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Local sports

V.I. Men Post Run-Away Win Over James Madison

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.
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USVI Soccer Association’s Women’s U-17 National Team Are Competing at CONCACAF

On Aug. 21, the entire team and staff departed for Trinidad and Tobago for the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s U-17 Qualifier. They are placed in Group A with Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada and Curacao.
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Three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson receives a replica of his first world title belt at Saturday's boxing event. (Photo by Max Schanfarber)

Julian Jackson Receives Replica of First, Stolen Title Belt

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.
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Brock forward Dani Elgadi drives to the hoop through a host of James Madison Dukes.

Paradise Jam: Brock Beats James Madison in Rematch

In the second consecutive game between the Dukes of James Madison and the Brock Badgers, it was the Badgers who prevailed Monday night, notching a 78-75 victory at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.
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Local Inducted Into ‘Who’s Who in the Martial Arts’ and Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Over 800 nominations of martial arts experts were received to be inducted into the AMAA Who’s Who Legends Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Jerry Otto was one of 250 who were selected for this honor.
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Dukes guard Matt Lewis scores two of his 16 points against the Ravens.

James Madison Takes a Pair of Wins in Summer Tour

The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.
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V.I. Senior Men’s National Basketball Team to Play James Madison University August 23

In preparation for the 2017 AmeriCup, the Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Basketball Team will host James Madison University on Wednesday at UVI.
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S.U.N. Project to Host Verne Lynch Hospital Ground Inter-Neighborhood Basketball Tournament

The Inter-Neighborhood Basketball Tournament is scheduled for the evenings of Aug. 19, 20, 25 and 26, at the Winston Raymo Community Center Basketball Court.
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Paradise Jam Schedules Summer Tour for August 13 – 23

This is the schedule for the 10 Paradise Jam Basketball Summer Tour games to be played on St. Thomas.
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Eddie Lovett Impresses at 2017 IAAF World Championship in London

Eddie Lovett represented the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships in London this past weekend and became the first V.I. 110-meter hurdler to advance to the semi-finals with a season best of 13.41.
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