Sports Scope

Govt. challenged to ensure proper care of facilities

A most disappointing situation was experienced earlier his week, on Wednesday afternoon in fact, when a basketball tournament established to showcase female players, took place under terrible lighting at the St. George’s Gymnasium. We do not hold the view that the lack of proper lighting (10 high beam lights were out), was intentional. We point…
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Track/Field Nationals back on stream for GB July 26-27

Gladstone “Moon” McPhee

The indecision of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA), regarding the staging of the 2019 National Championships in Grand Bahama was interesting to say the least. It seems the crux of the matter, which fueled a brief but highly-charged controversy, was the collective shortage of equipment and the general condition of the track and…
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Coach McPhee-McCuin brings tough perspective to Ole Miss

THE FIRE FOR SUCCESS BURNS DEEPLY – Coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin is pictured at the height of intensity during a recent game, a 65-60 victory against Vanderbilt.

Competitiveness! Toughness! Fight! That’s the combined battle cry of Coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin, who heads the University of Mississippi’s Women’s Basketball Program. In her first season mentoring the Ole Miss Lady Rebels, Coach Yo, as she is fondly called, has been modest about her expectations. That’s why the three wins thus far in the tough Southeastern…
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Buddy Hield poised for stardom, salary increase among NBA elite

Buddy Hield poised for stardom, salary increase among NBA elite.

Grand Bahamian Buddy Held is presently in his third year in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He came to the Sacramento Kings by way of the New Orleans Pelicans, is the team-leading scorer and on the last third of a breakthrough season. Hield the No. 6 draftee out of the University of Oklahoma three years…
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