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Hawaii Sports

Cordeiro, UH outlast San Jose State

HONOLULU (AP) — Chevan Cordeiro accounted for five touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, and the University of Hawaii football team held on for a 42-40 win over San Jose State on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. In his first start of the season and second of his career, redshirt ...

Rainbow Warriors open season with rout of Florida A&M

The Maui News Samuta Avea had 15 points and nine rebounds as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team opened the season with a dominating 65-52 victory over Florida A&M in the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Rainbow ...

UH gets past UC Davis in 4

The Maui News The 19th-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team got 17 kills from Hanna Hellvig to defeat UC Davis 26-24, 22-25, 25-22, 25-15 on Friday in Davis, Calif. Brooke Van Sickle added 12 kills and eight digs, and Norene Iosia had 28 assists, 13 digs, nine kills, ...

Offensive revolution reaches final frontier: Alabama-LSU

By RALPH D. RUSSO The Associated Press Gary Danielson has called the last 12 Alabama-LSU regular-season games for CBS Sports, including the Game of the Century in 2011, a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup that produced not one touchdown. Before Danielson does the next Alabama-LSU game Saturday, ...

Fresno State edges UH on late FG

HONOLULU (AP) — Ronnie Rivers scored two third-quarter touchdowns as Fresno State scored 24 consecutive points, Cesar Silva made a 37-yard field as time expired, and the Bulldogs beat the University of Hawaii football team 41-38 on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. Rivers finished with 19 ...

Rainbow Wahine rally past Gauchos in five sets

The Maui News Norene Iosia had 33 assists, 16 digs, nine kills and four aces, the last providing the winning point as the 21st-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team rallied for a 25-19, 22-25, 21-25, 25-18, 17-15 victory over UC Santa Barbara in a pivotal Big West Conference ...

McDonald, Reed help UH take down Lobos

By GLEN ROSALES The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Cole McDonald and Miles Reed led the University of Hawaii’s ground game and an expected passing mismatch failed to materialize as the Rainbow Warriors beat New Mexico 45-31 on Saturday. Behind quarterback McDonald, Hawaii ...

Rainbow Wahine sweep past Cal State Fullerton

The Maui News Hanna Hellvig had 12 kills, Norene Iosia posted her 12th double-double of the season with 14 assists and 12 digs to go with a career-high eight blocks, and the 21st-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept Cal State Fullerton on Friday in Fullerton, ...

Air Force hammers UH 56-26

By KALANI TAKASE The Associated Press HONOLULU — It’s likely that Mike Schmidt won’t soon forget his first trip to Hawaii. Air Force’s backup quarterback came off the bench to account for four touchdowns and the Falcons beat  the University of Hawaii football 56-26 on Saturday ...

Rainbow Wahine dominate Highlanders in sweep

The Maui News Amber Igiede had 11 kills, and Hanna Hellvig and McKenna Ross each added 10 as the 22nd-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept past UC Riverside on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Igiede also had three blocks while hitting .714 for ...

AP source: Titans bench Mariota for Tannehill

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans are making a change at quarterback in hopes of salvaging their season. Tennessee will start Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Saint Louis School graduate Marcus Mariota on Sunday against the Los ...

Titans coach deciding whether to bench Mariota for Tannehill

By TERESA M. WALKER The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel is taking some time before deciding if Marcus Mariota remains his starter or the time has arrived to turn the Titans over to backup quarterback Ryan Tannehill. This isn’t a decision the ...

Mariota’s starting spot in flux after benching vs. Broncos

By PAT GRAHAM The Associated Press DENVER — Marcus Mariota was blasted, baffled and finally benched. Now, his starting spot is in limbo. The Tennessee Titans quarterback got the hook in the third quarter for his ragged play during a 16-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. ...

Despite loss of QB, Boise State handles UH 59-37

By JASON CHATRAW The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — After holding a competitive contest for the starting quarterback job, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin has insisted that the Broncos are well stocked at the position. Saturday night against the University of Hawaii and its high-powered ...

Cardinals score 10 runs in first, eliminate Braves 13-1

By PAUL NEWBERRY The Associated Press ATLANTA — The St. Louis Cardinals turned the diamond into a giant pinball machine, dinging hits all over SunTrust Park. By the time the Atlanta Braves finally got the third out, it was the most productive first inning in postseason ...

Mariota leads first-half surge as Titans top Falcons

By CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press ATLANTA — Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans enjoyed a surge in confidence after returning to .500 and a share of the AFC South lead. For Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons, there is only frustration and despair at the bottom of the NFC ...

Rainbow Warriors destroy Wolf Pack

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cole McDonald threw four touchdown passes, including three to Cedric Byrd II, and the University of Hawaii football team beat Nevada 54-3 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams. McDonald completed 25 of 30 passes for 312 yards and Byrd had ...

Tagovailoa improves in football, if not Fortnite

By JOHN ZENOR The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa is once again routinely putting up big numbers, making few mistakes and mostly sitting out the fourth quarters. The quarterback for second-ranked Alabama has remained efficient as ever and produced big plays and ...

Hellvig leads UH past Long Beach State

The Maui News Hanna Hellvig put down 17 kills to lead the 11th-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a four-set victory over Long Beach State on Friday in Long Beach, Calif. Norene Iosia had 20 assists and 15 digs, and Bailey Choy had 16 assists and six digs to guide ...