Lee Frawley and her horse, Rhapsody, celebrated Frawley's birthday week by representing the Virgin Islands at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France.
She competed Tuesday in the para-dressage team test, using as a warm-up for the week.
"It was actually my birthday on Tuesday, and as I rode out of the arena the commentators called out to me and started singing Happy Birthday to which the crowd all joined in," Frawley said. "Truly an unforgettable moment."
V.I. Pace Runners hosting Labor Day Road Race
ST. CROIX - The V.I. Pace Runners will host the 32nd annual Labor Day 5-kilometer Road Road on Monday.
The 5 p.m. race will start and finish at Arawak Bay Inn at Salt River on Salt River Road.
The race goes east on North Shore Road and back and is sponsored by Arawak Bay The Inn at Salt River, which will host the post-race award activities, including refreshments and a hospitality tour of the bed and breakfast inn.
Donald O. Senthill Men & Women Modified Pitch League
- Vybes 16, STJ Dominicanos 6: Claudio Simon earned the victory, and Freisy Castillo suffered the loss.
Athniel Thomas Sr., was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, and Miguel Rojas was 2-for-2.
- Storm 10, Rookies 5: Christopher Berry earned the victory, and Kareem Henley took the loss.
Causton Merchant Jr. was 3-for-4 with two RBIs in the wi
TORTOLA - A year after the Iron Fists Gym was established, amateur boxing on Tortola has taken off with Saturday Night Fights at the East End Long Look Community Center.
With the assistance of the U.S. Virgin Islands Boxing Federation, which staged a bout here in 2008 with USVI and Puerto Rico fighters, the idea of boxing in the British Virgin Islands was six years in the making.
The gym's opening spurred greater interest. July's MMA in Paradise event helped to propel the Saturday Night Fights series, which began last weekend.
Governmental & Industrial Co-Ed League
- Airport 89, Education 87, OT: Agyei Gregory scored 29 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Airport, which leads the series 2-0.
Shawn Samuel and Jahmari Rivera scored 17 points apiece for Airport.
Wilson Ferrance scored 23 points and had eight rebounds, and Keryn Donnadel had 22 points for Education.
The series continues
Cy Thompson of St. Thomas won the CORK Olympic Classes Regatta last week in Kingston, Ontario, a strong lead-in to next month's world championships.
In Canada, Thompson competed in 15 races over five days, clinching the championship with two races to spare. He finished in the top five in 12 races, winning five and topping Canadian Olympic sailors in their own waters.
Up next are the International Sailing Federation's championships on Sept. 8-21 in Santander, Spain, a qualifier for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janiero. More than 1,300 sailors for more than 80 nations will compete next month in Spain.