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Lady Hawks and Hurricanes Win Big on Opening Day

St. Thomas / St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association opened play on Wednesday afternoon with two varsity games at Antilles School's Mark C Marin Center.

VITFF Bulletin Virgin Islanders in the Indoor Track and Field Season

The V.I. Track and Field Federation updates how Virgin Islands high school and college athletes are doing this month.

St. Thomas/St. John IAA Tips Off its Basketball Regular Season Wednesday

The St. Thomas/St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association will tip off its 2022-2023 basketball regular season on Wednesday with two games at Antilles School’s Mark C. Marin Center.

D’Amour Raises World Ranking to 6th After Outstanding Performance in France

Nimes, France, has long been a rite of passage for aspiring archers in Europe – but this year’s event has attracted an unusually high number of entries from afar, including from Colombia, United States, Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Antilles Hurricanes Win Elementary Baseball Championship

It was a long time coming as championship day for the St. Thomas/St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association elementary baseball league was scheduled and rescheduled multiple times. But on Saturday, the day finally arrived and the fans at the Alvin McBean Ballpark saw the Hurricanes of Antilles School (7-1) defeat the Panthers of Ulla F. Muller Elementary School (7-1) by the score of 12-2.

Openings Still Available for Youth Soccer Spring Season on STJ

The Castaways Soccer Club's program on St. John is beginning this week, and there are still a few spots available for boys and girls in all age brackets.

DPNR Closes St. Croix Archery Field Until March for Program Redevelopment

The Archery Field located in Estate LaGrange on St. Croix has been closed temporarily effective Sunday, Jan. 15, for redevelopment and expansion of the archery program territory-wide. Public practice times will be announced in early March 2023.

Nicholas D’Amour Wins USA Archery Indoor Nationals

Nicholas was not only the winner of his division (senior recurve), but with a score of 1171, he was the overall winner of all divisions, including those shooting recurve, compound and barebow at the Lancaster site. 

Devil Rays Boys, Lady Caribs Claim Victory at MLK Invitational

Four days of basketball excitement wrapped up Monday as a holiday tournament honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. produced two winning teams. It was the first time in two years that the popular sporting event made it to the hardwood at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School gymnasium.

Pro Golfer Alexandra Swayne Joins With Department of Tourism to Promote USVI

Swayne will lend her prodigious talents to the beautiful Caribbean destination with digital and social media promotion, advertising, brand awareness, and brand content creation.

U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association Youth National Team Tryouts Set for Jan. 21-22

Children who play soccer and have a valid U.S. passport and were born in the USVI or with family ties to the USVI should register for this great opportunity.

Daryan Maynard Takes 1st Place at 19th Annual Dolphins Sea Swim

At this year’s Sea Swim, there were 71 participants. This race is a 1-mile swim that starts at the Frederiksted Pier and finishes at Rainbow Beach. 

Nicholas D’Amour Wins Indoor World Ranking Event

After shooting a near-perfect second half, Nicholas D’Amour was the overall winner of a USA Archery Indoor-sanctioned event, part of the Hershey Winter Series held in Annville, Penn., on Jan. 8.

VITFF Releases Update on Virgin Islands Track and Field Athletes

The V.I. Track and Field Federation shares information on Virgin Islands athletes who are competing on high school and college levels.

Virgin Islanders Doing Well at FINA World Swimming Championships in Australia

St. Croix Dolphins Adriel Sanes, Natalia Kuipers, and Max Wilson beat their own best times at FINA Championships.

VITF Releases Results of Reindeer Run Half Marathon and 5K Held Dec. 11

Nearly 40 runners were feeling festive on Sunday morning and got their jingle on at the Reindeer Run Half Marathon and 5K at Cane Bay. The holiday event was hosted by the Virgin Islands Triathlon Federation. After a short course talk, half-marathon runners were sent off to the east to...

Senate Bill Honors and Commends Michelle Smith as V.I. Sports Ambassador

A Resolution will be passed by the V.I. Senate honoring Michelle Mycah Leonie Smith for her outstanding performance in track and field, and her contributions to the Virgin Islands community as a sports ambassador.

St. Croix Dolphins Swim Team Compete at PR Short Course Championships, Earn 25 Medals

The team competed in the 2022 Puerto Rico Short Course Championships, that took place from Dec. 9-11, at the San Juan Natatorium. in Puerto Rico. The Dolphin swimmers ranged from 8 to 16 years old.

V.I. Archers Earn Individual Places for Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile 2023

Eleven individual places were awarded at the Pan American Championship in Santiago de Chile; Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, U.S. Virgin Islands, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela earned these spots.

Elmo Plaskett West Little League Asks Community to Help Prepare for 2023 Season

The league seeks players for the different divisions. Individuals can request registration forms by emailing the League.
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