Hawaii Sports

Rainbow Wahine can’t take lead, fall to UC Davis, 68-56

The Maui News Morgan Bertsch had 27 points to lead UC Davis to a 68-56 victory over the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Sarah Toeaina had 17 points and seven rebounds to lead the Rainbow Wahine, who fell behind early ...

UH falls to Cal State Northridge, 77-71

HONOLULU (AP) — Tavrion Dawson and Micheal Warren tossed in 22 points apiece and Cal State Northridge shot 65 percent from the floor in a 77-71 victory over University of Hawaii men’s basketball on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Dawson knocked down 11 of 16 shots for the ...

UH falls at Cal Poly for third loss in a row

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Donovan Fields scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half to help Cal Poly beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 78-64 on Saturday. Cal Poly (8-15, 3-6 Big West) has won two straight since snapping a six-game skid. Hawaii (13-8, 4-4) has ...

Rainbow Wahine lose to Gauchos, 71-61

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team lost for the fifth time in six games Saturday, falling to UC Santa Barbara 71-61 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Sarah Toeaina had 25 points and Tia Kanoa added 14 points and nine assists for the Rainbow Wahine (9-14, 2-8 Big ...

UH falls to UC Santa Barbara in overtime

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger scored 25 points to lead UC Santa Barbara to an 84-82 overtime victory over the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team on Thursday. Jalen Canty added 21 points with 10 rebounds, Leland King II scored 21 points and Gabe Vincent 10 with six ...

UH lets lead slip away, falls to Fullerton 69-66

HONOLULU (AP) — Kyle Allman scored a career-high 40 points, Austen Awosika made two free throws with 11.4 seconds left and Cal State Fullerton rallied to defeat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 69-66 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Allman scored six straight ...

Toeaina helps Rainbow Wahine end three-game losing streak

The Maui News Sarah Toeaina had 19 points to lead the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team to a 63-57 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Tia Kanoa, Amy Atwell and Makenna Woodfolk each added nine points for the Rainbow Wahine (9-12, 2-6 ...

UH takes down UC Davis

HONOLULU (AP) — Jack Purchase made four free throws in the final 40 seconds and finished with 21 points to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team hold on for its fourth consecutive win, 77-72 over UC Davis on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Sheriff Drammeh added ...

Rainbow Wahine’s rally falls short at Irvine

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team outscored UC Irvine 23-10 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough as the Rainbow Wahine lost 70-66 on Saturday in Irvine, Calif. Sarah Toeaina had 19 points, making 13 of 14 foul shots, and nine rebounds for UH (8-11, ...

Titans fire Mularkey

Next coach will be Mariota’s third in 4 seasons; sides differ on how to improve By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season ...

Kizzire outlasts Hahn in six-hole playoff to win Sony Open title

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in six extra holes to win the Sony Open to become the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season. Kizzire, who won the OHL Classic in Mexico last fall, closed with a 2-under-par 68. That turned out ...

Patriots dominate Titans, head back to AFC title game

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — First, the Patriots tuned out a week full of off-field drama. Then, they silenced the Titans to earn yet another trip to the AFC championship game. Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and New England cruised ...

Hoge’s steady round leads to one-shot lead at Waialae

By DOUG FERGUSON, The Associated Press HONOLULU — A false missile alert didn’t bother Tom Hoge, and he was just as steady on the golf course with two late birdies Saturday for a 6-under 64 and a one-shot lead in the Sony Open as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory. Hoge holed a ...

Rainbow Warriors edge Gauchos

HONOLULU (AP) — Gibson Johnson tossed in 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and Brocke Stepteau added 12 points and five assists to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team slip past UC Santa Barbara 77-76 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Sheriff Drammeh added 11 points ...

UH beats Long Beach State for first Big West win

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team won its first Big West game of the season Saturday with a 74-66 victory over Long Beach State at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Rainbow Wahine improved to 8-9 overall and 1-3 in the Big West. Sarah Toeaina and ...

Rainbow Warriors’ match postponed due to weather in Nashville

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team’s opening match of the inaugural Off the Block Grow the Game Challenge was postponed Friday due to inclement weather in Nashville, Tenn. The Rainbow Warriors’ match against Lincoln Memorial was moved to Sunday, to be ...

Johnson, Kirk share lead at Sony Open

Quadruple bogey on Waialae’s eighth hole puts Spieth six back By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Zach Johnson and Chris Kirk each made seven birdies and shared the lead in the Sony Open. Jordan Spieth made eight birdies and for the second straight year walked away from ...

Thomas leads Rainbow Warriors past Mustangs

HONOLULU (AP) — Mike Thomas had 22 points and 11 rebounds — his second consecutive double-double — to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team overcome a poor shooting performance and beat Cal Poly 57-45 on Wednesday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Sheriff Drammeh ...

Byrd ‘thrilled’ to be back on tour, at Sony Open

By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press HONOLULU — Jonathan Byrd resisted the urge to pout about his predicament. A five-time winner on the PGA Tour, he spent 14 years competing against the best on venerable courses while driving courtesy cars from nice hotels in big cities. And then he ...

Tagovailoa thrills fans back home

Saint Louis grad lauded for humility, class after leading Alabama to title By CALEB JONES The Associated Press HONOLULU — Hawaii has churned out some pretty incredible football players. After the College Football Playoff national championship game, fans are adding another name to the ...