Punahou girls' basketball coach Shelley Kahuanui Fey has announced her resignation, effective at season's end, to spend more time with her children and pursue other opportunities as a teacher.
Punahous Fey to retire
Fey teaches elementary physical education at Punahou.
Fey will be the third Buffanblu coach to step down since last November. The boys' and girls' volleyball coaches both resigned after leading their teams to state championships.
Fey has been the basketball coach since 1990, winning three state and three Interscholastic League of Honolulu titles.
BYU-Hawaii rollsThe Brigham Young-Hawaii (12-0) women's tennis team won its 79th consecutive dual match yesterday, routing Division I foe Colorado State, 8-1, in Laie.
UH softball victoriousThe University of Hawaii softball team earned its 500th win yesterday with a 9-1 romp over Winthrop on the opening day of the Malahini Tournament at Rainbow Wahine Stadium.
UH coach Bob Coolen also hit a milestone -- gaining his 350th victory.
April Crowell knocked in three runs with three hits and pitcher Desiree Duran scattered two hits over the five-inning game for the Wahine.
Duran struck out seven to improve to 3-2 on the season.
Kate Judd also rapped three hits for UH (15-6), which won its third straight game against the Eagles (0-6).
In other tournament games, Loyola Marymount edged Western Illinois, 3-2, and Stetson upended Pacific, 5-2.
Two more wins for HPUJessica Parra and Malia Sullivan pitched the Hawaii Pacific softball team to a doubleheader sweep of BYU-Hawaii yesterday at HPU's Windward field.
Parra threw a four-hit shutout in the Sea Warriors' 8-0 win in the first game of the Pacific West Conference game, and Sullivan followed with a six-hitter in a 6-1 victory.
Parra (9-0) and Sullivan (7-1) got offensive support from third baseman Tascha Berinobis, who was 6-for-8 on the day, with a pair of doubles and three RBIs.
HPU is 17-1 overall, 13-1 in the PacWest. BYU slipped to 6-12 and 2-12 in conference play.
Boxers off to ColoradoFour Hawaii state boxing champions are off to the 2001 U.S. Boxing Championships next week at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hawaii boxers competing are Dat Nguyen (119 pounds), Van Oscar Penovaroff (132), Peter Costa (156) and Mark Maresko (201).
Two boxers from Waianae will also be competing -- Samson Guillermo (119) of Northern Michigan University and Mike Keopuhiwa (106) of the All Army Team.