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Garfunkel Auditorium unveiled raw skills of Mychal Thompson

Mychal ‘Sweet Bells’ Thompson

Where did Mychal Thompson first demonstrate his quality basketball talents?   The trivia answer is the Garfunkel Auditorium.   Thompson ended his meaningful pioneer professional career, playing in the 6,000 seats PalaMaggio Arena in Caserta, Italy during the 1991-1992 season. Prior to that he graced gyms all over South Florida when he evolved as the…
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Garfunkel legacy significant to Bahamian sports history

Gomeo Brennan and Yama Bahama

Joseph Garfunkel is a name Bahamians should never forget. In particular, The Roman Catholic Diocese and the national sports fraternity should ensure that the name lives on through documentaries and otherwise. For instance there is one edifice that still is associated historically with Garfunkel. It’s the neglected and dilapidated Garfunkel Auditorium, owned by the Catholic…
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Bahamian Jones, Woori Bank try for title series stranglehold today


The West Grand Bahama basketball star Jonquel Jones is just two games away from a championship in her first foray into the respectable and competitive Pacific Zone environment. Her Woori Bank team defeated the Blue Minx 72-64 on Thursday to take a one-game lead in the best of five series for the Women’s Korean Basketball…
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Kaddell Perry, yet another heavily Bahamian-flavored basketball star


Remember the name Kaddell Perry. He is the grandson of the iconic Johnathon Kemp. Perry is a big name in Birmington, Alabama because of his performances as a shooting guard for Hale County High School. Perry is connected to a long line of Bahamians who have excelled on basketball courts throughout the United States. I…
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