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Short Hops April 23

Honokaa High seeks coaches

Honokaa High will accept applications for its boys and girls varsity basketball head coaching positions.

Applications are available from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the school’s main office. Submit completed applications in the main office or the athletic director’s office located in Honokaa Armory. The application deadline is Friday.

For more information, contact Honokaa Athletic Director Keith Tolentino at 775-8800, ext. 237.

Brantley Center golf tourney Sunday

Brantley Center Inc. will host its 34th annual golf tournament at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course.

The tournament features a two-person, best ball format, and the registration fee of $125 per person includes green fees and lunch. Check-in will be at 6:30 a.m.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the center’s website, Golfers must register by Friday to be eligible for the early entry drawing.

For more information or to register, contact Steve Pavao at 775-7245 or 430-0267, or contact Roland Kaneshiro at 987-7712 or by email to

Waimea Parks and Recreation softball tournament May 3-5

Teams may register for a Waimea Hawaii County Parks and Recreation coed softball tournament scheduled for May 3-5 at Waimea Park.

The entry fee is $200, and participation is limited to 12 teams. The tournament will benefit athletics in Waimea’s Parks and Recreation division.

For more information, contact Melissa Samura at 887-3014 or Kal Hiraishi at 345-6620.

Phenom 150 camps May 3-5

The Phenom 150 Hawaii Regional for high school level boys and girls, grades 9-12, is slated for May 3-5 at the St. Francis Schools gymnasium on Oahu.

The registration fee is $199, and each player will receive an Adidas Phenom uniform, four game guarantees, several hours of skill development and informative breakout sessions.

The Regional Camp concept is used around the country by Phenom Basketball to identify players to attend their national camps in the summer. All eligible players must attend a regional camp for evaluation and qualification for an invitation to Nationals. Nationals are well attended by many college level coaches. The camps are intense, informative and competitive to bring out the best in every participant to showcase their skills and talent.

For more information, contact regional camp director Kalani Silva at 747-9887 or by email to For more information on the national Adidas Jr. Phenom and Phenom 150 Camps this summer, go to and

Hawaii Cycling Club time trial May 11

HCC will hold the Upolu Airport training time trial on May 11. The TTT starts at Maluokalani Street in Kawaihae and finishes 16 miles north at the Upolu Airport Road sign.

Registration will be on Maluokalani Street from 7 to 7:40 a.m.. The prerace meeting will be at 7:50 a.m. near the start line. The talk story/aid station will be directly across the road from the finish line.

For additional information, visit

College-prep basketball camp June 3-7

Hawaii Island Hoops will hold its college-prep basketball camp June 3-7 at the Kekuaokalani Gym. Registration is ongoing. The camp includes Nike SPARQ Training, daily fundamental training workouts, shooting clinics, defensive breakdowns, team offense, individual skills competitions, team tournament and championship game. There will also be a 3-point shootout, free-throw and slam dunk contests, all-star games and awards ceremony.

The camp is open to boys ages 13-19 who are looking to improve their skills and learn a college-style program. The registration fee is $350 and includes instruction from NCAA, NAIA and junior college players and coaches, and evening college-prep seminars on academic requirements, financial aid and athletic recruitment. All meals are included in the registration fee.

To register, visit or For more information, contact Director Andy Smith at 937-3082 or by email to

Mudry on Emily T. Gail Show

Longtime golf writer Dick Mudry will be a guest on this week’s Emily T. Gail Show, which is available under “lineup” at and as an iTunes podcast.

Mudry has covered the PGA and LPGA tours for more than 30 years, and for 10 years he was the writer for the Masters Annual published by Augusta National. He will discuss the recent Masters tournament and the LPGA Lotte championship on Oahu last week.

Gail will share information on the Tommy Bahama seventh annual Big Island Classic to benefit North Hawaii Hospice on June 17.

Contact Brenda Supnet at 881-8686 or maunalanievents@timmybahama for information on the tournament. The event will be a four-person team scramble with 11 a.m. shotgun start. There will be a dinner and charity auction at Tommy Bahama.

For information on the Emily T. Gail Show, contact Gail at or call 896-6780. Past shows are available at, iTunes and

Beginner golf classes for women

Golf professional Rob Wohlgemuth will offer a five-week series of beginner golf lessons for women at Makalei Golf Club beginning May 18.

The classes are open to all women interested in the basics of golf. Classes meet five consecutive Saturdays from 8 to 10 a.m.

The cost for all five classes is $50. To enroll, call Wohlgemuth at 937-0130.

Big Island speed camp June 6-7

Joshua Abner, the track and field and cross-country coach at Honokaa High, and Rick Hagedorn of Speedburners will host the Big Island Speed Clinic at Konawaena High June 6 and 7.

The clinic will begin at 10 a.m. both days, with clinic-day registration at 9 a.m. June 6.

The cost of the clinic is $100 for both days. Runners who register before May 10 receive a $10 discount.

For more information, contact Abner at (270) 839-3136 or

Weekly golf tourney results

M&M Ladies Golf Club

April 16 results

c Blind draw team scores: 1. Randi Wilson/Linda Takei/Barbara Crutcher/Diana Butler 104 2. (tie) Diana Butler/Judy Pettersen/Pualani Willing/Dee Fraser 115; 2. Fletcher Olson/Norma Julia/Mitsuyo Oshima/Randi Wilson 115; 2. Sandy Webb/Dee Fraser/Wanda Goldscharek/Robyn Perry 115

c Closest to the pin: Sandy Webb (5); Barbara Crutcher (12); Judy Pettersen (15)

Na Wahine O Waikoloa

Thursday’s results

c A flight scores: 1. Kay Bryant 38; 2. Deborah Ingman 37; 3. Toshie Kinjo 36

c B flight scores: 1. Linda Vater 35; 2. Trish Kimball 34; 3. (tie) Audrey Hamilton 31; 3. Sandy Price 31

c Chip-ins: Maureen Brown (4); Kay Bryant (9); Toshie Kinjo (15)

c Closest to the pin: Dee Dee Kosa (3); Kay Bryant (6); Toshie Kinjo (12); Dee Dee Kosa (16)

c Note: Members played train wreck, full handicap.

Keauhou Kona

Men’s Golf Club

Saturday’s results

c A flight low net scores: 1. (tie) Olie Olsen 70; 1. Mike Robinson 70; 3. (tie) Bruce Totten 72; 3. Mike Gregg 72

c B flight low net scores: 1. Arvid Bjornton 9; 2. (tie) Jim McQuaid 71; 2. Bob Currier 71

c Closest to the pin: Walt Disney (3); JC Carlton (5); Chris Warren (8); Gene Young (14); Brian Hansen (17A); John David (17B)

c Low gross score: Bob Marten 76

Makalei Kolepa Hui

Saturday’s results

c A flight low net scores: 1. Stan Dodd 64; 2. Ralph Sallee 65

c B flight low net scores: 1. Joel Sparks 67; 2. Chuck Wells 69

c C flight low net score: Artie Guerin 63

c Closest to the pin: John Kiaha (5); Norm Pacheco (15)