Hawaii Sports

Granato leads Rainbow Wahine to sweep of Aggies

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 16 kills and 13 digs, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated UC Davis 26-24, 25-17, 25-20 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Emily Maglio added 12 kills and Casey Castillo had 10 as the Rainbow Wahine (8-5) ...

UH rallies to beat UC Irvine

The Maui News Emily Maglio had 13 kills and seven blocks as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team opened Big West Conference play with a four-set victory over UC Irvine on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. McKenna Granato added 12 kills and Casey Castillo ...

Mariota earns first win in Jacksonville

Titans use big second half to defeat Jaguars, avoid 0-2 start By MARK LONG The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Returning to the field where he suffered a broken leg last season, Marcus Mariota passed for 215 yards and a touchdown for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in a 37-16 ...

Rainbow Wahine sweep Lumberjacks, get above .500

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women's volleyball team won its fourth straight match Saturday and moved over .500 for the first time this season, finishing the nonconference portion of its schedule by sweeping Northern Arizona 25-14, 25-12, 25-12 at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

Mariota seeking first career road win over Jaguars

By TERESA M. WALKER, The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota says he only wants to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday to earn a road victory against an AFC South rival. He has no concerns, he said, about returning to the field where his ...

Rainbow Wahine serve up sweep of Lumberjacks

The Maui News Norene Iosia had 24 assists, 12 digs and five of the University of Hawaii’s 13 service aces as the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team swept past Northern Arizona on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Emily Maglio had a match-high 10 kills and six blocks as UH ...

Raiders open with victory over Titans

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derek Carr came out on top in a season-opening matchup of two of the NFL’s rising, young quarterbacks. Carr threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns, and the Oakland Rai­ders won 26-16 over Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee ...

Granato records 16 kills as UH sweeps Nevada

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 16 kills and Casey Castillo added 13 as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated Nevada 25-22, 25-23, 25-12 on Saturday night in an Outrigger Resorts Challenge Match at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Savanah Kahakai had 18 digs for ...

UCLA seeking improvement on defense after high-scoring win

By DAN GREENSPAN The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Although the euphoria from UCLA’s 34-point comeback victory over Texas A&M is still resonating around Westwood, Bruins defensive coordinator Tom Bradley feels the season opener also indicated room for improvement. The first ...

Hawaii beats Baylor in five sets

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 22 kills and Emily Maglio added 18 as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team twice rallied from a set down in defeating Baylor 18-25, 25-14, 18-25, 25-17, 16-14 on Friday night in a Outrigger Resorts Challenge match at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

Wie to miss Evian Championship while healing from appendectomy

The Associated Press Michelle Wie has withdrawn from The Evian Championship as she recovers from surgery to remove her appendix. The 27-year-old from Honolulu withdrew from the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open on Aug. 27 and had the appendectomy that night at Ottawa Hospital. The Evian ...

Bruins hope they’ve built momentum

After starting season with huge comeback, UCLA to take on UH By DAN GREENSPAN The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — UCLA adheres to the 24-hour rule, moving past its previous game no matter the outcome after one day of reflection and corrections. The Bruins’ offense would like to make ...

UH to open home schedule against Western Carolina

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will begin its home schedule today at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu against Western Carolina with a chance to win a second straight game to open a season for the first time since 2009. The Rainbow Warriors are coming off a 38-35 road victory ...

Hawaii to play for title at Rainbow Wahine Classic

The Maui News Emily Maglio had 11 kills and McKenna Granato added nine as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated South Dakota 25-19, 25-15, 25-13 on Friday in a Rainbow Wahine Classic match at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Maglio was error-free and finished with ...

Wie set to have appendix surgery

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu was set to have surgery Sunday to remove her appendix. Wie withdrew before the final round of the LPGA Canadian Pacific Open and was taken to Ottawa Hospital for the surgery. “Further details on her condition will be provided when ...

UH opens season with five-set loss to Marquette

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team began the Robyn Ah Mow-Santos era with a loss on Friday, falling 24-26, 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, 15-12 to Marquette in a Rainbow Wahine Invitational match at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Hawaii, ranked 20th in the nation, ...

Americans retain Solheim Cup

By LUKE MEREDITH The Associated Press WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Lexi Thompson set the tone by rallying from four holes down. The rest of the Americans took it from there and restored their dominance in the Solheim Cup. “I was just, like, ‘I just have to go all in and go for it all,’ ...

Mariota makes return from broken leg in Titans’ preseason loss to Jets

By SIMMI BUTTAR, The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Marcus Mariota got out on the field, ran a handful of plays and then watched the rest of the game from the sideline. It was a nice, simple night for the franchise quarterback. Mariota played in his first game since breaking his ...

Wie slides seven strokes back at Women’s British Open

By JOHN HUGGAN, The Associated Press ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Michelle Wie struggled to a 4-over 76 in the second round of the Women’s British Open on Friday, falling seven strokes off the lead. Wie, who led after her first-round 64 in near perfect weather made only one birdie in her round ...

Wie takes early lead at Women’s British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Finishing fast after a slow start, Michelle Wie birdied her last three holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead in the Women’s British Open. Wie bogeyed the par-5 second hole at Kingsbarns Links, and that was the last of her mistakes. The ...