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CBC’s endorsement brings Zonal boxing title fight closer to a reality

Ray Minus Jr., right, has been a major boxing contributor in The Bahamas. Pictured with Meacher Major who he once trained. Major has a proposed match against Guyana native Dexter Gonzales for the Commonwealth/Americas Lightweight Championship.

A recent communication from the Commonwealth Boxing Council has put promoter Vincent Seifert in the driver’s seat regarding the proposed CBC Caribbean Zonal Lightweight Championship fight between Dexter Gonzales of Guyana and Bahamian Meacher Major. “These (zonal) titles were instituted to provide 10-round showcase events for Commonwealth boxers who are struggling to move up in…
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Coach Vogel Williams remains focused on sports development in Family Islands

Coach Vogel Williams

Veteran Coach Vogel Williams has given many years to sports development through the national school system. He reached the retirement age several years ago, and thus ended his tenure at the Patrick Bethel High in Abaco. However, he continues on with his Green Arrows Club, mentoring all-comers in track and field, from his base in…
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Coach Moon expanding HOYTES program into league competitions

Coach Gladstone ‘Moon’ McPhee (left) with his HOYTES (Helping Out Youth Through Education and Sports) program, is embarking on an island “outreach experience” that will be taken throughout Grand Bahama.

For over four decades the venerable Coach Gladstone “Moon” McPhee has been s staple item of basketball development in Grand Bahama. It was he, as the mentor of the once Catholic High juggernaut, who blazed an amazing trail. At Catholic High, he fashioned a basketball template during the 1970s that demonstrated to all of Grand…
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Promoter Seifert goes after CBC Caribbean Zonal bout

Promoter Vincent Seifert is presently seeking to bring professional boxing activity, with a Commonwealth Boxing Council flavor, to The Bahamas. Seifert, presently, is networking through The Bahamas Boxing Commission (BBC) with representatives of the Commonwealth Boxing Council to deliver a regional title bout. He is pursuing the Commonwealth Boxing Council Caribbean Zonal Lightweight Championship. Already,…
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