The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation will hold an Employee Appreciation Day filled with team-building activities on Tuesday, Oct. 26. All DSPR offices in the territory will be closed for regular business on this day.
On Sunday, the Virgin Islands Triathlon Federation (VITF) held a tune-up event in preparation for the Beauty & The Beast Triathlon, which is scheduled for Nov, 28 at Cramer's Park, St Croix.
It was a tough day at the office for the U.S. Virgin Islands Under 17 Women’s National Team, falling to Suriname, 3-1, in the Concacaf Qualifier held at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
St. Thomas’ Lawrence Aubain caught the Largest Wahoo, a 57.5-pounder, from aboard the 32-foot center console Mixed Bag 2, with captain Hugo Prada at the helm.
The Track and Field Federation (VITFF) will start the Virgin Island’s Cross-Country Season on St. Croix in October. VI Paving and the Department of Agriculture are assisting with the creation of a new cross-country course where the races will be held.
The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation has joined with the Major League Baseball youth outreach program, called Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (R.B.I.), that will offer student-athletes interested in playing baseball and softball a year-round program.
The Track and Field Federation (VITFF) will start the Virgin Islands’ Cross-Country Season on St. Croix in October.
Practice sessions are held at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex on St. Croix. The St. Thomas location will be announced shortly.
The USVISA Lady Dashing Eagles are in Group A along with Bermuda and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
A sport that has made it from the mainland to the U.S. Virgin Islands is grabbing the attention of a group of locals and visitors and, despite its name, it doesn’t involve throwing around a vegetable.
On Saturday night in Florida, Virgin Islands boxer Deion Pruitt defeated James Hornes of Mississippi to record his third straight win as a professional fighter, knocking his opponent out about one minute into the first round.
St. Thomas is the place for world-class racing, the chance to trade tacks and tactics with America’s Cup, Volvo Ocean and Olympic crews as well as with weekend warriors who have sailed year-round in anticipation of besting fellow competitors.
VICF held its championship road race this past Sunday, an event which concluded the competitive season. Nineteen cyclists in five different categories competed for the title of champion.
This competition is where the best of the world from the ages of 16 to 19 come together to contest the main track and field events.
The teams will leave the territory on August 20 and scheduled to return on August 30, 2021. The Caribbean Football Union announced that the Dominican Republic will be the venue for the 2021 Boys’ and Girls’ U-14 Challenge Series.
Tournament participants will include teams from Arkansas Baptist College, Hutson-Tillotson University, Warner University, Wilberforce University and UVI.
On Saturday morning, 15 cyclists geared up for a challenging individual time trial race on the airport loop, facing strong wind and rough roads.
After a great experience representing the Virgin Islands at the Olympics and with less than week to recover from the excitement of the Olympics and jet-lag, Nicholas D’Amour was off to Wroclaw, Poland, for the Youth World Championships.