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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, May 11, 2002



Viloria card approved,
1 more fighter needed

The Hawaii State Boxing Commission approved five of the six fights for Friday's event at the Blaisdell Center.

Flyweight Brian Viloria (6-0, 4 KOs) will headline the card against Sandro Oviedo (22-17-2, 4 KOs) along with junior welterweight Lovemore Ndou (30-4-1, 18 KOs) taking on Jun Gorres (26-2-1, 22 KOs).

Also approved was Jose Navarro (10-0, 4 KOs) vs. Julio Cesar Oyuela (7-4-2, 2 KOs), Eric Alexander (17-7, 7 KOs) vs. Jerry Balagbagan (9-2, 8 KOs) and Urbano Antillion (4-0, 1 KO) vs. Carlos Cisneros (2-3-1, 1 KO).

Local fighter Teddy Limoz Jr. (8-1, 7 KOs) is also on the card but does not have an opponent yet.

The first fight begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Blaisdell Box Office.

Viloria show: Brian Viloria will hold a training session tomorrow at the Pearlridge Shopping Center. He will begin training at 2:30 p.m. at the Uptown Center Court and will stay around after to sign autographs.

Masters Swimming to be held on Oahu

The U.S. Masters Swimming National Short Course Championships will be held at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex May 14-18, bringing more than 1,100 competitors.

It will be the first time the event will be held outside the continental U.S.

Olympic gold medalists Maureen O'Toole, Bill Mulliken and Jeff Farrell are expected to compete in the world-class event.

Choy Foo named to all-region team

Hawaii Pacific shortstop Brandy Choy Foo was named to the NCAA All-West Region's second team yesterday, the only player from the state's four NCAA Div. II programs to receive the honor.

Choy Foo played in every game for the Sea Warriors this season, leading the team in batting average (.356) and runs scored (28).

Willis to take on HPU soccer team

Actor Bruce Willis will lead a soccer team against Hawaii Pacific's "League of Nations" today at 4 p.m. at Atherton Field in Kaneohe.

Willis' team of African players is dubbed "Earth Station of Continental Africa" in the charity event for the Bruce Willis/Antoine Fuqua Project.

Seasiders ready to reclaim title

As soon as they get back from the NCAA Div. II nationals, Brigham Young Hawaii's Petra Gaspar and Tagifano So'onalole Taosoga will try to reclaim the Women's Night Doubles tournament title they won two years ago.

The tournament will be held May 15-18 at the Kailua Racquet Club beginning at 6 p.m. each night.

The event is expected to draw a mix of the best players in the state, including Lani Matsunaga, Sylvia Schenck and Hana Krivoniskova.



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