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Campers left inspired after Chavez Young Camp

CAMP CLOSED – The Chavez Young Baseball Camp came to a close this past Thursday, January 3 at the EMERA Baseball Park. Young, standing third right, is pictured with the final group of campers and coaches at the conclusion of the two-day camp. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The second and final day of the Chavez Young Baseball Camp was one that left the campers encouraged. Day two was geared toward workouts for players 15 and up, as they took part in various hitting and agility drills over the course of the morning, leading into the afternoon. Young, a resident of Grand Bahama,…
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GBGA earns big win during Christmas holiday

FIRST TIME COMPETITORS – Level 1 Team receiving first place award.

Contributor: GB Gymnastics Academy Anxious, excited and determined, 30 gymnasts travelled to the nation’s capital for the Atlantis Crown Invitational on December 16. The competition consisted of Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics and for the first time ever, Rhythmic Gymnastics. The crown has earned the title of the largest gymnastics competition in the Caribbean hosting…
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Chavez Young Camp in full swing

BUILT DIFFERENT – The Chavez Young Baseball Camp was in full swing on day one, January 2 at the EMERA Baseball Park. The camp features a number of professional baseball players and coaches, and is spearheaded by Minor Leaguer and Grand Bahamian Chavez Young, not pictured.

An enthusiastic group of budding baseball players certainly showed up to prove they are built different. The Chavez Young Baseball Camp, spearheaded by Minor Leaguer Chavez Young got into full swing this past Monday (January 2) morning at the EMERA Baseball Park. The camp concludes this afternoon (January 3). Along with Young, the camp featured…
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Sports Year in Review 2018

GOLDEN TRIBUTE – The Golden Knights Mural was officially unveiled this past Monday at the Cathedral Boulevard/Coral Road roundabout. Pictured above, left to right at the ribbon cutting portion of the ceremony are Grand Bahama Port Authority’s Director and City Manager of Building and Development Services and former Olympian Troy McIntosh, Mural Artist Mrs. Jacki Boss, President of the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association Fred Sturrup, Grand Bahama Port Authority Executive Director Henry St. George, Golden Knights, Michael Mathieu and Demetrius Pinder, GBPA Acting Chairman Sarah St. George, Golden Knights Chris Brown and Ramon Miller, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Works Iram Lewis and former Olympian, Member of Parliament for Pineridge Frederick McAlpine, and GBPA president Ian Rolle.

2018 once again provided a plethora of memorable moments to look back on. With 2019 on the horizon it is that time again where The Freeport News takes the short trip down memory lane on the year that was in sports. Track and Field 2018 was another memorable year for the junior and senior track…
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