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‘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.

Warriors suffer shutout loss to Long Beach State

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

SoFi Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve kickoff

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

  Brenzil, LaCosse look to make statement at NCAA West Preliminary

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

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  University of Hawaii leads Youth Impact Program

Wahine volleyball releases 2019 schedule

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

  Yamazaki hopes to create pipeline between Japan and UH

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

‘Basebows fall on senior night 6-3 to UCSB

‘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

  Petra Melounova eyes NCAA tournament

Eight Wahine softball players receive All-Big West honors

  Former Hawaii football coach Dick Tomey dies of lung cancer

  Jim Leahey reflects on the storied legacy of Dick Tomey

  Tomey took Hawaii football, university to ‘another level’

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.

  ‘There’s nothing like coming home’: For Kumabe Senior night was dream come true

After a standout prep career she chose to continue her softball dreams in California for two years before friends and family would bring her home.

  Hitchcock says Aloha after 6 years with the Wahine

With her pitching career in the rear-view mirror, Hitchcock can look back on a six-year span that saw her rewrite the record books in multiple categories.

  Wahine fall to UC Davis on Senior Night, Coolen thanks senior class for memorable season

In the loss, head coach Bob Coolen started all seven seniors on the field for their final collegiate game with Hitchcock pitching,, Heather Cameron catching, Alyssa Sojka at first, Jenna Kumabe at second base, Nicole Lopez at shortstop, Carly Pina at third and Jennifer Iseri in leftfield.

  Hawaii water polo’s NCAA Tournament run comes to an end

The Golden Bears (17-8) pulled away in the third quarter, going up 11-8 before ending the period leading 13-11. In the fourth, California scored four goals over the final eight minutes of the match to put the game on ice.

Wahine split doubleheader against UC Davis

Brittany Hitchcock earned the complete game win in Game 1, pitching a full 12 innings, improving to 20-7 on the season after recording 13 strikeouts while allowing just one run on five hits.

  “I have faith that I can comeback even stronger”: McKenzie Milton discusses road to recovery

Milton has battled through five surgeries since November and remains more motivated then ever to get back in shotgun for the Knights.

  Wahine water polo team vans broken into in Stanford ahead of NCAA Tournament

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Athletics Department confirmed with Hawaii News Now that the bags contained headgear, game day clothes and other personal possessions along with some of the players passports.

  Warrior volleyball honored at State Capitol

The Warriors set an NCAA record 74-straight sets won, a new program record 25-straight matches won and clinched the program's first ever Big West title.

  Kamaka misses weight ahead of highly anticipated PFL bout against Ray Cooper III

Kamaka missed the 171 pound weight limit requirement by over a pound and a half. Kamaka will forfeit 20% of his purse and Cooper will be awarded the three points in the PFL’s scoring system

  Softball team prepares for ‘bittersweet’ Senior Night

Friday night’s 'Senior night’ will honor seven Rainbow Wahine— Heather Cameron, Brittany Hitchcock, Jennifer Iseri, Jenna Kumabe, Nicole Lopez, Carly Pina and Alyssa Sojka.

  Wahine Water Polo team departs for golden state ahead of NCAA quarterfinal

The game is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Hawai’i time. This is just the sixth time in program history the Rainbow Wahine are competing in the NCAA tournament.

Hitchcock earns 5th career Big West Softball Pitcher of the Week award

The sixth-year senior is currently No. 4 in program history in strikeouts, No. 4 in wins, No. 4 in complete games and No. 2 with 137 appearances for Hawaii.

  Warriors receive warm welcome following NCAA Tournament run

The Rainbow Warrior team didn’t finish their 2019 campaign as national champions, but they earned a hero’s welcome at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport all the same.

Pouelsen, Thomas guide ‘Bows to victory over Cal Poly

Thomas is now tied with Lenny Linsky for second in program history for career saves with 27, held by Gene Smith.

  Warrior volleyball fans react to the end of a historic season

Fans flocked from Honolulu to the Walter Pyramid for a chance to see history and although the season didn’t end the way they’d hoped for,, fans were still in full support of their team - no matter what.

