Two years removed from a winless season, Hilo defeated Kealakehe 21-10 in last year’s Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division I title game and walked away from Wong Stadium with its first championship in a decade.
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Hawaii Preparatory Academy pushed three-time defending Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II champion Konawaena (2-1 BIIF, 3-1 overall) to the brink in last season’s title game, but Ka Makani could not wrestle the crown away from the Wildcats.
HONOLULU – A University of Hawaii football victory at Colorado on Saturday would not just be uplifting; it would be historic.
The second week of the NFL season was downright diabolical to fantasy owners who saw a wave of injuries and suspensions gut their rosters.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels spent an hour after their shutout victory over Seattle waiting in the clubhouse, their eyes glued to televisions while the Oakland Athletics blew a ninth-inning lead.
UH-Hilo volleyball home opener
The NFL’s tumult deepened Wednesday with the arrest of Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer on suspicion of domestic violence, hours after two other players, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy, were placed on indefinite leave by their teams.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State’s showdown against Clemson Saturday after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women — the latest embarrassment in a growing list of poor decisions off the field.
KEAAU — Kamehameha can count on Kaiulani Ahuna to put on a highlight-reel performance, but it was a junior who stole the show, even though she doesn’t hit the ball, on Senior Night against unbeaten Hilo.
In their Big Island Interscholastic Federation volleyball days, Maxine Block and Toni Beck faced each other on opposite sides of the net for years.
BALTIMORE — The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
PARIS — Real Madrid started the defense of its Champions League crown with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Basel on Tuesday, while Liverpool celebrated its return to Europe’s top club competition with a dramatic 2-1 win against Bulgarian side Ludogorets.
The NFL has more than 1,600 players. And if we looked at everything objectively, we’d find that Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson are seriously outnumbered by a lot of good people in the sport.
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.