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.
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.
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.
The following is the 2016 V.I. Sports, Parks and Recreation’s Final Elementary Boys Basketball Schedule released by Kirk Thomas, sports coordinator, Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation for St. Thomas.
The USVI’s Taylor Canfield remains undefeated after the second day of racing in the seventh Carlos Aguilar Match Race. Behind him, Stephanie Roble, Peter Holmberg and Dave Dellenbaugh battled for second place.
STT-STJ AG FAIR -- on St. Thomas, connecting farmers and the fruits of their labors with the public. Bordeaux Farms Pavillion provided the venue, although the traditional host, University of the Virgin Islands, is eager for a reunion. The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting. An appreciative crowd formed an audience for a dance troupe and tips on composting, plus a contest to see who could quickly light a coalpot. ... See MoreSee Less
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