Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Monday, April 26, 1999

Wahine take Pacific
Coast sailing title

The Hawaii women's sailing team won the Pacific Coast Championship yesterday and qualified for next month's national championships

The Wahine, ranked 14th in the nation by Sailing World, finished with 89 points to easily top runner-up Stanford (106) and Southern Cal (136) in the 10-team event.

Hawaii skipper Molly O'Bryan and crew Natalia Tangalin won Division A with 48 points. Wahine skipper Laura Rehg and crew Ursula Austin were second in Division B with 41 points.

The Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association Women's National Championships will be held May 26-28 at St. Petersburg, Fla.


Michael Hutton was the men's winner and Deirdre Tennant took the women's title in the Dash and Splash yesterday at Kailua Beach.

Hutton finished the 2.8-mile run and 800-meter swim in 29 minutes, 7 seconds. Billy Sullivan was second in 29:23 and Ron Cranston third in 29:35.

Tennant took the women's title in 32:12, followed by Gail Stone (33:44) and Jean Hamai (34:17.


The Hawaii Hammerheads dropped their first road game of the Indoor Professional Football League, 35-27, to the Texas Terminator Saturday in Austin, Texas.

The Hawaii team is 1-1 and plays Texas again Thursday.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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