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GB high school track/field meet gives proof of high enthusiasm

SPORTS ENTHUSIASM —There was an enthusiastic atmosphere at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex during the Grand Bahama Secondary School Athletic Association (GBSSAA) track and field meet. Above, Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) Rosamunde Carey is pictured with a youth fan and the CARIFTA Games 2018 Mascot. (Photo by Shayne Stubbs)

There is no doubt at all about the high level of sports enthusiasm in Grand Bahama. However, the interest in track and field is at the top of the ladder. Over last weekend and concluding on Monday, the Grand Bahama Secondary Schools Athletic Association (GBSSAA) staged the annual track and field championships for the bantam,…
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Grand Bahamian Brea Forbes excelling for NCAA Division II Lees McRae College

CONFERENCE CAROLINAS STAR – One of the top players in the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas is Bahamian Brea Forbes of Lees McRae College. Forbes recently captured her second “Conference Player of the Week” award.

There are a lot of Bahamians who are excelling in sports outside of this country. Particularly in the United States, college and university programs are dotted with talented Bahamians. For the most part, much focus, understandably so, is often placed on the prime National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Accordingly, many of our sons…
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Sports facilities upkeep across nation essential

JEFFERY LLOYD Minister of Education and MICHAEL PINTARD Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture

Some say I’ve been on a campaign to have the sporting facilities throughout the country attended to with regularity. Well, with the National Sports Authority, the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Education not rising to the occasion in many instances and dropping the ball, I feel obligated to lobby from this forum for…
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National Sports Authority “focus” necessary, timely

MICHAEL PINTARD -Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture

It is both interesting and encouraging that the Ministry of Sports has deemed it necessary for the leaders of the national sports fraternity to have direct discussions with the National Sports Authority. Yes, it is interesting, in that there have been so many instances when complaints have been made about the treatment meted out to…
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