Sunday, November 29, 2015         


Warriors hang on for win, celebrate successes despite losing season

By Stephen Tsai
In the afterglow of Saturday’s season-ending 28-26 victory over Louisiana-Monroe, the University of Hawaii football team raised a toast to:

Hawaii ends its season with a win and renewed excitement

By Brian McInnis
Joy was tangible on the Aloha Stadium field as Hawaii at last ended its nine-game losing streak and went into the offseason a winner. But in the moments after UH’s 28-26 victory over Louisiana Monroe on Saturday night and ensuing sendoff for the team’s seniors, there was perhaps more enthusiasm for what is to come.

Warhawks worse than Warriors

By Billy Hull
It turns out Nick Rolovich might not have the toughest turnaround job in college football. That honor could belong to whoever is the next guy in charge at Louisiana-Monroe, which like the Rainbow Warriors, played under an interim coach Saturday night.

UH to open in Sydney

By Jason Kaneshiro
UH to open in Sydney • Harris goes over 1,000 • Clarke’s start streak hits 50 • Novoa kicks in relief • Senior night streak survives

Waiting Wahine hope for NCAA top-16 seed

By Cindy Luis
Hope for the best, prepare for the usual. The best for Hawaii, ranked No. 8 in the AVCA Coaches Top 25, would be staying home this week and hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA volleyball tournament at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Red Raiders surge past Rainbows

By Nicholas Talbot / Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 29, 2015
Zach Smith caught the lob from Texas Tech point guard Keenan Evans and slammed it down with a little more than a minute remaining. Hawaii had lost its defensive presence in transition, its ability to keep the Red Raiders off the free-throw line — and more than anything it lost its “composure.”

Turnovers prove costly in Hawaii’s loss to Arizona

By Cindy Luis
More questions than answers. That in itself may be the answer to Hawaii’s struggles early this basketball season. There are questions about the ball-handling, questions about free-throw shooting and, perhaps the most frustrating, questions about the continuing turnover problems.

Kino posts big score in Vans World Cup

By Lance Arinaga / Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 29, 2015
Sunset Beach is known for having some of the most challenging waves in the world, and those with experience at the break have an enormous advantage over other competitors. On opening day of the Vans World Cup of Surfing, it was a mixed bag of locals and internationals with the edge.

‘Iolani's Bailey Choy is setting the bar high

By Nick Abramo
Most years, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s All-State Player of the Year comes from the state championship team. Not so this time. ‘Iolani senior Bailey Choy, a setter who led the Raiders to a remarkable season that fell three points short of the state title, is the girls volleyball player of the year. She narrowly beat out Kamehameha junior outside hitter Kayla Afoa.
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