Pro Bowl is back to Sunday in '08
The Pro Bowl returns to its traditional Sunday in 2008, after it was played on a Saturday this year for the first time in its 28-year run at Aloha Stadium.
The NFL all-star game is slated for Sunday, Feb. 10, a week after Super Bowl XLII.
Top-ranked Seasiders take tennis title
Top-ranked BYU-Hawaii beat 20th-ranked HPU 6-0 to win the Pacific West Conference championship at Laie.
Seasiders Jing Jing Liu and Dori Magas won at first and second singles, respectively, by scores of 6-1, 6-1.
>>>The 34th-ranked UH-Hilo women's tennis team defeated Grand Canyon 8-0.
The Vulcans dropped only two total games in the five singles matches that were completed.
Wahine close season with sweep
The fourth-ranked Rainbow Wahine women's water polo team closed the regular season with two non-conference wins in Riverside, Calif.
In game one, Hawaii defeated Hartwick 9-5 to snap the Hawks' 14-game win streak. Game two saw Hawaii fall behind California Baptist deep into the third quarter before pulling out the 7-5 victory.
HPU falls to Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon beat Hawaii Pacific in a baseball doubleheader, 5-4 in the opener and 14-9 in the nightcap.
Tripper Chung went a combined 5-for-8 with four runs batted in during the two games for the Sea Warriors (20-23).
HPU, Hilo split softball twinbill
The top two softball teams in the PacWest Conference split a doubleheader last night at Central Oahu Regional Park as Hawaii-Hilo took the first game 12-6 and HPU bounced back with a 1-0 victory in the second.
The 22nd ranked Sea Warriors (26-10) were led in the second game by Jessica Adolph who, in her first pitching appearance of the year, allowed two hits and shut out the Vulcans in the complete-game effort.
No. 15 Hilo rallied to overcome a 5-2 deficit early in the first game.
While both teams represent the PacWest, these games did not count toward conference standings. Today's doubleheader will.
» BYU-Hawaii (17-24, 7-9 PacWest) defeated Chaminade 6-0 and 9-7 to take a doubleheader in Laie.
The Seasiders got four hits apiece from Leslie Fester and Holly Bjork while smacking a total of 25 hits over the two games.
BYU-Hawaii hands out awards
BYU-Hawaii women's tennis player Jing Jing Liu and men's tennis player Dillon Porter were honored as Seasider Athletes of the Year.
Liu was named a first-team All-American for the third consecutive season while Porter won the West Region Arthur Ashe Award, which acknowledges the player who showed the most sportsmanship and leadership.
Eric Boyce and Latoya Wily were named the Most Valuable Players for the men's and women's basketball teams.
Hawaii's Murray places fourth
Hawaii thrower Novelle Murray finished fourth in the hammer throw at the Mount SAC Relays at Hilmer Lodge Stadium yesterday.
The senior from British Columbia beat the NCAA regional standard for the second time this season with a throw of 180-4 (54.98m).
Quarterback Club names speakers
Jim Becker, a retired columnist from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, will speak at the Honolulu Quarterback Club about his memories of Jackie Robinson's historic baseball career as well as his time as a baseball player for the Honolulu Bears.
Other speakers include Hawaii women's tennis coach Jun Hernandez and Hawaii Pacific student Joe Broc, who plans to talk about his inspiring life as an accomplished physically challenged athlete.