• LENNOX JERVIER contributed to development of Dominica's basketball in 1980s and 1990s.
    Basketball

    Basketball Changed Lennox Jervier

    During the 1980s Lennox Xavier was one of the 'big names' in Dominica's basketball. A 6ft 3in Centre, this high-scorer and big-time rebounder was described in local newspapers as a ...

  • Patrick Pemberton played, coached and managed in Dominica's basketball. Photo by Yvonne Pemberton
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    Patrick Pemberton Crashed Boards

    Part I of the article presented Patrick's progression from Citylites to Argaunauts, to Concords, then Cardinals. The article concludes below.

  • Patrick Pemberton with Cardinals' League & Knockout Championship trophies, 1985
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    Patrick Pemberton Crashed Boards

    Persons here who were involved in local basketball either as a player, an official, administrator, fan or even a media technician from the mid-1960s through to the late 1990s would ...

  • Tata played with Pioneers after 8 other teams in the national league
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    Sylvester Joseph – Short & Sleek

    Many may remember him strutting the streets of Roseau on Carnival Tuesday afternoons together with his 'padna' Herman 'Prooms' Shillingford displaying their dreadlocks which flowed down beyond their calves. Others ...

  • Some members of Eagles Sports Club Carnival Band, 1986. Photo Courtesy: Mario & Didi.
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    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Part II of the article presented on the introduction of Eagles II, the exploits of the Eagles teams from 1985 to 1987 and the dissolution of the Eagles. The article ...

  • Happy fans congratulate players after the match
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    Dominica footballers impress at home

    Dominica's men national football team played quite fabulously in their last match of the CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Nations League against The Bahamas at ...

  • John Keller Eagles II with trophies, pose with their coach (standing, far Right) and sponsor (standing, 2nd from Left). Photo courtesy: Leroy Dover
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    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Part I of the article touched on the first two years of Eagles' existence. The article continues below:

  • J.K. EAGLES I were placed 2nd in the 1984 national basketball league
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    The '80s Eagles Soared, Then…

    Several Dominican basketball teams have adopted names after animals such as mammals (Dolphins, Lions, Panthers, Tigers, Wildcats), snakes (Cobras), fish (Sharks), etc.

  • Action in local half-court game. Photo Courtesy DABA Facebook Page
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    Dominica's Basketball Vocabulary

    While playing basketball either competitively or recreationally, or even viewing a match from the stands, one may have uttered or heard certain expressions coming either from players or fans, referring ...

  • Kelsey Guye with MVP and Slam-Dunk trophies, 2013 basketball season opener
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    Kelsey Guye's Basketball Kudos

    His first name begins with the letter K. So too do the names of his mum, his sister and the majority of his relatives on his mother's side of his ...

  • Pottersville's Basketball League was played on St Alphonsus Church car park in late 1980s
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    Balaou Town & Basketball

    Part I of the article focused on the participation of Lakers, Sharks, Hoyas III and Hoyas 16 & Under teams (all from Pottersville) in the national league. The article concludes ...

  • HOYAS III, DABA 1988 Division III League champions, was Pottersville's first basketball championship team. Photo Courtesy Marcellus Lee
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    Balaou Town & Basketball

    You hear the name POTTERSVILLE, and possibly would top that list of 'things Pottersville' that would come to mind.