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Pahoa High

seeking CC coach

Pahoa High School is seeking a boys and girls cross country head coach for the 2014 season.

Applications may be picked up at the school office or athletic director’s office. Applications due date is July 23.

For more information, call 965-2150.

Sunrise Athletics

event on July 26

The 2nd annual Sunrise Athletics 5k walk/run and 1.5 mile fun run/walk will be held July 26 at Liliuokalani Gardens.

Registration forms may be picked up at Spencer’s Health and Fitness, Hilo Bike Hub, and at Awards wil be presented.

For more information, contact or 937-1930.

Women’s hoops

officiating clinic

“Step Up, USA” will hold a clinic for women’s basketball officials who would like to develop their officiating skills to the next level.

In conjunction with the County Department of Parks and Recreation an officiating clinic for women’s basketball officials will take place on July 24-26.

The clinic will be conducted by Andrea Osborne, Coordinator of Women’s basketball officials for the Big West Conference, Foothill Conference, and University of California San Marcos.

You will be offered an opportunity to receive classroom instruction on three person mechanics, and on court evaluations. Along with opportunities to work with collegiate officials.

Registration fee for Big Island officials is free. But you still need to register at website.

Signups for Coach Yagi Hoops Camp

The county Department of Parks and Recreation invites keiki basketball players to the 2nd Annual Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp, scheduled July 21-24 in Hilo.

Open to boys and girls 9 to 17 years old, the Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp is named in honor of the legendary former University of Hawaii at Hilo basketball coach who helped guide the Vulcans-Hawaii Basketball School for 37 years.

It will be held at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium and the Panaewa Covered Play Courts.

Teenage campers will receive personalized instruction from a team of coaches as they practice agility, ball-handling and other drills from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Then, the youth players will showcase their skills by competing in full-court games from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Campers age 9 to 12 years old will receive similar instruction from 9 a.m. until noon. Kids in this younger age group will play four-on-four games between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Registration fee is $60 per child. The late fee has been waived. All participants will receive a camp shirt and group photo.

Registration forms are available during business hours at the Department’s Recreation Division Office located within Aunty Sally Kaleohano’s Luau Hale at 799 Piilani Street in Hilo and online at:…

Checks should be made payable to the Director of Finance and include the note “Jimmy Yagi Summer Hoops Camp.”

For more information, contact Darrell Yamamoto, Recreation Specialist, at 938-2012, or

Youth volleyball at Waiakea-Uka

The Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation invites keiki to sign up for youth volleyball programs offered at Hilo’s Waiakea-Uka Gym.

Boys 7 to 14 years old and girls 7 to 10 years old can play in the P&R’s youth volleyball league that starts in September.

Registration is at Waiakea-Uka Gym. Space is limited to two teams.

To register or learn more about the upcoming keiki volleyball programs at Waiakea-Uka Gym, please call Coach Mark Osorio at 959-9474.

Adult football

league slated

Adult flag football league to begin in August.

Interested teams are asked to call 315-3137.

HGEA tennis

fun day on tap

HGEA Tennis Fun Day will be held Sunday at the Edith Kanakaole Multipurpose Stadium from noon to 4 p.m.

HGEA members and their guests are invited to participate in social tennis doubles. Tennis balls will be provided.

For information contact Dean at


sign-ups ongoing

Puna AYSO soccer is accepting registration for 2014 fall season, which runs from mid August till November. AYSO accepts new and returning girls and boys between the ages of 4 and 18. Participants must be 4 as of 8/01/14. Practice days and game schedule to be determined once registration is complete.

Players can register on-line at -Region 738. Print 3 copies of the registration form and mail with payment to: AYSO PUNA, P.O. Box 955, Keaau, HI 96749. Registration fee for Fall 2014 is $65. Late registration after July 27 will be $75.

AYSO is an all-volunteer organization which promotes good sportsmanship and positive coaching. Enrollment is open to all, and everyone plays on equally balanced teams. We train all coaches and referees. For further information call 965-6648.

Softball tourney

slated in August

Teams are being sought for the “Battling for Cancer” 14-inch softball tournament scheduled Aug. 23-24 at Walter Victor Complex.

The tourney includes kupunas, men’s and women’s mixed teams. Entry fee is $200 per team.

For more information or to enter, call Chaley/Nene Kaleo at 959-9729, 990-9729 or 990-9720.


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