Frontier League honors Sagara
Brendan Sagara, a former University of Hawaii-Hilo pitcher, has been named the Frontier League's Coach of the Year.
Sagara is the pitching coach of the independent league's Windy City ThunderBolts, whose pitching staff posted a league best 3.63 earned-run average with 10 shutouts under his guidance. Windy City went 68-28 and won the Central Division. Windy City's Andy Haines was named manager of the year.
Sagara writes a weekly column for the Star-Bulletin chronicling life in the minor leagues.
Dolphins re-sign Esera
Former University of Hawaii offensive lineman Tala Esera was one of three players re-signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad yesterday.
He was signed along with wide receivers Kerry Reed and Chandler Williams.
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Vulcans rally past St. Martin's
Hillary Hurley put down 20 kills to lead the Hawaii-Hilo volleyball team past St. Martin's University 27-30, 30-22, 30-21, 30-23 yesterday in Lacey, Wash.
Fabiane Seben, named the Pacific West Conference player of the week, had 17 kills for the Vulcans (4-4).
BYUH men win in double overtime
Brian Noguera scored an unassisted goal in the second overtime to give the Brigham Young-Hawaii men's soccer team a 1-0 win over La Verne yesterday in Laie. The BYUH women's team lost to San Diego 1-0.