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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands swimmers of all ages, including those aiming for qualifying times for April’s CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Barbados, took part in the Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet, the first competitive swim meet of the year last weekend. The 3-day event was hosted by Stingray Swim Club and held at the […]

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Line-up for basketball tourney announced

Line-up for basketball tourney announced

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Defending Big 12 Conference champion Kansas State, along with Ole Miss and Nevada, will headline the field for the fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, which takes place 23 to 25 November 2020 at the John Gray Gym, according to organisers Caymax Sports.

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Swim Meet starts Friday

Swim Meet starts Friday

| 16/01/2020 | 0 Comments

The annual Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet takes place 17-19 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre. Hosted by the Stingray Swim Club, the three-day event features competition among swimmers ranging in age from the 6 & Under category to teenagers hoping to qualify for the Cayman Islands 2020 CARIFTA Swim Team.

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Young tennis players compete in PwC Junior Circuit

Young tennis players compete in PwC Junior Circuit

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tennis Club hosted the sixth round of the PwC Junior Circuit on Friday and Saturday, 4-5 October. The tournament had 23 entrants: 19 in singles in the three age divisions (10 & Under, 14 & Under, and 18 & Under) and four in the doubles in the 14 & […]

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Seniors give free yoga a go

Seniors give free yoga a go

| 10/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Seniors over the age of 60 are being given a chance throughout this year’s Older Persons Month to give yoga a try, after a local studio offered free Seniors Chair Yoga classes in partnership with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The 45-minute classes are being held every Friday throughout […]

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Scotts top squash league

Scotts top squash league

| 01/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Scott’s Equipment are riding high at the top of the Bakertilly Corporate Squash League with 247 points after the second week of play under the new scoring system. Walkers were matched against PWC, while PMG played Bedell Cristin and Scotts Equipment took on Bakertilly. Grant Thornton were on the bench this week.

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Cayman riders excel in dressage competition

Cayman riders excel in dressage competition

| 26/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Five Cayman dressage riders bagged a number of first place ribbons at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Dressage Team show held at Epiphany Farms near Atlanta, Georgia. The Cayman riders participated alongside their three American teammates as members of the High Point Farm IEA Dressage Team.

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Revamped match-play spices up squash

Revamped match-play spices up squash

| 24/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Bakertilly Corporate Squash League hit the ground running last Thursday at the South Sound Squash Club, with the teams coming out swinging, organisers said. With a change in match play, where teams now ratchet up scores from points gained by individual players rather than for winning games, the league become more exciting and […]

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Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

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Heat ends primary girls football rally early

Heat ends primary girls football rally early

| 17/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Extreme heat cut the 2019 CUC Girls Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally short last Saturday, 14 September, as a number of players were affected by the intense conditions. Although the plan was for the eight teams to all play each other (a total of seven games each), a decision was made to end […]

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School football league targets 1,000 players

School football league targets 1,000 players

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A new football league has been created that will enable students to compete against each other in school teams, with around 1,000 players from 22 schools expected to take part. The new Cayman Youth Football League (CYFL) will take over the administration of the CUC Primary Football League, which has been running for over […]

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Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

| 09/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fresh on the heels of the Cayman Islands national football team’s 2-0 victory over the US Virgin Islands on Friday, the team netted a fantastic win over much tougher opponents Barbados on Sunday night. The 3-2 victory took place in front of a home crowd at the Truman Bodden stadium in George Town. Jorrell […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

| 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fundraising target for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is $70,000, which will be split evenly among three charitable causes: the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman and the Alex Panton Foundation. DG Franz Manderson has said that they are on track to reach the ambitious fundraising goal […]

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Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) is encouraging people to sign up for their annual Jingle Bell 5K 10K Walk/Run, which will take place at the start of the festive season on Sunday 1 December. Funds raised will go towards building a new shelter for local victims and their children, as the current facility […]

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Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA), with which CHF is planning to hold a health-focused day called “Know Your Numbers” the end of October. At the family event, the community will be invited to CIBA’s gym for free health […]

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Men’s rugby team set for tournament debut

Men’s rugby team set for tournament debut

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The FFP Cayman National Men’s XV squad will be competing for the first time at the Americas Rugby Challenge (ARCh) from 23 August-1 September in Medellin, Colombia. The ARCh enables second-tier countries like Cayman to progress further in the sport of rugby. Cayman qualified for the tournament with a 58-14 drubbing of […]

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Gerry Kirkconnell honoured with Little League award

Gerry Kirkconnell honoured with Little League award

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Local businessman and community leader, Gerry Kirkconnell, was surprised at a recent Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) reunion event when founder JC Calhoun called his name to present the George Rivers Award, a longstanding tradition that has been revived to recognise CILL volunteers. The award was created to honour dedicated, long-serving CILL […]

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