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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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Regatta Time in Abaco 2018

Enjoying a great week of weather, the 43rd Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA) brought dozens of sailors and hundreds of guests to Abaco to take part in races and shore parties across on June 24 through July 3. Taking the overall trophy in this year’s RTIA Division was Hope Town …

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Abaco Swimmer Sets Bahamian Backstroke Record

Miller Albury, who trains with Performance Aquatics in Florida but swims for Alpha Aquatics in Nassau, Bahamas, has committed to Queens University of Charlotte for 2018-19. He will join Germany’s Alexander Kunert in the class of 2022. Miller, the son of Bill and Victoria Albury, said “I look forward to …

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Local Athletes Well Represented at Swimming Nationals

Abaco swimmers represented well, as they helped to lift Mako Aquatics Club to a win at this year’s 47 Rev Bahamas National Swimming Championship Nationals which took place on June 16-19. Competing from Abaco were 18 swimmers, all of whom earned personal best times, many of which made finals and …

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48th Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament Adds Charity Recipients

The Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament took place between April 19-28, 2018.  The tournament is open to all ages, including a juniors’ category, with proceeds going to local charities every year. This year was the tournament’s 48th annual. The tournament had a great turnout as anglers competed for top prizes. Despite …

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