Football season tickets to go on sale
Season tickets for the 2006 University of Hawaii football campaign will go on sale beginning Monday.
Tickets can be purchased online beginning at 8 a.m. Monday morning at HawaiiAthletics.com or at the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by phone at 944-2697 during the same hours.
Hawaii opens its home schedule with UNLV on Sept. 16. In addition to Western Athletic Conference home games against Idaho, Louisiana Tech and San Jose State, the Warriors will host Eastern Illinois, Purdue and Oregon State.
Petersen promoted at Idaho State
POCATELLO, Idaho » Gavin Petersen has been promoted to associate head coach of the Idaho State women's basketball program by head coach Jon Newlee.
Both men are former Hawaii Rainbow Wahine assistant coaches under Vince Goo.
Petersen is a 1999 graduate of Hawaii Pacific University, where he received a B.A. in justice administration. Prior to joining the UH staff, Petersen served as the team manager for the HPU men's basketball squad for four seasons.
He graduated in 1995 from University High, where he was a two-sport athlete, lettering in basketball and football.
"In the two years that Gavin has been here, he has shown loyalty, commitment and a passion for the program, and in doing so, he has earned the title of associate head coach," Newlee said.
Petersen, who joined the ISU women's basketball staff in July 2004, has helped the Bengals to two straight Big Sky Conference tournament semifinal appearances and a Big Sky regular-season title this past season. He also helped ISU earn a trip to the 2006 Women's National Invitation Tournament.
Cachero, Kobayashi win scholarships
Farrington graduate Ruel Cachero and Northern Colorado senior Christopher Kobayashi (McKinley) were announced as the recipients of the 2005-06 Bill Gee and Monte Ito Scholarship Awards.
Both men earned a $1500 college scholarship for portraying "outstanding achievements and/or potential in journalism and a sincere appreciation of golf."
The awards were presented by David Ishii at his annual fundraising golf tournament banquet on June 8.
Speed and Quickness clinics continue
The Hawaii Speed and Quickness clinics at the University of Hawaii's Klum Gym continue Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Brother Noland basketball tourney set
The ninth annual Brother Noland Goodwill Basketball tournament, presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Honolulu, will be held July 6-9 at Klum Gym.
Games for youth ages 9-17 start at 9 a.m. each day and run to 9 p.m. the first three days. Championship play and the awards ceremony will be in the Stan Sheriff Center on July 9 and end at 5 p.m.
The tournament is open to the public and admission is free.
A total of 48 teams are entered. There will be a celebrity game, a hot-shot challenge, a half-court challenge and goodwill medals awarded. A $1,000 college scholarship will be presented to the outstanding senior.
The tournament concludes with a banquet for the 672 players and coaches.
Volunteers to help during the tournament are needed and donations to help with expenses are welcome. For more information, call Vera Cabais at 218-8190.