Kauai wrestlers headed for Junior Nationals

WAIMEA — A couple of Kauai’s young wrestlers will soon compete on the national stage. Westside Wrestling Club’s Matt Tamanaha and Jolette Miner-Ho will join Team Hawaii and take part at the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals, which begins July 12 in Fargo, N.D.

After Germany’s exit, Mexican fans celebrate by showing love to Koreans

I was just as shocked as anyone else following the FIFA World Cup when defending champion Germany was eliminated in the group stage following its stunning 2-0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. And with that result, Mexico advance to the knockout round despite suffering a 3-0 loss to Sweden.

Kauai High grad recognized by Council

LIHUE — One of Kauai’s highly decorated student-athletes can add one more award to the trophy case. Kauai High School graduate Taegan Keep received a certificate of recognition by the Kauai County Council on Wednesday morning at the Historic County Building.

Islanders sweep; A’s hold off Barteks

The Kauai Senior Softball League played four games at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex Softball Stadium on an extended schedule and another three at the Eleele Softball Auditorium — the smallest park in the league.

Kauai footballers traveling to Europe

KALAHEO — A couple of young soccer players from Kauai will head to Spain to test their skills. Nicholas Semblante, of Waimea High School, and Whitney Lugo, of Kauai High, will join youth club Honolulu Bulls SC and compete in the Donosti Cup, an international tournament in San Sebastián, Spain.

Has Ronaldo proven he’s greater than Messi, G.O.A.T. status?

It’s the one question that has gotten soccer fans from all over into heated debates: Who’s the greatest? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. The two are clearly the best soccer players. If one is asked who’s the best in history, three names usually come up: Pelé, Ronaldo and Messi. They’re simply in a class of their own.