Sports Scope

Sweeting the “Cinderella Man” passed this way, now he’s gone!

FRANKIE SWEETING

He was an ordinary young man who worked on a cruise ship. When he came to port at home, young Frankie Sweeting changed into a remarkable pitcher, one of the early diamond heroes in the history of baseball in The Bahamas. Indeed, he is a folklore item. There are still those around, Asa Ferguson, “Geeks”…
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Edward St. George Memorial Golf Tourney set for weekend

Edward St. George (left) 1928-2004; Ambrose Gouthro

A large group of national golfers are expected to converge on Freeport, Grand Bahama, this weekend for the third annual Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament. A product of the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) the tourney, a four-player-team event, attracts scores of golfers. Tournament Director Ambrose Gouthro confirmed over the weekend, that…
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Buddy Hield, Kings heading towards multi-year contract

The statistics line was representative of an authentic National Basketball Association (NBA) star. The superstar status has not yet been attained, but without a doubt, Bahamian Buddy Hield, the starting shooting guard for the Sacramento Kings, is beyond being just a “Rising Star” as he has brought consistency into his game, during this, the third…
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Broad national track/field development imperative

FROM LEFT Iram Lewis, GBAAA President and Coach Vogal Williams

Within the track and field family in The Bahamas, the concentration on the upcoming November 24, elections of executive officers and council members is quite heavy. The top conversation piece for sure, is the battle being waged by incumbent President Rosamunde Carey and rival Drumeco Archer. However, there are sub-interest elements, one of which is…
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