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TCISS Inter-High School Boys Basketball 2023/24 Season Opens November 3rd

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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, October 26, 2023 – Just one week after the Inter-High School Boys Football Championships, the TCISS Inter-High School Boys Basketball 2023/24 Season opens on November 3rd. Thirteen schools will be vying for the Championship title, which is currently held by the Clement Howell High School (CHHS) Eagles. CHHS defeated the A. Louise Garland Thomas High School Hawks 92-56 for the gold last season.

Each week until the Championships, there will be games on Fridays and Saturdays. Like last year, there will be away games on each island affording all teams a chance at a ‘home-court’ advantage throughout the season.

Teams introduced this season who did not compete last year are the Precious Treasures International School, TCIPS Comprehensive High School and Holy Family Academy.

2022/23 Season Top Four Ranking

  1. Clement Howell High School
  2. A. Louise Garland Thomas High School
  3. HJ Robinson High School
  4. Alpha Christian Academy
Basketball School Pools (grouped by a draw)
Group A
TCIPS Comprehensive High School – TCIPS
Holy Family Academy – HFA
HJ Robinson High School – HJRHS (Mascot: Stallions)
Raymond Gardiner High School – RGHS (Mascot: Bulldogs)
British West Indies Collegiate – BWIC (Mascot: Spartans)
A. Louise Garland Thomas High School – ALGTHS (Mascot: Hawks)
Group B
Clement Howell High School – CHHS (Mascot: Eagles)
Precious Treasures International School – PTIS
Marjorie Basden High School – MBHS (Mascot: Knights)
Maranatha Academy – MA (Mascot: Blizzards)
Wesley Methodist School – WM
Elite High School – EHS
Alpha Christian Academy – ACA

Following shortly after Basketball, the TCISS Inter-High School Girls Softball 2023/24 Season will open on November 17th. These two sports seasons will be running concurrently, allowing fans the luxury to spectate both games at the Gustarvus Lightbnourne Sports Complex and the Downtown Ballpark with one ticket.

How you can watch the games?

Alumni, fans and students can purchase tickets at:

  • Providenciales (Full Season): Gustarvus Lightbourne Sports Complex, $5 for adults and $3 for children
  • North Caicos (Nov 11-12): Raymond Gardiner High School, $5 for adults and $3 for children
  • South Caicos (Nov 17-18): Sports Commission Basketball Court, $5 for adults and $3 for children
  • Grand Turk (Dec 1-2): NJS Francis Basketball Court, $5 for adults and $3 for children
  • *All dates are subject to changes

On November 17th when softball season begins, bundle tickets will be released, $8 for adults and $5 for children allowing entry to both softball and basketball with one ticket. The third place and Championship game will be live-streamed on the TCI Sports Commission Facebook page and YouTube channel.

For the full schedules, standings and results from TCISS, visit https://www.gov.tc/sports/our-events/tci-school-sports.

TCISS 2023/24 Sport Schedule

  1. TCISS Inter-High School Football Boys, TCISS Inter-High School Football Girls – September 30, 2023 – October 28, 2023 (National Stadium, Providenciales)
  2. TCISS Inter-High School Boys Basketball – November 3, 2023 – February 4, 2024 (All-Island)
  3. TCISS Inter-High School Girls Softball – November 17, 2023 – January 27, 2023 (Regular Season Games – Providenciales. Semi-finals & Championships – Parade Grounds, Grand Turk)
  4. Inter-High Boys and Girls Cross Country/Road Race – November 2023 (National Stadium, Providenciales)
  5. Inter-High Track and Field Development Meets – February 10 & 16 2024 (National Stadium, Providenciales)
  6. TCISS Inter-High School Track and Field Championships – February 29 – March 2, 2024 (National Stadium, Providenciales)
  7. TCISS Inter-Primary School Track and Field Championships – March 19-21, 2024 (National Stadium, Providenciales)
The full TCISS event schedule and further updates will be found on the TCI Sports Commission’s website www.gov.tc/sports/.

For the latest news on the TCISS, fans can follow on Instagram (@tcisportscommission) and Facebook (Turks and Caicos Islands Sports Commission). To share your experience with TCISS on social, use the hashtags #TCISS and #morethanjustsports.

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Firearm and Drug Charges

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Media Release

 

July 15th, 2024.

 

SHAIWANZO MISSICK of South Back Salina, Grand Turk, has been charged with six counts of firearm-related offences.

Missick, 30, was charged on July 13 after police officers consulted with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The offences against Missick are:

  • One Count – Discharging Firearm
  • One Count- Discharging Ammunition
  • One Count-Possession of Firearm with intent to commit a serious offence
  • Two Counts-Possession of Ammunition
  • One Count –Possession of Firearm
  • One Count-Possession of Controlled Drugs
  • One Count- Possession of Controlled Drugs with intent to supply.

The charges against Missick came following a report made on Saturday, 29 June 2024,  following a shooting incident in Breezy Brae.

Officers obtained a warrant and searched the accused’s residence based on the information received.

The RT&CIPF is asking the public to notify the closest police station, contact 911, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, and anonymously give any information on illegal activity.

Additionally, persons are encouraged to download the Crime Stoppers P3 app from the Google Play Store or Apple Apps and share information anonymously.

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Five Cays Shooting Update

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#TurksandCaicos, July 19, 2024 – Shortly after noon on July 12th, the Control Room of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force received reports of a shooting in Five Cays, Providenciales. A team of offices was dispatched to Granny Hill.

Upon arrival, several interviews were conducted, and evidential items were retrieved.  Thankfully, no one was injured.

Given the investigation’s sensitivity and lines of inquiry, the RT&CIPF cannot comment further.

We are aware of audio videos and photographs purporting to be the location of where the incident allegedly occurred and ask that persons circulating such be mindful of exposing victims.

The RT&CIPF is again reaching out to the public, emphasising their crucial role in this investigation.

We urge you to notify the closest police station, contact 911, the Serious Crime Unit at 231- 1842, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, and anonymously provide any information on this shooting or any illegal activity.

Your cooperation is vital in ensuring justice is served. Additionally, persons are encouraged to download the Crime Stoppers P3 app from the Google Play Store or Apple Apps and share information anonymously.

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Discharge of Firearm

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Turks and Caicos – Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Friday 05th July 2024, the Police Control Room received a report of gunshots being heard at the TCI Disposal and Solid Waste, located along Millennium Highway, Blue Hills.

Officers and medical personnel responded, and based on preliminary investigations, a truck transporting a male occupant entered the dump and started offloading items.

An employee at the dump site confronted the occupant. However, he was shot at.

The employee managed to escape. Thankfully, he was not injured. This remains an active investigation.

The RTCIPF asks the public to notify the closest police station, contact 911, the Serious Crime Unit at 231-1842, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, and anonymously give any information on illegal activity. Additionally, persons are encouraged to download the CrimeStoppers P3 app and share information anonymously.

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