Hawaii Sports

Tagovailoa leads top-ranked ’Bama to win over No. 4 LSU

By BRETT MARTEL The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa looked untethered by the brace on his right knee when he galloped for a 44-yard touchdown. The Saint Louis School graduate looked unfazed by the first interception he’d thrown all season, ...

Granato hits milestone in UH’s win over LBSU

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 11 kills, becoming the 20th player in Rainbow Wahine history to reach 1,000 career kills, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team rallied to beat Long Beach State 19-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 on Saturday in Long Beach, Calif. Granato also ...

Rainbow Wahine earn road sweep vs. Matadors

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 12 kills and seven digs, and Natasha Burns added 10 kills and six blocks to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-23, 25-19, 25-20 victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday in Northridge, Calif. Faith Mataafa had 18 assists and ...

No. 18 Aggies head to Aloha Stadium looking to stay atop division

By PAT GRAHAM The Associated Press The reappearance in the rankings was a nice little reward for No. 18 Utah State this week. After all, it’s been six years since the team last surfaced in the poll. Now, the novelty is wearing thin for coach Matt Wells, who’s grown weary of the ...

Milton leads UCF past Temple to extend winning streak to 21

By FRED GOODALL The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — No. 9 UCF only knows one way to answer questions about where it stands among the elite teams in college football — keep winning. The defending American Athletic Conference champions remained unbeaten Thursday, pulling away from Temple ...

UH has letdown, gets swept by UC Santa Barbara

The Maui News A day after knocking off No. 11 Cal Poly, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team got swept by UC Santa Barbara 28-26, 25-22, 25-21 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. McKenna Ross had a team-high nine kills for the Rainbow Wahine (14-7, 10-2 ...

’Bows knock off No. 11 Mustangs in 5

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team ended a 13-match losing streak against teams ranked in the top 25, outlasting No. 11 Cal Poly 14-25, 25-19, 17-25, 25-18, 15-10 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. After both teams traded wins in the ...

Chargers withstand late rally by Mariota, Titans

By ZAC BOYER The Associated Press LONDON — The Los Angeles Chargers’ Adrian Phillips believes the Tennessee Titans made the right decision to go for a potential go-ahead 2-pointer with 31 seconds remaining — and not just because it failed. Phillips broke up Marcus Mariota’s pass ...

Granato leads Rainbow Wahine to sweep of Highlanders

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 12 kills and 10 digs to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-17, 25-22 victory over UC Riverside on Friday in Riverside, Calif. Norene Iosia added seven kills, 18 assists and four blocks for the Rainbow Wahine (12-6, 8-1 ...

Lange, Ryf win Ironman World Championship in record times

Daniela Ryf of Switzerland reacts as she wins the Ironman World Championship triathlon on Saturday in Kailua-Kona. Ryf picked up her fourth straight women’s title in the event — which consists of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run — and did it in a record time of 8 ...

Tagovailoa leaves Tide’s win early with injury

Saban: Quarterback ‘could have went back in’ after aggravating sprained right knee By JOHN ZENOR The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns before leaving early in No. 1 Alabama’s 39-10 victory over Missouri on ...

Rainbow Wahine take down Matadors in 4

The Maui News Natasha Burns, Sarah Liva and Casey Castillo each had 12 kills as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team defeated Cal State Northridge 25-18, 17-25, 25-20, 25-20 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. McKenna Granato added 11 kills and 12 digs ...

UH topples Long Beach State in four

The Maui News Norene Iosia and Angel Gaskin each had 12 kills to lead the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20 victory over Long Beach State on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. After dropping a close third set, the Rainbow ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to No. 13 Mustangs in 4

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team suffered its first Big West Conference loss of the season Saturday, falling to 13th-ranked Cal Poly 25-19, 25-18, 21-25, 27-25 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. The Rainbow Wahine (9-6, 5-1 Big West) were led by McKenna Granato, who ...

Rainbow Wahine survive in 5 against Gauchos

The Maui News McKenna Granato had 16 kills, 14 digs and three aces as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team held off UC Santa Barbara in five sets Friday — 19-25, 25-14, 25-21, 19-25, 15-10 — in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Rainbow Wahine hit just .182 for the match —with ...

Mariota rallies Titans past Wentz, Eagles in overtime

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mike Vrabel took a timeout late in overtime with the Tennessee Titans facing their third fourth down, then the first-year coach pulled kicker Ryan Succop off the field. Marcus Mariota, Corey Davis and the rest of the Titans ...

Rainbow Wahine down Highlanders

The Maui News Despite hitting just .184 for the match, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept UC Riverside 25-15, 25-19, 25-17 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Norene Iosia had eight kills, 10 assists, eight digs and three of the Rainbow Wahine’s ...

Iosia leads UH to sweep of Cal State Fullerton

The Maui News Norene Iosia had 10 kills and 11 assists as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team remained undefeated in Big West Conference play with a 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 win over Cal State Fullerton on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Iosia led the ...

Mariota comes off bench, Tennessee beats Jacksonville 9-6

By MARK LONG The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Marcus Mariota just has a knack for beating Jacksonville. He’s done it with his arm. He’s done it with his legs. Now he’s done it off the bench. The Saint Louis School graduate directed three scoring drives in relief of ...

Tagovailoa throws for four TDs, runs for another as Tide dispatch Aggies

By JOHN ZENOR The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa heaved his first pass to a diving DeVonta Smith in the end zone for a touchdown. The 30-yarder wasn’t a replay of their winning connection in the national championship game, but it did set the stage for No. 1 ...