‘Bows ready for critical conference showdown

HONOLULU — The University of Hawai’i men’s basketball team was unable to take advantage of the opportunity to split the series with the top team in the Big West Conference, the University of Santa Barbara, in back-to-back losses last Friday and Saturday.

Kawaihau, Rookies hang on to senior lead

LIHU‘E — Kawaihau ran over Da Kruzers, 14-2 to take a 6-0 lead in the standings of the Kaua‘i Senior Softball League following its match up at the Wailua Houselots field Saturday.

‘Bows men lose in OT Saturday

The University of Hawai‘i men’s basketball team dropped back-to-back Big West Conference games to the University of Santa Barbara Friday and Saturday afternoon at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Youth basketball league kicks off 8-week schedule

KAPA‘A — Hundreds of youngsters and their families flowed through the outdoor basketball court area Saturday when the Eastside Basketball League opened its eight-week run at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a.

‘Bows get ready for Gauchos

MANOA — Hawai‘i men’s basketball coach Eran Ganot has acknowledged all season it would take a time to solidify his team’s rotation.

UH Wahine prepare for series with Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The University of Hawai‘i women’s basketball team has established two go-to offensive players who have contributed significant numbers in the heart of the team’s Big West Conference schedule.

Kawaihau, Rookies lead senior softball

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.

Mariota’s foundation auctioning off custom cleats

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.

‘Bows get 2 shots at league-leader UCSB

The University of Hawai‘i men’s basketball team accelerated their climb up the Big West Conference standings by completing a sweep of Cal Poly Saturday afternoon at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Great Aloha Run kicks off on Feb. 8

HONOLULU — There’s still time to sign up for the 37th Annual Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run (GAR). To protect the health and safety of runners and the community, this year’s race will be a virtual event.