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UHH drops Chaminade

Hillary Hurley had 21 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks, and Phylicia Schultz added 16 points as host Hawaii-Hilo beat Chaminade 67-53 in a Pacific West Conference women’s basketball game.

Hurley, a 6-foot-2 junior, was 8-for-9 from the field and 5-for-5 from the line for the Vulcans, who held a 46-27 rebounding advantage.

Natalie Mata added 10 points for UHH (7-6, 3-2).

Jordan Ahakuelo scored 16 points and Jamie Higa had 10 for Chaminade (1-10, 1-3).

Wade at QB club meeting

University of Hawaii men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade and Candes Meijide Gentry, the first kamaaina finisher at the 2010 Honolulu Marathon, will be the featured speakers at tomorrow’s weekly meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

The lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon at Maple Garden restaurant. The lunch is $15 per person.

Wade is in his second season as coach of the Warriors volleyball team and he is scheduled to bring a couple of players to the luncheon.

Gentry was Miss Hawaii in 1999.


Chow is new O-coordinator at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY » Norm Chow is returning to his alma mater as Utah’s offensive coordinator.

The 64-year-old Chow was hired yesteday after spending the past three years in the same role at UCLA. He left after a 4-8 season, but the move comes as Utah is about to join the new Pac-12 Conference in 2011.

UCLA will play at Utah on Nov. 12.

Chow, a Punahou graduate and BYU assistant for 27 years, might be best known for helping develop star quarterbacks Jim McMahon, Steve Young, Ty Detmer, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart. Detmer, Palmer and Leinart won Heisman Trophies under his tutelage.

"Adding Norm Chow to our offensive staff was an opportunity that we couldn’t pass up," Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said.

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