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‘Bows overcome turnover woes to top Arizona in thrilling opener

On a night where it seemed like everything kept going wrong for the Rainbow Warriors, all it took was one play to go their way to secure a win in their home opener against the Arizona Wildcats.z

  ‘We have a chip on our shoulder’: Rolo and the Warriors prepare for kickoff against Arizona

‘Bows basketball season tickets now on sale, ahead of 100th season

UH tennis coach John Nelson retires after 16 seasons in Manoa

Wahine Soccer picked to finish 7th in preseason coaches poll

Wahine picked second in Big West Preseason Coaches Poll

  Field damage forces Wahine soccer to host first 4 matches on lower campus

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Wahine begin season outside AVCA Top 25 in first preseason poll

Warrior basketball team releases 2019-20 schedule

H-Pass aims to bring more fans to UH home sporting events

Warriors announce changes to Friday, Saturday practices due to weather concerns

  Okasaki says Aloha after 46 seasons with Rainbow Warriors

  Rolovich pleased with Warrior defensive, needs more urgency from offense

Warriors well represented in United States Pan American Games team

Hawaii associate coach Milan Zarkovic serves as the head coach for the team.

  Warriors strap on pads for 1st time during training camp

The Warriors will put on full pads for the first time later this week, much to the joy of the Hawaii defense that is looking forward to make a statement with their physical play.

  Padello strives to be among nation’s best pass-rushers in 2019

Padello and his Hawaii teammates have raised expectations for the 2019 season but with greater goals must come a greater work ethic - a notion not lost on the former Mililani Trojan.

  Warriors look to lean on veteran offensive line

This year the offensive line will return all five starters from last season, led by Senior offensive guard J.R. Hensley.

  Effort, physicality headline Day 1 of Warrior training camp

  McDonald, Warriors ready to ‘prove something’ this fall

  Rolovich sounds off after Day 1 of 2019 training camp

  Rainbow Warriors kick off 2019 season as fall training camp begins

Padello selected to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

Meskell named to Lou Groza Award Watch List

  Rolovich hoping for good fortune ahead of training camp

Rainbow Warrior football head coach Nick Rolovich decided to put his team’s destiny in his own hands - and in the hands of Lady Fortune.

  Warriors join Sunrise during Mountain West Media Day

The Rainbow Warrior football team made its way to the ninth island this week for Mountain West Media Day to speak with local and national media outlets, and take a look into the future.

  Rolovich addresses Sanitoa’s death, reflects on his legacy

Sanitoa, 21, died earlier this month, just a matter of weeks before the start of the team’s 2019 fall training camp.

Byrd named to All-Mountain West Preseason Team

Byrd, a senior from Los Angeles, finished second for the ‘Bows in receiving yards behind John Ursua and eighth in the Mountain West with 970 receiving yards, averaging 69.3 yards per game.

Warriors picked to finish fourth in West Division in Mountain West Preseason Poll

Hawaii received one first place vote and 67 total points.

Levao named to 2019 Rimington Trophy Watch List

Levao, a senior at Manoa, moved to center for the final three games of last season after starting the first 11 at right tackle.

Byrd, Ward named to 2019 Biletnikofff Award Preseason Watch List

The award annually recognizes the nation's outstanding receiver, regardless of position.

Furuta named as preseason candidate for 2019 Doak Walker Award

Furuta, a former Mililani High School standout, started six games last season for Hawaii and finished second on the team with 459 rushing yards, averaging 4.9 yards per carry.

McDonald named to Maxwell Award Watch List

McDonald finished last season ranked in the nation’s Top 10 in six categories, including sixth in passing touchdowns (36) and eighth in passing yards per game (298.1) and total offense (325.7).

  ‘It keeps you young’: Retired Athletics Trainer Jayson Goo reflects on over 30 seasons in Manoa

“When I got here my job was to work with the injured athletes," Goo said. “I got pretty good at working an getting guys back to play.”

Chaminade to play Kansas in Maui Invitational opener

The 'Swords will open the 2019 Maui Jim Invitational against the University of Kansas on Monday, Nov. 25 at the Lahaina Civic Center.

ESPN Events unveils Hawaiian Airlines 2019 Diamond Head Classic Bracket

The tournament will be held Dec. 22, 23 and 25 at the Stan Sheriff Center, and will feature eight teams, with 12 games being played over three days.

