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Ogbourne making strides on and off track

AFTER receiving track and field scholarships to attend overseas universities, several Jamaicans have difficulties in balancing their academics and their exploits on the field.

Former Ferncourt and St Jago High athlete Melissa Ogbourne, in her final year at the Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, does not fall into that category. Ogbourne, who was victorious at the Penn Relays last weekend in the College Championships triple jump, where she had a leap of 13.07 metres to defeat her former teammate at St Jago High Sashakaye Matthias of Texas A&M University, was actually winning the event for the second time. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica Star


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