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BYUH unbeaten in women’s soccer

Kim Micheletti’s breakaway goal in the 17th minute proved to be the difference as Brigham Young-Hawaii edged Dixie State 1-0 yesterday in St. George, Utah, to stay unbeaten in PacWest women’s soccer.

Freshman goalie Megan McCain had 10 saves for the Seasiders (7-0-2, 6-0-1) at Hansen Stadium. The Red Storm dropped to 7-5 and 4-4.

» Earlier at Hansen Stadium, Dixie State dropped BYUH in men’s soccer 5-1.

Eric Lowe scored the lone goal for the Seasiders (2-7, 1-6) in the 15th minute to tie it at 1-1. The Red Storm (4-6-1, 4-3-1) answered with two goals in the final 30 minutes of the first half and added two more in the second period.

» At Saint Louis School field, Drew Geis’ hat trick highlighted Hawaii-Hilo’s 6-0 win over Chaminade yesterday morning.

Geis scored the opening goal in the 25th minute for the Vulcans (4-4-1, 3-3-1 PacWest). UHH broke open the match, scoring twice within 3 minutes to take a 3-0 lead over Chaminade (1-6, 0-5).

Geis picked up his third goal in the 70th minute off a pass from Go Eto. Gene Okamura helped account for the final two scores, knocking in a goal in the 79th minute and assisting on Jose Vasquez’s score in the 86th minute.

» The UHH women also picked up a shutout, blanking the Silverswords 3-0 yesterday afternoon.

Lauren Minami and Lindsey Poulsen recorded unassisted goals to put the Vulcans up 2-0 at halftime. Dayneen Moriwaki closed out the scoring in the 58th minute off Lynne DuPont’s through ball.

The Vulcans (4-5-1, 3-4) outshot the Silverswords (2-5, 2-3) 26-6.

Wardenburg joins BYUH staff

Former Brigham Young men’s basketball assistant John Wardenburg has joined the BYU-Hawaii staff as the top assistant.

Wardenburg, who coached the Cougars the past 10 seasons, replaces Brandyn Akana, who left after nine seasons with the Seasiders to join Gib Arnold’s staff at the University of Hawaii.

Also yesterday, BYUH was ranked No. 24 in the latest Division II Bulletin preseason poll. The Seasiders, 22-6 last season, were ranked No. 1 in last year’s preseason poll.

Olympian in town for clinics

Ole Bischof, a 2008 Olympic gold medalist in judo, will be here this week to conduct clinics at various judo clubs.

The clinics are free for members of the United States Judo Federation.

Clinics will be held today at Leeward Judo Club (Pearl City High School) from 6 to 8 p.m.

Tomorrow’s clinics will be 1 to 4 p.m. at Hawaii Tenri Judo Club (Nuuanu Avenue) and 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Gracie Baja (Waipio Gentry).

Bischof and Toni Lettner are the clinicians. Donations will be accepted to help defray their travel costs.

Ocean awareness training starting

Hawaii’s marine environment, reef biology and ecology, and marine life identifications are among the topics that will be covered in the Ocean Awareness Training that begins later this month.

Participants are required to take part in all four sessions and complete a three-hour field project in order to receive C.O.R.A.L. (Care of our Culture, Oceans, Reefs and Animal Life) certification. The sessions are from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 and 9, and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6; the Nov. 9 session is a the Waikiki Aquarium, while the others are in Hawaii Kai.

Registration fee of $20 is due by next Friday. Register online at or call 397-2651 ext. 249.

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Appleby top female SUP finisher

Honolulu’s Candice Appleby won the women’s elite division at Saturday’s Battle of the Paddle off Dana Point, Calif.

Appleby finished the course in 1 hour, 10 minutes and 31 seconds. Honolulu’s Bruntsch was third (1:12:59), Jennifer Kalmbach from Kailua-Kona fourth (1:13:20) and Haiku’s Andrea Moller sixth (1:15:58).

Lahaina’s Slater Trout was the top male finisher, taking third in 1:00:39, nearly 3 minutes behind winner Danny Ching (57:45). Andrew Logreco of Honolulu was fifth (1:00:43), Connor Baxter sixth (1:01:52), Kahuku’s Noa Ginella eighth (1:02:54) and Sepa Napoleon of Kapolei 10th (1:03:08).

2 medal at half-marathon in Japan

Jonathan Lyau finished second in the 45-49 age group and Pete Boksanski was third in the 40-44 age group at the 29th Ichinoseki half-marathon Sunday in Ichinoseki, Japan.

Lyau completed the 13.6-mile course in 1 hour, 16 minutes and 9 seconds. Boksanski’s time was 1:17:26.

4 to handgun championships

Johnathan Acosta of Wailuku, Barry Aoki of Lahaina, Robert Loui of Aiea and Kazuo Yamauchi of Honolulu will be among more the 580 shooters who will compete in the Smith & Wesson USPSA National Handgun Championships starting today in Las Vegas.

Competition runs through Oct. 16. Shooters representing 45 states and six foreign countries will face 18 stages that are designed to test the competitors’ speed and accuracy using multiple targets.

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This Weekend

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» Honolulu Lawn Bowls Club: 10 a.m., Ala Moana Park.
» Performance Horse Series: 9 a.m., New Town & Country Stables, Waimanalo.
» HPTF Junior 8-10s Open: Schofield Barracks courts.
» Ironman World Championship: 6:30 a.m., Kailua-Kona.


» Honolulu Cricket Club: Inter-Club, 10:30 a.m., Kapiolani Park.
» Molokai Hoe: 8 a.m., Men, Hale O Lono to Duke Kahanamoku Beach.
» Honolulu Polo Club: 2:30 p.m., Waimanalo polo grounds.
» Tantalus 10M: 6:30 a.m., Makiki Pumping Station Park.
» HPTF Junior 8-10s Open: Schofield Barracks tennis courts.

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Camps and clinics:
» Splash & Dash: Oct. 16, 500M swim, 5K run, 7 a.m., Kaneohe MCBH.
» Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: 7 a.m., Oct. 17, 5K. Kapiolani Park. Online registration deadline for individuals, tomorrow.
» Ka Ulukoa Volleyball Club: Tryouts for 12-U, 13-U, 14-U girls teams, Session 1: Sunday, (5-8:45 p.m.). Session 2: Oct.13, (5-8:45 p.m.). Tryouts for 15-U,16-U girls teams: Nov. 2 (7-8:30 p.m.), Maryknoll Community Center. Online registration required.

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