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Swimmer Fights through Injury to Medal at Nationals

Despite coming off a recent injury that restricted her training, Christina Pyfrom (who swims for Alpha Aquatics) swam six individual events at the Bahamas Swimming Federation’s National Championship and medaled in two. She swam 50m, 100m 200m in both Freestyle and Backstroke taking time off all events and getting the …

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Abaco Swim Club Celebrates Success in the Pool

The Abaco Swim Club celebrates its continued success and accomplishments after CISC (Caribbean Island Swimming Championships) and National Championships. The Abaco Swim Club took home a combined total of 86 placements at the RBC National Swimming Championships, including two gold medals, 9 silver, and 24 bronze. This placed the Abaco …

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Nassau Teams Challenge at Abaco Softball Fast-Pitch Tournament

It was definitely a weekend to remember with non-stop softball action at the Murphy Town Ballfield during the Abaco Softball Association’s (ASA) 4th Annual Abaco Fast-Pitch Tournament. Adding to the widespread excitement on the island were the Nassau teams in attendance – the Lady Stingers, Truckers and Chances’ Mighty Mitts. …

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BBC Comes to Exciting End

Excellent fishing highlighted this year’s Bahamas Billfish Championship. The boats participating in the four leg series released a total of 105 billfish – 51 blue marlin, 34 white marlin and 20 sailfish. Of those releases the 2016 Championship winner, team ‘Uno Mas,’ released eleven blues, four whites and three sailfish.

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June Softball Games Lead up to 4th Annual Abaco Fast-Pitch Tournament in July

After two weeks of games being rained out during the month of June, the Abaco Softball Association’s (ASA) game schedule resumed on June 24.

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Local Man Wins 2016 RC Laser National Championship Regatta

Jim Kaighin (right) from Marsh Harbour, Bahamas won the 2016 RC Laser National Championship Regatta, held May 14-15 in Viginia Beach, VA. Sailing amongst some of the most talented competitors in all RC sailing, Kaighin beat Danny Thomas by one point and Dave Brawner (reigning national champion) by ten points.

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Charity Tournament Donates to Local Causes

The Custom Shootout Fishing Tournament, held at the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour annually and organized by Captain Skip Smith, made a donation to two local charities in Abaco on June 11.

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Team Abaco Excels at Special Olympics Nationals

On Saturday, May 28, Team Abaco joined over 100 Special Olympic athletes from Eleuthera, Grand Bahama, and New Providence to participate in the Annual National Track & Field Meet.

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AFFL Championships Nationally Televised

The second season of the Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL) culminated in a spectacular championship event at the Murphy Town Ball Park on Saturday, June 11 which saw exciting competition in both Men’s and Women’s flag football broadcast live across the country.

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Pool Team Competes in Vegas

Abaconians, along with a group of Bahamians, represented the Bahamas at the 2016 VNEA World Pool Championships held in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26 through June 4.

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