Hawaii Sports

Rainbow Warriors rally, outlast 49ers in overtime

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen, Jack Purchase and Leland Green all set career highs on Saturday night, each with 25 points, and the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team defeated Long Beach State 114-107 in overtime at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Rainbow Warriors (7-9, 1-2 Big West) ...

Thomas stretches lead to seven shots at Sony Open

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Justin Thomas has turned the first full-field event of the year into a blowout. With three birdies over the last five holes Saturday in the Sony Open — the last for another entry into the PGA Tour record book — Thomas played bogey-free ...

Thomas sets tour mark for 36-hole score

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Justin Thomas finished with another eagle and made some more PGA Tour history Friday in the Sony Open. Thomas made an eight-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole at Waialae Country Club for a 6-under-par 64 to set the tour’s 36-hole scoring ...

Van Tilburg leads Rainbow Warriors to sweep of Antelopes

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 17 kills, hitting .536, as the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept Grand Canyon 25-16, 25-16, 25-20 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Austin Matautia added seven kills and two aces for the sixth-ranked Rainbow Warriors ...

Thomas shoots 59 in opening round of Sony Open

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Fresh off a victory on Maui, Justin Thomas became the seventh player to join the “59 Club” on the PGA Tour when he made an eagle putt on his final hole Thursday at the Sony Open for an 11-under-par 59. Thomas thought his hopes at getting ...

Players switch gears from sprawling Kapalua to tighter, shorter Waialae

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — From a golf course on the side of a mountain to one along the shores just east of Waikiki Beach, the 21 players at both PGA Tour stops in Hawaii will never see two tracks more different in consecutive weeks. Walking is much more enjoyable at ...

Rainbow Warriors lose by 28 to Anteaters

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ioannis Dimakopoulos and Jaron Martin scored 12 points apiece, and UC Irvine rolled to an 84-56 victory over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team on Saturday for its fourth straight win. Dimakopoulos was 6-of-10 from the field and Martin 5-of-8 with a pair ...

Van Tilburg leads UH past Ball State in Outrigger title match

The Maui News The seventh-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team won the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Invitational title Saturday, defeating No. 15 Ball State 22-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-21 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Stijn van Tilburg, named the tournament’s most ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep past Tigers

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg and Kupono Fey each had nine kills to lead the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a sweep of Princeton in an Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Invitational match Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Rainbow Warriors (2-0) hit .500 ...

Rainbow Warriors snap four-game skid

HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 60-46 win over Southern Mississippi in the seventh-place game of the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday at the Stan Sheriff ...

Mariota out for rest of season with broken leg

By MARK LONG The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Tennessee Titans lost quarterback Marcus Mariota, lost a game then lost a shot at the playoffs. The Saint Louis School graduate broke his right leg in a 38-17 loss at Jacksonville on Saturday, a crushing setback for a team that had ...

UH falls to Utah, to play for 7th place

By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — David Collette scored 17 points and Utah beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 66-52 in a consolation semifinal of the Diamond Head Classic on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Collette shot 7-of-11 from the field and ...

Rainbow shot

Hawaii center Ido Flaisher shoots over Utah forward David Collette during the first half of the Rainbow Warriors’ 66-52 loss to the Utes on Friday.

UH ends bowl wait today

Rolovich has led team to first postseason appearance in six years HONOLULU — In his last college football game, Nick Rolovich threw eight touchdown passes and led Hawaii to a 72-45 upset of then-No. 9 Brigham Young. That was in 2001, when UH finished with a 9-4 record, but had nowhere to ...

Titans have set sights on division title

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The resilient and increasingly confident Tennessee Titans are targeting the playoffs now rather than waiting for the future. “We want to win the division,” said quarterback Marcus Mariota. “We have an opportunity to do that. ...

Holloway claims interim featherweight belt

Oahu fighter knocks out Pettis in third round at UFC 206 TORONTO (AP) — Max Holloway of Waianae, Oahu, scored a technical knockout win over Anthony Pettis 4:50 into the third round to claim the interim featherweight championship in the co-main event at UFC 206 on Saturday night at Air ...

Holloway ready for title shot

Pettis fails to make weight for UFC 206 fight for interim featherweight title TORONTO (AP) — The UFC takes another step toward filling Conor McGregor’s sizable featherweight shoes when Max Holloway of Waianae, Oahu, takes on Anthony Pettis in the main event of UFC 206 today. With ...

UH falls to Princeton at Pearl Harbor Invitational

HONOLULU (AP) — Steven Cook scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Princeton (3-4) over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 75-62 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Wednesday at Bloch Arena at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Gibson Johnson and Noah Allen each had 19 ...

Seton Hall defeats UH at Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Oahu (AP) — Angel Delgado had 16 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth double-double this season, and 27th of his career, to help Seton Hall beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 68-57 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Tuesday. Delgado was 7-of-10 from the ...

Clippers to hold training camp at UH

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers will hold training camp on Oahu ahead of the 2017-18 NBA season. The team announced its plans Monday to train on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus in the fall. It will stage a fan fest featuring players and coaches as part of the camp. No ...