Michelle Wie and Marty Keiter have been selected the Honolulu Quarterback Club Sportspersons of May.
Wie, Keiter cited
by Quarterback Club
The 11-year-old Wie won the Jenny K. golf tournament and also became the first female qualifier in the Manoa Cup.
Keiter, Director of Golf at the Kapalua Golf Club, was instrumental in opening up the Kapalua Village Golf Course for the state high school tournament.
Wie and Keiter will be honored at the club's Monday meeting at the Pagoda Hotel The meeting begins with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by the noon meeting.
Bragado qualifies for FIVB beach tournamentHonolulu's Danalee Bragado and teammate Ali Wood won two of three qualification matches yesterday to earn a berth in the 32-team main draw for this weekend's FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Cagliari, Italy.
South Carolina State added to tourney fieldSouth Carolina State will replace Pepperdine in the Nov. 23-25 Big Island Invitational Tournament, University of Hawaii-Hilo basketball coach Jeff Law said.
The Waves had committed to the tournament, but new coach Paul Westphal decided to take the team on an Asian tour instead of playing in the Big Island tournament.
Hawaii-Manoa, Weber State, Mercer, Wisconsin, Colorado State and Louisiana State join South Carolina State and host Hawaii-Hilo.
Ahi Fever Tournament, Hoolaulea in WaianaeThe fifth Ahi Fever Fishing Tournament and Hoolaulea is scheduled for tomorrow and Sunday at the Waianae Boat Harbor.
Some 260 teams are entered in the field. Weigh-ins are from 3-6 p.m. daily.
Wahine basketball camp adds more age groupsThe second session of the University of Hawaii Wahine basketball camp has been expanded to include boys ages 10-14 and girls ages 10-17.
The session runs June 22-24, and the cost is $75. For registration forms or more information, call 956-2710 or 956-4507.
Bown, Ah Mow lead U.S. past Russia in volleyballFormer University of Hawaii all-Americans Heather Bown and Robyn Ah Mow helped the U.S. national women's volleyball team to a 25-22, 21-25, 25-20, 23-25, 23-21 upset win over Russia yesterday at the Montreux Volley Masters in Switzerland.
It was the first win over the Russians for the U.S. team since the 1996 season. Bown, a starting middle blocker, had 16 kills and a team-high six blocks while Ah Mow was the starting setter.
Hawaii's ownBenny Agbayani, Mets: As a leadoff hitter, it is Agbayani's job to get on base. He had that chance yesterday, leading off an inning four times. The St. Louis and Hawaii Pacific alumnus played left field in New York's 5-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles and went 1-4, singling to left field in the third inning. He grounded out to short, flew out to left and struck out in his three other at-bats.
Mike Fetters, Dodgers: The Iolani School graduate and his Dodgers had a day off yesterday.