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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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The Bookworm: 'A Boy Called Christmas'

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.

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2016-12-07 21:09:19
Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery to Launch Series of Regularly Scheduled Films

On Thursday, Dec.8, the gallery will host the world premiere of Wider Angle Productions’ “It Ain’t Easy Being Green.” Complementary champagne and popcorn will be served. Filmed on St. John, film is a half-hour documentary about the island’s dramatic increase in green iguanas over the last few decades.

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2016-12-07 15:56:41
Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery to Launch Series of Regularly Scheduled Films

“The Stuart Hall Project” is John Akomfrah’s documentary and visual poem about the work of Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall, whose engagement with issues of hybridity and the complexity of identity profoundly shaped British cultural studies in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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2016-12-07 15:50:58
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
Co-ed Elementary Volleyball League Scores, Nov. 29 – Dec. 6

Co-ed Elementary Volleyball League that started on Nov. 29. Many games have been played so far, with a few teams forfeiting out in the East Division. All games are being played at the Emile Griffith Ballpark (West Division) and Alvin McBean Complex (East Division)

Read entire articleDec 8 2016 - 1:30am
DutchTeam Wins Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Olympic match racing star Renée Groeneveld and her Dutch team won the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in the waters off St. Thomas, their first-ever Women's International Match Racing Series event. 

Read entire articleDec 7 2016 - 2:00pm
USVI Volleyball Federation Youth National Teams to Hold Tryouts

Tryouts for United States Virgin Islands Volleyball Federation Youth National Teams will be conducted as follows:

Read entire articleDec 7 2016 - 1:10am
Sports, Parks and Recreation to Host Trainings for Coaches

The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) will host a series of trainings for all sports coaches of the territory from Dec. 6-8. These trainings will be conducted by Callix Crabbe, a retired major league player and native of St. Thomas.

Read entire articleDec 6 2016 - 2:44pm
Kansas State, FSU Win Paradise Jam Women’s Tourney

Sweeping through their divisions with three straight wins each, Kansas State University and nationally ranked Florida State took home both Paradise Jam women’s tournament titles Saturday. 

Read entire articleNov 27 2016 - 11:35pm
St. Joseph’s, Ole Miss, NC State Win on Paradise Jam Opening Day

This year’s Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament kicked off Friday as residents packed into the UVI Sports and Fitness Center to kick off their weekend with some highly anticipated college play.

Read entire articleNov 18 2016 - 11:26pm
V.I. Championships Launch Two to National Swim Team

Two swimmers – Lindsay Barr of St. Thomas and Michael Dizon-Bumann of St. Croix – qualified for the Virgin Islands National Team (a combination of the St. Croix and St. Thomas teams) this past weekend at the V.I. Swimming Federation’s two-day championship meet.

Read entire articleNov 17 2016 - 8:44pm
Baird Butler Catches 76.3 Pound Wahoo in VIGFC 2016 Wahoo Windup

St. Thomas angler Adrianne Baird Butler thought she had forgotten how to reel in a fish during her two-year hiatus from sports fishing following the birth of her daughter. Instead, the problem was that she had hooked into a whopper wahoo.

Read entire articleNov 17 2016 - 1:48am
V.I. National Cross-Country Championships Determine Top Runners

Ideal cross-country conditions were at play on the University of the Virgin Islands Albert Sheen St. Croix Campus on Saturday morning, Nov. 5, including cloudy skies, rain showers and soggy grass fields. The runners participated in open competition over distances of one mile to 5K.

Read entire articleNov 8 2016 - 4:06am
BCB Blazers Basketball Team Wins Gold in Mexico

The Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School (BCB) Blazers basketball team returned to the territory Monday, Oct. 31, as champions of the 2016 COPA Bacalar Basketball Tournament, which had been held Oct. 28-30 in Chetumal, Mexico.

Read entire articleNov 1 2016 - 12:50am