Hey Hawaii hoops fans! Got some personal news here for you.
We’re undergoing some reshuffling of roles in the Star-Advertiser sports department, and for yours truly that means a new assignment.
Effective pretty much immediately, I’m going to be a general assignment sports reporter, focused on UH sports coverage and helping our online content. Exactly how much of each remains to be hammered out.
You’re in very experienced hands as far as your UH men’s hoops content, as Stephen Tsai has agreed to helm our coverage in addition to his football and baseball beats. Definitely a crowded plate for him, but it all involves things in his wheelhouse.
I will assist on football, basketball, and many of the smaller sports as well. Hopefully, this gives me a chance to give you a dab of fresh perspective.
This blog space will remain, though in exactly what capacity remains to be seen. It might branch out from just basketball to general analysis and thoughts after various game coverage.
It’s been a very interesting last 10-plus years for me on the Rainbow Warriors beat (and for most of that span, the Rainbow Wahine hoops beat as well). There’s been four men’s head coaches of wide-ranging personalities (Bob Nash, Gib Arnold, Benjy Taylor, and Eran Ganot), countless more memorable players, an NCAA Tournament appearance and an NCAA investigation.
What a ride.
Thanks to those who chimed in on my coverage, positive or negative, via email, comments, or in person over the years. The feedback was almost always welcome.
Looking forward to what comes next.