Eight-time champion Team Australia opened a 20-point lead over runner-up California after yesterday's first round of the Hawaiian International Ocean Challenge International lifeguard competition at Makapuu.
In surf of 2-to-3 feet, New Zea-land's Cory Hutchings won the Paddleboard Race; New Jersey's Andreas Roestenberg and Matt Nunnally captured the Surf Rescue event; Dean Gardiner of Australia easily won the 4.3-mile Surfski Race, and California took the six-person Swim Relay.
Ward at sports campHeisman trophy winner Charlie Ward, the former Florida State quarterback who now plays basketball with the NBA's New York Knicks, will be the featured guest speaker at the Hawaii Sports Camp, June 27-July 3, at Camp Mokuleia.
The camp is open to girls and boys, ages 12-17, and offers instruction in football, golf, volleyball, basketball, soccer, surfing and baseball. The cost is $150.
The camp is being held in conjunction with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes' Christian Youth Rally: One Way 2 Play Drug-Free event July 2 at the Waialua High School stadium.
For more information, call Camp Mokuleia at 637-6241, or FCA at 263-2763.
Cocketts, Jones at QB ClubSpeakers at Monday's Honolulu Quarterback Club luncheon are former Hawaii basketball player Nani Cockett, Kamehameha Schools girls basketball coach Clay Cockett and UH football coach June Jones.
Lunch at the Pagoda Restaurant is served at 11:30 a.m. The program begins at noon.
Football officials soughtThe Hawaii Football Officials Association is seeking individuals interested in officiating high school and Pop Warner football.
No previous experience is needed. HFOA will train individuals based upon National Federation of Interscholastic Officials Association standards.
Those interested should attend HFOA's first meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday June 15, at the St. Louis Alumni Clubhouse, 925 Isenberg Street. For more information, call Hardy Spoehr at 536-9453.