Na Koa win in opener of Japan road trip
Na Koa Ikaika Maui opened their six-game Japan road trip with a 6-4 victory over the Fukui Miracle Elephants on Tuesday in Kanazawa.
Ray Serrano hit a two-run homer and RBI double for Maui, and Jeremy Williams added a solo homer.
Fields earns silver at National Senior Games
Dan Fields of Pukalani was part of the silver-medal 400-meter relay team in the men's 65-69 age division at the National Senior Games, which took place July 24 through Friday in Cleveland.
Fields ran the opening leg, and was followed by Lloyd Hathcock, Lee Taste and Jerome Calloway.
Fields also placed fifth in the triple jump (8.57 meters) and long jump (4.30), ninth in the javelin (31.55), 12th in the 50 meters (7.84 seconds) and 17th in the 100 (14.62).
Guzman places third at Optimist tournament
Reese Guzman of Kahului placed third in the girls 10-12 age division in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships that took place Saturday through Monday at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and was the top American finisher.
Guzman carded a 75 in the first round, then posted back-to-back 72s for a total of 219. Her second-round score tied for the day's best.
Ela Anacona of Argentina closed with a 71 to win with a 217 total, one shot better than Thailand's Kan Bunnabodee.
Larry Libres contest slated for Saturday
The 26th annual Larry Libres Fishing and Diving Championship is scheduled for Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului, starting at 8 a.m.
Oama fishing will conclude at 9:30 a.m., and tako diving will end at 10:30 a.m.
Registration will begin at 6 a.m. at the park. Early registrants will receive a T-shirt.
Tai chi instruction set for Aug. 24-25
Tai chi instructor Sifu Luis Molera will offer training Aug. 24-25 at the Kula Tai Chi Chuan Dojo.
Donations of $70 for one day, and $130 for both, are suggested, and registration by Aug. 9 is encouraged. All levels of participants can take part.
For more information, call 280-6437 or 264-1600.
Maui High Foundation golf tourney is Oct. 12
The Maui High Foundation Benefit Golf Tournament is scheduled for Oct. 12 at Kahili Golf Course in Wailuku, with a 7 a.m. shotgun start.
The entry fee is $150, which also pays for use of a cart, eligibility for closest-to-the-pin contests, a T-shirt, breakfast, on-course refreshments and an awards luncheon. Entry forms for the four-person scramble are available at the school's main office in Kahului.
For more information, go to mauihigh.org or call Alan Manibog at 268-0876.
Three youths receive Suzuki Sensei Award
Three Maui Ki-Aikido students have been named this year's Suzuki Sensei Ki-Aikido Youth Award recipients.
Taona Fiederer-Sheppard, Chris Rickard and Randall Vierra will receive a trip to November's Hawaii Ki Federation 60th anniversary seminar at the Lokahi Ki Society dojo in Honolulu.
The award, named for Maui Ki-Aikido's founder, recognizes athletes' "strong level of interest and effort in training, a respectful and supportive attitude toward their dojo, their teachers and their fellow students and a commitment to community and/or dojo service."