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Comets blaze to BAISS victory and end SAC's 26-year streak

THEY painted the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium green and white on Friday as the Queen's College Comets rushed onto the field to celebrate their victory as St Augustine's College's long stranglehold on the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools' Track and Field Championships was finally broken after 26 years.

Swimmer Moss ends college career on golden note

ARMANDO Moss couldn’t ask for a better end to his collegiate career with the Musketeers men’s swim team at Xavier University in New York.

Two more Family Island clubs preparing to make their presence felt in the BAAA

MOVE over Moore’s Island. There are two other clubs from from the Family Islands - Andros and Exuma - who are preparing to make their presence felt in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations.

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THE FINISH LINE - Chris Brown Invitational: ‘Something doesn’t add up’

IT’S not how you start, nor how you get there, but more importantly, it’s how you finish. The Finish Line, a weekly column, seeks to invoke commentary on the state of affairs of the local sports scene, highlighting the highs and the lows, the thrills and the spills and the successes and failures as we transgress from one week to the next.

QC chases history

We may be on the brink of crowning a new BAISS Track and Field champion as the Queen’s College Comets are in prime position to halt the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine’s 26 straight wins in the meet since its inception.

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Comets take early lead

If St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine is going to extend the longest winning streak in Bahamian high school sports history, the Queen’s College Comets are going to force a comeback effort in 2015.

‘Tum Tum’ Nairn Jr starts in Spartans’ last four wins

IT HAS been an up and down season for Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr and his Michigan State Spartans, but the freshman guard has found a spot in the Spartans lineup while his team is in the midst of a four-game win streak as the regular season winds down.

NCAA: Kentwan Smith posts 6th double double of season

AN active weekend for Bahamian basketball players in NCAA Division I was highlighted by a career high effort on the boards, late game heroics and another disappointing injury in Houston.

Cybots top Pros 81-73, Cheetahs stop Cybot Queens 62-58

IT was a double header in night league basketball action this week with games in both the men’s and women’s leagues.

Gymnasts bring home medals

THE Nassau gymNastics has congratulated its athletes who participated in the Presidential Classic and the Magical Classic Gymnastics meets in Orlando, Florida.

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We are the champions

WHILE the senior boys’ teams, minus the Grand Bahama teams, competed in New Providence for the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic title, the girls’ teams were in Grand Bahama participating in the Geneva Rutherford/HOYTES Basketball Tournament.

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Can Big Red Machine win 27th straight BAISS title?

WILL the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine succeed in winning their 27th straight Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships or will this be the year that the Queen’s College Comets or any of the other 10 schools finally snap their dominance?

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Thomas clinches berth for 15th World Championships

HAVING clinched a berth for the IAAF 15th World Championships in Beijing, China this summer, Donald Thomas said he’s now looking forward to regaining his berth as one of the top high jumpers on the planet.

Best female players set for All-Star Classic at DW Davis this weekend

THEY combined their efforts to lead the CC Sweeting Cobras to victory in the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium on Monday night. On Saturday night at the DW Davis Gymnasium, Wayde Watson and Mario Bowleg will be on the opposite sides of the court as the New Providence Women’s Basketball Association hosts its All-Star Classic.

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Mario Bowleg and CC Sweeting Cobras join elite field of champions after Hugh Campbell victory

MARIO Bowleg and his CC Sweeting Cobras joined an elite field of champions after winning the prestigious Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic title for the third time.