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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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