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Monday, June 18, 2018
Newport Bermuda Race 2018 Day Four

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About five hours after George David’s 88-foot Juan K design Rambler 88 was first to finish in the 51st Newport Bermuda Race, the two Volvo Open 70s Warrior and Wizard crossed 17 minutes apart in second and third.

The former, owned by Steve Murray, Jr. and Stephen Murray, Sr., finished in front, but the latter, owned by Peter and David Askew, easily finished ahead after time corrections were applied based on the boats’ different ratings.

With the first three boats in the harbor yesterday, today had George Sakellaris’ Maxi 72 Proteus finishing fourth, an hour and a half later. When all times were corrected, the leaders were Wizard and Proteus, less than an hour apart, followed by Rambler 88 and Warrior.

Just before dawn today, Jason Carroll’s Gunboat 62 Elvis finished first in the Multihull Division, a first in more ways than one as the 2018 race was the first Newport Bermuda Race to include multihulls. Elvis’ other competitors, Tribe and Arethusa, were still well back on the racecourse as of 1100 EDT.

As of noon, most of the rest of the fleet continued to sail in very light winds in the middle of a high-pressure area. Steve Benjamin’s Spookie was the first to sail into better winds and at 1100 EDT was making 9 knots, more than 40 miles in front of Privateer and Merlin.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Newport Bermuda Race 2018 Day Three

Current Leader Rambler
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George David’s 88-foot Juan K design Rambler 88 led a breakaway pack to take elapsed time honors in the Newport Bermuda Race. Rambler finished today at 7:20pm Bermuda Time, covering the 635 nm course in a time of 02:03:00:15.

As of 6:00pm Bermuda time, the Volvo Open 70s Warrior and Wizard were within 58nm of the finish with the Maxi 72 Proteus 20nm astern.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Leverock & Bascome in UK Action

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Kamau Leverock and his Cavaliers and Carrington Cricket Club 1st XI teammates took on Caythorpe Cricket Club in their Nottinghamshire Cricket Board Premier League match at Caythorpe Cricket Club.

Caythorpe Cricket Club would pick up the Winning Draw, Cavaliers and Carrington won the toss and elected to field, Caythorpe Cricket Club would score 232 all out, Tom Hart was their top scorer with a knock of 74, Kafeel Shafique was the pick of the Cavaliers and Carrington bowlers with figures of 12-1-35-4, Leverock bowled 5-0-44-0.

In reply Cavaliers and Carrington would score 193/9 when bad light ended play, Leverock was out for 2 opening the inning after facing 6 balls Zain Abbas was the top scorer with 71, Anuj Dal was the pick of the Caythorpe Cricket Club bowlers with figures of 12-1-56-3.

Okera Bascome and his Coventry & North Warwickshire Cricket Club 1st XI defeated Sutton Coldfield Cricket Club by 4 wickets in their Birmingham & District Premier Cricket League match at the Binley Road Ground.

Coventry & North Warwickshire won the toss and elected to field, they would bowl Sutton Coldfield out for 106, Sunni-Ryder Berridge was their top scorer with 22, Harry Horsley was the pick of the Coventry & North Warwickshire bowlers with figures of 14-8-14-5.

In reply Coventry & North Warwickshire would score 110/6, with Bascome the top scorer with 24 not out, Bascome would score his runs off 15 deliveries hitting 5 fours.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards Winners

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Fifty two student athletes were honored during the 33rd annual Denton Hurdle Memorial Awards Ceremony at Warwick Academy. These awards, honoring the late Denton Hurdle, are used to highlight, recognize and reward the finest primary, middle and senior school student-athletes.

Denton Hurdle was a keen sportsman who attended Warwick Academy, Bermuda College and Dalhousie University. After completing his physical education degree he went on to teach at Warwick Academy. He was an avid sportsman and excelled in soccer, cricket and volleyball. His first love however was rugby. He went on to captain Teachers Rugby Football Club. He was also a regular member of the Bermuda National Team.

This year’s Primary School Girl winner was Imojen Judd from Somersfield Academy. Judd holds four age group Bermuda swim records. Judd was named MVP of the primary school all-star football game and was a Kappa all-star. She also won the 2018 high jump event at the BSSF track and field championships.

