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Matsuura makes mark in BIIF judo

KEALAKEKUA — Waiakea senior Skye Matsuura is not one to step away from challenges, especially on the judo mat, where she would rather walk through thorns than stop and smell the roses.

Browne and Tavares fall

ORLANDO, Fla. — Fabrico Werdum became the top contender for the UFC heavyweight title by winning a unanimous decision against Travis Browne in the main event of Saturday’s UFC card at the Amway Arena.

‘Riders fight by Honokaa

KAILUA-KONA — As disconcerting as it was, Kealakehe’s Leisha Nakagawa figured Honokaa’s comeback was inevitable. But, she says, the Waveriders have learned how to keep their calm and pull through.