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Tiger Woods obliged autograph seekers during yesterday's pro-am portion of the Mercedes Championships in Kapalua. The tournament begins today. See story.

Gregory Yamamoto • The Honolulu Advertiser

Oral Roberts won't let baseball coach interview with UH
Sonny Golloway, whose Oral Roberts team has been the third winningest Division I baseball program over the past three years, has been denied permission to interview for the University of Hawai'i coaching job.

Hawai'i puts hurt on Lewis in volleyball season opener
Playing with a sore right arm, outside hitter Costas Theocharidis put the hurt on Lewis of Illinois, powering Hawai'i to a 26-30, 30-21, 30-21, 30-27 men's volleyball victory.

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Tiger looks to open PGA Tour season on strong note
The Mercedes Championships tees off on Maui today, and Tiger Woods is back at the site of one of his many legendary finishes, his bleached-blond hair shaved off but his extraordinary talent intact.

Hawai'i hopes to cash in with new PGA-TV deal
Kapalua's Mark Rolfing said yesterday he was relieved that Tuesday's deal between the PGA Tour and Hawai'i Tourism Authority was finalized before the tour begins TV negotiations.

Surfing by moonlight
Whether by choice or necessity, a sizeable number of people are surfing at night. Challenges include seeing the waves and other surfers, but there's a special feeling riding the waves in the dark, under the stars.
Kahuku girls win first OIA East soccer title
Fast-breaking Kahuku High defeated Roosevelt, 6-1, to win the school's first O'ahu Interscholastic Association Eastern Division girls' soccer championship.
Freshman Martin gives Rainbows boost inside
In the absence of several low-post players, Phil Martin has blossomed earlier than expected in the Rainbows' game plan. The 6-foot-7 freshman is now the team's starting center.
New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament
Musashimaru, Takanohana remain tied for lead
Yokozuna Musashimaru and Takanohana won their matches to remain undefeated and tied for the lead after five days. Musashimaru beat Tamakasuga, while Takanohana pushed out Tochiazuma.
Isle File
Cal Poly-SLO hires UH's Seumalo as defensive line coach
Joe Seumalo, a UH graduate assistant football coach the past two years and former Rainbow standout, has been named defensive line coach at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.
Leilehua basketball team remains unbeaten
Ricardo Bachelor scored 19 points, Eric Marshall added 16 and Joshua Jumawan 15 as Leilehua defeated Campbell, 67-62, in an O'ahu Interscholastic Association game last night.
Tie-breakers settle OIA softball playoff berths
Roosevelt knocked Castle out of a tie for the OIA Eastern Division softball championship yesterday and the league had to go deep into its tie-breaking procedures to decide which teams are going into playoffs.
Bicycling League calendar includes treks to Waimanalo, Waipahu
Here is the weekend ride calendar. The Hawai'i Bicycling League weekend rides are free and open to the general public.
Tennis lessons at Ala Moana begin Jan. 22
Tennis 1-2-3 lessons at Ala Moana tennis courts will begin Jan. 22. Six one-hour lessons cost $18.
Ferd Lewis
Chow's climb to the top no surprise
When Southern California wooed Norm Chow to become its offensive coordinator this week, it was yet another yardstick of how far the former Punahou School lineman has come.
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