Dockers, crowned champions of NGI

first_imgThe Dockers defeated the Hoskins Tamara 60 points to 15 in what was termed as a ‘fight among the wantoks’ challenge.Dockers was mainly made up of West New Britain boys living in the city.The boys returned today from Rabaul.Coach Sebastian Isu told Loop PNG that the boys put a good challenge with the Hoskins Tamara but was too strong for their opponent,  posting  a good margin of victory.He said even though many of the boys are new to the tournament, they put up a good challenge.“The boys were a bit tired during the start of the tournament but came back with a strong challenge,  defeating all the other six participating teams.”He said the tournament was also an exposure to the young boys making Aussie rules footy as their dream sport.The tournament started last Thursday and ended yesterday (Sunday).According to the team’s patron, Dominic Kaumu, he said winning the tournament was only part of the club’s objective of giving the players an end of the season trip but importantly promoting their game of AFL in the New Guinea Islands region.The club also donated a set of uniforms to their opponents,  Hoskins Tamara.Kaumu thanked the Bank of PNG Governor Loi Bakani for leading the team and the supporters for giving the boys good support during the tournament.He also extended his acknowledgment to Alphonse and Hilda Gale for their support and Sebastian Isu for his never ending support to the team.last_img read more

2015 Anchorage Municipal Election

first_img(Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage)With over 97 percent of the precincts reporting in, the winner has yet to be determined in Anchorage’s mayoral race.Leading the pack of 11 candidates is Ethan Berkowitz, with 36.84 percent of the vote. Amy Demboski and Andrew Halcro trail Berkowitz with 24.31 percent and 21.60 percent, respectively.If no mayoral candidate receives over 45 percent of the vote, a runoff election will be held between the two candidates who received the most votes.(Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage)Kathleen Plunkett leads the race for School Board Seat E, receiving 66.59 percent of the votes, to opponent Derrick Slaughter’s 32.12 percent.In the race for School Board Seat F, Tam Agosti-Gisler holds a 13 percent lead over David Nees.Elisa Snelling holds a 4 percent lead over Starr Marsett for School Board Seat G.last_img read more