• Tannery takes home all-around honors
Tannery takes home all-around honors
By Duane Shimogawa Jr. – The Garden Island
Cheyanne Tannery was golden in the first Kaua’i Keiki and High School Rodeo Association contest of the season.
Tannery, along with Hunter Grace, took the top honors in the K-2nd grade division. Clint “Where’s da beef” Matias and Kira Blackstad-Pimental were the all-around winners for the 3rd-5th grade contest. Cory Carveiro and Kelli Carveiro won the rights to the Wrangler division (Jr. High) crowns. Randy Brun and Kristyn Vasconcelles were the top high school performers.
Individual winners from all the contests can be found in the scoreboard on page B2. The next rodeo is on December 4 at CJM Country Stables in Po’ipu.
Kawaihau Little League opening day
The Kawaiahu Community Little League opening ceremonies will be on Nov. 19 at 11:45 a.m. at the Kapa’a Little League Field. Call Charlene for more info. at 652-6515.
Kaua’i Senior Golf tournament
The fourth quarterly Kaua’i Seniors Golf Club Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Wailua Golf Course. Nov. 2005 handicaps will be used and entry blanks are available at the course. Golfers 55 and older are welcomed to join the club.
Luersen lures in an ace
Honolulu’s Robert A. Luersen nailed a hole-in-one at the Puakea Golf Course’s fourth hole (141 yards) on Nov. 5. He used a 5-iron and his feat was witnessed by Steve Teruya and Audrey Awaya. “Great Golf Course,” he said.
Help out Waimea’s athletic department
A Thanksgiving Imu service will take place on November 23, from 3-5:30 p.m. to benefit the Waimea High School athletic department. Pick up for the Imu items will be on Nov. 24, from 7-8 a.m. for a $10 donation. Flowers West donated orchids and they will be sold for a donation of $4. For more information, contact athletic director Jon Kobayashi at 338-6804.
Hanapepe’s Erdmann gets first ace
Hanapepe’s Dale Erdmann nailed his first hole-in-one at the rightful age of 65. He’s been golfing for 40 years and he finally got lucky at the Kaua’i Lagoons’ Mokihana Golf Course on hole #8. He used a 7-iron on the 152 yard hole. Russell Mc-Cluskey and Hughes Ebinger were the witnesses.
Triple Crown of Surfing starts today
The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is set to start today at Haleiwa’s Ali’i Beach Park with the opening rounds of competition of the Op Pro Hawai’i men’s and Roxy Pro Hawaii women’s competitions. A north/northwest swell with open ocean heights of six feet is forecast for today, and bodes well for the opening day of competition for the 2005 Vans Triple Crown winter surfing season. “With the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) world title battle between Kelly Slater and Andy Irons now decided, the pressure is off and you can expect to see some of the most exceptional surfing.