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HHSAA baseball honors Wally Yonamine

This year the HHSAA is  honoring Hawaii baseball pioneer and title sponsor Wally Yonamine, who passed away Feb. 28 at the age of 85 after a long battle with cancer.  Please see the attached article written by HHSAA staff member Wes Nakama, which will also appear in the tournament program. 

WHAT: The 53rd Annual Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships

WHEN:  Division I: May 4 – May 7, 2011     Division II: May 5 – May 7,

WHERE:   Division I: Les Murakami Stadium, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Division II: Hans L’Orange Field, Waipahu, Oahu

 ADMISSION:

                                         Les Murakami Stadium         Hans L’Orange Field

Adult:……………………………… $9.00……………………… $7.00

Senior Citizens (62 and up):…. $5.00……………………… $5.00

Students (K-12):………………… $5.00……………………… $5.00

 TELEVISION:  OC16 will live coverage of the HHSAA baseball Division I first round on Wednesday, May 4 at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m.  The 4:30 p.m. match-up will feature OIA sixth place Roosevelt Rough Riders (9-7) versus the OIA third place Kailua Surfriders (13-1-1).  The 7:00 p.m. night-cap will feature OIA fourth place Mililani Trojans (10-5) versus ILH runner-up Mid-Pacific Owls (14-4).

OC16’s next and final state baseball coverage will be on Saturday, May 7 with the Division II championship game slated for 4:00 p.m., followed by the Division I championship game at 7:00 p.m.  All games will be live from the University of Hawaii Les Murakami Stadium

RADIO COVERAGE:

Starcomm Sports Radio in partnership with ESPN 1420/1500 AM will have coverage of 14 DI and DII baseball games. 

  • May 4: ESPN 1500 will have all four DI first round games live from UH beginning at 12 noon. 
  • May 5: ESPN 1500 will carry all four DII first round games live from Hans L’Orange Field beginning with the 11:00 a.m. game. 
  • May 6: ESPN 1420 will have the 7:00 p.m. DI baseball semifinal game live from UH. 
  • May 7: ESPN 1420 will have live coverage of the DI consolation games at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., followed by the DII and DI championship games at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., respectively.
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