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BIIF volleyballSmooth in victory, Hilo sweeps Konawaena

| | Aug 30 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

Something special may be brewing with the Hilo volleyball team, which played clean ball and with the type of teamwork that can overpower experienced opponents, sometimes better ones, too.

  1. | Posted: Aug 2 2016 - 12:05am

    Jonathan Lucroy got a deal he liked, Carlos Beltran joined him in Texas and Jay Bruce and Rich Hill also moved Monday during an 18-swap frenzy at the trade deadline.

  2. | Posted: Aug 2 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Malibu Marlin Club played tag the best on Day 1 of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament on Monday, racking up points and gaining an early edge.

  3. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 9:07am

    BJ Penn still plans on returning to the octagon when his suspension for violating an anti-doping policy is finished. In the meantime, he and UFC president Dana White have gotten in some verbal jabs at each other.

  4. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women’s national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

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  6. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 12:05am

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The stars never aligned this magnificently for Jimmy Walker.

  7. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 12:05am

    The 57th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament held opening ceremonies Sunday evening at Kailua Pier. The one-hour affair introduced the public to anglers from all over the world, while also producing entertainment by Halau Kaeaikahelelani and taiko drummers.

  8. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 12:05am

    They left the beach kicking and thrashing, seemingly one violent mass being swallowed by the Pacific, and from a spectator’s view there wasn’t much to see for 20-odd minutes until the first swimmer appeared off in the distance.

  9. | Posted: Aug 1 2016 - 12:05am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota took off to his left on a designed run with blockers in front.

  10. Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 8:46pm

    The 2016 list recognizes the biggest fish caught on rod and reel (except for opakapaka and onaga, which hand line catches are accepted) in West Hawaii waters in each of 22 categories. In each category, fish are listed by species, weight, angler, skipper, boat and date. The list is updated every Monday throughout the year (copyright 2016 by Jim Rizzuto). If a selection has been overlooked, call 885-4208 or send an e-mail to rizzutojim1@gmail.com.

  11. | Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 12:05am

    ATLANTA — The U.S. swimming team has just one practice left before it leaves for the Rio Olympics.

  12. | Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 12:05am

    TORONTO — J.A. Happ won his eighth straight decision, Devon Travis homered and the Toronto Blue Jays used a seven-run fifth inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 Saturday and take sole possession of the AL East lead for the first time since early April.

  13. | Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 12:05am

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — The PGA Championship was halted by thunderstorms Saturday that raised the possibility of another Monday finish in a major championship at Baltusrol.

  14. | Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says opponent Hillary Clinton and other Democrats “are trying to rig” the fall debates by scheduling two of the events opposite NFL games. The football league has complained to him about the debate schedule in a letter, the billionaire says.

  15. | Posted: Jul 31 2016 - 12:05am

    Fish beware — the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament is back in town and some anxious anglers are looking for some big bites.