Posted on Dec 19 2004

December King of the Lanes on Dec. 26 and 27

The Saipan Bowling Association will hold its final monthly Pepsi King of the Lanes Tenpin Bowling Tournament of the year in the two days following Christmas, Dec. 26, and Dec. 27, at the Capitol Bowling Center.

SBA officer and tournament director Ross Zapanta said that Sunday’s roll-off would begin as early as 4pm, while Monday’s competition starts at 6pm. Awarding ceremonies immediately follow the end of competition on Monday.

For more information on the Pepsi King of the Lanes Tournament please e-mail SBA through Zapanta at or SBA vice president Ador Dimaano at

DCCA launches Christmas hoop tourney

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs announced they would host the 2004 Christmas Basketball Tournament from Monday, Dec. 27 through Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium.

The basketball tournament is open to 14-and-under basketball teams. The DCCA said the Top 3 finishers of the eight-team tournament would get trophies and possibly cash prizes.

Coaches and managers are requested to submit their rosters and entry fees as soon as possible.

The cost to register a team for the first ever event is $50, and the first eight teams to pay are guaranteed slots to the tourney.

For more information, please contact tournament director Jonathan Tenorio by calling 664-2503/8.

NMI Crime Stoppers Slow Pitch Softball next month

The 3rd Annual NMI Crime Stoppers Slow Pitch Softball Tournament will run through January 7, 8,and 9 at the Oleai Sports Complex softball field.

Aside from the regular softball competition, the tournament will also host two categories of homerun derbies.

Entry cost per team is $250, and the cost to enter the homerun derbies is $20 per individual. All checks should be made out to NMI Crime Stoppers.

For further information, please contact Eric David by calling 664-9022, Jim Ripple by calling 235-2302, or Jerry Ayuyu by calling 664-9127.

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