Ane services set for Monday
Former All-Pro football player Charles Teetai Ane Jr. will be remembered in services 10:30 a.m. Monday at Punahou School's Thurston Chapel.
Ane, better known as Charlie, 76, of Honolulu, died May 9 in Honolulu.
He also was a retired Hawaiian Electrical Co. land agent and football coach.
Ane was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn B., sons Charles T. III and Neal B., daughter Malia, brothers David T. and Daniel T., and seven grandchildren.
Lunch will follow the services from noon to 2:30 p.m. Inurnment will follow.
The family asks that aloha attire be worn. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Punahou School Charlie Teetai Ane Endowed Scholarship.
UH's Weber out after long match
The first Hawaii men's tennis player in Rainbow Warrior program history to earn a berth into the national-championship tournament bowed out of the NCAA singles championships yesterday, following a hard-fought match that went on for more than three hours.
UH's Andreas Weber lost to Arkansas' Blake Strode 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8), in the round of 64 at Athens, Ga., after Weber had come within a pair of match points of getting the win.
"Andy showed a lot of character today and I couldn't be prouder of him," UH coach John Nelson said. "It was an incredible match and I can't say enough about the season he put together, being the WAC freshman of the year and the first UH player to qualify for the NCAAs. We're definitely counting on being back next year."
The Huenfeld, Germany, product ended his season at 24-7 on the year.
UH's Hakala second-team all-academic
Hawaii men's volleyball player Lauri Hakala was yesterday named second-team ESPN The Magazine Academic District VIII Men's At-Large, as voted by College Sports Information Directors of America.
The Pieksamaki, Finland, product has a 3.69 grade-point average with a double major of speech and German. Last year he was a first-team selection and earned AVCA All-America honors.
The At-Large team consists of athletes from fencing, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling programs.
UH-Hilo signs soccer goalie
Hawaii-Hilo has signed goalie Randi Walters to play for its women's soccer team, Vulcans interim head coach Travis Clarke announced yesterday.
Walters was the Western State Conference player of the year last season for Oxnard (Calif.) Junior College. At Oxnard High School, she was a four-time all-conference selection and was twice named conference MVP.
"Getting Randi was something that was very much needed for the stability of our program," Clarke said.
International Masters swim meet set
The fourth annual Hawaii International Masters Swim Meet is set for June 24 at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center at Central Oahu Regional Park.
Swimmers ages 19 and up may enter up to five individual events and unlimited relays. Those not registered as USMS swimmers must include a registration form with their entries.
For information, contact meet director Al Minn at 261-5143 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is June 15.
Lum to play for Southern Utah
Shannon Lum, a senior at St. Francis, has signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Southern Utah Thunderbirds next year.
A Star-Bulletin All-State first team selection and a two-time Interscholastic League of Honolulu first baseman, Lum led the Troubadours to the state playoffs the past two seasons, batting .387 with five doubles, three triples, six home runs and an on-base mark of .641 in 2007.
Kalani looking for coach candidates
Kalani High School is looking for coaching candidates for several sports for the upcoming school year.
Possible openings are available in the basketball, bowling, cheering, cross country, football, golf, paddling, riflery, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and wrestling programs. For information, contact Kalani athletic director Greg Van Cantfort at 377-7744 or e-mail email@example.com.