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JAMM AQUINO / 2016
                                If UH’s Rigo Sanchez goes undrafted, he is expected to be invited to an NFL mini camp as a free agent.

UH hopefuls waiting for NFL call

JAMM AQUINO / 2016
                                If UH’s Rigo Sanchez goes undrafted, he is expected to be invited to an NFL mini camp as a free agent.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 9:34 pm
Former University of Hawaii kicker Rigo Sanchez is preparing for the transition from a perfect statistical season to an imperfect football market. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / FEB. 9
                                “With as much as UH would seem to have going for it in terms of facilities, fan base, exposure, etc. compared to its Big West peers, back-to-back setbacks to in-conference opponents are particularly painful,” writes Ferd Lewis in today’s column.

UH struggles to recruit top-shelf players

JAMM AQUINO / FEB. 9
                                “With as much as UH would seem to have going for it in terms of facilities, fan base, exposure, etc. compared to its Big West peers, back-to-back setbacks to in-conference opponents are particularly painful,” writes Ferd Lewis in today’s column.
The good news was that the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team entered the letter of intent signing period with four scholarships. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL /2016
                                UH’s Chayce Kaʻaua was cleared to play last week and will travel to play against Cal State Northridge.

Ka’aua returns to lineup for road trip

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL /2016
                                UH’s Chayce Kaʻaua was cleared to play last week and will travel to play against Cal State Northridge.
The past two University of Hawaii baseball seasons, catcher Chayce Ka‘aua has endured diversity of adversity. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                Of the SandBows’ five losses this season, four have been by a 3-2 score, including the April 1 result at the Big West Challenge. The 49ers left Huntington Beach, Calif., with a 3-2 victory, the only time Hawaii lost to a lower-ranked team this season.

SandBows ready to defend title

UH ATHLETICS
                                Of the SandBows’ five losses this season, four have been by a 3-2 score, including the April 1 result at the Big West Challenge. The 49ers left Huntington Beach, Calif., with a 3-2 victory, the only time Hawaii lost to a lower-ranked team this season.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 9:17 pm
If Hawaii has a conference rival in volleyball — indoor or beach — it has been “The Beach.” Whether it was women’s indoor, men’s indoor (see last Saturday at the Pyramid) or women’s beach, the stakes seem higher when playing the 49ers. Read More
COURTESY JIMMY KNODEL / PACWEST CONFERENCE
                                The BYUH team posed with the PacWest Championship golf trophy after winning the title for the first time at Turtle Bay on Wednesday.

BYUH gets ‘sweet’ closing win

COURTESY JIMMY KNODEL / PACWEST CONFERENCE
                                The BYUH team posed with the PacWest Championship golf trophy after winning the title for the first time at Turtle Bay on Wednesday.
Given a choice between describing their first, and last, PacWest Men’s Golf championship as “sweet” or “bittersweet” Wednesday, Brigham Young-Hawaii unanimously chose “sweet.” Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Maryknoll’s Nonea Hee was greeted by her teammates after her second home run on Wednesday.

Maryknoll earns state tournament berth

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Maryknoll’s Nonea Hee was greeted by her teammates after her second home run on Wednesday.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 10:43 pm
Maryknoll put an end to Mid-Pacific’s late-season storybook journey. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Campbell’s Markus Ramos hit an RBI triple during the sixth inning to beat Kaiser on Wednesday.

Campbell overcomes league foe

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Campbell’s Markus Ramos hit an RBI triple during the sixth inning to beat Kaiser on Wednesday.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 10:33 pm
Before testing itself against the neighbor island’s best, OIA runner-up Campbell had to overcome a pesky league foe for the second time this month. Read More
 
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                A full-inclusion home-and-home basketball program will be brought to special education students beginning Friday at the Roosevelt High School gym.

Hoops program for students

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                A full-inclusion home-and-home basketball program will be brought to special education students beginning Friday at the Roosevelt High School gym.
Friday Night Lights II will bring a full-inclusion home-and-home basketball program to special education students beginning Friday at the Roosevelt High School gym. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The Jennie K. Wilson Invitational has helped to promote women’s golf in Hawaii and is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the state.

Jennie K. accepting applications

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The Jennie K. Wilson Invitational has helped to promote women’s golf in Hawaii and is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the state.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 9:29 pm
Applications are still being accepted for the 67th Jennie K. Wilson Invitational, scheduled for May 19-21 at Mid-Pacific Country Club. Read More
 
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Maui mashes Mililani to reach second round

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Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 10:28 pm
After a shaky start, Maui powered to an early finish in the Sabers’ state tournament opener. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mililani infielder Tarah Aniya got Pearl City’s Noel Saunders at second base during the Trojans’ win on Tuesday.

