Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, September 30, 1999

They’ll also race by
land at Hydrofest

Besides hydroplane racing at the Hydrofest on Ford Island, Oct. 9-10, the Hawaii Region of the Sports Car Club of America will sponsor an amateur Formula and sports car event open to the public.

Solo II, or autocross, will be held on Oct. 9. Each driver is given four runs through the sports car course.

The Formula and sports car racing will be Oct. 10. All drivers must pass driver's school.

The racing will take place on the airport apron during the two-day Hydrofest.

The cost is $17. Call Ed Kemper at 524-0330 or Lindsey Akamu at 595-3595 for more information.

Sale of UH basketball season tickets to begin Monday

Season tickets for the University of Hawaii men's and women's 1999-2000 basketball season go on sale Monday at 8 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased either at the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office or over the phone. Over-the-phone purchases can be made from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, by calling 944-2697. After Monday, tickets can be bought over the phone from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There is a $6 fee per phone order.

There is a 10-ticket limit per customer.

UH students can either purchase renewable season tickets (upper level only) or nonrenewable super-rooter season tickets (lower-level section F; does not include Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic). All UH students are required to show a validated UH ID.

Individual game tickets go on sale beginning Nov. 3.

UH coed, women's teams set to open sailing season

The University of Hawaii coed and women's sailing teams, both ranked No. 13 by Sailing World magazine, open their seasons Oct. 2.

The women open at the Women's National Invite in Redwood City, Calif., and the coed team opens at the Pacific Coast Singlehanded Championships in Vallejo, Calif.

Maumau cut by Broncos

Former St. Louis School and Colorado defensive lineman Viliami Maumau has been cut from the Denver Broncos' developmental squad.

Between Sept. 5 and Tuesday, Maumau had been signed twice to the squad and waived three times.

Maumau, a 1998 seventh-round draft pick of the Carolina Panthers, played the entire 1999 preseason with Denver. He was waived on Sept. 5 and signed to the developmental squad two days later. Eight days after that, he was waived again.

On Sept. 22, Maumau was signed yet again to the developmental squad and released six days later to make room for center Jason Watts.

Wahine to receive rings

The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine will receive volleyball championship rings they earned by winning the 1998 Western Athletic Conference title.

The ceremony will take place before tomorrow's 7:05 p.m. match against Texas Christian at the Stan Sheriff Center.

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

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