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Proclamation Ceremony Honors Billiards Champion Mahkeal Parris

Virgin Islander Mahkeal Parris, 16 years-old, is the winner of the 2018 World Junior 9-Ball Championships held recently in Moscow, Russia.

USVI Soccer Association Premier League Results: Weeks 6, 7, 8 and 9

These are the results of Week Six of the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association Games that ended Nov. 25. Week Seven games are scheduled.

St. Croix Metric Mile Attracts Few Runners

It attracted only a handfull of runners, all children representing Lew Muckle School and the St. Croix Track Club.
In this 2017 photo, three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson of the USVI holds aloft a replica of his first world-title belt he had just been presented.

Julian Jackson Elected to Boxing Hall of Fame

Three-time world boxing champion Julian "The Hawk" Jackson reacted with characteristic humility this weekend when he was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Breaks V.I. National Record in High Jump

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart broke the V.I. National Record in the high jump for first place at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet with a leap of 1.76m.
Clayton Laurent Jr. gets the upper hand on his opponent Friday night in Puerto Rico. Laurent won the bout against Kenny Cruz Carasquillo by majority decision and maintains his undefeated record. (Kyle Murphy photo)

Friday Night Win Puts Laurent at 3-0

It was less than two weeks ago that V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent, Jr. received word of a potential fight in Puerto Rico. Wednesday, the 28-year old boarded a plane and prayed that he would be returning home to celebrate his third professional win.

VITFF Holds First Development Meet, Focus Is on Skill Building

The meet was open to all age groups and included odd distances as it is early into the season with the focus on skill building. Nonetheless, a number of meet records were established.
Runners train for the St. Croix Triathlon, which returns to the island on Sunday.

St. Croix Hosts 30th Major Triathlon: Beauty and the Beast

St. Croix welcomed athletes from around the world for the Beauty and the Beast Triathlon that took place on Sunday, Dec. 2.
Clayton Laurent Jr.

V.I. Heavyweight Laurent Fights Friday in Puerto Rico

V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent Jr. will return to the ring Friday when he fights Kenny Cruz Carasquillo Friday in Truillo Alto, Puerto Rico, in four, three-minute rounds.

USVI Soccer Association to Host Inter-Island Grassroots Festival on Dec. 15

There will be coaches teaching fundamental skills and drills. The event will also feature bounce houses, giftbags, refreshments and entertainment. There is no cost to participate.





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