• Irving Williams, one of 10 retired national basketballers who also represented Dominica in football

    Dominica's Elite Basketballers Part III

    Part II of the article presented former national basketballers Emanuel Loblack (BB, T&F, Karate), McFord Zamore (BB, CR), Oliver Grell (BB, FB), Michael Freeman (BB, FB) and Trevor Knight (BB, ...

  • Trevor Knight (standing, 2nd from Right) and Emanuel Loblack (stooping, far Right) on 1976 National Basketball Team, 2nd Windwards Basketball Tournament

    Dominica's Elite Basketballers (Part II)

    Part I of the article presented the following national basketballers who also represented Dominica in other sports: Cuthbert Williams (BB, FB, CR), Edward Francis (BB, FB, CR), Kent Williams (BB, ...

  • Kent Williams, one of 5 former national basketballers who represented Dominica in three sports

    Dominica's Elite Basketballers (Part I)

    One of the Jump Ball articles published in 2017 was titled, 'Basketball Doctors… Playing Football?' Among other things, the introduction to that article had presented a super-short list of 15 ...

  • (L)Patrick Pemberton, formerly of Citylites; (R) SMA, the first basketball Knockout champs

    Citylites, SMA – 1st B'ball Champs

    It should be well known by now that Dominica's inaugural 'national' basketball league was successfully run in 1966.

  •         Peter Ricketts wearing national colours, 2011. Photo Courtesy DA Vibes

    Peter Ricketts' Basketball Journey

    Sports often run in the family, passing from one generation to the next. In the case of Peter Ricketts, his Granddad was into cricket as a bowler while his Mum ...

  • WIZARDS performed their wizardry during 10 seasons

    Wizards & Their Wizardry (Part II)

    Concludes from previous edition.

  • Retired WIZARDS players (L-R): Sylvester Joseph, Mickey Joseph, Eddie Prevost

    Wizards & Their Wizardry (Part I)

    One of three basketball articles published in The New Chronicle of 12th July 1985 was dramatically headlined, "Wizards the Giant Killer". This was in reference to the Roseau-based team which ...

  • La Plaine Avengers Basketball Team, 2013 Photo courtesy LA Knights Facebook Page

    Basketball near Bout Sable(Part II)

    Part I of the article presented on the introduction of the sport of basketball to La Plaine and began looking at the participation of basketball teams from that community in ...

  • La Plaine Avengers Basketball Team, 2013 Photo courtesy LA Knights Facebook Page

    Basketball Near Bout Sable (Part II)

    Part I of the article presented on the introduction of the sport of basketball to La Plaine and began looking at the participation of basketball teams from that community in ...

  • La Plaine's New India Bullets, 1988 or 1989. Richie Joseph standing far left, Coach Ron Green far right. Photo courtesy Ron Green.

    Basketball Near Bout Sable (Part I)

    Bout Sable is a long, black-sand, turtle-nesting and once popular beach situated along the scenic coastline of La Plaine, one of Dominica's basketball centres.

  • Marcellus Lee played with 4 teams in Dominica's national basketball league, and on the national team

    Mercurial Marcellus Lee

    Concludes from previous edition.

  • Bro. William Stevens seen here with some youngsters at SMA, was Dominica's State Basketball Team's first coach

    National Coaches Run T'ings

    It is customary to play recreational basketball games without a coach. However, when it comes to the real thing, i.e. during training and 'official' matches, someone has to take up ...