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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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2015-07-27 02:55:32
Kids Fish for Fun and Prizes at Tournament

The catch that drew the most excitement at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament wasn’t a fish at all. It was a spiny lobster and it wasn't even one person's catch.

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2015-07-27 02:18:39
V.I. Health Care Execs Attend Yale Forum

The University of the Virgins Islands partnered with Yale University to bring a five member U.S. Virgin Islands delegation to the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Forum for Change in Hartford, Connecticut.

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2015-07-25 21:02:29
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
Kids Fish for Fun and Prizes at Tournament

The catch that drew the most excitement at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament wasn’t a fish at all. It was a spiny lobster and it wasn't even one person's catch.

Read entire articleJul 27 2015 - 2:18am
ESPN Releases Schedule of Special Olympics V.I. at L.A. July 23 – Aug. 8

Special Olympics Virgin Islands (SOVI) is asking the public to tune in to ESPN, the official broadcaster of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. Coverage will begin live from Los Angeles with the Opening Ceremony at 9 p.m. (EST) on July 25 and will continue daily, throughout the games.

Read entire articleJul 17 2015 - 10:43pm
Edmeade Finishes Tied for 48th at World University Games

Former Johnson C. Smith University golfer Johanen Edmeade has completed play at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Read entire articleJul 16 2015 - 6:31am
V.I. Hosts Caribbean Golf Association Junior Championships

Last week, the Virgin Islands Golf Federation hosted the Caribbean Golf Association Junior Championships (CGAJC) at Carambola Golf and Country Club where five of the Virgin Islands’ team members competed against youth from eight other islands.

Read entire articleJul 16 2015 - 6:13am
V.I. National Track and Field Team Members Travel This Summer to International Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) has announced that V.I. National Track and Field Team members are traveling this summer to representative championships internationally, accenting another successful year of development of the program for youth, junior, senior and master athletes.

Read entire articleJul 15 2015 - 5:58pm
Amateur Fights Show Range of V.I. Boxing Talent

USVI Amateur Boxing Federation invited up-and-coming boxers from Puerto Rico and the BVI to St. Thomas last weekend to showcase their talent alongside more than a dozen of the territory's amateurs.

Read entire articleJul 14 2015 - 12:17am
V.I.'s Marjorie Dodson Races in Inner Mongolian Marathon

Marjorie Dodson competed in a half marathon on July 4, half a world away from St. Thomas, where she grew up. The race took her through the sweeping grasslands in Xiwuqi, a town bordering Mongolia.

Read entire articleJul 14 2015 - 12:12am
John Jackson Heads to Boxing Champions Fight Card

The “PBC – the Next Round” series on Bounce TV showcases boxing’s “rising stars and future champions,” according to the network’s official website. Meanwhile, amateur heavyweightClayton Laurent Jr. will take off Wednesday for this year’s Pan American Games competition,

Read entire articleJul 13 2015 - 1:48am
Thierry Williams Wins Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament

The right place at the right time proved a winning combination for St. Thomas’s Thierry Williams. When the official weigh-in was complete at the 27th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament, it was Williams who reeled in the largest kingfish to win the event.

Read entire articleJul 13 2015 - 12:05am
52nd Open Billfish Tournament Set for July 28-30

The 52nd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) – the longest annually held angling contest in the Virgin Islands – and the tournament that put the Virgin Islands on the world’s billfishing map with Elliot Fishman’s all-tackle world record 845-pound blue marlin in 1968 – will be held July 28-30.

Read entire articleJul 11 2015 - 6:15pm