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Antilles Sailing Team Ties for Fourth in Nationals

The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington.

Malique Smith Is SWAC 800 Meter, 4 x 400 Meter Relay Champion

Malique Smith, a member of the V.I. National Junior Track and Field team, capped a successful freshman year at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB) when he won the SWAC (Southwest Athletic Conference) gold medal in the 800 meter (1:53.30).

Regular Registration to End May 15 for International Optimist Regatta, Clinic and Team Race

The International Optimist Regatta (IOR), presented by EMS (Electronic Merchant Systems) Virgin Islands – one of the first and largest regattas in the Caribbean to promote youth sailing -- plus kick-off TOTE Maritime Clinic and TOTE Maritime Team Race, will take place June 13-19.

Cadets Mark 100th Anniversary of JROTC With 5K Run

Across the nation, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp program is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in many ways, including hosting one of the largest runs in military history. In the territory, four school programs took part in the worldwide run.

Youngster Wins Top Angler in Dolphin Derby

The catch of a 29.4-pound dolphin (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas junior angler Robbie Richards, 9, the title of Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize Sunday at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 21st Annual Dolphin Derby.

V.I. Olympics Committee Unveils New Logo

With preparations under way for the Olympic Games this summer in Brazil, the V.I. Olympic Committee on Tuesday unveiled a new logo that will identify the territory's athletes and supporters.

Early Registration Opens for International Optimist Regatta Set for June 13-19

Exceptional coaching, competition and camaraderie are the qualities that make the International Optimist Regatta (IOR) and the TOTE Maritime Clinic and Team Race a must do event for Optimist sailors and their families. This trio of events, which attracts 8-to 15-year-old junior sailors, will be hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club from June 13 to 19. Those who register by April 15 will get a nearly 20 percent discount on the cost of registration.

Regatta’s Second Day Another Wild, Windy Ride

An island tour on fast forward is the best way to describe the second day of racing in the 43rd St. Thomas International Regatta, organizers said Saturday.

20th Annual 8 Tuff Miles Tests Almost 1,300 Runners

The sun had barely topped the hills of St. John Saturday morning as 1,280 runners began to gather outside Cruz Bay’s National Park Visitor Center for the 20th annual 8 Tuff Miles race.

Sailing Association Names Canfield Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year

The V.I. Sailing Association named Taylor Canfield 2015's Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year, the third year in a row Canfield has won the organization's award. 

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