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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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