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An artist drawing of the proposed Paul E. Joseph Stadium. (Submitted drawing)

Paul E. Joseph Stadium Construction Awaits Permit

Department of Public Works officials said construction on the Paul E. Joseph Stadium project will resume no later than May, and they anticipate a completed stadium by June 2022.

UVI Cancels Spring Sports for 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands announced that in the best interest of its student-athletes it has canceled spring sports for 2021, curtailing athletic travel to and from the states.
A recent court ruling may have a serious impact on plans for sports tourism based on horse racing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. (Source file photo)

Horse Racing Industry Dwindles Amid Litigation

While there is still hope for the resurgence of horse racing in the U.S. Virgin Islands, though there has been word of an agreement in a court battle, the territory's two horse tracks are still closed.

Reopening of Sports Will Follow Strict Pandemic Protocols, Officials Say

Calvert White, commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation told senators on Monday that he doesn't know when sports will resume.

Dominican Republic Beats USVI in FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier

The U.S. Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team lost to the Dominican Republic, 89-75, in Punta Cana, D.R., in its FIBA AmeriCup qualifier.
USVI point guard Walter Hodge battles past a pair of Cuban defenders in Friday's game in Havana. (Photo by FIBA)

V.I. Men’s Basketball Set To Resume AmeriCup Qualifiers Sunday

The U.S Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team will take to the road this weekend to play the Dominican Republic in the third FIBA Americup qualifier.

UVI’s New Men’s Basketball Coach Ready to Make an Impact

The first hire of the University of the Virgin Islands' new Athletic Director Jerel Drew is Alfonzo Duncan, who will be the next head coach of men’s basketball, bringing 30 years of coaching experience to the Buccaneers. 

CAHS Alumni Begins Effort to Chronicle 100 Years of School’s History

The Charlotte Amalie High School Alumni Network had planned a series of activities to highlight the school’s centennial, but due to the global health crisis, the network was forced to rethink those plans.

V.I. Lacrosse Association Becomes Member of World Group

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.

Education, Parks and Recreation Announce Sports ‘In a Bubble’

As the government looks to open up leisure activities, a collaboration between Sports, Parks and Recreation and the Education Department will give 82 local student-athletes the chance to participate in a “Combine in a Bubble” program aimed at getting them into college.

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