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MICRO GAMES OPENING CEREMONY

The 2014 Micro Games is officially underway after the opening ceremony kicked off all the sports.

By Robert Balajadia

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POHNPEI – The hosts of the 2014 Micronesian Games wanted to get the opening ceremony off on a high note. Having a man jump out of a plane while having him wave the official 8th Micro Games flag over the crowd of spectators and teams couldn’t kick off the games on any higher note.

Team Guam marched in with all the other eight islands with every intention to take gold in every sport they are participating in.

The ceremony consisted of cultural dancing, songs, and even speeches from Pohnpei’s government officials and heads of the Micro Games administration. The messages were to have fun, be safe, and enjoy the stay on the Island.

A lighting of the Micro Games torch past the team flags was the official send off from the Pohnpei community to all the teams starting Monday morning (an hour ahead is Pohnpei time) with the swimming/tennis events followed by the Men’s volleyball team at 10 am.

Monday Games

8 am Swimming/Tennis Events

10 am Men’s Volleyball vs. Nauru

11 am Women’s Fast Pitch Softball

12 pm Men’s Basketball vs. RMI

1 pm Men’s Baseball vs Kosrae/Men’s spearfishing weight inn

4 pm Women’s Volleyball vs. Palau

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Members of the womens fast pitch Tamisha Fejeran bearing the Guam for the opening ceremony. (Photo by Joey Blas)

Members of the womens fast pitch Tamisha Fejeran bearing the Guam for the opening ceremony. (Photo by Joey Blas)

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