Hawaii Beat

Star-Bulletin Staff

Blanning blanks Ladies
as Wahine split on road

SHREVEPORT, La. >> Paula Blanning held Centenary to a single hit in the second game of a doubleheader as the Hawaii softball team split with the Ladies (20-35).

Hawaii (33-18) won the second game 8-0 after dropping the first 4-3.

Shannon Tabion started the first game for the Wahine, giving up four runs in six innings and wasting home runs from April Crowell and Stacey Porter.

Marie Jackson hit her second home run of the season in the second game and drove in four runners.

Hawaii drops to seventh at WAC golf tournament

HOUSTON >> Hawaii ended its season tied for seventh yesterday in the Western Athletic Conference men's golf championships at the Houstonian Golf Club.

The Warriors combined for a three-day total of 290-301-300--891, 27 over par. Fresno State, the only squad to finish under par as a team, won the team championship.

Tulsa's David Inglis won a playoff to earn the individual title at 8-under.

UH's James Beston finished 2-under to tie for fifth place, and senior Justin Kim tied for 15th.

Tribute planned for Kamehameha coach

Kamehameha track and field alumni will give a tribute to veteran coach Henry Lee on Friday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the Hale Koa Hotel.

Lee, a 1946 Kamehameha graduate, has been a coach for 45 years -- not only in track and not only at Kamehameha. He has also coached football and basketball, and he has held jobs at Waipahu and Kailua.

This year, he's an assistant coach in charge of the hurdles events for the Warriors.

"He has threatened for years to retire from coaching, but we truly believe this will be his last year," said Stacia Peleholani, Lee's daughter. "He has waited years for the completion of the new track at Kamehameha (Kunuiakea Stadium), which was finally completed this past year in time to host this year's state track final."

The cost to attend the tribute is $45, which includes an oriental buffet. To make a reservation or for more information, call Stacia Peleholani at 261-5445.

UH coaches Nash, Carey win awards

Hawaii's Bob Nash and Kathy Carey were two of 500 high school and college assistant coaches nationwide honored with AFLAC National Assistant Coach of the Year awards by Scholastic Coach and Athletic Director magazine.

"For our coaches to be recognized nationally by their peers is a great honor," UH athletic director Herman Frazier said.

Nash has been a UH basketball coach for 22 seasons. Carey has been with Wahine soccer for the past nine years.

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