Chris Paogofie, a two-time Star-Bulletin All-State pick and 1995 defensive player of the year, has been named to the defensive backfield of the National Junior College Athletic Association All-America Football Team.
Paogofie an All-American
Paogofie, a freshman at Dixie College State in George, Utah, started at safety for Waianae High School for three seasons and was known for being one of the hardest hitters ever to come out of the Leeward coast.
The 5-foot-9, 190 pounder was also the Oahu Interscholastic Association's most effective punter and occasionally played running back.
Angelica Ljungquist, a senior majoring in political science at the University of Hawaii, has been named to the second team of the GTE Academic All-America University Division Women's Volleyball Team.
MORE HONORS FOR LJUNGQUIST
The 6-foot-3 middle blocker from Vallentuna, Sweden, maintains a 3.31 grade point average.
At Las Vegas, Hawaii's Myron Duarte, riding Shake Rattle and Roll, lost his grip early and was thrown in the bull-riding competition in the fourth go-round of the $3.2 million National Finals Rodeo.
DUARTE THROWN EARLY
In the four go-rounds, Duarte has managed to finish a ride just once.
The Nuuanu YMCA Turkey Doubles Handball Tournament will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nuuanu YMCA.
Interested participants can register at the Nuuanu YMCA locker desk or call Brett Wiggins at 538-1990 (home) or 525-6039 (work)
The Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl Charity Golf Tournament will be held Dec. 17 at the Honolulu Country Club.
CHARITY GOLF TOURNEY
The annual even begins with a noon shotgun start. The format is three-person bestball and the entry fee is $450 per team.
For additional information, call Francis Yamada at 526-2266 or the Aloha Bowl office at 947-4141.