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.
World-class competition was on full display at the Choice Wireless V.I. Open Tennis Tournament, hosted May 26-30 by the St. Thomas Yacht Club. Seventy tennis players from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and the U.S. Mainland – which included professional as well as a strong contingent of amateur or B Division competitors – definitely proved this event’s reputation as the ‘Wimbledon of the Caribbean.’
The Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year was announced during an awards presentation at the San Diego Port Pier after racing at the Sperry Women’s National Championship. This is awarded annually to an individual who has performed at the highest level of competition in district and national championships.
The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington.
The 2016 Women's International Match Series Aguilar Match Race (CAMR), presented by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism and set for Dec. 1 – 4, will be the fifth finale event of the 2016 WIM Series.
St. Croix’s Lew Muckle Elementary School (LMES) Lady Lions Softball Team scored 17 to 6 and 12 to 2 in a best out of three match against the St. Thomas – St. John District’s champions, the Joseph Gomez Elementary School.
To celebrate Bastille Day head down to Hull Bay, St. Thomas, for the 28th Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament. Scheduled for July 17, this 28th annual event is one of the top 10 destinations worldwide to celebrate this French National Day, according to online travel advisor Hotwire.com.
The St. Croix Track Club (STXTC) Mustangs won 11 medals at the AAJI (Asociacion de Atletismo Juvenil e Infantil) Championships for 14-19 year-olds in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, on May 22. STXTC took nine athletes who qualified for the championships to the games.
Avery Joseph is a freshman at Central Michigan University (CMU), a graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School and a member of the Cheetah’s Track Club.