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It’s been a pretty good week for University of Hawaii sports. Here are some of the highlights: >> Wins by both basketball teams, including a Big West regular-season championship-clincher for the Rainbow Wahine. This is huge since it guarantees UH a place in the conference tournament semifinals. They just need to win two games to […]

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Can’t blame them for leaving

by Dave Reardon on February 4, 2015

Another University of Hawaii football assistant coach, Chris Demarest, is leaving. A source at UH told me it’s official as of today and our football writer Stephen Tsai confirmed it. Now, Demarest wasn’t the most low-maintenance employee. But he was a very good special teams coordinator. It has been consistently the best phase of the […]

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Signing day

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by Stephen Tsai on February 4, 2015

Recruits signed their letters of intent with Hawaii on Wednesday.

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Who’s next to enter the Poly Football Hall?

by Dave Reardon on January 25, 2015

This is a fun game to play each year now: Who will be in next year’s class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame? There are plenty of great candidates. Some of the prime ones remaining, off the top of my head: Junior Ah You, Charlie Ane, Bob Apisa, Herman Clark, Riki Ellison, Joe Francis, […]

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First of all, as of noon Friday a few tickets are still available for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame banquet tonight at the Sheraton Waikiki. Go to the PFHOF web site to purchase and for other information. Saturday’s induction ceremony at the PFHOF at the Polynesian Cultural Center is sold out, though. Also, Phil […]

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When the University of Hawaii football team opened its season on Thursdays in the recent past, it was against USC. And it was to accommodate national TV — ESPN. So it made some sense. The gate took a bit of a hit, but at least there was good national exposure. Now, though, UH is moving […]

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Short-staffed

by Dave Reardon on January 18, 2015

Lots of people talk about how things “hurt recruiting.” Well, it can’t help recruiting defensive players when you lose your defensive coordinator and your secondary coach (who was also associate head coach) in the space of about a week. Hawaii football is down to Kurt Gouveia (linebackers) and Lewis Powell (linemen) right now as full-time […]

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June Jones says he’s not interested in AD post

by Dave Reardon on January 16, 2015

June Jones said for the record Friday he is not interested in being University of Hawaii athletic director. “I won’t be applying,” said Jones, who was at Waialae Country Club following rookie Tony Finau at the Sony Open in Hawaii’s second round. Jones did say, however, that he would possibly like to coach football at […]

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Betting on Marcus

by Dave Reardon on January 8, 2015

Here are some prop bets for the College Football Playoff championship game involving Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, the Oregon quarterback from Saint Louis School. These odds are courtesy of Bovada.com. Total Passing Yards –       Over/Under                               279½   Total Completions – Over                                         19½ (-140, 5/7) Under                                       19½ (EVEN, 1/1)   Total TD Passes – Over                                         […]

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Happy New Year. I hope 2015 is treating you all well so far and will continue to as the year advances. I just returned from the Rose Bowl, and Marcuspalooza continues on in full swing! On to the national championship game for Hawaii’s Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks. And, yes, Mariota […]

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