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CAHS and IEKHS Host Exhibition Games With National Team Avenue

Baseball players from across the globe participated in the Team Avenue Baseball Cruise Camp facing the Charlotte Amalie High School Chicken Hawks and the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Devil Rays in a double header on Dec. 19.

International World Flying Disc Federation Accepts U.S.V.I. Ultimate Federation as Member

Ultimate Frisbee, or simply “ultimate,” began independently on each island, beginning with organized pickup games on St. Croix and St. John in the early 1990s. St. Thomas began holding regular weekly games in 2013.

Proclamation Ceremony Honors Billiards Champion Mahkeal Parris

Virgin Islander Mahkeal Parris, 16 years-old, is the winner of the 2018 World Junior 9-Ball Championships held recently in Moscow, Russia.

USVI Soccer Association Premier League Results: Weeks 6, 7, 8 and 9

These are the results of Week Six of the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association Games that ended Nov. 25. Week Seven games are scheduled.

St. Thomas International Regatta, Set for March, Offers Discounts Until Jan. 31

St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), celebrating its 46th year, is a globally-recognized regatta known for its fantastic racing, first-class race committee and friendly can-do attitude towards its competitors.
In this 2017 photo, three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson of the USVI holds aloft a replica of his first world-title belt he had just been presented.

Julian Jackson Elected to Boxing Hall of Fame

Three-time world boxing champion Julian "The Hawk" Jackson reacted with characteristic humility this weekend when he was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Breaks V.I. National Record in High Jump

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart broke the V.I. National Record in the high jump for first place at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet with a leap of 1.76m.
Clayton Laurent Jr. gets the upper hand on his opponent Friday night in Puerto Rico. Laurent won the bout against Kenny Cruz Carasquillo by majority decision and maintains his undefeated record. (Kyle Murphy photo)

Friday Night Win Puts Laurent at 3-0

It was less than two weeks ago that V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent, Jr. received word of a potential fight in Puerto Rico. Wednesday, the 28-year old boarded a plane and prayed that he would be returning home to celebrate his third professional win.

VITFF Holds First Development Meet, Focus Is on Skill Building

The meet was open to all age groups and included odd distances as it is early into the season with the focus on skill building. Nonetheless, a number of meet records were established.
Clayton Laurent Jr.

V.I. Heavyweight Laurent Fights Friday in Puerto Rico

V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent Jr. will return to the ring Friday when he fights Kenny Cruz Carasquillo Friday in Truillo Alto, Puerto Rico, in four, three-minute rounds.





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