Sports

Four-on-Four Flag football now a growing local trend

AIR IT OUT IS BACK — The Air It Out Four-on-Four Flag Football League returns October 28 for it’s fourth season. The League will change this scenery this coming season as games will be played at the Freeport Rugby Club. The League is expected to feature teams in the open men’s, women, and junior boys divisions. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF OILERNATION SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE)

The sport of flag football undoubtedly has become one of the more popular sports in Grand Bahama and other neighboring islands. With leagues also in play over in New Providence and Abaco, the sport still has a lot more room to grow and extend into other family islands. With Grand Bahama Flag Football League (GBFFL)…
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Recap of sports activities

ROCKETS LANDED – The Houston Rockets spent just over week over in New Providence as they got their preseason training camp underway. Pictured left to right are Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations for the Houston Rockets Keith Jones, Baha Mar President Graeme Davis, NBA star guard with the Houston Rockets Chris Paul, Senior Marketing Manager at the Ministry of Tourism Jeff Rodgers and NBA star forward with the Houston Rockets Carmelo Anthony. (PHOTO COURTESY OF RANDY SMITH)

This past week in sports featured some noteworthy highlights, here in Grand Bahama and around the country. Following is a general roundup: GB Amateur Softball The Grand Bahama Amateur Softball Association’s post-season got into full swing swing this past Wednesday. Staged at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex, two co-ed division play-off games were featured, while…
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Goodwill Swim meet officially gets underway

TEAM BAHAMAS GETS SET — Members of Team Bahamas take to the pool during a practice session, ahead of the start of the 2018 Goodwill Swim Meet currently underway in Barbados. The event began Friday, August 17 and will conclude this Sunday, August 19.

The 2018 Goodwill Swim Meet is officially underway and Day One was a busy day for Team Bahamas. The meet, which began yesterday, August 17, in Barbados saw the country’s top junior swimmers aiming to make their marks in the preliminary portion of the meet. The results were not known up to press time. The…
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West Grand Bahama Summer League play-offs heat up

ALL HUSTLE — G.B Dental Cleaners’ Shameco Albury, center, hustles for the ball with two players from the G.B Credit Union Savers during the West Grand Bahama Summer League Playoffs this past Thursday evening at the Fritz Forbes Park, Eight Mile Rock. Albury led the Cleaners in the win with eight points. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The West Grand Bahama Summer League Basketball post-season is currently underway and one of the championship series, set to begin this coming Tuesday, has been determined. Each Division - Under 13, Under 15, and Open - have proven to serve up some high-octane basketball. The Under 13 Division, however, has been one of the most…
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