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Cornish emerges as team leader for the Seawolves

HEADED into his senior season with the Stony Brook Seawolves, Jaron Cornish has emerged as a team leader during offseason workouts.Following a summer where he made his Bahamas senior men’s national team debut, Cornish was back on campus in New York a

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Robinson to begin collegiate basketball career with Runnin' Bulldogs in the fall

SHERMAN Robinson will begin his collegiate basketball career with the Navarro College Runnin’ Bulldogs this fall.The 6’7”, 200-pound swingman heads to Navarro following an acclaimed senior season for the Legacy Early College Lions in Greenville, Sout

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Truckers to face Wildcats in ladies’ championship

This will probably be a birthday celebration that Shevette Taylor won’t forget anytime soon.

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Chisholm and Rawhide suffer 5-4 loss to Quakes

JAZZ Chisholm and his Visalia Rawhide fell behind early in the best-of-five Single A Advanced California League championship series.The 20-year-old shortstop went 1-5 in a 5-4 loss to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Tuesday night at Recreation Park in Vi

Hero World Challenge tees off on Nov. 29 at Albany

TGR Live and Tavistock Group announced India-based Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, has extended its title sponsorship of the Hero World Challenge. The 2018 Hero World Challenge is scheduled to be played at Albany Nove

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'Major Pain' in 'The Last Dance' on October 27

DESPITE a minor injury setback that has delayed the date of his final professional bout, Meacher “Major Pain” Major said he remains on course to deliver the best fight of his career.Major is now scheduled to square off against Martin Anderson of Jama

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Hunter: 'The recruiting process has been a learning experience'

FOLLOWING a busy summer recruitment period, Sammy Hunter heads into his final season of prep school in Canada and his NCAA decision could be coming in early 2019.“Maybe sometime after January. My family and I are still thinking about it,” Hunter said

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Sharks stop Truckers 11-4 in six innings in NPSA semi-finals

MANAGER Stephen ‘Bishop’ Beneby liked the way his youthful Platinum Lady Sharks played last night.

'We have increased the pot' for Half Marathon

IN an effort to increase the awareness of distance running in the country, Bahamas Roadmasters has increased the cash purse for its annual Bahamas Half Marathon.The event, scheduled for 6am Sunday, November 18 at Arawak Cay, will see the top prize fo

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Brianna, 7, says she will be the next great Bahamian sprint sensation

MOVE over Shaunae Miller-Uibo. Seven-year-old Brianna Bootle proclaims that she will become the next great Bahamian superstar as a track and field sprint sensation.“Most people do not believe that I am an athlete, but I started running track when I w

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CIBC First Caribbean Walk For The Cure Bahamas all set for October 6

WALKERS from around New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco and Eleuthera will be taking part in this year’s CIBC First Caribbean Walk For The Cure Bahamas event on October 6. The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) will return as a bronze sponsor to hydrat

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Ferguson-McKenzie new assistant track and field coach

From one Bahamian connection to another, head coach Rolando ‘Lonnie’ Greene has added illustrious ‘Golden Girl’ Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie as an assistant coach on his staff at the University of Kentucky.Greene, who left Purdue University in July where

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‘Long distance king’ Oneil Williams wins 13-mile exhibition

Oneil Williams proved why he is the newly minted Bahamas men’s national marathon record holder.

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Burrows Sr calling on government to clarify cost of national baseball stadium

ALTHOUGH there were some discrepancies on the huge price tag for the completion of the new Andre Rodgers National Baseball Stadium, former Senator Greg Burrows Sr is calling on government to clarify the vast increase of the construction.

Finally, athletes get their subvention cheques

AS proclaimed last week by Tim Munnings, the director of sports in the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, athletes on subventions have received their payments over the weekend.