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VIDEO: Hawaii women’s volleyball seizes upon home advantage to open NCAA tournament

By Brian McInnis on December 6, 2019

The chants and cheers probably weren’t as loud or as emphatic as they were just two weeks ago, when Hawaii rolled Long Beach State in front of a sold-out crowd at the Stan Sheriff Center. But the signature “Let’s Go Bows!” cries ringing out in the Sheriff in front of 7,126 on Friday night were still plenty boisterous in UH’s first hosted NCAA tournament match since 2013. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII VS. NORTHERN COLORADO NCAA FIRST ROUND And UH (25-3) […]

VIDEO: Hawaii women’s volleyball’s NCAA tournament check-in Tuesday

By Cindy Luis on December 3, 2019

After taking Monday off, the Rainbow Wahine are back to practice in the arena. A bit of a departure to be in the Sheriff Center this early in the week. They have normally been in Gym 1 during early parts of the previous weeks, in part because they can run three courts instead of just the one the SSC. But new season, new routine. Arena being prepped. NCAA logos and signage up and staff covering up sponsorship signage. It’s supposed […]

VIDEO: Hawaii sweeps Long Beach State for outright Big West women’s volleyball title

By Warrior World on November 23, 2019

For the first time since 2016, the Hawaii women’s volleyball team is the champion of the Big West Conference. Three outgoing players — libero Rika Okino, setter Bailey Choy and hitter McKenna Ross — spoke to Hawaii Warrior World after the sweep and senior night ceremonies. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII VS. LONG BEACH STATE The Wahine will learn next week Sunday if they will host a subregional or must head to the mainland to play.

VIDEO: Fourth-quarter timeline of Hawaii football’s 42-40 win over San Jose State

By Brian McInnis on November 10, 2019

In a late-season twist, redshirt freshman Chevan Cordeiro was called upon to start for Hawaii against San Jose State on Saturday night. The Saint Louis School product came through, throwing for 309 yards and three touchdowns and running for two more in the Rainbow Warriors’ 42-40 victory to improve to 6-4 on the season and 3-3 in the Mountain West. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII VS. SAN JOSE STATE It was a typically close battle with the Spartans — last season […]

VIDEO: Hawaii men’s basketball wins 2019-20 opener over Florida A&M

By Warrior World on November 9, 2019

Behind a career-high 15 points and nine rebounds from junior Samuta Avea and an effective debut for freshman Bernardo da Silva, the Hawaii men’s basketball team was victorious in its 2019-20 season opener over Florida A&M, 65-52 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Da Silva, a 6-foot-9 Brazilian who played prep ball at the Wasatch Academy in Utah, scored 11 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had an emphatic pair of blocked shots for UH. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII […]

VIDEO: Hawaii women’s volleyball beats Cal Poly in 4 sets

By Brian McInnis on November 3, 2019

The No. 21 Hawaii women’s volleyball team started fast, withstood a lull, then powered past two-time defending Big West champion Cal Poly to assume first place in the conference standings on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. UH (20-3, 10-2 Big West) won 25-15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-23 to move a half-game ahead of CP (16-7, 9-2), which swept UH at Mott Gym in San Luis Obispo, Calif., last month. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII VS. CAL POLY Coach Robyn Ah […]

VIDEO: Fourth-quarter timeline of Hawaii football’s 41-38 loss to Fresno State

By Brian McInnis on November 3, 2019

Fair warning: This one might be tough to re-live, Hawaii football fans. Nevertheless, Warrior World’s mission is to document both the successes and shortcomings of University of Hawaii sports, and Saturday night’s 41-38 loss to Fresno State at Aloha Stadium was, unfortunately for the Rainbow Warriors, one of the latter. It was a highly dramatic fourth quarter, with the Bulldogs in the process of pulling away for a road victory before Chevan Cordeiro appeared poised to rouse the Warriors to […]

VIDEO: Fourth-quarter timeline of Hawaii football’s 56-26 loss to Air Force

By Brian McInnis on October 19, 2019

The fourth quarter started off so well for Hawaii on Saturday night. The Rainbow Warriors, for a moment, appeared poised to launch into full comeback mode against Air Force, opening the final period with a touchdown connection between Cole McDonald and JoJo Ward. >> PHOTO GALLERY: HAWAII VS. AIR FORCE But it was not to be. Air Force would score three more touchdowns and roll to 56-26 road win — dealing UH its first defeat at home in a 4-3 (1-2 […]