Soccer tournament coming to Hawaii
Soccer United Marketing (SUM) along with Major League Soccer (MLS), Japan's J. League and Australia's Hyundai A-League are planning a soccer tournament to be held in Hawaii for 2008. During the announcement today Kamehameha prduct Brian Ching of the Houston Dynamo will be on hand to speak about the tournament.
Ching will be at the Iolani School stadium at 3:30 p.m. today to speak to children about soccer and education.
HPU women lose big on the mainland
The Hawaii Pacific women's basketball team lost its season opener to the Central Washington Wildcats 90-44 in Ellensburg, Wash., yesterday.
The Lady Sea Warriors were led by Nikki Jordan, who came off the bench to score 21 points. Jordan also shot 8-for-8 from the free-throw line and had six rebounds. Hanna Hull led the scoring with 18 , making her one of four Wildcats in double digits.
The Lady Sea Warriors will face the Wildcats again on Friday.
Trapasso adds 8 players
Hawaii baseball coach Mike Trapasso anounced the signing of eight recruits to national letters of intent yesterday.
Heading the class are pitcher Matt Sisto and outfielder Chase Koissian of Cypress High School in Calif.
Also signing to join the Rainbows were Nick Croce of Mission Bay High School (Calif.), Colby Ho of Palomar College, Christian Johnson of Central Arizona, Lenny Linsky of Peninsula High School (Calif.), Jesse Moore of Mission Bay High School and Kolten Wong, who played at Kamehameha-Hawaii.