Big Island briefs


Haili Volleyball

Tournament

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

volleyball.com.

Editor’s note: A preview of the tournament will run in Monday’s edition.

Hilo softball

league forming

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 hawnisleathletics@yahoo.com.

Super Sunday

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

andrecwaimea@gmail.com.

Hilo Little

League sign-ups

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.

Horseshoe

pitching results

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.

Class A

1. Enrique Madera

2. Kingston Lindsey

Class B

1. Theresa Ha’alilio

2. William “Bill” Kaiwa

3. Margaret Consolacion

Class C

1. Melanie Ka’aukai

2. Daniel Consolacion

3. Lucie Hopp

Class D

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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