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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, September 2, 2000

HPU 4-0 in tourney

Star-Bulletin staff

Top-ranked Hawaii Pacific was poised to repeat as Hawaiian Style Volleyball Classic champions after remaining undefeated through the first two days of competition in Hilo.

HPU (5-0 overall, 4-0 tourney) yesterday swept Cal State Dominguez Hills, 15-2, 15-5, 15-3, and Chaminade, 15-1, 15-4, 15-7.

In other matches yesterday at the Afook-Chinen Civic, defending national champion Brigham Young-Hawaii (3-2, 2-2) swept two matches, downing Texas A&M-Commerce (1-6, 0-4), 15-8, 16-14, 15-0, and host Hawaii-Hilo (3-2, 2-2), 15-7, 15-11, 15-2.

Chaminade (1-4, 1-3) rallied from a 1-9 deficit in Game 1 enroute to topping Hawaii-Hilo, 16-14, 11-15, 15-8, 7-15, 15-12.

Also, Northwood (5-2, 3-1) defeated Texas A&M Commerce and Cal State Dominguez Hills (1-4, 1-3).

Round-robin play continued this afternoon.

Olympians at NikeTown

The U.S. women's Olympic basketball team will have an autograph session tomorrow at NikeTown in Waikiki.

Sheryl Swoopes, Lisa Leslie and Chamique Holdsclaw are among the players who will be at the event from 2-3 p.m. The team will also have photos and mini-basketballs to give away.

NikeTown is at 2080 Kalakaua Ave. For information, call 943-6453.

Na Koa meeting Monday

University of Hawaii head football coach June Jones and associate head coach/linebackers coach George Lumpkin will be the featured speakers at the Na Koa Football Club's meeting Monday at the Stan Sheriff Center hospitality room.

Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting starting at noon. The cost is $10 for Na Koa members, $15 for non-members, payable at the door.

Triathlon TV special

The ITU World Cup Triathlon, the only Olympic qualifying event held in Hawaii, will be part of a triathlon television special tomorrow on KITV at 6 p.m..

The program also features Dr. Doug Hiller of Hawaii, who has been selected as part of the U.S. Olympic medical triathlon jury.

Junior golf medalists

The medalists in the final Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Junior Tour Series held at the Kiahuna Course on Monday were:

Boys: T.J. Kua, 43 (10 and under); Bret Netzer, 38, (11-12 years); Andrew Russ, 78 (13-14), and Kamden Ganir, 79 (15-17).

Girls: Kanoe Sakihama, 47 (11-12); Shelcie Takenouchi, 90 (13-14), and Rie Ganir, 82 (15-17).

Warrington, Trotto win

Hawaii was represented by 10 athletes at the National Masters Track & Field Championships held at the University of Oregon, last month.

Hank Warrington of Honolulu placed first in the 100- and 200-meter races in the 35-age group. His times were 10.76 and 21.63 seconds, respectively.

Mary Trotto of Kihei, Maui, took first in the steeplechase with a time of 10 minutes, 54.85 seconds in the 50-age group.

Shuttle for UH football

Roberts Hawaii School Bus will be offering round trip shuttle service to Aloha Stadium for University of Hawaii football games.

The cost is $5.

Buses start at 4:30 at Koko Head Elementary School (with a 4:45 stop at Hawaii Kai Park 'n' Ride), Mililani Park 'n' Ride, Windward Mall and Makakilo Elementary School (with a 4:45 stop at Kapolei theaters on Kamokila Blvd.).For more information, call 832-4886.

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