  University of Hawaii linebacker Scheyenne Sanitoa dead at 21

Sanitoa, a redshirt junior, was a 2016 graduate of Samoana High School in American Samoa.

  Social media reacts to death of Hawaii football linebacker Scheyenne Sanitoa

Fans, family and former teammates of Sanitoa offered their condolences and their reaction to the sudden news:

Former Warrior joins Washington Wizards Summer League roster

Allen will play for the Washington Wizards Summer League team this weekend in Las Vegas after spending last season with the Wizards’ G-League affiliate, the Capital City Go-Go.

Wahine volleyball adds Van Sickle as junior transfer from Oregon

Van Sickle is the fourth Pac-12 transfer and third from Oregon to join the Wahine for the 2019 season, joining former Ducks Kyra Hanawahine and Jolie Rasmussen.

Wahine soccer unveils 2019 season schedule

The team’s first match of the season begins on Thursday, August 22nd against USC - the first time the ‘Bows have played the Trojans since 2004.

  LA Rams host 7-on-7 Passing & Big Man Championships at Iolani School

The Eddie Hamada field played host to one of the most competitive preseason 7-on-7 high school passing tournaments in the state this afternoon at Iolani School.

  The Clint Parks Story: How a former Red Raider got to training some of the NBA’s best

“You play at Kahuku you grow up in that community hard-work is everything,” Parks said. “It’s not about hype or big names or any of that, and being able to represent that community is something that I’ll always be thankful for.”

  Ah Mow gives back to local kids with 39th Annual Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Camp

The four-day camp runs from June 10-13th and gives head coach Robyn Ah Mow a chance to teach the youth of Hawaii lessons that go beyond the court.

Scott named to Freshman All-American team

The Texas native had an impressive freshman campaign, hitting leadoff in all 50 games with a .360 slugging percentage.

Thomas selected in 13th round of 2019 MLB Draft

Thomas was selected in the 13th round of the draft this morning by the same team that picked him last season, but this time he’s expected to sign on the dotted line to turn pro.

Wahine volleyball adds former ‘Iolani star to 2019 roster

Bailey Choy is returning home to Manoa after playing three seasons at Utah, becoming the eighth newcomer for the ‘Bows

Sanchez signs extension with Colts

Former Rainbow Warrior football punter/kicker Rigoberto Sanchez will stay in Indianapolis

Hawaii, San Jose State football to play for Dick Tomey Legacy Trophy

Tomey was the head football coach at Hawaii for 10 seasons (1977-86) and San Jose State for five (2005-09).

UH Circle of Honor Class of 2019 inductees announced

The Class of 2019 will be officially enshrined during Homecoming weekend during the September 21st football game versus Central Arkansas at Aloha Stadium and at the annual Green & White Celebration on September 22 at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Gonzalez, Lemay-Lavoie headline All-American teams

Gonzalez became the first Wahine to earn four ACWPC All-American selections and her second consecutive first-team accolade, while Lemay-Lavoie garnered her first All-American status, earning second-team honors.

Hawaii’s Melounova named ITA All-American

Melounova is the first tennis player from the University of Hawaii, male or female, to earn All-American honors.

Hawaii sailing’s Andrews becomes member of ICSA Hall of Fame

Andrews has been an assistant at for Hawaii’s coed and women’s sailing teams for 22 years after an All-American career as a sailor for the ‘Bows.

5 Warriors named All Big West Conference

Freshman Scotty Scott instantly made his presence known in his first season of collegiate baseball, earning Big West Freshman Field Player of the Year.

Hawaii ends season with loss to Long Beach State

Hawaii finishes with an overall record of 20-30 with an 8-16 record in Big West play.

‘Bows drop back-and-forth battle against Long Beach State

LBSU answered back with two unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth to seize control at 5-4 and held on for victory in the ninth.

LaCosse caps sophomore season at NCAA West Preliminary

LaCosse is just the second Rainbow Wahine to ever qualify for the 400m hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary stage (Thalia Amanakis - 2007).

McLachlin inducted into USA Volleyball Hall of Fame

As a member of the Wahine, McLachlin was a three-time Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) All-American and a seven-time United States Volleyball Association (USAVB) All-American.

Warriors suffer shutout loss to Long Beach State

Hawaii (20-28, 8-14 Big West) couldn’t get anything going against LBSU starting pitcher Adam Seminaris, who tossed a complete game shutout while allowing five hits. He also struck out seven batters in the win.

