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Showdown beckons

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 […]

Battle on!

Battle on!

Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands scored a game one 79-72 victory to secure a 1-0 lead against Lady Tridents in the #1 Beauty Supplies and Exchange-sponsored Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Women’s League last night. During the semifinal playoff played at the Barbados Community College, Pinelands, reigning queens of women’s league basketball, were able to command the […]

Warrens again

Warrens again

The Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s First Division knockout trophy will remain with Pan American International Insurance Corporation Warrens for yet another year. Warrens were definitely favourites going into last night’s final against Police Sports Club, played at the Barbados Community College, and when the final whistle sounded their names were inscribed as knockout kings for […]

Warrens, Police make final

Warrens, Police make final

Pan American Life Insurance Warrens are one win away from lifting their second consecutive Barbados Amateur Basketball Association first division knockout trophy. Whether Police Sports Club have what it takes to deny them that honour will be another story when the two teams meet in the final scheduled for this Sunday, September 24, at the […]

BABA president dies

BABA president dies

Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) President Derrick Garrett is dead. Garrett, who was elected BABA head in 2011, died this morning after a long-time battle with cancer. While the basketball fraternity mourns the loss of Garrett, the BABA conveyed condolences to his family in a press release and said all matches scheduled for today would […]

Pinelands take Summer Jam title

Pinelands take Summer Jam title

National youth player Rasheed Maynard fired a game high 29 points against Clapham A, to lead Pinelands to a first time claim of the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s Summer Jam Under-19 title last night at Barbados Community College. Named Most Valuable Player of the Knockout, Maynard, the son of the late national forward Ryan ‘Sam’ […]

Hoops queens

Hoops queens

Some say that in every setback there is a bounceback, a tenet to which Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands, the new queens of the 2017 #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty ExchangeBarbados Amateur Basketball Association Knockout, can attest. Emerging on the scene of women’s basketball for the very first time last year, Pinelands ensured their presence was felt as […]

Cougars run over Bulls

Cougars run over Bulls

The Barbados Amateur Basketball Association #1 Beauty Supply and Exchange Women’s League competition has been hit with the sudden withdrawal of Challengers Sports Club from the tournament. This has left the takings to be decided among the five remaining teams, namely defending champions Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands, Burger King Clapham Bulls, Lady Cougars, Lady Tridents […]

Purr-fect Wildcats

Purr-fect Wildcats

Defending champions Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Wildcats got their title defence off to a winning start when the 2017 Barbados Amateur Basketball Association’s Under-19 Summer Jam Competition tipped off last night at Clapham, St Michael. It was a superb display from the Wildcats as they dominated from the opening whistle to emerge easy 73-23 […]