KAILUA-KONA — Five-time state champion Konawaena is familiar with the role of Goliath, but last week, the Wildcats played the part of David, battling against three nationally ranked squads loaded with college prospects at the prestigious Iolani Classic on Oahu.
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Kaiulani Ahuna closes her Big Island Interscholastic Federation volleyball career with another top honor, and a legacy as Kamehameha’s most accomplished player.
Let’s see, if these guys beat those guys, and that team over there loses its game …
ANAHEIM, Calif. — There was a flurry of news around Major League Baseball on Friday as teams worked to retool before the holiday break. Here are some things to know about all the player moves and other changes:
BALTIMORE — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment came with a warning.
SAN ANTONIO — Damian Lillard scored a career-high 43 points, including 16 after regulation, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their second straight defeat in triple overtime by rallying for a 129-119 victory Friday night.
HONOLULU — Aaron Valdes scored 19 of his 23 in the first half and Roderick Bobbitt added 15 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and six assists to lead Hawaii to a 94-63 win over Chaminade at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Friday night.
DALLAS — Rajon Rondo wants another ring and another parade and knew it probably wasn’t happening anytime soon with the rebuilding Celtics.
EL PASO, Texas — Stanley Johnson scored 15 points to help No. 3 Arizona survive a scare in its first true road game of the season, pulling away late for a victory against UTEP.
Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here’s why:
INDIANAPOLIS — Oliver Luck is ready to embark on another rebuilding project.
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BOSTON — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Blake Bortles revived a stagnant offense. Jordan Todman provided some cushion with a big run. And Sen’Derrick Marks sealed the victory with the most rewarding sack of his career.
SAN DIEGO — Slugger Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers finalized a five-player trade Thursday night.