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HOYTES basketball returns this weekend

BACK ON THE COURT – After weeks of inactivity, the HOYTES (Helping Our Youth Through Education and Sports) Basketball Development Program is returning to the Gladstone “Moon” McPhee Park this Saturday, September 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

After weeks of inactivity, the HOYTES (Helping Our Youth Through Education and Sports) basketball development program is returning. With proper precautions in place, boys and girls are expected to return to the Gladstone “Moon” McPhee Park this coming Saturday, September 19, from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  With renowned Bahamian basketball legend, Ritchie Adderley, at the…
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Edward St. George Memorial postponed until further notice

GOLFING IN GB IN QUESTION – There were hopes that the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) would be able to host the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament in November. However, with the mandated two-week quarantine for visitors from New Providence and the United States, the association has decided to postpone the tournament until further notice. The announcement came from GBSPA Vice President and Tournament Director Ambrose Gouthro. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

There were hopes that the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) would be able to host the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament in November. However, with the mandated two-week quarantine for visitors from New Providence and the United States, the association has decided to postpone the tournament until further notice.  The announcement came…
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Coach Philippe laments loss of Tip-off Classic this season

TOURNAMENT SUSPENSION WOES – Sunland Stingers Head Coach Jay Philippe said that while is understands that the safety of the student-athletes takes precedent, during the pandemic he is disappointed that a number of the athletes are losing the opportunity to truly display their talents with hopes of gaining athletic scholarships. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Recently, there was an announcement that the high school sports program has been suspended for the upcoming fall semester. Coaches have made it clear that they understand why that decision was made by the Ministry of Education’s sports unit.  Here on Grand Bahama, that means the Grand Bahama Secondary School’s Athletic Association’s biggest basketball tournament,…
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High School sports suspended for the fall

SUSPENDED – High school sports has been suspended for the upcoming fall season, due to COVID-19 according to Sports Administrator for the Ministry of Education Evon Wisdom. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

The 2020-2021 academic school year is set for October 5; however, high school sports will not be contested this term. The news was confirmed by Sports Administrator for the Ministry of Education Evon Wisdom. With the COVID-19 pandemic still very much prevalent in the country, Wisdom briefly shared with The Freeport News the safety of students…
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