Sports Scope

Bahamian baseball fraternity getting closer to unification


Talks among the leaders within the national baseball fraternity have been going on for months. There have been serious discussions indeed, regarding unification of the sport pioneered for The Bahamas on the international stage by Andre Rodgers. It is simply coincidental, but quite interesting that a Rodgers (Sam), presently heads the Bahamas Baseball Association that…
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Conclave for national baseball, softball interaction imperative


Former Bahamas Softball Federation President and current chief of the English- Speaking Caribbean Softball Confederation, Burkett Dorsett, sought, following a recent trip abroad for meetings, to emphasize the joint focus internationally, his beloved sport and baseball should have going forward. Dorsett highlighted the unification point, but I’m not sure the leaders of softball and baseball…
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Govt. promises international sports focus for Grand Bahama

Taino Beach Air Show. Photo taken by The Freeport News’ Jenneva Russell

In delivering The Speech From the Throne on Wednesday, which detailed plans the new government has for the country, a noteworthy sports reference related directly to Grand Bahama. “My Government will collaborate with strategic international partners to bring world class tournaments and competitions to Grand Bahama,” read Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, the Governor General.…
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Government’s overhauling process extends to national sports program

Latoy Williams

Audits and overhauling measures have been mandated by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis. The investigative efforts are on point, and ought not be feared by those functioning in various government agencies. For instances, pertaining to the government’s national sports picture, the Subvention Program needs to be looked into. The procedure of annual grants to federations…
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