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Rahming unable to overcome penalties in Judo action

Cynthia Rahming and Coach Cuban Oneysi Portorreal Pons.

The Bahamas got into the judo action at the XVIII Pan American Games on Friday. Cynthia Rahming, 57 kilograms, in a pressure spot against host nation’s Kiara Arango, could not overcome the general scenario, a tough Arango fighting in front of an extremely partisan crowd, and questionable penalties. It was a hard- fought match and…
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Gaither captures bronze, team’s first medal in Lima

WRAPPED IN THE FLAG — Tynia Gaither is pictured wrapped in the national flag, after winning Team Bahamas’ first medal fo the Pan Am Games. (PHOTO: FRED STURRUP)

The Grand Bahamian Tynia Gaither produced it. Finally, on Friday (August 9), The Bahamas earned a podium spot. It was an agonizing wait for Team Bahamas. Lost were earlier (Thursday) opportunities to win medals. Pedrya Seymour placed fifth and missed the podium for the 100 meters hurdles. Then, defending champion Jeffery Gibson hit the finish…
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Elite Basketball Camp to welcome Orlando Magic’s Jonathan Isaac

MAGICAL VISIT – The Sunland Baptist Stingers are pictured with Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Issac, pictured at center, at JUMP Ministries Global Church in Orlando, Florida in December 2018. Bishop Dr. Duron Hepburn, not pictured, is the overseer of the church. Also pictured is Elite Basketball Camp Director Bonnie Basden, at center left, and co-director Jay Philippe, at center right. Isaac will be visiting Grand Bahama this coming Friday where he will meet and greet campers at the Elite Basketball Camp currently ongoing at the St. George’s Gymnasium. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF BONNIE BASDEN) 

The fourth annual Elite Basketball Camp is gearing up to end their first week of camp in a big way at the St. George’s Gymnasium.  This coming Friday, June 21, special guest and small/power forward for the Orland Magic Jonathan Isaac is expected to be on the island and will visit and speak with the…
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GB Regatta and Homecoming relocates

NEW LOCATION – The 2019 Grand Bahama Regatta and Homecoming is moving to the settlement of Smith’s Point this coming July 19-20. Pictured left to right at the event’s announcement are DJ Scorpio, Margaret Gilbert (committee member), Chervita Campbell (committee chairman), Nuvolari Chotoosingh (Ministry of Tourism – MOT), Elaine Smith (MOT), a Royal Bahamas Police Force representative, Merrill Williams (honoree), Melvern Johnson (honoree), Liz Grant (committee member), Umeakie Sawyer (committee member) and Kevin Clarke (Our Lucaya). (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS) 

The 2019 Grand Bahama Regatta and Homecoming has found a new home for the 24th edition of the down-home sailing experience.  Just up the shoreline from it’s former location of Taino Beach, the settlement of Smith’s Point will undertake the annual sailing festival on July 19-20. The announcement was made from the Gully Wash Bar and Grill…
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