Sports Notes




THE University of The Bahamas will kick off its international track and field calendar in Indiana on January 28 when a 12-member team participates in the 2017 Fred Wilt Open at Purdue University. The team consists of seven males and five females.

• The team includes the

following athletes:

Males - Aaron Cox – 60m and Long Jump; Yurick Dean – 200m and 4 x 400m; Tyler Gardiner – 400m and 4 x 400m; Ken Mullings – 60m hurdles and high jump; 4 x 400m; Avery Thompson – 60m hurdles; 4 x 400m; Leonardo Romer – 200m and Stony Duncanson – high jump.

Females - Antonishka Deveaux – 200m and 4 x 400m; Ronnecia Ferguson – 60m, 60m hurdles and  4 x 400m; Beyonce Scott – 60m hurdles, high jump and 4 x 400m; Gabrielle Shannon – 200m and 4 x 400m and Alexandria Strachan – 60m and 60m hurdles.

The team is being coached by Rupert Gardiner, assisted by Ednal Rolle. The team leaves on Friday and returns on Sunday.




THE 14th Annual Club Monica Track Classic is all set for this Saturday at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.

The one-day meet, featuring more than 30 clubs and schools, is scheduled to begin at 9am.



THE most valuable player in City Bowling League competition Tuesday night was  Frederick Cargill of Fresh Blend Rolling Stones with an impressive 634 high three game set. Runner-up was Sonith Lockhart of Carib Construction with a 235 high game and a 627 second high set. Ansel Ferguson of Giga Tech had a good night on downing the pins for the second high game of 232.  

The leader in the ladies’ category was Kayla Nixon of CDM Knights with a 202 high game and a 534 high three game set. She was followed by Joy Lockhart of the Avengers with a 189 second high game and a 523 second high set.

The team scores for the evening were as follows: Bahamasair Flyers 2, Carib Construction 1; Checker’s Cafe 2, CDM Knights 1; Fresh Blend 2, Ten Back Strikers 1; NUA Crusaders 2, GIGA Tech 1; TK Falcons 2,Telco Enterprises 1; E&U Watercoolers 2, The Avengers 1 and BEC Shockers 2, Island Game Strokers 1.




THE Bahamas has been invited to participate in the Junior Women’s Softball World Championships, July 23-30, 2017 in Clearwater, Florida.

The process of selecting young ladies to participate on the Bahamas 19U National softball team began Tuesday and continued last night at the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) Field of Dreams at St Andrew’s High School.

Additional practice dates and venues will be announced. Interested persons can contact Shane Albury at 552-0653 or via email shanealbury@aol.com for more details.


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