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Abaco Fighters Add to Bahamas Judo Medal Count

In what is described as the “most successful month ever” the Bahamas Judo Federation won 25 medals total during the month of February as they sent fighters to two international tournaments.

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Open Water Swim Draws National Competition

The event saw 25 competitors take on a five kilometer course with 16 swimmers completing the race solo and nine others participating in relay teams.

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Thirty Ride to Raise Firehouse Funds

The third annual fundraiser Bikeathon for the High Banks Fire House took place on February 12, 2017 under beautiful clear, sunny skies with temperatures just perfect for a nice bike ride. This perfect day was very welcome as riders from last year had memories of a harrowing ride against head winds which made the ride very hard going.

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Eagles Take Both Girl’s and Junior’s Championships, Marlins Earn Senior Championship

The finals of the Abaco School League Association Basketball season were played during the week of February 12 to 16 with three games each day on Monday and Thursday, the champion having to win two games out of three. There was a very competitive atmosphere in Agape Christian School’s Grace Gymnasium with coaches shouting encouragement and fans cheering.

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National Sports Academy to Launch in Moore’s Island Following Delays

The formation of the academies have been at the focal point of each budget debate following the success of the men’s 4x400 meters (m) relay team, The Bahamas’ “Golden Knights” at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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2017 RC Laser North American Championship Held in Marsh Harbour

The RC Laser North American Championship ventured out of the continental United States for the first time. The dates were set for January 28-29, 2017, so it gave those travelling from the north a few days to escape from the cold. One sailor came from Sweden and one arrived by sailboat.

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Abaco Swim Club Competes in First National Meet for the Year

Ten swimmers from the Abaco Swim Club travelled to Nassau on January 27-28 for the Barracuda Leno Corporate Services Invitational. The team of Addison Albury, Victoria Albury, Silas Albury, Emily Sims, Noah Albury, Brayden Dam, Paxton Albury, Kiana Hicks, Roman Pinder and Dakota Sawyer swam a combination of sprint and distance events.

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From The Mudd to the Court: A Young Man’s Success

For young McDonald Jean-Louis faith in action has taken him to a place that he once thought was not possible and he has yet more dreams and goals to fulfill as he seeks to inspire others to achieve their own.

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International Golf Tournament Showcases Abaco to the World

The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic is high on the Web.com leaderboard with several PGA golfers raving about their experience at the event.

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Adult Flag Football League Season Starting in March

With the third season for adult Flag Football just weeks away the Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL) is poised and ready to build on the success and excitement of the previous years.

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