Park advances at Manoa Cup
Henry Park fired a 1-over 72 on Monday in Honolulu to advance to match play at the Manoa Cup.
Park, a 2009 Kealakehe graduate and a three-time Big Island Interscholastic Federation runner-up, made the turn at No. 18 bogey-free at 2-under. After a rough stretch in which he bogeyed four of seven holes, he carded his third birdie of the round on No. 8 to tie for the 16th best score at Oahu Country Club.
The University of Hawaii senior will face Kauai High golfer Pono Tokioka (77) at 7:21 today in the round of 64 at the Hawaii State Match Play Championship.
Kyle Suppa, Nick Ushijima, Richard Hattori and Brandan Kop each shot 68 to lead qualifying. Two-time defending champion David Fink is the top seed after drawing a bye into match play.
Speed clinic at Konawaena today
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 today and Wednesday at Konawaena High.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. today, with the clinic running from 9 a.m. to noon on both days.
The clinic is open to athletes interested in becoming faster through proper speed training, and the cost is $100.
For more information, contact Abner at 430-9930 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Progressive strength training camp this week
Performance training and injury prevention specialist Daniel Mar Chong will lead the Mar Athletic Performance Enhancement Camp for students age 14 and older Wednesday through Friday at Hawaii Prep’s Nakamaru Fitness Center.
Students can choose from one of two camp times: 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 2:30 to 4 p.m. The camp fee is $100, and space is limited to the first 20 athletes.
The camp will cover the fundamentals of a progressive strength training technique. Mar Chong breaks away from traditional strength training and introduces new performance enhancement training techniques. At the conclusion of every workout there will be a 10-15 minute presentation on hydration, nutrition and supplements by Hawaii Prep trainer Scott Oshiro.
To register, or for more information, contact Lisa Sakurai at 881-4019 or email@example.com.
HIPAL hoops league upcoming
Teams interested in registering for West Hawaii’s Hawaii Isle Police Activities League summer basketball league may sign up now.
The league runs from June 26 to July 31, and HIPAL will offer six boys age divisions (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and high school) and three girls divisions (12-and-under, 14-and-under and high school).
The entry deadline is June 19.
To sign up, call the West Hawaii HIPAL office at 326-4646, ext. 258 or Officer Randy Morris at 936-2789.
Hapuna swim set for June 30
The Hapuna Roughwater Swim will take place at 8 a.m. June 30 at Hapuna Beach State Park.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day. Event organizers need water patrol volunteers.
For more information, contact Ed Doherty at 756-5060.
King’s Swim July 7 at Kailua Bay
Kona Aquatics will host its 18th annual King’s Swim at 8 a.m. July 7 at Kailua Bay.
The 1.2-mile course begins at Kailua Bay and ends at Kamakahonu Bay, directly in front of King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.
Event organizers will not allow fins or wetsuits. Applications are available at Bike Works (74-5583 Luhia St.) in Kailua-Kona.
A nonrefundable entry fee of $15 must accompany the application.
The registration deadline is June 30.
Late registration takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. at Kailua Pier on race day. The late registration fee is $20.
Awards go to the top three male and female finishers and to winners in each of the event’s 14 age groups. Volunteers with kayaks or surfboards wishing to join the safety patrol for the swim are welcome to participate.
For more information, call Steve Borowski at 334-0083.
HGEA fun day Sunday in Hilo
The Hawaii Government Employees’ Association will hold a tennis fun day from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Edith Kanakaole Multipurpose Stadium in Hilo.
The event offers tennis court time, tennis balls and refreshments for HGEA members. All three courts are reserved.
For more information, call Les Kodani at 756-4115 or the HGEA office at 935-6841.
Mudry on Emily T. Gail Show
Longtime golf writer Dick Mudry is a guest on this week’s Emily T. Gail Show, which is available at espnhawaii.com under “lineup” and as an iTunes podcast. Mudry will discuss the U.S. Open taking place at The Olympic Club in San Francisco this week. The United States Golf Association conducts the U.S. Open, and more than 7,000 amateur and professional players participate in the local qualifiers. Sean Maekawa, a Honokaa graduate who recently turned pro, won the local qualifier and earned a spot in the sectional qualifier.
Also, Actor Max Gail will give an update on the movie “42”, which is currently in production and is the story of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Also, West Hawaii Today’s Brendan Shriane will discuss sports and have information about getting events listed in West Hawaii Today. Gail will also talk with three Detroiters about the importance of major league sports in Detroit and much more.
For information on the Emily T. Gail Show, contact Gail at 896-6780.
Past shows are available at facebook.com/emilytgailtalkstory.
HIPAL 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 Friday and Saturday: Keaau High School gym
c June 22-24: Old Pahoa High gymnasium
c July 29-Aug. 1: Kekuaokalani Gymnasium
c July 14: Kamehameha Park gymnasium in Kohala
c July 20-22: Papaaloa Gymnasium in Laupahoehoe
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).
Weekly golf tourney results
M & M Ladies Golf Club
June 5 results
c Scores: 1. Vangie Isenhour 32; 2. Kasie Wessels 33.5; 3. Aleksandra Veble 34.5; 4. (Tie) Phyllis Maffi 35.5; 4. Randi Wilson 35.5
c Low putts: Aleksandra Veble 30
c Notes: Members played a game of “better nine.”
Na Wahine O Waikoloa
Women’s Golf Club
c Scores: 1. Kasie Wessels 41; 2. Sandy Price 33; 3. (Tie) Margaret Tigue 32; 3. Ailota Nesheim 32; 3. Audrey Hamilton 32
c Closest to the pin: Mary Vandamme (3); Ailota Nesheim (6, 16); Mary Desisto (12)
c Notes: Members played a game of “point par.”
Men’s Golf Club
c Low net scores: 1. Bob Currier 69; 2. Jim Anderson 72; 3. Joe Goldscharek 71; 4. Chris Shibley 72
c Closest to the pin: Eric Hosticka (3); Mike Gregg (5); Bob Johnson (12); Joe Goldscharek (17)
Makalei Kolepa Hui
June 2 results
c A flight low net scores: 1. Dave Puckett 69; 2. Harvey Honda 70
c B flight low net scores: 1. Roger Higgins 68; 2. Artie Guerin 70
c C flight low net scores: 1. Bill Stockly 65; 2. Joe Scarber 72
c Closest to the pin: John Kiaha (2, 5); Tom Bates (15)
c Note: Bill Stockley was named Ace of the Month of May with a net score of 62.
c A flight low net scores: 1. (tie) John Kiaha 70; 1. Tom Bates 70
c B flight low net scores: 1. (tie) Larry Leedom; 1. Artie Guerin 70
c C flight low net scores: 1. (tie) Bill Stockly 75; 1. Paul Kelly 75
c Closest to the pin: John Kiaha (13); Paul Kelly (17)