Led by their Jr. Girls 4 x 400m Relay quartet, Sprint Tech Track Club athletes demolished two Jr. relay records during Saturday's 41st Flo Golden South Classic in Claremont, Fla., as several athletes also recorded personal bests marks.
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Djimon Gumbs put the disappointment of fouling out the Discus Throw during the morning session behind, by unleashing a National Youth Record throw in the Shot Put, to close the BVI Athletics Association National Jr. Championships on Saturday, which was highlighted by several personal best performances.
Several Under 18 Girls kicked off Session I of the BVI Athletics Association National Jr. Championships last night with record performances, highlighted by High Jumper Z'Niah Hutchinson and Javelin Thrower Arianna Hayde.
MAY 25—St. Augustine sophomore and British Virgin Islands native Khari Herbert, ran a lifetime best, missed the territory’s 400m national standard by 0.11 seconds when he finished third in Saturday’s NCAA Division II Championships 400m in Allendale, Michigan.
BIRDROCK, St. Kitts, APRIL 7—Anchor leg Jonel Lacey capped off her Carifta Games career in fine fashion on Monday night, to end the 44th edition of the regional premier Jr. Championships at the Kim Collins Stadium in Bird Rock, St. Kitts and Nevis, helping the BVI to snatch the U20 Girls 4x400m Relay silver medal from the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago, ending the competition with two silver and one bronze medal.
BIRDROCK, St. Kitts, APRIL 6—Trevia Gumbs who missed the podium last year, won the BVI's first medal at the 44th Carifta Games on Sunday morning in the Silver Jubilee Stadium—renamed in honor of St. Kitts and Nevis' sprint icon Kim Collins—while Jonel Lacey picked up bronze in the 400m Intermediate Hurdles during the afternoon session.
BIRDROCK, St. Kitts. APRIL 5 –L'Tisha "Bella" Fahie and Taylor Hill's personal bests 100m performances highlighted the first full day of action in the 44th Carifta Games with a historical flair in the twin island federation of St. Kitts-Nevis.
DECEMBER 8–Following the second longest season in its history that ended on November 28, the BVI Athletics Association is gearing up for its 6th Athletes Awards Gala, where its partner Sol will dole out the 2014 Athletes of the Year Awards in Youth, Junior and Senior divisions.
JULY 14—Two BVI Carifta Games bronze medalists in track events who have established National Jr. Records this season will represent the territory at the IAAF World Jr. Championships in Eugene, Oregon, July 22-27.
JULY 21—Five track and field athletes have qualified for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China and will join a swimmer and sailor at the games next month.
MAY 5—Although bad weather delayed the Day II start in the LIME National Youth Championships on Saturday morning, resulting in the merging of a session, it did not deter the athlete’s competitive spirit that began on Friday night.
FORT De FRANCE, Martinique—British Virgin Islands athletes walked away from three days of stiff competition against the region’s best in the 43rd Carifta Games that wrapped up in Fort de France, Martinique last night, with five important qualitative statistics—personal bests set, medals won, National Youth and National Jr. Records broken and IAAF World Jr. Championships qualifiers.
FORT De FRANCE, Martinique—Two individual bronze medals and an U18 Girls 4 x 100m Relay bronze medal brought the BVI’s 43rd Carifta Games medal haul to four after the second day of intense competition in Fort de France, Martinique on Sunday night.
FORT de FRANCE, Martinique—Sprinter Nelda Huggins won a Carifta Games medal for the fourth successive year and debutant Akeem Bradshaw leapt to a Triple Jump National Youth Record as BVI athletes closed the first day of the 43rd Carifta Games in Fort de France, Martinique on Saturday night.
ORT de FRANCE, Martinique—The BVI opened Session I of the 43rd Carifta Games in Fort De France, Martinique on Saturday morning with a fourth place finish in the Shot Put and two 400m runners advancing to tonight’s final.
MARCH 24— Nelda Huggins of Top Notch Track Club, a two times Carifta Games U17 Girls 100m silver medalist, won her fourth straight BVIAA-LIME National Jr. Track and Field Championships sprint double to highlight the weekend competition.
MARCH 9—It was a night that 2013 Carifta Games U17 Girls 400 silver medalist Tarika “Tinker Bell” Moses will cherish among her high school memories.
MARCH 3—While an earlier conformer for the ‘showdown in Road Town’ 100m dash didn’t show, several personal best performances highlighted Saturday night 10th BVI Athletics Association Development Series meet.
FEBRUARY 23—Fast Lane Track Club’s Shaquoy Stephens dropped the fastest time ever recorded by a home based athlete in his second century of the season and Top Notch Track Club’s Akeem Bradshaw had the best home based Triple Jump series ever, among highlights of Saturday evening’s 9th BVI Athletics Association Development Series meet.
FEBRUARY 17—Fire and Rescue Services can continue bragging until they meet again, after another victory over Police to end activities in Friday night’s Johnny Hassan Relays.
FEBRUARY 11—Who will get bragging rights this year? For the last year, the Fire and Rescue Service Department have had bragging rights after defeating Police in their first matchup in the Johnny Hassan Relays a year ago.
FEBRUARY 9—After a pedestrian effort last week, National Jr. Record holder and 2013 Carifta Games U17 Girls 100m silver medalist Nelda Huggins shifted gears and ran her fastest century of the season to highlight Friday night’s BVI Athletics Association sixth Development Series meet.
