The US Virgin Islands Men’s National Basketball Team defeated James Madison University, 96-71, Wednesday night to conclude the Paradise Jam Summer Tour. It was the first time in 15 years that the team had played on St. Thomas.
There is a way in which outsiders can play a useful role. They can point out things that seem different, out of the ordinary. These are things that local people are so accustomed to that they seem normal.
In the midst of Saturday’s professional boxing card, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson’s camp took time between matches to honor the Boxing Hall of Famer with a replica of his first title belt, which was stolen after he won it in the late 1980s.
Pedro Cruz, commissioner of Sports, Parks and Recreation, said Wednesday that the vans the department uses to transport student athletes in its youth programs are in “deplorable” condition and on the verge of being unusable.
The acrimonious relationship between the Public Services Commission (PSC) and the Water and Power Authority (WAPA) was on exhibit at the Virgin Islands Senate Finance Committee budget hearing on Tuesday.