Side Lines for Saturday — December 24, 2005

• Hanapepe Pop Warner wants coaches

• Waimea’s Viquelia wins champions event

• Florida A&M 74, Hawai’i Pacific 67

• 4-6 weeks to determine cause of Dungy’s death


Hanapepe Pop Warner wants coaches

By The Garden Island

The Hanapepe Pop Warner Association is now accepting applications for head coach (Cheer and Football) positions for the 2006 Kaua’i Pop Warner season. Division teams: junior pee wee, pee wee and midget. Please call Thomas Kaiakapu at 335-9768 for an application and additional information. Deadline for all applications received: Must be post-marked by Wednesday, January 11, 2006.


Waimea’s Viquelia wins champions event

Waimea’s Taylor Viquelia won the 10-and-under girls’ division with a +19, 163 at the Hawai’i State Jr. Golf Association’s Tournament of Champions. The season’s final event brought together winners of 2005 junior golf tournaments. The event, played on Dec. 10-11, was hosted for the fifth consecutive year by the Wailea Golf Club and played over 36 holes on the Emerald Course.

Other standouts included Lihu’e’s Kelli Oride (girls 13-14, 2nd -place) and Miki Ueoka (girls 15-18, 3rd-place).


Florida A&M 74, Hawai’i Pacific 67

LAS VEGAS — Rome Sanders scored 17 points to lead a balanced Florida A&M attack, as the Rattlers beat Hawai’i Pacific 74-67 Friday in the Las Vegas Holiday Classic.

Sanders shot 5-of-9 from the floor and 7-of-10 from the foul line as the Rattlers held off the Division II Sea Warriors.

Lamar Twitty added 12 points, Glen Elliott had 11 and Jonathon Kelly scored 10 for the Rattlers (4-6), who shot 25-of-56.

Donnell Dobbins led Hawai’i Pacific (1-9) with 19 points, shooting 6-of-9 from the floor. Finis Harwell added 12 points for the Sea Warriors, who lost despite shooting 25-of-43.

Florida A&M led 38-28 at halftime.

Hawai’i Pacific drew within three points with 1:37 remaining before the Rattlers outscored the Sea Warriors 9-5 to finish the game.

The Rattlers took the lead for good in the opening six minutes and led by as many as 11 points in the first half, when Sanders scored 10 of his 17 points.


4-6 weeks to determine cause of Dungy’s death

LUTZ, Fla. — A medical examiner’s preliminary report Friday confirmed that the 18-year-old son of Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy took his own life, although the cause of death will not be determined for four to six weeks.

Dr. Jacqueline Lee released the findings and said there was no evidence of foul play. Lee ordered a toxicology study, and until it is finished the cause and manner of James Dungy’s death are listed as pending.

His girlfriend found him unresponsive early Thursday, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Debbie Carter said. Carter said evidence at the scene indicated he had killed himself.

A sheriff’s deputy performed CPR before an ambulance took him to University Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Tampa Tribune reported on its Web site Friday night that James Dungy had been involuntarily admitted to a hospital after seeking help from a deputy outside his apartment on Oct. 21, saying he had taken an overdose of painkillers and called for an ambulance.

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