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The Jolly Junior Splash ‘N Dash for Kids 5-15 Planned for December 3

Junior Tri VI, a sub-committee of the Virgin Islands Triathlon Federation, will host a swim/run event starting at 8 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, on the grounds of Bungalows on The Bay (formerly known as Chenay Bay).

A Smash Hit! Over 100 Compete in the First St. Thomas Yacht Club Pickleball Open

The holidays and pickleballs are in the air in the territory! Over 100 players hit the court Nov. 17 to 18 for the first St. Thomas Yacht Club Pickleball Open. The tournament included players from every island in the USVI, Puerto Rico, and the continental U.S.

Wolfpack and Longhorns Win 2023 Women’s Paradise Jam Titles

The University of NC State Wolfpack and the University of Texas Longhorns played their final games of the 2023 Paradise Jam Women’s Tournament held at the University of the Virgin Islands Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center on Saturday evening. The Wolfpack won the Island Division while the Longhorns were crowned champions of the Reef Division. 

Women’s Tournament Opens with Dominant Performances

This is the 24th year that Basketball Travelers Inc. has hosted Paradise Jam. The women’s tournament has seen its fair share of highly competitive games and major upsets. Day one of the 2023 women’s tournament was very uneventful as the higher seeds all won in dominant fashion.  

Missouri State Wins 2023 Paradise Jam Men’s Tournament

It has been an exciting weekend of college basketball at the Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center as the 2023 Paradise Jam Men’s Tournament concludes with four games. 

The Women Go Next

Paradise Jam 2023 has bid farewell to the men’s teams and has fully turned its attention to the main attraction, the Women’s Tournament.

Michelle Smith Signs with the University of Georgia

It has been a whirlwind of activity for the past eight months for the United States Virgin Islands track star Michelle Smith, starting with her participation in the Carifta Games in April of 2023 and cumulating in her signing her Letter of Intent to the University of Georgia on Tuesday.

Massey Soccer Academy Wins Two Matches Against Hellenites Soccer Club

The Massey Soccer Under 15 team hosted the Hellenites Soccer Under 15 team from St. Croix on Saturday at the Antilles Field on St. Thomas for two matches.

Michelle Smith Ranked No. 3 College Recruit in the Class of 2023 in United States

Smith will be announcing the university she will be attending at 3 p.m., Nov. 21, at Government House on St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

Paradise Jam Men’s Tournament Kicks Off on St. Thomas

Paradise Jam 2023 was in full swing as eight teams took to the court on Friday at the Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center on the campus of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Bucs Lose Season Openers in Florida

The University of the Virgin Islands men's and women's basketball teams officially opened their season with games in South Florida against Florida Memorial University (FMU) and St. Thomas University both located in Miami Gardens, Florida.

D’Amour and Abernathy Win Medals at 2023 Pan American Field Championship in Argentina

In the shadows of more than 250 majestic waterfalls, 136 archers from Pan America competed in the Iguazú 2023 Pan American Field Championship in Argentina.

Paradise Jam Tournament Tips Off Friday at UVI on St. Thomas

The annual U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam basketball tournaments return to St. Thomas and the University of Virgin Islands Elridge Blake Sports and Fitness Center, with the 23rd annual men’s competition taking place Friday through Monday, and the 24th edition of the women’s contest Nov. 23-25.

VITFF Bulletin: Nathan Langley and Bridget Klein Win VI National Cross-Country Championship!

Athletes from the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John districts competed in the Championship in the Under 10 and Under 14 categories for the 1-Mile race, in the Under 16 category 2-Mile race and the Open category 3.1-Mile race.

VITFF Bulletin: Conhoff Competes in Cross Country State-Side

Conhoff competed at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Cross-Country Championship on Nov. 10 in Madison, Wisc.

Michelle Smith Places 8th in Florida Regional Cross-Country Championship

Smith finished the 5000-meter course in 8th place (out of 99 athletes) with a season-best time of 20 minutes and 17.60 seconds.

USVI Lacrosse To Send Men’s and Women’s Teams to the 2023 PALA Sixes Cup In Kingston, Jamaica

The U.S. Virgin Islands Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Teams will be traveling to Kingston, Jamaica, to play in the 2023 Pan-American Lacrosse Association (PALA) Sixes Cup from Nov. 9-11, the U.S. Virgin Islands Lacrosse Association announced Thursday. 

Michelle Smith Places Fourth at the Pan American Games After Bronze Medal Controversy

Michelle Smith crossed the finish line for the 400m Hurdles race with an impressive fourth-place finish during the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile. However, the race did not go down without controversy, the V.I. Track and Field Federation announced Wednesday.  

Lady Volts, Lady Hawks, and the Hurricanes Win League Titles in STTJ IAA Volleyball

The 2023 St. Thomas-St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association (IAA) volleyball season came to an end on Monday with the Middle School Girls Championship Game, which featured Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy (VIMSPGIA) and the Antilles Hurricanes. 

Buckstein Top Angler, ‘The Dude Abides’ Top Boat in V.I. Game Fishing Club’s Annual Wahoo Windup

“We caught our biggest one within 15 minutes of lines in, and it gave us momentum,” said Walt Basnight.



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