Big Island briefs
Hilo girls volleyball
The Hilo High School girls volleyball program will hold two conditioning/training sessions during the summer.
• Session I: June 10-14, and open to any high school students (all schools).
1. Journal writing, strategic planning & activities — Monday-Friday, 2 to 2:30 p.m.
2. Positions/volleyball skills, Monday-Friday, 2:30 to 3:45 p.m.
3. Team volleyball skills, Monday-Friday, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Cost is $40 for session.
• Session II: June 17-July 26, open to all Hilo High students.
1. Weight training and conditioning, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 to 1:50 p.m.
2. Core strength and conditioning, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 to 1:50 p.m.
3. Journal writing, strategic planning and activities, Monday- Fridays, 2 to 2:30 p.m.
4. Positions/volleyball skills, Monday-Friday, 2:45 to 3:50 p.m.
5. Team volleyball skills, Monday-Friday, 4 to 4:50 p.m.
There is no fee to attend Session II.
Interested athletes must have a current physical. For more information, contact cach Olino Kotaki at 333-7064 or email: email@example.com.
holds summer camps
Former Major Leaguer Onan Masaoka and guest instructors will hold baseball camps throughout the summer at the MPRUV facility, located at 140 Holomua St. in Hilo.
Instruction in throwing/pitching, hitting, catching, and baseball conditioning will be offered.
Fees range from $60-$100, depending on single or multi-focus camp.
For more information, call 935-5501.
Pahoa seeking girls
The Pahoa High School athletic department is looking for a girls varsity head basketball coach. Duties include teaching/coaching of basketball techniques, and character development.
According to athletic director Rom Tomosada, preferable qualifications are previous coaching experience, NFHS fundamentals of coaching certification and effective communication.
Applications are available at the school’s main office or athletic office. The deadline to apply is June 10.
For more information, call the athletic office at 965-2248.
Men’s hoops tourney
slated for June 8-9
Eight teams are being sought for a men’s C Division basketball tournament, slated June 8-9 at the Carvalho Park Gym.
The tournament is a fundraiser for the Wahine Ryders 14 and under girls basketball team that will travel to play this summer in Las Vegas.
Entry fee for the men’s tournament is $300 per team.
To enter or for more information, call Fred at 989-7343 or Renee at 989-9016.
Manliguis scholarships available
Applicants are being sought for the Larry Manliguis Scholarship. The stipend award is open to Big Island high school seniors who participated in at least one sport during their senior year and plan on furthering their education.
There will be two scholarships, $300 each. One scholarship is funded by the Hilo High Class of 1960, and will be given to a Hilo High student. The other scholarship is funded by the Larry Manliguis Alumni Basketball Tournament, and it’s open to any Big Island student-athlete.
Senior student-athletes must have a 2.0 grade point average write a one-page essay on “How athletics has influenced my life and how I will give back through athletics.”
Essays must be be mailed to P.O. Box 523 Keaau, HI 96749 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15.
Challenger soccer camps June 17-21
Challenger Sports and Puna AYSO 738 will hold a training camp June 17-21 at Shipman’s Fields in Keaau.
The camp is open to players ages 4 to 18 and will run Monday through Friday.
According to a camp release, the camp includes “a week of drills and skills, led by a British soccer coach. In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development, technical and tactical practices and daily tournament style plays, each child will also be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship.”
Camp sessions are offered for the following ages:
• Ages 6-16: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., $110
• Ages 10-16: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $155
• Ages 6-16: 4– 7 p.m., $110
Teams are also welcome to attend and receive a week of focused instruction to prepare them for the fall season.
Each camper will receive a free camp T-shirt, soccer ball, giant soccer poster and an individual skills performance evaluation.
Space is limited – parents are encouraged to sign up on line in advance to avoid disappointment.
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