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Rigby commends YMCA’s Tennis Academy’s players

JUNIORS AT WORK – Junior tennis players at the YMCA Tennis Academy, instructed by McArthur Rigby, are pictured hard at work this past Thursday afternoon. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The YMCA Tennis Academy is back in operation following the passage of Hurricane Dorian back in September and tennis coach McArthur Rigby said the kids are, “strongly progressing.”  The programme focuses on girls and boys ages six to 11, with sessions taking place Monday-Thursday shortly after 3:00 p.m.  Rigby recently took notice of his pupils’…
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Buddy Hield looking to build off last season averages

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) dribbles the ball down court during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in New York, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Although his 2019 season averages are slightly down from last year’s figures, Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield hopes to strongly build upon last year’s break-out season. So far, Hield is averaging 17.1 points per game (ppg), down from his career-high 20.7 ppg posted last year. He is also shooting just 40.5 percent from the field, and a…
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Sacramento Kings score their first win of the season

Sacramento Kings Buddy Hield, left, and Harrison Barnes celebrate after Barnes scored in the final seconds against the Utah Jazz in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. The Kings won 102-101. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

The Sacramento Kings got off to a rocky start to the 2019-2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season but finally have something positive to hang their hats on.  After falling to 0-5 to begin the regular season, Bahamian shooting guard Chavano “Buddy” Hield and the Kings started the month of November on a high note with…
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Conchman Triathlon a success in post Hurricane Dorian era

TWO STRAIGHT – Simon Lowe is pictured as he makes his way across the finish line as the sprint champion of the 2019 GBPA Conchman Triathlon this past Saturday, November 2 at Taino Beach.

The first major sporting event in the post-Hurricane Dorian era remained to be one of the island’s most exciting events to date.  The 2019 Grand Bahama Port Authority Conchman Triathlon gave residents on the island a lot to cheer about this past Saturday morning, November 2 at Taino Beach.  With new champions crowned in the…
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