Recent Posts by FN Sports Reporter Shayne Stubbs

Bahamian duo put on top place showings in Diamond League event

Steven Gardiner (left) and Donald Thomas (right)

Bahamian senior athletes Donald Thomas and Steven Gardiner went into Doha, Qatar and walked away with top place performances this past Friday. While Gardiner walked away as the top place finisher in the men’s 400 meters, Grand Bahama native Thomas finished third out of 11 competitors in the men’s high jump. Thomas’s best jump was…
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Poitier, Nesbitt snatch victories in inaugural “Beast Mode lift off”

Lance Poitier walked away with the cash prize as the men’s overall winner of the Beast Mode Lift Off this past Saturday. Presenting were Clarisse Pelanne, left, and Demeko Nesbitt, right. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The crowd participation and energy that surrounded the first ever “Fitness Connection: Beast Mode Lift Off” was just one of the elements that made the competition so successful. The competition that integrated both powerlifting and cross fit appeared to be a major hit with the competitors and those patrons whose eyes were glued to the…
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Fritz and Gibson signed their names of the dotted line

Shaquillo Fritz, left, Arkansas State signee and Miami Dade College signee Qyemah Gibson, right, pictured as they signed their letters for their respective colleges. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

For the first time in the history of the Darrell Sears Basketball Showcase, two athletes signed to basketball programs that they will compete for this coming fall. Grand Bahama native Shaquillo Fritz signed on to join to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division One program, the Arkansas State Red Wolves, while Eleuthera native Qyemah Gibson…
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Formal offers made to athletes at the close of 15th Annual Showcase

The athletes of the Showcase awaiting further instructions at the 15th Annual Darrell Sears Basketball Showcase. Approximately 60 kids showed up and showed out. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Despite a drop off in the number of athletes that participated in the 15th Annual Darrell Sears Basketball Showcase, visiting coaches still appeared intrigued by the eye full they got of some of the players. As a result of the two-day event approximately 14 athletes, including six kids from Grand Bahama were offered scholarships between…
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