Football PPV package extended
The deadline for the Hawaii football season's five-game road pay-per-view package has been extended until Aug. 1.
Fans purchasing season tickets by Aug. 1 will be offered the five telecasts for $99. The combined cost of the five games is $280.
The special offer is available only to the UH season-ticket holder of record. Fans will receive a letter regarding the discount and will need to submit the form to Oceanic Cable to have their account activated.
» Season-ticket prices in the north and south end zones have been reduced. The decreases range from $17 to $24.
Season-ticket holders who have already made their payments will receive a refund.
Fans can purchase season tickets online at www.HawaiiAthletics.com or the Stan Sheriff Center Box Office; or by calling 944-2697 during business hours.
Lojeski on NBA summer team
Former Hawaii basketball player Matt Lojeski is currently playing for the Milwaukee Bucks NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas.
Lojeski, who spent the past year playing in Belgium, scored seven points in 12 minutes Saturday, hitting two 3-pointers and a free throw in an 88-79 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
This past season in Belgium, Lojeski led his team in scoring, averaging 15 points and added five rebounds.
Viloria to fight on Judah undercard
Brian Viloria's busy 2008 continues with his fourth fight this year.
Viloria, of Waipahu, will fight on the undercard of the Aug. 2 HBO Boxing After Dark special featuring Zab Judah against Joshua Clottey in the main event at the Palms hotel in Las Vegas.
Viloria's manager, Gary Gittelsohn, confirmed in an e-mail last night that Viloria's opponent will be determined later this week and the bout will not be televised.
Viloria (22-2) is coming off a third-round KO victory over Fred Heberto Valdez in May and has won his last three fights, all coming this year.
Pope inaugural ‘Ambassador’ winner
Recent Lahainaluna graduate Jack Pope received the first $10,000 Duke Kahanamoku Ambassador of Aloha scholarship yesterday at the annual Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation luncheon at Outrigger Canoe Club.
Pope, a state swimming champion for the Lunas, will attend the University of the Pacific this fall. He was one of six finalists selected out of nominations from every high school in Hawaii and chosen as the athlete who best embodied the spirit of aloha for which Kahanamoku, Hawaii's first Olympian, was known.
ODKF also awarded $103,500 to 60 new Hawaii high school graduates who are continuing their athletic and academic careers in college. (Complete list in Scoreboard). Another $100,500 in grants went to athletes and nonprofit organizations including AccesSurf Hawaii and Pure Light Racing.
For more information, the Web site is: www.dukefoundation.org.