Tanoue wins national riflery title
Ryan Tanoue, a Saint Louis graduate, won the men's air rifle title at the USA Shooting National Championships, which concluded Sunday at Fort Benning, Ga.
Tanoue finished with 1,284 points to edge Jason Parker's total of 1,281.5. His performance qualified him for the USA Shooting Men's National Team.
Kaneohe tops Hui Wa'a regatta
Kaneohe Canoe Club crews won nine races on the way to finishing atop the AAA Division at the Na Ohana O Na Hui Wa'a North Shore Canoe Club Regatta on Sunday in Haleiwa.
Kaneohe posted 70 points in the division for clubs with 25 or more crews entered. Manu O Ke Kai was second with 53 points.
Waikiki Beach Boys won the AA Division (13-plus events) with 45 points, winning seven races. Kalihi Kai won the A Division (1-12 events) with 27 points.
Irons, Patacchia advance in Chile
Hawaii surfers Andy Irons and Frederick Patacchia Jr. won their heats yesterday to advance to the fourth round of the Rip Curl Search in Arica, Chile.
Irons defeated Victor Ribas 18.27 to 3.16 in his third-round heat in 6-8 foot surf. Patacchia got past Jeremy Flores 17.50 to 11.43.
Irons will face Kai Otton in the fourth round, and Patacchia is matched up with C.J. Hobgood.
Three other local competitors were eliminated in the third round. Bruce Irons lost to Hobgood 12.50 to 4.17, Pancho Sullivan fell to Dean Morrison 17.37 to 9.24 and Kekoa Bacalso was eliminated by Mick Fanning 13.66 to 3.50.
Hawaii-Hilo soccer team signs 2
The Hawaii-Hilo women's soccer team brought its recruiting tally to 17 with the signings of Waiakea's Ashley Werner and Megan Pachecano of American River Junior College.
Werner was a three-time All-Big Island Interscholastic Federation selection and scored 58 goals for the Warriors. Pachecano was a starting forward for American River, the second-ranked junior college team in California.