- 01 VIDEO: Tropical Disturbance NNW of Chuuk Heading Toward the Marianas
- 02 GPD Investigating Death of Man Found Inside Tamuning Hair Salon; Neighbors Identify Him as Nic Tolentino
- 03 Matao Three-Peat as Champion of EAFF Round 1 Tournament
- 04 VIDEO: GMH Administrator Verga - "Guam Memorial Hospital Is Broke" and "Miracles Are Running Short"
- 05 VIDEO: DOE Defends $298.8M Budget Request
- 06 VIDEO: Civille - The U.S. Government Has Endorsed "A Policy of Kidnapping" in Order to Take Seleznev Into Custody
- 07 GPD: Cepeda & McCord in Custody for July 2 Shooting Incident; 2 Others Accused of Obstructing McCord's Arrest
- 08 VIDEO: First Shipment of 10 Head of Cattle From Saipan Arrived This Morning
- 09 VIDEO: Our View - "Venerating Debt"
- 10 VIDEO: Redhawks Thump Blues 10-0 In BABL
Latest Sports News
GUNG Taotaomona 5K Set For Aug. 9 Guam - The Guam National Guard (GUNG) Taotaomona 5K Run, postponed earlier this month due to Tropical Storm Neoguri, has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 9th.
Micro Games: Tennis Doubles Advance To Gold Match Pohnpei - Brian Tuncap Jr. overcame a slow start outlasting Anthony John on court 2 to set up a showdown against Charles Oliver Jr. for the golden battle of the Jrs. Tuncap won in three sets 2-6,...
Micro Games: Women's Volleyball Improves To 6-1 Pohnpei - Wind gusts to 20 mph along with heavy downpour continues to hamper efforts to get tennis, fast pitch softball and baseball events moving.
Micro Games: Weather Affects Outdoor Sports In Day 6 Pohnpei - The rains wreacked havoc on outdoor sports in the 8th Micronesian Games in Pohnpei. Guam's paddling teams had problems at turning points while the men's volleyball team weathered a tough...
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Construction Industry 5.6K FUN Run/Walk August 9 (July 25, 2014, Hagatna, Guam) – The Construction Industry presents the 5.6K Construction Industry FUN Run/Walk. The event will be held on August 9, 2014 at the Chamorro Village. Show time will be...
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Chagui'an Massacre Memorial Mass August 8th Guam - On August 8th, at 10am, a mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Anthony Apuron in Yigo at the site of the Chagui'an massacre.
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2014 Mister International Guam Casting Call - Saturday August 30 July 9, 2014- Hagåtña, Guam will host its first Mister International Guam (MIG) male pageant.
War in Pacific Park to Conduct Workshop on "Teaching with Historic Places", Thru August 1 Guam - The War in the Pacific National Historical Park has announced its first ever educator professional development workshop, titled History Methods: Teaching with Historic Places.
Guam - The search continues this morning [Monday] for a missing 18 year old paddler off Matapang Beach. Guam Fire and Rescue manned a command post throughout the night, and family and friends spent the nighting awaiting the results.
Sunday, a 21 year old woman died after the outrigger canoe she and 5 others were aboard overturned in high surf. They were members of the George Washington High School rowers club. Another man aboard a smaller outrigger canoe went to their rescue but his canoe also overturned in the high surf.At the Search & Rescue Command Post Sunday night, Guam Fire Department Battalion Chief Roy Dirige told PNC News the acident happened just after 5 pm.
Coast Guard, Guam Fire and Guam Police all joined in the rescue. It is not clear whether any of them were wearing life jackets.
More than 20 people had gathered behind the Command Post by early Sunday evening. Family members of the missing paddler, and of the others involved in the incident, along with their friends, and supporters of the island's canoeing community had all gathered waiting for word on the outcome of the search.About a dozen were still waiting Monday morning.
U.S. Coast Guard PIO Lt. Junior Grade Wade Thompson told PNC News that 1 HSC 25 helicopter was involved in the search, along with the Cutter Assateague. Captain Dirige said 3 GFD Rescue units are involved in the search along with assistance from Guam GPD.
Chief Dirige said that the man in the smaller outrigger who had made the initial rescue attempt was himself rescued, along with a woman and another man from the larger canoe. All 3 were pulled off the reef by GFD personnel on jet skies after being spotted by the HSC-25 helicopter.
Chief Dirige said the woman was lifeless when she was taken off the reef. GMH Nursing Supervisor Sally Quichocho told PNC News that the 21 year old woman was pronounced Dead On Arrival at the hospital Sunday evening. Another male paddler from the larger canoe was in stable condition at GMH.The 4 other canoers were all rescued without injury.
At the scene, the President of the Marianas Paddle Sports Racing Association [MPSRA], Jeff Nantino, told PNC News that even though the paddlers on the larger canoe were members of the GW High Rowing Club, not all of them were GW High School students.
Nantino said he had coached the missing 18 year old when he was a student at GW, but the 18 year old had since graduated. He declined to reveal the man's name.
The 21 year old woman who drowned was also a member of the GW rowing club and she was not a student either.
Nantino declined to say whether the other 4 paddlers on the larger outrigger were students. He also declined to explain what they were doing out there when a High Sruf Advisory was in effect.
"We're in shock," Nantino told PNC News. "Our hearts go out to the families," he said.The National Weather Service had issued a High Surf Advisory that went into effect Sunday morning at 6am and is scheduled to last through Thursday evening at 6 pm.
The surf "definitely played a big role" in the accident said Chief Dirige. "It was 10 to 12 feet when he got here."
The larger canoe broke in half and it is remained logged in the reef as of Sunday night. GFD personnel on the scene Monday morning said the canoe had now broken completely apart.
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