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Thursday, January 28, 2021

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VI Track and Field Federation Reacts to State of Emergency Due to COVID-19

World and regional track and field competition, have, for the most part, been canceled or postponed until 2021, including the Tokyo Olympic Games, CARIFTA and others.
Horses race in 2011 at St. Croix's Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack. (File photo)

Governor Meets With Senators to Discuss Restarting Horse Racing in USVI

Thursday’s meeting was convened to discuss the ongoing mediation between VIGL and Southland Gaming over the use of video lottery terminals at the racetracks.

Virgin Islander Aliyah Boston Named Unanimously to All-America Team

Aliyah Boston, a St. Thomas-born sophomore at the University of South Carolina, was announced on Thursday as a unanimous selection to the Associated Press' preseason college basketball team.

2020 VI Game Fishing Club’s Wahoo Windup Tournament Set for Nov. 22

Prizes will be awarded to anglers catching the three largest wahoo by weight and to the Top Boat, determined by the total weight of wahoo caught. Catch the largest wahoo over 75-pounds and win $10,000! It’s not impossible.

Nicholas D’Amour Wins Bronze Medal at the 2020 Gator Cup

Nicholas D’Amour earned a bronze medal (Senior Male Recurve Division – 70 meters) at the 2020 United States Archery Team (USAT) Gator Cup in Newberry, Fla., against the best archers in the United States.

Department of Health Clarifies That Team Sports Are Not Allowed

An announcement made by the Virgin Islands Soccer Association that the season will begin resulted from a misunderstanding that led it to plan the season thinking that permission had been granted.

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.

UVI Welcomes New Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Alfonzo Duncan brings over 30 years of experience in intercollegiate coaching and athletic administration to the department at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and II and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level.

Shen Dragon Students Achieve Shodan 1st Degree Black Belts

On Oct. 20, seven of the Shen Dragon Karate Dojo students endured an 8 ½ hours examination for their black belts.

St. Thomian Nicholas D’Amour Takes Silver in Prestigious Archery Competition

With the culmination of the recurve men’s competition, the Online Archery Cup of the Americas comes to an end.