Rod Windley and his team aboard the Gulf Rascal fished so far east that they were out of radio communication for the day, leaving the rest of the tournament participants to wonder if the anglers aboard their 68-foot Hatteras were having a feast or famine of blue marlin catch and releases.
Now, the majestic mount of a 1,282-pound blue marlin at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas brings home in a big way the territory’s reputation as the “Blue Marlin Capital of the World.”
A small field of cyclists gathered on St. Croix's south shore during an overcast sky and cool, heavy breeze on the 12.7-mile loop course, which began at the Café Kaleidoscope.
St. Croix and St. Thomas youth who train at the Professor Louis A. Jackson International Martial Arts Academy (PJIMAA) recently returned victorious from the 2016 U.S. Open World Martial Arts Tournament.
After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round.
As is the case in each Olympiad, Virgin Islands National Track and Field (VINTF) team members vie for qualifying marks for the Summer Olympic Games.
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.
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.
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.
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.