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Bahamas Optimist National Championship returns to GB

SAILING RETURNS – Pictured from left are Jay Philippe, Asst. Manager, Sports Tourism, MOTA; Ross Darmody, Sailing Director, GB Sailing Club and Christopher Paine, Organizer, Bahamas Optimist National Championships.

For the first time in six years, The Bahamas Optimist National Championship will return to the shores of Grand Bahama Island on October 7 - 8, at the Taino Beach Resort. In anticipation of the upcoming event, Organizer, Christopher Paine and Ross Darmody of the G.B. Sailing Club held a press conference on Thursday, September…
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Bahamas scores win over Panama in Pan American Men’s Softball Tournament

ON THE FIELD – Team Bahamas, on the field in their game against Team Panama.

The Pan American Men’s Softball Championship tournament continued yesterday and The Bahamas rebounded big time Wednesday (September 20). After they dropped two straight games this past Tuesday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Team Bahamas regrouped and scored a 2-1 victory over Panama yesterday. Alcott Forbes was tagged as the winning pitcher while Sherman Ferguson, who…
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Teams participating in ‘benefit’ One-Pitch Tournament announced

The One-Pitch Softball Tournament, in aid of one of the island’s sporting pioneers, Greg Christie, appears to be all set and ready to go for this weekend. Eleven teams were announced to compete this coming Friday (September 22) and Saturday (September 23) at the EMERA Baseball Park. The first game of the tournament will swing…
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Officiating advancement significant in expansion of nation’s sports brand

RAY MINUS JR.

Recently, Sharon “The General” Storr went public with his “serious” concern about the inadequate officiating within the national basketball fraternity. With few exceptions, he said, basketball referees are in need of an upgrade in “knowledge” of the game; the ongoing adjustments to rules utilized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the International Basketball…
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