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Jam: Division 1 Teams Rout Pair of Island All Star Squads

The first week of summer Paradise Jam wrapped up over the weekend with all-star teams from the British Virgin Islands and the USVI teams lose games against Abilene Christian and Northern Kentucky, a pair of teams that both played in the NCAA tournament last season.

V.I. Archery Federation on St. Croix Is Expanding to St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands Archery Federation is committed to the growth of archery in the territory and has recently acquired land in conjunction with the Department of Planning and Natural Resources on St. Thomas for a permanent archery range.
Shakoy Peters hits a lay-up in the second half for a USVI All-Star team that fell to Northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

USVI Loses a Heartbreaker as Summer Paradise Jam Opens

An all-star team from the U.S. Virgin Islands led most of the way but suffered a heart-breaking last second loss Wednesday night as he summer edition of Paradise Jam kicked off at the Sports and Recreation Center on the University of the Virgin Islands' St. Thomas campus.

Swimming, Basketball Begin for USVI Athletes at Pan American Games in Lima

Swimming: Three athletes representing the U.S. Virgin Islands Olympic Committee began competition in several swimming events on Tuesday at the 2019 Pan American Games...

UVI’s Sports and Fitness Hosting Summer Paradise Jam

Four Division 1 basketball teams, one Canadian university, the national team from the British Virgin Islands and an all-star team from the USVI will participate in the 2019 summer edition of Paradise Jam, with all games taking place at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas.

Both USVI Archers Win Gold Medals at State Games of America

After the second and final day of competition at the 2019 State Games of America, St. Thomian Anne Abernathy and Crucian Bruce Arnold have both won gold medals in their respective divisions at this biennial event.

USVI Soccer Male U-15 Begins Concacaf Tournament With Win

The USVI are participants in Group I in the third division. This division is made up of 9 teams, split into two groups. After winning their first match on Aug. 5, their next match day is Tuesday, Aug. 6, with Bonaire.
USVI point guard Walter Hodge lines up a shot against Puerto Rico. (Photo from USVI Olympic Committee)

USVI Men Lost Game But Won Fans

The U.S. Virgin Islands lost to Puerto Rico, 101-89, Wednesday morning in their second game for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, but won the hearts of fans attending the event.

Archer Arnold to Represent V.I. at U.S. Open

Crucian Bruce Arnold will represent the Virgin Islands in archery at the 2019 U.S.A. Archery National Championships and U.S. Open beginning Aug. 14 in Dublin, Ohio, according to a news release from the V.I. Archery Federation.

USVI Loses First Game Against USA in 2019 Pan Am Games Debut

The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s basketball team took a loss to the United States in their first game for the 2019 Pan American Games on Wednesday with a score of 119- 84.





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