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Ackera Nugent

Jamaican Ackera Nugent won two titles at this weekend’s (14 & 15 Jan) TTU Corky Classic held at Sports Performance Center, Lubbock, Texas.

The world U20 100m hurdles champion ran 7.27 to win the women’s 60m dash. She beat her Baylor teammates Sydney Washington, 7.33 and Caira Pettway, 7.38.

Later, Ackera Nugent returned to turn the third leg of the 4x400m team that secured victory in 3:39.49 ahead of Texas Tech 3:39.83 and Arizona 3:43.42.

Former Manchester High and Holmwood Technical student/athlete Kavia Francis led off for Baylor.

Jelena Rowe won the women’s high jump with a clearance of 1.80m. Trey Culver won the men’s event with 2.22m.

Baylor’s Matthew Moorer ran 20.83 to beat Ashton O’Conner, 21.13 in the men’s 200m. The women’s event went to Annesa Scott of Texas Tech, 24.32.

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Anthony Foster
Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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