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Expanded coverage of all things volleyball, including notes, observations and analysis on the Rainbow Wahine, Rainbow Warriors, SandBows and Team USA.


Shoji’s contract extended through 2017

by Cindy Luis on March 31, 2015

We have a story in Tuesday’s paper by Ferd Lewis. Coach and school have reached an agreement which has him coaching through 2017. Board of Regents approval will be needed. Expected to get a bump in salary as well.

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http://www.avca.org/divisions/men/1-2-poll-3-30-15/ Hawaii stays No. 1. Top 6 stay the same, votes continue to be split UH with 11 votes, Loyola-Chicago 4, Pepperdine 1, Lewis 1, UCI 1 surprised that BYU stayed 6 after losing six in a row. As for Monday’s match at UCLA (4 p.m. HST) Video at http://pac-12.com/mens-volleyball/event/2015/03/30/hawaii-ucla Audio at: http://www.uclabruins.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?type=live&db_oem_id=30500 Gametracker at: […]

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SandBows win all brackets

by Cindy Luis on March 29, 2015

http://static.psbin.com/k/b/mph1h7tx2x3my1/sunday_pairs_brackets.pdf handwritten bracket posted at above link. Sunday pairs tournament has Nos. 1 and 2 in the gold bracket, Nos. 3 and 4 in the silver and No. 5. Hall said the goal was to have all six pairs playing in the finals of each bracket won’t happen since they decided that the bronze would […]

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Hawaii 3, UCSD 1; SandBows win team title

by Cindy Luis on March 28, 2015

http://www.ucsdtritons.com//mediaPortal/player.dbml?SPID=2336&DB_OEM_ID=5800&catid=0&id=1283086&db_oem_id=5800 Link to UCSD match at 4 p.m. HST above If you’re interested and have Oceanic, second match with UCI at BYU at 4 p.m. HST on OC . As for the SandBows in Santa Cruz Hawaii def. USF 5-0 def. CSU Bakersfield.5-0 SandBows meet Santa Clara in the bracket team final starting at 2 […]

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sorry, couldn’t get into the blog tonight before now. Hawaii with the 10, 19, 24 sweep. Clinching MPSF berths this week: Hawaii, Pepperdine UCI. UH story link below http://www.hawaiiathletics.com/news/2015/3/27/MVB_0327153259.aspx?path=mvball

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SandBows top UOP 4-1

by Cindy Luis on March 26, 2015

Match at 1 p.m. HST treamed live online, free of charge, with the ability to view both courts of action. http://pacifictigers.com/sports/w-svolley/2014-15/releases/201503250bzpkp

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Had an earlier thread last Friday now have more details. There will be full story in Wednesday paper. Oh, and thanks to football on Saturday, Wahine will have six Sunday matches. No word as to what Manu-Olevao will do 3 Sunday matches during the first four weeks, 3 others during conference play. Schedule will be […]

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SandBows drop to No. 2, SC edges Pepperdine

by Cindy Luis on March 24, 2015

No surprise on this. 1. USC. 2. Hawaii. 3. Pepperdine. http://avca.org/sand/poll/ Not a lot of movement. Florida State and The Beach stay at 4-5. Florida International moves up a spot to 6 and previously unranked Georgia State (12-1) jumps to 7. SandBows leave today (Tuesday) for northern California. At UOP Thursday, at Santa Cruz Invitational […]

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Warriors still No. 1 in poll and atop RPI

by Cindy Luis on March 23, 2015

Hawaii stays at No. 1, 10 first-place votes. Loyola-Chicago 4 votes stays at No. 2. Pepperdine, helped by two wins over BYU trades places with Lewis at 3-4. Waves with 1 vote, Flyers with 2 UCI stays at 5 with votes and BYU stays at 6. http://www.avca.org/divisions/men/1-2-poll-3-23-15/ And thanks to Cubi on the previous thread. […]

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UH sweeps Cal dual, beats Nebraska 3-2

by Cindy Luis on March 22, 2015

TV matches Hawaii-2 vs. Cal=2 at 7 p.m. Hawaii is ahead 4-0 verse the Golden Bears. Hawaii-1 vs. Nebraska=1 at 8 p.m. Match tied 2-2 so this will determine the final outcome Hawai‘i vs. Nebraska (Order of Finish: 3, 4, 5, 2, 1) Flight 1: Nikki Taylor/Brittany Tiegs (UH) Justine Wong-Orantes/Olivia Ostrander (NEB) Flight 2: […]

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