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Texas Christian's Derrick Davenport, center, flattened Hawai'i's Predrag Savovic and was called for an offensive foul in last night's Western Athletic Conference game in Fort Worth, Texas. Trailing the play is UH's Mindaugas Burneika.

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Road Warriors get WAC'd
Relying on a relentless defense and uncanny 3-point shooting, Texas Christian routed Hawai'i, 103-64, in the Western Athletic Conference men's basketball opener for both teams.

Cornhuskers' Raiola will enter NFL draft
Dominic Raiola, Nebraska's two-time All-America junior center out of St. Louis School, yesterday said he will forego his senior season to make himself eligible for the April NFL draft.

UH-Hilo names first woman athletic director
A former director of athletics at Gannon University in Erie, Pa., has been chosen as the first woman to head the University of Hawai'i-Hilo athletic department.

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Warriors plan to start freshman at setter
Three months past his 18th birthday, freshman setter Kimo Tuyay was handed the keys to the Warrior volleyball team's offense. He is the youngest starting setter in coach Mike Wilton's nine seasons at UH.
Talent, depth put 'Iolani in favorite's role in ILH
Freshman guard Derrick Low and 6-foot-7 sophomore center Bobby Nash lead a young, talented and deep 'Iolani basketball squad that rival coaches say is the team to beat in the ILH.
Humboldt State edges BYU-Hawaii, 91-90
Austin Nichols scored on a putback as time expired lifting Humboldt State to a 91-90 victory over Brigham Young-Hawai'i in a Pacific West Conference men's basketball game.
Punahou, Kamehameha girls play to tie in ILH soccer
Punahou gave up its first goal of the season, but rallied to tie defending champion Kamehameha 1-1 in an Interscholastic League of Honolulu girls soccer match yesterday.
Wahine open WAC basketball play against top teams
The UH Wahine basketball team, picked to finish second in the WAC, open against Texas Christian tonight and play preseason favorite Southern Methodist Sunday.
Last day to mail entries for sports writer contest
The deadline to mail in an entry for The Honolulu Advertiser's Sportswriter of the day contest is today.
Deron Snyder
XFL has appeal, like National Enquirer
Vince McMahon's new pro football league will probably be a huge success, especially among the sought-after young male audience (ages 12-24) that it targets.
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