FRIDAY, NOV. 16: Digicel has announced that it will extend its support of Micah Franklin, a Bermudian squash athlete, into 2013.

Digicel Bermuda began sponsoring Franklin in December 2011, when he was just beginning his professional squash career. With the $8,000 sponsorship from Digicel.

Half marathon

The Hannover Re BNAA 1/2 Marathon and 10k will take place on November 18 at 8am.

 Hannover Re is now the title sponsor for the race.

The course is an officially certified 13.1m loop. There will be prizes for all age categories.

The race starts and finishes at Tucker’s Property, which is opposite of the South Road entrance of the Botanical Gardens.

Entry deadline is November 16.

Bacardi 8k

The Bacardi 8k Road Race & Walk is scheduled for  November 25 at 8:30am

The course is the same as last year and there will be a complimentary breakfast after the race

The race is limited to 500 competitors.

Race director Spencer Conway said: “We are anticipating an excellent turnout for both. Entry for both races will be done entirely online.”


The Bermuda Triathlon Association will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 18.

The meeting will be held at 2pm at 12 Parsons Lane, Devonshire.

Refreshments will be available. The agenda includes electing the officers for the ensuing year.

Mountain Bikes

The Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series begins on Saturday at 4pm at the Arboretum.

This is a seven-race series with the aim of introducing primary school-aged children aged four to 10 to cycling to promote physical fitness and healthy lifestyles.

There is no cost to enter  and every child who participates will get a goodie bag upon registering for the first time.


Old ‘n Kickin and Go get it are on top of the Second Spring Seniors League with 24 games apiece. The two teams tied 2-2 in a head-to-head meeting this week.

The Avtivators beat Mix Ups 14 to 6 and now lead the Mixed Majors Bowling League  by 41.5 games over Mini Max Forwarders.

 In a battle of top teams in the Armadillo Ladies Classic League, Classy Ladies downed Upstarts to extend their lead to 11.5 games.

Navaho swept four games from Apache to move into a tie for first with Choctaw in the Warriors League.

Choctaw lost 3 to 1 to Cherokee.

Gregory Focke rolled a 255 game while Shakeela Carter led the league with a 733 handicap series.