KAPA‘A — Kawaihau bats exploded early, including a 2-run in-the-park homerun by Judge Michael Soong, Saturday during the Kaua‘i Senior Softball games waged at the Bryan J. Baptiste Memorial Sports Park that shared sporting excitement with pick up tennis games, pickleball matches, a skateboard safety and basics clinic, and the filled skatepark.
HONOLULU – Las Vegas Raiders Quarterback Marcus Mariota and his Motiv8 Foundation are auctioning off his game-worn cleats from the week 13 game against the New York Jets as part of the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats 2020 campaign. The auction ends on Feb. 12, 2021, and all proceeds will benefit Hawaii Foodbank. Mariota will match the final donation amount to double the impact of the gift.
Kaua‘i professional surfer Bethany Hamilton’s recent challenge to herself to abstain from social media was more than pushing her latest venture of motivational speaking promoting “The Unstoppable Life” courses she telecasts virtually.
LIHU‘E — The Hawaii State Junior Golf Association (HSJGA) and First Tee – Hawaii have received a generous grant from United Services Automobile Association (USAA) to provide more opportunities to families with military affiliation through golf, and also play an important role in challenging racial equity issues around the country.
University of Hawai‘i men’s basketball players Junior Madut and Justin Webster were the only players to score in double figures, but the effort was enough to overhaul the University of California-Irvine 62-61 Saturday afternoon in an overtime thriller at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.