Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, November 13, 1999

WNBA star Cooper
at free clinic

Houston Comets star Cynthia Cooper, a two-time MVP in the Women's National Basketball Association, will join former Hawaii standouts BJ Itoman and Nani Cockett in conducting a free keiki clinic from 2-3 p.m., Nov. 26, at UH's Klum Gym.

The clinic, sponsored by Niketown, is for boys and girls 8 years and up, and they must register with guardians at 1:30 p.m. The first 100 to register will receive free gifts and any youngster wearing a sports uniform will be admitted free to the Asahi Rainbow Wahine Basketball Classic.

Maui windsurfing

Nick Baker of England and Jennifer Henderson of Paia, Maui, sailed off with the men's and women's windsurfing titles in the 16th annual Swatch Aloha Classic yesterday at Maui's Ho'okipa Beach Park.

Baker beat out Robby Naish of Kailua.

With a fourth-place finish among the men, Bjorn Dunkerbeck clinched his 12th overall world windsurfing championship.

Seasiders dominate

The Brigham Young-Hawaii men's basketball team blew past Alberta last night, winning 87-70 in an exhibition game at Laie.

The Seasiders, who led by as many as 28 points in the second half, are 2-0 in the preseason.

QB Club speakers lineup

Hawaii head coach June Jones and assistant coach Dan Morrison and head coaches Don Botelho of Pac-Five and Ron Dament of Kalani will talk football at Monday's Honolulu Quarterback Club luncheon meeting at the Pagoda Restaurant.

Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., with the program to follow.

Rolfing team leads way

Professional Mark Rolfing and amateur partners Ben Davis, Frank Jackson, Clarence Kahlig II and Andy Vine shot an 18-under-par 54 for a two-stroke lead over pro Andy Bean's team in the first round of the Lincoln Mercury Kapalua Challenge yesterday at the Kapalua Bay golf course.

Joey Sindelar's 7-under 65 led Nolan Henke by one shot in the pro division. Brandel Chamblee and Paul Gaydos were next at 67.

UH's Warren on honor roll

Hawaii linebacker Yaphet Warren was a second-team selection on the GTE Academic All-District VIII football team announced yesterday.

Warren, a senior from Seattle majoring in sociology, has a 3.38 grade point average.

Men's volleyball tickets

The University of Hawaii men's volleyball season tickets will go on sale Monday at the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office.

Patrons may also purchase tickets through the phone sales line (944-BOWS) beginning at noon, Monday afternoon. After Monday, phone sales office hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Season tickets range from $70 for students to $155 for lower-level seating.

Castillo to play for Rutgers

Kamehameha Schools senior Casey Castillo has accepted a women's volleyball scholarship to the University of Rutgers in New Jersey.

Castillo, who played for the Youth National team last summer, also was recruited by Hawaii, Indiana, Colorado and Arkansas, among other top volleyball programs.

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