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Freeport RFC represents Bahamas well in Nassau

FRFC REPRESENTS — The Freeport Rugby Football Club’s Under 23 team took on the Lonestar Rattlesnakes last Saturday, June 9 in New Providence. The team fell to the Rattlesnakes 41-19 but nonetheless enjoyed the full day of rugby which included an intense training session for men and women.

The old adage of Saturday is a rugby day came to life last weekend, June 9, for members of the Freeport Rugby Football Club. Between an U-23 match against the Lonestar Rattlesnakes and an intense training session for the Bahamas women’s national team, Winton Rugby Field was buzzing with excitement all day. It should come…
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Tabernacle Falcons honor former long-time coach

YOU DESERVE IT — Longtime former Tabernacle Baptist Christian Academy coach and principal Norris Bain, center, was honored by the school for his years of contributions to the institution’s growth on June 8. Pictured left to right for the presentation are Ministry of Education District Superintendent Ivan Butler, Principals/Vice Principals Association president Gia Walker, Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Shelly Higgs, Bain’s wife, Shelly Bain, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, School Administrator Alpheus Woodside and school principal Edward Johnson. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Tabernacle Baptist Academy Falcons were recently celebrated for the athletic accomplishments throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Last week Friday, June 8, at the institution’s campus, the senior boys basketball teams received their championship rings for their victories in the 2017 Aliv: Tip Off Classic and 2018 Bahamas National High School Basketball Championships. The Under…
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Winners declared at Bjorn Munroe Jr. Tennis Tournament

GIRLS 18 AND UNDER CONTESTANTS – The Bjorn Munroe Jr. Tennis Tournament turned out to be a success this past weekend, June 8-9 at the YMCA. Pictured above, the tournament’s namesake, Bjorn Munroe, center, presented the girls 18 and Under championship contestants with their trophies. Pictured left is Abigail Simms who finished second, and championship winner, Hailey Waguespack, pictured right. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The first annual Bjorn Munroe Junior (Jr.) Tennis Tournament was in full swing this past weekend, June 8-9, and champions of that event were crowned this past Saturday, June 9. The tournament featured players out of Grand Bahama and players out of Florida. Jerald Carroll managed to walk away with three titles at the close…
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Tabernacle Falcons receive championship rings

RECEIVING THEIR BLING – The Tabernacle Falcons senior boys basketball team recently received their championship rings this past Friday, June 8 as winners of the 2017 Aliv: Tip-Off Classic Champions and 2018 Bahamas National High School Basketball Championships. Deputy Prime Minister of the The Bahamas, the honorable K. Peter Turnquest, pictured front center, made the presentation to the senior boys team. Also present for the presentation was Ministry of Education District Superintendent Ivan Butler. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Tabernacle Falcons were the recipients of some special “bling” once again. Not only did the the Falcons receive their championship rings from the 2017 Aliv: Tip Off Classic last week Friday, June 8, they also received their championship rings as 2018 Bahamas National High School Basketball Champions. The ceremony took place at the school’s…
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