Every few years a recognizable name in the sport of triathlon decides to make an appearance at a local Peaman Biathlon event.
CHICAGO – Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley’s Field’s left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in a five-run eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 8-1 on Wednesday night.
KAILUA KONA — Cheryl Brost is no stranger to the Reebok CrossFit Games.
University of Hawaii and former Kealakehe offensive lineman Asotui Eli was named among a group of 38 players selected to the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Watch List. The award is presented annually to the most outstanding Polynesian college football player that epitomizes great ability and integrity.
LONDON — Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there’s one constant: Usain Bolt’s bravado and self-confidence.
RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season.
Before his first pitch for the Cubs, closer Aroldis Chapman blew a save opportunity.
Recent Waiakea graduates Casi Gacusana and Brianna Ridgway got a nice bonus when they decided to play volleyball at William Penn, an NAIA school in Iowa.
Seniors Softball: Hawaii’s Gold Coast advanced to the semifinals of the Senior Girls Softball Western Regionals in Missoula, Montana on Monday with a 6-3 victory over Oregon (Oregon-California Little League).
Kona’s roller derby team, the Echo City Knockouts, traveled through Canada July 15-20th, facing various Canadian teams in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton.
Kona Crush Academy sends players to Seattle
CHICAGO — Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and general manager Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason.
HOUSTON — Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees’ bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.
LOS ANGELES — Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team’s precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can’t sleep anymore.
The 2016 list recognizes the biggest fish caught on rod and reel (except for opakapaka and onaga, which hand line catches are accepted) in West Hawaii waters in each of 22 categories. In each category, fish are listed by species, weight, angler, skipper, boat and date. The list is updated every Monday throughout the year (copyright 2016 by Jim Rizzuto). If a selection has been overlooked, call 885-4208 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.