  From the Big Apple to the Pyramid, 2 Hawaii fans make dream trip to watch dream team

What the team was able to accomplish off the court in terms of rallying the local community and inspiring fans across the country will be this team’s legacy for years to come.

  Long Beach State’s Siegfried will always represent Hawaii, even as an opponent

With the Hawaiian flag draped over his shoulder like a cape, Ethan Siegfried celebrated his NCAA national championship victory Saturday night with his friends and family on the court.

Social media reacts to Hawaii’s national title loss to Long Beach State

Despite the heartbreaking loss, the Warrior faithful in attendance still showed their support regardless of the loss.

  Aloha travels with Warrior volleyball team

Leading the charge is Lauretta Sewake, also known as “Aunty Aloha.”

  For the Cowell family, NCAA Tournament run is a dream realized

At just the age of five, Colten Cowell watched Hawaii’s tournament run with his parents like many families in Hawaii did in support of the Warriors.

  ‘Match for the ages’ showdown between Hawaii & Long Beach State has coaches prepared for battle

While the ‘Bows were snubbed from the NCAA Tournament in 2018, Wade remained steadfast in his belief that the Warriors would return in 2019 and compete at the highest level.

  Hawaii vs. Long Beach State set to battle for NCAA Championship

Saturday’s title match takes place Saturday at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach. First set is set for 2 p.m. HT and will be broadcast live on ESPN.

  Warriors take on Lewis in NCAA Tournament semifinal

Thursday’s match against Lewis will mark his sixth time the Warriors have played in the NCAA Tournament - the first as the overall top seed.

  Wade focused on NCAA Tournament run, not allegations of sexual misconduct

Nearly a week after denying allegations of sexual misconduct, Wade made his first appearance before the national media on Wednesday and was pressed by members of the media to address the allegations.

Melounova named Big West Player of the Year for 3rd-straight year

Melounova was also named to the all-Big West first team for the third-consecutive season in both singles and doubles. Earlier this week, she received an automatic bid to the NCAA Singles Championship.

Trapasso wins 500th game as ‘Bows take down Cal Baptist

Hawaii (19-22) scored six runs the first two innings to put the game out of reach early.

  Warriors depart for NCAA Volleyball Tournament

The No. 1 ranked Hawai’i men’s volleyball team departed Honolulu today for a chance to make history in Long Beach, California this week.

Two time state player of the year Kameron Ng commits to UH

The sharp shooting guard averaged over 20 points a game last season.

  Record Four Warriors selected to AVCA All-America First Team

Opposite hitter and Bulgarian native Rado Parapunov, outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg, libero Gage Worsley and setter Joe Worsley were picked to the first team while middle blocker Patrick Gasman was selected to the second team.

‘Basebows fall to CSUN 6-3

Hawaiʻi (18-22, 7-8 Big West) possessed a 3-2 lead until the bottom of the seventh inning until CSUN (19-23, 6-9 Big West) rallied with a grand slam

Wahine water polo wins 1st Big West championship since 2015

With the win, Hawaii has now earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament which starts May 10th in Stanford, California.

  Team Mauka comes out victorious over Team Makai as Warriors wrap up spring camp

The Warriors will now look to July as they’ll begin to prepare for the 2019 schedule, with the first game of the season set for Saturday, August 24th against Arizona at Aloha Stadium.

Wahine sweep doubleheader over UC Riverside, hit 7 home runs over two games

Senior Brittany Hitchcock earned her second complete game win of the series to improve to 16-7 overall and 8-2 in the Big West. She allowed just one run on three hits with zero walks and two strikeouts.

Hawaii water polo advances to Big West title game after blowout win over UC Davis

Hawaii (17-5) will go up against No. 1 UC Irvine on Sunday - a rematch of last year’s title game.

Wahine tennis upsets No. 1 UC Santa Barbara, advance to Big West title match

The ‘Bows had a 3-0 lead over the Gauchos before UC Santa Barbara launched a comeback, but senior Maayan Sela came up clutch for the Wahine to pull off the upset.

