U12 Futsal march on

Local stars thrash NWS Country 13-0 THE national U12 futsal team have maintain their winning streak, thrashing NWS Country 13-0 in the day two of the Australian State Championship in Sydney, yesterday. The victory pushed them to the top of the table in their pool with 9 points from three matches. Excited U12 Head Coach…

Arosi King into finals

Arosi King advances to the grand final after defeating Anuta 2-1 in the first semi final of the Ward 5 under 20 championships in Arosi II, West Makira on Tuesday. The second semi final will be between Oneita and BYC. Winner of the two teams will takes on Arosi King in the grand final which…

Why no hockey prize presentation?

CLUBS participating in the 2015 Hockey competition are demanding an explanation from the Hockey Federation as to why they ended the competition without any prize presentation. Speaking on behalf of the three clubs that involved in the competition last year, Simon Tavake said the federation needs to explain their action for not holding any prize…

JFK’s heroic link to the Solomons

November saw the 52nd anniversary of the assassination, in 1963, of US president John F. Kennedy. Twenty years earlier, Kennedy, then a US Navy lieutenant, was in command of a torpedo patrol boat sunk by a Japanese destroyer in the Solomon Islands. Travel writer JOHN BORTHWICK looks back:  ‘DON’T mention the war,” shrilled John Cleese…

Police raid settlement

Kwaso, marijuana seized POLICE confiscate thousands of litres of kwaso and dozens of marijuana plants during a raid they conducted at Taba’a settlement in central Honiara, last Saturday. The police’s Christmas and New Years’ Special Operations Team carried out the raid. “The success of this operation is another significant symbol of the community working together…

Good start for Young Futsal stars

Two young futsal teams, the U12 and U14 kicked of their competition at the Australia State championship in Sydney, Australia with positive results. They won three matches and lost one in total. In their first matches the U12 defeated their rival South Australia 7-4 while the U14 went down to Victoria with a close margin…

Player sends best wishes

    One of the two best players for the U14 futsal team Patterson Kiriau whose visa was not approved has sent his good luck wishes to the team.   Young Kiriau was unfortunate to join the U14 futsal team participating in the Australia State Champion currently underway in Sydney, Australia.   But despite of…

Local signs up with PNG club

Gigira Laitepo United in Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Soccer League NSL has signed Patrick Miniti Jr as the club is looking to boost its campaign this year.  This was confirmed by Miniti Jr in an interview with the Star Sports from Port Moresby yesterday. According to Gigira team manager Thomas Taberia, the signing of…

2016 New Year’s honors and award announced

The Governor General has announced the honors and awards for the New Year 2016 on behave of her majesty the Queen. The awards were as follows: 1.      Order of British Empire OBE _Robinson S Fugui- Service to the government in the area of environmental health and community development 2.      Members of the British Empire MBE…

Governor General on employment

We all have to build Solomon Islands, its economy and protect its reputation as a country of progress, peace, stability and vision. These are the words of the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui, when delivering his New Year’s speech last week. He said that, we are all aware that there is high unemployment in our…