Hawaii Sports

Wie tied for seventh entering final round of year’s first major

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Struggling with a nagging injury during a 28-hole day, Michelle Wie of Honolulu fell five shots out of the lead in the ANA Inspiration on Saturday. Wie had a 1-under-par 71 in the third round at the Dinah Shore Course after ...

Rainbow Warriors defeat Matadors in four sets on Senior Night

The Maui News Brett Rosenmeier and Kupono Fey each had 16 kills to lead the fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-17, 19-25, 25-17 victory over Cal State Northridge on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. In the Rainbow Warriors’ final home ...

Van Tilburg’s 13 kills help Rainbow Warriors sweep Matadors

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 13 kills for the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team Friday in a 25-18, 25-23, 26-24 win over Cal State Northridge at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Kupono Fey had 10 kills for the fourth-ranked Rainbow Warriors (21-4, 11-4 Mountain Pacific ...

Te‘o reportedly agrees to two-year deal with Saints

By BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press METAIRIE, La. — Free-agent linebacker Manti Te‘o has agreed to sign a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity ...

Wie finishes tied for 35th place, 11 shots behind

PHOENIX (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu finished in a tie for 35th at the Founders Cup on Sunday, closing with a 2-under-par 70 that left her 11 shots behind the winner, Anna Nordqvist. Wie, who had trailed by one shot after each of the first two rounds, is winless in 63 events since the ...

Wie falls nine behind, into tie for 24th place

PHOENIX (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu fell into a tie for 24th place in the third round of the Founders Cup on Saturday, likely meaning her winless streak on the LPGA Tour will reach 63 starts. Wie, who began the day a shot out of the lead, had an even-par 72 at Wildfire Golf Club, ...

Wie trails by one stroke at halfway point

By JOHN NICHOLSON The Associated Press PHOENIX — Even on another low-scoring day at Wildfire Golf Club, Michelle Wie’s start stood out. Wie played the front nine in 5 under on the way to a 5-under-par 67 on Friday that left her one shot out of the lead after the second round of the ...

Wie trails by one shot after first round of Founders Cup

PHOENIX (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu shot 7-under-par 65 on Thursday in the first round of the Founders Cup, leaving her one shot behind the five players sharing the lead. Wie had an eagle and seven birdies, but bogeyed two of her final four holes at Wildfire Golf Club. Stacy Lewis was 9 ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to 49ers

Long Beach pulls away to end UH’s season in Big West quarterfinals ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bibbins scored a career-high 27 points and Long Beach State used a big closing run to defeat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 73-62 in the Big West tournament quarterfinals on ...

Wie finishes in tie for fourth after four-putt

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park used her self-described “amazing” putting to win the HSBC Women’s Champions tournament by one stroke on Sunday after closing with an 8-under 64. The South Korean finished at 19-under 269 at the Sentosa Golf Club, one shot clear of her playing partner Ariya ...

Wie opens up two-stroke lead in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the HSBC Women’s Champions by two strokes after the third round. The Punahou School graduate followed up her previous rounds of 66 and 69 to reach 14-under 202 and lead an LPGA event after 54 holes for the first time since ...

UH ends regular season with loss to Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Temidayo Yussuf made all nine of his field-goal attempts and finished with 23 points, Roschon Prince had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Long Beach State beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 84-75 on Saturday. After Sheriff Drammeh’s jumper brought ...

Rainbow Warriors’ postseason ban lifted

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will be eligible to play in the Big West Conference tournament and beyond this season after the NCAA lifted the team’s postseason ban Friday. The NCAA also announced that the university's probationary period is reduced from ...

UH sweeps USC for 13th straight win

The Maui News The fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept No. 14 Southern Cal 25-13, 25-15, 25-18 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Rado Parapunov had 10 kills and Austin Matautia added nine for UH, which won for the 13th time in a row to improve to 18-2 ...

Wie trails by one shot after second round in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — Inbee Park made a birdie on the last hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Michelle Wie and two others after two rounds of the HSBC Women’s Champions. Park lost her place atop the leaderboard when she made a double bogey on the 12th hole, her only blemish in two ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to Aggies

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Brynton Lemar scored 19 points, 12 from 3-point range, and Lawrence White and Chima Moneke each scored 14 as UC Davis upended the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 68-59 on Thursday. The Rainbow Warriors shot just one free throw in the game — a miss by ...

Wie shoots 66 to take early lead at HSBC Champions

SINGAPORE (AP) — Michelle Wie rolled in several clutch putts on Thursday and had six birdies in a 10-hole stretch to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the HSBC Women’s Champions. The 27-year-old Punahou School graduate, who has struggled with injuries and form since winning ...

Wong still bothered by shoulder

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Kolten Wong is still bothered by a right shoulder injury from a tumble he took while playing left field last September at Wrigley Field. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman said Saturday he’s been dealing with “tenderness” in the shoulder. He received a ...

Allen, Purchase lead UH to OT win over Fullerton

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen scored 21 points and Jack Purchase hit two 3-pointers in overtime to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-58 win over Cal State Fullerton in its home finale on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Purchase drained a 3-pointer 14 ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Waves for 10th straight victory

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 15 kills to lead the fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a sweep of No. 10 Pepperdine, 25-21, 25-19, 25-11, on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Kupono Fey added 10 kills for the Rainbow Warriors, who won their ...