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GROUP GOING TO SAN ANTONIO TO SUPPORT DUNCAN

Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights will be true to their name when they play at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport early Wednesday morning. They will be performing as a send-off for the approximately 150 Virgin Islanders who will be boarding a charter flight to San Antonio to see St. Croix's favorite son Tim Duncan play in the first game of the NBA finals.
Duncan, a forward for the San Antonio Spurs, has made his island and territory proud for years. First, with his decision to finish school before playing pro ball. And now, entering the NBA finals.
To show their appreciation Mario Moorehead, Rashidi Clenance and Sen. Adelbert M. "Bert"Bryan arranged the special flight so that 150 resident could attend the opening game.
St. Thomas Source writer Kirk Grybowski was the first to buy a ticket on St. Thomas. Grybowski headed for St. Croix late Tuesday afternoon to catch the 6 a.m flight Wednesday morning.
Along with having Stanley play at the send off, Pamela C. Richards, acting commissioner of Tourism has invited the community to come to the airport, have some bush tea and give a rousing send off to the travelers.
Richards said there will be coverage by national media of the early morning departure.
A special banner has been designed for the group to display at the game Wednesday night.

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Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights will be true to their name when they play at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport early Wednesday morning. They will be performing as a send-off for the approximately 150 Virgin Islanders who will be boarding a charter flight to San Antonio to see St. Croix's favorite son Tim Duncan play in the first game of the NBA finals.
Duncan, a forward for the San Antonio Spurs, has made his island and territory proud for years. First, with his decision to finish school before playing pro ball. And now, entering the NBA finals.
To show their appreciation Mario Moorehead, Rashidi Clenance and Sen. Adelbert M. "Bert"Bryan arranged the special flight so that 150 resident could attend the opening game.
St. Thomas Source writer Kirk Grybowski was the first to buy a ticket on St. Thomas. Grybowski headed for St. Croix late Tuesday afternoon to catch the 6 a.m flight Wednesday morning.
Along with having Stanley play at the send off, Pamela C. Richards, acting commissioner of Tourism has invited the community to come to the airport, have some bush tea and give a rousing send off to the travelers.
Richards said there will be coverage by national media of the early morning departure.
A special banner has been designed for the group to display at the game Wednesday night.