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20th Annual 8 Tuff Miles Tests Almost 1,300 Runners

The sun had barely topped the hills of St. John Saturday morning as 1,280 runners began to gather outside Cruz Bay’s National Park Visitor Center for the 20th annual 8 Tuff Miles race.

Sailing Association Names Canfield Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year

The V.I. Sailing Association named Taylor Canfield 2015's Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year, the third year in a row Canfield has won the organization's award. 

Dates Are Changed for Choice Wireless VI Open Tennis Tournament

The celebration of Memorial Day in the Virgin Islands means patriotic parades, beach barbecues and now tennis. The Choice Wireless VI Open Tennis Tournament, nicknamed the “Wimbledon of the Caribbean,” will take place May 26-30 and be hosted by the St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC).

Soccer Game Scores for Both Regions, Schedule of Games Given for Next Sunday

Both the St. Thomas and St. Croix Regions resumed the 2016 portion of the 2015-16 on Sunday, Jan. 10, at Lionel Roberts Stadium and the Drive Inn, respectively.

STAR Gives Information on Three Upcoming Events

St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners reminds runners of Martin Luther King Jr. Walk/Run, the Women's Jogger Jam. Also, there will be a 26.2 mile run for cruise ship passengers and locals.

M.L. King Jr. Basketball Tournament Scheduled for Jan. 15-18

The 2016 IAA/McDonald’s Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament is less than three weeks away, and this edition features a special guest from South Carolina. Gray Collegiate Academy Basketball will on take on the best boys’ teams the territory has to offer. Girls' teams will also compete.

Canfield Still Undefeated After Day 2

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.

Roble, Canfield Top Field in First Day of Carlos Aguilar Match Race

The Christmas winds provided the perfect conditions for the first day of racing at the seventh Carlos Aguilar Match Race, presented by AeroMD.

BCB Downs Antilles for Flag Football Championship; Lack of Players Cancels Turkey Bowl

What was slated for three exciting games to culminate the football season was knocked down to two Wednesday night after the cancellation of the traditional All-Star Turkey Bowl due to a lack of players.

South Carolina Wins Men’s Paradise Jam Title

It’s taken 12 years for South Carolina to start its basketball season with five straight wins. This year, the team’s 5-0 start comes after winning the V.I. Paradise Jam men’s championship Monday night.

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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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