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National Competition in Three Categories at the 28th Homer Lowe Regatta

Submitted by Sue Holloway Twenty-three sailors in three sailing classes from Abaco, Nassau, and Grand Bahama competed in the 2019 Homer Lowe Regatta on March 16-17 in Hope Town. The two-day event was sponsored by the Hope Town Sailing Club, Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate, and Hope Town Junior Sailing. The …

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Cruising Boats Compete for Founder’s Cup

By John S. Storck For the annual Hope Town Sailing Club’s Founder’s Cup race, March did not come in like a lion. In fact, after two postponements in late February due to too much wind, there was substantial doubt on Saturday morning, March 2, as to whether to run the …

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Abaco Tennis Association Offers Free Clinics

Abaco Tennis Association (ATA) tennis clinics are in full swing every week. Established in September 2016, Cameel McDonald, ATA president of the Abaco Tennis Association, said that there are currently 12 juniors enrolled in the free tennis clinics, which are held every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at …

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Fierce Competition Defines Flag Football Champs

On February 9, the Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) finished out the season with exciting Championship Games full of intense competition crowning both new and repeat champions. Before the gameday action began the league presented a framed jersey to the parents of the dearly departed Kale Pinder to honour his …

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The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic Is A Million-Dollar Swing

By Dawn Demeritte The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic was a million-dollar swing with golfers, visitors and organizers. A total of 132 players from around the world competed for the $600,000 purse at the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, January 20 – 23. This event was the second of two Web.com …

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Lady Eagles Win National Volleyball Tournament

After winning the local championship Volleyball School League, the Lady Eagles traveled to Nassau on Nov. 22 to participate in the Nationals that were being held over three days. Once again, the Lady Eagles won the National Tournament. The girls played six games during the tournament, winning five games and …

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Green Turtle Hosts Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament

Green Turtle Cay was abuzz with excitement as four junior basketball teams arrived on the quaint community on October 26 and 27 to participate in the 1st Kashmir Reckley Basketball Tournament. The aim of the tournament was to raise awareness about lupus and to garner funds to assist those who …

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The Butterfly Organization Organizes Golf Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Counselling

On Oct. 20, The Butterfly Organization of The Abacos held its first fundraising event by inviting 18 local golf aficionados to participate in a golf tournament held on the pristine golf course of The Abaco Club at Winding Bay. According to the organizers, the fee for each participant was $299 …

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Abaco Athlete Commits to Grizzlies

After a long recruiting process, Abaconian basketball player D’Andre Vilmar has committed to junior college powerhouse Missouri State-West Plains Grizzlies for the upcoming Fall 2018-2019 campaign. The 6’4″ guard from Pigeon Peas was one of eight newcomers announced by Grizzlies head coach Chris Popp. “D’Andre is an explosive athlete. He’s …

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Abaco Darts Players Secure Three Medals at 9th WDF Championships

The Trinidad and Tobago Darts Association hosted the 9th World Darts Federation (WDF) Americas Cup and 22nd Caribbean Cup Darts Championships in July. Malcolm Spicer, president of WDF Americas, accompanied Team Bahamas to Trinidad. While there, Robin Albury won the America’s Cup in the men’s singles, and Shane Sawyer, placed …

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