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.
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.
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.
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.