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Plaskett Defends V.I. Cockfighting

The sign for the Estate Glynn cockfighting arena. (Bill Kossler photo) After several past efforts, it looks like cockfighting is now banned throughout the United States, including the territories, as of December 20, but not...

USVI finishes with Two Losses in Inaugural Nations League Play

Kassall Greene controls the ball for the Virgin Islands in a recent loss against the Cayman Islands. There is only one way to go for Virgin Islands Soccer and that is up after the team...

UVI Women Pick Up First Win; Men Fall to 4-6 on Year

Tavion Pierson fights through a screen during UVI’s loss on Friday Night Against Keiser University. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy) The University of the Virgin Islands women’s basketball team earned its first win of the...

Marriott Owners Donate to Renovate Frenchtown’s Ballfield

A $45,000 check is presented to Commissioner of Sports, Parks and Recreation Calvert White for the renovation of the Joseph Aubain Ballfield in Frenchtown. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee) DiamondRock Hospitality, the owners of Frenchman’s...

UVI Women’s Basketball Drops Pair as College Athletics Return to the VI

Aizia Travis dribbles the ball past a Cumberland defender during the first game of the season. (Kyle Murphy photo) The UVI home sports schedule started this week as the women’s basketball team hosted Cumberland University...

Horse Racing Commission Chairmanship Still Under Dispute

Sen. Kurt Vialet at a Sept. 27 Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation Committee hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature) Senators voted Friday to move forward a bill that would set district requirements...

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...

Kean High Basketball Pins Hopes on MLK Tournament

FRENCHTOWN -- Excitement filled the air at McDonald's restaurant Tuesday. Cameras clicked and uninformed athletes beamed behind a banner that evoked excellence and unity in competition. That's how the 25th Annual Martin Luther King Varsity...

Weekend Sports Fest Planned for October

CRUZ BAY --  The second weekend of October promises three days of team spirit, competition and fun on St. John as the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation hosts a Youth Sports Festival. Organizers...

Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Set for Sunday

That big?? These and other whoppers will be told and caught at the July 15 Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament. If you have a boat and some lines to cast, you can register for a...