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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
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dave Shoji smiled as he went to his table during his retirement celebration held at the Stan Sheriff Center on Sunday.

Revered and beloved, Shoji was a gift to us all

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dave Shoji smiled as he went to his table during his retirement celebration held at the Stan Sheriff Center on Sunday.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 8:26 pm
When you do this job, sure, sometimes you root for teams or players. Sometimes it’s privately, sometimes you don’t care if the world knows. Read More
PHOTOS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Conor McGregor has come to an agreement with UFC that has moved a proposed fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. closer to reality. “To make it fair, they should alternate rounds of strict boxing and MMA rules,” writes Dave Reardon.

A McGregor-Mayweather bout will sucker us in again

PHOTOS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Conor McGregor has come to an agreement with UFC that has moved a proposed fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. closer to reality. “To make it fair, they should alternate rounds of strict boxing and MMA rules,” writes Dave Reardon.

Updated on  May 18, 2017 at 9:57 pm
So, Dana White says the McGregor side of negotiations for a Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight is completed. Read More

Coach strives to be the best in memory of his son

It would have been so easy for Greg Lum Ho to just give up. No one would have blamed him, no one would have thought any less of him. How could they? Read More
Updated on  May 17, 2017 at 2:41 pm
THE CANADIAN PRESS VIA AP
                                Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket past Toronto Raptors during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Toronto on Friday.

Even while at rest, LeBron can show that he’s the best

THE CANADIAN PRESS VIA AP
                                Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket past Toronto Raptors during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Toronto on Friday.

Updated on  May 11, 2017 at 9:31 pm
You know how they say you’ve got to see hockey live to really appreciate it? Same goes for LeBron James. But for different reasons. Read More

Young UH squad showing strong foundation and hope for future

Forget the Titans. Perhaps easier said than done for the University of Hawaii baseball team. It lost a frustrating series finale to Cal State Fullerton 6-2 on Sunday at Les Murakami Stadium after UH had knotted the three-game set the night before. Read More
 
COURTESY BYUH ATHLETICS 
                                BYUH seniors Corallee Alexander, Alexa Barrett, Makaela Williamson and Meghan Wantz played their last softball game on the home field at BYUH.

BYUH sports comes to an end on its home field

COURTESY BYUH ATHLETICS 
                                BYUH seniors Corallee Alexander, Alexa Barrett, Makaela Williamson and Meghan Wantz played their last softball game on the home field at BYUH.

Updated on  May 7, 2017 at 5:38 pm
The paper cups in the chain-link fence spelled out abbreviated names. Read More

Eventually, UH will end its NFL Draft drought

It’s pretty hard to find a positive from the University of Hawaii football team being shut out in the NFL Draft. Read More
Updated on  April 30, 2017 at 10:14 pm
 
DENNIS ODA / APRIL 15
                                Hawaii sweeps Pepperdine 25-23, 20, 15 in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball quarterfinal playoff game at the Stan Sheriff Center.

There’s hope UH’s national title drought will end soon

DENNIS ODA / APRIL 15
                                Hawaii sweeps Pepperdine 25-23, 20, 15 in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball quarterfinal playoff game at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Updated on  April 29, 2017 at 10:45 pm
It’s been a long dry spell, but the University of Hawaii is going to win another sports national championship. Read More
ESPN
                                Neil Everett spent 15 years in Hawaii and worked for three TV stations before joining ESPN.

Everett feels he’s living blessed life at ESPN

ESPN
                                Neil Everett spent 15 years in Hawaii and worked for three TV stations before joining ESPN.

Updated on  April 28, 2017 at 1:36 am
First, the answer to the question many in Hawaii want addressed in the wake of ESPN’s layoffs. Read More
VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Larry Tuileta (#14) bumps the ball Long Beach State during their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mens Volleyball Tournament finals match on Saturday.

Tuileta finds his way back for a second chance

VICTOR POSADAS / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Larry Tuileta (#14) bumps the ball Long Beach State during their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mens Volleyball Tournament finals match on Saturday.

Updated on  April 25, 2017 at 10:41 pm
Larry “Tui” Tuileta is the perfect person to ask. Why doesn’t men’s college volleyball get at least a little bit more attention nationally — especially compared to other sports … like, well … how about football? Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Neil Uskali delivered a pitch on Sunday.

Resilience bolsters ’Bows’ successes

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Neil Uskali delivered a pitch on Sunday.

Updated on  April 24, 2017 at 5:07 pm
UC Davis appeared to have all the cards going into Sunday’s series finale at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More
JAMM AQUINO / 2015
                                High school football players performed drills during a Nike football combine at Aloha Stadium.

High school recruiting here to stay in Hawaii

JAMM AQUINO / 2015
                                High school football players performed drills during a Nike football combine at Aloha Stadium.

Updated on  April 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm
How do you define recruiting in high school sports? How do you enforce against it? Read More

Trapasso might pen 32nd version of lineup

Mike Trapasso finally posted a batting order he had used previously this season — last week, more than 30 games into the schedule. Read More
Updated on  April 20, 2017 at 11:49 pm

Neutral site takes away BYU’s edge against UH

In the 58 times they have met to play men’s volleyball, Brigham Young has beaten Hawaii 40 times. And that includes the past two encounters, which were a month ago. Read More
Updated on  April 19, 2017 at 10:42 pm

ILH still searching for solution to fair play

Kamehameha, Punahou and Saint Louis see the nonsense in just knocking each other around over and over again. Read More
Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 11:09 pm
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Cristie Kerr at the 18th tee during the final round of the LPGA 2017 LOTTE Championship at Ko Olina on Saturday.

Kerr finishes the chase 3 strokes ahead of competition

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Cristie Kerr at the 18th tee during the final round of the LPGA 2017 LOTTE Championship at Ko Olina on Saturday.

Updated on  April 16, 2017 at 12:45 am
The chase was on, indeed. And in some ways, it seemed like Cristie Kerr led that fourth round all the way from start to finish. Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alena Sharp scanned the fairway before teeing off on the first hole on Friday.

Sharp hopes to stay sharp as she seeks her first title

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alena Sharp scanned the fairway before teeing off on the first hole on Friday.

Updated on  April 14, 2017 at 11:36 pm
As the first drops fell around 4:30 p.m. at Ko Olina Golf Club, the umbrellas came out, yet again. And Cristie Kerr promptly birdied No. 18 to put the cap on a spectacular 62. (Really, though, what other kind of 62 is there?) Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 3-under 69 in the first round of the Lotte Championship on Wednesday.

Thai golfer making a big name for herself

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 3-under 69 in the first round of the Lotte Championship on Wednesday.

Updated on  April 13, 2017 at 11:23 pm
Ariya Jutanugarn isn’t just a long name. It’s become a big name in the world of women’s golf. Read More

Politics not in play for golfer from China

At times it seems like women’s golf is dominated by South Koreans. That perception is amplified annually here at Ko Olina Golf Club, which hosts the LPGA’s Lotte Championship. Read More
Updated on  April 13, 2017 at 4:53 pm

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