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Local Youth awarded basketball scholarship at Young Harris College, in Georgia

In front of members of his family and coaches, in one of the classrooms of his former school, Abaco Central High School, Kevin Altidor signed the contract that will allow him to attend Young Harris College on a basketball scholarship. Kevin Altidor is a motivated young man who left Abaco in 2008 to attend CC Sweeting in Nassau for his last year of high school. He graduated in 2009.

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Triple-header softball games add flavour to July schedule

Softball games continued at the Murphy Town Ball Field on July 19-20. In the first game, the Abaco Groceries Diamond Dollz faced Team L.A. Although it was a close call, the Diamond Dollz beat Team L.A. – 4 to 2. In the second game, the T.C. Jets beat Hope Town Wreckers: 12 to 3. Scores from July 21 triple header saw Team L.A. handing down a devastating blow to the Terez Gas Angels – beating them 20 to 4. It was DNR versus Simple Solutions in the following game, and DNR beat the North Abaco team – 5 to 2. In the final game, Creter’s Bulldogs beat the Hope Town Wreckers – 7 to 2.

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38th Regatta Time in Abaco pits sailors against nature

The event’s continued success was great news for those who regularly attend the Cheeseburger in Paradise Party that was held on July 3, incorporating the American and Bahamian Independence Days into the nine-day event for the 38th Regatta Time in Abaco.

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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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