined Division 1 and Division 2 Men’s Basketball League.

Turtle-shaped ice rink planned to help revitalize George Town

An ice-stadium with a roof made entirely of solar panels in the shape of a turtle shell is being backed by government as the first key project in the planned revitalization of George Town.

UCCI Dean of Administration Perry George passes away

Perry George, the dean of administration at the University College of the Cayman Islands has passed away suddenly Wednesday morning.

Cubans give fans golden cheer

The NORCECA Beach Volleyball season has for the last seven years started in Grand Cayman – mainly because it is by consensus the best organized and most picturesque venue on the circuit – and on Sunday it wrapped up with a surprising men’s winner.

Cayman's Nepalese community unites to support earthquake victims

Members of Cayman’s small Nepalese community gathered together Sunday to say a prayer for their devastated homeland in the aftermath of the massive earthquake that killed almost 4,000 people.

Special Olympics marks 100 days to go

The 100 day countdown to the Special Olympics World Summer Games Los Angeles 2015 was marked at the Crescent in Camana Bay last Thursday with all the athletes present.

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