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Abaco Swim Club’s success at Nationals a group effort- A closer look

On Thursday June 20, the Abaco Swim Club swimmers along with their coaches, family and friends travelled to Nassau to participate in the 42nd RBC Bahamas National Swimming Championships. The team consisted of twenty-two excited and prepared young swimmers ranging in ages from 5 to 14 years old.

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Margaret Albury Higgs competes in CCCAN Championships,

The Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Championships, which concluded on Saturday, July 6 in Costa Rica, saw Team Bahamas place eighth overall. Competing with Team Bahamas was Abaco’s Margaret Albury Higgs.

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Basketball teams compete in church league’s Round Robin tournament

Seeking to create a positive, welcoming and Christian environment that stimulates and promotes growth and development among the youths on the island of Abaco, members of the newly formed Abaco Church Sports Association (ACSA) decided to adopt a take-charge attitude through sports and to be proactive rather than reactive.

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Marsh Harbour team dominates the Abaco Sporting Club Summer Basketball Invitational 

In the Mens Open category, the Marsh Harbour basketball team, headed by Pekito Bastian, fought its way to the final, beating the Sandy Point, Spring City and Treasure Cay teams to end up in the championship game. They won 70-50 against the Agape Christian School Eagles.

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The Agape Eagles won the Hoytes Basketball Tournament in Freeport  in the senior Division

The Agape Christian School Eagles came back from Freeport with the winning trophy in the Hoytes Basketball Tournament that took place the weekend of June 7-9, winning five games out of five against their opponents.

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GTC Lionfish Derby

Tyler Survance on Lil’ Big Fish caught the most lionfish (268) during the Fifth Annual Green Turtle Cay Lion Fish Derby that took place on June 22. Spear Bender, captained by Dale Sawyer came in second place with 267, a close finish with only one less fish.

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Southern Comfort Takes First Place in the 30th Annual Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament

It was a race to the finish for Southern Comfort, who captured top honors at the 30th Annual Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament (TCBT), June 2-7 at Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Abaco, Bahamas. Owned by Peter Angel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Southern Comfort clinched First Place on the last day of fishing when they released their fourth blue marlin

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Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association important to Abaco

The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association (BFFIA) is a nationwide organization of stakeholders in the fly fishing industry. It encompasses a wide reaching range of members such as fishing guides, lodges, trade organizations, conservation groups, anglers, fishing enthusiasts, second home owners and visitors and is incorporated as a non-profit organization.

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Cowpoke Wins Overall 40th Anniversary BBC

Cowpoke’s decisive win at the Treasure Cay Championship propelled the Avon Park, Florida team into first place in the overall 2013 Bahamas Billfish Championship standings. Despite the lead, Cowpoke needed a strong performance in the final tournament of the Series to ensure the overall title.

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Softball action continues in Murphy Town

On May 24, Team L.A. and the Terez Gas Angels initiated the first game for the night. Team L.A. demolished their opponents beating them: 17 to 2. Then in the men’s game, Creter’s Bulldogs triumphed over the Hope Town Wreckers with a score of 9 to 0. The following night, the T.C. Jets took on the DNR Sluggers. The Jets were victorious against DNR; the North Abaco team secured 20 runs to DNR’s five runs.

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