Pearl City inches past Honokaa in 38-36 victory in HHSAA Division II tournament

Honokaa guard Rylee Velazquez drives down the court Wednesday in the HHSAA Division II tournament against Pearl City at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. Pearl City will play No. 4 seed Kapaa in the championship bracket at 3 p.m. today and the Dragons will compete in the consolation bracket against Molokai at 11 a.m. All Division II games will be played at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium through Saturday.

Hawaii Prep topples Molokai 68-44 in HHSAA Division II girls basketball

Hawaii Preparatory guard Brooke Samura jumps for a lay up over Molokai forward Leila Hooper-Phifer during a game in the HHSAA Division II tournament at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium on Wednesday. The Ka Makani will play No.1 seed Hawaii Baptist Academy in the championship bracket at 5 p.m. today, while the Molokai Farmers compete in the consolation bracket against Honokaa at 11 a.m. All Division II games will be played at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium through Saturday.

Warriors defeat Wildcats for BIIF boys basketball Division I title

Kamehameha Schools Hawaii guard Kiai Yasso jumps for a lay up during the BIIF Division I Championship against Konawaena Tuesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. KS-Hawaii defeated the Wildcats 47-33. The Warriors finished 10-3 in the league and 13-9 overall this season and will go on the play in the HHSAA Championship tournament.

Cowboys claims BIIF boys basketball Division II title

Kohala’s Isaac Libron steals the ball from Honokaa during the BIIF Division II Championship Tuesday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. Kohala defeated Honokaa 57-53. The Cowboys finished 11-1 in the league and 16-2 overall this season and will go on the play in the HHSAA Championship tournament.

LeBron James has triple-double, Lakers outlast Knicks in OT

NEW YORK — LeBron James moved within 89 points of breaking the NBA’s career scoring record and climbed into fourth place on the assists list, finishing with a triple-double in his return to Madison Square Garden as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New York Knicks 129-123 on Tuesday night.

US Soccer announces program to ensure player safety

U.S. Soccer has introduced a Safe Soccer program that will require comprehensive vetting of individuals involved in the sport as the federation continues to address its investigation into coach misconduct in the National Women’s Soccer League.