CaneFires overcome BeachBoys in HWB
John Whittleman hit a three-run home run in the third inning and West Oahu broke a tie with three more runs in the ninth to lead the CaneFires over the Waikiki BeachBoys 7-4 last night at Les Murakami Stadium.
» Paco Figueroa hit a solo home run in the seventh inning as the Honolulu Sharks beat the North Shore Honu 3-2 last night at Hans L'Orange Field.
Lee wins college honors
Lindsey Lee (St. Joseph '04) has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year. The junior outside hitter for the Fairfield Stags also was a first-team pick.
Jazmin Pa'akaula (St. Joseph '04), also a junior outside hitter, was named to the second team.
» Shellane Ogoshi (Roosevelt '04), a junior at Hofstra, has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Setter of the Year.
Lynch leads by 1 at Hawaii State Open
John Lynch fired a 2-under 70 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the 2006 Prince Resorts Hawaii/TaylorMade Hawaii State Open yesterday at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club.
First-round leader Sean Maekawa leads a group of four one-shot back that includes former Hawaiian Open winner David Ishii.
Suan to speak at QB Club
University of Hawaii assistant football coach Wes Suan headlines the list of speakers at tomorrow's Honolulu Quarterback Club luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Hotel.
Waipahu football coach Sean Saturnio, Kamehameha girls volleyball coach Chris Blake, and Sacred Hearts girls volleyball coach Jonathan Tom will also speak.
Iacovelli places 19th at NCAA Championships
Hawaii Pacific's Todd Iacovelli placed 19th in the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 30:01.3 yesterday in Pensacola, Fl.
It was Iacovelli's first appearance in the NCAA tournament. He is the 10th runner to represent HPU in the NCAA's since 1998 and first American.
Oakland City downs BYU-Hawaii
Jodi Hobbs scored 21 points and Kim Sliwa added 14 to lead the Mighty Oaks over BYU-Hawaii 77-67 in a women's basketball game yesterday at the Cannon Activities Center.
» Rachel Hancock scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds, but Hawaii Pacific fell to Cal State San Bernardino 50-36 last night in California.
Sela heads to finals of Honolulu Futures
No. 1 seed Dudi Sela defeated fourth-seeded Alberto Francis 6-4, 6-4 yesterday to reach the finals of the Honolulu Futures USTA Pro Circuit event at the Diamond Head Tennis Center.
Sela will face South Africa's Fritz Wolmarans in the final. Wolmarans defeated No. 8 seed Fred Hemmes 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1 in yesterday's other semifinal. The final is set to begin at 10 a.m.