Editor’s note: This is one in a series of Q&As with members of the Big Island sporting community.
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The list recognizes the biggest fish caught on rod and reel (except opakapaka and onaga, for which we’ll accept hand line catches) in West Hawaii waters for 2014 in each of 22 categories. They are listed by species, weight, angler, skipper, boat and date. The list is updated every Sunday throughout the year (copyright 2014 by Jim Rizzuto). If we have overlooked you, give us a call (885-4208) or send an email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Kona Aquatics had three winners and finished sixth in the team standings at the Hawaii long course swimming championships last weekend at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Honolulu.
Horseshoe club to start league play
ATLANTA — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.
TORONTO — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.
HOYLAKE, England — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.
The youth girls soccer clubs in the Pacific Northwest can return to scoring goals.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two of the U.S. team’s breakout stars from the World Cup will keep playing at home.
HOYLAKE, England — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf’s oldest trophy.
Justin Shiigi carried a lot of titles at the Volcano International Soccer Tournament.
When Kayla Requelman tried to bunt, she couldn’t get it down.
NIMES, France — Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted but could see it coming — their first Tour de France stage victory. Those last 50 or so yards, however, got in the way.
It rained at times, but by the end of the festivities streaks of light shined across a relatively placid Hilo Bay.