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Digicel (BVI) presents cheque for Hon Fraser Save the Seed B/Ball League rings

- promises to sponsor championship rings for 2015 league also
Bayside Blazers will soon be sporting their championship rings for winning the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League as Digicel (BVI) Ltd has come through to its promise of sponsoring the ‘blings’. Photo: VINO
2014 Hon Julian Fraser save the Seed National Basketball League Champions, Bayside Blazers. Digicel officials will be on hand to assist in the presenting of the 16 rings to 12 players, 2 coaches, a manager and scorer. Photo: VINO/File
2014 Hon Julian Fraser save the Seed National Basketball League Champions, Bayside Blazers. Digicel officials will be on hand to assist in the presenting of the 16 rings to 12 players, 2 coaches, a manager and scorer. Photo: VINO/File
The 2015 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball season will bounce off on August 15, 2015 with an opening ceremony at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola. Bayside Blazers will be presented with their championship rings at that occasion. Photo: VINO
The 2015 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball season will bounce off on August 15, 2015 with an opening ceremony at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola. Bayside Blazers will be presented with their championship rings at that occasion. Photo: VINO
The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League is already one of the most looked forwarded to events on the basketball calendar in the Virgin Islands. Photo: VINO/File
The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League is already one of the most looked forwarded to events on the basketball calendar in the Virgin Islands. Photo: VINO/File
Action from the 2014 Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
Action from the 2014 Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
Asim Z. C. Beazer of Bayside Blazers puts one up from close range in the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
Asim Z. C. Beazer of Bayside Blazers puts one up from close range in the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
Deon J. Edwin of Bayside Blazers cuts between two players in the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
Deon J. Edwin of Bayside Blazers cuts between two players in the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Bayside Blazers will soon be sporting their championship rings for winning the 2014 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League as Digicel (BVI) Ltd has come through to its promise of sponsoring the ‘blings’.

Digicel handed over a cheque last week to officials of the League for the purchase of the 2014 Championship team rings.

The cheque was received on May 18, 2015 by Assistant Commissioner of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League Byron J. Hodge, who is also coordinating the purchase of the rings.

Digicel to sponsor 2015 C/ship rings also 

Meanwhile, Dicgicel (BVI) CEO Conor Looney said he was happy that Digicel (BVI) was able to support this basketball league and pledged his commitment to providing rings to the 2015 Champions. Mr Looney confirmed that Digicel remains committed to “giving back to the Virgin Islands community, whether in the areas of sports, education, youth development or health for our record in the Virgin Islands’ market can attest to this”.

Mr Looney also congratulated the 2014 Championship team Bayside Blazers and said he himself and the staff of Digicel are “looking forward to the 2015 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball season” which is scheduled to kick off in August.

The rings will be handed over to the team at the opening ceremony for the League on August 15, 2015 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom.

Digicel officials will be on hand to assist in the presenting of the 16 rings to 12 players, 2 coaches, a manager and scorer.

Bayside Blazers excited

Bayside Blazers’ Head Coach Rhennie O. Phipps said his team remains, “excited about receiving the rings” and that “it is a reward for hard work, dedication and passion”. Mr Phipps said the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League was a lesson in, “once you are prepared you can achieve your goals, whether in sports, on the job, or life in general”.

The Championship Coach said he is also looking forward to the 2015 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed season as Bayside Blazers will be working hard again to “earn another Championship title”.

Registration continues

The public is reminded that registration continues until July 1, 2015. Teams needing rosters for both junior and senior divisions can contact the League’s Commissioner Rajah A. Smith at 340-1546 or Assistant Commissioner Mr Hodge at 542-8300. All teams are open to both male and female players.

The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League was founded in 2013 by Hon Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative and Bishop John I. Cline, founder of the Save the Seed Energy Centre, and Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church, in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

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