Kop, Castillo to enter golf hall
Brandan Kop and Lori Castillo are set to follow family members into the Hawaii Golf Hall of Fame.
Kop and Castillo were announced by the Aloha Section PGA as the 61st and 62nd golfers to be voted into the hall of fame.
Kop will be the third generation in his family to earn induction. His grandfather, Guinea Kop, was among the inaugural inductees in 1988. His uncle, Wendell Kop, was inducted in 1994 along with Ron Castillo Sr., Lori Castillo's father.
Brandan is a four-time Manoa Cup champion and won the Western Athletic Conference title in 1981 while playing for Hawaii and was named an honorable mention All-American.
Lori Castillo is the only Hawaii golfer to have won three USGA national championships. She won the Junior World Championship in 1974, the Junior Girls Championship in 1978 and the Women's Amateur Public Links in 1979 and '80.
The duo will be honored at the induction ceremony April 28 at the Hawaii Prince Hotel. For more information, call 593-2230.
Wahine tennis team swept by UCLA
Eight-ranked UCLA, a finalist at last year's NCAA women's tennis championships, swept past Hawaii 7-0 yesterday at the UH Tennis Complex. UCLA's Tracy Lin (No. 47) defeated UH's Sophie Kobuch (No. 88) 6-3, 6-2 in a matchup of nationally ranked singles players.
Irons last Hawaii surfer left in meet
Kauai's Andy Irons was the last Hawaii surfer remaining in the draw at the Association of Surfing Professionals' Rip Curl Pro Bells in Australia today. Irons will face Australia's Kai Otton in a fourth-round heat.
Roy Powers was the only other Hawaii competitor to reach the fourth round, but he was eliminated by Dane Reynolds 14.40 to 9.33.
Aloha Section PGA appoints Haugh
James L. Haugh has been named the new executive director of the Aloha Section PGA. Haugh's duties include coordination and oversight of all tournament programs and day-to-day operations for the 260-member organization.
Wilson to lead baseball league
Ken Wilson has been hired as president of the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League, a summer league based in the Pacific Northwest. Wilson, a longtime broadcaster, called Hawaii Winter League games last season and hosted a weekly radio show, Wilson on Baseball, on KKEA 1420-AM.
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Washington rallies past Hawaii-Hilo
Hawaii-Hilo jumped out to a four-run lead against Washington only to see the Huskies rally to an 11-6 win yesterday in Seattle.
Vulcans catcher Peter Rodgers hit a three-run homer in the third inning and UH-Hilo took a 5-2 lead. Washington responded by scoring three runs in the third and four in the fourth to pull away.
» Dixie State swept a doubleheader against HPU, beating the Sea Warriors 9-7 and 10-5 in St. George, Utah. Paul Nishimura homered for HPU in the first game and Andrew Sramek went deep in the nightcap.
HPU scores softball sweep
Courtney Kessell remained undefeated and Hawaii Pacific swept a softball doubleheader against Notre Dame de Namur yesterday in Belmont, Calif. Kessell (12-0), who entered the week first in Division II with an 0.40 ERA, struck out eight in HPU's 9-1 win in the opener. Sherise Musquiz (10-1) scattered six hits in the second game and the Sea Warriors rolled 8-0.
» BYU-Hawaii lost both ends of a doubleheader at Dixie State, dropping the first game 8-2 and the second 13-5.
BYUH downs Sonoma State in tennis
The Brigham Young-Hawaii men's tennis team improved to 6-1 with a 7-2 win over Sonoma State yesterday in Laie. Rong Ma teamed with Marvin So'onalole to win their doubles match, before Ma rallied from a set down to beat Andy Muesse in singles.