Sports Scope

Jonquel Jones, Woori Bank take first step towards championship

Jonquel Jones

Led by Bahamian 6-6 center/forward Jonquel Jones, the Woori Bank Wibee team has clinched the league title with 11 games to go. On Sunday, Woori defeated the KB Stars 75-61 to go 23-1 for the season, far ahead of the rest of the field.   Bunched up behind Woori are Blue Minx (12-10), KB Hanabank…
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Wilchcombe fosters sports expansion in Grand Bahama

Fred Sturrup

On Saturday, I visited the location of the proposed West Grand Bahama Junior High School, which I understand will be inclusive of a state-of-the art sports facility. Work has begun. Engineers have marked out several acres of the site in Holmes Rock, West Grand Bahama.   In September of last year, the government held the…
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Grand lady of athletics Davis-Thompson key to ongoing role of World Relays host

PAULINE DAVIS-THOMPSON

It was noted in this space previously, the intent of The Bahamas Government through the Minister for Sports, to seek an arrangement with the International Association of Athletics (IAAF) for this country to be the annual host of the latest top brand competition in the sport, the World Relays.   We have made great strides.…
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Flag Football prominence due to dedicated leaders

Fred Sturrup

Jayson Clarke, Craig Smith and Tim Roberts are three names most synonymous with flag football in the country. They are assisted by quality executives and hard-driving contributors.   The result is a sports force that has taken the country by storm. Not too long ago, flag football was nothing more than a recreational pastime. Now,…
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