KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena is not resistant to a little change.
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HONOLULU — Hawaii won’t quibble. It will take its first victory with no complaints.
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight.
KEAAU — Hawaii Preparatory Academy isn’t the power-running football team from a year ago, but Koa Ellis still finds a way to produce yards with his passing and running skills.
This has been the NFL’s worst week.
It was only the third match of the season, and a nonconference one at that. But with the University of Hawaii at Hilo trailing at halftime Saturday, director of soccer Lance Thomson stressed its importance.
BOSTON — Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 on Saturday — the Eagles’ first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.
NEW YORK — Frank Torre, the World Series star who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82.
KEAAU — Kamehameha’s offensive line gave senior quarterback Micah Kanehailua time to throw, and he put on an efficient aerial show, gunning for nearly 400 yards and firing five touchdowns with no interceptions.
HONOKAA — Hilo head coach David Baldwin said his team is not talking to the media this season to concentrate solely on football, but Friday the Vikings made a statement with their play that will be heard loud and clear around the Big Island Interscholastic Federation.
For years, Ka‘u was on the wrong end of many lopsided Big Island Interscholastic Federation football scores.
The University of Hawaii welcomed back an extra pair of hands Friday night. But through three close sets, Karsta Lowe’s hands mattered most.
MINNEAPOLIS — Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for this weekend’s game against New England.
NEW YORK — Hours after the players’ union voted Friday to accept an NFL proposal on drug policy changes that included HGH testing, the league says it is not a done deal.
BALTIMORE — Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday following a positive test for an amphetamine, a punishment that will extend into the postseason and perhaps 2015.