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OIA will stick to playing football on weekends

Oahu Interscholastic Association football games will be played only on Fridays and Saturdays this fall, thanks to an agreement made Thursday between the Oahu Football Officials Association and the OIA. Read More

Take moment to reflect and honor the impact of Title IX

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 12:02 pm
Today marks the 45th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s signing of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the ground-altering law that was re-titled as the “Patsy T. Mink Opportunity in Education Act” after her 2002 death. Read More

UH announces soccer schedule

Two early-season tournaments and a grueling stretch of road games highlight the University of Hawaii soccer team’s 17-game schedule, released Thursday. Read More

UMass could be a pivotal road game for Warriors

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 6:52 pm
The University of Hawaii’s football training camp is still a month away and, already, the game with Massachusetts is looming large on a couple of fronts. Read More

Seattle tight end commits to Rainbow Warriors

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 3:46 pm
A highly regarded tight end from Seattle has made an oral commitment to play for the University of Hawaii football team in 2018. Read More

Oda recalls his enjoyable U.S. Open experience

Updated on  June 21, 2017 at 9:52 pm
John Oda has always been fascinated by the fact that there is never an end to what you can learn in golf. Last week’s 117th U.S. Open was the latest evidence. Read More

Kua, Rego win Ka’anapali Classic

Updated on  June 21, 2017 at 9:56 pm
TJ Kua and Todd Rego stopped Alex Chiarella and Alex Omer’s attempt to defend their Ka‘anapali Classic Pro-Pro Sunday, winning by one shot at Ka‘anapali Royal. Read More

UH’s Tuinei takes a shot at comedy

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 3:46 pm
As a University of Hawaii football safety, Tumua Tuinei loves to hit. Next month, Tuinei will deliver punchlines. Read More

4 Warriors make U.S. Junior National Team

Three members of the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team and an incoming freshman were selected as part of the United States Men’s Junior National Team announced Tuesday. Read More

Titans adding receivers to give Mariota prime targets

While Marcus Mariota was sitting on a beach here — or was it a table at Zippy’s? Both are regular homecoming stops for the Tennessee Titans quarterback — he and his team still managed to get a little bit better this week. Read More

Hawaii not dominating Big West as some feared

Updated on  June 20, 2017 at 1:18 pm
When the University of Hawaii was invited to apply for membership in the Big West Conference there was some concern around the league that the school might be too competitive for its brethren. Read More

2 Crusaders commit to Rainbow Warriors

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 3:46 pm
Two more members of defending state champion Saint Louis School have accepted scholarship offers from the University of Hawaii football team. Read More

12 UH water polo players make grade

The University of Hawaii placed 12 student-athletes on the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic Awards list, announced Monday. Read More

Wright’s service hopes to cut through the clutter

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 9:25 pm
Another recruiting and scouting service. Just what the world needs, right? Read More

Hui Nalu, Lanikai tie in OCHRA’s AAA

Hui Nalu and Lanikai each scored 172 points in the AAA division of the Father’s Day Regatta, hosted by Leeward Kai Canoe Club on Sunday at Nanakuli Beach. Read More

Manu O Ke Kai remains undefeated

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 12:10 am
While the historic arrival of Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule‘a at Magic Island dominated the seafaring community’s attention on Saturday morning, outrigger canoe paddlers with the Na ‘Ohana O Na Hui Wa‘a organization were dialed in across the island at Kailua Beach, racing at the Windward Kai Regatta. Read More

Alternative state football format proposed

Updated on  June 19, 2017 at 1:17 am
A week after the Oahu Interscholastic Association threw a wrench into the three-tiered state high school football tournament format by saying it would abandon the top tier, a counterproposal for an alternative three-division field is making the rounds, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser learned Saturday. Read More

Okita dedicates Manoa Cup victory to his late grandfather

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 10:24 pm
Andy Okita wasn’t able to attend a golf outing in honor of his grandfather on Saturday. Safe to say, he did George Okita proud anyway. Read More

Dad’s love of sports influenced writer’s career path

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 11:47 am
Today my dad would’ve turned 66. He died of cancer on June 8, just two months after the diagnosis that stunned us all. Read More

Doane snaps UFC losing streak

Likely needing a win to remain with the UFC, Waianae’s Russell Doane ended a four-fight losing streak with a first-round TKO of Kwan Ho Kwok in a 135-pound preliminary bout at UFC Fight Night: Singapore on Saturday. Read More

The kids and the game get lost in prep football politics

Updated on  June 16, 2017 at 9:03 pm
Pssst! Heard some of the behind-the-scenes rumblings about the Hawaii High School Athletic Association State Football Championship? Read More