Maui teams open 0-3-1 at Far West Regionals
Maui United Red tied Real National of Colorado 1-1 in an under-14 boys match Monday as play got underway in the U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex on Oahu.
Kyle Hollister scored the goal for Maui with an assist from D.J. Madigan.
Maui United lost 3-0 to the Southern California Blues in a U19 girls match, Maui Elite lost 6-0 to TSA Red of Arizona in U15 boys and Maui United lost 2-1 to the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Blackhawks in U17 boys, getting a goal from Jaren Otani.
Author of Sakamoto book seeking material
The author of an upcoming book about Soichi Sakamoto's "Three-Year Swim Club," an Olympic training program in the 1930s and 1940s, is seeking material.
Julie Checkoway is requesting interviews, photographs, memorabilia and suggestions of potential subjects. Documents will be returned to their owners, she has said.
Checkoway can be reached at (801) 521-5111.
Lawson aces No. 14 at Pukalani Country Club
Josh Lawson of Lodi, Calif., recorded a hole-in-one Sunday at Pukalani Country Club.
Lawson aced the 14th hole, using a 9-iron for the 133-yard shot, witnessed by John Lawson and Jerry Valverde.