BSAA Volleyball Action
THE Bahamas Small Schools Athletic Association’s 2022 volleyball season continued on Wednesday at the Tom “The Bird” Grant Sporting Complex in Yellow Elder with the following results posted:
Teleos Christian School def. Mt. Carmel Academy 25-14 and 25-10.
CV Bethel def. Mt Carmel Prep Academy 25-20 and 25-16.
Mt. Carmel Prep. Academy def. Genesis Academy 25-19, 19-25 and 15-9.
Teleos Christian School def. Genesis Academy 25-16 and 25-19.
CV Bethel def. Hope Academy 25-21 and 25-18.
CV Bethel def. Achievers Christian Academy 25-10 and 25-17.
Games are played every day during the week at the Tom ‘the Bird’ Grant Sporting Complex, starting at 4 pm.
NPVA Volleyball Action
THE New Providence Volleyball Association played a double header on Wednesday night as its 2022 season continued at the DW Davis Gymnasium. In the ladies’ opener, the Bamboo Shack Lady Warhawks knocked off the University of the Bahamas Lady Mingoes 26-24, 25-18 and 25-12.
The men’s feature game saw the Warhawks take down the Technicians in three straight sets 25-18, 31-29 and 25-18.
CHESS NATIONALS POSTPONED
THE Bahamas Chess Federation has announced that its Bahamas National Chess Championship, scheduled for November 5-27 has been rescheduled to January 7-29, 2023.
This change reflects a decision made by members at the most recent General Meeting held on Thursday, October 13.
The National Chess Championships will be held annually in January from this point forward/ henceforth.
A communication will follow announcing the players that have qualified, start times, the venue and other pertinent details.
Bahamas Rowing Club Recruitment
THE Bahamas Rowing Club is seeking senior government high students, who are looking for sports opportunities that could earn them a scholarship.
If interested, students are asked to meet the club members at CR Walker Secondary School on Saturday between the hours of 2-4pm for a free introduction to the sport of rowing.
BAAA NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY
THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ National High School Cross Country Championships is scheduled for Saturday, November 19 at the new Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.
There will be two courses comprising of two sections.
Athletes, however, will compete in the Junior High School for Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 (9th graders and below) and Senior High School for Under-17 (10th graders and above) and Under-20
The under-13 and-15 will run a 3k with two loops around a turn around point towards the finish line.
The Under-17 and under- 20, junior high and senior, will have four loops and a turnaround point towards the finish line.
BOYS BRIGADE FUN RUN
THE 23rd Bahamas Company of the Boys’ Brigade will hold its annual Captain Henry W Curry II fun run/walk race on Saturday, November 11, starting at 6pm.
This year’s event is being held in honour of the Right Reverend Gilbert A Thompson, Suffrage Bishop Retired.
The route will leave St Barnabas Parish on Blue Hill Road and travel north on Blue Hill Road to Bay Street, east on Bay Street to Market Street, north on Market Street, south on Market Street to Fr Calnan Road, west on Fr Calnan Road and back to St Barnabas Parish.
The registration fee is $25 for adults and $12 for children 12-and-under.
Part proceeds to aid the 23rd Bahamas Boys’ Brigade Educational Fund.
HEAT ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY
THE Andros Heats Athletic Track Club will host a Road Race and Cross Country on Saturday, December 10 in North.
The event will start at 9am at the Queen’s Highway and will conclude at the regatta site.
The registration fee is $10 for athletes competing from the under-seven age group to the open division.
For more information, interested persons are urged to contact coach Patricia Rolle at 823-8801.
BASKETBALL CATHOLIC PRIMARY
THE Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools continued its 2022 basketball league at Loyola Hall. Below is a look at the results posted:
St. Cecilia’s School def. St. Francis & Joseph School: Girls 11 - 7
St. Thomas More School def. Xavier’s Lower School: Girls: 4 - 0
St. Cecilia’s School def. St. Francis & Joseph School: Boys 15 - 6
Xavier’s Lower School Boys def. St. Thomas More: Boys 16 - 8
There will be no games today as the Catholic schools are on their mid-term break. Games will resume next Friday.
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