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Adari Grant, first Bahamian pro signed by St. Louis Cardinals

DREAM COME TRUE – International Elite Sports Academy coach Albert Cartwright, left, assists the St. Louis Cardinals’ newest signee Adari Grant, center, in putting on the Cardinals’ baseball jersey after Grant officially signed his contract to join the organization this past Monday, January 18 at the Pelican Bay Resort. Standing right is Cardinals’ Director of International Affairs Luis Morales. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

In front his family, friends, former coaches, and well-wishers Grand Bahamian Adari Grant officially signed a document and took the step for one of his biggest dreams to come true.  The 5’11’’ short-stop became the very first Bahamian prospect to sign a professional contract with the St. Louis Cardinals Organization, one the most winningest franchises…
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Contact tracing forces Hawks, Suns, game to be postponed

LAY UP – Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards center Robin Lopez, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, January 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP PHOTO: NICK WASS)

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is doing everything in its power to ensure that teams around the league compete under the health and safety protocols put in place for the 2020-2021 season. It was recently announced that tonight’s matchup between Bahamian center DeAndre Ayton and the new and improved Phoenix Suns, and the Atlanta Hawks…
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Nesbitt shines but Lady Rebs fall short to MSU

BREAKOUT GAME – Bahamian Valerie Nesbitt (#4) had a breakout 18-point game in a loss. The Ole Miss Lady Rebels looked to score an upset victory of the number 14 ranked team in the United States, the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but could not pull through in the end. The Lady Rebels dropped to 1-2 in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), 7-2 overall, after their 60-56 shortcoming this past Sunday, January 10.

Bahamian Valerie Nesbitt had a breakout 18-point game in a loss.The Ole Miss Lady Rebels looked to score an upset victory of the number 14 ranked team in the United States, the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but could not pull through in the end.  The Lady Rebels dropped to 1-2 in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), 7-2…
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Sixth Fletcher Lewis Track/Field Invitational to jump start season

RAVANNO FERGUSON Fast Track Athletics President, Head Coach

It’s a new year and Fast Track Athletics (FTA) is expected to jump start the sporting calendar for 2021.  The Sixth Annual Fletcher J. Lewis Track and Field Invitational is slated to serve as the first sporting event for the new year, on January 30, at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex starting at 9:00 a.m.  With…
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