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Babonneau Youth Excel In Sports
The Babonneau Constituency Council in collaboration with the Babonneau Youth And Sports Council,  extends congratulations to the following young men from the Babonneau community, as we salute them on their recent sporting achievements:

1. Mr. Denzel St. Marthe, for winning a bronze medal, and setting a new personal best in the Javelin Event, with a  throw of 64.38m, at the recent Carifta Games held in St. Kitts, on the Easter Weekend.

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Major Attention Coming for Sporting Infrastructure Islandwide

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports has indicated its intention to refurbish the island’s multi-purpose courts—after having recently concluded the upgrading of community playing fields and general sporting infrastructure in targeted communities, island wide.

Just prior to the 2015 Jean Pierre Caribbean Netball Association’s under-16 Netball Tournament, the playing court at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Complex was resurfaced in time for the opening of the championships.

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West Indies Fight Back, then Collapse, then Fight Back Again on Day 2 of the first Test Against England

West Indies fought back to limit England's advantage on the second day of the first Test in Antigua.

The tourists lost their last five wickets for 42 runs as they were bowled out for 399, with Ben Stokes falling for 79 and Kemar Roach taking 4-94. Although West Indies slipped to 99-4 in reply, they recovered to reach 155 without further loss by the close. Anderson claimed his 381st Test wicket to move to within two of Ian Botham's record for England.

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Results in the Choiseul Credit Union 50 Overs Tournament Played Over the Weekend
On Saturday at Piaye Cafriere struggled to defeat Piaye in a low scoring encounter.  Winning the toss and inviting Piaye to take first knock, Piaye was bowled out for 115 off 25 Overs.  Nigel Fredrick 28 and Brad Louis 23 were the top scorers for Piaye.  Bowling for Cafriere, Lucas Mitchel took 4 for 42 off 7 overs and Jim Felix 2 for 14 off 5 Overs.  
 
In response the over confident Cafriere batting line-up panicked at 34 for 5 from some accurate Piaye bowling but a dogged innings by Kurstan Jules 54 not out; Vience Smith 20 and Jim Felix 14 rescued them and reached the target losing 7 wickets.  For Piaye, Brad Louis took 4 for 40 off 6 overs and Kapil Joseph 2 for 10 off 3 overs.  Cafriere won by 3 wickets.

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Sharks eat up the competition at the Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre Invitational Swim Meet
The 16th annual Rodney Heights Aquatic Centre Invitational Swim Meet was concluded over the weekend.
Hundred of swimmers from Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados, Dominica and Antigua competed from Thursday to Sunday.

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Saint Lucia Records First Loss in the Jean Pierre Youth Netball Tournament

Saint Lucia and SVG engaged in a titanic battle last evening as action continued in the Caribbean Netball Association's Jean Pierre Under-16 tournament.

Saint Lucia had won their first two games, but it was never going to be easy against their closest neighbours.

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 Mon Repos Football Senior Club Football Competition Continues
The Mon Repos Football Senior Club Football competition continued on Saturday 11th April  with Grass Street Sports Club beating Lumbard Youth and Sports Club by 6-2. They were lead by a beaver trick from Cory Serieux(25th, 35th, 40th, 80th) and  goals from Gelan Raymond(37) and Slyvious Stephen(70th) . The consolation goals for Lumbard came from Yanniel Monrose (56th) and Jelani Ishmeal( 83rd).
The next game on Sunday the 12th April is Bordelias Correctional versus Challengers Sports Club.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Win the inaurgual Windward Islands Football Tournament as Saint Lucia Finishes Last
Home team St. Vincent and the Grenadines are the first ever Windward Islands Football Association women’s champions!

Playing at Victoria Park in Kingstown on Saturday night, the Vincentians got their second win of the tournament, beating Grenada 1-0. It was the same margin by which they had defeated Dominica on Tuesday night.

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Saint Lucia Wins Two in a Row to Start the Jean Pierre Under 16 Netball Tournament on the Right Footing

Saint Lucia has opened the 2015 Jean Pierre Caribbean Youth Netball Under-16 Tournament a lot better than they did in 2014.

The 2011 champions, Saint Lucia were last in last year’s competition. This year, as hosts, they will have to hold off the challenge of 2014 runners-up Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Bermuda.

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The Scene is Set for the First Test between West Indies and England today in Antigua
West Indies appear set to launch a passionate challenge against England when the two sides meet in the first of a three test series today in Antigua.

