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Hawaii Sports

Minshew, defense lead Jaguars past Tennessee

Mariota sacked nine times in 20-7 defeat By MARK LONG The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum. Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

Mariota, Titans look to fix early season issues

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota has looked at the tape, and the Tennessee Titans quarterback is ready to move on. Up next is a quick turnaround with the Titans visiting Jacksonville on Thursday, and a chance for Mariota and Tennessee to fix ...

No. 23 Huskies send Rainbow Warriors to first loss, 52-20

By TIM BOOTH The Associated Press SEATTLE — After just three plays, Hunter Bryant was celebrating in the end zone. Five plays later, it was Sean McGrew’s turn. And after another seven snaps, it was Puka Nacua catching his first collegiate pass for a touchdown. It didn’t take long ...

UH looks to go 3-0 against Pac-12 facing No. 23 Huskies

­By TIM BOOTH The Associated Press SEATTLE — Nick Rolovich is having some fun with the University of Hawaii football team’s start to the season to the point of tweeting a picture of the Rose Bowl logo. Why not? No team is dominating the Pac-12 quite like the Rainbow Warriors at ...

Rainbow Wahine improve to 8-0 with 4-set win over Utah Valley

The Maui News Hanna Hellvig had 17 kills, 17 digs and five blocks to lead the No. 18 University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a four-set victory over Utah Valley in an Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Volleyball Challenge match Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

UH aims for second straight win over Pac-12 facing reeling Beavers

By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith expected plenty of growth from his team coming off a 2-10 record last year and one game hasn’t done anything to change those expectations. The Beavers (0-1) will look to rebound from a season-opening ...

UH tops Sacramento State in first sweep of season

The Maui News Amber Igiede and Skyler Williams each had a team-leading nine kills as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team earned its first sweep of the season Friday night, defeating Sacramento State in a Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational match at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

Minor leaguer Numata dies after skateboard accident

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers minor league catcher Chace Numata of Pearl City, Oahu, died Monday, days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. He was 27. Numata’s family and the team announced the death. Numata, who was playing for Detroit’s Double-A Erie affiliate, ...

’Bows open with upset of No. 21 San Diego

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team started the season by knocking off a nationally ranked team. Oregon transfer Jolie Rasmussen had a team-high 19 kills as the Rainbow Wahine came back from a 2-1 deficit to beat No. 21 San Diego in five sets in a Hawaiian ...

Mariota, Winston, Carr among QBs in prove-it years

By JOSH DUBOW The Associated Press ALAMEDA, Calif. — While outsiders keep speculating when the Oakland Raiders will cut ties with Derek Carr and search for a new franchise quarterback, Carr tunes out all the outside noise. He ignored all the pre-draft talk whether the Raiders would ...

Byrd’s four touchdown catches lead UH over Arizona

Rainbow Warriors hold on for 45-38 victory despite six turnovers By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — Cedric Byrd is developing quite the knack for fast starts. Senior wide receiver hauled in four touchdown passes to help the University of Hawaii football team escape ...

UH-Arizona matchup promises offensive fireworks

McDonald, Taylor put up big numbers in ’18 By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — Arizona’s season-opening matchup against the University of Hawaii will be a study in contrasting offensive styles. While both teams ranked in the top 50 nationally in total offense in ...

Cowboys edge Rams at Aloha Stadium

By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Holloway overwhelms Edgar at UFC 240

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Reigning featherweight champ Max Holloway defended his belt Saturday, overwhelming former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar at UFC 240. Holloway (21-4-0) won a unanimous five-round decision. The 27-year-old from Waianae, Oahu, kept Edgar at a distance throughout ...

Tagovailoa: Tide learned from title loss

The Associated Press HOOVER, Ala. — It’s easier for Alabama to be humble now. The Crimson Tide can thank Clemson for that, at least. There’s nothing like a 44-16 drubbing in the national championship game to strip away any feelings of invincibility and self-satisfaction that come ...

Yamamoto, Marlins top slumping Padres

By STEVEN WINE The Associated Press MIAMI — Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto won with less than his best to stay unbeaten, while the San Diego Padres lost again to reach a new low. The Saint Louis School graduate needed 99 pitches to get through five innings but gave up only two earned ...

UH says 21-year-old linebacker has died

By CALEB JONES The Associated Press HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii football player has died. Linebacker Scheyenne Sanitoa died on July 4, the school said in a statement Friday. He was 21. Teammates were brought together Friday morning to discuss the death, and campus counselors ...

Wie to take off rest of the season

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Wie says she’ll take a break for the rest of the year to try to get healthy. Wie had surgery on her right hand in October and tried to return in February, completing one tournament. She sat out a month and returned to the LPGA Tour’s first major and to her ...

3-for-3: Yamamoto picks up another win, helps Marlins down Phillies 6-4

By AARON BRACY The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Manager Don Mattingly likes the progress he is seeing from the rebuilding Marlins. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler thinks he has the right pieces, too — even if that’s a tough sell right now to frustrated fans in ...

Pro Golf

WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Friday’s Second-Round Leaders At Chaska, Minn. Hannah Green 68-69—137 -7 Ariya Jutanugarn 70-70—140 -4 Lydia Ko 71-70—141 -3 Sung Hyun Park 70-71—141 -3 Nelly Korda 72-70—142 -2 Angel Yin 71-71—142 -2 Nuria Iturrioz 73-70—143 -1 Jimin Kang ...