Basketball

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Basketball Federation

Executive and Contact Info

President : Cleophas Glynn

Phone: (784) 526-5162



Executive Committee
  • Darron John – General Secretary
    svgbfsecretary@gmail.com;
    – (784) 530-9171 / 454-4147
  • Cleophas Glynn – President
  • Conrad Simon – 1st Vice President
  • Sonja Lewis – 2nd Vice President
  • Darwin Vanloo – 3rd Vice President
  • Wayne Williams – PRO
  • Karel Bramble – Games Secretary

Bequia B’ball tourney concludes

Bequia B’ball tourney concludes

Duke defend Championship title! Rising Stars II and Hornets emerge Divion 2 and Under 16 Champions as Bequia Basketball 2010 tourney concludes!

Duke, Rising Stars II and Hornets emerge 2010 Champions of the Bequia Basketball Competition in their respective divisions. Gold and silver medals, awards and trophies were presented last Saturday night following the games, as an impressive crowd of fans gathered to witness another successful conclusion to the annual tournament, that has become a fixture in the summer calendar for Bequians, and now running twelve years in succession!

Kerosene Lamp Foundation launches mentorship program

Kerosene Lamp Foundation launches mentorship program

The Kerosene Lamp Foundation, founded by Adonal Foyle launches their newest mentorship program entitled “All-Star Student Athletes.”

 

Six children have been selected from five islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as All-Star Student Athletes to travel to Orlando, USA on Thursday July 15th for a two- week summer camp.

Bequia Basketball launched

Bequia Basketball launched

The Twelfth Annual Bequia Basketball Tournament bounced off Saturday July 10th at the Clive Tannis Hard Court on Bequia with twelve teams parading in their colourful uniforms, to a warm reception from the Bequia community. Visiting team from the mainland Calliaqua United also joined in the auspicious ceremony, which celebrates twelve years of basketball competition on Bequia, under the leadership of Sabrina Mitchell. Team Young Duke was adjudged and awarded a cake as the Best Dressed Team 2010.

Sancho Lyttle 2009 Ladies B’bal Finals

  In a very competitive match of the SANCHO LYTTLE 2009 LADIES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT finals, Hardcore Bustas came away winners over Maple – 75:74.
 
Top scorers:
HARDCORE BUSTAS
Gaileene Gordon 32, Shanique Deshong 30
 
MAPLE
Vasha Adams 32 Skiddey Francis Crick 18
 
Trophies were distributed by the following: Dir of Sports – Mr. N. Hillocks, Mrs. M. Bowman and Mr.. C. Simon.

The Sophia Young saga

The Sophia Young saga

sophia

Recently, St Vincent and the Grenadines found itself at the centre of what is a rather common occurrence in international sport today – the matter of a national seeking to change citizenship to compete for another nation.

Experience

There are always cases of athletes, having the experience of another country’s sports development programme and the range of opportunities afforded nationals who are wont to call on their own country to allow them to change nationality.

Basketball Scholarships for Bequia players

Basketball Scholarships for Bequia players

The Bequia Basketball Association is pleased to announce that two basketball scholarships to Ming Chuan University in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, have been sourced for Craiglee Sam and Cregg Friday of Paget Farm, Bequia. Both young men are 6’ 6” and play center and power forward positions for the Bequia Tech Rising Stars Team, and the Bequia All-Stars Basketball Club, and are coached by Fitzgerald Sutton. 

Friday and Sam, ages 20 and 22 respectively depart the state on Thursday September 3rd, to travel to Taipei, via London and Hong Kong.

DUKE wins 2009 First Division Basketball Championship

DUKE wins 2009 First Division Basketball Championship

The Eleventh Annual Bequia Basketball Tournament came to an exciting conclusion on Sunday August 30th at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia. First Division’s DUKE defeated defending champions BequiaTech Rising Stars 72 to 57 in an exciting game three of the Final Best of 3 Series to capture the First Division 2009 Championship title, and a beautiful gold ball trophy. Craiglee Sam of the Stars, who was adjudged the overall Division Most Valuable Player, as well and his team MVP, netted 18 points, but his team, who were leading for three quarters, came up short in the last 5 minutes of the game!

Bequia 2009 Basketball Tournament Results

Under 16 Division:

First Round:

2nd place:  Hornets

1st place: Young Wizards

 

Most Points: (Hornets) Garfield Sargeant with 54 pts in 6 games

Most rebounds: (Hornets) Garfield Sargeant with 48 in 6 game

Most Steals:   (Hornets) Jimmy France-19 in 6 games

Most Assists: (Hornets) –Mark Dublin-5 in 6 games  

Most Blocks:  (Damien Stowe)

Sancho and Sophia on WNBA Team

Female Vincentian Basketballers Sancho Lyttle and Sophia Young were named to the WNBA All-Stars team. 

The All-Star Game, the ninth in league history, will be held on Saturday, July 25 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. and will be televised nationally on ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.

See WNBA.com story here