Volleyball vagabond settles down
Six years after graduating from Maui High, Vernon Podlewski is the starting libero for the University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team. His goal was to play for UH, but not immediately. There were things to do, places to see, people to meet.
McNair may replace Griese in Pro Bowl
Tennessee's Steve McNair is likely to replace Denver quarterback Brian Griese in the Feb. 4 Pro Bowl in Honolulu. Griese missed six of the Broncos' final seven games with a separated right shoulder.
A's get Damon in nine-player trade
Juan Gonzalez seemed set to sign with Cleveland, while Johnny Damon, Ben Grieve and Roberto Hernandez were dealt yesterday in the biggest trade of the offseason.
New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament Four of five ozeki lose on Day 3
It was a tough day to be an ozeki as four of five champions lost their bouts. Meanwhile, yokozuna Musashimaru and Takanohana won to share the lead at 3-0 with three other sumotori.
Isle File HPU, Chaminade basketball players honored
Hawai'i Pacific forward Nash Subotic and Chaminade guard CJ Cowgill shared the Pacific West Conference basketball Player of the Week honors announced yesterday.
In Boston, Pitino dropped the ball
Rick Pitino, the president of the Celtics, let down Rick Pitino, coach of the Celtics. And together they let down a once-proud franchise that now plumbs the depths of what would be a record eighth consecutive losing season.