Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, October 7, 1999

Floyd joins Kaanapali
Classic golfing galaxy

Golf legend Ray Floyd will make his first appearance in the Senior PGA's $1 million EMC Kaanapali Classic Oct. 18-24 at the Kaanapali North Course on Maui.

Floyd, a touring pro for 36 years, has 35 victories, including 13 as a senior, and career earnings of $12 million.

Also joining the stellar field are 1993 Classic champion George Archer and Allen Doyle, who has four victories in his rookie season on the senior circuit.

Other previous Classic winners who have entered are defending champ Jay Sigel, Bob Charles, Don Bies, Hale Irwin, Bob Murphy, Jim Colbert and Orville Moody.

Cross-country meet

Hawaii, Chaminade, Hawaii Pacific, BYU-Hawaii and host Hawaii-Hilo will compete in the UH-Hilo Invitational women's cross-country meet Saturday at 7 a.m., at Hilo.

State runs on Maui

The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course will be the site of the Honolulu Marathon-sponsored State High School Cross-Country Championships on Friday, Nov. 12.

The boys' race will start at 9 a.m., the girls' event at 9:45.

Roberts buses to UH game

Roberts Hawaii will provide shuttle bus service to Saturday's Hawaii-Rice football game at Aloha Stadium from Hawaii Kai-Kahala and Waianae-Nanakuli-Kapolei.

A Roberts school bus will leave the Hawaii Kai Park N'Ride at 4:45 p.m., make a 5 p.m. pickup at the Kahala Bank of Hawaii branch on Kilauea Ave. and proceed to the stadium. Another bus will leave the Waianae Pizza Hut at 4:40 and make pickups at Napa's in Nanakuli (4:45) and the Theaters at Kapolei (5 p.m.) before heading for the stadium.

The round-trip cost is $5. For more information, call 832-4886.

Weightlifting at Ward

The Hawaii Open Weightlifting Championships, featuring top male and female lifters from around the state, will unfold at 3 p.m. Saturday on the Ward Warehouse Stage.

Isle Seniors in Nationals

The Cataract & Retina Senior Men's 3.5 tennis team of Hawaii will play in the USTA Nationals Oct. 15-17 at Palm Springs, Calif.

Team members are David Chang, Gordon Chun, Gerhard Frolich, Morris Lai, Glenn Goo, Worldster Lee, Brian Miyagi, Roy Naito, Roy Nashiro, Myo Nwe, Fred Okumura, Cary Ono, Derrick Taves, Norman Tyau, Francis Wong and Walter Wong.

Bantangan yo-yo champ

Alan Bantangan, a 15-year-old Iolani School sophomore from Honolulu, was crowned the national champion in the U.S. National Yo-yo competition last weekend at Chico, Calif.

Bantangan, a member of Team High Performance, placed first in the 2-A (two-handed) Division, with a perfect score in the compulsories and a flawless three-minute freestyle routine.

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

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