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Jamaica: High school sports teams at war

From Leon Robinson, a rather dispassionate discourse on the “war” being waged between rival Kingston high school teams in the “Champs”, the VMBS/ISSA Boys & Girls Athletic Championships. “We even have “territories”, places where rival schools are not welcome, at least not in frequency or numbers. . . . We share an uneasy truce since our schools are close to each other. . . . There are even “nesting grounds”, girls’ schools or co-ed schools that we get our females from.”

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  • Hi there. Leon here. “Hunting grounds” is the term I was looking for but just couldn’t remember. I’m gonna make the change in my post. You may do the same in yours if you wish. Oh, and thanks again for taking the time out to visit my blog.

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