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Rainbow Warriors, BYU are set to play in Hawaii Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 9:13 PM EST

Hawaii (9-5, Mountain West) vs. BYU (7-5, Independent), Dec. 24, 8 p.m. ET LOCATION: Honolulu TOP PLAYERS Hawaii: WR Cedric Byrd II, 91 receptions, 1,049 yards, 10 touchdowns. BYU: QB Zach Wilson, 2,108 yards passing, 11 touchdowns passing, one rushing TD. NOTABLE Hawaii: Nick Rolovich, who led the Rainbow...

No. 13 Ducks stop a 2-game slide with 89-64 win over Hawaii

Dec. 7, 2019 10:17 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Guard Will Richardson had a simple explanation for the difference between halves in No. 13 Oregon's victory over Hawaii. “Just the energy,” he said, “and picking up the intensity on defense." Payton Pritchard had 20 points and a season-high 11 assists, and the...

No. 19 Boise State tops Hawaii 31-10 for Mountain West title

Dec. 7, 2019 9:34 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylon Henderson started the season third string on the quarterback depth chart. He finished the year by hoisting the Mountain West championship trophy after being selected the game MVP. The senior threw for 212 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 19 Boise State's...

Aging survivors return to Pearl Harbor to recall '41 attack

Dec. 7, 2019 3:46 PM EST

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A dozen frail survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor returned Saturday to honor those who perished when Japanese planes pierced a quiet sunny morning 78 years ago and rained bombs on battleships lined up below. About 30 World War II veterans and some 2,000 members of the public...

Brown scores 15, No. 5 Oregon State routs Hawaii 64-32

Dec. 7, 2019 12:40 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State prides itself on defense, and that attribute was on full display against Hawaii. The No. 5 Beavers frustrated Hawaii throughout and posted a 64-32 rout on Friday night. The Rainbow Wahine (4-5) struggled to get open looks against Oregon State’s man-to-man defense...

Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

Dec. 6, 2019 11:50 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy sailor who fatally shot two people at Pearl Harbor before killing himself was unhappy with his commanders and had been undergoing counseling, a military official said Friday. Gabriel Romero, 22, also faced non-judicial punishment, which is a lower-level administrative process...

No. 19 Boise St eyes another MWC title, New Year's Six berth

Dec. 6, 2019 1:08 PM EST

For No. 19 Boise State, the stakes in the Mountain West Conference championship game are about more than a title. Winning also means a chance to get back into one of the elite New Year’s Six bowl games. For Hawaii, the game is about proving the Rainbow Warriors have reclaimed their history, and are no...

Navy vet’s ashes destined for sunken Pearl Harbor battleship

Dec. 6, 2019 12:51 PM EST

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, then-21-year-old Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the burning wreckage of the USS Arizona after a Japanese plane dropped a bomb that ignited an enormous explosion in the battleship’s ammunition storage compartment. He lived to be 98...

Pearl Harbor commemoration to go on after fresh tragedy

Dec. 5, 2019 10:25 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials will beef up security as usual for the ceremony to remember those lost in the attack on Pearl Harbor 78 years ago, with service members and dignitaries confronting a fresh tragedy after a U.S. sailor killed two civilians, wounded another and then turned the gun on himself at the...

No. 19 Boise State hosts Hawaii in Mountain West title game

Dec. 5, 2019 7:25 PM EST

No. 19 Boise State (11-1, 8-0 Mountain West) vs. Hawaii (9-4, 5-3), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Boise State by 13 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 13-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Mountain West title will again be decided on Boise’s blue turf and with it any chance the Broncos have of...