Vixens defeat the Lady Truckers

THE New Providence Volleyball Association opened its 2012/2013 season at the DW Davis Gym on Sunday.

In a rematch of last season’s championships, despite some new faces and player movements, the outcome was the same.

In the women’s match, the Scottsdale Vixens got off to an early start by winning the first two sets over the Johnson Lady Truckers 25-18 and 25-22. However, with their backs against the wall, the Lady Truckers came back to win the next two sets 25-23 and 25-19.

But when it all counted, it was the Vixens who got off to an early start to win the 5th and deciding set to take the game 15-5.

Cheryse Bain continues to lead the Vixens and finished with 18 points, followed by sister Krystel Rolle with 16 points. For the Lady Truckers, Tia Charlow led with a team high 11 points, followed by Shantia McPhee with 10 points.

In the men’s match, the Scotiabank Defenders also continued their winning ways by defeating the Technicians in four sets 26-28, 25-16, 25-22 and 25-20.

Leading the charge in the win was a youthful Kurtwood Greene Jr with 15 points, followed by Ditmar Bauer’s 11 points. In the loss, Muller Petit led all scorers with 19 points and was assisted by Renaldo Knowles who finished with 14 points.

Games are slated to continue 7:30pm Friday at DW Davis with the following matches on tap: 7:30pm – Lady Techs vs Cougars

9pm - Saints vs National Fence Intruders



THE New Providence Old Timers Softball Association continued its regular season action over the weekend at the Archdeacon William Thompson Softball Park at the Southern Recreational Grounds with the following results posted:

Dozer 14,

Stubbs Equipment 7

The winning pitcher was Alfred Munnings and Harold ‘Banker’ Fitzgerald took the loss. The player of the game was Godfrey Willie, who in 4-at-bat, had two hits, including two home runs, two runs scored and four runs drove in.

Crusaders 14, Bahamas

Welding & Fire 5

The winning pitcher was Glenroy ‘Flo’ Saunders and Ivan Hanna took the loss. The player of the game was Andy Ford, who in 3-at-bat, had two hits with two homers, three runs scored and two RBI.

Yelroms Home Boys 24,

Strong Back 17

David Brown was the winning pitcher and Tony Rolle took the loss. The player of the game was Randy Anderson, who in five-at-bat, had four hits, three runs and five RBI.

FP Truckers 14, KC Construction 2

Franklin Martin was the winning pitcher and Paul Moss took the loss. The player of the game was Darren Mortimer with a homer on two hits in three-at-bat. He also scored twice and drove in as many runs.

FP Truckers 19, Unique Giants 8

Hector Rolle was the winning pitcher and Craig Bowe got tagged with the loss. The player of the game was Charles Rolle with two-at-bat, two hits - both homers, three runs and three RBI.

AGC Builders 17, Proper Care 10

Danny Stubbs was the winning pitcher and Foster Dorsett got the loss. The player of the game was Rory Newbold with five-at-bat on three hits with a homer, two runs and five RBI.



THE Baptist Sports Council has announced the appointment of Michael Ellis as commissioner for the 2012 Softball Classic. Ellis served previously in that capacity and has been called upon once again to head that important office of maintaining law and order within the league which is expected to start at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday, October 6.

The categories will include men, co-ed and 19-and-under divisions. Churches interested in participating are urged to send their request to director Brent Stubbs at stubbobs@gmail.com or secretary general Jonique Webb at joniquewebb@hotmail.com. The deadline for registration is during a meeting 10am Saturday, September 26 at the Bahamas Baptist College, Jean Street.



THE Brajaxba Tennis, co-ordinated by Bradley Bain, is all set to hold its Back-To-School Jamboree at the National Tennis Center September 22-23.

The event is designed for boys and girls 6 -36-foot court, 8 and 10 - 60-feet court and singles for the 12, 14 and 18 age group categories. All mini-tennis and short court matches are slated to begin at 10am. The entry deadline is Friday, September 21. Interested persons can call 328-7746 for more information.



CHAMPION Amateur Boxing Club released the winners of its 17th annual Wellington ‘Sonny Boy’ Rahming’s Silver Glove Boxing Tournament. The four-week tournament was held at the Wulff Road Boxing Club. The following results were posted:

Best fight - John Brown and Gabriel Newbold

Most improved boxer - Marco Fernander

Most valuable boxer - Doncyn Cartwright

Winner of the Wellington ‘Sonny Boy’ Rahming Trophy - Anton Brown

The event was sponsored by the D’Albenas Agency and Bahamas Vision Centre.

Champion Boxing Club also announced that its 19th annual L Garth Wright Golden Glove Tournament got started on Saturday and will continue every Saturday until November 24 at the Wulff Road Boxing Club.

Also, the Ray Minus Sr End of the Year tournament will take place at the same venue December 8-22.


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