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'Best of the Best' regatta rocks Montagu Bay

Action from the weekend's event.

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Johnson to square off with Lemieux this Saturday

Bahamian pro boxer Tureano Johnson is expected to step back into the ring for the first time in just over 15 months.

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‘Heavy Is The Head That Wears The Crown’

WHEN the NBA schedule was released, we (because I’m making all of you a part of this) circled December 4 as the day we would literally witness a new historic chapter in Bahamian basketball.

Cartwright and Lions finish as runners-up

HIS senior season ended just short of the ultimate team goal, but Michael Cartwright is already looking ahead to the complement of his recruitment process and NCAA decision.

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THE PRESS BOX: Hats off to Cooper and Cowboys!

MY Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t be, winners of five straight games, one victory away from locking down an NFC East title and the accompanying playoff berth, if it weren’t for Amari Cooper. Period!

Ole Miss ladies end 5-game losing streak, Bahamians struggle in NCAA Division I

OLE Miss Women’s Basketball finally ended a five-game losing streak. However, other Bahamian players and their programmes across NCAA Division I continued to struggle over the weekend.

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Keyshawn Strachan wins javelin, qualifies for CARIFTA

ON his first attempt, Blue Chips Athletics’ Keyshawn Strachan won the under-20/open men’s javelin on Saturday in the RC Athletics Throwers Meet at the University of the Bahamas field, becoming the first qualifier for the 2019 CARIFTA Games.

Athletes shine on the track and field

ROLANDO ‘Lonnie’ Greene, in his first year as head coach of the University of Kentucky Wildcats’ track and field team, liked what he saw from freshman sprinter Devine Parker in her collegiate debut at the Hoosier open indoor meet in Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday.

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NPBA: Bucket, Shockers Stingers in the win column

THE Aliv Bucket, Seafood Shockers and PJ Stingers were winners of the New Providence Basketball Association’s triple header at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Saturday night.

QC Comets dominate inaugural Cross Country Championships

ALTHOUGH it was a team scoring event, the Queen’s College Comets athletes turned in a dominating performance at the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ inaugural Cross Country Championships, winning six of the eight categories contested at St Augustine’s College on Saturday morning.

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Saturday, 8th December, 2018.

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Scheidt/Boening demolish opposition on final day of Star Sailors League Finals qualifying

While the star performers today certainly were Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening and Paul Cayard, significant to more competitors was what was happening mid-fleet. For on Friday, the final Qualifier races were held at the Star Sailors League Finals in Nassau.

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Grand Bahama to host Fred Stirrup Amateur Boxing Showdown

THE Fred Stirrup Amateur Boxing Showdown is set for Saturday, March 16, in Freeport, Grand Bahama at the Wallace Groves Auditorium on East Sunrise Highway.

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Mendelblatt, Fatih take the lead

Bahamas conditions set in on day three of the Star Sailors League Finals with 12-18 knot winds from the prevailing northeast-easterly direction.