KEALAKEKUA — Hawaii Preparatory Academy is the defending Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II champion for a reason. Veteran coach Sharon Peterson’s ballclub knows how to play through self-induced miscues and butterflies in big matches.
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Athletes become local legends in the islands when they accrue a resume of fast times, race records and countless victories.
BIRC offers training program
University of Hawaii at Hilo director of soccer Lance Thompson has come to expect these types of efforts from his goalkeeper. Tyler Hoffman has become the constant.
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Coach Ruffin McNeill doesn’t care about impressing the committee that will decide if No. 18 East Carolina deserves a major bowl berth.
SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt.
DENVER -- With this much speed and acceleration, it’s no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
There is no shortage of questions entering the Big Island Interscholastic Federation football playoffs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over.
HONOLULU — Hoping to return to more glorious times, the University of Hawaii football team will wear its “retro” rainbow-trimmed green jerseys with plain white helmets Saturday for its homecoming game vs. Nevada.
PARIS — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.
SINGAPORE — Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance Wednesday, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16 years old.
Library benefit walk/run in Waikoloa
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.