Hashtag: #DonBurgessReports

Looking At Past Bermuda vs Mexico Matches

Looking At Past Bermuda vs Mexico Matches

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda has had success against Mexico at home in football. The Gombey Warriors take on El Tri Friday night at 10 pm at the National Sports Centre. The two nations have met six times previously with Bermuda winning two of the three at home while losing all three away games. One of those wins came when Mexico was 11th in the... Read more of this article

Reggie Lambe On Upcoming Match vs Mexico

Reggie Lambe On Upcoming Match vs Mexico

[Written by Don Burgess] Reggie Lambe says the 2-0 victory against Panama last month has inspired a belief that Bermuda can have at least a share of the spoils against Mexico. The Gombey Warriors face Mexico in a Concacaf Nations League A match on Friday at 10 pm at the National Sports Centre. The Bermuda international told Cambridgeshire Live news... Read more of this article

Vasco Investigating ‘Very Serious Allegations’

Vasco Investigating ‘Very Serious Allegations’

[Written by Don Burgess] Following social media reports of “racially offensive remarks and gestures,” Vasco da Gama club has started an investigation into what they said were “very serious allegations,” with the club noting that “there is no place for racism in local football, at the club or in general.” At least... Read more of this article

Vaping Related Diseases Increase In USA

Vaping Related Diseases Increase In USA

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s Health Ministry has urged residents to consider not using e-cigarettes after vaping-related lung diseases increased 52% in the United States. The Center for Disease Control [CDC] released statistics that there are now 805 reported vaping-related lung cases with 13 deaths. The number of people reporting problems jumped... Read more of this article

Court: Man Accused Of Trespass With Machete

Court: Man Accused Of Trespass With Machete

[Written by Don Burgess] A Sandys man will have to appear in Supreme Court after being accused of allegedly trespassing on a home in St George’s with a machete. Keith Smith, 51, did not have to enter a plea to a charge of entering a Mullet Bay Road home in February 2019, and causing actual bodily harm with an offensive weapon, a machete. The case... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Drug And Ammo Charges

Court: Man Denies Drug And Ammo Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A man pleaded not guilty to drug and ammunition charges in Supreme Court. Winston Paynter denied all charges put to him. The prosecution alleged that Mr Paynter between a date unknown and April 11, 2019, conspired with others to import heroin to Bermuda, and that on April 11, 2019, he possessed heroin with the intent to sell... Read more of this article

Court: 42-Year-Old Admits Taking Milk Truck

Court: 42-Year-Old Admits Taking Milk Truck

[Written by Don Burgess] A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty to taking a milk truck, and the court heard that in the process the vehicle and some of its contents were damaged. Ernest Smith admitted to stealing a Dunkley’s truck from Reid Street on May 27, 2019, causing $3,000 in damage to the vehicle and causing $391.45 in damage to its merchandise. Mr... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Sexual Assault Charges

Court: Man Denies Sexual Assault Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 25-year-old man was charged with two counts of sexual assault. The man, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, denied both charges which allegedly occurred in July of this year. He pleaded not guilty to grabbing a woman, and also denied exposing himself to the same woman on the next day. He was granted $3,000... Read more of this article

ELO Ratings: Biggest Win In BFA History

ELO Ratings: Biggest Win In BFA History

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s 2-0 victory over Panama was the biggest win in BFA history according to the World Football ELO ratings, which is based on various football-specific variables like the margin of victory, importance of a match, and home field advantage. Highlights of Bermuda’s 2-0 victory over PanamaBermuda picked up 55 points... Read more of this article

‘Extremely Heartbreaking’ And ‘Devastating’

‘Extremely Heartbreaking’ And ‘Devastating’

[Written by Don Burgess] Water from Hurricane Dorian is receding, but the full amount of devastation to The Bahamas is yet to be counted. The death toll is now at 30, and officials said that could increase as the search effort continues. Nearly half the people on the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama are without homes. The hurricane brought 30 inches... Read more of this article

Potluck Dinner In Aid Of Unai’ah Ball On Sept 27

Potluck Dinner In Aid Of Unai’ah Ball On Sept 27

[Written by Don Burgess] A potluck dinner will be held to help raise funds for a teenage girl who suffered a brain hemorrhage. In July, Unai’ah Ball, 13, was taken to King Edward Memorial Hospital as she said she was suffering from severe headaches. After passing out in front of the hospital staff, she flew to Boston’s Children’s Hospital... Read more of this article

Sabrina Burgess Earns IFBB Pro Card

Sabrina Burgess Earns IFBB Pro Card

[Written by Don Burgess] Sabrina Burgess can count herself among the world’s best after winning the Masters Over 50 Figure competition at the 2019 North American Championships. She also earned her pro card by placing first at the event held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 29th. Ms Burgess, who trains with Carmichael Bryan at Positive Results,... Read more of this article

Two Scholarships As A Tribute To Vickie Smith

Two Scholarships As A Tribute To Vickie Smith

[Written by Don Burgess] A loving tribute has been paid to a former nurse in the form of two scholarships. Vickie Smith passed away of natural causes on February 24, 2017. As a way to remember her dedication to the profession, her mother, Julia Smith, donated $20,000 to be split evenly between nursing students Donnalyn Smith and Milton Outerbridge.... Read more of this article