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14-Year-Old is Top Angler in Billfish Tournament

14-year-old Zachary ‘Zak’ Murck, of Davie, Florida, on Tuesday claimed the title of Top Angler in the 53rd Annual July Open Billfish Tournament.

Murck Maintains Lead in Second Day of Billfish Tournament

Zac Murck, 14, held onto his lead Monday in the 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament, doubling his number of catches and releases on a day when the fleet as a whole doubled its releases as well.

V.I. Olympic Team Welcomes McDonald’s Sponsorship

Billions of people around the world are gearing up to watch the Olympic Games this August from Rio de Janeiro. One of the biggest spectacles of the games is the opening ceremony featuring the parade of athletes in a spectacle showcasing the culture of each competing nation.

V.I. Olympians Gearing Up for August in Rio

A full week of events has helped the V.I. Olympic Committee as it continues to raise funds to send seven local athletes to this summer’s games in Brazil.

USVI Soccer Association to Host Caribbean Football Union Tournament July 15-19

The USVI Soccer Association will be hosting a Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Boys U-17 Tournament. This year the U.S. Virgin Islands will compete in group 4 of this bi-annual event along with national teams from Jamaica, Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda.

Sports Spotlight: Virgin Islands Bike and Trails Keeps Rolling

Despite St. Croix's sometimes daunting terrain, exploring the island by bicycle is open to a wide range of ages and abilities, according to Aaron Hutchins, owner of Virgin Islands Bike and Trails.

V.I. Swimmers Compete to Qualify for Olympics at XXI Caribbean Islands Championships 2016

The Virgin Islands Swimming Delegation was represented by 13 swimmers and two officials at the XXI Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) 2016, held in Nassau, Bahamas, June 29 through July 2.

V.I. National Track and Field Athletes Making Final Attempts to Qualify for Major Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that, aware of current deadlines for qualifying for major championships in track and field, V.I. National Track and Field team members are making final efforts at the end of this Olympiad to make those marks.

53rd July Open Billfish Tournament Scheduled for July 17-19

The 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) is the longest, annually-held angling contest in the Virgin Islands.

Results of the V.I. National Track and Field Championships Are Given

The annual Virgin Islands National Track and Field Championships were held on Saturday, June 25. For the first time the venue was the new IAAF certified track at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas.





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