Inouye leads SKA at state meet

Chloe Inouye, 11, grabbed the title of state champion in the 50 breaststroke during the Hawaii Age Group Long Course Championship that wrapped up Sunday at the Veterans Aquatic Memorial Center in Waipahu, Oahu.

Warriors win 2 in youth hoops action

KALAHEO — The Lihue Warriors took both of its games, and the Hotshots dropped a pair Thursday night during the youth basketball summer league matches at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Hamilton back in Women’s CT

LEMOORE, Calif. — The World Surf League announced Thursday surfer Bethany Hamilton will rejoin the lineup against the world’s best female surfers at the inaugural Surf Ranch Pro presented by Hurley, Stop No. 8 of the Women’s Championship Tour (CT) on Sept. 6-9 in Lemoore, Calif.

UH’s Ursua named to preseason watch list

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — University of Hawaii junior John Ursua has been named to the 2018 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List as announced by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. The award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football.

High school coaches honored posthumously at ESPYs

Unfortunately, I was not able to watch Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards. But it’s one of those things I look up because its winners are awarded based on fan votes. It’s not determined by some selection committee, media members or something like that. Winners are voted for by the millions of people that watched their rise in 2018, and perhaps were even inspired by them.

Westside Blue edges Kaulupono in hoops action

KALAHEO — Liana Hasegawa of the Westside Blue tucked in six second-half points to push the seventh grade girls team to a 30-23 edge over the Kaulupono seventh graders Tuesday night during the youth basketball summer league series at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Kauai boys win Albion Cup in San Diego

A couple of young footballers from Kauai claimed a trophy on the Mainland. Jacob Grossman and Javin Hennessy, who both play for local youth soccer club Keahi SC, joined neighbor island club Maui United for the Albion Cup National Showcase in San Diego, Calif.