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