New executive for BBA

Bellona Basketball Association (BBA) now has a new executive who will lead in the development of the sport for the next four years. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands National Basketball Development Officer, Moses Kivo who recently returned after a short visit to the province. The new members are President Mosley Taika, Vice President…

S-LEAUGE SHOWDOWN

SECOND round of the Telekom S-League is scheduled to kick off tomorrow pending the improvement of the current bad weather condition. A statement from the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) said most of the clubs have utilised the December/January transfer window to strengthen their line ups as they anticipate tighter competition in the second round…

United signs new players

Western United Football Club will be marching onto the pitch this weekend with a slightly different line-up compared to that of the first round of the Telekom S-league. The club yesterday revealed they have signed nine new players. The players are Fredrick Dola, Jonathan Tonisi, George Stevenson, Timothy Bakale, Atkin Kaua, Michael Sira, Alfie Chacha,…

Stop such brutal attack

The early morning attack on Brother George last Friday by some thugs should be condemned to its strongest term. It’s a cruel act coming from some selfish-minded people who are trying to take advantage of some few kind hearted people who are supporting the work of disable training in the country. Whoever, that is responsible…

Local youths raise funds for Vanuatu church

YOUTHS from Varamatta Seventh Day Adventist Church in Honiara last week helped raise 50,000 vatu ($3,750) for the extension of a Church on Pele Island in Vanuatu. The youths who travelled to Vanuatu after Christmas to attend Vanuatu’s National Youth Congress early this year, organised a praise and give concert at which the Varamatta youth,…

Soul Seekers have concert filmed live

LOCAL gospel boy-band, Soul Seekers, has had its final concert in Port Vila, Vanuatu filmed, produced live and soon to be released. The group, which left for Vanuatu a little after Christmas, have over the past two weeks involved in witnessing through music throughout Port Vila and also have had the opportunity to travel to…

Gospel monument erected

A MONUMENT to mark the arrival of gospel by Catholic missionaries in Langalanga lagoon of Malaita some 100 years ago was erected on Foudoru. The people of the village and surrounding communities celebrated the centenary last year. The Solomon Star on Tuesday travelled through the Langalanga lagoon and came across the monument on the small…

Buri marked new year with sports

Like any other rural communities in the country who recently welcomed the new year with sports, Buri village on Ranoggah island, Western province also spared few days to celebrate with sports. The three days tournament was organised from Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th January by a visiting relative from overseas who spent his vacation at…