Category: Basketball

Crumpton Street kings

Harrison College showed Queen’s College who the real kings are with a dominant 66-26 trouncing this afternoon in the final of the Co-operators General Insurance Under-16 Knockout Competition played at the Barbados Community College. This outstanding performance by the Crumpton Street boys will show them what their opponents are made of, as Harrison College and […]

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HC trounce Combermere

Former champions Harrison College had no mercy for Combermere whom they trounced 77-14 in today’s semifinal of the Co-operators General Insurance Under-16 Basketball Knockout Competition. Under the guidance of coach Dario McCollin, hosts Harrison College dominated proceedings from the opening whistle with a torturous 29-2, 41-10 and 62-11 onslaught in the first three stanzas to […]

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Wins for Warriors, Lakers

So rusty was the performance that the only thing 50-49 represented was a win for Hilton Resort Warriors against Pan American International Insurance Warrens in the opening match of the Co-operators General Insurance Limited-sponsored 2018 Basketball Association Premier League season. Played last night at the Wildey Gymnasium, the game was locked 12-12 at the end […]

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Champion hoopsters

The basketball kings of Waterford captured the National Sports Council’s Massy United Insurance Senior League tournament title by a five-point margin, 69-64, over Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute (SJPI) this afternoon at the Wildey Gymnasium. After a delayed start due to unforeseen circumstances with the basketball rings, the long-awaited final got underway and the contest was […]

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Celtics hold off Sixers, LeBron keeps Cavs going

BOSTON — Kyrie Irving scored 36 points and the Boston Celtics held off the weary and short-handed Philadelphia 76ers, 108-97, on Thursday night to improve the NBA’s best record to 19-4. It was Irving’s fifth game this season with 30 or more points. Al Horford added 21 points and eight rebounds, and Marcus Morris had […]

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Foundation’s crown

The three-peat wasn’t to be. Christ Church Foundation totally outclassed defending champions Springer Memorial 26-19 to be crowned queens of the 2017 Barbados Secondary School’s Under 19 Netball Competition this evening. Playing at the Netball Stadium, the girls from Church Hill, Christ Church owed it all to the Most Valuable Player in the tournament goal […]

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Donald Trump to the rescue!

LOS ANGELES  – Three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting admitted today that they stole items from three stores, and they thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his help in winning their release. The three players – LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill – remain suspended from […]

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Sport impasse

Graydon Sealy, a school that has produced many of Barbados top basketball players, has found itself at the centre of controversy with the National Sports Council (NSC). And it seems no resolution is in sight anytime soon as both parties are yet to meet to discuss the situation surrounding one of Graydon Sealy’s players, Rinaldo […]

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Court queens!

Former national point guard Maria Cumberbatch’s game-high 33 points piloted Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands to their second consecutive women’s league title against Lady Cougars last night at the Barbados Community College. It was a night of celebrations for Pinelands as they did the double this year by lifting both the #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange Barbados […]

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All tied up

Don’t count the defending champions out just yet. In a must-win situation of the #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Women’s League finals last night at the Wildey Gymnasium, reigning queens Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands gave themselves a lifeline, as they managed to maintain a grip on their league title by winning game two in […]

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Cougars take series lead

Lady Cougars flogged Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands 63-49 in the #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Women’s League Finals played last night at the Barbados Community College. Former national players Toni Atherley with a game-high 22 points and Jennifer Joseph- Hackett 19, spearheaded the 14-point victory to give Cougars a 1-0 lead in the […]

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Showdown beckons

Two teams, several experienced national players, and lots of pride involved. The #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Women’s championship trophy could go either side of the bench when reigning queens Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands take on Lady Cougars in the final this Wednesday. When it comes to sports it is often difficult at […]

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