Mingoes fall 94-69 to St. Thomas University

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas men’s basketball team dropped its first game of a three-game road trip on Wednesday night, falling 94-69 to St. Thomas University. UB was competitive in the first half but seemed to run out of gas in the second, committing careless turnover and playing lackluster defense. The Mingoes […]

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Mingoes set to take on international competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas (UB) men’s basketball team left for Florida yesterday for a three-game tour. UB looks to continue its four-game New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) win streak against St. Thomas University, Florida Memorial University and Broward College. Head coach Bacchus Rolle said the team is not just looking to […]

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Special Olympics Bahamas hosts end of season basketball tournament

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Special Olympics Bahamas (SOB) hosted its annual end of year basketball tournament at the Stapledon School over the weekend. Anatol picked up the first-place trophy, followed by the SOB Blackbirds and the Stapledon School. The SOB Warriors rounded out the group in fourth. Special Olympics Bahamas Director Gilbert Williams said the tournament […]

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Nairn embracing role on the sidelines

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Michigan State University (MSU) guard Lourawls Nairn is now taking on the game of basketball from a new angle, working in the Phoenix Suns’ front office in the player development department.    Nairn, who was best known for his leadership skills in college, was working on becoming a professional player himself […]

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Goodman gets first Division One offer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Grassroots prospect Grevaughn Goodman earned his first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I offer this week from Bryant University. Goodman caught the attention of Division I coaches and scouts during the Caribbean Tipoff Classic in November. His best game was a 15-point performance for The Bahamas Elite in a loss to […]

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Buddy Hield joins Ministry of Environment’s be a hero campaign

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After receiving major endorsements from well- known sports heroes like Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown, Jonquel Jones, and Shaunae Miller-Uibo, the Ministry of the Environment has added yet another high-profile sports superstar to its popular Be A Hero campaign, basketball phenom and Grand Bahama native, Chavanno “Buddy” Hield. Hield, who has made a name […]

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Seymour hosts youth clinic

Professional baseball player in the Miami Marlins organization Anfernee Seymour hosted his first youth development clinic over the weekend at the Freedom Farm Baseball Complex. Seymour, along with softball Olympian Natasha Watley, engaged youth in baseball drills, an educational lesson on good off-field habits and offered competitive scrimmage games. Several other local pros also made […]

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