Seasiders defeat Panthers
Brigham Young-Hawaii got 21 points from Austin Smylie and 15 from Eric Boyce in a 67-61 victory over Chapman (Calif.) in college basketball last night in Laie.
The Seasiders (5-5) made 17 of 22 free throws. The Panthers (8-6) were led by Josh Flynn-Brown, who scored 17 points.
Sony events start with autographs by Stadler
An autograph session this Sunday with PGA Tour pro Craig Stadler kicks off a week of Sony Open-related activities.
Stadler, a 13-time tour winner, will be available for autographs from 4-5 p.m. at the Hilton Hawaii's Tapa Tower concourse.
Luana Hills pros Darin Sumimoto and Leland Lindsay will also give free golf tips at the hotel's Village Green from 10-11 a.m., Sunday through next Friday.
The resort also has daily and weekly tournament badges for sale at the Tapa Concourse. Round-trip shuttle service to and from Waialae Country Club will be available daily during the Jan. 12-15 tournament for a $2 one-way fee.
» The baseball and softball fields at Kahala Community Park will be available for spectator parking for next week's Sony Open in Hawaii golf tournament at Waialae Country Club.
Freitas headlines UHH baseball fundraiser
Rockne Freitas, Hawaii Community College Chancellor and former NFL All-Pro, will be the guest speaker for the Jan. 23 fundraiser for the Hawaii-Hilo baseball team.
The event at the UHH Campus Center starts with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. The buffet dinner is at 6:30 p.m., followed by a live auction.
The cost is $50 per person with sponsor tables of eight available for $500. Table sponsorship includes 25 Vulcans game tickets.
Proceeds help defray travel costs for the independent NCAA Division I program. For tickets and information, call the UHH baseball office at 974-7700 (Big Island).
» Local comedian Andy Bumatai headlines this Saturday's fundraiser for the UHH athletic department at the UHH Theater.
Tickets for the 7 p.m. performance are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For information, call Glen Kagamida at 974-7520 (Big Island).