Side Lines

Watabu fund-raiser no longer accepting entries

Due to the overwhelming response to Casey Watabu’s golf tournament fund-raiser this Sunday, entries will no longer be accepted. Golfers who have already submitted entry forms and are participating, are expected to report to the Wailua Golf Course no later than 6:15 a.m.

For more information, call 822-4158.

Last year, Watabu of Kapa‘a won the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship at the Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.

JO softball league to hold a meeting

There will be an organizational meeting of the Kauai Girls Junior Olympics Softball League to be held tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Topics of discussion will be the upcoming season schedule, rules, age divisions, league administration and team registration. All prospective coaches, administrators and those interested in the program should attend. The league is open to girls aged 18 and under as of January 01, 2007.

For more information contact Mike Koerte 645-0654.

Be an official, officially

There will be an officials clinic put on by the USA Track and Field Association, held on March 17. It’s a clinic for those interested in being a certified track and field official.

Longtime Hawai‘i and former Olympic track official Gordon Scruton will conduct the clinic starting at 9 p.m. at Kaua‘i High School. Organizers will use the Mayor Invitational track meet, that same day, at 2 p.m. as the practical site of the class.

For more information, call Dave Walker at 652-0616.

Swim Fest

starts next week

The 2007 Swim Fest held by Mokihana Aquatics starts March 19 and runs through the end of the month. A swim camp, a learn to swim program and beginner/non-swimmer lessons are all part of the 2007 Swim Fest. The two-week swim camp is an introduction to competitive swimming.

University of Hawai‘i men’s swim coach Victor Wells will be the special guest.

Wells will critique swimmers through video analysis and stroke techniques sessions. The learn-to-swim program is open to all swimmers from beginner, intermediate and advanced. This two-week course starts the beginners with an introduction to the five major swim strokes.

The intermediate program progresses to the five advanced strokes. Advanced swimmers perfect all strokes and gain swimming endurance. All instructors are certified aquatic managers and are USA swim certified.

The swim program registration starts immediately. For more information or to sign up, call 821-0587.

Captain Cook Caper run results announced

After sifting through 247 runners’ times, the results of the Captain Cook Caper Race, held in conjunction with the Waimea Town Celebration last month, were announced.

For full results and times, see the Scoreboard on page B2.


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