Big Island briefs
The Haili Volleyball Tournament starts Monday with an all-Hawaii field, including 83 teams from the Big Island.
Junior games start at 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium (two courts), UHH Gym (two courts), Waiakea High and Hilo Armory. Play begins at 9 a.m. Wednesday, with championship play starting at 3 p.m.
On Thursday, 61 adult teams start play and the championships are set for Saturday at Hilo Civic.
For a full schedule, visit www.haili
Editor’s note: A preview of the tournament will run in Monday’s edition.
The 2014 Hilo Slow-Pitch Softball League is accepting team registration.
The deadline to sign up is April 11 for a league slated to start April 28.
For more information, contact Masa Pagay at 937-4253 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Slam in Waimea
The University of Hawaii at Hilo will hold Super Sunday Slam, consisting of baseball and softball clinics, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 20 at Waimea Park.
Registration is $20 (includes lunch, T-shirt, photo) and the deadline to enter to receive a shirt is April 11. Sign-ups will be taken April 20.
For more information, contact Melissa Samura at 887-3014 or parks
Hilo Little League registration continues through March 31 for players ages 12-18 in junior, senior and big league divisions.
Interested players can contact team managers and league coordinators Alan Filoteo (987-8002) or Bo Saiki (937-3005) to sign up.
Applications and other forms can obtained by visiting www.hilo
littleleague.com or calling 987-8469.
The Big Island Horseshoe Pitchers Club held its 5th annual mixed singles tournament March 15 at Uncle David Calles Sr. Horseshoe Courts at Onekahakaha Beach Park.
1. Enrique Madera
2. Kingston Lindsey
1. Theresa Ha’alilio
2. William “Bill” Kaiwa
3. Margaret Consolacion
1. Melanie Ka’aukai
2. Daniel Consolacion
3. Lucie Hopp
1. Amanda Christian
2. Darlene Calles
3. Parker Prieskorn
Hole in one
Joseph Funaro of Pahoa aced the 182-yard, 10th hole March 16 at the Volcano Golf & Country Club.
He used a 7-wood. Witnessing Funaro’s first hole-in-one were Ron Scovil and Tom Leffingwell.
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