March 24, 2017 12:10 am Last modified: 12:06 am

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STAR Runs with EAST, VIMAS for Coastweeks Clean-up

On Saturday, Sept. 17, the St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) assisted the Environmental Association of St. Thomas-St. John (EAST) and the UVI Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) in introducing the 2016 Coastweeks Clean-ups by conducting a 2-mile run/walk at Brewe
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Vargo and Crafts Repeat as Top Finishers at Love City Triathlon

St. John residents Matt Crafts and Mary Vargo, the chief organizers of the annual Love City Triathlon for the past two years, earned the top slots in the race’s men’s and women’s categories on Sunday, repeating wins from previous years.
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St. Croix players dominated tennis in the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation first Territorial Youth Sports Festival Friday and Saturday at Canegata Park.
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V.I. 12-and-Under Tennis Players to Compete at Curacao Championships

Four young tennis players are representing the U.S. Virgin Islands at the ITF/GSDF Caribbean 12 and Under COTEEC Team Championships in Curacao this week.
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‘Gulf Rascal’ Is Top Boat, McFarland Is Top Angler at 44th Blue Marlin Tournament

The determination to win and have fun proved the successful strategy for the top team in the 44th USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.
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‘Sodium’ Continues Lead on Day 3 of Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament

Rod Windley and his team aboard the Gulf Rascal fished so far east that they were out of radio communication for the day, leaving the rest of the tournament participants to wonder if the anglers aboard their 68-foot Hatteras were having a feast or famine of blue marlin catch and relea
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Former World Record Blue Marlin Display Dedicated at St. Thomas Airport

Now, the majestic mount of a 1,282-pound blue marlin at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas brings home in a big way the territory’s reputation as the “Blue Marlin Capital of the World.”
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V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round.
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V.I. Field and Track Team Members Vie to Qualify for Olympic Games

As is the case in each Olympiad, Virgin Islands National Track and Field (VINTF) team members vie for qualifying marks for the Summer Olympic Games.
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14-Year-Old is Top Angler in Billfish Tournament

14-year-old Zachary ‘Zak’ Murck, of Davie, Florida, on Tuesday claimed the title of Top Angler in the 53rd Annual July Open Billfish Tournament.
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