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Construction workers put the finishing touches on the new outfield fence at Rainbow Stadium. The fence has been moved 15 feet closer to home plate. See story.

Deborah Booker • The Honolulu Advertiser

Advertiser Special:
The Sony Open

See a special section on the Sony Open in Hawai'i 2001, complete with hole-by-hole descriptions, information on parking and bus service, as well as stories on defending champion Paul Azinger and the comeback of Scott Simpson.

Hawai'i routs Penn State after slow start
The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team went deep into the night before finally putting away Penn State, 24-30, 30-17, 30-22, 30-21, in the first round of the Outrigger Hotels Invitational.

100-mile ultramarathon premieres in Hawai'i
This weekend, 30 ultra enthusiasts will take to the hills for Hawai'i's first 100-mile ultramarathon. The O'ahu race is considered extreme even by century-run standards.

Quick swing to the pros for Kuchar
Almost from the shadow of the campanile at Georgia Tech to the crucible of the PGA Tour at Wai'alae Country Club in a single ambitious bound is how far 22-year-old Matt Kuchar has come.
Sony Open tee times

UH's Brooks in Hula Bowl
Rinda Brooks, who enrolled at UH in 1997 for what was supposed to be a two-year college career, will play in Saturday's nationally televised Hula Bowl at Maui's War Memorial Stadium.

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New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament
Musashimaru, Takanohana tied for lead at 12-0
Yokozuna Musashimaru (Wai'anae's Fiamalu Penitani) easily pushed out Kyokutenho to stay undefeated at 12-0. Yokozuna Takanohana also improved to 12-0, beating Miyabiyama.
Rainbow alumni gathering in mass
At least 47 alumni are expected to attend the annual University of Hawai'i varsity-Alumni baseball game, 3 p.m. Saturday at Rainbow Stadium.
Isle File
Hilo's Hayashi keeps lead in Pro Tour Hawai'i golf
Hilo's Kevin Hayashi, the reigning Hawaii State Open champion, fired a 4-under-par 68 yesterday to maintain a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Pro Tour Hawai'i's season-opening event.
High school softball
Punahou drops Kamehameha into first-place tie with 'Iolani
Third-place Punahou, which isn't going anywhere in the postseason, forced an unscheduled stop for Kamehameha's championship express yesterday, beating the Warriors, 5-1.
High school basketball
Unbeaten Kalaheo cruises by Farrington
D.C. Daniels and Skyler Wilson combined for 23 of the Kalaheo's 38 first-half points as the unbeaten Mustangs beat the Farrington Governors, 67-31, last night in an OIA boys' basketball game at Farrington gym.
High school soccer
Kalaheo, Kaiser play to tie; Castle wins OIA East title
Kalaheo raised itself from the depths of despair to rally and tie host Kaiser, 3-3, in an O'ahu Interscholastic Association boys' soccer match last night.
Recreation Notes
Coast Guard provides boat safety classes
Learn about safe boating by taking a Boating Skills and Seamanship class, starting Monday at McKinley High School.
Seniors open season tomorrow at Hualalai
A golf tour that makes turning old appealing drops in on the Big Island this week to open its 22nd season.
Ferd Lewis
Something is out of WAC here
Just when the pass-happy Western Athletic Conference finally lands two of its alumni, Jim Fassel (Giants) and Brian Billick (Ravens), in the Super Bowl spotlight as head coaches, they get there by winning with ... defense?
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