Morrison heads QB Club slate
Dan Morrison, quarterbacks coach at the University of Hawaii, tops the list of speakers for the Honolulu Quarterback Club's weekly luncheon tomorrow.
Jim Becker, retired Honolulu Star-Bulletin columnist, and Paul Honda, Star-Bulletin prep sportswriter, are also scheduled to speak.
The luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. in the Pagoda Hotel main ballroom.
Hussein honored by USATF
Mbarak Hussein was honored yesterday at the USA Track and Field awards breakfast at the Sheraton Waikiki.
Hussein, a three-time Honolulu Marathon winner, was named the male runner of the year in the masters 40-44 age division.
Melissa Kawana, a Mililani High School senior, won the Florence Griffith Joyner Award for her service on the USATF athletes' advisory committee.
Jenkins No. 50 in West
Bryce Jenkins, the two-time defending HHSAA state cross country individual champion, ran to a 50th-place finish in the boys seeded race at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships West Regional at Walnut, Calif., yesterday.
Jenkins, a junior at Leilehua, finished the 3-mile course at Mt. San Antonio College in 15 minutes, 56 seconds.
Paul Williams, also of Leilehua, finished fourth in the boys high school senior race with a 16:30 clocking.
Kristin Ali Keith, who won the girls individual title on Maui last month, finished 14th in the girls sophomore race. Keith, a Mililani High sophomore, checked in at 19:48.
Matthew Nakamoto, the ILH individual champion, finished 29th in the boys junior race in 17:14.
Hawaii divers place
Two University of Hawaii divers performed well during the first day of competition at the Ohio State Invitational on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.
Magnus Frick finished in second place in the men's 1-meter springboard event, and Emma Friesen placed fourth in the women's 3-meter springboard.
BYUH takes Tip-off title
Brigham Young-Hawaii's men's basketball team held off Central Washington 102-101 to win the Tarp It Tip-off Classic last night in Ellensburg, Wash.
Trenson Akana scored on a putback with 3 seconds remaining to give the Seasiders (2-0) the tourney title over the host Wildcats.
Akana, a junior, hit for a career-high 28 points on 8-for-12 from the field (5-for-5 from 3-point range) to lead BYUH, ranked No. 20 in the NABC Division II Coaches poll. Lucas Alves added 22 points in 27 minutes.
» HPU dropped its second game in two nights, falling 83-49 to Seattle University yesterday in a nonconference women's basketball matchup in Seattle.
The Sea Warriors, who fell to 0-3, were led by Emily Kreutter's 13 points. Ashley Jenkins and Karras Blate both chipped in with 10 points.
» The UH-Hilo women's basketball team lost 102-65 to Regis University yesterday in Pueblo, Colo.
Ashley Kualii led the Vulcans with 12 points.
» Chaminade's women opened their season with a loss to Alaska-Anchorage, falling 98-31 on Friday in Anchorage.
Marion Murphy's 10 points led the Silverswords.