Sports Scope

First baseball pitching star Phillip Francis passes at 78

Cultural icon Claudette “Cookie” Allens contacted me with the sad news. Her brother-in-law, Phillip “Phil” Francis, had passed away. “Just wanted to let you know of the passing of Phillip Francis. He was 78 and died in Florida,” informed Cookie. Francis died on Tuesday, October 2. Thus, yet another of those immensely-talented, valiant, dedicated and…
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Minister of Sports Lanisha Rolle’s proactive approach commendable

In this file photo Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle speaks with reporters outside the Office of the Prime Minister.

The present Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Lanisha Rolle, is taking steps that are indeed commendable, as she seeks to get the best grip on the national sporting scene and a general insight to the connecting regional and international pictures. I can verify that in the few months since being appointed as the Government…
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Elite subvention template should relate to world’s sports picture

BOSNIA offered Jonquel Jones much more.

How does the National Subvention Program relate to today’s world’s sports picture? Circumstances that are likely to severely encroach upon The Bahamas Sports Brand beg that question. Recently, The Bahamas lost the national team services of Grand Bahama native and basketball sensation, Jonquel Jones. She is now on the Bosnia National Basketball team. The 6'-6''…
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Archer seeks to unseat Carey as president of powerful BAAA

Rosemunde Carey and Drumeco Archer

Rosamunde Carey! Drumeco Archer! November 23-24 is the scheduled election weekend for the Bahamas Association of Athletic Association (BAAA). Archer launched his campaign, officially, several weeks ago and seems to be drumming up a solid support base. He is functioning from the best (meaningful) background, of recent BAAA administrative affairs, within the national family of…
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