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DeAndre Ayton on the move

Bahamian basketball prospect DeAndre Ayton will continue his much publicised prep career on the West Coast, paired with another highly touted recruit.

BFA to host the Lucayan Cup at Malcolm Park this weekend

WHILE the grass version of the game may have declined for the Bahamas at the international level, beach soccer continues to thrive as the country gets set to host regional competition and players get an early test in preparation for the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

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Sancheska v Renaldo: Week 5 Picks

Colts at Texans SANNIE: The horseshoe symbolises luck and God knows I need some after falling to last place (I believe these boys are cheating) but anyway #TeamSannie.

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Watch the birdies! Ravens, Hawks, Falcons and Eagles are soaring

AFTER going 10-5 last week, it takes me to 36-17 for the season and trending upward.

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Improving Colts to beat the flattering to deceive Texans

FIRST and foremost my thoughts and prayers are with the families and communities left devastated by Hurricane Joaquin.

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‘Reno’ Johnson to face O’Kane in world title eliminator

IN just over a week, Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson will step back into the ring to take on American Eamonn O’Kane at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Mitchell getting ready to display work in Hall of Fame museum

FOR the past 40 years, Stanley Mitchell has travelled from the CARIFTA to the Olympic Games documenting the performances of Bahamian athletes. Now he’s getting ready to finally display his work in a Hall of Fame museum and an audio visual lab for all to be able to view at their leisure.

Amateur boxing coaches urged to take part in skills programme

EVER since he came to the Bahamas as a former multiple British amateur boxing champion and accomplished executive, Terry Goldsmith has been devoted to helping the Amateur Boxing Association of the Bahamas in its pursuit to enhance the sport in the country.

BAISS Softball: Cougars making presence felt

THE Charles W Saunders Cougars are making their presence felt in the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ softball league.

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THE top scorer in City Bowling League competition last night was Sonith Lockhart of Carib Construction who downed the pins for a huge 667 high three game set. Runner-up MVP was Lee Davis of Ten Back Strikers with another big set of 650. Yule Hoyte of Ten Back Strikers had an impressive 256 high game with Ritchie Pyfrom dropping the pins for a 245 second high game.

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Crusaders stop Big Red Machine, 14-12

The Nassau Christian Academy Crusaders, sparked by a solo home run in a four-run seventh inning, held off the defending champions St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine for a 14-12 victory in a Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ marquee senior boys’ softball game yesterday.

BSF cancels Austin Knowles softball tourney

THE Bahamas Softball Federation has cancelled its annual Austin Knowles National High School Softball Tournament and is asking for its members to throw their support behind the Long Island Softball Association as a result of the devastation left behind by Hurricane Joaquin.

Coleby suffers torn ACL

DWIGHT Coleby was already set to spend the 2015-16 season on the sidelines as a transfer for the Kansas Jayhawks, but a knee injury will now keep the Bahamian front court player off the practice floor as well.

Bahamas Bowl: ‘We will be ready’

THE inaugural edition of the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl was a success on the field, but local stakeholders and organisers still hope to improve on various aspects as hosts.

Ferguson and Bearcats on the rebound in NCAA Football

SEVERAL wins for Bahamian players in NCAA Division I Football over the weekend moves their programmes one step closer to a possible top 25 ranking poll.