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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, September 15, 2000

By Pierre Tostee, Special to the Star-Bulletin
Andy Irons of Kauai bashes a lip during his first-round victory
in the Figueira Pro 2000 at Figueira da Foz, Portugal. Small
surf yesterday forced postponement of rounds two and three.

Snildal lifts HPU
women in OT

Star-Bulletin staff

Jannicke Snildal scored from 15 yards out in the 14th minute of overtime to lift the Hawaii Pacific women to a 1-0 soccer win over Cal St.-Hayward yesterday at Atherton Field.

HPU (5-5) is seeking its first-ever winning season, and needs three wins in its final six games to best the single-season win mark.

HPU plays Union College (Ky.) today in Kaneohe at 4 p.m.

Match play qualifying

The Aloha Section PGA Match Play Championship will hold its qualifying today at the Links at Kuilima.

The first two rounds of match play will be held tomorrow, the quarterfinals and semifinals Sunday and the 36-hole finals Monday.

Players to watch include Makena's Brian Sasada, the section's stroke-play champion, Mid-Pac Open winner Beau Yokomoto, Larry Stubblefield and Tommy Hines of Hawaii Prince.

Greg Meyer, who's competing on the Japan PGA Tour, will not be defending his title.

Prep game rescheduled

The Kailua at Waipahu football games scheduled for tonight have been rescheduled for tomorrow because of problems with the field lights at the Marauders' stadium, Waipahu athletic director Keith Morioka said.

Kailua will play Waipahu tomorrow, with the junior varsity game starting at 1 p.m., followed by the varsity, 25 minutes after the JV, but not before 3 p.m.

Racing series tonight

Hawaii Raceway Park hosts the Pacific Parts "Fast Friday Street Racing" series tonight. Gates open at 6 p.m.

The Budweiser Gold Cup is tomorrow. Gates open at 4 p.m., with qualifying at 6:30 p.m. and eliminations at 8:30 p.m.

The weekend wraps up with the "Sunday Silver Cup," from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kamakawiwo'ole race

The 14th Annual Skippy Kamakawiwo'ole Men's International Outrigger Canoe Race is set for Sunday, with a 9 a.m. start from Maunalua Bay.

The 32-mile race finishes at the Ko Olina Marina.

The race features nearly 100 Hawaii and international nine-men teams.

Hunting, fishing day

The 29th National Hunting and Fishing Day will be celebrated Sept. 23 and 24, at the Koko Head Shooting Range, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.

Bring canned food or cash donation for the Hawaii Food Bank and receive activity coupons to participate in skeet, archery, airgun or .22 rifle/handgun.

For more information, call the Hawaii Hunter Education Program at 587-0200.

Maui kiteboarding event

The second annual Red Bull King of the Air kiteboarding competition is scheduled for Oct. 9-15 on the North Shores of Maui.

Featured competitors include defending champion Robby Naish, Marcus "Flash" Austin and Lou Wainman.

There will be a kiteboarding clinic for kids Oct. 9, from 3-5 p.m, at Hookipa Beach.

Friis runner of week

HPU's Christian Friis was cited as the PacWest Male Runner of the Week on Tuesday for his win at last week's BYUH Invitational cross country meet.

Friis was clocked at 26:52 in the 8K race and helped lead the Sea Warriors to the team title as well.

Tomorrow, runners will be participating in the Chaminade/BYUH Invitational at Laie. The women's 5K race begins at 7 a.m. with the men's 8K race to follow.

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

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