Hawaii Sports

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The Associated Press Michelle Wie has withdrawn from The Evian Championship as she recovers from surgery to remove her appendix.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 ...

Mariota fully taking part in drills

Titans quarterback, entering third NFL season, suffered broken leg in December By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota insists he feels fine and is fully recovered from the broken leg he suffered in December. That’s not stopping the Tennessee Titans ...

Wie withdraws from U.S. Women’s Open

By TOM CANAVAN, The Associated Press BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Michelle Wie of Honolulu withdrew from the U.S. Women’s Open on Friday because of a neck problem. Wie withdrew on the second hole of her second round. She played her final five holes of Thursday’s first round in pain. “The ...

Wie’s neck issue flares up during first round of U.S. Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu has been bothered by a neck issue in recent weeks, and it flared up again Thursday late in the opening round of the U.S. Women’s Open. Wie shot 1-over-par 73 at Trump National Golf Club, which left her seven shots behind the leader, Shanshan ...

Oleinik sends Browne to fourth consecutive defeat

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Aleksei Oleinik defeated Travis Browne of Oahu by submission Saturday in the second round of their heavyweight fight on the UFC 213 preliminary card. Browne (18-7-1) has lost four consecutive fights, and six of his last eight. Oleinik improved to 52-10-1. “This is the ...

UH freshman defensive tackle seriously injured while diving

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities say a University of Hawaii football player has been seriously injured after diving at Waikiki Beach. Emergency Medical Services and Ocean Safety spokesman Shayne Enright has said 19-year-old Kalepo Naotala was injured Saturday when he appeared to hit his head ...

Wie ties for 20th at Women’s PGA; Kang earns first tour victory

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu finished in a tie for 20th at the Women’s PGA Championship on Sunday, closing with a 2-over-par 73 to finish at 3-under 281, 10 shots behind the winner, Danielle Kang. The score was Wie’s worst of the tournament. She had finished no ...

Wie five back at Women’s PGA

By JAY COHEN, The Associated Press OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Honolulu’s Michelle Wie shot a 1-under-par 70 on Saturday in the Women’s PGA Championship, and will enter the final round five shots out of the lead, in a tie for seventh place. Wie’s five birdies and four bogeys at Olympia ...

Wie drops into tie for 12th place

By JIM LITKE, The Associated Press OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Michelle Wie of Honolulu dropped into a tie for 12th place after the second round of the Women’s PGA Championship on Friday, shooting 1-under-par 70 at Olympia Fields for a 4-under total of 138 that left her three shots behind ...

Wie trails by two at Women’s PGA

By JIM LITKE The Associated Press OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Michelle Wie launched a 3-wood into swirling gusts and toward Olympia Fields’ 18th green, wondering if the shot had enough steam to get there. A shift in the wind took the guesswork out of the equation. “It died down and I got a ...

Raptors make Iolani graduate Webster youngest GM in NBA

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have promoted Bobby Webster to general manager, making the 32-year-old assistant the youngest GM in the NBA. Webster will report to team president Masai Ujiri. The 2002 Iolani School graduate replaces Jeff Weltman, who left Toronto in May to become ...