The Primary School Boy’s award went to Khari Sharrieff from Elliot Primary School. The prefect and house captain has maintained an A average. Sharrieff has attained a green belt in Jiketsu and has participated in an official World Karate Federation tournament. At the 2018 BSSF track and field championships Sharrieff claimed first place in the high jump, 800m and the Randy Benjamin Mile. He scored the equalizing goal in the all-star football game led his team to second place in the nine a side and six a side tournaments. He is also a member of the ABC under 11 team and Flatts Victoria’s under 11 team

Nisaiah Berkeley captured the Middle School Girl’s award. The Bermuda High School student excels in netball and equestrian sports. Berkeley led BHS to the 2017 netball league and tournament titles. She led her all-star team and was named all-star MVP. She led the BNA league in scoring while captaining her Phoenix team. She also participated in football, basketball, softball, and volleyball. She is also an accomplished show jumper

Sam Williamson from Warwick Academy won the Middle School Boys Division. Williamson currently holds an impressive 18 national age group and three CARIFTA records in swimming. He was also a member of the Warwick Archers who won the BFA under 13 division. He was named MVP for the school football team and was named an All Star. Williamson maintains honours while being the top merit winner at Warwick Academy and claiming no demerits through his middle school years.

CARIFTA sensation Sakari Famous won the Senior School Girls Division. The Berkeley Institute student was a unanimous selection this year. Famous claimed her fourth bronze and sixth overall CARIFTA medal at this year’s edition of the games. She added javelin and long jump to her arsenal in winning champion girl at the 2018 BSSF track and field championships. Famous is also an accomplished basketball player and led Berkeley to the senior girl’s title this year while earning the MVP award. Famous was named the 2017 Junior Female Athlete of the year. She has passed six IGCSE exams and earned full scholarship to the track and field powerhouse University of Georgia.

The Senior Boy’s award went to a Berkeley Institute student for a second year running. CARIFTA athlete Robert Edwards was the recipient of this year’s award. Edwards experienced his first CARIFTA games earlier this year placing 11th in the 5000 meters. Edwards was also part of the under 17 football team which traveled to Trinidad and Tobago last summer for world cup under 17 qualifying. Edwards is also a talented musician who leads the trumpet section in the Berkeley Orchestra and is a member of the Royal Bermuda Regiment Band. Edwards is also a leader in academics. He has spent his tenure at Berkeley on the honor roll and has successfully passed five IGCSEs.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
BFCA Host Prep School Presentation

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The Bermuda Football Coaches Association (BFCA) will be hosting a Boarding School Informational Meeting, open to all interested parents and players, on Friday June 15th, 2018 @ the National Sports Center Pavilion. The presentation will begin at 5:30pm, and feature the Head Coach from Berkshire School, Charlie Bour.

In 2017, Coach Bour led Berkshire School to a 19-1-1 record, the team's only defeat coming in a 1-0 double-overtime loss in the NEPSAC Class A championship.

Prior to taking over at Berkshire, Coach Bour spent several seasons as the Head Coach at The Loomis Chafee School where he earned 2014 Prep Coach of the Year after his team went 17-1 and earned the #1 ranking in the nation at the end of the regular season. He also coached at his alma mater, St. Lawrence University. In his second year at St. Lawrence, the Saints championed both the Liberty League regular-season title and the Liberty League Tournament, earning an automatic NCAA tournament bid.

Charlie is on island to identify and meet with prospective student-athletes and their parents who are interested to attend the reputable school and be a part of its distinguished soccer program. There are several notable alumni members of Berkshire from the local football fraternity. Namely in recent years, players like Zeiko Lewis, Justin Donawa and 2018 graduate Ahria Simons have graced the halls and soccer fields of the New England area school.

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. The campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

Berkshire’s soccer program annually competes at the championship level, winning the Class A title in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016 while earning the No. 1 ranking among the nation's prep schools.

The presentation will include information on Berkshire School, plus specific soccer program information -values, philosophies, recruiting, and college process. Questions on general boarding school themes will also be welcomed.
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