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Horseshoe club begins play Oct. 17

The Kona Horseshoe Pitchers Club will start its eight-week fall sanctioned doubles league Oct. 17. All league games are played from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Palm Court horseshoe pits behind the tennis courts at Old Kona Airport Park. League fees are $5 per week. Call 322-7085 for membership information, or 756-8085 for league and tournament details.

Summer sanctioned doubles results are as follows:

Hawks: 1. Marlene Haleamau and David Haleamau 18-6-0; 2. Tanya Haleamau and Chastity Haleamau 14-7-3; 3 Pat McDonald and Al Mehlhouse 14-8-2; 4. Linda Taketa and Tiffy Galieto 13-11-0; 5. Rudy Mockchew Sr. and Rudy Mockchew Jr. 9-12-3; 6. Jimmy Taketa and Reggie Gomes 9-15-0; 7. Tim Abraham and Luhua Ulu 9-15-0; 8. Flo Mockchew and Hans Haynes 5-19-0.

Falcons: 1. Larry Webb and Scott Mello 14-10-0; 2. Kimo Treacy and Bill Phelps 13-10-1; 3. Scott Garrett and Sam Gaughen 13-11-0; 4. Nalani Kukua and Gary Hammond 12-12-0; 5. Tom Sills and Peter Callahan 11-11-2; 6. Cal Hoohuli and JR Nahakuelua 11-11-2; 7. Kuku Hoohuli and Juju Hoohuli 11-12-1; 8. Charles Hymons and Brett Todd 8-16-0.

Biddy Basketball League begins Oct. 24

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting a Biddy Basketball League for 5- to-8-year-olds.

League play is scheduled for Oct. 24 to Nov. 25. Games begin at 5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Register by Oct. 18; call 327-3553 for more information.

Gail show features Ironman talk

John and Judy Collins, co-founders of the Ironman in 1978, are guests on the Emily T Gail Show at espnhawaii.com under lineup. The couple is in Kona this week with their son Michael and his wife Kari. Michael, who is participating in the Ironman, is also a guest.

Jessica Marcotte of Bike Works Kona talks about Ironman week and how Bike Works Kona and Bike Works Beach & Sport are involved.

Matt Basaro, owner of Mountain Road Cycles in Waimea talks about popularity of biking and how bike shop owners are contributing to creating more paths, trails and safety programs on the Big Island.

Gail will also share information about Kamakoa Nui Skate Park in Waikoloa and the Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative walking tours planned Saturday and Oct. 18.

Contact Gail at 896-6780 for show information.

IKL championships Nov. 2 in Kona

The Kona Branch of the International Karate League will host its ninth annual IKL Karate Championship from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium.

IKL branches from Hilo, Paauilo, Honokaa, Waimea, North Kohala, Waikoloa, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona, Kealakehe, Pahala, Keaau, Oahu and California will attend.

The tournament will feature competition in kata, forms; kumite, sparring; and kobudo, weaponry, for children, teenagers and adults.

The free tournament is open to the public.

For more information about the tournament, contact Hanshi Julian Shiroma at 328-9458 or 938-2414 or visit ikl.org.

Keiki Tri slated for Oct. 19

The Hawaii Police Department’s Hawaii Isle Police Activities League and the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation are co-sponsoring the Keiki Triathlon Oct. 19 in Kailua-Kona.

The event is open to youth ages 7 through 14.

Nine- to 14-year-olds start the triathlon with a 100-yard swim at the Kona Community Aquatic Center, followed by a 3.2-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run within the Old Kona Airport Park complex.

Seven- and 8-year-olds race half those distances.

Those interested in participating or needing additional information may call Officer Randy Morris at 326-4646, ext. 258 or Darrell Yamamoto from the county Department of Parks and Recreation at 961-8735.

Friday is the registration deadline.

Beginner golf classes for women

Golf professional Rob Wohlgemuth is offering a five-week series of beginner golf lessons for women at the Makalei Golf Club beginning Oct. 26.

Class meets from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays.

Cost of instruction is $50. Call Wohlgemuth at 937-0130 to enroll.

Domino’s plans golf tournament to benefit St. Jude

Domino’s Pizza in Waimea is sponsoring a benefit golf tournament for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Nov. 2 at Makalei Golf Club.

The tournament will be a four-person net scramble format, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Entry fee is $125 per player. To sign up, stop by Domino’s Pizza in Waimea, or call Tournament Coordinator Charmaine Mood at 756-2743 by Oct. 15.

Weekly golf tournament results

Na Wahine O Waikoloa

Thursday’s results

c 1. Mary Desisto 35.0; 2. (tie) Nan Powell and Margaret Tigue 38.0; 4, Carole Abarcar 38.5; 5. Becky Hubbard 41.

c Chip-in: Hubbard (4).

c Closest to the pin: Hubbard (3, 16); Judy Frazier (6); Abarcar (12).

c Note: Game of the day was ONES, half-handicap.

M&M Golf Club

Tuesday’s results from play at Makalei Golf Club

c 1. (tie) Barbara Crutcher 34.5; Butchie Hayward 34.5; 3. Shoko Ioh 35.5; 4. Mary Desisto 36.5; 5. Pualani Willing 37.

c Low putts: Willing 30.

c Note: Members played better nine, half-handicap.

Big Island Country Club

Saturday’s members tournament results

c 1. Rick Robinson, Frank Jung and Herman Manilili -13; 2. Steve Rickard, Reed Bender and Harry McMillan -12.

c Individual low net: Robinson 69.

c Closest to the hole: Tom Johnson (5); Manilili (8); Rickard (13); Fred Richburg (17).

c Note: Format was three-person teams, two-low net.

Wednesday’s members tournament results

c 1. Barb Millslagle, Al Droscoski, Frosty Johnson and blind draw (Ron Ahlers) -26; 2. Rickard, Tom Johnson, Swend Willadsen and Ron Ahlers -18.

c Individual low net: Al Droscoski 69.

c Closest to the hole: Barb Millslagle (5, 13, 17); Ahlers (8).

c Note: Format was four-person teams, 3-2-1 low net.

Keauhou Kona Men’s Golf Club

Saturday’s results

c 1. Bob Johnson 64; 2. Pete Callahan 70; 3. Sid Yanabu 71.

c Closest to the pin: Cullen Burgess (5); Walter Welton (8); Eric Hosticka (13); JC Carlton (17).

Makalei Kolepa Hui

Saturday’s results

c Flight A: 1. John Kiaha 65; 2. Tom Bates 66.

c Flight B: 1. Ed Skelton 66; Stan Conrad 69.

c Closest to the pin: Dave Puckett (2); Skelton (5, 15); Larry Leedom (12).

c Low gross (tie): Kiaha and Bates 77.

Mullins’ name spelled incorrectly

Lee Mullins’ name was misspelled on a photo caption on Page 1B of Monday’s West Hawaii Today.

It is the policy of West Hawaii Today to correct promptly any incorrect or misleading information when it is brought to the attention of the newspaper.