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Aiea's Harold Yamada, seen through a pennant flag, ran toward the finish line in the Sam's 5K Run at Kapiolani Park last Sunday.
Viloria to appear at Marathon Expo
Olympic boxer Brian Viloria of Waipahu is scheduled to appear at the Honolulu Marathon Expo on Saturday at the Hawaii Convention Center.
Viloria will be making his first public appearance in Hawaii since winning the WBC light flyweight title in September. He will sign autographs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Viloria will also be leading the marathon's Race Day Walk on Dec. 11. The 6.2-mile starts after the 5 a.m. marathon.
Rainbow Wahine jump to No. 6 in poll
The University of Hawaii volleyball team moved up one spot to No. 6 in this week's CSTV/AVCA Division I coaches poll.
The Rainbow Wahine (27-6) are coming off NCAA tournament victories over Texas State and Texas last week.
The were tied for seventh with Texas in the poll last week.
The top five teams are Nebraska, Penn State, Washington, Florida and Arizona. The Wildcats moved up to No. 5, replacing Stanford, which was eliminated by Santa Clara from the NCAA tournament last week.
3 Hawaii surfers in 1 World Cup quarterfinal
Former world champions Andy Irons and Sunny Garcia, along with fellow Hawaii surfer Pancho Sullivan, make up three-fourths of one of the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing's quarterfinals today.
All survived difficult conditions yesterday, when only eight heats were held before the contest was called off for the day.
A stormy west, northwest swell pushed through Sunset Beach overnight, resulting in what organizers called "a nightmare of white-water avalanches."
Irons, Garcia and Sullivan will be joined in their heat by Australia's Jarrad Howse. Hawaii's Nathan Carroll also made it to one of today's four quarterfinals.
Schlanger earns WAC swimming honors
Hawaii's Melanie Schlanger was named Western Athletic Conference's athlete of the week for swimming and diving yesterday.
Schlanger, a sophomore from Australia, won two events and placed second in another at the Texas Invitational. In all three events, she had NCAA qualifying times.
Crusaders, Warriors hire baseball coaches
Saint Louis School and Kamehameha-Hawaii hired new baseball coaches, the schools announced yesterday.
Duane Fraticelli is the new coach for the Crusaders. He coached at Kalaheo in the 1990 and was a pitching coach at Kailua.
The Warriors hired Andy Correa as their new coach. He has been a varsity assistant -- at Hilo and Waiakea -- since 1990.
Ching and national team at youth camp
Kamehameha graduate Brian Ching of the San Jose Earthquakes and members of the U.S. men's national soccer team will make an appearance at the ProXtreme Holiday Soccer Camp to be held Dec. 26-29 at Waialae Iki Park.
The cost is $200 for ages 6-14. Call 561-4663 or visit www.hawaiisoccercamps.com for more information.