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Sherrick “Sharky” Martin relates to American Football’s golden era

Fred Sturrup

Basil “Bar” Davis, Bruce “Dick Brown” Russell, Sherrick “Sharky” Martin, Jessee Ferguson, Allan Ingraham, Jeff Williams, Jim White, and Don Huyler are names from a past era of American Football that breathe nostalgia.   Very often these days, I interact with the shark, the running back who gobbled up yards like few others, nationwide, have. …
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Jonquel Jones enters 2017 on a roll

Fred Sturrup

Jonquel Jones, the 6-6 cen-ter/forward from Holmes Rock, Grand Bahama, is blasting along in the Women Korean Basketball League (WKBL), carrying the Woori Bank Wibee team to one of the greatest regular season runs in history.   Woori Bank Wibee is 18-1, atop the South Korean-based league with a big lead over second place KEB…
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American football in The Bahamas poised for new era of exposure

American football in The Bahamas poised for new era of exposure

For decades, American Football in the country was stuck in a tug-o-war battle, regarding just which organization owned “international recognition” status.   The now seemingly defunct Bahamas American Football Federation (BAFF) seized the opportunity a little over 10 years ago to become the official member representing The Bahamas at the table of the International Federation…
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