Hawaii Sports

Rainbow Warriors earn win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson scored 13 points to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-44 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Jack Purchase and Matthew Owies added 11 points apiece for the Rainbow Warriors (4-3), who have ...

Rainbow Warriors fall to Trojans

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team rallied after trailing by as many as 17 points before falling short against Troy 65-63 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Trojans (3-3) scored the first 14 points of the game and held their largest lead at ...

Rainbow Warriors cruise by Vulcans

HONOLULU (AP) — Noah Allen had 16 of his career-high 24 points in the first half and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the University of Hawaii at Manoa men’s basketball team to an 86-55 win over Division II Hawaii-Hilo on Tuesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Allen finished 9-of-14 from ...

Hawaii wins regular-season finale

The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team, already assured of a Big West championship, concluded its regular season Saturday with a 21-25, 25-14, 25-18, 25-10 victory over UC Santa Barbara at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Nikki Taylor had 22 kills and 11 digs for the Rainbow ...

UH needs win today to retain bowl chances

The University of Hawaii football team will try to maintain its chance at a bowl berth when it faces Fresno State today in Fresno, Calif. The Rainbow Warriors (4-7, 3-4 Mountain West) have two games left in their regular season, and could receive a Hawaii Bowl invitation with a 6-7 mark. ...

Rainbow Warriors edge out Owls

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson scored the game-winner with 6.3 seconds left to lead the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team to a 64-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday morning in the Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center. Johnson scored the final five points for the Rainbow ...

Mariota leads Titans past Packers

Saint Louis School graduate throws four touchdown passes By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns as the Tennessee Titans routed the Green Bay Packers 47-25 on Sunday. Mariota has 21 touchdown passes this ...

Rainbow Wahine open with loss to Trojans

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team lost 76-44 to Southern California on Friday in Los Angeles in the season opener for both teams. Briana Harris, Sarah Toeaina and Olivia Crawford each scored eight points for the Rainbow Wahine. Hawaii freshman Keleah-Aiko Koloi, ...

Mariota’s turnovers hurt Titans in loss to Chargers

Saint Louis School graduate passes for three touchdowns SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Tennessee Titans’ Marcus Mariota accounted for four touchdowns but also had a fumble and an interception returned for scores in a 43-35 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. Melvin Gordon ran for a ...

UH wins sixth straight match

The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team set a season high by hitting .471 in a 25-9, 25-14, 25-16 win over Cal State Northridge on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Annie Mitchem had 12 kills for the Rainbow Wahine (18-5, 11-1 Big West), No. 15 in the American ...

Rainbow Warriors to face nation’s top rusher today

The University of Hawaii football team will face the nation’s leading rusher today when it plays at San Diego State. The Aztecs’ Donnel Pumphrey has run for 1,469 yards this year, with 13 touchdowns. San Diego State (7-1, 4-0  Mountain West) is averaging 271.1 yards per game on the ...

UH enters first place in Big West

Annie Mitchem had 13 kills and Emily Maglio added 10 as the University of Hawaii entered first place in the Big West women’s volleyball standings with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win over Long Beach State on Friday at the San Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Norene Iosia had 33 assists and nine digs ...

Eddie might still happen this season

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is seeking a solution that will allow the Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing competition to continue, despite failed negotiations between the legendary surfer’s family and Quiksilver, which has been the event’s sponsor. City attorneys are trying to ...

Sponsor issues mean ‘Eddie’ is off this season

HONOLULU (AP) — The Eddie Aikau big-wave surfing contest is headed for a missed season after the family could not reach a sponsorship agreement with Quiksilver. Hawaii News Now has reported that the family is planning a news conference for today and says other options are being explored. A ...

Wie finishes in tie for 27th; Feng wins title

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Michelle Wie completed her third round of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia on Sunday with a quadruple-bogey 8 for a 2-over-par 73, and shot a 71 in the fourth round to tie for 27th place. Shanshan Feng won the event, beating Suzann Pettersen by three strokes. Feng ...

Rainbow Wahine sweep Titans, face 49ers next

Annie Mitchem had career highs of 13 kills and seven blocks as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team beat Cal State Fullerton 25-19, 25-13, 25-19 on Saturday in Fullerton, Calif. McKenna Granato had nine kills for the Rainbow Wahine (16-5, 9-1 Big West), No. 14 in the American ...

Wie trails by six shots when play suspended

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu was at 7 under par with three holes left when third-round play at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia was suspended by darkness Saturday after a long weather delay. Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes at TPC Kuala Lumpur’s East ...

Rainbow Wahine sweep Highlanders for third straight win

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 12 kills as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team beat UC Riverside 25-10, 25-18, 25-22 on Friday in Riverside, Calif. Nikki Taylor added 11 kills for the Rainbow Wahine (15-5, 8-1 Big West), No. 14 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association ...

Mariota makes multiple contributions

Attempted block on Murray’s touchdown run draws praise — and some concern By STEVE MEGARGEE The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota helped the Tennessee Titans on Thursday even when he wasn’t throwing or carrying the ball. On DeMarco Murray’s 14-yard touchdown run ...

Rainbow Warriors can move over .500 with win over Lobos

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will look to give itself a winning record at the deepest point in a season in five years today when it plays New Mexico at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The Rainbow Warriors (4-4, 3-1 Mountain West Conference) have won three of their last four ...