Hawaii Beat / PacWest Place


POSTED: Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Local golfers head Skills Challenge

Professional and junior golfers will team up for the King Auto Group Pro-Junior Skills Challenge on Jan. 12 at Waialae Country Club. The local juniors entered in the event leading up to the Sony Open in Hawaii are Lorens Chan, Alika Bell, Allisen Corpuz, Cassy Isagawa and Justin Keiley. They'll pair off with pros Tadd Fujikawa, Jerry Kelly, Parker McLachlin, Steve Stricker and Dean Wilson. The challenge benefits the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association.


BYUH welcomes back Alves

BYU-Hawaii is getting its top men's basketball player back on the court for the first time this season.

Lucas Alves will play in Saturday night's game against Chapman at the Cannon Activities Center.

The Seasiders played the first month of their schedule without Alves after he injured his right knee last summer while playing for the Brazilian National Team.

BYU-Hawaii went 6-2 without Alves.