Side Lines for Friday, May 6, 2006

• Waimea High School looking for soccer coaches

Waimea High School is currently searching for coaches for its boys and girls soccer programs.

Longtime Menehune boys coach Mark Kennett is stepping down for personal reasons and Waimea athletic director Jon Kobayashi is opening up the girls position.

Interested individuals should contact Kobayashi at 338-6804.

• Lihu‘e’s Hubbard continues to dominate

Lihu‘e’s Jeff Hubbard was triumphant in the International Bodyboarding Association, Hawai‘i’s pro open division at event No. 3, held at Makapu‘u Beach on O‘ahu.

Another Kaua‘i boy, Travis Smith, grabbed the third best ride. Alan Hoffman also competed in the event.

In the Pro DK division, Kawika Kaui managed to place fourth, but in the DK Open, Kaui moved up to second.

Etienne Trillo followed up Travis Smith in the 15-17 division. In the 14-and-under final, Smith, Trillo, and Hoffman finished second through fourth.

• Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Kaua‘i Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Poipu Bay Golf Course is scheduled for May 21.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used to provide scholarships to three outstanding high school students who plan to pursue a business major in college and to an exemplary KCC business education graduate.

6:30 a.m. Registration; 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start. Individual Low Net n Men and Women Flights & Corporate Challenge Competition n 3 person teams (Aggregate Net Scores) $105 per player; $425 Corporate Challenge n any threesome. Fees include closest to the pin, green fees, golf cart and banquet luncheon, following the tournament. Door prizes and random drawing for a trip for two to Las Vegas. For more information or to register, contact the Chamber at 245-7363, or email at

• Basketball clinic set for June in Kona

Hawaii Island Hoops is hosting the Summer Basketball Clinic Saturday June 17th and Sunday June 18th 2006 at the Kekuaokalani Gym (Old Airport Gym) in Kailua-Kona.

The emphasis will be on fundamental and competitive teaching by top notch instructors. Fundamental station training covers passing, shooting, ball handling, rebounding, fastbreak, offense and defense (individual and team). There will also be games, contests, lectures, and more. You will receive a coach’s evaluation that includes personal written summary of your clinic with tailored drills and suggestions for improvement.

Hawaii Island Hoops Summer Basketball Clinic is for boys and girls ages 10-18. All players will receive a reversible jersey and evaluation report card. Registration fee is $85. Registration and waiver forms can be found online at

Please register early because the clinics fill up fast.

For more information please call Hawaii Island Hoops director Andy Smith at (808) 937-3082.


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