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M.L. King Jr. Basketball Tournament Scheduled for Jan. 15-18

The 2016 IAA/McDonald’s Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament is less than three weeks away, and this edition features a special guest from South Carolina. Gray Collegiate Academy Basketball will on take on the best boys’ teams the territory has to offer. Girls' teams will also compete.

V.I. Pace Runners Host Crucian Christmas Children Race

The two main track clubs in St. Croix showed up and ran strong races in the running of the 29th Children Race that kicks off the annual Crucian Christmas Festival Children’s Parade.

V.I. Pace Runners Releases Results of 34th 3Kings Mile Road Race

Malique Smith of the St. Croix Track Club took a first place finish on Saturday in the 34th 3Kings Mile Road Race, with a time of 4:22, led a group of runners that included multiple winner Billy Bohlke, his sister Mikaela Smith, who was the first female finisher, and his mom, who has a been a multiple winner of the event as well.

Canfield Still Undefeated After Day 2

The USVI’s Taylor Canfield remains undefeated after the second day of racing in the seventh Carlos Aguilar Match Race. Behind him, Stephanie Roble, Peter Holmberg and Dave Dellenbaugh battled for second place.

Roble, Canfield Top Field in First Day of Carlos Aguilar Match Race

The Christmas winds provided the perfect conditions for the first day of racing at the seventh Carlos Aguilar Match Race, presented by AeroMD.

South Carolina Wins Men’s Paradise Jam Title

It’s taken 12 years for South Carolina to start its basketball season with five straight wins. This year, the team’s 5-0 start comes after winning the V.I. Paradise Jam men’s championship Monday night.

Tulsa, South Carolina Set for Paradise Jam Title Game

The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes and the South Carolina Gamecocks face off at 10 p.m. Monday for the men's Paradise Jame Championship.

Hofstra Upsets Florida State, 82-77, in Paradise Jam Opening Day

The 2015 Paradise Jam kicked off Friday at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center with Ohio and Tulsa facing off first in a true game of two halves.

Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson Pushing Forward Despite Loss to Uzcategui

A second-round TKO by Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui came as a shock to V.I. residents that gathered around their televisions Tuesday night to cheer on 340 Boxing’s Julius “The Chef” Jackson.

Julius Jackson Eyes No. 1 Spot with Tuesday Fight

Now ranked No. 5 in his weight class, Julius “the Chef” Jackson (19-0) will be a contender for No. 1 if he wins his bout Tuesday against Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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