Kevona Davis taking up scholarship at University of Texas

Jamaica’s junior sprint star Kevona Davis was a second-place finisher at Friday’s (22 Jan) at the Wooo Pig Classic hosted at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Davis, University of Texas’ freshman, crossed the finish line in 23.26 seconds behind her junior teammate Kynnedy Flannel, 23.09.

Jayla Hollis, Arkansas’ freshman, finished third in 23.35.

Davis represented Edwin Allen up to 2020.

In the men’s 200m, Terrance Laird of LSU, 20.61 won the event ahead of Lance Lang of Kentucky, 20.98 and Brendon Stewart of USC, 21.07.

Jamaican Daszay Freeman, representing Arkansas, ran 8.27 for 4th place finish in the women’s 60m hurdles. Freeman attended Manchester High and upper six-form at The Queen’s School.

Chanel Brissett of Texas won the event in 8.07s ahead of Mecca McGlaston, 8.08 and Milan Young of LSU, 8.21.

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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.