Timmons records hole-in-one
Area golfer Joseph Timmons recorded a hole-in-one on Thursday at the Kona Country Club Mountain Course’s hole No. 5 from 140 yards using an 8 iron. Witnesses were Tim Coyle and Dave Parish.
Brantley Center golf tourney Sunday
Brantley Center Inc. will host its 34th annual golf tournament at 7 a.m. Sunday 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.
For questions or to request registration forms, contact Steve Pavao at 775-7245 or 430-0267 or by email to email@example.com.
Kai Opua honored by chamber of commerce
Kai Opua Canoe Club earned an award for its commitment to hosting the Queen Liliuokalanai long distance canoe race.
The Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce presented its Visitor Industry Marketing Award to Kai Opua at the chamber’s annual membership meeting and luncheon on June 29. The race attracts visitors from many parts to the Kona and Kohala areas.
Kai Opua Canoe Club received the award “for its successful marketing efforts in attracting national and international visitors while providing a viable connection to Hawaii’s storied history and culture,” the chamber said in a press release.
The 41st annual Queen Liliuokalani begin Sept. 1 and continues through Sept. 3. The Labor Day Weekend races draw more than 2,500 competitors from around the world to race the 18-mile open ocean course.
Kealakehe needs baseball coach
Kealakehe High School seeks a varsity baseball coach for the 2012-13 season.
Applications are available in the high school’s attendance office, and the application deadline is July 20.
For more information, call 327-4300, ext. 2213 after July 16.
Keaau seeks judo coach
Keaau High School is currently seeking to hire a boys and girls judo coach for the upcoming school year.
Anyone interested in the job should apply in person at the main office. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. Friday. For more information, please contact the school’s athletic office at 982-4220, ext. 2229
Kealakehe fall sports tryouts this month
Kealakehe High School’s fall sports tryouts will begin in late July.
Students wanting to participate in fall sports must complete physical examination and athletic consent forms before doing so.
The forms are available in the school’s attendance office.
The first day of practice for each fall sport begins at 3 p.m., with other information listed below:
c Cheerleading: July 28 (band room)
c Football: July 29 (Waverider Stadium)
c Bowling: July 29 (KBXtreme)
c Girls volleyball: July 29 (high school gym)
c Cross-country: July 29 (Waverider Stadium)
c Air riflery: Aug. 6 (riflery range)
For more information, call 327-4300, ext. 2213 after July 15.
HI-PAL hoops tourneys this summer
The Hawaii Police Department’s traffic services section and the Hawaii Island Police Activities League will conduct Click It or Ticket 3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments on the following dates:
c July 20-22: Papaaloa Gymnasium in Laupahoehoe
c July 29-Aug. 1: Kekuaokalani Gymnasium
c Aug. 10-12: The new covered sports building in Panaewa
c Aug. 24-26: Honokaa Parks and Recreation sports complex
c Sept. 8: Naalehu gymnasium (tentative)
The tournaments offer five boys age divisions (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14), a high school boys division, three girls age divisions (10-and-under, 12-and-under, 14-and-under) and a high school girls division. The tournament’s age cutoff date is Dec. 31, 2011.
Each division has a limit of 10 teams. Teams interested in participating must complete registration materials two weeks prior to the start of a tournament.
Submit registration packets at the community policing office (formerly the receiving desk in the public safety building) in Hilo or the Kona police receiving desk.
Interested teams may also fax materials to 961-2209 in East Hawaii or 327-3583 in West Hawaii.
For more information, call Joseph Botelho at the East Hawaii HI-PAL office (961-2220) or Randy Morris at the West Hawaii HI-PAL office (326-4646, ext. 258).
Soccer training program Aug. 3-4 in Kailua-Kona
The Zig Kory Soccer Academy will conduct a soccer training camp Aug. 3-4 at Old Kona Airport Park in Kailua-Kona.
Ziggy Korytoski, the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s men’s soccer coach, will oversee the camp.
One session for players ages 8-18 will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3, with two more sessions scheduled for 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $80 before July 22 and $95 thereafter.
A little kickers program for ages 4-7 costs $45. For more information, contact UH-Hilo assistant director Terry Yamane at 640-0694 or Diane at 938-9391, or call the American Youth Soccer Organization at 329-2151.
PCA Summer ‘Fun Raiser’ Aug. 18 at Big Island CC
Big Island Country Club will host the Puu Anahulu Community Association 10th annual “Fun Raiser” golf tournament on Aug. 18. The event is sponsored by the PCA and raises funds to support association community projects.
