Warrior Beat

Expanded coverage of UH football, including practice notes, game analysis, recruiting info and observations on the Mountain West Conference.

About the blog host

Stephen Tsai covers University of Hawaii football for the Star-Advertiser. Follow him on Twitter @StephenTsai and sign up for the Hawaii football newsletter here: http://www.hawaiiwarriorworld.com/email-signup/

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Live football blog: Hawaii vs. UNLV

By Stephen Tsai on December 12, 2020

Hawaii ended the season with a rush — lots of them — in a 38-21 defeat of UNLV tonight at Aloha Stadium. The Warriors ran for 295 non-sack yards — their best ground effort since gaining 323 in the opener — and five rushing TDs. UH quarterback Chevan Cordeiro was 20 of 33 for 252 yards. UH ends the abbreviated season at 4-4. UNLV finishes 0-6. * * * * * Matthew Shipley connects on a season-long 44-yard field goal […]

Basketball live blog: Hawaii vs. Hawaii Pacific

By Stephen Tsai on December 11, 2020

James Jean-Marie scored 21 points and Mate Colina added a career-high 17 to power UH to an 83-50 rout of HPU tonight in the Stan Sheriff Center. * * * * * The ‘Bows used their inside game to construct a 30-25 lead at the intermission. Mate Colina, the tallest player on the court at 7 feet, scored nine first-half points on 3-for-5 shooting. UH’s other post, James Jean-Marie contributed six. The ‘Bows scored 18 points in the paint, and […]

Live football blog: Hawaii vs. San Jose State

By Stephen Tsai on December 5, 2020

Nick Starkel threw two scoring passes and Tyler Nevens rushed for two touchdowns to lift unbeaten San Jose State to its fifth victory in a row. The Spartans are atop the Mountain West with a game remaining in this eight-week season. Boise State’s game was canceled this week, leaving the Broncos with a 4-0 record against league opponents. There were concerns about the status of this game all week. Santa Clara County’s coronavirus-related restrictions forced the game to relocate from […]

Live football blog: Hawaii vs. Nevada

By Stephen Tsai on November 28, 2020

Chevan Cordeiro led Hawaii to a 24-21 upset of Nevada tonight at Aloha Stadium. The Wolf Pack entered atop the Mountain West with a 5-0 league record. But Cordeiro threw for one touchdown and ran for another to knock the Pack down to third place behind San Jose State and Boise State. Cordeiro was 26 of 32 for 246 yards. He also gained 76 yards on non-sack keepers and scrambles. The Warriors converted on seven of their final eight third-down […]

Live football blog: Hawaii vs. Boise State

By Stephen Tsai on November 21, 2020

Hawaii’s frenetic falls short as Boise State, after 4 minutes of review, is awarded a drama-ending first down, clinching 40-32 victory at Aloha Stadium. The Warriors scored 15 unanswered points to close to 40-32 with 4:52 to play. The Broncos advanced to the UH 33, where they faced a fourth-and-3. Boise State quarterback Hank Bachmeier was flushed from pocket and sprinted toward the first-down marker on the right sideline Bachmeier was initially ruled to have been knocked out at the […]

Live football blog: Hawaii vs. San Diego State

By Stephen Tsai on November 14, 2020

San Diego State rolled up 326 rushing yards in overpowering Hawaii, 34-10, today at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, Calif. The Aztecs used two long scoring runs en route to a 28-0 advantages at the intermission. The Aztecs attempted only one pass in the second half — and it was intercepted by Quentin Frazier. UH’s Chevan Cordeiro was 17 of 35 for 209 yards, but 75 came on Calvin Turner’s catch-and-run play. UH is 2-2 at the halfway point […]

Live blog: Hawaii vs. New Mexico

By Stephen Tsai on November 7, 2020

Chevan Cordeiro threw for 410 yards and four touchdowns to boost Hawaii to a 39-33 victory over New Mexico at Aloha Stadium. Cordeiro helped rally the Rainbow Warriors from a 20-7 deficit in the second quarter to improve to 2-1. The Lobos fell to 0-2. The Warriors rolled up 505 yards. Nick Mardner caught six passes for 147 yards and a touchdown for the Warriors. UH goes back on the road to play San Diego State next Saturday in Carson, […]

Live football blog: Hawaii vs. Wyoming

By Stephen Tsai on October 30, 2020

Wyoming ran often and then ran away to a 31-7 victory over Hawaii at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyo. The Cowboys’ ground game accounted for 281 of their 393 yards. Xazavian Valladay rushed 163 yards and Trey Smith gained 89 yards. They each scored two touchdowns. The Cowboys controlled the clock for 38 minutes, 15 seconds. UH quarterback Chevan Cordeiro was 11 of 26 for 110 yards. He was sacked five times. Both teams are now 1-1. UH plays […]