Friday, October 11, 2019
THE New Providence Softball Association's best-of-seven fastpitch softball championships will get underway on Saturday night in the Banker's Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.
In the ladies' opener at 7pm, the Inventive Intellect Lady Warriors will take on the defending champions and pennant-winning Sunshine Auto Wildcats. That will be followed by the men's feature contest between the Commando Security Truckers and the defending champions and pennant-winning CS Enterprise Hitmen.
Game two in both series will be played on Tuesday.
This year, instead of playing to participate in the Bahamas Softball Federation's National Round Robin Tournament, the two winning teams will play in the BSF's Inter-Island All-Star Tournament over the weekend of November 1-4.
The event is being used by the BSF as a fundraiser to assist its member associations in Grand Bahama and Abaco, who have been affected by the passing of Hurricane Dorian.
The New Providence Modified Pitch Softball League held its 2019 best-of-five championship series over the weekend of October 5-6 at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.
Before the start of the championship games, game three of the playoffs between the Hitmen and USS Truckers took place. It was a nail biter with the Hitmen winning 25-24.
Game one of the championship saw the Outsiders knock off the Hitmen 15-8 with six home runs.
Game two, the Outsiders won 25-15 with 8 home runs. And in game three, the Outsiders won 20-9 on seven home runs.
The executives thanked the players and managers for a competitive season with lots of fun and no injuries. The executives also thanked the young men, 15 years of age, who showed the public the various techniques and talents they have learned.
CHAMPION Amateur Boxing Club is slated to hold its 27th L Garth Wright Golden Glove Amateur Boxing Championships on Saturday at the Wulff Road Boxing Center opposite Whim Auto and Epic Battery.
The show will start at 7:30pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
OF THE YEAR
As a part of their commitment to raising the level of bowling in the Bahamas while at the same time challenging and motivating the community of bowlers to pursue higher averages throughout the year, the Bahamas Bowling Federation announces the Bowler of the Year Award. The following are the rules and format for determining the Bowler of the Year for the BBF. All statistics will be provided by the BBF, the Bahamas Bowling Association and its affiliated leagues (City & Financial League). There will be no need for individual bowlers to submit any information. 1. The Bowler of the Year will be selected based on a point system that rewards the bowler with points from highest average achieved in league play at end of season and finishing positions in federation sanctioned tournaments.
- Eligibility for Bowler of the Year:
a. Bowler must be a league bowler with membership in the City or Financial Leagues; or affiliate membership in the Bahamas Bowling Federation. Only leagues with membership in the Bahamas Bowling Federation jurisdiction will qualify.
b. Bowler must have bowled at least 45 games in the current season in at least one league.
- Division will be as follows:
a. Division Men
b. Division Women
a. All league points awarded will be from 2019/2020 leagues only
b. Full points will be awarded for scores from the bowler's TWO best points-producing leagues.
c. All honor scores will be included in the point total
d. Only sanctioned scores will be awarded points. Honor scores bowled while pre-bowling or post bowling unopposed will NOT be considered (based on USBC rule 50)
e. Points will be awarded for finishing positions in following tournaments
Bahamas National Team Trials
No Tap Handicap Tournament