UH spring practice sessions set
Hawaii spring football practice starts April 2 and ends April 28, the school announced yesterday. The practices are from 7 to 9 a.m. at the grass practice field on campus. They are free and open to the public.
The practice dates are April 2, 4, 5, 9, 11-12, 16-19, 21, 23, 25, 26 and 28.
Junior cornerback Keenan Jones has been suspended from spring camp for violating team rules, a source close to the situation said. Jones, a highly regarded junior college transfer, did not play last season and was expected to get a medical redshirt.
Whiting: second-team All-American
Chaminade senior point guard Zack Whiting was chosen as a Daktronics Men's Basketball Second-Team All-American for Division II yesterday.
Whiting averaged a double-double (20.7 points and 10.8 assists per game) for the Silverswords, who went 16-11 and finished third in the Pacific West Conference.
Whiting is also the conference's player of the year, an All-West Region choice and the nation's leader in assists. He was a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard.
Perry on Lombardi watch list
Oregon State junior offensive guard Jeremy Perry is on the Lombardi Watch List, the school announced yesterday.
The award is given to the nation's top lineman.
Perry, a 6-foot-2, 313-pound Kahuku alumnus, was chosen to the Pac-10 first team last season after being picked as the conference's co-freshman of the year two seasons ago.
Perry missed the Sun Bowl last season after suffering an injury in the regular-season finale, a victory over Hawaii at Aloha Stadium.
Bradley shuts out Hawaii-Hilo
The University of Hawaii-Hilo baseball team fell 13-0 to Bradley University yesterday.
The Braves' Tyler Thornton and Bryan Porter combined to pitch a five-hit shutout of the Vulcans (5-21).
Second baseman Michael Higa led Hilo with two hits.
Hawaii diver Frick misses out
University of Hawaii diver Magnus Frick was unable to qualify in the 1-meter springboard finals in the FINA World Aquatic Championships yesterday in Melbourne, Australia.
Frick, a junior from Ingaro, Sweden, posted a score of 374.10 to finish fifth in his semifinalist group. He needed to place in the top three to advance.
BYUH tennis remains unbeaten
The 15th-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii men's tennis team remained undefeated with a clean sweep of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 9-0 yesterday in Laie.
WECU failed to take a set from the Seasiders (7-0) in any of the six singles matches.
A.J. Bartlett, Junyoung Kim, Tomas Hladil, Jakub Huza, Marvin So'onalole and Chris Rice triumphed on the singles courts.
Wahine ninth after two rounds
The University of Hawaii women's golf team is in ninth place after the first two rounds of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational at Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course yesterday.
Dale Gammie led the Rainbow Wahine with rounds of 77 and 73, and moved into a tie for seventh individually.
» The UH men's golf team wrapped up the 61st Western Intercollegiate in a tie for 10th place at Pasatiempo Golf Course in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Travis Toyama (72-70-75--217) was the top finisher for the Warriors in 24th place.