The St. Croix Track Club (STXTC) Mustangs took five golds and one silver with four athletes at the Imperial event of the Association of Youth/Junior Athletics (AAJI) in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. The competition hosted over 694 athletes from age 14 and up.
Beautiful weather on Sunday morning set a positive stage for the Just "DU" It! Duathlon, hosted by the Virgin Islands Triathlon Federation at the Susana Santana Ocasio Park in Gallows Bay.
Paradise Jam announced tournament participants for the 2020 men’s tournament on Friday, and the slate will bring some island players to the territory. Cleveland State, which will feature D’Moi Hodge and Franklyn Penn Jr., both of Tortola, was one of the teams announced.
St. Thomas-born Aliyah Boston, who now plays for the University of South Carolina, was selected to the late season John Wooden Award watch list last week. Players on the list are considered strong candidates for the Player of the Year award.
A newcomer to St. Croix, 16-year-old Danielky Cédeño brought his surprising speed from the Dominican Republic and secured first place.
The Music City High School Indoor Invitational was held in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, Feb. 1. The St. Croix Track Club had three athletes in attendance: Akyra Joseph, Michelle Smith and Jah Whyte.
Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from the University of the Virgin Islands defeated their counterparts from Carver Bible College of Atlanta.
The Emerald Gems Foundation announced the donation of over 150 basketballs to public high schools in the Virgin Islands. Emerald Gems partnered with the Department of Education, Sports Park and Recreation and the office of Senator Athneil Thomas to make the donation possible.
Emotions ran high Monday and tears flowed freely during a Senate committee hearing on a bill to recognize Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. for his accomplishments in the horse racing industry, his contributions to the Virgin Islands and to name a road in his honor.
U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association is inviting girls and their parents interested in training with the National Developmental Program to attend an information meeting on Feb. 1, at the VI Montessori School.