Brooks named to U.S. water polo
Punahou graduate Brandon Brooks was named yesterday to the U.S. men's water polo team for next month's Olympic Games in Beijing.
Brooks, who started at goalkeeper for the team in the 2004 Olympics, was one of two goalkeepers named to the team, the other being Merrill Moses.
» Amber Kaufman and Adriane Stone survived the first two rounds of the high jump during yesterday's fourth day of the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Ore.
Stone, a Hawaii resident, had no problems clearing 5-foot-101/2 and 5-foot-111/2 on her first tries, but Kaufman made it interesting at both heights, clearing on her third and final attempt each time.
Nine of the 26 high jumpers who qualified for the trials will not move on to Friday's third round.
Jammers Black place second in Dallas
A second Hawaii team earned a silver medal at the USA Junior Olympic Girls Volleyball Championships in Dallas.
Yesterday, Jammers Black of Honolulu lost to St. Louis CYC Green 25-19, 15-25, 15-8 in the title match of the 13s national division. Both teams got to the championship with undefeated records.
On Sunday, Imi Ike finished second in the 18s open division. Named to the all-tournament team from Imi Ike were Kanani Herring, Anuhea Keanini and Sydney Yogi.
The tournament continues through Saturday.