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BOWLINGKALIK SUMMER LEAGUECOMPETITION in the Kalik Summer Bowling League started last night with a record nine teams competing for a 1st place prize of $1,200, 2nd place of $600 and 3rd place $400. Teams are composed of at least six players who spons

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After surgery, Justin Roberts eager to get back on court

AFTER taking some time off to undergo surgery on his right wrist, Justin Roberts is eager to get back on the court and continue his quest to move up the ladder on the men’s international tennis circuit.

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Baseball leagues reunite under one umbrella

Now that they are back together under one umbrella, the Bahamas Baseball Association is set to host the National Baseball Championships next weekend in Grand Bahama.And the association has confirmed that all of the affiliated leagues have confirmed t

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Impact Tennis gives players smooth transition to the pros

A year ago, Ricardo Demeritte Jr decided to provide an avenue to help assist our young Bahamian tennis players as they make the transition from the collegiate to the professional ranks through a company called Impact Tennis Academy.Demeritte Jr, a fo

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Jordin in World Cup opening

FOOTBALL for Friendship has announced that 12-year-old Bahamian football player Jordin Wilson will participate in the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Moscow, Russia, scheduled to be broadcast live to 3.2 billion persons globally at 10:30am

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Bahamas Professional Golf Tour all set for round two

THE Bahamas Professional Golf Tour is all set for round two in its Signature Series with RMS Insurance Company as the driving sponsor of the sophomore classic.The launch of the first BPGT golf open set the pace for a very competitive series of tourna

Mackey drives in seven RBI over last two games

DAVONN Mackey has hit a hot streak at the plate in the Dominican Summer League and has been the leading run producer for his club in its latest series.Mackey drove in seven RBI over the last two games for his DSL Athletics as they split games against

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'Our goal is to come back with a medal'

Despite some familiar names missing, members of the women’s national team selected to participate in the Caribbean Basketball Confederation’s FIBA Women’s Caribbean Cup feel that what they lack in size, they hope to make up with their heart and speed

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Team Bahamas selected for Caribbean Cup

WITH a combination of players from New Providence and Grand Bahama and a number of collegians, the Bahamas Basketball Federation has selected the team to represent the Bahamas at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation’s FIBA Women’s Caribbean Cup.The

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'Fireman' Brown pressing on with athletic career

ALTHOUGH he’s still disappointed his Chris Brown Invitational has been called off again, veteran quarter-miler Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown said he’s pressing on with his athletic career and he’s looking towards his completion in 2020.While he has not compe

'Test Your Drug' app hits the Anti-Doping Commission website

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) seeks to repurpose its profile in order for athletes and the general public to get a greater understanding and appreciation of what the organisation does.Newly appointed executive director of the BADC, Petra

Bahamian players shine in Dominican Summer League

MINOR League Baseball’s Dominican Summer League recently began play and several Bahamian players made their professional debuts on their first assignment with their franchise.Courtney Smith and Keithron Moss began their first seasons with the DSL Ran

Burrows helps team to Game 1 victory in the Finals

JARAUN Burrows and FOS-Provence Basket are one step closer to a championship title and league promotion after a game one win in the LNB French Pro B Division Finals.Burrows was limited to just 17 foul-plagued minutes and scored six points in Fos-Sur-

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THE PRESS BOX: More offseason rumblings from Lakerville

NOW, before we get started, bare in mind that these are rumours, they only carry so much weight. With that out of the way, it is has been rumoured recently, and post this year’s NBA Finals, that both of Magic Johnson‘s superstar free agent targets a

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Commando Security Truckers stop BTC Elite Warriors 12-11

LAMAR Watkins scored the tying run and D’Juan Seymour got the winning run in the seventh inning as the Commando Security Truckers came from behind to nip the BTC Elite Warriors 12-11 as the New Providence Softball Association continued its regular se