PHILL SMITH PAST AWAY ON DECEMBER 28th 2008 AFTER A LONG BATTLE WITH HIS KIDNEYS. THE BAHAMAS WILL MISS YOU; WE WANT TO THANK YOUR WIFE & CHILDREN FOR SHARING YOU WITH THE BAHAMAS & THE CARIBBEAN . I KNOW YOU ARE RESTING IN THE ARMS OF YOUR LORD & SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST
Phill “SMOKER ‘ Smith
Phill Maynard Smith was born May 7th 1957 Nassau Bahamas he attended St Augustine College from 69-74 he played basketball & softball under Mr. Vince Ferguson, he also ran track under Martin Lundy he graduated from St Augustine College in 1974 from there he went to Langston University in Oklahoma where he played Basketball there at the Collegiate level, he Graduated in 1981 with a B.A Degree in Broadcasting Journalism. Phill is Married to Mrs Blossie Smith from Green Castle Eleuthera she also works at the The Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas Z.N.S as a sales SupervisorThey were married on Sepetember 10th 1983 and they have Three Children; Dupree age 25 he currently lives in Houston Texas, Karissa age 22 she is working at Atlantis Hotel and Avent age 16 a Student and they reside in Bel-Air Estates of Carmichael Road Nassau, Bahamas.
THE WORK PLACE:
Phill work with K.O.C.O T.V in Oklahoma before he came home to start his Career at The Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas Z.N.S in june 1981 as a reporter and has work his way up to the now Sports Director at the Z.N.S
covering IN THE CARIBBEAN & COMMONWEALTH Games:
I covered numerous Carifta Games both here at home and abroad from Barbados to Martinique, Jamaica, Trinidad, all over the Caribbean Also C.A.C Games in Track and Field, Centro Basketball Tournements Commonwealth Games.. I also hosted all of the Bahamas games ever held, on both Radio and Television. also every local sporting leagues and there major events.
COVERING IN THE OLYMPICS:
I covered two Olympic games Sydney, Australia, and Atlanta, Georgia, I did play by play daily T.V reports i also worked with the Caribbean Media Corporation providing reports for the rest of the Caribbean