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SAC shocked by Comets

THE last unbeaten record in BAISS senior girls softball has fallen after the Queen’s College Comets shocked St Augustine’s College 11-7 yesterday.

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Comets earn wins

THE Queen’s College Comets made quick work of the Charles W Saunders Cougars yesterday thanks to a fine performance by starting pitcher Daalan Adderley. The Comets needed only three innings to tame the Cougars 14-4.

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Captain and crew in harmony

In the words of his children, Sandra and Charles, the accolade for their father, the late Cecil Cooke, is long overdue.

Sports in brief

ANTON Sealey has been returned as the president of the Bahamas Football Association.

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Rain washes away game three

GAME three of the New Providence Softball Association’s Carl ‘Bang Bang’ Johnson Memorial Championship series got rained out last night in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

Ministry to empower youths to make positive choices

FOR the second consecutive year, Sports World Ministry is bringing its Go Positive Tour to the Bahamas.

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Durward Knowles and Cecil Cooke arrived home to a heroes welcome as Bahamians thronged to greet the country’s first Olympic champions following their victory in the Star class sailing at the Tokyo Games 50 years ago today. It is a feat which will be recognised on Thursday at a gala lunch hosted by the Bahamas Olympic Committee. As part of The Tribune’s series this week marking the anniversary Knowles describes the emotional journey from atop the Olympic podium to being feted in Nassau...

BOC all set to host 'Sports Outlook 2014'

IN an effort to unite and develop the sporting community through a cross-section of ideas, two of the country’s leading sporting entities will host a gathering of the most influential persons within the demographic.

Ferguson named 'Athlete of Week' for 2nd time this season

A STELLAR season on the gridiron continues for Bahamian defensive back Demetrius Ferguson and the St Francis Xavier X-Men.

Falcons dismantle Cougars 17-8

IN A showdown between the top two Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools senior boys softball teams, Jordan Prince Williams (JPW) made a convincing statement against Charles W Saunders (CWS), the Falcons dismantling the Cougars 17-8 to record a seventh successive win this season.

Elite eight in Junkanoo Jam on Grand Bahama next month

WHILE the top men’s NCAA basketball programmes will flock to Paradise Island during next month’s Thanksgiving Holiday, simultaneously, women’s NCAA basketball will take centre stage in the nation’s second city.

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World record swim attempt from Eleuthera to Nassau underway

An Australian endurance athlete has started an attempt to achieve a world-record 80 mile swim in the open waters of the Bahamas.

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Wildcats blow out Brackettes 12-2 to take 2-0 lead in championship series

THE New Providence Softball Association’s ladies defending champions Sigma Brackettes avoided getting shutout again, but they couldn’t stop the pennant winning Sigma Wildcats’ onslaught as they pulled off another abbreviated victory.

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'I just see Carl if he was here, just how happy he would be'

STEPHANIE Meadows, still sobbing, was too overwhelmed to express her gratitude to the New Providence Softball Association for remembering her son.