Sports Scope

Buddy Hield adds to Bahamian success in NBA All-Star Classic, sends message!

Sacramento Kings’ Buddy Hield shoots during basketball’s NBA All-Star 3-point contest Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

On NBA 2020 All-Star Weekend in Chicago, Buddy Hield, the Grand Bahama native, further distinguished himself as one of the game’s best long-distance shooters in history. He won the three-point contest, on Saturday night, and at the same time, sent a huge message. “I am one of the true marquee players in the game today.…
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Coach Moon McPhee continues to lobby for increased focus on female basketball

COACH GLADSTONE “MOON” MCPHEE, pushes for female basketball. Mario Bowleg, Bahamas Basketball Federation President

This weekend, February (19-22), the 21st version of the HOYTES Geneva Rutherford Female Basketball Classic is scheduled at the St. George’s Gymnasium in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Through the years, McPhee, a major sports plank on his own right, has campaigned for the national basketball development program to put more meaningful focus on females. Particularly around…
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Golf course high-playing rates detrimental to sport’s progress

MICHAEL SCOTT …Lucayan Reef Golf Course

Four decades ago when a group of talented Bahamas-produced golfers were known throughout the region as the “Young Lions”, the sport was thriving. This was the case because those who guided and mentored the young players, did not have great challenges to find a course(s) for them to play on, at modest costs. That glorious…
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African-American Chief Knowles headed to GB for golf discussion

IN PHOTOS George Linley III, Palm Beach Sports Commission Executor Director and Malachi Knowles, (right), AAGHF Founder-Chairman

At least two principal leaders of sports in West Palm Beach, Florida, are expected to be in Freeport for the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf weekend, March 26-29. Founder-Chairman of the African American Golfers Hall of Fame, Malachi Knowles, has confirmed his presence with the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA), the organizers of…
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