Editor’s note: This is one in a series of Q&As with members of the Big Island sporting community.
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Horseshoe club to start league play
Kona Aquatics had three winners and finished sixth in the team standings at the Hawaii long course swimming championships last weekend at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Honolulu.
YOUTH IN MOTION
Neither Big Island entrant in the Asics/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals wrestling tournament will be bringing a medal back to Hawaii, but Zac Wigzell and Lokelani Ching each posted victories in the tournament in Fargo, N.D.
Shaylann Grace threw a no-hitter to lead Gold Coast to a 17-0 shutout of Utah’s Enterprise in the Little League Softball West Regional Tournament in San Bernardino, Calif., on Tuesday.
SEATTLE — Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES—A dementia expert raised questions about whether two doctors properly conducted mental exams that found longtime Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling mentally incapacitated as testimony concluded Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Shelly Sterling acted properly when she sold the team in May without her husband’s consent.
LOS ANGELES —With NFL training camps beginning this week, pro football has provided many more questions than answers. The picture will become clearer in the coming weeks.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer’s disease.
Had an acquaintance of 30 years not posted the following rant on Facebook, I would have ignored the continuing bitterness that surrounds LeBron James.
PLA D’ADET, France — On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle’s antenna.
PASADENA, Calif. — Manchester United made an impressive debut under coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday night, with Wayne Rooney scoring twice late in the first half of a 7-0 victory over the LA Galaxy.
NEW YORK — Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
LAS VEGAS — Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with “storm clouds.”