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Stalwart sports mentors of past era sacrificed to boost athletes

STALWART SPORTS mentors of past era sacrificed to boost athletes. From left  Charlie Major Sr, Leonard “Boston Blackie” Miller and Lou Adderley,

While I was writing the tribute column, which appeared earlier this week, and showcased Alfred “Ali” Culmer for the tremendous contributions he made to nation building though his softball efforts as a mentor, a certain reality hit me once again. In highlighting Culmer’s accomplishments, as perhaps the most gigantic producer of quality women’s softball, the…
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Schedule set for premier HOYTES ladies basketball invitational in GB

SHARON STORR, HOYTES Tournament Director

Tournament Director Sharon “The General” Storr has completed earlier scheduling for the 20th HOYTES Geneva Rutherford Girls Invitational Basketball Tournament, to take place in Freeport, Grand Bahama February 20-23. “We are trying to get everything together. I anticipate a solid event, once more, and it is always good to highlight the young ladies of our…
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Ali Culmer worthy of National Sports Hall of Fame induction

ADY CROWS – The Holiday Inn/Colina Crows franchise was the mightiest in Bahamian women’s softball history. Legendary softball mentor Alfred “Ali” Culmer is at extreme right.

It’s no easy task, making the selection for the annual national Sports Hall of Fame. The Ministry of Sports is tasked with developing long and short lists every year for the grand night in the ballroom at Government House when the inductees are officially, with much fanfare, made a part of our Bahamian history. Some…
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“Old Man River” of world boxing, Williams still active, going on 50

SHERMAN ‘TANK’ WILLIAMS, Bahamian Heavyweight Champion and Kimberly Williams, President of Bahamian Sons promotion.

Sherman “Tank” Williams and I had a rather nostalgic conversation recently. I told him it seemed like a time not too far removed when I found out he was to travel to Canada to compete in a tournament, representing his native country, The Bahamas. Williams emerged out of Grand Bahama as one of the top…
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