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.
"As you may or may not be aware, Limetree Bay Terminals and Limetree Bay Refinery (collectively “Limetree”), the now-owners of the shuttered oil refinery formerly operated by Hovensa, intend to begin refining crude oil on the site as soon as 2020. A key environmental permit is up for public comment on the EPA website, and I encourage you to take this opportunity to tell the federal government what matters to you by Monday, Nov. 25. This facility used to be one of the ten largest oil refineries in the world. Its impacts on the island cannot be understated," writes attorney and environmentalist Elizabeth Neville, and an open letter to the Source. #visource#usvi #opinion ... See MoreSee Less
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