Jake Ingram is today’s guest on the Warrior Beat video show at noon.
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It’s going to be a busy Wednesday for Greg McMackin and Jim Donovan.
Both are on a business trip in Japan.
On Wednesday morning, they will meet for two hours with officials from Tokai University. In the afternoon, they will meet with business leaders to discuss a joint Hawai‘i/Japan soccer project.
McMackin and Donovan then depart from Japan. Because they’re flying across the international dateline, they arrive in Hawai‘i Wednesday morning, ready for a full day of work.
“We’re building bridges,” McMackin said of the trip, which is not being paid by state or UH funds.
Donovan said the trip already has led to:
• A proposal in which UH football telecasts will be shown on a delayed basis in Japan.
• Several of Japan’s college football teams will attend UH clinics. Some are scheduled to attend UH’s spring practice in April.
• Paving the way to sell H logo merchandise in Japan.
The itinerary shows McMackin and Donovan have met with officials from NBA Japan, NFL Japan and Japan’s college football association.
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There are two reasons why UH feels comfortable about the running back position this spring: Hogan “Bulldoza” Rosehill and Kainoa Carlson.
Rosehill, who is 6 feet and 225 pounds, shut down Manti Te’o — in basketball. In the 2008 state final, Rosehill, a Kamehameha-Hawai‘i forward, scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 41-38 loss to Punahou. Te’o was held to six points. Rosehill was named to The Advertiser’s 2008 All-State basketball team.
Carlson, who is 6 feet and 220 pounds, transferred from Pacific Lutheran, where he played as a freshman.
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Here’s an e-mail from John Smith of ProKick Australia:
ProKick Australia have trained and assessed Alex (Dunnachie) to the standard required for a Div 1 scholarship.
Alex is also an excellent student,and all admission paperwork has been processed.
Alex’s best recorded punt so far has been 82 yards from boot to the ball hitting the ground, with a 5.65 hangtime.
We will be releasing a press release this week.
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Happy birthday to Betty (BG’s wife) and Wreckneyze.