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Grand Bahama athletes poised to dominate distance races

GOING THE DISTANCE— The 2018 Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships take place March 8-10. Some of Grand Bahama’s top distance runners are poised to medal and make a name for themselves in the distance races. Pictured above are two of the top Under 20 boys distance runners, Raynon Hudson of St. George’s left, and Travis Joseph of BMES, right. (TFN FILE PHOTOS)

The Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships are only a few days away. The event is set to get underway March 8-10 at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in New Providence. Schools out of Grand Bahama will take aim at unseating the St. Augustine’s Big Red Machine as champions, while a few local…
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GB Athletes have work to do ahead of CARIFTA Trials

CARIFTA APPROACHING – The 2018 FLOW CARIFTA Games are fast approaching. The Caribbean junior track and field championships take place in New Providence March 30-April 2. It’s now a dead sprint as Grand Bahama athletes aim to meet CARIFTA standard times in the coming weeks and be ready for CARIFTA Trials, March 16-17. (TFN FILE PHOTO )

We’re two days into the third month of 2018 and that means one thing, the CARIFTA Games are now 28 days away. The 2018 FLOW CARIFTA Games take place March 30 - April 2 with 20-plus countries slated for four days of track and field competition at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in New…
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Jr. champions crowned in Subway Tourney

CHAMPIONS CROWNED – The Subway Junior Tennis National Tournament wrapped up this past Sunday at the YMCA. Pictured left, is Girls’ Under 18 champion Sydney Clarke, far left receiving her championship trophy from Grand Bahama Tennis Association President Natishkah Barrett, center, along with GBTA Council Member Richard Morley. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF GBTA)

The Subway Junior National Tennis Tournament was one filled with some intense competition. The annually sanctioned Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association tourney came to a climax this past Sunday at the YMCA with champions crowned in singles and doubles competition. The Girls’ Under 8 (8U) division crown came down to a deciding match between Brianna Houlgrave…
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Tabernacle Falcons return with their hands full

BACK-TO-BACK – The Tabernacle Falcons returned from New Providence with their second straight Hugh Campbell Basketball Tournament championship this past Tuesday morning. The Falcons defeated the CC Sweeting Cobras 65-44 Monday night. Pictured left to right with the team are assistant coach, RJ Woodside, head coach Kevin Clarke and assistant coach Quincy Gray. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

“Don’t come back with ya hand swingin’,” - said maybe every parent and guardian of the Tabernacle Falcons’ senior boys team. But underneath the parental toned humor, is a layer of motivation and encouragement while challenging a team or individual. The Falcons certainly answered the challenge, nonetheless, and returned to Freeport, Grand Bahama with their…
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