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Meacher Major brings GB boxing project back to the drawing board

The Meacher “Major Pain” Boxing Club is at it again, seeking to take its program into Freeport, Grand Bahama. Headed by former regional and Bahamian super featherweight and lightweight champion Meacher

Greatly increased budget is an ideal new year’s sports gift

The national sports fraternity could do with a nice gift from the government of The Bahamas in its new year considerations. No doubt, Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest has already

NACAC office enhances Bahamian track & field program

A recent announcement is a sign of great things to come. Noted track and field figure Mike Sands informed earlier this week of the “official opening” of the North American, Central

Jones over Hield as top GB sports achiever of 2019

The Freeport News has named its top Grand Bahamian athlete for 2019. It’s none other than the uniquely-talented female basketball player Jonquel Jones. Previously, annual sports achievement awards had been given out,

Coach Yo’s winning rate improves, but rebuilding Lady Rebels is her goal

Today, at home in the Pavilion in Oxford, Mississippi, USA, Yolett “Coach Yo” McPhee-McCuin will lead her University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Lady Rebels against the University of Georgia to open

Coach Yo, Ole Miss Rebels head into conference play with winning record

Two Fridays ago, the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Lady Rebels lost a home game to the University of Louisiana, 53-42, and saw their win-loss record for the 2019 portion of the

Talks going on for two aged boxers, Williams, Butler, to meet for crown

One is a wise old professional. He is one of the great sports ambassadors in Bahamian history, and his resume includes several regional titles. He is 47, has been a

OPM Office in GB begins outreach sports funding

An innovative and much-needed sports funding program was initiated earlier this week in Grand Bahama (GB) by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM). Minister of State in the GB Office

Sterling Cooke: forgotten, but one of all-time Bahamian tennis greats

The name Sterling Cooke is probably not one that is familiar to the vast majority of the new generations of tennis players. Only the older members of the national sporting