Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
British Virgin Islands Internationally
Authors:
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover British V.Islands basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
D1 Standings
 1. Legs 4-0 
 2. Mystics 3-0 
 3. Mega Guns 3-1 
 4. Go Hard 3-2 
 5. East Rockers 2-3 
 6. Latinos 1-4 
 7. Starz 0-6 

Articles

Digicel sponsoring 2016 Championship Rings for Hon Fraser STS League - Aug 10, 2016


POSTED BY:
DAVID EDOLE
E-mail David:
David's Articles 
| Follow David on  Facebook

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Teams in the 2016 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League can rest assured that once they win the tournament they would be flashing the coveted Championship Rings as one of their rewards.
The exciting and competitive league tips off on Saturday August 20, 2016 at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom, on the main island of Tortola.

The League, in a press released today, August 9, 2016, announced that telecommunications giant Digicel (BVI) will sponsor the Rings for the 2016 Championship Team as part of its three year commitment which started in 2014.

Digicel (BVI) New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert C. Mayo-Smith said Digicel was again 'delighted to be associated with the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League for yet another year and looks forward to a successful season.'

He noted that Digicel remains committed to giving back to the community as 'our record has overwhelmingly demonstrated this since coming to the Virgin Islands' market some 7 plus years ago.'

Digicel a good corporate citizen

The press release also stated that both Directors and Founders of the League, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Leader of the Opposition as well as Bishop John I. Cline, who is also the founder of the Save the Seed Energy Centre, praised Digicel for their three year commitment to the League and the many other support they have provided over the years in helping to make the League a success.

Both Directors of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League thanked Digicel for their commitment in helping to see the vision of the League grow and succeed.

In a comment to this news site, Hon Fraser said he was pleased to be associated with the League's Platinum Sponsor Digicel 'who has again seen the tremendous benefit this League is to the youths of our community as they develop through the sport of basketball, for their decision to yet again commit their resources for a third straight year to provide the championship team with rings for the 2016 League.'

Hon Fraser added that Digicel has been instrumental in making the League the premier League it has become in just three years, and that the League appreciates and applauds them for their good corporate citizenry.

The League is now in its fourth year and this year is expected to be even more thrilling and competitive.

Opening Day schedule

The evening of August 20, 2016 will get going with an opening ceremony at 6:00 P.M. at the Save the Seed Energy Centre where trophies will be awarded to both junior and senior teams for outstanding play in various categories and the Championship Rings will be awarded to the 2015 Champions West Gunners.

There are some 19 teams this year with 13 senior and 6 junior teams. The League will release the Division (Eastern/ Western) and game schedule in the coming days.

There will be two games on tip off night after the opening ceremony, one junior and one senior. The 2015 Championship Team West Gunners will do battle with runners up Splash Brothers in the senior Division and the Junior 2015 Championship Team Swaggas will see if they can pick up a first win over the Junior Avengers, the 2015 Junior Division runners up, in their first game of the season.

The 2016 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League is sponsored by, James Todman Construction, Digicel (BVI), Nagico Insurance, National Bank of the VI, Sol (BVI), Tropical Rental, Botanic Service Station, Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Ltd., First Caribbean International Bank, Decastro Marking, T-Shirt Genius, International Motors, and Walkers.   




Kleon Penn
Correcaminos tab Kleon Penn - 1 month ago
Correcaminos UAT Victoria (LNBP) inked 31-year old British V.Islands international center Kleon Penn (213-127kg-86, college: McNeese State, agency: Paris Global Sports) from Fuerza Regia. In 6 LNBP games in Mexico he averaged 6.5ppg and 4.3rpg this season. The last summer Penn played at Brujos in Puerto Rican BSN where in 36 games he had 6.5ppg, 5.6rpg and 2.1bpg. A very good season in his career as he was selected to Puerto Rican BSN All-Star Game. Among other achievements he won Dominic...   [read more]
IVB players in college - 26 days ago
Another great collegiate basketball season is around the corner and athletes from the British Virgin Islanders are set to take court. In every levels, the small nation will feature talent that serves as beacons for the next generation of athlete. Eral Penn and Long Island University has been selected to finish sixth in this year's Northeast Conference standings in the league's annual preseason coaches' poll. The Blackbirds are under the direction of first year head coach Derek Kellogg, a...   [read more]

Deon Edwin
Edwin talks about Hurricane Irma - 3 months ago
On Friday, Deon Edwin(190-G-92, college: Kent St., agency: Interperformances), 24, got a call from his brother in the British Virgin Islands. Edwin, who graduated from Kent State University in June, learned the basics: All of his family who lives there his mom, brother, cousin and uncle are OK. But Hurricane Irma destroyed their houses and the island. The phone call lasted all of two minutes as others clamored to call their loved ones with the limited WiFi the island could provide. That...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
Kleon Penn says his family was affected in Tortola by Irma - 3 months ago  
Hodge sinks 30 points as Splash Brothers overcome Da Third - 3 months ago  
Wins for Da 3rd, Pure Playaz & Warrias in 2017 Hon Fraser League - 4 months ago  
And one win B division - 4 months ago  
Tahj Malone choose Nyack - 4 months ago  
Virgin Gorda's Mystics are 2017 Federation League Champions - 4 months ago  
Hatchett, Victor & King top picks in Hon Fraser B'Ball 2017 Draft - 4 months ago  
Wins for And One & Mystics as Summer League Playoffs underway - 5 months ago  
BVI Is Battle Of The Fittest Basketball Champs - 5 months ago  
Den Bosch lands Norville Carey - 5 months ago  
Registration for Hon Fraser/STS League ends July 7, 2017 - 5 months ago  
ESHS Inter House Basketball Championship goes to Houses 1 & 3 - 6 months ago  
All hell breaks loose at opening of BVI Basketball League - 6 months ago  
Latinos Complete First Game After Disruptive BVI Basketball League Start - 6 months ago  
5th Hon Fraser Save the Seed B/ball League to start August 19, 2017 - 7 months ago  
Bristol Acadamy Flyers keep Smith for another season - 7 months ago  
St. Frances basketball standout Eral Penn commits to Long Island University Brooklyn - 7 months ago  
Leslee J. Smith & Bristol knocked out by Newcastle - 7 months ago  
Oil Nut Bay hosts local basketball team Bayside Blazers - 8 months ago  
Gold Rings & new Jr League ages for 2017 Hon Fraser B/Ball League - 8 months ago  
1 | 2 | 3

Site Map:
Latinbasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.