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COURTESY ALOHA STADIUM
                                Aloha Stadium is being sandblasted and patched in preparation for its 43rd football season.

Stadium’s preventive maintenance costs climb

COURTESY ALOHA STADIUM
                                Aloha Stadium is being sandblasted and patched in preparation for its 43rd football season.
As if they were intent upon not revealing their age spots, portions of Aloha Stadium are concealed behind white, tent-like shrouds these days. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                Brandon Thomas put up 12.9 points per game on 41.1 percent 3-point shooting and 82.9 percent free-throw shooting his freshman season at Riverside City College, which went 23-9 in 2016-17. Thomas, who has three years of eligibility remaining as an academic qualifier, represents one of three open scholarships UH had following the spring signing period.

Another Thomas will join Hawaii basketball team

UH ATHLETICS
                                Brandon Thomas put up 12.9 points per game on 41.1 percent 3-point shooting and 82.9 percent free-throw shooting his freshman season at Riverside City College, which went 23-9 in 2016-17. Thomas, who has three years of eligibility remaining as an academic qualifier, represents one of three open scholarships UH had following the spring signing period.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 11:28 pm
Brandon Thomas never thought it would happen again. After all, there were a full three years between himself and his older brother, Mike. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ FEB. 24
                                Coach Nick Rolovich praised Jamie Tago’s football skills while emphasizing that suspended players deserve opportunities of redemption. But Rolovich said Tago’s “second chance” will have to be at another university.

Tago’s second chance doesn’t work out

CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ FEB. 24
                                Coach Nick Rolovich praised Jamie Tago’s football skills while emphasizing that suspended players deserve opportunities of redemption. But Rolovich said Tago’s “second chance” will have to be at another university.

Updated on  May 27, 2017 at 12:41 pm
A top defensive prospect will not play for the University of Hawaii football team this coming season, coach Nick Rolovich confirmed to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii outfielder Alex Fitchett at bat during the fourth inning of Friday’s game.

’Bows battle back to beat Gauchos

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii outfielder Alex Fitchett at bat during the fourth inning of Friday’s game.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 11:19 pm
Demonstrating some Friday night fight, the University of Hawaii baseball team overcame injury and a two-run deficit to surge to a 3-2 victory over UC Santa Barbara at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                Lily Lowe was the fourth highest finisher among freshmen in the event.

UH’s Lowe ties for 16th in high jump

UH ATHLETICS
                                Lily Lowe was the fourth highest finisher among freshmen in the event.
University of Hawaii freshman Lily Lowe tied for 16th in the high jump at the NCAA outdoor track and field West preliminary competition on Friday in Austin, Texas. Read More
For the second consecutive year, the Pro Bowl will not be held at Aloha Stadium.

Aloha Stadium reviews security procedures

For the second consecutive year, the Pro Bowl will not be held at Aloha Stadium.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 12:19 am
Aloha Stadium officials said they are re-examining security plans in the wake of the Manchester concert bombing and other terrorist attacks. Read More
 
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                UC Santa Barbara first baseman Austin Bush hit two home runs at Les Murakami Stadium on Thursday.

Santa Barbara’s Bush blasts Rainbow Warriors

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                UC Santa Barbara first baseman Austin Bush hit two home runs at Les Murakami Stadium on Thursday.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 11:00 pm
First baseman Austin Bush smacked two nose-bleed-inducing home runs to power UC Santa Barbara to a 7-2 baseball victory over Hawaii on Thursday night. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / 2013
                                Rich Miano is famous for walking on at UH from Kaiser High and then starring in college and enjoying an 11-year NFL career. But even he has mixed feelings about what does and doesn’t help local student-athletes as he prepares to run the GPA College Showcase camp June 7 and 8 at Saint Louis and whether they should stay or go if they have the chance.

Miano’s camp helps feed football’s popularity

BRUCE ASATO / 2013
                                Rich Miano is famous for walking on at UH from Kaiser High and then starring in college and enjoying an 11-year NFL career. But even he has mixed feelings about what does and doesn’t help local student-athletes as he prepares to run the GPA College Showcase camp June 7 and 8 at Saint Louis and whether they should stay or go if they have the chance.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 10:55 pm
For the University of Hawaii, spring football practice ended more than two months ago. But recruiting never ends, and with summer around the corner that means camps. Read More
 
STEVE COLQUITT / GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS
                                Hawai’i’s Petra Melounova during the NCAA Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga., on Thursday.

UH’s Melounova falls in NCAA second round

STEVE COLQUITT / GEORGIA SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS
                                Hawai’i’s Petra Melounova during the NCAA Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga., on Thursday.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 10:54 pm
University of Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova’s season ended with a loss to LSU senior Joana Valle Costa in the second round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Singles Championship today in Athens, Ga. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                UH fresmen Alexis Brenzil was in eighth place after her first throw of 150 feet, 10 inches. Her next two attempts covered 137-5 and 142-5. But with the top 16 seeds yet to throw, Brenzil’s mark slipped out of the top 20.

