HONOKAA — Like some of her teammates, Kohala’s Denae Rivera spent much of the season leading up to Wednesday’s third inning mired in a slump.
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Kayed Rodrigues and Haaheo Chan are like two bighorn rams fighting for dominance across the Rocky Mountains, waiting to knock the other off, knowing there’s room for only one.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii football team will wrap up its monthlong spring practice sessions Saturday with a fan-friendly “Spring Fling” at UH’s Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex field.
Phelps having fun in his return to swimming
BOSTON — Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat the New York Yankees 5-1 Wednesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the dressing room after Brandon Dubinsky’s late goal forced overtime, Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno half-jokingly said he’d get the winner.
INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model.
HAVANA — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
CHICAGO — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
NEW YORK — As Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks get to kick off the NFL’s regular season by hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.
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.”
The University of Hawaii at Hilo fired a blistering 301 on Saturday to run away with the Pacific West Conference men’s golf championship.
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.