• Falcons (white tops) engaging Prowlers in 2016 Premier Division Play-Off Finals at Pichelin

    Pichelin's Basketball Culture

    Part III of Pichelin's Basketball Culture presented on Falcons Division I team; "It's A Family Affair" in reference to groupings of brothers and cousins in Pichelin's basketball; and the Pichelin ...

  • Dominica's team at CBC U16 Championships, Guyana, 2016. Sherquan               Jno. Baptiste kneeling, far right (#14).

    Pichelin's Basketball Culture

    Part II of Pichelin's Basketball Culture presented on Falcons Division I team in 2012 and 2013; on the Premier Division team in 2014 and 2015; and on part of Falcons ...

  • FALCONS (Premier) at 2016 Play-Off Finals (See story for full caption)

    Pichelin's Basketball Culture

    Part I of Pichelin's Basketball Culture began presenting the progression of the participation by Pichelin's teams in Dominica's national basketball league, from Pacers to Pistons to one of the two ...

  • Bulls Eye PISTONS in DABA 2011 Division I Play-Offs, Massacre

    Pichelin's Basketball Culture

    "In Pichelin, basketball is not just a sport. It's a religion, passed down from one generation to another!" This is how Yannick Régis, a top basketball player of Pichelin, described ...

  • Julian Pacquette (L) played with Grand Bay Primary School in 1988 and Ivan "Bakery" Jno. Baptiste with Roseau Boys' School in 1989

    Primary Schools in National Basketball League? (Part II)

    Part I of Primary Schools in National Basketball League? peeked into the participation of Grand Bay Primary School (GBPS) and Roseau Boys' School (RBS) in Dominica's national basketball league, in ...

  • Ryan Anselm represented Grand Bay Primary School in 1988

    Primary Schools in National Basketball League? (Part I)

    Six educational institutions collectively participated in Dominica's national basketball competitions over a 23-year period, from the inauguration of the national league in 1966 up until 1989.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.