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Baseball Season Begins
Six Teams Compete on Roatan

April 1st, 2012 by

Baseball Season Begins <h5> Six Teams Compete on Roatan </h5>

The 2012 Roatan baseball season began with oomph on March 11. With Coca Cola and the Braves merging into the Nine-Tops, there are six teams in the league this year: the Eagles, Marlins, Giants, Pirates, Kool and Nine-Tops.

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Island’s Best Basket Team
A Deserved Win after a Prolonged Tournament

February 2nd, 2012 by

Island's Best Basket Team <h5> A Deserved Win after a Prolonged Tournament </h5>

The basketball finals of Roatan Basketball League took place on January 28. Coxen Hole Earthquakes beat the Coxen Hole Dope Boys in two games at the field in Flowers Bay. The Earthquakes beat Dope Boys 58-55 in January 21 game, then played a fast game

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Kairos Trump Vida
The Sub-17 Teams Play Hard

December 11th, 2011 by

Kairos Trump Vida <h5> The Sub-17 Teams Play Hard </h5>

The Coxen Hole Kairos, last season’s champions, took on the Los Fuertes Vida in the November 13 match up at the Los Fuertes stadium. The starting star of Vida was forward Maddison Orellana, who scored six goals in four matches. Number 9 Orellana scored

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Giants Dominate 2011
The Sandy Bay Team Goes Through the Season Almost Unbeaten

September 10th, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

Giants Dominate 2011 <h5> The Sandy Bay Team Goes Through the Season Almost Unbeaten </h5>

The Giants swept pass the Kool to get into the Roatan baseball finals. The Pirates, who finished third in the regular season, beat the Eagles to face the Giants in Sandy Bay “beach series.” On the first day of the Roatan baseball finals, on August 14,

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Kicking and Punching
Taekwondo Competition on Roatan Draws Crowds

July 1st, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

Kicking and Punching <h5>Taekwondo Competition on Roatan Draws Crowds</h5>

The competitors fought two, and older ones three rounds of combat. “These two minutes are so long when you are in the ring,”
Some younger Taekwondo competitors had tears in their eyes as they received kicks to their torso and head. Others had bloody

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Mini Workout for Max Results
Two Football Fields in French Harbour Serve Island’s Recreation Needs

June 1st, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

Mini Workout for Max Results <h5>Two Football Fields in French Harbour Serve Island's Recreation Needs</h5>

“It’s a perfect location for us to come from Oak Ridge and Punta Gorda,” said Jason Old, executive director of the CAN Futbol Foundation – an organization working with Roatan at-risk youth. Old had brought a group of volunteers and members of the foundation

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A Tough Game Against Sonaguera
Solid Season for Arsenal Brings Plenty to Cheer About

April 1st, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

A Tough Game Against Sonaguera <h5>Solid Season for Arsenal Brings Plenty to Cheer About</h5>

Arsenal has been thru some hard economic times and attendance and ad support has went down considerably. This season Arseanl’s jerseys are adorned with logos of six sponsors: Anacaribe, Insular Water, Roatan Municipality, Galaxy Wave, SolGas, Serrano

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The Climbing Alternative
Climbing Enthusiasts Discover Roatan’s Vertical Side

February 1st, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

The Climbing Alternative<h5>Climbing Enthusiasts Discover Roatan's Vertical Side</h5>

“It was a lot more exciting then I originally thought,” said Vernon Albert, American owner of the site where Moon Cliffs are located who is in the process of building a house at the top of the cliffs. This is the highest point in West Bay and the vista

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Wahooed out
First Wahoo Fishing Tournament Rewards Skillful Fishermen

December 1st, 2010 by Thomas Tomczyk

Wahooed out <h5>First Wahoo Fishing Tournament Rewards Skillful Fishermen</h5>

While fishing for billfish is typically an ego stroking activity, fishing for Wahoo equalizes the captains with big and small boats alike. It is also a way to catch some great tasting fish. “We thought it would be a good idea to organize for small fishermen.

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Giants Claim their Title
Joy and Cheers in Sandy Bay

September 1st, 2010 by Thomas Tomczyk

Giants Claim their Title <h5>Joy and Cheers in Sandy Bay</h5>

Giants dominated the first game, winning easily 16-8. The second game of the day, and the fourth of the series, offered an opportunity to sweep the seven game series. To the loud cheers of their supporters the Giants did just that: 16-7.

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