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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, July 4, 2000

Rainbows sign pitcher

Matt Ward, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound right-handed junior college pitcher, has accepted a scholarship to play for the University of Hawaii.

Ward, who played for Utah Valley State College the past two years, throws in the mid-80s, according to a UH news release.

Ward went 9-2 with three saves and a 1.76 ERA this past season on his way to all-Scenic West Conference honors.

Ward is the fourth pitcher and eighth player overall to join the Rainbows for the 2001 season.

Hawaii second in judo

Hawaii judokas earned 23 medals at last weekend's USJF Junior Youth and Team National Championships held in Oakland, Calif.

The Hawaii medal count was second to only California, which earned 129 medals in the two-day event. Hawaii participants won 10 gold medals, 10 silver and three bronze.

Results appear in scoreboard on page C-5.

Bowl honors to Klompuses

Lenny and Marcia Klompus, the chairman and president of the Aloha Bowl football doubleheader, and two past presidents of the Tournament of Roses have been named the All-American Football Foundation's Bowl executives of the year.

The only husband-wife team in the bowl business will join Ken Burrows and Dick Ratliff of the Rose Bowl as recipients of Bud Dudley awards at the foundation's Banquet of Champions July 12 in Los Angeles.

Longboard surf meet

The Hawaiian Style Classic, the second event in the Ocean Club Series, will showcase professional and amateur longboard surfers Saturday and Sunday at Kuhio Beach. The meet offers $1,500 in prize money.

Entry blanks are available at the Hawaiian Style Store. For more information, call 988-1726.

Hawaii ruggers to Tonga

The Hawaii State Rugby Union is touring Tonga this week and will play the Hahake team in a preliminary match before the Tonga-USA Pacific Rim final at Nuku'alofa on Saturday.

Tee times via Web site

Visitors to the Kaanapali Beach Hotel can access its Web site ( to make reservations for tee times at the Kaanapali Resort Golf Course.

Reservations may be made up to 90 days in advance for $125 per round.

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

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