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Sports fillip

Sports fillip

Barbadian netballers have cause for celebration. A long requested internationally graded floor is among the upgrades at the refurbished Garfield Sobers Sports Complex that was recently handed over to the Government. Speaking during yesterday’s opening ceremony at the 38th Annual Barbados Workers’ Union’s (BWU) Netball Tournament at the Netball Stadium, Minister of Culture, Sports and […]

Back seat

Back seat

The Barbados Netball Association (BNA) has its eyes focused on the bigger picture. And it should not come as a surprise that the national senior netball team opted out of the Regional Netball Championships said BNA president, Nisha Craigwell, who is also second in command as vice president of the Caribbean Netball Association (CNA). Both […]

Wharton is star quality

Wharton is star quality

Shonica Wharton is making her name known in domestic, regional and international netball. And fans of the sport are taking note. The younger of her mother’s two daughters, 21-year-old Wharton has no fears whatsoever approaching the netball rings. Indeed, while some might be daunted by the stress of sporting activity, Wharton approaches the game as […]

Netballers qualify for Commonwealth Games

Netballers qualify for Commonwealth Games

Barbados senior netball team have qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in the Gold Coast, Australia, in March. Their qualification comes as a result of recent excellent performances against quality teams. Between May and June this year, the Barbados team competed in three-test series against Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Northern Ireland […]

Skye high

Skye high

Most Valuable Player Skye Spencer-Layne showcased sublime netball shooting skills that led her school West Terrace Primary to their very first National Sports Council Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored Primary Schools Netball Championship trophy. Tuesday at the Netball Stadium, the curtains came down on the competition with West Terrace becoming the second school in two consecutive years […]

Lester Vaughan are U15 queens

Lester Vaughan are U15 queens

The Lester Vaughan School are the new champions of the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-15 Netball League after defeating Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) 29-28 in a thriller at the Netball Stadium. Friday afternoon the girls from Christ Church were leading at the first ten minute halves, 6-8 and 15-16, but that did not stop the […]

Netball tournament into quarterfinals

Netball tournament into quarterfinals

The Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition is into the quarterfinal stage, after action continued at the Netball Stadium Thursday with four games played to complete matches in zones three and four. Friday’s quarterfinal matches will see Grantley Prescod Primary take on Lawrence T Gay Primary, Vauxhall Primary play St Giles […]

West Terrace, Vauxhall among today’s winners

West Terrace, Vauxhall among today’s winners

It was the turn of the netballers from Zones 3 and 4 to showcase their talent as the National Sports Council’s Pine Hill DaIry-sponsored Primary Schools Netball Tournament continued at the netball stadium Monday. The unavailability of some schools did not stop the show. West Terrace Primary defeated Blackman and Gollop Primary in the first […]

Face off

Face off

Queen’s College’s competitiveness and all-round dominance throughout the Barbados Secondary Schools Netball League have earned them a place in the Under-13 final against Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS). Thursday afternoon against Coleridge and Parry, the girls from Husbands, St James were exceptional during the two ten-minute halves which saw them come out on top by […]

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