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Condolences to Ah Mow-Santos on the loss of her father

By Cindy Luis on March 14, 2019

Coach Robyn Ah Mow-Santos’ dad Talmage Ah Mow has passed away. He was a fixture at many practices and matches. A very sweet man. +++++ MPSF match of the week may be this one UCLA at BYU, 3 p.m. HST live stats click here Watch on Spectrum 409 or online at byutv.org ++++++ On another note, SandBows have added a fundraiser next month in California. The SandBows have scheduled their inaugural “Bowling for ‘Bows” fundraiser at the Fountain Bowl lanes […]

Parapunov, G. Worsley, Homayun-Scoles honored; Men No. 2, SandBows to No. 6

By Cindy Luis on March 11, 2019

Rado Parapunov repeated as Big West Player of Week, while Gage Worsley earned defensive player of the week on Monday. Per the Big West: For the second straight week and the fourth time in his career, Hawaii junior Rado Parapunov notched the Big West Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week award after leading the Warriors to the Outrigger Resorts Invitational title. The 6-foot-9 opposite averaged 4.75 kills per set and hit .554 (38-7-56) as UH extended its season-opening win streak […]

Court Sense: Lower campus live blog March 9

By Brian McInnis on March 9, 2019

The onslaught continues. If anything, it’s ramped up on Saturday. There’s the same trifecta of events going on at the Manoa lower campus — softball, baseball and men’s volleyball. But softball has a doubleheader today (Niagara and SIU-Edwardsville), baseball continues its four-game series against Oregon and volleyball hosts No. 6 Pepperdine to cap its three-day tournament. The UH women’s basketball team already won a big game at CSUN and the men’s team is looking to close the regular season with […]

Extra chat with MOP Parapunov after No. 2 Hawaii sweeps No. 6 Pepperdine

By Cindy Luis on March 9, 2019

Tourney MVP Rado Parapunov speaks about the #HawaiiMVB home crowd, closing out Pepperdine to move to 15-0, and what’s next. pic.twitter.com/fKox1TE2zU — Hawaii Warrior World (@hawaiiwworld) March 10, 2019 #HawaiiMVB makes No. 6 Pepperdine its latest sweep victim, 25-18, 25-20, 25-23 16 kills by SVT, 13 by Parapunov, 11 by Cowell Rado Parapunov named tournament MVP pic.twitter.com/xNnQHzhSp2 — Hawaii Warrior World (@hawaiiwworld) March 10, 2019 Senior hitter Stijn van Tilburg put down 16 kills, junior opposite Rado Parapunov added 13 […]

No. 2 Hawaii 3, No. 15 Ball State 0

By Cindy Luis on March 8, 2019

FINAL: No. 2 Hawaii completes a 25-22, 25-19, 25-18 sweep of No. 15 Ball State. 8:49: Stijn van Tilburg with his 12th kill, ends it at 25-18. 8:43: Ball state hitting error gives Hawaii the 19-15 lead. TO Cardinals. 8;39: Gage Worsley’s service overpass put back down, Ball State closes to 15-14. TO UH. 836: sorry lost the internet. Hawaii up 15-11 TTO. Stijn van Tilburg with a solo stuff of Matt Szews (his first error) and a kill. Joe […]

No. 2 Hawaii 3, King 0, Warriors tie program record at 13-0

By Cindy Luis on March 7, 2019

Senior hitter Stijn van Tilburg continued his climb up the career kills charts and No. 2 Hawaii (13-0) tied the program’s best start when sweeping King 25-8, 25-15, 25-7 in tonight’s second match of the 25th Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Invitational at the Stan Sheriff Center. Van Tilburg put down five kills to move into 11th place all-time with 1,170, eight shy of passing Pono Ma’a (1,177) for 10th. The Rainbow Warriors extended their NCAA-record consecutive sets won to 39 […]

Van Tilburg, Melounova honored by Big West; get your final four tickets now

By Cindy Luis on March 7, 2019

Congrats to Hawaii’s senior men’s volleyball player Stijn van Tilburg and junior women’s tennis player Petra Melounova. They will will be honored as the University of Hawaii’s recipients of the Big West Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. One male and one female student-athlete from each of the nine conference schools will be honored at a special banquet next Thursday at the Marriott Suites hotel in Garden Grove, Calif. Doubt if SVT will make the banquet. Warriors host CSUN next week. […]

Lots of action on campus this week

By Jason Kaneshiro on March 7, 2019

University of Hawaii fans could probably use a version of Disney’s “Park Hopper” pass to keep up with the action on the lower campus this week. The Rainbow Wahine softball team opened the on-campus action with an 11-2 win over St. Bonaventure on Wednesday to open the Outrigger Resorts Hawaii Spring Fling Tournament. The Wahine (13-4) take on California of the Pac-12 in the last of three games scheduled at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium on Thursday. The tournament runs through […]