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Abaco Softball Association (ASA) holds Biennial Elections

The Abaco Softball Association (ASA) held its biennial softball elections at the Dundas Town Burial Society on Feb. 22. New officers will serve two years (2015-2017) in their elected positions.

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Falcons, Wildhawgs Meet on the Field to Settle Score

The flag football championship game was held at the Murphy Town Park on February 7. The Green Turtle Cay and Marsh Harbour teams gathered on the field to face each other. A large crowd of supporters had assembled to watch the three games making up the finals. The games were televised live by Cable’s NB12.

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RC Laser Tour de Abaco Races in Treasure Cay

The second round of RC Laser sailing on Abaco moved to Treasure Cay Saturday Jan 31. Racers were met with a 10-15 mph breeze out of the northeast, slightly offshore, and temps in the mid 70’s. There was a good spectator crowd and a few new sailors.

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Darts Gold Cup Features Good Competition and Friendly Inter-Island Rivalry

The first Saturday in February was a busy day in Abaco. Besides several art functions, fund raisers and the Football Championships it was also the kickoff of the Darts Gold Cup.

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Memorial Softball Tournament Held for Former Player

The Abaco Softball Association (ASA), all Abaco men’s softball teams, and the community of North Abaco came together to celebrate the life of James Pritchard at a Memorial Softball Tournament on Jan. 2. JR, as he was affectionately called, was player #14 on the Simple Solution Sharks men’s softball team.

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Flag Football Double-Header Weekend

The Abaco Youth Football Association had a double-header weekend as the flag football league inches closer to the play-off and championship games for season two.

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242 Colour Run livens up the streets of Hope Town

The quaint settlement of Hope Town was inundated with colourful runners and walkers on a fittingly beautiful Sunday morning. On December 28th, one-hundred and eleven adults and kids tossed colour into the air and ran a 5km road race, starting and finishing at Firefly Sunset Resort.

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Local man chases Boxing dream

Glovens Escarment is a young man with dreams of one day becoming a professional boxer, so today he is patiently training and seeking ways to climb the amateur boxing circuit ladder as he represents Abaco and hopefully in the future, The Bahamas.

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Runners participate in Man-O-War Jingle Jog

The Second Annual Jingle Jog was run in Man-O-War on December 13. The 5K Walk / Run and 1 Mile Kids Fun Run was hosted by the Abaco Swim Club. Though only in its second year, it is already becoming a favourite tradition of the island.

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Speed, Skill and Flair at the Big Hill Boxcart Derby

Blue skies greeted participants of the 16th Annual Big Hill Boxcart Derby on November 29, and the races went off without a hitch to the delight of the many spectators gathered.

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