For Wednesday, June 9, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 9, 2010
Hawaii senior Traci Yoshikawa was named to the Women's College World Series all-tournament team yesterday.
The Rainbow Wahine second baseman hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning of UH's 3-2 win over Missouri to open the WCWS last Thursday. She also hit a solo homer in a 5-1 loss to Arizona to close the season on Saturday. Yoshikawa hit .333 in UH's three games in its first WCWS appearance.
UCLA captured the WCWS title with a 15-9 win over Arizona to win the best-of-three championship series. UCLA's Megan Langenfeld was named the WCWS most outstanding player.
The Honolulu Marathon will hold its early walk-up entry for Hawaii residents Saturday and Sunday at Sports Authority at the Waikele Shopping Center.
Registration for the Dec. 12 race will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Early entry fee this year is $45.
The fee for local residents after early registration will be $95 until Nov. 5. Then registration closes down until race week when it reopens at the expo at the Hawaii Convention Center on Dec. 8. The late fee will be $240.
Hawaii's Coco Ho lost her quarterfinal heat yesterday to finish tied for fifth at the ASP Movistar Peru Classic off San Bartolo, Lima.
Ho scored a 11.70 to the 15.27 by Australia's Sally Fitzgibbons in the third quarterfinal heat. Fitzgibbons lost to Brazil's Silvana Lima, 16.50 to 10.77 in the final.
Hawaii women's basketball coach Dana Takahara-Dias, her staff, and current and former players will host the Rainbow Wahine Basketball Summer Camp this Friday through Sunday at UH.
Morning sessions, running from 8 to noon, are for boys and girls ages 5-12. The afternoon sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. for ages 13-18.
For more information, call assistant coach Serenda Valdez at 956-2710 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former 'Iolani and Washington State basketball standout Derrick Low is hosting the second annual Derrick Low-Hawaii Raiders basketball clinic, June 19-20 at 'Iolani School.
The clinic staff includes former all-state guard Ryan Hirata and former player of the year Kyle Pape.
For more information, call Hirata at 222-6795, Pape at 741-1255 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.