UH’s Brenzil places 22nd in javelin

UH ATHLETICS
                                UH fresmen Alexis Brenzil was in eighth place after her first throw of 150 feet, 10 inches. Her next two attempts covered 137-5 and 142-5. But with the top 16 seeds yet to throw, Brenzil’s mark slipped out of the top 20.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 10:58 pm
University of Hawaii freshman Alexis Brenzil finished 22nd in the javelin and sophomore Karen Bulger came in 46th at the NCAA outdoor track and field West preliminary competition on Thursday in Austin, Texas. Read More
PHOTOS BY JAMM AQUINO AND ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Football coach Nick Rolovich, right, who is contracted to make $450,000 this season, and men’s basketball coach Eran Ganot, whose contract calls for in excess of $300,000 a year, hold the two most lucrative coaches’ contracts at Manoa.

UH Regents want to ensure salaries don’t go out of bounds

PHOTOS BY JAMM AQUINO AND ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Football coach Nick Rolovich, right, who is contracted to make $450,000 this season, and men’s basketball coach Eran Ganot, whose contract calls for in excess of $300,000 a year, hold the two most lucrative coaches’ contracts at Manoa.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 11:01 pm
Going on six seasons after he last coached a football game at the University of Hawaii, Greg McMackin is still a central figure in school policy. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Kaci Masuda is one of four golfers returning to play for the Wahine in the fall.

Wahine golf heads in a new course of direction

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Kaci Masuda is one of four golfers returning to play for the Wahine in the fall.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 10:29 pm
With the retirement of Lori Castillo and advancement of seniors Izzy Leung, Daezsa Tomas, Raquel Ek and Kelli-Anne Katsuda it will be a new course for the University of Hawaii. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                UH freshman Petra Melounova, the second UH player to qualify for the event, became the first Rainbow Wahine to win a match in the NCAA tournament.

UH’s Melounova advances in NCAA tennis tournament

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                UH freshman Petra Melounova, the second UH player to qualify for the event, became the first Rainbow Wahine to win a match in the NCAA tournament.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 10:17 pm
University of Hawaii freshman Petra Melounova advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Singles Championship with a 7-6 (5), 6-3 win over Texas A&M senior Rachel Pierson on Wednesday in Athens, Ga. Read More
COURTESY KALEI GREELEY
                                Kade, left, and Karson Greeley will join their sister, Kalei, at UH and will play football this fall.

Third one’s a charm: Another Greeley to play for UH

COURTESY KALEI GREELEY
                                Kade, left, and Karson Greeley will join their sister, Kalei, at UH and will play football this fall.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 6:48 pm
Following a family tradition, a California high school quarterback will be joining the University of Hawaii football team this summer. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee works out at United MMA in Waipio, Feb. 28.

Lee defends ONE world title Friday

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee works out at United MMA in Waipio, Feb. 28.

Updated on  May 25, 2017 at 12:16 pm
Mililani alumna Angela Lee will make the second defense of her ONE atomweight world title in the headline bout of ONE Championship’s Dynasty of Heroes event on Friday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The Aloha Golf Challenge opens Saturday at Maui Lani.

Aloha Golf Challenge set

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The Aloha Golf Challenge opens Saturday at Maui Lani.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 10:29 pm
Seniors get their shot at a golf skills competition when the Aloha Golf Challenge opens Saturday at Maui Lani. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Due to a lack of trained field officials, the football schedule making the final rounds of OIA athletic directors includes some games to be played earlier in the week than the traditional Friday and Saturday.

Small pool of field officials creates need for training

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Due to a lack of trained field officials, the football schedule making the final rounds of OIA athletic directors includes some games to be played earlier in the week than the traditional Friday and Saturday.

Updated on  May 24, 2017 at 3:38 pm
If we go by the number of state championships in the highest divisions of each Hawaii high school sport, the Interscholastic League of Honolulu was dominant in the 2016-17 school year. Read More
COURTESY PHOTOS
                                From left to right, Lily Lowe, Karen Bulger, and Alexis Brenzil. These three UH athletes are headed to the preliminary round of the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships.

3 UH athletes earn berths in the NCAA Track and Field Championships

COURTESY PHOTOS
                                From left to right, Lily Lowe, Karen Bulger, and Alexis Brenzil. These three UH athletes are headed to the preliminary round of the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 10:36 pm
The progression of University of Hawaii sophomore Karen Bulger and freshmen Alexis Brenzil and Lily Lowe this season sent them to the preliminary round of the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016
                                “This is one of my favorite groups I’ve ever coached. It’s a special group of players. I know they’ll finish up with the same passion and toughness they’ve had all year,” said Hawaii baseball coach Mike Trapasso.

Trapasso looks to shake off ‘mini funk’

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016
                                “This is one of my favorite groups I’ve ever coached. It’s a special group of players. I know they’ll finish up with the same passion and toughness they’ve had all year,” said Hawaii baseball coach Mike Trapasso.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 10:13 pm
This year’s seniors helped ensure the ’Bows’ first winning season since 2012, their final year in the Western Athletic Conference. The ’Bows have lost five in a row, or what Trapasso termed as a “mini funk.” Four of those losses had one-run margins. Read More

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