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Cadets Mark 100th Anniversary of JROTC With 5K Run

Across the nation, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp program is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in many ways, including hosting one of the largest runs in military history. In the territory, four school programs took part in the worldwide run.

Athletes, Residents Get Primed for St. Croix Ironman

The Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3 St. Croix Race doesn’t start until Sunday at 6:30 a.m. but the activities kicked in Friday at the Fort Christiansvaern lawn as athletes prepared for the big race.

Youngster Wins Top Angler in Dolphin Derby

The catch of a 29.4-pound dolphin (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas junior angler Robbie Richards, 9, the title of Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize Sunday at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 21st Annual Dolphin Derby.

VICF Holds Gladfelter Challenge Road Race

Although the weather was nearly perfect on Sunday morning, the road surface was somewhat of a challenge for several cyclists. Six competitors caught flats in the Gladfelter Challenge Road Race, which took place at Rust Up Twist on St. Croix's North Shore Road.

V.I. Olympics Committee Unveils New Logo

With preparations under way for the Olympic Games this summer in Brazil, the V.I. Olympic Committee on Tuesday unveiled a new logo that will identify the territory's athletes and supporters.

V.I.Pace Runners to Hold 18th Children Run Christiansted

The Virgin Islands Pace Runners announced today that The 18th Annual Children Run Christiansted will be held on April 29. This foot race kicks-off the annual Triathlon Jump-up and is for boys and girls 13 and under.

Athletes Make Saturday’s Games Special

Though fewer in number in recent years, the athletes at Saturday’s Special Olympics at the St. Croix Renaissance field were as enthusiastic as ever, whether or not they won their event.

Early Registration Opens for International Optimist Regatta Set for June 13-19

Exceptional coaching, competition and camaraderie are the qualities that make the International Optimist Regatta (IOR) and the TOTE Maritime Clinic and Team Race a must do event for Optimist sailors and their families. This trio of events, which attracts 8-to 15-year-old junior sailors, will be hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club from June 13 to 19. Those who register by April 15 will get a nearly 20 percent discount on the cost of registration.

Regatta’s Second Day Another Wild, Windy Ride

An island tour on fast forward is the best way to describe the second day of racing in the 43rd St. Thomas International Regatta, organizers said Saturday.

Sailing Association Names Canfield Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year

The V.I. Sailing Association named Taylor Canfield 2015's Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year, the third year in a row Canfield has won the organization's award. 

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