Basketball has always been Jalen Carvalho’s passion, but his second sport fits in with his family’s motto: “In baseball as in life all of the important things happen at home.”
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If Waiakea senior Andi Igawa has a bad round of golf, by her gold standard, it’s still better than the rest of the field — a fashionable way to inch closer to her first Big Island Interscholastic Federation title.
Three Big Island standouts have earned spots on Team Aloha 2014 and will help represent Hawaii in the 17th annual Arizona Elite Spring Classic girls basketball tournament.
WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry.
The San Antonio Spurs, the model for stability and sustained success in the modern NBA, were still a shaken team when they showed up for training camp in October, less than four months after a devastating loss to Miami in the NBA Finals.
INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again.
After a good night’s rest, University of Hawaii at Hilo’s Kristen Sawada felt confident going into the final round of the 2014 Pacific West Conference Championship.
This 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.
Seniors Pono Giron-Arellano and Mark Edwards posted 13 and 12 kills, respectively, as Kohala swept its way into the playoffs, beating Pahoa25-17, 26-24, 25-12 on Monday night in Kapaau in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation volleyball play-in game.
Apolo Ohno is used to riding a bike in training.
HONOLULU — There has been a shortage of good news around the University of Hawaii athletic department these past few weeks, with the men’s volleyball team falling short of a league playoff berth and the baseball and softball teams struggling through conference slumps.
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BOSTON — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.
PITTSBURGH — Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates twice overcame deficits to beat the Reds 6-5 Monday night.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo fired a blistering 301 on Saturday to run away with the Pacific West Conference men’s golf championship.