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(Exhibition) Game Night: Wahine face UH Hilo

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 26, 2016

Laura Beeman won’t have a whole lot of lineup options tonight when the Rainbow Wahine basketball team faces UH Hilo in its lone exhibition game prior to the season opener at USC. Injuries will limit the UH rotation to just seven players for the 7 p.m. exhibition at the Stan Sheriff Center. “It’s a little […]

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Salanoa shows off shooting touch

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 23, 2016

Although Lahni Salanoa counts among the returnees to the Rainbow Wahine basketball team, Friday’s Green and White scrimmage may have represented the sophomore’s true introduction. Last year’s scrimmage marked the start of a frustrating freshman season for Salanoa. She suffered a deep cut on her hand during the scrimmage that set her back. A foot […]

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Kanoa happy to be home

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 19, 2016

Tia Kanoa will get a just a taste of game night in the Stan Sheriff Center in the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s annual Green and White scrimmage on Friday. As a transfer from Arizona State, she’s a little over a year away from enjoying the full course. But in the meantime, she’ll take what she […]

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Wahine working through injuries

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 12, 2016

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s numbers dipped with injuries to two freshmen this week. But there also was a sense of relief that the knee injuries sustained by forward Keleah-Aiko Koloi and guard Courtney Middap in Monday’s practice at the Stan Sheriff Center weren’t more severe. UH coach Laura Beeman said Koloi could be back […]

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Back to work for Wahine hoops

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 12, 2016

After a weekend off the court and out of their comfort zone, the Rainbow Wahine got back to work on Monday at the Stan Sheriff Center to start their second week of practice. UH coach Laura Beeman said the team had to knock off some rust in the return from its annual retreat while moving […]

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Wahine focus on fundamentals

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 7, 2016

The undulating mood in the Stan Sheriff Center on Thursday seemed to illustrate the growth process for the Rainbow Wahine basketball team. At one point the Wahine celebrated a run of well-executed plays with shouts, dancing and laughter. Later, the atmosphere quieted considerably during a ragged five-on-five period. Working through the roller coaster is part […]

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Rainbow Wahine grind through opening practice

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by Jason Kaneshiro on October 2, 2016

After wrapping up a grueling 3-hour opening practice Sunday morning, the Rainbow Wahine basketball team readied for the next challenge — Day 2. A new-look roster reported for the first full practice of the season at 8 a.m. and pushed through an up-tempo workout in Gym II’s typically sweltering conditions. After the workout, fifth-year head coach […]

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Eight doubleheaders for UH hoops teams

by Jason Kaneshiro on September 24, 2016

Compared to last season, the UH men’s and women’s basketball teams will double up on their doubleheaders in the upcoming season. The Rainbow Warriors and Rainbow Wahine are scheduled to share dates eight times this season, six times at the Stan Sheriff Center and twice more during a Big West road trip to UC Riverside […]

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Same office, new title for Delanian

by Jason Kaneshiro on September 16, 2016

The Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s coaching shuffle wasn’t limited to departures and arrivals. Among the assistant coaches, Alex Delanian’s office was the only one that went undisturbed this summer. Even so, he returns for his third season on the staff with a new title. Now UH’s associate head coach, Delanian takes on some of the […]

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Langston relishes role on Wahine hoops staff

by Jason Kaneshiro on September 9, 2016

Even after weathering the whirlwind of a hiring process and relocating from Northern California to Hawaii, Brad Langston doesn’t mind some long hours in the office. After being offered a spot on the Rainbow Wahine basketball team’s coaching staff, Langston landed in Honolulu on Sept. 1, went straight from the airport to the office for […]

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