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The North East was again triumphant – winning both the male and female categories with an overall score of 169 points. Second was the North with 106 points; Third was the South East with 76; Fourth was the South West with 62 points; Fifth was the South with 59 points; The North West came in 6th with 58 points whilst the West Central had to settle in the cellar position with 43 points.
The Most Outstanding Female Athlete was Jarnilllia Phillip from the Wesley Primary School and the Most Outstanding Male Athlete was Quan Lawrence of the Jones Beaupierre Primary School. Other top performers were Asrie Valmond from Sinkeu Primary, Lanesha John Pierre from Tete Morne Primary and Yakima Tavernier and Etheline Telemaque from the Wesley Primary.
Quan Lawrence broke the record in Long Jump for Junior Boys when he jumped 4.06 m; the previous record was 4.02m.
Briton Royer from the Belle Vue Chopin Primary School equaled the 1000 m record for Junior Boys when he ran this race in 3:29. 8.
Attached below are the results from the 35th Annual Secondary Schools Independence Meet which was held on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th October at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium. 16 institutions participated in this meet and we are pleased to inform that amongst the highlights were:
- Naomi Scotland breaking the record for the Shot Put event for the U-14 girls with a throw of 10.43 m – the previous record was 9.85 m
- Josh Toussaint breaking the record for the Shot Put event for the U-16 girls with a throw of 15.40 m – the previous record was 15.11 m
- NECS breaking the record for the 4×100 relay with a run of 53.4 secs – the previous record was 53. 7 secs
- Derick St. Jean equaling the record for the 400m for U-20 boys with a run of 50.0 secs
Congratulations to the North East Comprehensive School for winning both the male and female categories. The full schools points are attached for your information.
The Sports Division wishes to say thanks to the schools for their participation and show of support during the 2-day activity. We look forward to an even more exciting meet next year.
The Sports Division conducted seven (7) preliminary meets in preparation for the final of the 2014 Primary Schools Independence Athletics Championships. These meets were held in early October and the results of these prelims are listed for information.
Attached below is a press release for the launch of the international safeguards for children in sport from the Caribbean Sport and Development Agency based in Trinidad.
The Sports Division in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports will commence its annual Secondary Schools Netball Championships on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Dominica Grammar School from 3:00 p.m.
Marking the opening will be a Ball-O-Rama which will feature the Netball champion houses of participating Secondary Schools.
On parade will be St. Joan’s House from the Convent High School, Skinner House of the Dominica Grammar School, Jerome Romain House of the Portsmouth Secondary School, Georgina House of the St. Martin’s Secondary School, Barrette House of the Wesley High School, Cedar House of the Pierre Charles Secondary School, Red House of St. John’s Academy, Blue Jays House of the North East Comprehensive School and the champion houses of the Castle Bruce Secondary School and the Goodwill Secondary School.
The teams will be addressed by Sports Officer responsible for netball -Miss Alice Jno. Jules, Mayor of Roseau – Mrs. Irene John, Sports Coordinator – Mr. Trevor Shillingford and the Minister for Culture, Youth and Sports – Hon. Justina Charles.
Last year – Rebecca Peter House of the Portsmouth Secondary School won the ball-o-rama competition; Convent High School won both the U-14 and U-20 categories whilst the Dominica Grammar School won the U-16 category.
Twelve (12) schools have registered to participate in this year’s U-16 and U-20 leagues.