Hawaii will represent the USA West region in the Big League World Series at Tucson, Ariz., starting tomorrow.
The isle team earned the right to play in the tournament for 16-18-year-olds when it defeated Anaheim, 6-3, yesterday in the final of the Western Regional at Scottsdale, Ariz.
Brandon Fujimoto pitched a complete-game victory, A.D. Moles hit a triple and drove in two runs and Roy Dunlap hit a double and drove in two runs for Hawaii.
QB Club speakers' lineupThe Honolulu Quarterback Club will have a full slate of speakers at its Monday luncheon at noon at the Pagoda Restaurant.
Among the speakers will be Mike Wilton, University of Hawaii men's volleyball coach; Skippa Diaz, who recently retired as Farrington High School's football coach; Jim Beavers, director of OIA football officials, Jon Yoshimura, City Council chairman and Jimmy Takushi, a former state official.
Also on hand to receive plaques as the sports persons of the month will be Bryan Clay, Pan American decathlon gold medalist, and Kari Anderson, coach of the Asics Rainbows, who won the national girls 14-under volleyball title.
National dive meet at UHThe 1999 U.S. Masters Diving National Championships will be held at the University of Hawaii Aquatic Center August 27-29.
Seventy-five top master athletes (ages 21 to 97) from across the U.S. and abroad are expected to participate.
Events are broken down into 5- to 10- year age groups, on 1-meter, 3- meter and platform. Special events - Synchronized, Grand Masters (best of the best) and Comedy Diving - will also be held.
The world's oldest male and female competitive divers, Bill McAlister, 89, and Viola Krahn, 97, will do a synchronized diving routine.
Opening ceremonies begin at Duke Kahanamoku Pool at 9:50 a.m. on Friday, August 27. U.H. Diving Coach Wally Nakamoto will be honored for his dedication to the sport spanning 30 years.
Kailua doubles finalThird-seeded Stefan Pampulov and Henry Somerville will try to bring down top-seeded Ryan Ideta and Alex Sugai in the championship match of the Kailua Men's Night Doubles tennis tournament at 6 p.m. today at Kailua Racquet Club.
Pampulov and Somerville battled past second-seeded Andrew Csordas and Chris Leong, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5, in a semifinal duel last night.
Ideta and Sugai had advanced to the final Thursday night by eliminating Dave Andrews and Wei-Yu Su in straight sets.