The basketball and volleyball courts in the Jean-Louis Vanterpool Stadium, Marigot, will soon be completely under cover as part of a 2.3-million euro renovation of the stadium.

Reggie Coram (c), from St. Maarten Speedway on the Great Bay Promenade won the first national model car racing event of the year, Saturday. Coram bested a field of 26 other racers from as far away as Brazil, Canada and the United States to win the Hillbilly Nationals in Tennessee Saturday. In addition to racing, Coram is in the States to promote the fifth International St. Maarten Open that he and the Speedway will host in October.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC --Team Island Water World sailor Frits Bus will represent St. Maarten in Caribbean International Laser Regatta in Dominican Republic this weekend.

CAY HILL—Registration for the 16th annual Oyster Bay Youth Tennis Championship will be held at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex Tennis Pavilion Friday evening beginning at 7:00pm.    Tennis will be served up Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

CUL DE SAC--Leshawn Brown won the three kilometer Cross Country Run at Emilo Wilson Park. Brown, racing in the Under 17 group, covered the distance in 11-minutes 58- seconds, Sunday. Adrian Arrindell was second in the group with a time of 12 -minutes 22- seconds and Vitasha Carty was third at 13:10.

The St. Maarten Volleyball Association donated a new floor for L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium. The old court was in disrepair after being flooded by Hurricane Gonzalo in 2014.  Just prior to the storm the Rebels Veteran Basketball Association raised US $25,000 for a new scoreboard and to refurbish the Auditorium floor which had suffered water damage when faucets in the facility had not been turned off properly.

Motorcycle Races will be held on St. Eustatius Sunday starting around noon.

 MARIGOT—President of Association Moto Action du Nord (AMAN) Miguel Mingau said Tuesday he was very satisfied with the outcome of the drag racing event held Saturday in Grand Case and is already planning the next event for 2017 in the same location.

Sister Magda will face Sister Marie Laurence in the first semi-final of the RBC St. Maarten Little League Primary School Tournament at the Ballpark on Pond Island Wednesday starting at 5:00pm

CUL DE SAC--Caribbean General Contractors (CGC) Spartanz was crowned the inaugural Motorworld Twenty20 champions with a crushing 85 run win against Future Champs at Caribe Lumber Ballpark on Sunday.

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