Wednesday, Nov 26th

LATEST:
You are here: Islands Islands News Ball player collapses and dies during warm-up

Ball player collapses and dies during warm-up

page1a218PHILIPSBURG--The Cay Hill Blazers were warming up at L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium last night. They were set to play the second exhibition match at the opening of newly-formed SXMNBA League.

In the early game, Kings beat the Chargers. As the Blazers prepared to play, their teammate Jean "Jimmy" Touze suddenly collapsed. Some fans in the nearly-full stands thought Touze had tripped and fallen. His teammates tried to help him up, but he went down again. The ambulance was called, and the auditorium was cleared.

The ambulance crew worked on Touze for several minutes, but were unable to revive him.

Officials report that Touze was born in 1986 and lived in St. Peters. He played in the A-class senior division. Touze has been a ballplayer for years, having played in the Junior District programme.

Motorbike rider injured in Sandy Ground accident
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MARIGOT--A motorcyclist was injured Tuesday afternoon in Sandy Ground when he lost control of his... Read more...
Image
St. Maarten shows support for Key to Freedom rehab
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
ST. PETERS--Recovering addict Jacob Alexander and his family joined friends, supporters, staff and... Read more...
Image
Caribbean legislators outraged over decision not to indict in Brown case
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean-born legislators have expressed outrage over a grand jury... Read more...
Image
Honeymooner fined for diverting Cuba-bound Thomas Cook flight
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--An unruly British passenger hauled off a diverted Cuba-bound flight after... Read more...
Image
More US troops deployed to guard against fresh riots
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri- Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a... Read more...
Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
LONDON--Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and... Read more...
Image
Stop Mediterranean becoming vast migrant cemetery, Pope tells Europe
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
STRASBOURG, France--Pope Francis told Europe's leaders on Tuesday to do more to help thousands of... Read more...
Image
Hong Kong clears part of protest zone
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
HONG KONG--Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday in running clashes... Read more...
Image
India central bank under pressure to cut interest rates as growth slips
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW DELHI--India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to... Read more...
Image
Delta's breakaway union struggles to win support
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW YORK--A group of Delta Air Lines pilots seeking to replace the current pilots' union at the... Read more...
Image
Please provide more options for higher education in St. Maarten
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Editor, As a student studying abroad I think it’s really difficult to cope with so much. I... Read more...
Image
Etty Ket
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Queenie, I’ve been job-hunting and several people I asked for a letter of recommendation... Read more...
Image
Water skier presented with Préfecture medal
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MARIGOT--Préfet Philippe Chopin bestowed the Préfecture medal on young water skier Thomas Witczak... Read more...
Image
England fall short in Sri Lanka despite Moheen century  
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
COLOMBO-- A magnificent century by Moeen Ali proved in vain as England suffered a 25-run defeat to... Read more...
Image
Horrible Bosses 2 reunites goofball trio for kidnapping
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
LOS ANGELES--After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit... Read more...
Image
Cumberbatch hails unsung hero in The Imitation Game
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
NEW YORK--Like many people, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch knew very little about Alan Turing,... Read more...
Image
Blue Mall on Saturday
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Xmas Fashion Show ~ Sixteen male and female models will strut their stuff for a grand Christmas... Read more...
Image
Dine - Temptation
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Taking advantage of an Epicurean evening ~ An article in last week's Out and About stated a... Read more...
Editorial - Immediate and direct
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
For the second time in three months a worker fell from a height while doing his job in St. Maarten... Read more...
Editorial - Keeping them honest
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Some may be surprised to learn in today's paper of the "no gift policy" at the Departments of... Read more...
Image
Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Image
Monday Nov. 24, 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Notices November 26
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Saturday, November 29 FREE HIV TEST Organised by St. Maarten AIDS Foundation for World AIDS Day... Read more...
Notices November 25
Monday, 24 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...