NATIONAL Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer Jerry Diaz will compete in the 2023 WKO Shinkyokushinkai Karate Guam championship on Saturday, April 29, on Guam.
BILLIE Pangelinan and Elleayah Cruz are among the overall leaders in their respective classes after round three of the Marianas Racing Association’s 2023 Monster Energy Points Race Series at Cow Town Raceway Park on Sunday.
DAS Krishnan bested John Matsumoto in a score-card playoff to win the Saipan Golf Association February Ace of the Month title on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023 at the Kingfisher Golf Links.
(Reuters) — Jaren Jackson Jr. scored a season-high 37 points while Ja Morant added 17 off the bench in his return from an eight-game suspension as the Memphis Grizzlies secured the Southwest Division title with a 130-125 victory over the visiting Houston Rockets on Wednesday.
MICHAEL Castro and Me Ae Jeon shared the spotlight in the two-day Northern Marianas College Golf Open as they topped their respective divisions at Laolao Bay Golf & Resort.
THE Marianas Soccer League 2 kicked off Sunday with Chang Bai Hu, the Women’s Development Team and MP United Football Club beating their respective opponents at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville.
THE Lady Blue Jays earned their third win in the ladies division of the 2023 Budweiser Belau Amateur Softball League by trouncing the Hot Shots, 14-2, Sunday at the Dandan baseball field.
MIAMI (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout had dreamed of this moment, along with millions of fans throughout Japan and the United States: the two biggest stars on the planet, longtime teammates, facing each other at 60 feet, 6 inches, the world title at stake.
(Reuters) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points against his former team and Jalen Williams added 20 as the Oklahoma City Thunder continued to solidify their playoff standing Tuesday with a 101-100 victory over the host Los Angeles Clippers.
DOMINIC Kieffer showcased a stellar performance in the championship flight of the Northern Marianas College Golf Open, shooting two-over par for a net total of 146 at the LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort.
AFTER a three-year hiatus because of the pandemic, the Saipan Seventh-day Adventist School held the 12th edition of its annual 5K Hope Run on Sunday with a total of 109 participants.
THE Saipan Tactical Airsoft Group or STAG held this year’s first airsoft shooting competition on Sunday, March 19, at the former La Fiesta Mall in San Roque from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
THE Saipan Centennial Lions Club or SCLC held the opening ceremony for season two of its basketball league at the Civic Center basketball court on Sunday, March 19, 2023.
(Reuters) — Taurean Prince outdueled Julius Randle in a battle of performances that flirted with history Monday night, hitting all eight of his 3-point shots and scoring the insurance basket with 10.4 seconds remaining as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves edged the New York Knicks 140-134.
JOHN Terlaje may not have made it to the top three in the C Flight division of the Northern Marianas College Golf Open held over the weekend at Laolao Bay Golf & Resort, but he made a hole-in-one to win a brand new 2023 Hyundai IONIQ 5 SEL from Triple J.
MARIANAS High School claimed the girls title, but the boys of Saipan Southern High School topped their division in the PSS Interscholastic Outrigger Race Series with a flawless total of 85 points on Saturday at Kilili Beach.
MARIANAS High School silenced all doubters during the IT&E Interscholastic Basketball League championship as they bested Kagman High School by one free-throw shot, 56-55, to win the boys high school division title on Saturday at the MHS gym.
(NMSA) — Northern Marianas Sports Association President Jerry Tan issued the following statement regarding the postponement of the 2023 Micronesian Games that the Marshall Islands was supposed to host in July:
THE 21st Annual HANMI Charity Classic Golf Tournament will be held on July 15, 2023, at LaoLao Bay Golf & Resort west course.
(Reuters) — Keldon Johnson had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Devin Vassell added 29 points as the San Antonio Spurs came back from 24 points down to beat the visiting Atlanta Hawks 126-118 on Sunday afternoon.
THE Marianas High School girls came out on top during the double-point finale in the girls division of the PSS Interscholastic Outrigger Race Series, garnering a total of 75 points on Saturday at Kilili Beach.
LILY Muldoon continues to rule the running scene as she claimed first place in the Northern Marianas Athletics’ third installment of the NMI 10KM Women’s Run on Saturday morning at American Memorial Park.
