The Virgin Islands Swimming Delegation was represented by 13 swimmers and two officials at the XXI Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) 2016, held in Nassau, Bahamas, June 29 through July 2.
The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that, aware of current deadlines for qualifying for major championships in track and field, V.I. National Track and Field team members are making final efforts at the end of this Olympiad to make those marks.
The 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) is the longest, annually-held angling contest in the Virgin Islands.
The annual Virgin Islands National Track and Field Championships were held on Saturday, June 25. For the first time the venue was the new IAAF certified track at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas.
Mia Nicolosi is quick to tell you that her ambition in sailing isn’t earning the Top Girl prize. Instead, she has always set her sights on the overall top trophy, beating all the other girls and boys alike. The 13-year-old St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC) sailor achieved her goal by winning the 24th International Optimist Regatta (IOR), held June 17-19.
Minimizing mistakes, racing proactively and sticking to the game plan were the skills junior sailors on Team Spectra (Coral Reef Yacht Club) CRYC used to win Thursday’s TOTE Maritime Team Racing Championships.
A near record 115 junior sailors, 8-to-15 year-olds, representing seven countries, set sail June 17 to 19 in the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), which was presented by Electronic Merchant System (EMS) Virgin Islands. Their participation will be prefaced by partaking in the TOTE Maritime Clinic, June 13 to 15, and TOTE Maritime Team Race on June 16.
The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF)has announced that the VITFF Championships will be held June 25, at Ivana Eudora Kean High School track. All Virgin Islands athletes who are registered with VITFF are eligible.
As far as dreams go, bringing home a gold medal from this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is high up on the list for V.I. amateur boxer Clayton Laurent Jr.
Al McBean East Little League announces this past weekend’s action during the Inter-Island Baseball Tournament at Lionel Roberts Stadium.