Hawaii Sports

Tagovailoa one of three Heisman Trophy finalists

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years. The finalists were announced Monday, hours ...

Hurts leads comeback, Alabama beats Georgia

Tagovailoa leaves with ankle injury before Tide rally in SEC title game By PAUL NEWBERRY The Associated Press ATLANTA — Jalen Hurts spent most of the season watching from the sideline, cheering on the guy who took his job and hoping for one more chance to lead the Alabama Crimson ...

Family: Milton recovering from nerve damage

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The family of Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton says he has nerve damage in his right leg, but “blood flow has been restored” and the Mililani High School graduate is recovering from the injury suffered during UCF’s last game. Milton was carted off the ...

Texans top Titans for eighth straight win

By KRISTIE RIEKEN The Associated Press HOUSTON — The Houston Texans wanted to honor their late owner and founder Robert “Bob” McNair, who died last week at age 81. They knew the perfect way to do that Monday night was to keep their winning streak going. Deshaun Watson threw ...

Rainbow Wahine drop to 1-6 with loss to Florida Gulf Coast

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team fell behind early and was never able to fully recover as the Rainbow Wahine lost to Florida Gulf Coast 73-67 in a Rainbow Wahine Showdown game Saturday afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Julissa Tago scored 13 ...

Tagovailoa, Alabama race away from Auburn

By JOHN ZENOR The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 52-21 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday. Tagovailoa and the Crimson Tide (12-0, 8-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) took over with ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to Pirates in Wooden Legacy semifinals

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Myles Powell scored 19 points and Mike Nzei added 16 as Seton Hall earned its way into the Wooden Legacy Classic championship game with a 64-54 victory Friday night over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team. Powell, who was coming off a career-best ...

UH women fall to American 69-57

The Maui News Despite shooting 46.7 percent from the field, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team lost to American 69-57 in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Makenna Woodfolk had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Leah Salanoa ...

Titans hope Mariota can recover quickly from stinger

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans need the extra day off before their next game, both to allow injuries to heal and figure out what went wrong in their worst loss this season. Marcus Mariota is recovering from a stinger that knocked him out of the Titans’ 38-10 loss to the ...

Titans lose Mariota, Pees before falling to Colts in 38-10 blowout

By MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel grabbed the headset and adjusted to calling the defensive plays as quickly as he could Sunday. Andrew Luck kept the Titans off-balance the rest of the afternoon. On a day quarterback Marcus Mariota ...

Cordeiro leads huge comeback, Rainbow Warriors beat Rebels

UH snaps four-game losing streak, becomes bowl eligible with 35-28 win HONOLULU (AP) — Freshman Chevan Cordeiro came on in the fourth quarter and threw three touchdown passes to help the University of Hawaii football team beat UNLV 35-28 on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. With the win, ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to 0-4 with loss to Pilots

The Maui News Leah Salanoa posted her first career double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team fell to Portland 72-65 Friday afternoon at Stan Sheriff Center during the Bank of Hawaii Classic. The Rainbow ...

UH tops UC Davis in season finale

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 17 kills and eight digs to lead the way on Senior Night, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated UC Davis 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 25-14 at the Stan Sheriff Center on Friday. Fellow senior Casey Castillo added 12 kills for the Rainbow ...

Mariota, Titans topple Pats

In 300th start, Brady hit nine times in 34-10 loss By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn’t finish his 300th game by hitting him over ...

Stansberry hits five 3s as UH routs Humboldt State

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Jack Purchase added 15 points, going 5-of-8 from behind the arc, to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat Division II Humboldt State 90-54 on Saturday night in an Outrigger Resorts ...

Raimo, Stepteau help lead Rainbow Warriors to season-opening victory

HONOLULU (AP) — Zigmars Raimo tied his career high with 17 points and Brocke Stepteau scored 16, including four 3-pointers, to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat Portland 82-64 on Friday night in the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center. Jack ...

UH women fall short at SDSU

The Maui News For the second consecutive game, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team found itself on the wrong side of a one-point game, falling to San Diego State 58-57 on Friday in San Diego. Thanks to 12 points from Leah Salanoa in the fourth quarter, including two clutch ...

Mariota recovers, Titans top Cowboys

By SCHUYLER DIXON The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward midfield. The flashback for the Dallas Cowboys was just as disheartening as the original. Byard mimicked Terrell Owens’ ...

Tagovailoa leads top-ranked ’Bama to win over No. 4 LSU

By BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa looked untethered by the brace on his right knee when he galloped for a 44-yard touchdown. The Saint Louis School graduate looked unfazed by the first interception he’d thrown all season, ...

Granato hits milestone in UH’s win over LBSU

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 11 kills, becoming the 20th player in Rainbow Wahine history to reach 1,000 career kills, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team rallied to beat Long Beach State 19-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 on Saturday in Long Beach, Calif. Granato also ...