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St. Croix's 40GSA Girls' Soccer Academy in blue, with some of their Puerto Rican competitors during their recent Borinquen adventure. (Image provided by 340GSA)

St. Croix Girls Soccer Academy Travels to Puerto Rico

Fourteen St. Croix girls travelled to Puerto Rico for four days, Oct. 5 through 8, and got exposure and experience with competitive level soccer.

V.I. Football on the Rise; Coaches Say it Needs Support

With the Virgin Islands high school football season kicking off Friday with a match between the Ivanna Eudora Kean and Charlotte Amalie high schools, those involved in the sport say its popularity is on the rise and local athletes need continued support.

Kansas State Athletics Elects UVI President David Hall to the Hall of Fame

In addition to his various accomplishments, Hall was a stand-out college basketball player, finishing his career with 1,007 points and 827 rebounds.

Eduardo Garcia Making Successful Transition from Track to Road

Garcia has been successfully making the transition from the track to road running over the past four years, including his successful career at the University of Florida where he joined fellow V.I. team member Eddie Lovett to lead the Gators to NCAA Division I National Championship titles

Viya Adds More Sports to Cable TV Channel Lineup: NFL Network, NFL RedZone

In time for another highly anticipated football season, Viya announces two new additions to its diverse Cable TV lineup: NFL Network and NFL RedZone.

Sharks, Archers to Face Off in Flag Football Finale

Saturday will be the icing on the cake for fans of the Men’s Summer Flag Football League, as the league's two top teams will face off in the championship game. The undefeated Sharks and the Archers will kick off the league finale at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lionel Roberts Stadium.

Diageo USVI to Sponsor Local Athletes in ‘Race to Rebuild’ Triathlon for Charities

“Diageo USVI is excited to offer up to $5,000 towards entry fees in the ‘Race to Rebuild’ for athletes who are residents of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John, ages 18 and over,” said Erica J. Johnson.
Clayton Laurent, Jr. delivers another series of combo shots to Sherman Artis in Saturday's gith in Brooklyn, New York.

Laurent Improves to 2-0 with Second Round TKO

For Clayton Laurent, Jr., Saturday night’s fight at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn was just as much mental as it was physical. After an interminable wait, he dropped his opponent three times in two rounds en route to a TKO.

Peyton Manning Congratulates DOE on $40,000 Smarter Football Equipment Grant Award

From a pool of 1,400 applicants, DOE was one of 18 that received awards. The territory's four high schools will each receive $10,000 to purchase new equipment for their football programs.

Men’s Flag Football Season Comes to End with Victories for Canes, Sharks

The final week of the men's flag football regular summer season concluded Saturday night with the Canes coming out victorious in the first game and the Sharks completing their domination of the season with a perfect record.

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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.
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