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November 03, 2010
GB Girls' Soccer Expands with New Division and Night League (Current Standings)

Freeport, Bahamas -
The Grand Bahama Girls' Soccer Developmental League is well underway and
has experienced exponential growth this year as it expands with a new
Gecko Division with four teams of girls 10 - 14 years of age. 

With
this expansion to over 200 players the new Division is also playing on the rugby field
however when rugby matches are scheduled the Gecko Division players will play at the
YMCA for that day.

Team photos will be taken this Saturday, November 6th...

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April 20, 2011
Multi- island boxing tourney on Saturday

THE Amateur Boxing Association of Grand Bahama is scheduled to host a multi-island tournament involving over 18 boxers from Grand Bahama's YMCA Boxing Club, Genesis Amateur Boxing Club, several clubs from Nassau and one from Inagua.

The event, to be held in conjunction with its co-sponsors - the Pan American and Caribbean Boxing Organisation (PACBO) and SkyBahamas Airline - is all set for 7:30pm Saturday, April 23, at the YMCA.

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YMCA Academy continues to assist student-athletes with development
July 13, 2011
YMCA Academy continues to assist student-athletes with development

The YMCA Baseball Academy's main goal is to assist families with their children's development and preparation for university as possible student-athletes. The focus of the academy is baseball, but it has assisted in other sporting disciplines, such as football and track and field, as it relates to family planning.

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September 03, 2010
SWIM TEAM THANKS RESORT FOR USE OF LAP POOL

MEMBERS of the Bahamas National Swim Team in Freeport have expressed their thanks to the Radisson Our Lucaya Beach and Golf Resort for being allowed to use the property's lap pool for the month of August.

The team had been displaced by the YMCA and had no where to train before the resort stepped in and made the offer.

As a result, these elite swimmers, formerly of the YMCA WaveRunners Club, were able to continue their training under the guidance of a new coach, Andy Loveitt, and achieved success in the BASRA Swim Marathon held August 21.

Dustin Tynes placed first overall in the men's category and Maya Albury first overall in the women's category, with Taryn Smith finishing second ...

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May 07, 2012
Buddy Walk Grand Bahama 2012 - May 12th

Freeport

, Bahamas - Come out to Buddy Walk Grand Bahama 2012? Saturday,

May 12th, 2012

at 7:00am.

Route:
GBPA Parking lot, north on the Mall drive around the circle in front of
the Court House and return to the GBPA parking lot (approx. 1 mile)

Completed Registration forms can be delivered to The Beacon
School-Frobisher Drive (352-8445), Gizmos and Gadgets-#5 Arcade Bldg.
Downtown (352-2255), The YMCA- Settlers Way(352-7074), or K. Brian Hanna
Chambers, Corp Law Court Building-Cedar Street (351-5580/351-4355)...

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May 15, 2011
Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Unveils 9 Contestants for 2011

Freeport, The Bahamas
- On May 13th, the Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization
unveiled nine lovely young ladies who are vying to become the next Miss
Grand Bahama for 2011. The event was sponsored by and held poolside at
the Pelican Bay Hotel.

The
girls came out individually in swimsuits and were introduced by past
Miss Grand Bahama 2008, Kerel Pinder, and Karon Pinder-Johnson,
Executive Director of the YMCA.  Then in dresses, the contestants made a
second walk in front of the large crowd of supporters, family and
friends, where they also had the opportunity to introduce themselves and
say a few words on mic...

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February 24, 2011
Up With People: Helping Grand Bahama While Preparing to Entertain and Travel Again

Freeport, Bahamas -
The Up With People organization have been on the go since their arrival
in Grand Bahama on Saturday, February 19th via Discovery Cruise Lines.
After settling in with their Host Families, they gave a sneak peak performance of their

upcoming show this Thursday, February 24th at the Sir Jack Hayward Gymnasium at 7:00pm.

From February 21st through 23rd the 100 hundred youth cast from 21
countries have been busy working in the community assisting at

the YMCA, the GB Red Cross,
Lewis Yard, the Harvest Foundation, the Keep GB Clean Committee, Urban Renewal, and the International Bazaar.

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January 08, 2011
S3 Soccer Clinic to take place in January in Freeport

Freeport,
Grand Bahama - A soccer clinic featuring visiting American college
coaches is set to take place from

January 12th to the 15th and is being
held primarily at the Bishop Michael Eldon School.  The clinic is being
spearheaded by Cletis Smith, Tiffany Sweeting-Smith,

Wayne Smith

and Trevor Rolle.

The cost is $25 per player.

and

young soccer players 8 years of age and up are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to enhance
their soccer skills, and to be seen by college coaches.

The YMCA and Girls Developmental Soccer Leagues are canceling soccer
games on the 15th so players can participate in the clinic. All schools
have been provided with information regarding the clinic which will
provide training sessions, panel discussions and evening games...

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May 25, 2012
Kristie Farah crowned Miss Grand Bahama 2012!

Freeport,
Bahamas - The Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant came to a close on May
20th, 2012 after a busy weekend of activities. Saturday, May 19th the
contestants were involved in a car parade from the YMCA leading to the
Port Lucaya Marina for the National Costume Completion.  After little
rest, the contestants had to be fresh and ready for the big finale night
on Sunday, May 20th.

The pre-show at the Hilton Outten
Convention Center started with a slide show of Miss Grand Bahama 2011
Keriann Stuart's busy year and the 2012 Miss Grand Bahama contestant's
activities leading up to the main event...

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January 17, 2013
Legacy Baseball / Softball Announces 2013 Season Opening

Freeport, Grand Bahama -  Grand Bahama...The 2013
season for youth baseball and softball in the Legacy Baseball/Softball
Association will officially open on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 at the YMCA.

Legacy President, Eugene Thompson,
is hoping for another banner year for the youth organization which enters its
13th season developing the skills of young boys and girls ages 4-18
in baseball and softball respectively.

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