Two days, two UH records for Aydin

by Jason Kaneshiro on March 24, 2017

University of Hawaii sophomore Metin Aydin set a school record for a second straight day and placed 19th in the 100-yard backstroke at the NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships on today at Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind. A day after setting the school record in the 200 individual medley, Aydin posted a time […]


On to the next phase

by Stephen Tsai on March 24, 2017

Last night, Nick Rolovich was asked about his thoughts exiting spring practice. The question was intended to get his evaluation of his team. Instead, Rolovich mistook the question, and expressed sadness that spring training had ended. Or, maybe, the expression of sadness was his evaluation. “I like practicing with these guys,” Rolovich said. “I’d rather […]


Coolen contract extension in the works

by Jason Kaneshiro on March 24, 2017

Talks are under way to extend the contract of University of Hawaii softball coach Bob Coolen, athletic director David Matlin said Thursday. With a break in the Rainbow Wahine schedule, Matlin said he met this week with Coolen — whose current deal expires this summer — to discuss a multi-year contract. “I think the intentions […]


Hawaii 3, CSUN 0; tentative Wahine schedule

by Cindy Luis on March 24, 2017

TV Oc16 Radio 1420-AM livestats of interest tonight and tomorrow No. 1 Long Beach State at No. 3 BYU 3 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday HST TV if you have Oceanic 409 stream at radio livestats This is tentative. Baxter had told me earlier this week that they were […]


UH hosts upgraded Rainbow Relays

by Jason Kaneshiro on March 23, 2017

Most opportunities to post Big West qualifying marks require a trip to the mainland for the University of Hawaii track and field team. Not so this week. Touted as the largest meet hosted by UH since the 2011 Western Athletic Conference championships, the Rainbow Relays runs Friday and Saturday at the Ching Complex. The Rainbow […]


Warrior Bowl

by Stephen Tsai on March 23, 2017

Spring training wraps up with tonight’s Warrior Bowl at Ching field. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. It will feature a scripted offense-versus-defense scrimmage of about 80 plays. This will be another important opportunity for offfensive linemen Chris Posa, JR Hensley, Matt Norman, Kingjames Taylor and Austin […]

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Special duty

by Stephen Tsai on March 22, 2017

The Warriors closed today’s practice, presumably to work on some special-team strategies. Alex Trifonovitch, who was recruited as a punter, is the lone placekicker on the spring roster. Stephen Yaffe, who was on the fall roster, departed before the start of the spring semester. The Warriors expect to add at least one more kicker this […]

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Hawaii 3, Kansas 2

by Cindy Luis on March 21, 2017

Just Gametracker tonight Hall will be going solo tonight Baxter is going to mainland with his club team for a qualifier unlike last week, no ‘seniors’ expected to play. Mitchem was only in because Burns wasn’t well and they didn’t want to move Castillo to middle. As mentioned, Kansas pretty veteran team, five returning […]

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Spring Practice #13

by Jason Kaneshiro on March 21, 2017

I work with Stephen Tsai. I know Stephen Tsai. I am no Stephen Tsai. Nevertheless, here are some notes from the Rainbow Warrior football team’s practice this morning while Stephen makes his way back from pro day. >> Nick Rolovich was a late arrival at the grass practice fields after catching an early-morning flight back […]


Pro day results

by Stephen Tsai on March 21, 2017

The full results are in today’s Star-Advertiser. But here are the top results: > 225-pound bench press Damien Packer — 24 reps RJ Hollis — 21 Jerrol Garcia-Williams — 20 Samson Anguay — 20 * Makani Kema-Kaleiwahea had 22, but 5 were deducted for not locking his arms, giving him 17 officially. > Vertical jump […]

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