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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, September 30, 2000

Garcia closer
to tour title

Star-Bulletin staff

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. -- Hawaii's Sunny Garcia moved closer to his first world surfing tour title yesterday at the Billabong Pro at Lower Trestles.

He beat Michael Lowe in 3-4 foot surf to move to today's quarterfinals.

Garcia can clinch the Association of Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour title if he wins the Billabong Pro which is expected to conclude today.

Garcia's match today is against the only other surfer still in contention for the world title --Australia's Jake Paterson.

Hawaii's Shane Dorian dropped out of the world title chase yesterday in a loss to Shea Lopez. Hawaii's Andy Irons made it to the quarterfinals along with Garcia.

Seasiders sweep Vulcans

Brigham Young-Hawaii beat the University of Hawaii-Hilo in Pacific West Conference women's volleyball last night, 15-10, 15-11, 15-3 in Hilo.

Karla Riberio's 15 kills sparked the Seasiders (2-1 in PacWest, 6-4 overall) and Kapu Elkington added 14 kills, while Vanessa Valansi chipped in with 13 digs. Heidi Fabritz pounded 11 kills for the Vulcans (0-3, 4-7).

She's Got Game clinic

"She's Got Game" is the theme for a sports clinic and fair tomorrow from noon to 5 p.m. at St. Andrew's Priory at Queen Emma Square.

Core clinics are for girls in grades 4-8 in soccer, volleyball, basketball and softball.

Mini-clinics are open to females of all ages, and include kickboxing, race walking, running, fencing, yoga, jump rope and golf.

Jones at Na Koa meeting

Unversity of Hawaii head football coach June Jones and defensive secondary coach Rich Miano will be the featured speakers at Monday's Na Koa Football Club meeting at the Stan Sheriff Center Hospitality Room.

Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. followed by the program at noon. The cost is $10 for Na Koa members and $15 for non-members.

Quarterback Club lineup

University of Hawaii athletic director Hugh Yoshida, assistant UH football coaches Kevin Lempa and Wes Suan, and University High School athletic director James Bukes will speak at Monday's luncheon meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Restaurant.

Roberts football shutRRoberts football shuttles

Roberts Hawaii has round-trip shuttle bus service to Aloha Stadium for tonight's University of Hawaii-Tulsa football game.

Bus No. 1 starts at Koko Head Elementary School (4:15 p.m.), Hawaii Kai Park & Ride (4:30) and Kahala Mall (4:45).

Bus No. 2 stops at Mililani Mauka Park 'n Ride at 4:30 p.m. Bus No. 3 picks up at Windward Mall on Alaloa Street at 4:30 p.m.

Bus No. 4 starts at Makakilo Elementary School (4:30) and makes a second pickup next to the Kapolei Theaters on Kamokila Blvd. (4:45). Bus No. 5 picks up at Kamamalu Park on Queen Emma St. (4:30) and at the corner of Kapalama and School streets (4:45).

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

Special gifts for stadium

The American Heart Association of Hawaii will present two automated external defibrillators to Aloha Stadium before tonight's Hawaii-Tulsa football game for use by security guards or specially trained employees in case of an emergency.

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the [Scoreboard] section.

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