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Stoby Fends Off Farley For Ceres Juices 10K Series Crown Dean Greenaway Nov 8, 2016

After coming within three seconds of Renold Brown's 13-year old Virgin Gorda College Classic Series record in his last outing, Reuben Stoby wanted to take down the mark on Saturday morning, but thought long and hard about his afternoon battle with Julius Farley for the Ceres Juices 10K Series overall crown.

Stoby Threatens Virgin Gorda College Classic Series Record Oct 20, 2016

Reuben Stoby narrowly missed the Mourant Ozannes College Classic Series record on Saturday, as the race was a pink affair in the Valley, Virgin Gorda, where the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College teamed up the Valley Sound Lions supporting the fight against breast cancer. Participants sported pink or carried pink balloons and took advantage of free post-race breast exams organized by the Lions and conducted by HLSCC nurse Patricia Hanley.

Rotary Sunrise, Rotary of Tortola Finish in Dramatic Tie Dean Greenaway Oct 4, 2016

While Gayle Lindsay, a former 400/800m was on holiday visiting her twin sister and churning out a victory in the process and Rebuen Stoby was continuing his winning ways, the Rotary Sunrise Club was upending defending champions Rotary Club of Tortola, who hadn't lost a Service Clubs Cross Country race in the last 11 seasons of the Mourant Ozannes College Classic Series.

Harrigan-Scott, Kelly Reflect On Rio Olympic Games Dean Greenaway Aug 26, 2016

Sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott left her third Olympic Games disappointed after an unlooked for performance of 11.54 seconds in her 100m heat in Rio de Janeiro, where she finished sixth. Compounding matters was the fact that the three times Olympian ran and unchallenged 11.40 days before she departed for the competition.

Strong Fields Set To Compete In 2nd OECS Championships Dean Greenaway Jun 23, 2016

TORTOLA-Organizers are expecting 150 visiting athletes and officials for the 2nd OECS Track and Field Championships scheduled for Tortola on July 2-3, at the A. O. Shirley Grounds, with non OECS member Puerto Rico's Women's 4x100m Relay team seeking to solidify their #16 ranking for the Rio Olympic Games.

Farley Upsets Stoby In Ceres Juices 10k Series Opener Dean Greenaway Jun 13, 2016

When he entered the A. O. Shirley Grounds after a see saw battle through the streets of Road Town, Julius Farley kept looking back, just incase he had to dig a little deeper. It wasn't necessary as he had created enough separation between himself and challenger Reuben Stoby, to break the tape in Saturday's Ceres Juices 10K Series Opener in 39 minutes and 24 seconds-much to his surprise-for his first victory of the season over his rival, who had been dominating the road racing scene.  

Tynelle Gumbs Dominate Region I Championships Dean Greenaway May 11, 2016

Central Arizona College sophomore Tynelle Gumbs, systematically dominated the Region I Championships, winning three of the four throws, ahead of the upcoming National Jr. Colleges Athletics Association Championships on May 17-19, at South Plains College, in Levelland, Texas.

BVI To Host 2nd OECS Track and Field Championships Dean Greenaway Apr 27, 2016

TORTOLA-The British Virgin Islands will host the 2nd Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Track and Field Championships, July 1-3 at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds and officials are expecting 'top flight competition' from the sub region's athletes.