LEOWELL Cristobal continues to progress in the world of weightlifting as he recorded another personal best on Saturday, March 11, at the Crestview Bar Slam weightlifting meet in Crestview, Florida.
(MVA) — The Marianas Visitors Authority has announced that Saipan Marathon will not be held this year due to necessary budget adjustments delaying adequate planning time for a favorable season for international participation. For more information, contact MVA at firstname.lastname@example.org or (670)…
(Reuters) — Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey scored 31 points apiece as the Philadelphia 76ers won their eighth straight game, beating the short-handed Indiana Pacers 141-121 on Saturday in Indianapolis.
(Reuters) — Lauri Markkanen scored 28 points with 10 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz rallied late to take a 118-117 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night in Salt Lake City.
THE 10th Micronesian Games have been postponed indefinitely, according to Joey Miranda III, secretary general of the Micronesian Games Council.
Photos by James F. Sablan Jr.
THE two Kanoa Football Club teams tasted victory on Saturday as they overcame their respective opponents in the U14 boys division of the TakeCare Youth Soccer League at the NMI Soccer Training Center in Koblerville.
“THE dynamics between one’s family and fitness journey can be challenging,” said National Academy of Sports Medicine personal trainer Jerry Diaz.
THE CNMI Weightlifting Federation’s annual Marianas Cup is looking to be a very competitive event with a total of 32 athletes registered to compete this Saturday, March 25, at the Ada gym.
Mobil Oil Marianas Inc. has donated $3,000 in cash and gift cards to the Northern Marianas College Foundation in support of its upcoming Golf Open on March 18 and 19. In photo are Mobil Oil Marianas Inc. representatives Edward Flores, Jovita Castro Flores, Malaina Kileleman, and Sergio Alves…
BACK in the day, weightlifting was not recommended for kids.
SUFA notched a win in the men’s division of the 2023 Budweiser Belau Amateur Softball League by outplaying Wattsup, 13-6, at the Dandan baseball field on Sunday.
ELEVEN teams will compete in the Tan Holdings Saipan Baseball League which will kick off on Saturday, March 25 at the renovated Francisco “Tan Ko” Palacios Baseball Field.
(NMC) — As part of its efforts to support higher education in the CNMI, Marianas Pacific Distributors recently donated $5,000 in cash, in-kind prizes, and beverages to the Northern Marianas College Foundation for its golf open this weekend.
(Reuters) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 116-104 on Tuesday to become the NBA's first team to reach the 50-win mark.
MARIANAS High School 1 came out on top of a four-team championship on Saturday by accumulating a total of 34 points in the high school division of the TakeCare-PSS Interscholastic Badminton League at the newly renovated Ada gym.
THE Hot Shots earned their first win in the ladies division of the 2023 Budweiser Belau Amateur Softball League by pummeling Lady Sufa, 25-3, Sunday at the Dandan baseball field.
TEAM Tomodachi has won the 2023 Roccball Championship games held at the Marianas High School Gym for the second time in two years. Team Tomodachi defeated the players of Nakama in the best two out of three game series for their back-to-back title.
(NMC) — McDonald’s of Saipan announced that it will be offering a $3,000 hole-in-one cash prize for the Northern Marianas College Foundation’s upcoming golf open on March 18 and 19, 2023.
(Reuters) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 46 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks used a 14-5 run late in the fourth quarter to defeat the host Sacramento Kings 133-124 on Monday.
(Reuters) — Klay Thompson helped Golden State build a big lead with a 33-point first half, Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole chipped in with 23 and 20 points, respectively, for the game and the Warriors survived a Phoenix Suns rally to pull away late for a 123-112 victory on Monday in San Francisco.
SAIPAN International School recorded a perfect season by defeating Agape Christian School, 20-10, 21-19 to win the boys middle school division championship of the NMIVA-PSS Interscholastic Volleyball League on Saturday at the Marianas High School gym.
THE NMI Women’s National Soccer Team gave it their all, but they were outplayed by their two opponents in the Asian Football Confederation U20 Women's Asian Cup 2024 Qualifiers in Palestine.
SAE Hee Kim ruled the CNMI Women’s Golf Association March golf tournament on Saturday at the Laolao Bay Golf & Resort west course.
Photos by James F. Sablan Jr.