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The Freeport News Sports Week in Review

FIVE STRAIGHT—The Sister Mary Patricia Russell Panthers stormed past the Sunland Stingers to win their fifth-straight GBSSAA junior girls championship during the Churchill Knowles/Michael Moss High School Softball Championship Jamboree this past Saturday. Knowles is pictured standing center presenting the championship to coach Derek Wells. Also pictured next to Wells is Ministry of Education Sports Rep Emmitt Higgins. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Government Schools reigned supreme in the GBSSAA High School Softball championships and Crusaders’ Christmas Basketball Invitational moved into its 43rd anniversary. Also, the Fast Track Winter Classic delivered under the bright lights and the the Grand Bahama Darts Association aimed for a bigger focus on the sport. This and more highlights in this week’s…
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Focus on Darts: Meshing the old with the new

DARTS ON THE RISE – Joshua Williams, left, GBDA Public Relations officer Ron Darville Jr., center, and GBDA Treasurer Edison Butler, right, are ready to take darts to the next level and cultivate the new wave of darts players. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBBS) 

Commonly there are persons that gravitate toward sports that call for a lot of physical activity.  Basketball, football, baseball, swimming and track and field and the like have all become wildly popular fixtures around the country and the world.  On the other side of the spectrum there are sports that require less motion and more…
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Crusaders Christmas Invitational underway

LEADING THE WAY – Jack Hay- ward Wildcats’ guard Leonar- do Smith pictured making a pass during the Wildcats’ fast break against the Mary Star Crusaders.

The 43rd Crusaders’ Christmas Invitational has officially tipped off and teams got off to a hot start in their quest for the Gladstone “Moon” McPhee trophy at the St. George’s Gymnasium. In dominant fashion the Sunland Stingers drummed the Bishop Michael Eldon Warriors, 47-14. Forward Rolante Knowles poured in 17 points to lead the Stingers…
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Track athletes shine during Fast Track Winter Classic

SUPPORTIVE TURNOUT — The third annual Fast Track Winter Classic drew a more than decent crowd to the Grand Bahama Sports Com- plex this past Friday (Decem- ber 7) as the budding junior track athletes competed under the bright lights. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The third annual Fast Track Winter Classic delivered, in providing some exciting races with a touch nostalgia.   With a concentrated effort of delivering a worthwhile night time track event, junior athletes shone under the bright lights at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex this past Friday evening (December 7).  Contested as timed finals the athletes (Under…
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