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Mt Carmel senior boys rout Greenville 43-25


IT was an excellent start to the Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association’s (Small Schools) 2022/2023 basketball season.

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Undefeated Cavaliers secure 40-31 win over Freedom Baptist Warriors

IT was another day in the office for coach Wilton Johnson and his Mt Carmel Cavaliers senior boys basketball team last night.

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Men’s national beach soccer team set for CAC Sea and Beach Games

WINNER of the Bahamas Football Association’s Beach Soccer Cup in October, the Bahamas men’s national beach soccer team is headed to Santa Marta, Colombia, to compete in the Juegos Centroamericanos y Del Caribe Mar Y Playa (Central American and Caribbean Sea and Beach Games) November 19-26.

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Rosamunde Carey and 21st Century Athletic team introduced to the public

WHILE the others did it through social media, Rosamunde Carey and her 21st Century Athletic team had an official launch on Friday to introduce their slate of officers to the public for the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ general elections.

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BBA putting final touches on Team Bahamas for Caribbean Baseball Cup

WITH just about a week left before the start of the fourth Caribbean Baseball Cup, the Bahamas Baseball Association is putting the final touches on Team Bahamas.

Open letter over water problems

This is an open letter to Alfred Sears – Water & Sewerage Corporation

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UPDATED: Hurricane warning in effect for Grand Bahama, Abaco, Bimini, and Berry Islands


Elderly woman’s death at Exuma resort believed to be ‘accidental’

AN elderly American woman was found dead at a local resort in Exuma early Friday morning, with officials believing her death was “accidental”.

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Man ‘should serve 12 years’ for repeated sex offences

A 73-year-old Grand Bahama man convicted of having unlawful sexual intercourse with an eight-year-old girl was labeled a repeated child sex offender who should serve a prison term of 12 years, a Crown prosecutor submitted to the Supreme Court.

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‘So far so good’ for Abaco

ABACO residents dealt with immense flooding from the late season storm Nicole yesterday, with some experiencing anxiety and others thankful this experience was not as traumatic as Hurricane Dorian.

Best-of-3 championship series to begin today


The Government Secondary Schools Sports Association will begin its best-of-three softball and baseball championship series today at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex, although there’s still some unfinished business to be completed before it all unfolds.

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GSSSA champions crowned

It was a double dose of victory as all four pennant winners emerged as the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association’s softball and baseball champions with clean sweeps across the board on Thanksgiving Day.

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GSSSA finals underway

The CR Walker Knights, Doris Johnson Mystic Marlins, AF Adderley Fighting Tigers and HO Nash Lions all prevailed with game one victories in their respective Government Secondary Schools Sports Association best-of-three baseball and softball championship series. Game two in all series will continue today at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

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Swim meet held in honour of the late coach Sue Coleby

MAKO Aquatics Club’s Harold Simmons broke the only record on Saturday as the Bahamas Aquatics hosted its eighth annual CG Atlantic Medical Invitational at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.

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Bahamian players, coaches all set for NCAA Division I basketball tip-off tonight

THE NCAA Division I basketball season is set to tip off tonight with several Bahamian players on the court, and coaches on the sidelines representing their respective programmes.

The madness of shrinkflation

I got one of the most significant shocks of my life when I saw a young lady holding a baby standing next to me in a food store aisle, unzip her bag and politely drop two jars of baby food in it, and calmly zip it back up. Then she moved further down the aisle and repeated the same thing with other items.

Protect our children

“WE owe our children, the most vulnerable in our society, a life free of violence and fear.” — Nelson Mandela.

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Baseball and softball champions crowned

WHILE Garvin Tynes outslugged Palmdale for the girls’ softball title, Sadie Curtis blanked TG Glover to emerge as the boys’ baseball champions as the New Providence Primary Schools Sports Association completed its week-long dual competition at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

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Jailed for touching 17-year-old

A 61-year-old man who admitted to touching a minor’s backside while she was on her way to the store was sentenced to one month in prison yesterday.

Sports notes

THE Bahamas Boxing Federation has had to reduce its national team to a five-member squad that will travel to compete in the Sugar Bert Boxing Championship in Kissimmee, Florida, this weekend.