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Hawaii volleyball: Emily Maglio makes Canadian national team, Stijn van Tilburg named academic all-district

By Cindy Luis on May 16, 2019

The road trips will continue for Emily Maglio. The indoor and beach volleyball was one of 18 players selected to the Canadian Indoor National Team. Maglio, who most recently earned AVCA All-America honorable mention honors in beach volleyball earlier this week, will be competing with Team Canada at the Challenge Cup — a continental pre-qualifier for the Volleyball Nations League to be held in Chateaugauay, Quebec — from May 31-June 2. Canada also will compete in the Pan American Games […]

Hawaii volleyball: 2 Warriors on OffTheBlock all-Euro team; Tita Akiu doesn’t make cut; Ryan Wilcox honored at Pan Am Cup

By Cindy Luis on May 14, 2019

Hawaii’s Rado Parapunov (Bulgaria) and Stijn van Tilburg (Netherlands) were named to Off The Block’s All-Euro collegiate team. Van Tilburg led all pin hitters and was second in the nation with a .457 attack percentage, along with being in the nation’s top 15 averaging 3.82 kills per game. He also had double-digit kills in both of the team’s NCAA tournament matches and a season-high 25 kills and zero errors on a .543 attack percentage in a victory against Long Beach […]

Hawaii volleyball: Rainbow Warriors feted at Governor’s office; Emily Maglio-Amy Ozee named beach honorable mention All-America

By Cindy Luis on May 8, 2019

The Warriors were honored at the Capitol today by Gov. David Ige. Not all the players were there, some stayed on mainland, some finishing finals. #HawaiiMVB is honored by Gov. David Ige for the team’s standout 2019 season. pic.twitter.com/NSKWC2ubDQ — Hawaii Warrior World (@hawaiiwworld) May 8, 2019 ______ The AVCA announced its Beach Volleyball All-America teams today with SandBows Emily Maglio and Amy Ozee earning honorable mention. It’s the first honor for Ozee while Maglio earned All-America mention for the […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: Unforgettable ride

By Brian McInnis on May 5, 2019

Whether you were a diehard Hawaii volleyball fan or a late-comer to the sensation that was #WarriorBall19, you likely shared in some indelible moments over the past few months. The record 74-set streak, and the moment it came to an end to a standing ovation at home. The five-setters at Long Beach State to cap the regular season. The epic rematch with The Beach for the Big West title played in front of an epic sellout crowd. The curious timing […]

NCAA men’s volleyball: Long Beach State 3, Hawaii 1

By Cindy Luis on May 4, 2019

Worsley brothers during national anthem Named to the all-tournament team were Joe Worsley, Colton Cowell and Rado Parapunov from Hawaii From the Beach were Josh Tuaniga, Nick Amado, Simon Andersen and TJ DeFalco (MVP) +++++ Set 4: Beach wins 25-23 7:38: TJ DeFalco with his 20th kill ends it. 7:30: Beach up 23-21. TO UH 7:24. Challenge denied. it’s 19-18 and now 20-18 on Josh Tuaniga’s ace. TO Hawaii. 7:23: Hawaii challenging that there was a net violation on the […]

NCAA men’s volleyball: No ticket? Free watch party outside the Pyramid, tailgate too

By Cindy Luis on May 4, 2019

There may be some tickets left but if you feel like driving down without one, the Beach has a open-air picnic-style watch party a la Sunset on the Beach with a big screen. It’s makai side of the Pyramid beyond the track. Free to get in the venue but $9 for parking. There will be at least one food truck. Bring a blanket and sweater since it will be chilly tonight. They did this also for Thursday except they told […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: Warriors practice Friday, earn 5 awards from OffTheBlock

By Cindy Luis on May 3, 2019

Looking up at the Pyramid ceiling Christine Worsley with her sons’ dog, Kai Hawaii has practice from 11 a.m. -12:30. Press conference at 12:45 That’s 8 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. HST Go to Tournament Central at LongBeachState.com for a live stream of the press conference. ____ The Warriors picked up five awards from OffTheBlock.com on Friday and took second for two others. For the complete release click here. Lloyd Ball/Best Setter: Joe Worsley Bryan Ive/Best Opposite: Rado Parapunov Erik Shoji/Best […]

NCAA men’s volleyball: Final Long Beach State 3, Pepperdine 1

By Cindy Luis on May 2, 2019

Only going to update with set scores and final leaders Watch here Live stats here Set 1 goes to Long Beach State 25-20 Set 2 to Pepperdine 25-21 on an ace by Kaleb Denmark. Set 3 a very convincing 25-16 win by the 49ers. Beach finishes 25-15