AGREEMENT BETWEEN HEAD COACH ALIKA SMITH and PRINCIPAL SUSAN HUMMEL and ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MARK BRILHANTE I, Head Coach of the Boys Basketball Team fully understand and agree to the following expectations set forth by both Principal Susan Hummel and Athletic Director Mark Brilhante. *I shall Respect the decisions made by the Principal and Athletic Director. […]


The ‘Bows of summer

by Stephen Tsai on June 30, 2015

Yesterday was the first day of classes for nine first-year Warriors. They are enrolled in the so-called bridge program — two full-credit courses that run through early August. The program, available to all UH students, leads to the start of the Warriors’ training camp on Aug. 4. The program is a helpful jump-start for UH […]


U.S. junior team takes silver

by Cindy Luis on June 29, 2015

sorry, forgot to post this last night. The U.S. junior men’s volleyball team, with two University of Hawaii players on the roster, was swept by Brazil in Sunday’s gold medal match of the U21 Pan American Cup in Gatineau, Canada. Outside hitter Kupono Fey subbed in during Set 1 and played the rest of the […]


Hitchcock earns a win for Puerto Rico

by Jason Kaneshiro on June 29, 2015

Rainbow Wahine pitcher Brittany Hitchcock earned a win in relief for Puerto Rico on Monday in the World Cup of Softball in Irvine, Calif. Hitchcock gave up two runs on five hits over three innings and Puerto Rico rallied to a 6-5 win over Venezuela in the second game of a doubleheader at Deanna Manning […]

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LB Gouveia joins Warriors

by Stephen Tsai on June 29, 2015

Dalton Gouveia — the son of Polynesian Football Hall of Fame member Kurt Gouveia — officially joins the Warriors today. Dalton Gouveia is a recent graduate of Charlotte Christian High in North Carolina. He arrived in Honolulu on Saturday, attended an orientation yesterday, and begins the bridge program today. (The bridge is two summer classes […]

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Nose tackle commits to Warriors

by Stephen Tsai on June 28, 2015

Nose tackle Samiuela Akoteu told the Warrior Beat — that’s us — that he is joining the Warriors. Here’s the skinny on a guy who is 6 feet 2 and 320 pounds: > Background: As a Junipero Serra High (Gardena, Calif.) senior, Akoteu signed a letter of intent with Fresno State in February 2014. He […]

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The Big West announced it would hold a conference tournament in sand volleyball next spring in order to qualify for the NCAA tournament. As suspected earlier, CSU Bakerfield and Sac State will join as affiliate members to make it a six-team conference which will have UH, The Beach, CSUN and Cal Poly. I know there […]


Warriors go clubbing

by Stephen Tsai on June 27, 2015

It’s summer, and several Warriors hit the club. They had fun, made new friends, and stayed past 4. It was the Boys & Girls Club, and the Warriors and about 100 youths played dodgeball, pool, basketball and foosball way past 4 in the afternoon. Lance Williams, a UH linebacker and co-captain, is interning at the […]

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Water Polo: Barr named second-team All-American

by Jason Kaneshiro on June 26, 2015

University of Hawaii sophomore Chloe Barr led a group of four Rainbow Wahine players named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-American teams on Friday. Barr, the Big West Player of the Year, made the All-America second team after scoring a league-high 52 goals. She closed the season by scoring five goals in […]


Warriors complete first cycle

by Stephen Tsai on June 26, 2015

The Warriors ended the first phase of the offseason conditioning program with this morning’s 110-yard sprints and weight-training session. In accordance with NCAA guidelines requiring a week of “discretionary time,” the Warriors will resume the program on July 6. The facilities will be open to players wishing to train without supervision next week. “It was […]

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