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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Four named to
PacWest all-academic
basketball team

Star-Bulletin staff

Two players from Brigham Young-Hawaii and one each from Chaminade and Hawaii-Hilo were named to the Pacific West Conference men's all-academic basketball team yesterday.

Selected were: Jason Stilson, BYU-Hawaii, a senior in Information Systems, 3.59 GPA; Brian Skinner, BYU-Hawaii, a junior Accounting/Info Systems major with a 3.56 GPA; Kaweo Feeney, Chaminade, a senior business major with 3.26 GPA; and Scott Prather, Hawaii-Hilo, a junior education major with a 3.85 GPA.

The four were among the 23 selected for honors. To be eligible, athletes must have a minimum GPA of 3.20 and be at least in their second year of competition at their respective institution.

Wahine at WAC meet

The University of Hawaii women's swimming and diving team will compete in the Western Athletic Conference championships starting tomorrow in Denver.

Also participating will be Fresno State, Nevada, Rice, San Jose State, Texas Christian and defending champion Southern Methodist.

Hawaii, which finished second at the conference championships last year, is led by nationally ranked Renate Duplessis (100 fly and backstroke) and Morgan Hoesterey (100 breaststroke).

Ching signs with CFL

Kamehameha Schools graduate Dylan Ching has signed a two-year contract with the Saskatchewan Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League.

Ching, a wide receiver, was a third-round draft pick out of the University of San Diego, where he set several school records for the Toreros.

Burns golf tourney starts

The 25th annual John A. Burns Intercollegiate golf tournament, hosted by the University of Hawaii, began this morning at the Leilehua Golf Course.

Several nationally ranked teams will compete in the 54-hole event, including No. 6 Oklahoma, No. 8 New Mexico, No. 21 Arizona and No. 22 San Diego State.

Fencing this weekend

Competitors from Japan and the mainland will participate in this weekend's Hawaiian Open International Fencing Terminal at Aloha tower Marketplace, Pier 10.

The event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

There is no fee for spectators. For more information, call 735-2558.

TEAM Unlimited honored

Hawaii-based sports marketing and television production company TEAM Unlimited was awarded two bronze Telly awards as finalists in the 2001 Telly Awards.

Out of some 11,000 entries, two of the company's television programs were recognized -- the 1999 "XTERRA World Championship" program, which aired on ESPN, and show No. 3 of the 2000 "Hawaii Outdoors" series, which aired on The Health Network.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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