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Best, Cumberbatch star in squash

Best, Cumberbatch star in squash

There was plenty of exciting squash action on the final day of the Sagicor General Junior National Squash Championships at the Barbados Squash Club, Marine Gardens yesterday with excellent performances from the participants in eight different age groups. The top seeds all prevailed with last year’s Under-15 Caribbean champions, Meagan Best and Khamal Cumberbatch, winning […]

Squash season gets underway

Squash season gets underway

The Barbados Squash Association (BSA) 2017 Sagicor National Junior Championship served off Thursday with a number of matches on court at the Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. It was the first of what promises to be three full days of competitive squash action. This tournament comes on the heels of Alison Smith-Padmore taking over the helm as […]

Best, Simpson take squash titles

Best, Simpson take squash titles

Meagan Best and Shawn Simpson have convincingly retained their status as national squash singles champions.  The 43rd annual Barbados Senior National Squash Championship, sponsored by the Barbados Olympic Association, was contested over the weekend at the Barbados Squash Club courts located at Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church.  In the women’s final, Barbados’ top seed Best […]

Doing it Best

Doing it Best

Four titles – two international, one regional and a National Championshp at just 14 years old sums up a phenomenal year for Barbados’ number one female squash sensation. Meagan Best, apparently in the prime of her career, has produced stellar performances this year that captured attention locally, regionally and internationally. After arriving at the Grantley […]

Samuel beaten as squash tourney starts

Samuel beaten as squash tourney starts

There was keen squash action Thursday evening as the Barbados Squash Association’s (BSA) inaugural BSA-BOA Premier Squash Championship got underway at the Barbados Squash Club in Marine Gardens, Hastings, Christ Church. There were ten matches played in the first rounds of both the ladies and men’s individual competitions and there was only one upset as the 13-year old No. 3/4 seed Chelsie […]

Meakins fifth best in the world

Meakins fifth best in the world

Former Barbados squash champion Karen Meakins finished fifth in the recently concluded 2016 World Masters in Johannesburg, South Africa. Competing in the women’s over 40 event, Barbados’ most decorated female squash player failed to better her fourth place finish of two years ago in the same competition, but said she was still pleased with her […]

Simply the Best

Simply the Best

She doesn’t play like a 14-year-old, she is fearless and is a force with which to reckon. That description of teenage squash sensation and the youngest ever Caribbean female champion, Meagan Best, came from former regional squash queen Karen Meakins on their arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport last night. The Barbados squash team […]

Barbados show class in squash tourney

Barbados show class in squash tourney

The Barbados’ squash team returned home Monday night after outstanding performances at the just concluded 24th Caribbean Senior Squash Championships in Trinidad and Tobago. Solid, disciplined performances from the Barbados women and veterans teams on the final afternoon over the weekend, saw them both defeat their opponents, Guyana and Trinidad respectively by three matches to two […]

Bajan battle

Bajan battle

Meagan Best is the talk of the town! The precocious 14-year-old Barbadian squash sensation caused a spectacular upset last night on Day 2 of the 24th Caribbean Senior Squash Championships at the Queen’s Park Squash Complex in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, when she defeated the No.2 seed Ashley Khalil of Guyana in straight games. Best’s accomplishment meant […]

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