AmeriCup Qualifiers to return in ‘bubble’ format
When Kaya Evans was considering her choices to continue playing basketball beyond high school, she had plenty of options to choose from at stateside programs.
While sporting events within the U.S. Virgin Islands’ schools — both public and private — are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, that doesn’t mean the athletic programs are at a complete standstill.
Just seven months ago, Kristene Kelly was plenty happy in her job as one of the lead administrators with an Ivy League college’s athletics department.
Kristene Kelly is taking another step upward in her career as a college athletics administrator — this time joining a school affiliated with one of the nation’s top athletic conferences.
Five former St. Croix Dolphins swimmers — all who have competed internationally with the U.S. Virgin Islands National Team — recently led a clinic for current Dolphins swimmers at the St. Croix Swimming Association pool.
The University of the Virgin Islands took a big step towards righting its beleaguered athletics program with the hiring of a compliance specialist at the Historically Black College and University.
There won’t be any horse racing (or even training of race horses) in the U.S. Virgin Islands for the forseeable future — at least not until issues between the USVI government and the territory’s two major gaming operators are resolved, and restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic…
U.S. Virgin Islands native Horace “Hoss” Clarke, who spent a decade playing in the major leagues for two different teams, passed away Wednesday. He was 81.
Kevin Dowdy and his players on St. Croix Central High School’s tackle football team have been putting in the work over the summer to prepare for the 2020 season.
St. Croix native and future Naismith Hall of Fame inductee Tim Duncan won’t be with the San Antonio Spurs when the NBA restarts its 2019-2020 season later this month in Orlando, Fla.
St. Croix teenager Danielky Cedeño posted the fastest overall time Sunday to win the Keep Your Distance Time Trial on St. Croix, the opening event of the Virgin Islands Cycling Federation’s race season.
ST. THOMAS — Sailing is social distancing at its best. No one knows this better than St. Thomas’ Chris Rosenberg and his 15-year-old son Christian, who won the IC-24 class, and St. Thomas’ Marcus Compton, who topped the Hobie Wave class, in this weekend’s inaugural St. Thomas Yacht Club Invi…
ST. THOMAS — Nearly two dozen teams, with skippers hailing from the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the United States and Sweden are ready to take their start today in the inaugural St. Thomas Yacht Club Invitational Regatta.
Brooklyn Nets rookie forward-center Nicolas Claxton, whose parents are from St. Thomas, will miss the NBA’s restart after having successful arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder earlier this week.
ST. THOMAS — When R. Jalani Horton took over as head coach of Charlotte Amalie High School’s varsity girls basketball team, he inherited an already solid and winning program.
Charlotte Amalie High School head coach Eroy Carey talks with Ajani Blyden during the first half of boys championship game against Central High School in the 27th annual IAA/McDonald’s Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational tournament on St. Thomas. Carey will take over for R. Jalani Horton as …
The University of the Virgin Islands has entered the next phase of its process for hiring two key positions within its athletics department — winnowing down the dozens of applicants for both its athletics director and head coach of the university’s men’s basketball team.
ST. THOMAS — The sailing community in the Virgin Islands has been hard hit this spring, with three major regattas in the territory canceled because of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
West Indies captain Jason Holder believes the encouraging global response to the sprawling Black Lives Matter movement could prove an inspiration to his players when they take on England in the upcoming three-test cricket series.
The 21st edition of the Paradise Jam women’s basketball tournament will feature a past winner and two teams that finished nationally ranked in an aborted 2019-2020 season.
ST. THOMAS — For the last 2½ months, John Vasbinder has been waiting for the opportunity to get his St. Thomas Stingrays swim team back in the pool.
St. Croix native Tim Duncan will have to wait a little longer before he’s officially inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.