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Hield proves why he’s among elite shooters in the NBA

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) drives around New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. The Kings won 122-117. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield’s game has taken an exponential step in the right direction over the course of the 2019 National Basketball Association’s 2018-2019 season.  The third year guard out of Grand Bahama is the current leading scorer for the resurgent Sacramento Kings’ franchise at 20.5 points per game, he ranks fourth in three-point makes with…
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Jaguars unseat Falcons, win GBSSAA senior boys crown

NEW CHAMPS – The St. George’s Jaguars knocked off the defending champion Tabernacle Falcons to be crowned new champions of the GBSSAA: Derek Nesbitt/Obie Wilchcombe High School Basketball League’s senior boys division this past Friday at the Jack Hayward Gymnasium. They swept the best-of-three series 2-0. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

A new champion has been crowned! The GBSSAA’s Derek Nesbitt/Obie Wilchcombe High School Basketball League’s senior boys championship came to a close this past Friday and the St. George’s Jaguars were left with a year’s worth of bragging rights. The newly crowned champions completed their 2-0 sweep of the now former champion, Tabernacle Falcons, by…
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Geneva Rutherford Tournament introduces new dynamic

20 YEARS RUNNING – The 2019 Geneva Rutherford Tournament moves into its 20th anniversary which takes place February 20-23 at the St. George’s Gymnasium. Standing left to right during a presentation from the Ministry of Tourism are Tournament Director Sharon “The General” Storr, Ministry of Tourism’s Manager of Niche Markets Nuvolari Chotoosingh, HOYTES Chief Consultant Fred Sturrup, HOYTES Founder Gladstone “Moon” McPhee, Sports and Recreation officer (Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture) Nerissa Lockhart-Saunders, and District Superintendent for West Grand Bahama (Ministry of Education) Ivan Butler. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Geneva Rutherford Girls Basketball Classic tips-off next week, February 20-23 at the St. George’s Gymnasium.  The Classic, founded by HOYTES (Helping Our Youth Through Education and Sports) has become paramount in the development of girls’ basketball as it moves into its 20th anniversary this time around.  While the tournament will continue to provide the…
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Jaguars build late lead to take game one of GBSSAA Finals

TAKING CHARGE – Christopher ‘CJ’ Johnson (#5) looks to finish at the net over the Tabernacle Falcons’ Romad Dean during game one of the GBSSAA: Derek Nesbitt/Obie Wilchcombe High School Basketball League’s senior boys championship this past Wednesday at the St. George’s Gymnasium. Johnson led the Jaguars with 19 points as the Jags took a 1-0 series lead. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS) 

A third quarter surge was all the The St. George’s Jaguars needed to take game one of the GBSSAA: Derek Nesbitt/Obie Wilchcombe High School Basketball League’s senior boys championship. The Jaguars proved why their overall length would prove to be a lot to handle for the Tabernacle Falcons and ran away with a 69-62 victory…
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