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Football Throwbacks: UNLV

By Brian McInnis on November 17, 2018

There’s a lot on the line on senior night tonight against UNLV. A winning season, a Hawaii Bowl berth, and a general sense of accomplishment for the Rainbow Warriors are all at stake for a team that’s lost four straight. UH leads the all-time series against UNLV 15-12, but the Rebels have taken the meeting the last three years. Back on Sept. 29, 1984, UH was also sliding into its home date with Vegas. Dick Tomey’s team was 0-3, having […]

Warrior Beat: Manoa wrap-up

By Stephen Tsai on November 16, 2018

Deepest apologies, but it’s been a hectic week. So, in review: On Wednesday, post player Zigmars Raimo celebrated his 21st birthday. In what is a UH basketball tradition, the birthday honoree is serenaded and then presented with a cupcake. And, yes, you’re not having a flashback. As part of the practice rotation, the ‘Bows took a turn this week in Klum Gym. And, yes, it’s still as stuffy as it was back in the sweaty heyday. So, where are the […]

Hawaii downs UC Davis 3-1, Cal Poly clinches

By Cindy Luis on November 16, 2018

FINAL: Hawaii defeats UC Davis in four sets, 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 15-14. Set 4 UH wins 25-14. 9:16: Hawaii with its 12th block. Wahine win 25-14. 9:12. Davis wins challenge. replay at 22-13. 9:09: Davis challenging whether Hawaii block was down. If call stands, it’s 23-13. 9:03: Casey Castillo with her 11th kill. Hawaii up 18-11. TO Davis. 8:54: Hawaii up 9-6 TO Davis. Set 3 Davis wins 25-23 8:44: Casey Castillo hits wide. Davis wins 25-23. 8:41: Davis up […]

Wahine high on big signing class

By Brian McInnis on November 15, 2018

The Hawaii women’s basketball team bolstered its ranks considerably with the 2019 early signing period. Four of the players were mentioned on Warrior World previously. Those four are all incoming freshmen. They are: >> Nae Nae Calhoun, a 5-4 point guard out of JW North (Calif.) High >> Olivia Davies, a 5-9 combo guard out of Wasilla (Alaska) High >> MaKayla Edwards, a 5-10 guard/forward out of Salesian College (Calif.) Prep >> Kasey Neubert, a 6-0 forward out of Highlands […]

Hawaii sweeps UCI 3-0, MVB schedule released, Swords out

By Cindy Luis on November 15, 2018

FINAL: Hawaii sweeps UC Irvine, 25-19, 27-25, 25-16. Set 3 UH wins 25-16 8:46: Norene Iosia ends it 25-16. 8:38: Casey Castillo with her 14th kill, puts Hawaii up 20-12. TO UCI. Castillo needs one more kill to tie her career high. 8:30: McKenna Granato’s sixth kill puts Hawaii up 11-8. TO UCI Set 2 Hawaii wins 27-25. 8:13: Hitting error by UCI ends it 27-25. 8:12. Call stands. Sarah Liva with the kill. It’s 25-24. 8:10: UCI challenging whether […]

Soccer signs 7

By Brian McInnis on November 14, 2018

It was a productive signing day for Michele Nagamine and the Hawaii soccer team. The Rainbow Wahine added seven players, including one local prospect, for the 2019 season. All were officially announced on the national signing day Wednesday. It’s a defender-heavy class, at least going by their listed positions. UH just lost seniors Raisa Strom-Okimoto (F/M) and Sarah Lau (M) from a 9-7-1 (4-4 Big West) season that saw the fifth-place Wahine narrowly miss out on their first Big West […]

Volleyball NLI updates

By Cindy Luis on November 14, 2018

Pictured above are Anna Maidment Sabrina Hardisty and Ilihia Huddleston Maia Hannemann and family As mentioned previously, the players may sign an official NLI but coaches can’t talk about them until paperwork is received and processed. I believe Hawaii will do one big release so that may be a few days for indoor women and men. See beach update at bottom Signing with the indoor Wahine this morning at Dublin Coffman High (Ohio) was Riley Wagoner, 6-foot OH, recently named […]

VIDEO: UH football readies for senior night

By Brian McInnis on November 14, 2018

The Hawaii football team’s 18 seniors will be honored Saturday in the team’s 2018 home finale. But the Rainbow Warriors (6-5, 3-3 Mountain West), losers of four straight, still hope to qualify for the Hawaii Bowl by defeating UNLV at Aloha Stadium and thereby securing another home date on Dec. 22. UNLV (3-7, 1-5) is coming off its best performance of the season in a road win at San Diego State. Here’s video from Tuesday’s team practice featuring UH seniors […]