Local golfers struggle at NCAA championship
Nevada's Casey Watabu shot a 5-over-par 77 yesterday to drop into a tie for 82nd place at the NCAA Men's Golf Championship in Sunriver, Ore.
Watabu (Kauai '01) carded a total of 222 over three rounds in the tournament. Loyola Marymount senior Chaz Inouye was 8 over yesterday for a three-day total of 234 at Crosswater Golf Course.
Speed and Quickness clinic at UH
The Hawaii Speed and Quickness clinics at the University of Hawaii's Klum Gym continue today and tomorrow.
The clinic for ages 7-12 is from 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the session for ages 13 and up is from 10:30 to noon. Registration is 30 minutes prior to the starting times.
The fee is $10 per session, and includes gift certificates from Jamba Juice, Papa John's and Subway. For more information, call 739-5444.
Football clinic at Waipahu today
Hawaii Team Sports is holding a football clinic/combine for high school age players today at Waipahu High School.
Registration is at 8 a.m. and drills start at 9. Instructors include former pro and college players Darrick Branch, Darrell Jones, Marlowe Lewis, Andy Ramos and Mike Tillis.
The $10 fee includes a T-shirt.
Carter sponsors essay winner's trip
A 12-year-old from Minnesota will be among the participants at the upcoming Rainbow Boys and Girls Basketball Camp, courtesy of former Hawaii standout Anthony Carter.
Sonne Barrie of Brooklyn Park, Minn., won an essay contest sponsored by the Minnesota DARE program, winning a trip to Hawaii for the camp and a stay at the Sheraton Waikiki. The theme of the contest was "Game of Life: The effects of Making Good Decisions."
Carter, who just completed his second season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, will be a featured speaker at the camp along with Pittsburgh head coach and former UH assistant Jaime Dixon.
The camp features two three-day sessions. The first session is June 9-11, the second runs June 12-14. The camp is open to children ages 5-17 and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center and the UH practice gyms.
For more information, call Bobbie Omoto at 956-6501.