Here’s an e-mail:
Aloha Na Koa Board Members,
Effective April 2, 2010 I will resign as Executive Director of Na Koa Football Club.
I want to thank all of you for the hard work and dedication given in support of the Warrior Football players over the past year. Through your efforts Na Koa is in a better position to help graduate more players, place Warrior Football into the nations Top 25 teams, andhelp Warrior Football garner a BCS bid and win the game.
I could not have asked for a more professional and dedicated group to work with and to represent. I wish you all the best in your future work with Na Koa.
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The guessing game will continue for another week. UH is not expected to hire a new basketball coach this coming week.
Today is the first day athletic director Jim Donovan and members of his advisory panel will review applications. Donovan said there are about 30 applicants through last night, although that estimate does not include applications that might be en route through FedEx or other delivery services. Because there is an open-application process, candidates, in theory, could apply up to the time Donovan makes his decision.
The time frame will be at least a week more because Donovan and his advisory panel would like to do in-person interviews here and on the Mainland. They also need to determine whether some of the candidates meet the minimum qualifications. One of the MQs is five years of college coaching experience, although a coach can receive credit for equivalency work.
In the meantime, basketball fans can focus on their NCAA pools. For amusement purposes only, of course.
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At the suggestion of one of our readers, let’s have a contest. Six baseball tickets to the person who correctly guesses the next UH head coach. The first tie-breaker is the date and time of the news conference. After that, we’ll let Avis draw the winning name from the finalists. Only one winner, though. So, for instance, my entry would be: John Wooden, Wednesday, March 24, 11:59 p.m.
Good luck everyone.
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Know that annoying know-it-all sitting next to you at a baseball game? Well, you can be that know-it-all. Just go to this site, then drop some college baseball knowledge on the guy who keeps yelling: “Walk is just as good as a hit.”