For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.
Ground Strokes Tennis Club member D’avian Lewis-Flynn placed third in the United States Tennis Association Caribbean District Junior Tournament held Sept. 18-19 on St. Croix.
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 Brewers Bay.
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.
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.
The determination to win and have fun proved the successful strategy for the top team in the 44th USVI Open/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 releases.
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.”
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.