National Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Honoured
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture celebrated the Class of 2014 National Sports Hall of Fame Honourees with a week of activity that included, on Wednesday, December 10, a courtesy call at the House of Assembly; participation in a C.R. Walker Secondary School “Memories of Treasured Knights” Special Assembly, where the honourees were introduced; and a luncheon at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.
At the luncheon, there was a special guest appearance by Karl McCartney, Bahamian football linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders – recent winners of the coveted ‘Grey Cup,’ the equivalent of the US Super Bowl, in the Canadian Football League Championships.
Luncheon guests were entertained by the Prison Pop Band.
The ‘Class of 2014 National Sports Hall of Fame’ comprises these sporting greats: Kevin Johnson, Track & Field; Percival Andrew Knowles, Sailing, Swimming; Edith Powell, Tennis & Sports Administration; Marina McClain, Bowling; Donnie Martinborough, Sailing; Ray Minus Sr., Boxing & Sports
Administration; Harcourt Rolle, Soccer & Sports Administration; Frederick Robert Sturrup, Sports Journalism & Sports Administration; Daniel Sumner,
Bodybuilding, Powerlifting & Sports Administration; Franklyn Theodore Roosevelt Sweeting, Baseball; Frederick ‘Chicken’ Taylor, Baseball; Calvin Cooper, Golf & Sports Administration; Norris Stubbs, Track & Field; Allan Jackson, Baseball & Sports Administration; Wilfred Coakley, Boxing & Sports Administration; and Bertram Musgrove, Cycling.