Hawaii Sports

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 ...

Wie trails by four shots at halfway point

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Michelle Wie shot 1-under-par 70 on Friday at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia, leaving her four shots out of the lead at the tournament’s halfway point. Amy Yang shot 69 that left her at 10-under 132 at TPC Kuala Lum-pur after two rounds. Mi Jung Hur (65), ...

Mariota’s near-perfect rating helps Titans get back to .500

By STEVE MEGARGEE The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday. Since the start of the 2014 season, the Titans’ ...

Rainbow Warriors defeat Falcons in two overtimes

By PAT GRAHAM The Associated Press AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Co-lo. — A touchdown pass from Dru Brown to Marcus Kemp pulled the University of Hawaii football team into a tie in the first overtime. A repeat performance pushed the Rainbow Warriors over the top. Given a reprieve by a missed field ...

UH faces Air Force’s option offense today

The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will play on the road today against Air Force, owner of the nation’s sixth-ranked rushing offense. The Falcons (4-2, 1-2 Mountain West Conference), who use an option scheme, have six players with at least 140 rushing yards this season, ...

Rainbow Wahine top Anteaters in 4

Nikki Taylor had 20 kills to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a four-set victory over UC Irvine on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. McKenna Granato and Annie Mitchem each added nine kills for the 17th-ranked Rainbow Wahine in the 25-14, 25-21, ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to 49ers in five sets on road

The 12th-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team had its seven-match winning streak halted, and fell to second place in the Big West Conference standings, with a 25-17, 23-25, 25-16, 21-25, 15-13 loss to Long Beach State on Saturday in Long Beach, Calif. Nikki Taylor had 28 kills ...

Rainbow Warriors defeat Spartans, snap 10-game skid away from Honolulu

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Dru Brown threw for two touchdowns and ran for another — all in the second quarter — as the University of Hawaii football team defeated San Jose State 34-17 on Saturday. Brown was 24-of-33 passing for 287 yards and ran six times for 54 yards for the Rainbow ...

Hawaii seeks second victory in conference

University of Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich wants his team confident, but not satisfied. Coming off a win in their Mountain West Conference opener, the Rainbow Warriors (2-3) get their next test today, on the road against San Jose State. “They should be proud of them-selves, but they ...