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Hawaii athletics: Ups and downs of a busy Saturday

By Brian McInnis on February 23, 2020

A lot happened in the realm of University of Hawaii athletics on Saturday, the 22nd of February. Some of it was excellent, some so-so, and some UH fans would probably sooner forget. Just about every spring sport was in action in form or fashion, with the notable exception being the No. 1 UH men’s volleyball team, which had a bye week. UH tennis also did not play Saturday. The singular greatest achievements were had by the men’s and women’s swimming […]

Hawaii volleyball: No. 5 SandBows 3, No. 3 LSU 2; men’s results

By Cindy Luis on February 22, 2020

The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic No. 5 Hawaii 3, No. 3 LSU 2 No. 5 Hawaii 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 No. 1 UCLA 3, No. 5 Hawaii 2 No. 1 UCLA 4, No. 3 LSU 1 No. 1 UCLA 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 No. 3 LSU 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 Hawaii 3, LSU 2 1. Pani Napoleon-Morgan Martin def. Kristen Nuss-Claire Coppoa, up 22-20, 21-12 2. Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles def. Jess Schaben-Sydney Moore, 21-16, 21-15 3. […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: Recents from earlier this week

By Cindy Luis on February 20, 2020

Thursday No. 2 BYU def. Concordia-Irvine 25-15, 25-19, 25-20 USC def. No. 12 Stanford 25-21, 19-25, 25-23, 25-21 McKendree def. Lindenwood 22-25, 25-21, 25-14, 28-26 Wednesday No. 3 UC Santa Barbara def. No. 8 UCLA 25-23, 25-22, 25-18 (Bruins with 20 SEs) No. 5 Lewis def. Quincy 25-17, 25-23, 25-11

Rainbow Forecast: Washington State to test Hawaii baseball; women’s basketball has first-place showdown; SandBows begin

By Brian McInnis on February 17, 2020

With the exception of the top-ranked Hawaii men’s volleyball team, just about every other spring sport is in action this week. That includes beach volleyball, which opens its 2020 season in the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic at Queen’s Beach. The SandBows begin at No. 5. Scout the smorgasbord below and pick your spots, because there’s an absolute ton going on — though much of it takes place on the mainland for sports like water polo, swimming and women’s tennis. The […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: Rainbow Warriors stay No. 1; Guilherme Voss Big West, OffTheBlock freshman of week; Viking Chant at Stanford

By Cindy Luis on February 17, 2020

Hawaii stayed at No. 1 in this week’s AVCA poll, and picked up a first-place vote from last week. It’s the Warriors with 12, No. 2 BYU with the other four. #AVCA Top-15: 1. Hawai'i2. BYU3. UC Santa Barbara4. Long Beach State5. LewisT-6. PepperdineT-6. UC Irvine8. UCLA9. Penn State10. UC San Diego11. Princeton12. Stanford13. Grand Canyon14. Purdue Fort Wayne15. George Mason — AVCA (@AVCAVolleyball) February 17, 2020 Congrats to Hawaii freshman middle Guilherme Voss, national freshman of week from OffTheBlock […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: FINAL No. 1 Hawaii 3, No. 11 Stanford 0; UCSD stuns UCI

By Cindy Luis on February 15, 2020

Senior opposite Rado Parapunov and senior hitter Colton Cowell each put down 11 kills as No. 1 Hawaii swept No. 11 Stanford for a second consecutive night, winning the non conference volleyball match in Stanford, Calif., 25-23, 25-13, 25-20. It was the the Rainbow Warriors’ 14th straight nonconference road win dating back to 2018 and Hawaii’s seventh sweep in a row, 12th of the season. The Warriors (14-0) only have dropped two sets, one each in the 3-1 road victories […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: No. 1 Hawaii 3, No. 11 Stanford 0, other results

By Cindy Luis on February 14, 2020

FINAL: Senior opposite Rado Parapunov put down 15 kills and sophomore outside hitter Filip Humler added a career-high 13 to lead No. 1 Hawaii to a 25-15, 25-18, 25-22 sweep of No. 11 Stanford in a nonconference men’s volleyball match tonight in Stanford, Calif. Senior hitter Colton Cowell added a match-high 13 digs to go with nine kills for the Rainbow Warriors (13-0). Cowell had a 3-0 serving run late in Set 3, with an ace and a kill, as […]

Rainbow Forecast: Marquee matchups at home for Hawaii basketball, on road for men’s volleyball

By Brian McInnis on February 10, 2020

All five of Hawaii’s primary spring spectator sports are in action this week, plus some others. The No. 1 UH men’s volleyball team (12) and Rainbow Wahine basketball team (five) put some significant win streaks on the line. The volleyballers head to the Bay Area to face No. 11 Stanford in a two-match set, while the Wahine host always-competitive Cal State Northridge. UH men’s basketball has two marquee home matchups in Long Beach State on Wednesday and league leader UC […]