Sports Capsule for Friday — July 18, 2003

• Paradise ride starts Monday

• League to accept nominations

• Leahi Soccer Club to hold clinic

• Camps begin on July 19


Paradise ride starts Monday

The sixth annual Paradise Ride starts on Monday.

Cyclists will raise funds for Malama Pono and HIV/AIDS work across Hawaii. The ride will take place on Kaua’i’s westside roads. For more information, call Jessica at 246-9577 ext. 34.


League to accept nominations

The West Kauai Youth Baseball League is accepting nominations for League Officer positions to serve out the next two-year term.

If you are interested in helping the League and want to be considered for President, Vice-President, Secretary or Treasurer, please call Jane Garma at 651-6761, before August.


Leahi Soccer Club to hold clinic

The Leahi Soccer Club from O‘ahu will hold a free clinic at the mauka end of the North Vidinha soccer field on July 19.

The first half of the clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon and this will be for girls ages 7-12.

The second half will be held from 2-4:30 p.m. for girls ages 13-19.

All girls on the island are invited to attend.

All girls are asked to bring proper soccer equipment (soccer shoes, shin guards), a ball, and water.

The clinic will be presented by the Leahi Soccer Club of O‘ahu as a free service to the community of Kaua‘i.

There will be six coaches from Leahi who will work with the girls on field and goalie play.

One of the coach’s will be Michelle Nagamine, girl’s varsity soccer coach at Kamehameha High School and former player at Santa Clara University.

The coaches will also be talking to the kids about using soccer as a means to help further their education and preparation for college.

For more information, call Glenn Morita at 241-1685 or (pager) 644-6487.


Camps begin on July 19

The Summer Classic Basketball Camps will begin on July 19 and continue on July 26.

On July 19, the camp will be held for kids ages 6-10.

The camp will run at Kaua‘i High School between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The cost for the event is $10.

The event is for kids who want to have a good time while improving their skills.

Kids should bring basketball attire, a ball, a sack lunch and a signed waiver form from parents.

On July 26, girls between the grades of 8-12 can attend the camp. Call Alison Chase to register at 742-8790.

The event costs $10 and runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kaua‘i High.

For more information about the two camps, call Charlene Quinoes at 274-3169 or Chase.

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