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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former powerboat racer who digitally penetrated a female crew member on St. Thomas “in the presence of several individuals while traveling in a taxi van” has been released from jail after posting $50,000 cash bail, as first reported in the Virgin Islands Daily News. Hugh D.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Jerome Tang, the associate head coach of Baylor’s men’s basketball team, is no stranger to guiding teams in the NCAA Tournament. But Tang is calling the Bears’ appearance in this season’s tournament — his ninth in “the Big Dance” — “definitely different.” “There’s a different feel — the bubble, the lag

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BELMOPAN — For some, the notion of an isolated, utterly private Caribbean atoll may conjure up fantasies of tropical indolence — chaise lounges on a white-sand beach, umbrella drinks and perhaps a paperback. There are chaise longues and umbrella drinks available at Turneffe Flats. But most days the chairs are

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Undaunted by the competition, the USVI National Basketball team won the silver medal at the FIBA CentroBasket Women’s Championship this weekend. With a second place finish, the U.S. Virgin Islands’ squad earns a berth in the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2021 Championships taking place in June.

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KINGSHILL — For the first 20 minutes of the first half, the U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national soccer team looked to be in tune with opponent Antigua and Barbuda. Then the Antiguans began playing to a different tune, which led to a 3-0 victory over the USVI National Team

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KINGSHILL — Over the past few weeks, the players of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national soccer team have undergone some strenuous workouts. In training camp in Florida, and now practicing on St. Croix, the USVI’s players have had to learn a new system and a new approach to

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Despite being down for majority game Wednesday night, Puerto Rico came up victorious against the Virgin Islands, winning 73-69 in Group A’s Round Robin of the Centrobasket Women’s Championship 2021 in El Salvador. Point guard Pamela Rosado led the way for Puerto Rico with 18

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SAN JUAN — A former St. Croix resident is accused of domestic violence in Puerto Rico after an alleged incident last summer, authorities said. Craig Herbert Scott has been out on bail in Puerto Rico since July 24, 2020 in case #202010002874 of the Criminal Superior Court in Aguadilla, court

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital celebrated the life and contributions of former hospital worker Delysia Ione Duncan by naming “The Delysia Ione Duncan Hall” in her honor. The hospital also expressed “deep gratitude to Tim Duncan for his generous donation of a medical-grade oxygen generator.” Through her many

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CHRISTIANSTED — It started off as a phone call out of the blue to Tajama Abraham-Ngongba. But it didn’t take many more to convince the St. Croix native to return as head coach of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior women’s national basketball team. Abraham-Ngongba, currently in her eighth season as

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