Recent Posts by FN Sports Reporter Shayne Stubbs

Team Bahamas routs Barbados in classification round at Centrobasket

TAKING CONTROL – Rhema Collins, pictured with ball, had a 17-point 10-rebound double-double in Team Bahamas’ 83 – 41 victory over Barbados yesterday, July 10.

The Independence Day pride flowed through Team Bahamas yesterday, July 10 where they picked up a morale boosting victory down in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under 17 Women’s Centrobasket Championships.  After the women’s national team dropped two-straight games in pool play, July 8-9, The Bahamas rebounded and took care of…
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Bahamian AAU teams secure championship wins abroad

TWO FOR THE ROAD —The Bahamas Jaguars 17 and Under (17U) team was victorious once again. This time, they came away as champions at the Houston National Summer Showcase, in Houston, Texas this past weekend, July 5-7. They won the 17U championship at the King of the Court tournament in Mississippi on June 29-30. Pictured far left is team assistant Godfrey Rolle and pictured second left is coach Calvin McIntosh.      (PHOTO COURTESY OF BAHAMAS JAGUARS) 

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball tournaments are widely contested across the United States during the summer months and a pair of Bahamian AAU teams held their own and secured championship victories this past weekend, July 5-7. The Bahamas Jaguars’ 17 and Under (17U) team, fresh off their championship victory at the King of the Court Classic…
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Third Annual Splash Mania expected to be memorable

SPLASHMANIA RETURNS — The third annual SplashMania Kayak Race returns this coming Saturday, July 13. Pictured is the men’s division winner from last year’s race, Michael Watkins, celebrating his crowning achievement. (PHOTO COURTESY OF REMOR MEDIA) 

Waterkeepers Bahamas, in conjunction with Save The Bays, embarked on a new and exciting journey two years ago to engage residents of Grand Bahama in preserving marine life. That initiative came in the form of the SplashMania Kayak Race. As it was introduced back in 2017, Waterkeepers’ Executive Director Rasheema Ingraham offered the event as…
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Changes made to Bahamas Sports Festival Brand

CHANGE IS GOOD — The seventh annual Grand Bahama Sports Festival is set for July 18-20 at the EMERA Baseball Park. Pictured left to right is Florida Memorial Baseball coach Tino Burgos, Chief Executive Officer for the Caribbean Baseball Organization Mario Signorello, Aliv’s General Manager of the Northern Bahamas Richard Stanton, Marketing Consultant for the Grand Bahama Tourism Board, Carmel Churchill and Manager for Niche Markets at the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) Nuvolari Chotoosingh. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS) 

Each summer for the past six years the Bahamas Sports Festival has been one of the most anticipated affairs of the summer months. In the past, the Festival featured sports like baseball and basketball, with all events contested over the course of three days. However, this year, for its seventh annual appearance a few changes…
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