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Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time. 

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2016-07-24 12:58:57
DOH to Host Zika Public Forums

In response to the rise in Zika cases in the territory and the recent discovery that Zika can be sexually transmitted by both men and women, the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is sponsoring two Zika public forums, one in each district.

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2016-07-23 07:19:16
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

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. 

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2016-07-23 00:46:43
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

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. 

Read entire articleJul 23 2016 - 12:46am
V.I. Field and Track Team Members Vie to Qualify for Olympic Games

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. Those who qualified for the games that will be held in Rio de Janeiro include:

Read entire articleJul 21 2016 - 3:17am
14-Year-Old is Top Angler in Billfish Tournament

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. 

Read entire articleJul 20 2016 - 12:39pm
Murck Maintains Lead in Second Day of 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. 

Read entire articleJul 18 2016 - 10:12pm
Never Say Never Leads First Day of Billfish Tourney

The release of two blue marlin landed Never Say Never in the lead after the first day of fishing in the 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament, hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club. 

Read entire articleJul 17 2016 - 10:24pm
V.I. Olympic Team Welcomes McDonald’s Sponsorship

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.

Read entire articleJul 16 2016 - 7:35pm
Antilles Sailing Team Ties for Fourth in Nationals

The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington. 

Read entire articleMay 30 2016 - 1:12am
2016 Women's International Match Series Finale in U.S.V.I. Set for Dec. 1 – 4

The 2016 Women's International Match Series Aguilar Match Race (CAMR), presented by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism and set for Dec. 1 – 4, will be the fifth finale event of the 2016 WIM Series.

Read entire articleMay 28 2016 - 8:49pm
Pre-Fight Events Set Tone for John Jackson’s Saturday Bout

Local boxing champ John Jackson goes face to face Saturday in Las Vegas against Jermell Charlo for the vacant world super welterweight title.

Read entire articleMay 20 2016 - 11:23pm
Malique Smith Is SWAC 800 Meter, 4 x 400 Meter Relay Champion

Malique Smith, a member of the V.I. National Junior Track and Field team, capped a successful freshman year at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB) when he won the SWAC (Southwest Athletic Conference) gold medal in the 800 meter (1:53.30).

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 6:39pm