Archive for the ‘ Sports ’ Category


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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Serve, Set, Spike
Teaching Life Lessons Through Sport

June 1st, 2010 by Benjamin Roberts

	Serve, Set, Spike <h5>Teaching Life Lessons Through Sport</h5>

“It might be the dream of an athlete, but it’s not the dream of this nation.” reflects Woods, who has grown tired of the constant out-of-pocket expenses he incurs while doing what he feels is a service to his country.

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Harnessing Human Energy
Keeping Youth in the Ring

May 1st, 2010 by John Morris Illustrated by Barbara Morris

Harnessing Human Energy <h5>Keeping Youth in the Ring</h5>

Mixed martial arts fighting is now an internationally recognized sport and is seen in a positive light, a far cry from its beginnings as a “barbaric blood sport” to determine which fighting style was the best. Its popularity today in the world is second

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Roatan Baseball Season Begins
A Mix of Old and New

April 1st, 2010 by Benjamin Roberts

Roatan Baseball Season Begins <h5>A Mix of Old and New</h5>

This year every team is gunning for last year’s champs, who have proved themselves to be a “tough as nails” style team. Sandy Bay’s two respective teams, the Giants and Pirates have the majority of their players returning from last year. Coupled with

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Piece By Piece
A Game Passed Down Through Generations

March 1st, 2010 by Benjamin Roberts

Piece By Piece <h5>A Game Passed Down Through Generations</h5>

In fact, dominoes does require one more piece of hardware, and this table is not like your typical surface used for eating and polite conversation, quite the contrary. This structure must be reinforced and fortified for the near certain beating it will

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