Hawaii Sports

Holloway poses big challenge for champ Aldo

By GREG BEACHAM, The Associated Press For all but 13 seconds, Jose Aldo has been the greatest featherweight fighter in mixed martial arts history. Unfortunately for Aldo, his career can’t be discussed without prominently mentioning those 13 seconds between the opening bell and his ...

Lee’s the ONE in Asian MMA

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press Angela Lee is a citizen of the world. Born in Canada and raised in Mililani, Oahu, by her South Korean mother and Singaporean father, the 20-year-old has lived her short adult life in constant movement around the Pacific Rim and to innumerable points ...

Wie finishes fourth in match-play event

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu finished fourth in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play on Sunday, losing 4 and 3 to Ariya Jutanugarn in the semifinals and then falling to Mi Jung Hur in a 22-hole consolation match. Sei Young Kim defeated Jutanugarn 1 up for the title. Wie was 5 up after ...

Wie rallies from four down to reach semifinals of match-play event

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu rallied to beat Angel Yin on Saturday in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play to join Ariya Jutanugarn, Sei Young Kim and Mi Jung Hur in the semifinal round. Four down after 11 holes at Club de Golf Mexico, Wie won with a birdie on the 20th hole. “I ...

Hawaii falls to Long Beach State in MPSF title match

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team squandered an early lead and fell short in its bid for its first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation title Saturday, losing 17-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-23 in the championship match in Long Beach, Calif. The Rainbow Warriors (26-5), ...

Tagovailoa takes to field for Tide

Tua Tagovailoa throws during Alabama’s spring game, known as A-Day, on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa, who graduated early from Saint Louis School to enroll this spring at Alabama, completed 18 of 32 passes for a game-high 315 yards and three touchdowns with one interception for the ...

Mularkey: Mariota appears to be ahead of schedule

By TERRY McCORMICK The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans have yet to set an official timetable for the quarterback’s return from surgery on his right leg. The latest benchmark is reporting for the start of the offseason program. The third-year ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Waves, into MPSF semis

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 14 kills, hitting a blistering .619, as the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept Pepperdine 25-23, 25-20, 25-15 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinal Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Tilburg also had 10 ...

Jang leads by three shots; Wie 15 back

KAPOLEI, Oahu (AP) — Su-Yeon Jang took the Lotte Championship lead in the completion of the second round Friday morning and opened a three-stroke cushion in the afternoon with a 7-under-par 65 in the third round. The 22-year-old, playing on a sponsor’s invitation, had a 17-under 199 total ...

Three tied for lead in weather-delayed second round at Lotte Championship

KAPOLEI, Oahu (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and In-Kyung Kim each birdied their final hole Thursday to share the lead during the suspended second round of the LPGA Lotte Championship. Jutanugarn had a bogey-free 6-under 66, and Kim shot 64 to reach 9-under 135 at Ko Olina Golf Club. Jutanugarn won ...

Creamer, Lee lead after first day of Lotte Championship

KAPOLEI, Oahu (AP) — Mi Hyang Lee and Paula Creamer broke away after a rain delay to share a one-shot lead after Wednesday’s suspended opening round of the LPGA Lotte Championship. Both had seven birdies and a bogey, shooting 6-under-par 66 at Ko Olina Golf Club. Lizette Salas, Su-Yeon ...

UH beats UCLA after crazy first set

The Maui News The fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team won a marathon first set on the way to defeating No. 6 UCLA 41-39, 25-23, 18-25, 25-22 on Saturday in Los Angeles. Neither team led by more than two points during the first set. The Rainbow Warriors fought off 12 ...

Rainbow Warriors top Bruins in four

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team clinched a home match in the quarterfinal round of next week’s Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament by defeating UCLA 26-28, 25-23, 25-21, 25-28 on Friday in Los Angeles. Kupono Fey had 13 kills for the fourth-ranked ...

Review says Aloha Stadium potentially dangerous

Consultant says upgrades would cost $420 million, recommends new, smaller building HONOLULU (AP) — A newly released report says the University of Hawaii’s Aloha Stadium is a liability and potentially dangerous to public health and safety. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that a ...

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, ...