SandBows miss out on history in loss to Cal Poly in Big West Tournament title game

The Wahine will now await word on a potential bid to the NCAA Tournament to be held May 3-5, in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

CSUN ends Hawaii’s win streak in dominant fashion

With the loss, Hawaii falls to 7-7 in the Big West and 18-21 overall.

Hawaii’s Ursua drafted by Seattle Seahawks in 7th round of 2019 NFL Draft

In three seasons at the University of Hawaii, Ursua recorded 2,662 yards on 189 receptions including 89 catches for 1,343 yards and 16 receiving touchdowns this past season.

Hitchcock leads Wahine to victory over UC Riverside

Hitchcock improved to 15-7 overall and 7-2 in conference, striking out four batters in the win.

Scott’s clutch play gives 'Bows 4th-straight win

Hawaii took an early 3-0 lead thanks in part to Scotty Scott’s two runs on three hits. But that lead lasted until the bottom of the seventh when CSUN stormed all the way back to level the scoring at 3-3.

Hawaii’s Tavai drafted by Lions in 2nd round of 2019 NFL Draft

In his career at Hawaii, Tavai racked up 390 total tackles (41 for loss), 16.5 sacks, two interceptions and three forced fumbles en route to re-writing the record books as the program’s second all-time leading tackler.

SandBows cruise to victory over CSUN in Big West Tournament

The win marked the team’s seventh-straight win and 13th in the last 14 contests.

  'Bows volleyball coach ‘strongly denies’ allegations of sexual misconduct

The university is standing by the coach.

Hawaii’s bullpen comes up big in win over San Diego

Hawaii improved to 17-20 on the season thanks to a committee approach from the bullpen.

  SandBows aim for 4th-straight Big West crown this weekend

Hawaii is the top seed of the tournament and will receive a bye in the double-elimination format.

  Local Gymnast earns All-American honors

The 2019 NCAA women’s gymnastics championships -- were held in Fort Worth, Texas last weekend and one Hawaii gymnast stole the show.

Hawaii’s van Tilburg named AVCA Player of the Week

The Netherlands native tallied a match-high 25 kills against the 49ers, hitting .543 to give Hawaii its first-ever conference championship. The senior standout also tallied nine kills, one ace and four digs in UH’s semifinal win over UC Irvine.

  Quarterback battle highlights Spring Game preparations

“We want to put on a good show for the fans," Rolovich said. “We’re going to do a full game we have team Mauka with head coach Brian Smith with the one offense and two defense, and we also have team Makai and coach Batoon with the one defense and two offense."

  Win over Long Beach State was the Senior Night the Warriors dreamed of

Having the Big West Tournament in Honolulu this year made the team’s Senior Night against UC Santa Barbara a little bittersweet. But now that the home schedule is over, the team let the emotions flow after defeating Long Beach State.

Warriors named top seed in NCAA Tournament

Defending national champion Long Beach State (26-2) is the No. 2 seed.

Social media reacts to Hawaii’s Big West Tournament victory

The players, coaches and fans in attendance were emotional after the victory and their excitement spilled over on Twitter:

  Hawaii wins first conference title in program history in five-set classic over Long Beach State

The 'Bows have now earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.

‘Bows win second-straight against Cal State Fullerton, Yamasaki records 1st home run of season

Logan Pouelsen turned in a solid pitching performance, going 5.0 inning allowing one run on four hits. Dylan Thomas took over for the final 4.0 innings without allowing a runner on base.

Wahine drop doubleheader to Cal State Fullerton, finish 0-3 on road trip

In Game 2, it was all Cal State Fullerton.

  Hawaii to take on Long Beach State in Big West title game after sweeping UC Irvine

The Anteaters (18-11) were no match for the Warriors as Hawaii (16-2) put it’s foot on the gas pedal and never looked back.

Pouelsen’s 11th hour heroics lead Hawaii over Cal State Fullerton

Pouelsen crushed the fourth pitch of the at-bat over the fence for the storybook ending victory over the Titans (16-18, 4-4 Big West).