  Lacosse advances in NCAA West Preliminary Championships, while Brenzil places 13th in the Javelin

Lacosse will be running among the top 24 hurdlers tomorrow, the top 12 in the quarterfinals move on to the NCAA Championships.

SoFi Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve kickoff

The 18th edition off the bowl game is moving back to its original December 24th date after the game was played on December 22nd last year.

Melounova’s season ends in NCAA Women’s Singles Championships Round of 16

Melounova jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the first set, but then Maltby stormed back to win six-straight game to claim the first set before shutting out Melounova 6-0 for the match.

  Brenzil, LaCosse look to make statement at NCAA West Preliminary

This preliminary marks the third time Brenzil has been on the NCAA regional scene while 2019 is a first for LaCosse.

  Melounova defeats Michigan’s Lommer, advances to NCAA Women’s Singles Championships Round of 16

Melounova is the first player in Wahine tennis history to win two match in the NCAA Tournament and the first to advance to the Round of 16.

  University of Hawaii leads Youth Impact Program

The program already has over 100 young boys that are at risk and economically disadvantaged signed up for this summer.

Wahine volleyball releases 2019 schedule

The season will begin the season with the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic from August 30-September 1 that will have San Diego, St. John's and Washington at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Melounova upsets LSU’s Golovin in 1st round of NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships

Melounova’s win over Golovin marked the fourth time this season that she has knocked off an ITA ranked player.

  Yamazaki hopes to create pipeline between Japan and UH

Growing up in Japan Maaki Yamazaki had two dreams, one was playing baseball and the other was coming to Hawai’i.

  ‘I’m just grateful for everything’: Ethan Lopez bids Aloha to Manoa

For Ethan Lopez 'Ohana has always come first.

‘Basebows fall on senior night 6-3 to UCSB

Sunday’s series finale also marked the final home game of the season for the Rainbow Warriors. The 'Basebows (20-27, 8-13 Big West) led 3-1 in the top of the ninth before the Gauchos (44-7, 18-3 Big West) rallied to tie the game to force extra innings.

‘Bows lose in blowout fashion to UC Santa Barbara

Two more runs in the sixth put the Gauchos at double digits with a 10-1 edge before a single run in the ninth made it 11-1 in favor of the visitors.

Hawaii gives up early lead in loss to UC Santa Barbara

The loss was the first home game for Hawaii (20-25, 8-11 BWC) since April 20th. The ‘Bows took an early lead going up 1-0 thanks to Ethan Lopez before the Gauchos took the lead for good in the top of the fourth inning.

Hawaii, Arizona in talks to honor the late Dick Tomey during season-opener

Hawaii is also in talks with San Jose State to honor Tomey.

Maglio named to Canadian national volleyball team

The former All-American outside hitter was named to Volleyball Canada’s women’s 2019 indoor team today and will compete at the end of the month in the Challenge Cup - a continental pre-qualifier for Volleyball Nations League to be held from May 31-June 2.

  Warriors look to send senior class off on a high note

The Warriors haven't played since May 5th’s 3-1 win over Cal State Fullerton and will look to close out the season with a winning record at home as they currently stand at 14-15 in Honolulu.

  Petra Melounova eyes NCAA tournament

The junior has qualified to compete in the NCAA Division I singles championship for a program-record third-straight season.

Eight Wahine softball players receive All-Big West honors

Junior first baseman/catcher Callee Heen, senior pitcher Brittany Hitchcock and senior third baseman Nicole Lopez all earned first team honors while senior catcher Heather Cameron was named to all-Big West second team.

  Former Hawaii football coach Dick Tomey dies of lung cancer

Tomey was the head coach of the Rainbow Warriors between 1977 and 1986

  Jim Leahey reflects on the storied legacy of Dick Tomey

The legendary, retired broadcaster spent part of his Saturday morning sitting on his front porch with the Hawaii News Now sports team to share some memories of the late Dick Tomey, who died Friday night after losing his battle with lung cancer.

  Tomey took Hawaii football, university to ‘another level’

Tomey’s legacy as a coach for the Rainbow Warrior football team speaks for itself. But the impact he made on others, particularly Matlin, will be what is remembered the most.

Hawaii football ‘ohana reacts to Dick Tomey’s death

Many members of the Hawaii football community and across the country shared their thoughts, prayers and memories of Tomey this morning on social media:

  Lopez looks back at ‘best time of her life’

Nicole Lopez grew up wanting to be a warrior and when she arrived in Manoa she didn’t disappoint.