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Police Athletic League Applications Available for Summer Sports Program

The programs will continue to serve youths ages 6 to 17, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. The five-week program will begin on July 8 and end on Aug. 9.

Girls at Two Elementary Schools Learn Sport of Netball

Alexander Henderson and Juanita Gardine Elementary schools on St. Croix completed the first after-school Netball in Education program with two practice matches in the seven-week training program and one decisive match.
Haiti celebrates after scoring a goal against Costa Rica during group play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament. Photo by Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports)

Caribbean Nations Making the Most of Gold Cup Expansion

CONCACAF expanded the field in the bi-annual Gold Cup competition to allow more Caribbean nations to compete, and the islanders are making the most of the opportunity. Three island nations are preparing for quarterfinal appearances this weekend.

USVI Soccer Association Announces Slate of Games in July

The new Bethlehem Soccer Complex in St. Croix will host the first round of Olympic Qualifier games for men’s soccer, the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association announced Tuesday.

V.I.Pace Runners Bulletin on Results of ‘The Magic of the Mile’ Olympic Day Run

Approximately 100 runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters representing Virgin Islands Olympic Committee membership showed up for the annual Olympic Month event.
Taylor Canfield of St. Thomas is 'flight controller' onboard the USA SailGP Team F50. (Photo by Matt Knighton for SailGP)

STT Sailor in New York for Second SailGP Race

Top-ranked racing sailor Taylor Canfield, who hails from St. Thomas and helped pioneer the sailing program at Antilles School, is in New York City preparing for his second race in the SailGP series with the U.S. team.
Nicolas Claxton, right, battles for a rebound during his V.I. Senior National Team Debut on June 28, 2018, versus the Bahamas. (Photo by FIBA Basketball)

V.I. Basketball Team Member Claxton Expected to go in Draft’s First Round

After two years of top level college basketball competition, Nicolas Claxton of the U.S. Virgin Islands national team may hear his name called Thursday during the first round of the NBA draft, according to various sports news sites.

USVI to Participate in Davis Cup Tennis for First Time Since 2012

For the first time in seven years, the U.S. Virgin Islands is sending a team to participate in what is considered to be the highest regarded team tennis event in the world.

USA’s Diemar Wins 27th International Optimist Regatta

Spot on starts, successfully managing wind shifts and a solid final day game plan proved the winning combination that led 12-year-old Griggs Diemar, from Miami, Fla., to place first overall at the 27th International Optimist Regatta.

V.I. Olympic Sprinter Laverne Jones Advises Students on Sports and Life

Jones, a native of Frederiksted, St. Croix, visited the schools while in the territory attending the V.I. Track and Field Championships on St. Thomas in preparation for her fifth Olympic appearance in Tokyo in 2020.





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