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St. Louis' Lafaele Manupuna is all smiles as his father Sione signs his letter of intent for Colorado. Five Crusaders signed yesterday.

Richard Ambo • The Honolulu Advertiser

Read a transcript of last night's live chat on UH football recruiting with assistant coaches Rich Miano and Mike Cavanaugh. Then join our discussion on the signing season.

Warriors get bulk of letters
Claiming all of his football team's needs were fulfilled, UH coach June Jones spent yesterday — the first day high school seniors may sign binding NCAA letters of intent — waiting for faxed copies of the scholarship contracts and counting his blessings.

LPGA returns to beauty of Big Island
This week, the world's finest female golfers return to Kona Country Club's Ocean Course, a setting so serene that Hawaiian royalty once summered here.
Read more on the LPGA Takefuji Classic in our special Golf Report.

Fitness at full court

The physical demands of running, passing, shooting and rebounding make basketball a uniquely integrated cardiovascular and muscular workout. And being able to play under clear skies virtually year-round in Hawai'i makes it all the better.

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O'ahu sweeps soccer openers
O'ahu's public schools ruled the Neighbor Islands on the first day of the 20th Meadow Gold Girls State Soccer Championships yesterday at Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Park.
Airline delays keep UH men's basketball team in L.A.
The Rainbows lost a full day to airline delays yesterday. After a forced stay in Los Angeles last night, the team was scheduled to arrive in Reno today at 8:30 a.m., less than 12 hours before the 7:05 p.m. tip-off (5:05 HST).
UH often spiking self in own foot
The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team swept UC Santa Barbara last week and then, two nights later, lost the rematch in four games. They had trouble serving, passing, setting and hitting — "the basic skills."
Adding water polo costly for BYUH
Brigham Young-Hawai'i's decision this week to add men's water polo to its athletic program allows the school to retain its NCAA Division II status, but comes with a "significant" start-up cost.
Isle File
Isle golfers have chance at winning a million

Hawai'i golfers will have a chance to shoot for cash and prizes at the second annual E-Com 2001 $1,000,000 Hole-In-One Golf Shootout at Waikoloa Beach Resort's Kings' Golf course on the Big Island from March 8-11.
Hiking Report
Pu'u Kaua rewards with sweeping view

Pu'u Kaua, the exhilarating 4-mile round-trip adventure in the Wai'anae mountains reaches the summit of O'ahu's third highest peak in a surprisingly short two hours.
Maui set to Run for the Whales
One of Maui's best-attended fun runs, the Pacific Whale Foundation's 5K and 10K Run for the Whales, will be held Saturday in Makena.
Ferd Lewis
Tomey intent on relaxing
For the first time in nearly 40 years of coaching, there were no recruits to woo, no commitments to fret over or last-minute surprises for Dick Tomey to lament yesterday.
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