Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

De Zwart wins stage at stand-up paddle event

Bart de Zwart of Haiku won Friday’s third stage of the SUP 11-City Tour in the Netherlands, and remained second overall in the five-leg stand-up paddling event.

The three-time defending champion covered the 26.6 miles from Workum to Franeker in 4 hours, 45 minutes, 40 seconds, gaining 10 seconds on overall leader Peter Bartl of Austria. De Zwart’s total time of 15:01:44.3 left him just under three minutes behind Bartl.

Today’s fourth stage, from Franeker to Dokkum, will cover approximately 27.9 miles.


Wailuku Junior Tennis event set for Sept. 22

The Wailuku Junior Tennis Club Play Day is scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Wells Park courts in Wailuku.

The USTA-sponsored event is free and open to the public, and will offer shorter courts with smaller racquets and slower, lower-bouncing balls for youth play.

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Basketball, softball leagues being formed

The South Maui District of the Department of Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for three programs – basketball for youths ages

5-14, a 50-and-over softball league and coed softball.

The basketball program runs from November to March, with games starting in January at Kalama Park or Kamalii Elementary School in Kihei.

Both softball leagues will run from September to December, with games played Sunday nights at South Maui Community Park in Kihei.

Registration forms are available at the district office at 303 E. Lipoa St. in Kihei.

For more information, call 879-4533.