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Day 5 practice … remembering Manny Relator

By Stephen Tsai on August 1, 2018

There were mixed results for the Warriors’ fifth practice of training camp. Quarterbacks Jeremy Moussa, Chevan Cordeiro, Cole McDonald and Kolney Cassel took turns in situational and scrimmage-like sessions. Moussa, a freshman, directed the only scoring drive. He completed a 56-yard pass to JoJo Ward to set up a 17-yard TD strike to a leaping Devan Stubblefield. “In the huddle, they were expecting the ball coming my way,” Ward recalled. “We had a connection coming my way.” In the past […]

U.S. men in town

By Cindy Luis on July 23, 2018

Team got in Sunday. Closed practices today, Tuesday and Wednesday at Punahou. Open practice Thursday 9 a.m. at ʻIolani. Scrimmages 7 p.m. Friday at Kamehameha and Saturday 6 p.m. at Kalani. $10 at door Tuilera will be with volleyball instead of with Warrior football this week. I am on mainland so will check in sporadically Aloha for now

Cowell-Rosenmeier 13th at World University Beach

By Cindy Luis on July 12, 2018

University of Hawaii men’s volleyball players Colton Cowell and Brett Rosenmeier finished 13th at the World University Beach Volleyball Championships in Munich, Germany, today. Cowell-Rosenmeier, seeded 28th, upset No. 2 seed Mateusz Lysikowski and Mateusz Paszkowski of Poland, 21-18, 12-21, 15-12 in a match that lasted 43 minutes at the TUM courts at Olympic Park. Earlier Thursday, Cowell-Rosenmeir were swept by 17th-seeded Abramenka-Piatrus of Belarus 21-16, 22-20 in the quarterfinals of 9-16 classification then outlasted Chile’s Pablo Prieto Figueroa-Ignacio Zaval […]

Maglio playing for Canada at Pan American Cup; Masui Allen’s services

By Cindy Luis on July 11, 2018

Former Hawaii All-American volleyball player Emily Maglio has helped Canada advance to Friday’s semifinals of the Pan American Cup in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Maglio had a combined 29 points in Canada’s sweeps of Peru, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic to win Group A. On Tuesday, the middle blocker had four kills, two blocks and a dig in the 25-23, 25-14, 25-20 victory over host Dominican Republic. Info for Masui Allen’s services available at masuiallen.com Family has several “Things […]

U.S. men’s team updated schedule, Masui Allen

By Cindy Luis on July 5, 2018

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team, has revised its training and match schedule for later this month. Expected to be among those training at ‘Iolani School on July 26 are Kawika Shoji (‘Iolani), Erik Shoji (Punahou) and Micah Christenson (Kamehameha). The matches are scheduled for July 27 at Kamehameha at 7 p.m. and July 28 at Kalani at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. The U.S. advanced in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Thursday with a sweep […]

Condolences to Masui Allen’s family

By Cindy Luis on July 3, 2018

Updating Masui Allen passed this morning Will post service information when I get it Leaving the GoFundMe link up in case you’d like to donate family can use the help https://www.gofundme.com/help-for-masui-allen They were Hoping to raise $22,000. At $17,000 as of July 3 Former Warrior volleyball player Masui Allen diagnosed with Stage 4 Cancer. He was seeking an alternative treatment program after being told there was nothing else traditional treatment can do. He has 10 children ranging from 1 1/2 […]

Good to go

By Stephen Tsai on June 30, 2018

Several years ago, mainland police departments were hiring away HPD officers with the lure of higher pay and better benefits. It was irritating (HPD spent money to train officers who would leave) and complimentary (HPD officers were good enough to be poached.) . And that leads to the how UH is developing players that others are poaching. It’s been going on for a long time. But in recent years, what has stood out was Boise State plucking Zak Hill 48 […]

U.S. drops VNL match to Brazil in 5

By Cindy Luis on June 2, 2018

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team, with three starters with Hawaii ties in the lineup, remained undefeated in FIVB Volleyball Nations League play on Saturday with a sweep of Korea in Goiania, Brazil. Micah Christenson (Kamehameha) set the Americans to a 25-23, 25-21, 25-11 victory. Also starting were middle Taylor Averill (University of Hawaii) and libero Erik Shoji (Punahou). The U.S. (5-0) concludes the second round of pool play against Brazil (4-1) today. Christensen, who gave way to Kawika Shoji […]