Hawaii Sports

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 ...

NW Arkansas Championship

Michelle Wie of Honolulu chips out of a sand trap on the way to tying for fourth place in the NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday. AP photo

Wie ties for second at Meijer Classic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson won the Meijer Classic on Sunday for her fourth LPGA Tour title, finishing two shots ahead of Lexi Thompson and Honolulu’s Mi-chelle Wie in cool, windy conditions. Henderson closed with a 66 at Blythefield Country Club, which was reduced to a par ...

Wong put back on disabled list with right triceps strain

BASEBALL NOTES The Associated Press – The St. Louis Cardinals placed second baseman Kolten Wong on the 10-day disabled list Thursday with a right triceps strain. Wong left Wednesday’s game against Milwaukee in the sixth inning after experiencing tightness in his right forearm. The former ...

Wong reaches three times in return from DL

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Aledmys Diaz hit a solo home run, Michael Wacha pitched six strong innings and Kolten Wong reached base three times in his return from the disabled list as the St. Louis Cardinals snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on ...

Dates set for Clippers-Raptors exhibitions on Oahu

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers will host two preseason games against the Toronto Raptors in Honolulu this fall. The games on Oct. 1 and 3 will be played at the Stan Sheriff Center on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus, where the Clippers will hold their training ...

Holloway claims undisputed title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Max Holloway of Waianae, Oahu, won the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight title on Saturday, stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third round of the UFC 212 main event. Holloway (18-3), who was the interim 145-pound champion, floored ...

Holloway poses big challenge for champ Aldo

By GREG BEACHAM, The Associated Press For all but 13 seconds, Jose Aldo has been the greatest featherweight fighter in mixed martial arts history. Unfortunately for Aldo, his career can’t be discussed without prominently mentioning those 13 seconds between the opening bell and his ...

Lee’s the ONE in Asian MMA

By GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press Angela Lee is a citizen of the world. Born in Canada and raised in Mililani, Oahu, by her South Korean mother and Singaporean father, the 20-year-old has lived her short adult life in constant movement around the Pacific Rim and to innumerable points ...

Wie finishes fourth in match-play event

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu finished fourth in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play on Sunday, losing 4 and 3 to Ariya Jutanugarn in the semifinals and then falling to Mi Jung Hur in a 22-hole consolation match. Sei Young Kim defeated Jutanugarn 1 up for the title. Wie was 5 up after ...

Wie rallies from four down to reach semifinals of match-play event

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michelle Wie of Honolulu rallied to beat Angel Yin on Saturday in the Lorena Ochoa Match Play to join Ariya Jutanugarn, Sei Young Kim and Mi Jung Hur in the semifinal round. Four down after 11 holes at Club de Golf Mexico, Wie won with a birdie on the 20th hole. “I ...

Hawaii falls to Long Beach State in MPSF title match

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team squandered an early lead and fell short in its bid for its first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation title Saturday, losing 17-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-23 in the championship match in Long Beach, Calif. The Rainbow Warriors (26-5), ...

Tagovailoa takes to field for Tide

Tua Tagovailoa throws during Alabama’s spring game, known as A-Day, on Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa, who graduated early from Saint Louis School to enroll this spring at Alabama, completed 18 of 32 passes for a game-high 315 yards and three touchdowns with one interception for the ...

Mularkey: Mariota appears to be ahead of schedule

By TERRY McCORMICK The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans have yet to set an official timetable for the quarterback’s return from surgery on his right leg. The latest benchmark is reporting for the start of the offseason program. The third-year ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Waves, into MPSF semis

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 14 kills, hitting a blistering .619, as the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept Pepperdine 25-23, 25-20, 25-15 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinal Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Tilburg also had 10 ...

Jang leads by three shots; Wie 15 back

KAPOLEI, Oahu (AP) — Su-Yeon Jang took the Lotte Championship lead in the completion of the second round Friday morning and opened a three-stroke cushion in the afternoon with a 7-under-par 65 in the third round. The 22-year-old, playing on a sponsor’s invitation, had a 17-under 199 total ...