REIGNING CHAMPS SYNERGY AND PIRATES START NEW SOFTBALL SEASON STRONG

The 2024 season of the Raymond “Mahassa” Mercer & Kathleen Fahie National Fast Pitch League kicked off in spectacular fashion as defending champions Synergy and Pirates secured victories in their respective divisions, setting the tone for an exhilarating campaign ahead. In the women’s division, Synergy asserted their dominance with a commanding 12-2 victory over Sparks … Continued

T20 CRICKET RETURNS TO GREENLAND ON SUNDAYS

The sound of leather on willow is set to echo once again across the grounds of the Greenland Cricket Field in East End, Tortola, as the British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) proudly announces the return of T20 cricket to the territory this weekend, on Sunday, April 14. The BVICA has unveiled an electrifying tournament … Continued

SKELTON OPTS OUT OF UPCOMING VISBA ELECTION

President of the Virgin Islands Softball-Baseball Association Rhodni Skelton has declared that he will not be contesting in the association’s upcoming general election in October. Skelton made the announcement during the opening ceremony for the 2024 Raymond “Mahassa” Mercer & Kathleen Fahie National Fast Pitch League last Saturday. Expressing his rationale to depart from executive … Continued

INGENUITY MEETS DEDICATION IN PUZZLE THE TURTLE’S REMARKABLE RECOVERY

A gruelling but inspiring rehab journey is unfolding for Puzzle, the green sea turtle who survived catastrophic injuries after being struck by a boat in February. An update posted to Facebook provided some insight 47 days into Puzzle’s recovery journey. The Association of Reef Keepers (ARK) rescued Puzzle and she defied the odds by pulling … Continued

OJ SIMPSON DEAD AT 76

Orenthal James “OJ” Simpson, the former American football star who captivated the world during his highly publicized murder trial and subsequent acquittal, has died at the age of 76, his family announced on Wednesday.  Simpson, who rose to fame as a talented running back and actor before his life was upended by accusations of brutal … Continued

MERCER & FAHIE HONOURED FOR SOFTBALL ACHIEVEMENTS

The Virgin Islands Softball Baseball Association (VISBA) made history on Saturday, April 6, as they unveiled the newly christened 2024 Raymond “Mahassa” Mercer & Kathleen Fahie National Fast Pitch League, paying homage to two icons who have left an indelible mark on the sport of softball in the territory. The opening ceremony for the league’s … Continued

WORLD ATHLETICS INTRODUCES PRIZE MONEY FOR OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS

In a groundbreaking move, World Athletics has become the first international sports federation to introduce prize money for Olympic medal winners, beginning with the upcoming Paris 2024 Games this summer. The historic decision by athletics’ global governing body will see gold medalists in each of the 48 athletics events at Paris 2024 awarded $50,000 from … Continued

USVI RETAINS KING OF THE COURT CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS TITLE – GERARD AWARDED MVP

In a thrilling showdown at the Multipurpose Sports Complex, Team United States Virgin Islands (USVI), led by Captain Khalid Gerard, clinched their second consecutive title in the King of the Courts Caribbean Championships, overpowering local favourites Team Tola in the championship clash on Sunday. Facing a packed audience, USVI showcased their dominance, outplaying Team Tola … Continued