Short Hops | 7-15-14


DOE-required meetings for parents

The Konawaena and Kealakehe athletics departments will conduct Department of Education-mandated meetings for parents of students interested in playing football.

The meetings will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeterias of both schools. The Parent/Student Handbook will be reviewed and the DOE Risk Management video will be shown.

Kealakehe announces fall start dates

Football: Varsity and JV meet at the Waverider Stadium south end at 3:30 p.m. July 21

Volleyball: Varsity and JV meet at the gymnasium at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Cross country: Varsity and JV meet at the Waverider Stadium north end at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Bowling: Varsity, boys and girls, meet at the gymnasium at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Air riflery: Varsity, boys and girls, meet at the air riflery range by the woodshop at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5

Note: Students planning to participate in any sports programs must have physical examinations and completed parental consent forms.

Forms are available at the registrar’s office or at khswaveriders.org.

Honokaa to hold fall tryouts

Football: 3 p.m. July 21, varsity locker room

Cross country: Boys/girls, 3 p.m. Aug. 4, locker room

Girls volleyball: 3 p.m. Aug. 4, Hilo Armory

Note: Students planning to participate in any sports programs must have physical examinations and completed parental consent forms.

For more information, call the athletic office at 775-8800, ext. 237.

Konawaena announces fall start dates

Football: July 21 at the football stadium, with coach Cliff Walters

Volleyball: Aug. 4 at the gym, with coach Ainsley Keawekane

Cross country: Boys/girls, Aug. 4 on the track, with coach Patrick Bradley

Bowling: Boys/girls, Aug. 4 at the administration office, with coach Clyde Takafuji and Steve Tanaka

Air riflery: Boys/girls, Aug. 4 at the rifle range, with coach 1st Sgt. Lydell Libre

Cheerleading: Aug. 4 at the gym lobby, with coach Stacy Brown

Note: Students planning to participate in any sports programs must have physical examinations and completed parental consent forms.

Forms are available in the athletic office, athletic trainers’ office or VP office on campus.

HPA seeks assistant volleyball coach

Hawaii Preparatory Academy is looking for an assistant varsity girls volleyball coach. The season runs from Aug. 4 to Nov. 1.

For more information, email athletic director Stephen Perry at sperry@hpa.edu.

Konawaena seeks baseball coaches

Konawaena is accepting applications for the varsity and junior varsity baseball head coach positions for the upcoming school year.

Applications will be accepted until Aug. 1.

For more information, contact athletic director Bill Trumbo at 323-4500, ext. 270, or william_trumbo@notes.k12.hi.us.

HHC summer series kicks off

The Hawaii Cycling Club’s Summer series of races starts with the 15.8-mile “Landfill Training Time Trial” from 7–7:40 a.m. July 19 at Kaiminani Drive and Pukiawe Street.

The new “Sea to Mauna Loa” on Aug. 9 will be a race of more than 40 miles. The start will be on Waikoloa Beach Road at Queens’ Marketplace. Details are being developed.

The popular 22.2-mile “Out n Back Training Time Trial” occurs at 8 a.m. Sept. 20. The course starts at the Veterans Cemetery heading north on Highway 19, makes a U-turn at Waikoloa Beach Road and ends with a sprint to the finish line at the 85-mile marker. Registration is at Veterans Cemetery from 7–7:40 a.m.

Special Olympics coaches needed

Special Olympics West Hawaii is looking for soccer coaches. Practices and games are underway at Old Kona Airport Park fields from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. The season runs through Aug. 10.

Basketball coaches are also wanted for the Winter Games. The season runs from September through November.

For more information, call Lona Warner at 989-2080.

Sunrise Athletics run/walk on tap

Sunrise Athletics’ second annual 5K and 1.5-mile Fun Run/Walk — Supported by BioAstin will be held July 26 at Liliuokalani Gardens in Hilo. The 5k will start at 7:30 a.m. and the 1.5-mile race at 8:15 a.m.

There will be postrace snacks, giveaways, field-day events and a rummage sale ongoing throughout the event. There will be awards for the top overall runners, age group and other categories. The “Race to the Top” organization winner bringing in the most participants will be announced and given the monetary award.

Applications may be picked up at Spencer’s Health and Fitness, Just Cruising Coffee, Starbucks-Puainako and Big Island Running Company in Kailua-Kona and Hilo. Deadline to register with shirt guaranteed is Saturday, but late registration until race day is accepted with no extra cost and no shirt guaranteed.

Makalei summer tournament

The third of four events of a summer tournament at Makalei Golf Club is scheduled for Saturday.

The last event is scheduled for Aug. 16.

Prizes are given at each event, and points accumulate toward qualification for the Makalei Cup Challenge.

For more information, call 325-6625.

Weekly golf tournament results

Big Island Country Club

Wednesday

1. Tom Johnson, Rod Kebo, Frosty Johnson (-13)

Low net: Barb Millslagle (68)

Blind draw: None

Closest to the hole: Barb Millslagle (5, 13); Ed Staniec (8); Rod Kebo (17)

Format: Three net balls on Nos. 3, 8, 12; two net balls on other holes

Saturday

1. Tom Johnson, Eddie Salas, Frank Jung (-22)

Low net: Eddie Salas (66)

Blind draw: Steve Rickard

Closest to the hole: Eddie Salas (5); Dave Moore (8); Louis Wong (13); Barb Millslagle (17)

Format: Three net balls on Nos. 4, 8, 12, 16; two net balls on other holes

M&M Golf Club

July 8 at Makalei Golf Club

Flight A: 1. Mary Desisto (30.5); 2. Janis Walker (31); 3. Butchie Hayward (35.5)

Flight B: 1. Sandy Mackey, Linda Takai (34.5); 2. Judy Pettersen (38)

Chip-ins: Judy Pettersen (2), Mary Desisto (18)

Low putts: Janis Walker (28)

Format: Birthday game, half-handicap

Friday at Big Island Country Club

1. Ailota Nesheim (86); Butchie Hayward (30); 2. Linda Takai (32); 3. Mary Desisto (34); Judy Pettersen (34)

Chip-ins: Wanda Goldscharek (15)

Low putts: Wanda Goldscharek (30); Judy Pettersen (30)

Format: Low gross and better nine minus half-handicap

Na Wahine O Waikoloa

Thursday

Low gross: 1. Yuriko Daniel (90); 2. Kasie Wessels (107)

Low net: 1. Dee Dee Kosa (74); 2. Carole Abarcar, Diana Olsen (77)

Low putts: Dee Dee Kosa, Yuriko Daniel, Kasie Wessels (33)

Birdies: Yuriko Daniel (14)

Closest to the pin: Carole Abarcar (3); Mary Desisto (6, 12); Dale Hamilton Dare (16)

Format: Low gross/net/putts, full handicap