The event is a four-person team, modified scramble using the latest July handicap. Check-in is at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $100 per person, which includes green fee, cart, prizes and awards luncheon at the Puu Anahulu Community Center immediately following the tournament.
Registration forms are available at the Big Island Country Club, located on State Highway 190 at mile marker 20, or on the Big Island Country Club website, bigislandcountryclub.com. Registration deadline is Aug. 6. Registrations received by July 28 will be entered into a special drawing. For tournament or fundraising information, call 325-5428.
Michigan Golfer columnist on Emily T. Gail Show
Terry Moore, who is a regular columnist, travel writer and was the founding editor of Michigan Golfer, will be a guest on this week’s Emily T. Gail Show, which is available at espnhawaii.com under “lineup” and as an iTunes podcast.
Moore covered 29 Masters tournaments and seven Ryder Cups.
Moore will discuss how being a recreational golfer led him to create the Michigan Golfer Magazine and all that has come with his success, including becoming a Michigan Golf Hall of Fame member. He’ll give some updates on the U.S. Senior Open taking place at Indianwood Country Club near Detroit.
Also, Gail will have updates on the Bike Works MS Charity Team Ride for all levels of riders, the Team Mango events on Wednesday evenings, and Bert Roussel’s 27th Mardi Gras golf tournament to fight cancer. The tournament is sold out, but people can still make donations. She will also have info on the golf specials at Mauna Kea Resort and Waikoloa Beach Resort.
For information on the Emily T. Gail Show, contact Gail at 896-6780.
Past shows are available at facebook.com/emilytgailtalkstory.
Local golf tourney results
M&M Ladies Golf Club
July 3 results
c A flight scores: 1. Mary Desisto 25.5; 2. Phyllis Maffi 30
c B flight scores: 1. Judy Pettersen 29; 2. Mitsuyo Oshima 30.5
c Low Putts: Yuko Suzuki 28
c Note: Members played, “red, white and blue.”
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Women’s Golf Club
c Scores: 1. Ailota Nesheim/Mary Vandamme/Carole Abarcar 77; 2. (tie) Hawn Hawkins/Maureen Brown/Mary Desisto 82; 2. (tie) Margaret Dewers/Audrey Hamilton/Mona Peck 82
c Closest to the pin: Mary Desisto (3); Hawn Hawkins (6); Ailota Nesheim (12); Margaret Dewers (16)
c Accurate drive: Mary Desisto
c Note: Members played “three-person scramble.”
Big Island Country Club
c Scores: 1. Jim McCully/Al Droscoski/Eddie Salas 17 under; 2. Rick Robinson/Ray Poston/Steve Rickard 16 under
c Low net score: Rick Robinson 68
c Closest to the pin: Rick Robinson (5); Eddie Salas (8); Jim McCully (13, 17)
c Note: Members played “three-person team, two low net.”
c Scores: 1. Barb Poston/Ray Poston/Tom Johnson/Eddie Salas 22 under; 2. Barb Poston/Steve Rickard/Al Droscoski/Jim Stafford 19 under
c Closest to the pin: Barb Millslagle (5, 8, 13); Steve Rickard (17)
c Note: Members played “four-person team, three low net.”
June 30 results
c Scores: 1. Reed Bender/Jim Stafford/Barb Poston 20 under; 2. Jim McCully/Steve Rickard/Frank Jung 16 under
c Low net score: Reed Bender 66
c Closest to the pin: Rick Robinson (5); Reed Bender (8, 17); Steve Rickard (13)
c Note: Members played “three-person team, two low net.”
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c A flight low net scores: 1. Dave Peters 63; 2. Harvey Honda 71
c B flight low net scores: 1. (tie) Chuck Wells 68; 1. Bill Stockly
c Closest to the pin: Bill Stockly (5, 12); Dave Peters (15)
c Tournament winner: Dave Peters 63
c Ace of the month of June: Chuck Wells
Men’s Golf Club
c Low net scores: 1. Gene Young 67; 2. (tie) Chuck Coupe 69; 2. Barry Foye 69; 3. (tie) Bruce Totten 70; 3. Jim McQuaid 70
c Closest to the pin: Sid Yanabu (3, 17); Barry Foye (5); Peter Liljeholm (12)
c Low gross score: Bruce Totten 79