The Kauai Senior Softball League had six postponed makeup games on tap in an attempt to complete the first round of the season. Weather played a role once again as the senior circuit got four in the books before the weekend storm washed out play.
In the midst of some chaos, even the smallest bits of order and normalcy can be a welcome sight. As the relief efforts continue for areas all over Kauai and specifically Hanalei, Haena and Wainiha, some distractions can often assist in the process.
KAPAA — Today, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, commemorating the man who broke baseball’scolor barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The MLB has done so annually since 2004 when former baseball commissioner Bud Selig proclaimed April 15 as such and started the tradition. Since 2009, all on-field personnel — including players, managers, coaches and umpires — wear Robinson’s No. 42 on game day.
The first two days of the waiting period saw expected minimal swell and action at the Margaret River Pro didn’t get underway until Friday. But even when the competitors were given the go, the waves were sometimes haphazard, hostile and unpredictable in nature at North Point.