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Bahamian basketball players in 70th NJCAA Tournament

WHILE the NCAA Division I Tournament grabs international headlines, several Bahamian players competed this week at the Junior College Division I Tournament.

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‘Going to the Dominican Republic from the Bahamas has been a big transition’

HE’S one of the latest Bahamians to sign his name on the dotted line for a professional baseball contract. But Trent Deveaux said he’s looking forward to following in the footsteps of his uncle, the late Wentie Ford, in becoming one of the next Bahamian Major League players.

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‘We are committed to bringing more tourism and more Heat fans to Bahamas’

THE Bahamas took centre stage at the American Airlines Arena in a major sports tourism campaign.

SPORTS NOTES

THE most valuable player in City Bowling League competition last night was a red hot Richie Pyfrom of Telco Enterprises, who mowed down the pins for an outstanding 699 high three game set, just missing the exclusive 700 Club by one pin.

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‘Special treat’ for Mario Ford baseball campers

The Mario Ford Baseball Camp got a special treat on Saturday as professional baseball player Trent Deveaux took the time out to provide some instructions to the 30-plus campers at Windsor Field.

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Shockers seal 96-68 victory over Rockets

THE Real Deal Shockers clinched their berth in the New Providence Basketball Association Division One Vince Ferguson final by routing the Rockets in game three of their best-of-three playoffs.

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IAAF World Relays test event ‘went very well’

BAHAMAS Association of Athletic Associations’ president Rosamunde Carey said she feels the Local Organising Committee is ready to host the third version of the IAAF World Relays next month.

TOP JUNIOR GOLFERS IN NATIONALS SPOTLIGHT

THE top junior golfers in the country vied for national title honours and the top spots in the Bahamas Golf Federation’s Junior Division.

‘Basketball smiles’ will be no more

AFTER spending the past 18 years bringing cheers to countless young Bahamian basketball players, American icon coach Sam Nichols will discontinue his Basketball Smiles.

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Big Red Machine win six of eight divisional titles

THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ test run over the weekend completed the final standings for the National High School Track and Field Championships with the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine securing five of the eight divisional titles.

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A look back on great moments in sports history on March 21

Enough of the mock NFL Drafts, and monitoring where the likes of Tony Romo, Adrian Peterson and Jamal Charles will all end up, and under what circumstances?

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OFFICIAL RESULTS: 28th national high school track & field championships

• Here’s a look at the official results of the Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture’s 28th Annual National High School Track & Field Championships:

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SAC dominates: Big Red Machine rolls away with four divisional titles

On the heels of regaining their Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ championship crown last month, the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine dominated the 28th National High School Track and Field Championships.

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Shaun Miller elected as new president of the BAAC

BAHAMAS 2016 Olympic relay coach Shaun Miller was elected as the new president of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Coaches during the elections of the annual general meeting at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium on Saturday.

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Coleby and Jayhawks top ‘Tum Tum’ and Spartans

ATLEAST one Bahamian player will move on to the Sweet 16 of the Men’s Division I NCAA Basketball Tournament.