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Charter Day Kickoff Looks at Growing Territory’s Workforce Through Technical Skills

A multi-island Charter Day kickoff event on Tuesday celebrated the role the University of the Virgin Islands has continued to play in improving the quality of life in the territory.

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2015-03-24 22:49:34
WTJX Posts Donation Page to Bring Back NPR

Tanya Singh makes no bones about where she stands. "I want my NPR,” says the CEO of V.I. Public Television System WTJX channel 12 on the station’s newly created webpage.

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2015-03-24 22:38:33
Virtue of the Week: Tact

Tact is telling the truth kindly, considerate of how your words affect others’ feelings. Think before you speak, knowing what is better left unsaid. When you are tactful, others find it easier to hear what you have to say.

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2015-03-22 15:05:18
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Boys Elementary Playoff Results Are Given

These results are from Wednesday’s semi-final games at the Bertha C. Boschulte Gymnasium. The games are sponsored by the V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation. These are all East Division Playoffs.

Read entire articleMar 26 2015 - 4:08pm
Team V.I. Finishes 6 of 16 in ITF World Junior Tennis Competition

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) pre-qualifying World Junior Tennis Competition finished on Saturday, March 21, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The team, consisting of Alec Kuipers, Russell Armstrong and Nayan Bansal from St. Croix, finished within the main draw in 6th place overall.

Read entire articleMar 25 2015 - 7:37pm
Boys Elementary Basketball League Playoff Games Set

The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation with assistance from the Department of Education has been sponsoring the 2015 Boys Elementary Basketball League. There are eight total teams left: four from the East Division and four from the West Division.

Read entire articleMar 25 2015 - 4:10pm
USVI Men’s Soccer National Team Upsets Barbados, 1-0

The USVI Men’s Soccer National Team won a critical away game over the weekend in Barbados behind the great play of Jamie Browne and Erik Mozzo.

Read entire articleMar 24 2015 - 3:30am
Charlotte Amalie Boys, Stoutt Girls Win 2015 March Madness

The 2015 March Madness Basketball Tournament Championships were played this weekend, March 20-22. Charlotte Amalie's Vallon Toussaint, an outstanding athlete, used every inch of his jumping ability to lead the Hawks to the 2015 Bertha C. Boschulte International Junior Varsity March Madness Basketball Tournament championship. On the girls’ side, Shaliquah Fahie scored the final seven points as Elmore Stoutt’s Lady Rams edged by Bertha C. Bochulte’s Lady Blazers, 35-30.

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 10:13pm
USVI Men’s Soccer Team to Play at World Cup Qualifier

The USVI Men’s Soccer National Team will play a two-legged, world cup qualifier series against Barbados starting with an away game in Bridgetown on Sunday, March 22.

Read entire articleMar 21 2015 - 3:13am
USVI Men’s Soccer National Team Announces Final Roster

The USVI Soccer Association has released the USVI Men’s National Team roster for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers. The men’s team will face Barbados in Bridgetown at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 22.

Read entire articleMar 20 2015 - 12:49am
Team V.I. Earns Main Draw Position at ITF World Junior Tennis Competition

Three Virgin Islanders are earning top positions in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Competition currently underway in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Read entire articleMar 19 2015 - 1:59pm
SPR Announces Standings of Elementary Basketball League

The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (SPR), with assistance from the Department of Education Elementary Basketball League, has announced the standings of the elementary basketball league. Friday, March 13, was the last game of the regular season.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 5:51pm
Strong Fleet Expected for St. Thomas International Regatta March 27-29

A sleek fleet of some 80 yachts is expected to compete in the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), presented by TAG Heuer. Set for March 27-29 and hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club, entries include a mix of newcomers from abroad and regional favorites with crews ranging from Olympic and America’s Cup sailors to yacht club and family teams.

Read entire articleMar 10 2015 - 3:23pm