• DABA-DBOA Referee Leroy Dover (R) being recognized by DABA President Dave Baron, for long service as a basketball official.   Photo Courtesy: Mickey Joseph

    DBOA? Who?

    Part I of DBOA? Who? peeked at the origins of DBOA, the association's overseas affiliations, its local affiliate members, and some of its officiating engagements.

  • Three-man team of Referees, Allan Morris (L), McDonald Bethel (C) and Jeff Douglas-Murdock, 2016. Photo Courtesy DABA Facebook Page

    DBOA? Who?

    The Jump Ball columnist was once asked by a non-basketball colleague, "Why is this column called JUMP BALL?"

  • THUNDERERZ teams in 2017 national basketball league. Upper Photo: Premier Division team. Lower Photo: Division I team.

    Listwè Basketball an Gwanbé. (Part V)

    Listwè Basketball An Gwanbé Part IV focused on "4-on-4" Hoop Jam and some Grand Bay basketballers who excelled in other fields.

  • Action in a "4-on-4 Hoop Jam" game, Grand Bay

    Listwè Basketball an Gwanbé(Part IV)

    Part III of Listwè Basketball An Gwanbé presented Sout' City's teams in the National League; Schools Leagues teams from Grand Bay; Grand Bay's basketball courts over the years; and sponsorship ...

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    Listwè Basketball an Gwanbé(Part III)

    Part II of "Listwè Basketball An Gwanbé" presented the transition from Nationals to Pros - Grand Bay's first two teams to compete in Dominica's national basketball league. About 80% of ...

  • 2011 Ballorama champs (See story for full caption)

    Listwè Basketball An Gwanbé (Part II)

    Part I of "Listè Basketball An Gwanbé" presented the origin of basketball in Grand Bay, and focused mostly on part of the performance of NATIONALS, Grand Bay's first basketball team.

  • Augustus "Perez" St. Hilaire played basketball with Grand Bay's NATIONALS, then PROS

    Listwè Basketball An Gwanbé (Part I)

    Grand Bay, a.k.a. "Sout' City", and "Gwanbé" in Kwéyòl, is often associated with Dominica's rich cultural heritage, the Nature Island's political and social landscapes, and sports.

  • Victorious DOMINICA GIRLS Basketball Team at 2018 Windward Islands Schools Games. See story for complete caption

    Dominica in 'Inter-Schools' Basketball (Part II)

    Part I of "Dominica In 'Inter-Schools' Basketball" presented a brief note on the origins of the Windward Islands Schools Games (WISG), and Dominica's performance in Boys' Basketball for part of ...

  • Victorious DOMINICA BOYS Basketball Team in 2015 Windward Islands Schools Games.  Photo Courtesy: Sports Division Facebook Page

    Dominica in 'Inter-Schools' Basketball(Part I)

    Inter-Schools is the popular name given locally to the Windward Islands Schools Games (WISG).

  • Twin basketballers, Shaun (L) & Shane Reid, 2009.  Only Shaun is still an active player. Photo Courtesy: Shaun Reid Facebook Page

    Twins on the Court

    Segment A of "Twins on The Court" presented the Etiennes and the Hendersons.

  • Jean (L) and Joshua Etienne, retired identical twin basketballers. Circa 2011

    Twins on the Court

    You may have enjoyed eating a "jimo" (double) banana or grapefruit, or used a "jimo" seasoning pepper or plantain in cooking and you probably did not pay those joined fruits ...

  • Len Johnrose in football uniform (BBC photo)

    Len Johnrose: "I'm not afraid of dying"

    Former football midfielder Len Johnrose has opened up, for the first time, to the BBC about being diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND). There is no cure.