Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, January 20, 1999

Carter to sign
with Pistons

By Joe Edwards

Former Hawaii guard Anthony Carter will sign a free-agent contract with the Detroit Pistons, a spokeswoman for his agent, Bill Duffy, said.

"He's on his way to Detroit," she said yesterday.

Carter, who led the Rainbows to consecutive 21-win seasons from 1996-98, had been playing for Yakima in the Continental Basketball Association.


UH swimmers
sweep dual meets

The unbeaten Hawaii men's and women's swimming teams won dual meets with Bowdoin (Maine) yesterday at the Duke Kahanamoku pool.

The UH men (11-0) finished first in every event and the Wahine (10-0) won all but two.

UH SPIKERS NO. 3: The Hawaii men's volleyball team is ranked No. 3 in this week's USA Today/AVCA Coaches Top 15 and Volleyball Magazine Top 10 polls.

Pepperdine and UCLA are 1-2 in the coaches' poll; UCLA and Lewis (Ill.) are 1-2 in the magazine poll.

PRO SKATEBOARDERS AT WAIMANALO: Professional skateboarders on the Vans Warped Tour will compete in a tour event Saturday at Waimanalo Polo Field.

There also will be a concert featuring several top mainland and local bands.

Friday at 2:30 p.m., Goldenvoice will present an exhibition at the polo field featuring Vans Warped Tour pros on the Vans 15-foot, custom-built vertical ramp. The ramp will be donated to the Kapahulu Skate Park.

BARBOZAS RUN 1-2: Leonard Barboza of Mililani beat out his 16-year-old son, Shea, in the drag-racing final of the Goodyear Season Opener at Hawaii Raceway Park last Saturday night.

Shea, driving a 1989 Chevy S-10 pickup, got the jump. But Leonard thundered past his son at 135-plus mph to win.

PADDLING CLINIC: A one-man (OC-1) and two-man (OC-2) paddling clinic will be held for the first time Sunday at the Kailua boat ramp , with members of Team Simple Green providing instruction.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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