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Coleby posts double double but Hilltoppers lose

He finished with a double double, but Dwight Coleby’s homecoming was spoiled by the No.5 ranked team in the NCAA Division I USA Today/Coaches Poll.

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‘The Promise’ delivers

“THE PROMISE” delivered, but it wasn’t enough to prevent his Arizona Wildcats from being the second ranked team to fall on day one of the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis, presented by Bad Boy Mowers.

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I CONTINUE to make moves in the picks race, I wish my Cowboys would do the same. I’m caustiously optimistic about my ‘Boys’ this week. Here’s who I like.

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Sydney, Afrika stay alive in Goombay Splash Bowl

TWO of the three Bahamians in action in the main draw of the International Tennis Federation’s 2017 Goombay Splash Bowl stayed alive on Tuesday at the National Tennis Center.

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Battle 4 Atlantis begins, Bahamas bowl in December

STARTING this week at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island and finishing December 22 at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium, the Bahamas will be the site of two major college sports events that bring thousands of visitors to the Bahamas and mill



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2017 class inducted into National Hall of Fame

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture hosted its 2017 class of induction into the National Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at Government House on Friday night. The induction was done by Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling

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Wilson named Defensive Player of the Year for 2nd straight year

FOR the second year in a row, Bahamian Brandon Wilson has been named the Defensive Player of the Year for the Holland Hurricanes Football Club. Wilson was one of nine players named to the league’s all-star team, with two of them also taking major awar

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BAAAs boss Carey 'disappointed' over BOC elections

AS one of the premier sporting bodies in the country, Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ president Rosamunde Carey said she was disappointed that no one from the sport was elected to the Bahamas Olympic Committee.Nominated by the BAAA, Car

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Fierce competition in Kid's Athletics Club's cross country

WITH the cross country season now in full swing, the Kid’s Athletics Club returned to the Bahamas Hotrod Association’s racing facility to stage their event on Saturday.Despite the inclement weather that left the course a little under water, the compe

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Suns rout Blue Waves in senior boys’ opener

THE Temple Christian Suns clearly remember their blowout loss to the St Anne’s Blue Waves last year at Temple Christian.

Bahamas Showcase: Catamounts get 66-64 win over Norsemen

THE University of Vermont Catamounts made history, becoming the champions of the initial Bahamas Showcase with a 66-64 victory over the Northern Kentucky Norsemen.Most valuable player Trae Bell-Haynes, who finished with 19 points, canned the game-win

Eight teams all set for 5th Annual Junkanoo Jam

EIGHT Division-I women’s college basketball teams will compete in the 15th Annual Junkanoo Jam, all set to be held November 23-25 at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini, Bahamas.The tournament, presented by the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini, will h

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THE PRESS BOX: Circle the wagons

THERE is not much to hang your hat on when it comes to the Cowboys, they have been playing some ugly football recently. But, for arguments sake, let’s say they miraculously got things turned around and started winning games. Could they slide into a

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'Buddy' misses 2nd straight game with ankle injury

Buddy Hield missed his second consecutive game after he was ruled out of last night’s matchup against the Denver Nuggets with an ankle injury.Hield was injured last Friday in the fourth quarter of the Sacramento Kings’ 86-82 win over the Portland Tra