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Monday, April 6, 2020

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Runners line-up to get to the start line in Cruz Bay. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

Almost 1,100 Take Part in 24th Annual 8 Tuff Miles

Asher Delmontt, of Lebo, Kansas, took first place Saturday in the 24th annual 8 Tuff Miles on St. John, covering the 8.3-mile course from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay in 52:34 minutes, a pace of 6:17 minutes per mile.

V.I. Makes Strong Showing in Jr. Fed Cup Tennis at El Salvador Competition

The Virgin Islands Tennis Association sent the team of three competitors – Lisa Messier, Malena del Olmo and Maykayla Ramos – to represent the territory at the prestigious, international team tennis tournament for young women age 16 and under.
Participants in the 2017 8 Tuff Miles near finish line (Gary Metz photo)

St. John’s 8 Tuff Miles Road Race Saturday Morning

About 1,000 people are expected to participate in the 24th annual 8 Tuff Miles race, which runs 8.38 miles from the V.I. National Park Ballfield along Centerline Road to Coral Bay Ballfield.
Walter Hodge battles through Cuban defenders to throw up a shot in Monday's game. (Source photo by Kyle Muprhy)

Slow Start Dooms the V.I. in Cuba Rematch

Cuba defeated the U.S. Virgin Islands, 91-64, at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center Monday night in FIBA AmeriCup qualifying action in front of approximately 2,000 fans.

V.I. Finds Winning Touch in CONCACAF Qualifier’s Final Game

The U.S. Virgin Islands failed to qualify for the CONCACAF U-20 Championships but gained four points in four games during qualifiers for the regional championship.
USVI point guard Walter Hodge battles past a pair of Cuban defenders in Friday's game in Havana. (Photo by FIBA)

USVI Hosts Cuba Monday After Winning Opening Match

The Virgin Islands men’s basketball team will play Cuba Monday night at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center in their second AmeriCup Qualifier, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. In the opener in Havana, USVI beat the Cubans.
Georgio Milligan attempts a floater against Canada in a recent USVI national team game. (Photo submitted by FIBA Basketball)

USVI to Face Cuba in Opening of Americup Qualifiers

Qualifiers for the 2021 FIBA America Cup will begin Friday, Feb. 21, and the U.S. Virgin Islands squad will begin the road to build on their highest ever FIBA AmeriCup finish ever – fourth, in the 2017 AmeriCup.

Cyclists Compete in 4th Annual Donald’s Challenge Road Race

On Sunday, the Virgin Islands Cycling Federation held the 4th Annual Donald's Challenge Road Race in memory of Donald Christian who died suddenly from an illness.
Borris Terry lifts 337 kg in the deadlift. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

Powerlifters Host Territory’s First National Competition

The Virgin Islands Powerlifting Association has rapidly grown over the past six months and held its first national meet in history on Saturday at Rock Life Crossfit.

Invitational Women’s Soccer Tournament Set for April 6-14

The tournament will feature national teams from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, St. Lucia, Turks and Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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