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The Virgin Islands have been recognized as the 68th member of World Lacrosse, the international organization of the sport, the USVI Lacrosse announced on Friday.
The USVI Soccer Association announced at a press conference on Zoom and Facebook on Thursday that the Virgin Islands Men’s Premier League will return to play on St. Croix.
Konner and Karson Kendall grew up on St. Thomas and have represented the U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Team. They were playing soccer in the U.S. when COVID-19 shut down sports.
There is only one way to go for Virgin Islands Soccer and that is up after the team cemented a last place finish in its group in the lowest division during the first season of CONCACAF Nations League.
The UVI home sports schedule started this week as the women’s basketball team hosted Cumberland University for a pair of games at the Sports and Fitness Center.
The U.S. Virgin Islands started Sunday's Olympic qualifying soccer game on St. Croix with hope that if it could Barbados by more than one goal, it would advance a step closer to the Olympics. But the visitors broke open the scoring early and never looked back, winning the game 5-0 and clinching a spot in the next round of Olympic qualification.
Four Virgin Islands teens are in Spain, where they will compete for a spot in professional clubs academies. The players from the USVI that left Monday on the trip are Elton Richards, Dalton Parr, Connor Querrard and Jimson St. Louis.