Trio Of UH-Manoa water polo players earn All-America status
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced its Division I All-Americans on Thursday, and for the second straight year, three University of Hawai’i women’s water polo players gained recognition.
Local Sports in Brief for June 2
KTA senior golf tourney on tap
Yamauchi scoops ABCA/Rawlings West All-Region Team honors
GREENSBORO, North Carolina – UH-Hilo shortstop Casey Yamauchi was named to the 2023 American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division II West All-Region Second Team as announced Wednesday morning.
Hilo Trollers announces fishing tournaments for 2023
Hilo Trollers will hold its first offshore fishing Tournament of the 2023 season on Sunday June 11th, weather permitting.
Mountain West announces football TV package
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West announced its 47-game national television package Wednesday for the 2023 football season.
UH-Hilo finishes seventh in Bob Hogue Commissioner’s Cup
Coming off of a strong Spring season, Azusa Pacific zoomed to the top of the Pacific West Conference Commissioner’s Cup standings, capturing the title for the third straight time.
Patience pays off for UH-Hilo female scholar-athlete recipient
Not many collegiate student-athletes come across the opportunity to play six seasons of competition, and for those who do, it usually comes along with heavy baggage of hardship and setbacks.
Rainbow wahine sailors place 14th at national semifinals
KINGS POINT, N.Y. – The University of Hawai’i at Manoa women’s sailing team concluded its 2022-23 campaign by placing No. 14 in the ICSA National Semifinals on Wednesday.
Three UH-Hilo golfers named to academic all-district team
UH-Hilo golfers Nicholas Gomez, Kailey Oki and Noah Lau were named to the 2022-23 At-Large Academic All-District Team as selected and announced by College Sports Communicators Tuesday morning.
Favelas fueled UH-Hilo’s nation-leading double-plays
It’s been a month since the UH-Hilo softball team wrapped up its 2023 season with a home sweep of HPU, marking the last time Vulcans second baseman Trinity Favela stepped onto a softball field as a collegiate athlete.
Angelos confirmed as UH Manoa athletic director
HONOLULU — Craig Angelos is the new University of Hawaii at Manoa athletics director, effective June 5.
Mohr, Turban, and Antolin set for NCAA Championship 1st round
HONOLULU — The University of Hawai’i track and field team received word on Thursday that three of its athletes will compete in the NCAA Championships First Round, hosted by Sacramento State University at Hornet Stadium.
Six Vulcans named to Academic All-District Team
GREENWOOD, Indiana — University of Hawai‘i at Hilo softball players Malia Risdall, Brandee Chinen and Alexis Lacy and baseball players Ryan Cho, Casey Yamauchi and James Yamasaki were named to the 2023 Academic All-District Team as selected and announced by College Sports Communicators.
Sports in brief for May 17
UH-Hilo continues apparel partnership with Under Armour
UH-Hilo men’s golf postseason concludes
ROHNERT PARK, Calif. – The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s golf team shot nine-over at a 297 total on the final day for a No. 19 finish in the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional at the Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park, California.
Craig Angelos recommended for athletic director at UH
HONOLULU — After a comprehensive national search, University of Hawaii President David Lassner has recommended Craig Angelos to be the next UH Manoa athletics director.
More UH-Hilo athletes receive awards
GREENWOOD, Indianapolis – Joshua Liu, Luca Matheiowetz, Julia Barden and Casydee De Mattos were named to the 2022-23 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Academic All-District Teams — which were announced Tuesday morning by College Sports Communicators.
UFC Gym BJ Penn holds open house
Over the weekend, a large crowd assembled in Hilo to witness in the inauguration and traditional Hawaiian blessing of BJ Penn’s latest UFC Gym. The gym, occupying 20,000 square feet and with an estimated cost of over $7 million, showcases cutting-edge gym equipment, free weights, a dedicated Jiu-jitsu training zone, an MMA ring and even a cryotherapy chamber. BJ Penn, a native of Hilo — and a highly respected 5th-degree Jiu-jitsu black belt and a former professional mixed martial artist — put on a Jiu-jitsu display shortly after the gym’s doors opened.
Saludares, Kuali‘i earn PacWest honors
Kiersten Saludares of the UH-Hilo women’s golf team was named Pacific West Conference Freshman of the Year.
Yagi camp registration open
HILO – The Jimmy Yagi Vulcan Basketball Camp returns for another year, set for July 17–20 at Pana’ewa Park Gym.