Sports In Short

GIRA drag races tonight at Kaua’i Raceway Park

MANA – The GIRA will host the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) championship drag race Saturday night (Sept.14) at Kaua’i Raceway Park in Mana. The racer’s gate opens at noon, time trials begin at 1 p.m. and competition begins at 6 p.m.

This race will feature Top Gun Competition with Miles Togioka and Tyler Taba running 200 mph, 6 second dragsters. Pro ET competition will include race cars competing at more than 160 MPH. Saturday’s event will include racing open to all street legal cars and licensed drivers in Street ET and Super Street ET with speeds up to 120 MPH.

Westside Junior Tennis Clinic

HANAPEPE – A special six week clinic taught by tennis pro Koko Chang for Westside juniors, 6 18 years old will be held at Hanapepe Courts, starting Wednesday, September 18 from 3pm-4pm. The County of Kauai Hanapepe Neighborhood Center After School Program with Kauai District Tennis Association (KDTA) will offer this clinic in partnership with Hawaii Pacific Tennis Asso. at $20.00 per student for six classes. Contact Ann M. at 245-8781 for more information.

Eastside Junior Tennis Clinic

WAILUA – Kauai District Tennis Association (KDTA) will offer a special clinic taught by tennis pro Koko Chang for Eastside juniors, 6 17 years old at Kauai Coconut Beach Tennis Courts each Friday from 4pm-5pm and Saturday from 10am-11am. Classes will start Friday, September 20. KDTA is offering this clinic in partnership with Hawaii Pacific Tennis Asso. at a special rate of $20.00 per student for six classes. Contact Ann M. at 245-8781 for more information.

Waimea’s Boys & Girls Club offers tennis lessons and Girls Volleyball League

WAIMEA – The Boys & Girls Club of Waimea invites all girls age 9-16 to sign up for their Girls Volleyball League. Stop by the Clubhouse in Waimea and ask for applications. The league will being in Oct. and is free to all current members. Non-members can become members for only $10 per year.

Also, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 18, The Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii – Waimea clubhouse – will be offering free tennis lessons to all current members. Lessons will be taught every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Waimea High School tennis courts.

Please call Danney Lewis at 338-418 for more information and to sign up. Join the fun at the Boys & Girls Club, “A positive place for kids.”

Boys and Girls Club in Kapa’a Clubhouse to hold Teen Hoops Program

KAPA’A – The Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii – Kapa’a Clubhouse in collaboration with the County of Kauai Parks & Recreation is starting a Teen Hoops Program beginning Friday night, Sept. 6, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. And continuing every Friday night.

We will have open gym for an opportunity for teens to play basketball and/or volleyball. Monthly tournaments and competitions are scheduled for the near future. Hot dogs and soda will be sold during the evening. Come hang out, shoot some baskets, have fun, and maybe form your own team and compete with others. Special membership fee for teens only is $1 per year. This is a drug free program.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call Brett Gabby or Mary Nakamura at 821-4406.


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