FEBRUARY 2—A National Record in the Shot Put and an IAAF World Jr. Championships 200m qualifier for two 2013 Carifta Games silver medalists, highlighted the 5th BVI Athletics Association Development Series meet on Saturday at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.
JANUARY 27—A day’s delay because of inclement weather and a rains during the early part of competition on Saturday morning, affected the overall number of participants but did not diminish the competitive juices in the BVI Athletics Association 4th Development Series Meet, that saw two St. Croix participants joining athletes from St. Thomas, Tortola and Virgin Gorda in action.
JANUARY 18—A pair of twin sisters demolished a set of Tahiriah Lewis’ 12-year old National Records in the throwing events, highlighting the BVI Athletics Association third Development Series meet at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds on Friday night.
JANUARY 13—The BVI Athletics Association launched a new initiative in its annual Development Series, when for the first time in its history competition was organized outside Road Town.
JANUARY 12—Fresh off establishing a 400m National Scholastic Record last year and being the only male athlete qualifying for the 8th IAAF World Youth Championships, Kyron McMaster made his 400m Intermediate Hurdles debut and established a National Youth Record, as the 2014 BVI Athletics Association Development Series kicked off on Friday evening.
JULY 14—The British Virgin Islands joined Jamaica and Barbados as the only English speaking Caribbean countries to earn a medal in the 8th IAAF World Youth Championships that wrapped up today in Donetsk, Ukraine, when the Medley Relay quartet earned silver behind the United States in a NACAC 1-2 finish.
MAY 19—Khari “KJ” Herbert won the 400m at Saturday’s 37th Golden South Classic in Orlando, Florida, while Kyron McMaster was fourth with a time that improved his National Scholastic Record in the event, leading four athletes to career best performances.
NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 2—Judine Lacey passed the Bahamas’ U17 Girls 4x400m Relay anchor leg in the last 50m, to give the BVI its fourth silver and record eight overall medal, to close out the 42nd Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas on Monday night, solidifying the territory’s historic ties to the archipelago in the championships.
NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 1—After fourth and fifth placed finishes in the U17 Girls 4x100m Relay and the U17 Boys Shot Put, the BVI will begin its drive for more medals on the final day of competition in the 42nd Carifta Games here in Nassau, Bahamas today.
NASSAU, The Bahamas—Another chapter was added to the BVI’s Carifta Games historic ties to Nassau, The Bahamas, when the territory’s athletes bagged four medals on the opening day of the 42nd edition of the premier regional Jr. Track and Field Championships.
MARCH 22—The BVI Athletics Association today, officially announced its delegation to the 42nd Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas, during a press conference at the Dept. of Youth Affairs and Sports.
MARCH 11—Several personal bests and double winners concluded the third session of the BVI Athletics Association National Jr. Championships on Saturday evening, which also served as the Carifta Games Trials.
MARCH 4—A by product of track and field’s growth and development, will see for the first time since the territory began participating in the Carifta Games in 1976, the BVI Athletics Association holding its Carifta Games Trials—which also serves as the National Jr. Championships—over two days.
FEBRUARY 27—The curtains will come down on the 2013 Gatorade Development Series on Friday night, with the Rey O’Neal Fast Times meet, starting at 5:30 p.m.
FEBRUARY 25—Fire Services relegated the Police Department to third place in their 4x100m relay showdown in the Johnny Hassan Relays—the fourth leg of the 2013 Gatorade Development Series—on Friday night, while seven athletes posted World Youth Championships marks in individual events.
FEBRUARY 14—The fourth Gatorade Development Series meet at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb 22—the Johnny Hassan Relays in honor of the former BVI Athletics Association President—is shaping up to be more than just a battle between clubs, schools and St. Thomas teams.
FEBRUARY 10—Two times Carifta Games U17 Girls 100m medalist Nelda Huggins paced a slew of IAAF World Youth Championships and additional Carifta Games qualifiers, in Saturday’s Gatorade Development Meet #3, the Rose Phillips King Adams Classic.
FEBRUARY 7—Athletes from eight teams including an athlete from St. Croix’s Hounds and Foxes, will compete in Saturday’s 3rd Gatorade Series Development Series Meet, which begins at 10 a.m. on the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.
FEBRUARY 5—For the last 10 years, Tahesia Harrigan-Scott has been the face of BVI Track and Field. Alone at many Games and Championships along the way earlier in her career, she had always been asking Chief Coach Dag Samuels one simple question.
FEBRUARY 5—After they went through sessions on nutrition, massage therapy and anti doping, Grenada’s Kirani James joined the parade of Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships gold medal speakers, Dwight Phillips, J.J. Johnson and Harvey Glance from the USA, at the Feb. 2, Tahesia Harrigan-Scott Speed and Technical Clinic.
FEBRUARY 3—Fellow Caribbean athlete, London 2012 Olympic Games and Daegu 2011 IAAF World 400m champion Kirani James, underscored the importance of getting an education, when he shared his testimony with 76 young British Virgin Islands athletes during the Tahesia Harrigan-Scott Speed and Technical Clinic on Feb 2.
DECEMBR 30—Sprinter Karene King—who led the 100 and 200m rankings for the first time and had a consistent season despite narrowly missing the Olympic Games qualifying standard—was the BVI Athletics Association Sr. Female Athlete of the Year presented by Sol.