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Beaten again

Beaten again

TORTOLA – Barbados’ women flattered only to deceive and were mauled yet again, this time losing 84-59 to The Bahamas, as action in the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships continued this evening in Tortola. Barbados’ offence in the tournament has basically been a two-woman affair with Canada-based Dale-Marie Cumberbatch and shooting guard Toni Atherley leading the […]

Impressive!

Andrew Waterman, senior coach of the touring Ottawa Phoenix Basketball Club, told Barbados TODAY he was very pleased with the standard of basketball he had seen displayed by young local basketballers.   Waterman, Barbadian-born but currently residing in Canada, said this was his team’s first time in Barbados and the Caribbean and even though a […]

Barbados defeat Antigua

Barbados defeated Antigua 83-70 in the reclassification round of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championship today and will now play Guyana again to determine who will take fifth place in the tournament being played in Tortola. There was little to choose between Antigua and Barbados initially, with the two teams trading baskets through the first two quarters. […]

Saving face

TORTOLA – Team Barbados finally registered a victory in the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships when they defeated Guyana 80-69 this evening, to end their participation in the first round of the tournament in Tortola.  The victory followed losses to the United States Virgin Islands on Tuesday and a heartbreaking defeat to the British Virgin […]

Ready for ball

Ready for ball

The Barbados national basketball team left the island on Sunday to compete in the 2014 CARICOM Basketball Championship being held Tortola. The 12-member squad comprised of five national caps and seven rookies all chosen from the premier league division. The team was in high spirits and according to head coach Nigel Lloyd, had really bonded […]

Basketball teams named

Five overseas-based players have been named to the Barbados men’s and women’s teams to compete in the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships in Tortola from July 1 to 5 and 8 to 12 respectively. Kregg Jones, a six-foot, eight-inch power forward, who hails from St. George and has been on the roster at Cal State […]

HC win tight game at Queen’s College

In arguably the most exciting match of this year’s Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Secondary Schools Under-16 Basketball Competition, Harrison College edged Queen’s College 47-46 this evening. Playing at Queen’s College’s Husbands, St James court, there was nothing to choose between the two sides as the game remained close throughout as it went into […]

Combermere lose on home turf

Combermere were on the losing end again at their Waterford, St Michael home court on Friday, this time going down 28-19 to Graydon Sealy in a low-scoring encounter in the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Schools Under-16 Basketball Tournament. Both teams had offensive games they would rather forget with the half-time scoreline showing an abysmal […]

Combermere defeat Daryll Jordan

Combermere overcame a game-high 21 points from Rasheed Maynard to defeat Darryl Jordan 34-25 this evening at their Waterford, St Michael court, as action in the Co-operators General Insurance-sponsored National Sports Council’s Under-16 Secondary Schools Basketball Competition continued. While Maynard had the hot hands the rest of his team-mates were palpably cold throughout. Combermere led […]