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Stingers take Hugh Campbell title back to Grand Bahama

The Sunland Stingers were the most dominant team throughout the 38th Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic and the programme claimed their first tournament title in school history.

Bowling playoffs: J.S. Johnson advance to semi-finals

AFTER one night of bowling playoffs last week Thursday at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Centre, underdog J.S. Johnson has defeated the No.1 seed and pennant winners GSIM in a clean three-game sweep to advance to the semi-finals. Scotia wo

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2nd annual STARS College Soccer Showcase features over 100 of top student athletes

THE Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s Student-Athlete Resources and Support (STARS) programme and the Bahamas Football Association hosted their second annual STARS College Soccer Showcase featuring over 100 of the top student athletes o

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World Karate Martial Arts clinic helps promote sport

IN an effort to promote the sport of karate and increase the performances of the local karate, sensei Msrus Rolle hosted a World Karate Martial Arts Organisation clinic at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium on Monday. Chief instructor Yasuyoshi

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GBTA Junior National Tourney rocks YMCA in Freeport

THE Grand Bahama Tennis Association (GBTA) Junior National Tournament was held at the YMCA in Freeport, Grand Bahama, this weekend.

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GSSSA track and field meet set

IN the words of Clara Storr, “let the games begin.”

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First annual Harbour Island junior tennis tournament

THE first annual Harbour Island junior tennis tournament was held this weekend.

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Cobras vs Stingers for Hugh Campbell title

THE much anticipated Grand Bahama versus New Providence matchup will continue with former champions CC Sweeting Cobras taking on Sunland Baptist Stingers for the 38th Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic’s prestigious championship trophy 9pm tonight at the AF Adderley Gymnasium.

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Jazz makes Spring Training debut

JAZZ Chisholm made his Spring Training debut with the Miami Marlins 40-man roster and showed flashes of why he is listed as one of the franchise’s most highly touted prospects.Chisholm went 2-2 at the plate with a run scored and a stolen base in the

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Deandre Ayton, Devin Booker dominate, Suns top Bulls 112-104

DEANDRE Ayton played an inspired second half and posted impressive numbers to lead the Phoenix Suns to their second largest comeback win of the season. Ayton finished with 28 points, 19 rebounds and three blocks in the Suns’ 112-104 win over the Chi

NCAA Swimming: Higgs and Thompson making waves

NCAA Swimming moved into its conference championships at the Division I level last weekend and several Bahamian student athletes were active with top 10 finishes and several school records.At the SEC Championships in Auburn, Alabama, Albury Higgs and

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Bahamas beat Mexico, 76-59

In a complete turnaround from game one, the Bahamas men’s national basketball team protected home court and emerged with a dominant win over Mexico in game two in the first window of FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers.The Bahamas allowed just eight points in t

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Winners of Valentine Individual Time Trials take spotlight

THE New Providence Cycling Association kicked off its 2020 season yesterday with its Valentine Individual Time Trials at Clifton Pier. The winners in the various categories include the following: Junior boys 11-15 years (two laps or 12 miles) 1.

Boxing: Amron Sands stays undefeated

BAHAMIAN heavyweight Amron Sands remains undefeated and improved to 11-0 (nine KOs) following his latest bout. After eight rounds, Sands won via unanimous decision over Cristian Galvez on February 20 at Club Deportivo Calero in Santo Domingo, The Do

Swim meet: Alpha Aquatics win their annual Invitational

THE Alpha Aquatics Swim Club won their annual invitational swim meet held at the Betty Kelly Kenning swim complex over the weekend. At the end of the two-day meet held on Friday and Saturday, Alpha posted the highest scores of 513 points in the wome