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.
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.
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.
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.
The Christmas winds provided the perfect conditions for the first day of racing at the seventh Carlos Aguilar Match Race, presented by AeroMD.
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.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes and the South Carolina Gamecocks face off at 10 p.m. Monday for the men's Paradise Jame Championship.
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.
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.
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.