University of Hawaii secures first win in Graham era

FRESNO, Calif. — You always remember your first. And for veteran head football coach Todd Graham that memory will be a fond one after the University of Hawaii secured a rare road win over rival Fresno State at empty Bulldog Stadium on an early evening in central California.

Blood Bank of Hawaii enters final day of Kona Blood Drive

It might look a little different than normal: the layout is a bit more spread out than usual, and prospective donors are greeted with a pre-check and temperature check before they even enter the building, but the Blood Bank of Hawaii’s return to Kona has been a success so far. The organization returned to the Big Island this week, taking over the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kona Cultural Hall for the first blood drive in West Hawaii since January.

Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7 to reach the World Series

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

SAN DIEGO — George Springer and José Altuve delivered big hits, Framber Valdéz pitched six brilliant innings and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the third straight time, 7-4 Friday to force a deciding Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.