Sports

The athletes deserved better

When the Guyana National Stadium at Providence was announced as the venue for the 2007 National School’s Championships, fans were elated by the positive initiative and predicted that the championships could turn out to be the best ever.

De Sinco U-17 league climaxes…

Renaissance Under-17 footballers saved their best for last when they hammered Santos 4-0 at the Tucville ground as the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) De Sinco tournament ended with four matches at two venues on Saturday.

Samaroo first centurion B’ce Carib Beer/Pepsi Twenty20

Former Berbice opening batsman Balram Samaroo highlighted the third round of the Berbice zone matches of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Carib Beer/Pepsi sponsored Twenty20 first division cricket competition continued on Friday when five of the six scheduled matches were played.

Goodluck marches on

Defending champion Ransford Goodluck took an assailable lead at the end of day two of the National Rifle Shooting championships shooting two possibles in the process yesterday at the Timehri Rifle ranges.

Defending champ Sukhram leads ladies’ category

Bad light intervened forcing an adjournment to the men’s 0-9 flight but defending champion Christine Sukhram leads in the ladies category at the end of day one of the Smirnoff Guyana Open Golf championships at the Lusig-nan Golf Course yesterday.

Fudadin 237 no, Crandon 109 as B/ce pile up mammoth 523-3

Assad Fudadin (237*) and Royston Crandon (110) posted 209 for the first-wicket as Berbice, in reply to Essequibo’s first innings score of 160, ended on 523-3 at the close of the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter County four day match at the Demerara Cricket Club ground, Queenstown yesterday.

GFA Premier league…

Camptown defeated Wes-tern Tigers 1-0 while Police failed to show up for their match against Santos on Friday evening as the Georgetown Foot-ball Association (GFA) Premier League competition continued at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.

North G/town crowned overall champs

North Georgetown claimed the 2007 National School’s Champion of Champions trophy last night when the curtain closed on the 47th annual Cycling, Swimming and Athletic championships at the National Stadium at Providence to conclude very eventful championships.

Gordon and Crandon put B’ce in charge

Fiery fast bowling from Jeremy Gordon (6-35) and a blistering unbeaten 48 from Royston Crandon helped Berbice take control of their Inter-County four-day cricket match against Essequibo at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, yesterday.

Carib Beer/Pepsi Twenty20 competition.

A helmet trick from Guyana’s Stanford Tw-enty/ 20 star Lennox Cush and a belligerent 98 from Chris Barnwell were the highlights of the third round of matches of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Carib Beer/Pepsi-sponsored Twenty20 first-division competition played yesterday.

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