And the winner of Friday’s contest, as selected by Castle High grad Avis Yasmura, is … Kio.
He wins a pair of tickets to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.
E-mail me at email@example.com for pickup details.
Thanks again to Stretch for donating the tickets, Avis for making the selection, and for the readers who entered.
Another contest will be held Saturday.
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From UH’s Derek Inouchi:
Thirty University of Hawai‘i student-athletes (will be) among the hundreds of graduates at the Mid-Year Commencement Exercises (tomorrow) at the Stan Sheriff Center. The list includes current and former student-athletes who represent 12 sports.
The football team led all sports with 13 graduates, 11 of which just completed their eligibility this past season. Women’s track and field had three graduates followed by women’s swimming and diving (2), women’s basketball (2), women’s water polo (2), men’s basketball (1), baseball (1), sailing (1), men’s swimming and diving (1), men’s tennis (1), and women’s tennis (1).
Each of the graduates will receive an H-logo stole courtesy of the UH Letterwinners Club and participate in a pre-graduation breakfast along with their families at the UHLC Clubhouse.
Women’s Swimming & Diving
Men’s Swimming & Diving
Track & Field
Ava Marie Cavaco
Meike De Nooy
Lisa Van Raalte
* also competed on women’s volleyball team
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If you’re keeping score at home, there’s a site that charted all of the 2009 preseason football predictions from national publications.
Even the best had their misses. Phil Steele was largely correct in his predictions, and he essentially was on the mark with a predicted co-sixth-place finish for the Warriors. The Warriors finished in a three-way tie for fifth in the WAC.
But Steele predicted Oregon would finish sixth in the Pac-10, Cincinnati fifth in the Big East, BYU first in the Mountain West .and Alabama eighth nationally.
And that’s why only long-time AARP members win state lotteries.
Here’s the link:
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Head coach Greg McMackin returns to the islands today after a 48-hour recruiting trip to the Mainland. He wanted to make it back in time for tomorrow’s graduation ceremony.