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Hield, Kings close out preseason 4-0

PERFECT PRESEASON RECORD – “Buddy” Hield and the Sacramento Kings ended the preseason with a perfect 4-0 record, as they got ready for the upcoming regular games. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) 2021-2022 regular season tips off this coming Tuesday night (October 19). (PHOTO: AP)

Chavanno “Buddy” Hield and the Sacramento Kings ended the preseason with a perfect 4-0 record, as they got ready for the upcoming regular games. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) 2021-2022 regular season tips off this coming Tuesday night (October 19). This past Thursday evening (October 14), however, the Kings quieted the re-tooled Los Angeles Lakers…
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YMCA receives boxing equipment from GBSPA

BRINGING BOXING BACK – Pictured left to right, YMCA Boxing Director Nathan Davis, Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association President Fred Sturrup and YMCA Executive Director Karon Pinder-Johnson. The parties met to announce the Boxing Restoration Invitational Tournament tentatively set to take place in November, while the YMCA received boxing equipment from the GBSPA, which was donated by Canadian and former boxer Karl Bennett (pictured at let in insert photo). Bennett donated the equipment to Sturrup to assist with bringing boxing back to GB. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) made a timely donation in the form of boxing equipment, and other items to the YMCA recently.  Earlier in the year, Canadian visitor Karl Bennett and his wife Renata, were introduced by Local Government Councillor Frazette Gibson, to GBSPA President Fred Sturrup, and subsequently gave him boxing gloves,…
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Sports minister meets GB staff

PARTNERING TOGETHER – GB Sports Complex Facility Manager Kem Stuart, left, gives Minister for Grand Bahama and Member of Parliament (MP) for Pineridge Ginger Moxey, center, and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture and MP for Garden Hills Mario Bowleg, right, a brief tour of the Complex during Bowleg’s visit to Grand Bahama on Monday, October 4, 2021. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

For the first time since being sworn in as the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honorable Mario Bowleg made his first official visit to Grand Bahama in that capacity.  The veteran basketball coach-turned Member of Parliament for Garden Hills (New Providence) met with staff members at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture…
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Jonquel Jones named 2021 KIA Most Valuable Player

2021 MVP TITLE – Grand Bahama’s Jonquel Jones was named the WNBA’s 2021 MVP (most valuable player).

It’s official! Jonquel Jones, the Grand Bahama native out of Holmes Rock, Eight Mile Rock, has been announced the 2021 Kia Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) Most Valuable Player.  The announcement was made Tuesday, September 28, ahead of the Connecticut Sun’s semifinal contest against the Chicago Sky, set to begin that evening at 8 pm.…
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