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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii opposite Stijn van Tilburg dug the ball during the first set of today’s match against the Pepperdine Waves.

No. 4 UH sweeps Pepperdine for 11th straight win

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii opposite Stijn van Tilburg dug the ball during the first set of today’s match against the Pepperdine Waves.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 7:55 pm
Sophomore hitter Stijn van Tilburg put down 17 kills and No. 4 Hawaii won its 11th straight, sweeping No. 10 Pepperdine 25-22, 25-18, 28-26. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii’s Ethan Lopez hustled back to first base during a rundown in the first inning of today’s game against the San Francisco Dons. Lopez was tagged out by San Francisco first baseman James Kannenberg.

Unearned runs help UH baseball team beat San Francisco

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii’s Ethan Lopez hustled back to first base during a rundown in the first inning of today’s game against the San Francisco Dons. Lopez was tagged out by San Francisco first baseman James Kannenberg.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 5:03 pm
The University of Hawaii baseball team scored three unearned runs and then held on for a 3-2 victory over San Francisco today at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                former Buffalo Sabres player Andrew Peters, left, and Sabres players talk during an NHL hockey workout in Amherst, N.Y. Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl.

Former NHL enforcer suspended as youth coach following brawl

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                former Buffalo Sabres player Andrew Peters, left, and Sabres players talk during an NHL hockey workout in Amherst, N.Y. Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl.

Updated on  February 26, 2017 at 11:12 am
Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Rainbow Warriors celebrated teammate Noah Allen’s dunk in the first half against the Cal State Fullerton Titans.

Hawaii beats Cal State Fullerton in overtime to cap senior night

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Rainbow Warriors celebrated teammate Noah Allen’s dunk in the first half against the Cal State Fullerton Titans.

Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 10:01 pm
An offensively challenged 40 minutes gave way to an emphatic overtime period as Hawaii prevailed over Cal State Fullerton 64-58 on senior night tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read More
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                San Francisco catcher Dominic Miroglio stole second base as Hawaii’s Dustin Demeter awaited the throw during the second inning today at Les Murakami Stadium.

Rainbow baseball team holds off San Francisco

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                San Francisco catcher Dominic Miroglio stole second base as Hawaii’s Dustin Demeter awaited the throw during the second inning today at Les Murakami Stadium.

Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 5:10 pm
The University of Hawaii baseball team held off a late San Francisco threat for a 3-2 victory today at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More

Harris leads Rainbow Wahine past Cal State Fullerton

Hawaii senior Briana Harris hit four 3-pointers in a 20-point performance and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team completed a sweep of its final regular-season road trip with a 55-45 win at Cal State Fullerton today in Fullerton, Calif. Read More
Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 7:06 pm
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mack Beggs, right, a transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity competed in a quarterfinal against Mya Engert of Amarillo Tascosa during the state wrestling tournament Friday in Cypress, Texas.

Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mack Beggs, right, a transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity competed in a quarterfinal against Mya Engert of Amarillo Tascosa during the state wrestling tournament Friday in Cypress, Texas.

Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 3:36 pm
A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season today by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title. Read More
 
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii opposite Stijn van Tilburg puts down a kill against Pepperdine outside hitter Alex Harthaller during the third set.

No. 4 Hawaii sweeps No. 10 Pepperdine

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii opposite Stijn van Tilburg puts down a kill against Pepperdine outside hitter Alex Harthaller during the third set.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 10:34 pm
Sophomore opposite Stijn van Tilburg put down 15 kills with just one error and No. 4 Hawaii swept No. 10 Pepperdine, 25-21, 25-19, 25-11 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read More
 
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii pitcher Dominic DeMiero worked against San Francisco during the first inning.

Rainbows fall in 11 innings again

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Hawaii pitcher Dominic DeMiero worked against San Francisco during the first inning.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 10:24 pm
The University of Hawaii baseball team lost a game — 3-1 to San Francisco — and its cool tonight at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mack Beggs, top, a transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity competed in a quarterfinal against Mya Engert of Amarillo Tascosa during the state wrestling tournament today in Cypress, Texas.

Transgender boy wins first 2 matches of girls tournament

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mack Beggs, top, a transgender wrestler from Euless Trinity competed in a quarterfinal against Mya Engert of Amarillo Tascosa during the state wrestling tournament today in Cypress, Texas.
Mack Beggs won two matches at the Texas state championships today. But the larger conflict — over whether a 17-year-old transgender boy should be wrestling girls — remained unsettled. Read More

San Francisco beats Hawaii in 11 innings

San Francisco scored two runs in the top of the 11th innng for a 3-1 baseball victory over Hawaii tonight at Les Murakami Stadium. Read More

Leah Salanoa pours in 20 as Wahine cruise past UC Irvine

Hawaii sophomore Leah Salanoa hit a career-high six 3-pointers and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak with a 73-60 Big West win over UC Irvine today in Irvine, Calif. Read More
Updated on  February 23, 2017 at 7:26 pm
ASSOCIATED PRESS / NOV. 10
                                Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, joked with teammates Kevin Durant, left, and Klay Thompson.

Star-studded Warriors continue to build chemistry

ASSOCIATED PRESS / NOV. 10
                                Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, joked with teammates Kevin Durant, left, and Klay Thompson.
Zaza Pachulia holds his own during competitive games of poker on the airplane alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson — they call it the “Good Guys Table.” Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mississippi NCAA college head football coach Hugh freeze speaking during a news conference at the Manning Center in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi’s football team will not play in the postseason next year.

Mississippi self-imposes 1-year football postseason ban

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Mississippi NCAA college head football coach Hugh freeze speaking during a news conference at the Manning Center in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi’s football team will not play in the postseason next year.
Mississippi’s football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Euless Trinity’s Mack Beggs, left, wrestles Grand Prairie’s Kailyn Clay during the finals of the UIL Region 2-6A wrestling tournament at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Beggs, who is transgender, is transitioning from female to male, won the girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.

Transgender wrestler’s state bid spotlights Texas policy

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Euless Trinity’s Mack Beggs, left, wrestles Grand Prairie’s Kailyn Clay during the finals of the UIL Region 2-6A wrestling tournament at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Beggs, who is transgender, is transitioning from female to male, won the girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.
A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson.

Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Former Los Angeles Lakers star Magic Johnson.
The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise’s front office. Read More

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