The West Indies have vowed to play “exciting and attacking cricket” in an all-important high stakes series which begins at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

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Lotteries T20 Competition Commences this Weekend
The South Castries Cricket Association bowls off their 2015 season with the Lotteries T20 Competition this Saturday at the Mindoo Phillip Park from 12:30pm. Eight teams in two groups will compete for the National Lotteries Authority T20 trophy. The teams include guest teams New Park Lions of Central Castries and Serie A Hawks of Dennery.

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Devendra Bishoo is Pressing for a Test Place with a Six-Wicket Haul in the West Indies Warmup Match
Devendra Bishoo announced himself ready to play in next week’s opening Test match against England with a six-wicket haul on the opening day of the West Indies two-day warm-up match here Wednesday.

The leg-spinner took six for 56 of 32 overs in an impressive spell at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground, to extend his outstanding run of form from the WICB Professional Cricket League when he took 61 wickets in 10 matches.

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Saint Lucia plays to Another 2-2 draw in Windward Islands Women's Football

Saint Lucia's women played to an other 2-2 draw in the Windward Islands Women's Football Tournament over in St Vincent and the Grenadines last night. 

Coming up against the host nation, Saint Lucia fell behind in the first half, only to restore parity through Sasha Prospere of Soufriere. In the second half, Joan Alphonse (Dennery) put Saint Lucia ahead 2-1, only for them to concede once again and end the contest in a stalemate Winger Shamalybn Albert of Mabouya Valley was sent off after being deemed to have committed a second bookable offense.

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2015 National Basketball League Begins
The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation (SLBF) and title sponsor KFC is set to commence the Annual 2015 National Basketball League this coming Sunday April 12th with the Opening Ceremony at the Beausejour Indoor Facility at 5pm, followed by a double header starting at 6pm.   

This year’s tournament will continue with the Division One and Premier League formats as with previous years.  A total of eight teams are participating in the Division One League namely: BBC, Police, Combined Schools, Courts Jets Co-Ed, Maranatha Eagles, Sandals High Risers, Lions and Fire Service.  In the Premier League the participating teams are defending champions Courts Jets, newly promoted Micoud Hustlerz, Canaries Moon River, VBCC Warlords, Soufriere Sulphur Stars and Morne Gladiators.

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Jeannelle Scheper is Recognised for her Latest Record Accomlishment

Less than a week after becoming Saint Lucia’s first qualifier for the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, Jeannelle Scheper has been honoured again.

The University of South Carolina Gamecock senior was named Southeastern Conference (SEC) Women’s Field Athlete of the Week for the second time in the past three weeks.

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SLFA Registration Tournament Resumes
After a break for the Easter weekend action in the Castries Football Council SLFA Registration Tournament resumed on Wednesday April 8th at the SAB playing facility. Wednesday’s encounter featured former CFC

Super League champions Police versus a Sunrisers FC team which was coming off a narrow defeat in their previous encounter.

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Levern Spencer Set to Return to Des Moines, Iowa

Levern Spencer is set to return to Des Moines, Iowa, this month. The Saint Lucian star is listed in a high-class women’s high jump field for the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee.

The additions to the Drake Relays include 20 elite athletes currently ranked in the top 10 in the world in their respective events and eight that are Olympic medalists.

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West Indies Prepares for Upcoming Three-Test Series
Kraigg Brathwaite, the West Indies opener, says he is quietly confident of doing well against England as the home team started their preparations for the upcoming Three-Test Series.

The 22-year-old was speaking as the Windies started their preparations at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Monday.

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 Choiseul Credit Union 50 Overs Tournament Results
At Piaye the long awaited match between Balca and Ebony played on Sunday ended more or less pre-maturely in terms of the outcome.  After being asked to bat first by Ebony,  Balca lost early wickets but remained steady to reach 240 all out off 37. 4 overs with good knocks from Ted Peterson 53 and Audy Alexander 51; bowling for Ebony Kendy Bologne took 5 for 62 off 10 overs.
 
In response Ebony struggled from some quality bowling and was bowled out for 144 off 25.3 overs. Valange St. Ange 37, Junior Henry 27.  For Balca, Craig Emmanuel took 5 for 28 off 7 overs.  Ebony was defeated by 96 runs.

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Saint Lucia Wins 7 Medals at CARIFTA Swimming Championships

Saint Lucia has ended one of its most successful outings at the CARIFTA Swimming Championships, ending the 30th edition in Barbados with seven medals, including three on Tuesday, the final night of competition.

Earlier in the meet, Saint Lucia had copped silver in the 11-12 girls and bronze in the 50m butterfly. They also had bronze medals in the 11-12 boys 400m medley relay and the 400m freestyle relay. Additionally, Terell Monplaisir took bronze in the 50m breaststroke.

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