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PHILIPSBURG - It was a realization of part of his dreams in 2003 when Arnold Henry received a full basketball scholarship to the United States where he played for five different schools, namely Massanutten Military Academy, the University of Vermont, Carl Albert State College, University of North Florida, and Edward Waters College.

PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday they were three schedule games in the St. Maarten Little League Association for the past weekend.

ENGLAND - When Chris Gayle, Ottis Gibson and Darren Sammy get to serious talking again, it will be one of the most important conversations in West Indies cricket for some time.

Now that he has freed himself of his commitments to Somerset for later this summer, it is inconceivable that, barring injury, Gayle will not be part of the West Indies squad for the limited-overs segment of the current England tour. To not pick one of the world's most in-demand batsmen would be a political faux pas too serious for the selectors and the West Indies Cricket Board to contemplate.

ENGLAND - The news coming from Chelmsford of concerns surrounding Ravi Bopara's fitness added extra interest to events on the second day in Northampton, where James Taylor, the England Lions captain, went about reaffirming his international credentials with a superb century while Jonny Bairstow produce another eye-catching innings. The West Indians were left facing a tough challenge to avoid defeat ahead of the Test series as they closed in trouble on 28 for 3, still 166 behind.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Hon. Franklin Meyers says the island's premiere show the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, will be on ESPN Caribbean this Saturday.

PHILIPSBURG - The Board of Cricket St. Maarten will hold a General Meeting on Thursday 17th May beginning at 10:00am at NAGICO’s conference room.

 

ENGLAND - Darren Sammy, the West Indies captain, has said he has 14 fit men available for selection for the four-day tour match against the England Lions, starting on Thursday.

Marlon Samuels flew in from India, where he was playing in the IPL, on Tuesday and Assad Fudadin, who was delayed due to visa issues, joined the squad on Wednesday morning.

According to a West Indies spokesperson, Narsingh Deonarine, the only missing member from the 15-man Test squad, was due to arrive on Thursday, but would not be available for selection in the Lions match.

PHILIPSBURG - Lots going on this weekend! From our annual Family Fun Run on Friday afternoon in Mullet Bay to the Kids Triathlon at Le Galion on Sunday, and a Sunset Kayak Paddle in between on Saturday, there is lots to keep you fit and healthy.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescot Williams attended on Saturday the International Field & Track Meet at the Alberic Richards Stadium in Sandy Ground, that brought together over 170 athletes and participants.

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