Mililani reigns again with win over Pearl City

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mililani infielder Tarah Aniya got Pearl City’s Noel Saunders at second base during the Trojans’ win on Tuesday.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm
After a rainy weekend delayed Mililani’s march, the Trojans reign again in the OIA. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Aiea’s Mikelle Gonzales scored as Kalani’s Jazzy Furuya failed to come up with the ball on Tuesday.

Aiea squeezes out another league championship

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Aiea’s Mikelle Gonzales scored as Kalani’s Jazzy Furuya failed to come up with the ball on Tuesday.

Updated on  April 26, 2017 at 10:48 am
Behind a stellar outing from ace Poamai Tuli and some timely hitting, Aiea squeezed past Kalani for its second OIA Division II softball title in three years. Read More
VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                UH middle blocker Hendrik Mol sprained his ankle in Set 2 against Long Beach State on Saturday. Mol did not participate in Tuesday’s practice.

Warriors ohana hoping for Mol’s recovery

VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                UH middle blocker Hendrik Mol sprained his ankle in Set 2 against Long Beach State on Saturday. Mol did not participate in Tuesday’s practice.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 11:01 pm
The players on the NCAA-tournament-bound Hawaii volleyball team have made a point all season of calling themselves “brothers” and “one ohana.” Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws to wide receiver Austin Johnson (19) in drills during an NCAA college spring football scrimmage on April 14.

Saban says no QB controversy at Alabama

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws to wide receiver Austin Johnson (19) in drills during an NCAA college spring football scrimmage on April 14.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 10:50 pm
Alabama freshman Tua Tagovailoa, who enrolled in January and could still be finishing up his senior year at Saint Louis right now if he had chosen, made a memorable debut on Saturday in a Crimson Tide uniform. Read More
VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Larry Tuileta (#14) bumps the ball Long Beach State during their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mens Volleyball Tournament finals match on Saturday.

Tuileta finds his way back for a second chance

VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Larry Tuileta (#14) bumps the ball Long Beach State during their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mens Volleyball Tournament finals match on Saturday.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 10:41 pm
Larry “Tui” Tuileta is the perfect person to ask. Why doesn’t men’s college volleyball get at least a little bit more attention nationally — especially compared to other sports … like, well … how about football? Read More
BRUCE ASATO / MARCH 12
                                UH pitcher Jackson Rees will start Saturday’s road game against Cal State Northridge.

Rees gets spot in ’Bows’ rotation

BRUCE ASATO / MARCH 12
                                UH pitcher Jackson Rees will start Saturday’s road game against Cal State Northridge.
For the third road trip of the baseball season, Hawaii is packing a new pitching rotation. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                The Rainbow Wahine finished six strokes behind champion Cal Poly, placing third at the Big West Women’s Golf Championship.

Rainbow Wahine golfers place third

UH ATHLETICS
                                The Rainbow Wahine finished six strokes behind champion Cal Poly, placing third at the Big West Women’s Golf Championship.
The University of Hawaii women’s golf team finished in third place at the first Big West Women’s Golf Championship on Tuesday. Read More
DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                The Saint Louis Crusaders celebrated after winning the ILH Division I championship game against the Kamehameha Warriors at the Ala Wai Field.

Saint Louis claims ILH title

DARRYL OUMI / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER 
                                The Saint Louis Crusaders celebrated after winning the ILH Division I championship game against the Kamehameha Warriors at the Ala Wai Field.

Updated on  April 24, 2017 at 10:57 pm
The No. 1 seed in the state tournament was an added bonus to Saint Louis’ first ILH baseball title in six years. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Waipahu High School senior outside hitter Jeminae Solomua has led the Marauders to a 10-2 record and a berth in the upcoming state tournament.

Solomua has Waipahu volleyball tasting success

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Waipahu High School senior outside hitter Jeminae Solomua has led the Marauders to a 10-2 record and a berth in the upcoming state tournament.

Updated on  April 24, 2017 at 11:14 pm
Solomua will graduate with a sterling academic mark — currently a 3.8 grade-point average. On Wednesday, he will sign a letter of intent to play volleyball at Graceland University in Iowa. Read More

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