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Hawaii Sports

Rainbow Wahine clinch Big West championship

UH ROUNDUP The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated Cal State Northridge in four sets in Honolulu on Friday night, securing its 10th Big West Conference championship and 26th conference title overall. Amber Igiede had 16 kills and Brooke Van Sickle ...

UH takes down Cal State Bakersfield in 4

The Maui News Amber Igiede had 20 kills while hitting .531 to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 26-24, 24-26, 25-22, 25-19 victory over Cal State Bakersfield on Friday in Bakersfield, Calif. Fellow middle Skyler Williams added 16 kills — hitting .538 — and a ...

Rainbow Wahine outscored 31-17 in fourth, fall to Pilots

The Maui News Despite a career-high 30 points from Amy Atwell, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team dropped to 0-3 after a 91-77 loss to Portland on Friday night in the Bank of Hawaii Classic in Honolulu. The game was tied at 60 going in the fourth quarter before the Pilots ...

Igiede leads UH sweep of UCI

The Maui News Amber Igiede had a career-high 17 kills and five blocks to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a sweep of UC Irvine on Friday night in Honolulu. Igiede had no errors in 27 attempts to hit .630 and also had an ace as the Rainbow Wahine won 25-18, 25-15, ...

Rainbow Wahine win fourth in a row, sweep Titans

The Maui News Brooke Van Sickle had a match-high 16 kills, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team won its fourth straight match with a sweep of Cal State Fullerton on Friday in Fullerton, Calif. Riley Wagoner added 10 kills and 13 digs for the Rainbow Wahine (15-6, 12-1 ...

UH sweeps UC Davis

The Maui News Brooke Van Sickle smacked 12 kills and Martyna Leoniak added 10 to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-19, 25-7, 25-22 win over UC Davis on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Rainbow Wahine improved to 13-6 overall and 10-1 in the Big ...

As NFL trade deadline looms, Dolphins say Tua is our quarterback

By TIM REYNOLDS The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The story line has not changed over the last couple of months, nor did Miami coach Brian Flores’ answer on Friday from when he was first asked about the future of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa months ago. “Tua’s our ...

Washington State coach Rolovich fired for refusing COVID vaccine

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, making him the first major college coach to lose his job ...

Rainbow Wahine rally to beat Tritons in 4

The Maui News Riley Wagoner had 20 kills and 15 digs, and Brooke Van Sickle had 19 kills and 16 digs as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team rallied to beat UC San Diego 22-25, 25-17, 27-25, 25-22 on Friday in San Diego. Amber Igiede added 13 kills, hitting .478, and a ...

Some fans allowed for UH home games

The Maui News A limited number of fans will soon be allowed to attend University of Hawaii athletic events after the City and County of Honolulu and state announced relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions Friday. Starting Wednesday, outdoor seated entertainment events, including sporting ...

UH sweeps Long Beach State

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team used a big late rally to take the opening set on its way to a sweep of Long Beach State on Friday night at the Simpli Fi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Brooke Van Sickle led the Rainbow Wahine with 15 kills and ...

Rainbow Wahine top USC, snap three-match skid

The Maui News Annika de Goede had 11 kills, eight digs and three blocks to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-17, 11-25, 25-21, 25-20 victory over Southern California on Friday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Brooke Van Sickle ...

UH-Oregon State preview: Beavers hope to rebound against Warriors

By ANNE M. PETERSON The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — Pac-12 After Dark is coming to Corvallis tonight, but Oregon State no doubt hopes to avoid any drama. The Beavers (0-1) host the University of Hawaii (1-1) at 8 p.m. local time (5 p.m. HST) and there’s certainly cause for ...

Trade for Watson? Dolphins coach says Tua is his QB

By ALAIN POUPART The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores publicly expressed his support for quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on Wednesday, which may or may not tamp down speculation about the team’s interest in Houston quarterback Deshaun ...

Flores: Dolphins wants players with ‘high character’

By STEVEN WINE The Associated Press MIAMI — As speculation swirled Monday regarding the Miami Dolphins’ interest in embattled quarterback Deshaun Watson, coach Brian Flores said the team wants players with “high character.” The Dolphins have declined to confirm or deny reports ...

Tua sharp in Dolphins’ 37-17 victory over Falcons

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had an early injury scare to one of their new additions, then soundly defeated an opponent they became familiar with during the week. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 187 yards and a touchdown in one half, and the Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons ...

Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Summer Games

By JOHN LEICESTER The Associated Press TOKYO — They’ll always have Paris. That thought, full of promise, has been a lifebuoy for athletes to cling to as they coped, as best they could, with thickets of restrictions at the pandemic-hit Tokyo Games that severely crimped their Olympic ...

Native Hawaiians ‘reclaim’ surfing with Carissa Moore’s Olympic gold

By SALLY HO The Associated Press Carissa Moore wore a white and yellow plumeria pinned next to her ear for her victory-lap interviews after making history as the first Olympic gold medalist at surfing’s historic debut. Her mother — crowned the Honolulu Lei Queen in 2016 — had ...

Beach Volleyball

The U.S. pair of Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne were eliminated in the round of 16 of the men’s tournament after a 17-21, 21-15, 15-11 loss to Germany’s Julius Thole and Clemens Wickler on Monday. Bourne was a last-minute swap after Gibb’s original partner — Taylor Crabb, who like Bourne ...

US men’s volleyball team eliminated early in Tokyo

By JOSH DUBOW The Associated Press TOKYO — Micah Christenson gave coach John Speraw a long, tearful embrace as his U.S. men’s volleyball teammates slumped on the floor and the victorious Argentinians celebrated. Instead of building on the bronze medal won in Rio de Janeiro five ...