Final stretch

It’s final-exams week for the Warriors. There are about 15 Warriors expected to earn bachelor’s degrees on Saturday, including left tackle Dejon Allen, defensive end Meffy Koloamatangi, running back Diocemy Saint Juste and safety Trayvon Henderson. Many of the Warriors will be completing work on their bachelor’s degree in nine semesters — a rapid rate that is credited to Na Koa and...
Via Warrior Beat
5 days ago

Allen named to MW first team

Dejon Allen continued his remarkable week with his selection to the Mountain West first team for football. Allen, who completed his UH eligibility in the past Saturday’s regular-season finale, was named the Warriors’ offensive MVP at the team banquet on Saturday. Allen also has accepted an invitation to play in the Jan. 20 East-West Shrine Game in Florida. Diocemy Saint Juste, who...
Via Warrior Beat
17 days ago

Hawaii Warriors place three players on All-Mountain West teams

Allen, Saint Juste, and Tavai were the Warriors selected for all conference honors The Hawaii Warriors finished the season with three members selected to the All-Mountain West teams, and two others received honorable mentions. The All-Mountain teams were picked by select media and Mountain West head coaches. Hawaii's lone placement on the first team was Senior offensive linemen Dejon...
Via Mountain West Connection
17 days ago

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors vs. Utah State Aggies Preview

Hawaii travels to a potentially winter wonderland-like Logan to play Utah State HAWAII @ UTAH STATE Location: Logan, Utah (Maverik Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 a.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: Spectrum Sports PPV on Oahu. Streaming: WatchStadium app Radio: ESPN 1420 Head-to-head: Utah State leads the series 8-6. The Aggies have won the last three games in the...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 13, 2017

Ailments end two Warrior careers

Two players who entered as walk-ons will not get to finish their senior seasons because of physical ailments. Linebacker Max Broman, who was put on scholarship this past summer, and Terrence Sayles,who worked his way to starting corner and off-set kickoff returner, have completed their UH careers, head coach Nick Rolovich confirmed. The timing is unfortunate. Broman, who was raised...
Via Warrior Beat
November 08, 2017

Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Preview

Hawaii enters the rivalry game having lost six of their last seven games FRESNO STATE VS. HAWAII Location: Halawa, Hawaii (Aloha Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, November 11th at 6:00 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: Spectrum Sports PPV on Oahu. Streaming: WatchStadium app (Again, we've been through this. Check the app, but do not trust Spectrum. Be ready to listen to Bobby Curran) Radio...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 06, 2017

UH seniors draw interest

More than a dozen NFL scouts have booked plans to watch the Warriors play in this weekend’s game against UNLV. The top UH senior prospects, we’ve been told, are safety Trayvon Henderson, defensive end Meffy Koloamatangi, running back Diocemy Saint Juste and left tackle Dejon Allen. Allen projects as a guard or center at the next level. There also is an NFL team looking at left guard John Wa‘a.
Via Warrior Beat
November 02, 2017

Hawaii Rainbow Warriors @ UNLV Rebels Preview

Hawaii travels to the ninth island in desperate need of a win HAWAII @ UNLV Location: Las Vegas, Nevada (Sam Boyd Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, November 4th at 12:00 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: Spectrum Sports PPV on Oahu, nothing for mainlanders as far as I know. Streaming: WatchStadium app (I think. We've been through this. Do not trust Spectrum, be ready to listen to Bobby...
Via Mountain West Connection
October 30, 2017

San Diego State @ Hawaii Preview

Slumping Aztecs take their two-game losing streak to Oahu SAN DIEGO STATE vs. HAWAII Location: Halawa, Hawaii (Aloha Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, October 28th at 5:15 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: ESPN2 Streaming: WatchESPN app (Spectrum can't stop this!) Radio: ESPN 1420 Head-to-head: San Diego State leads the series 20-9-2, winning last year's contest in a 55-0 rout. Aztecs have...
Via Mountain West Connection
October 23, 2017

Picture this

An editor used to insist a poll was a snapshot of a particular time. Today’s team-picture day illustrates the Warriors’ immediate status compared to that of training camp. Among the differences between now and then: > Graduate assistant John Estes is coaching the offensive line. > Frank Abreu and Hunter Hughes are on scholarship. > Wesley Faagau is an offensive lineman....
Via Warrior Beat
October 21, 2017

Central Division Offseason Review

Chicago Bulls Additions: Ryan Arcidiacono, Antonio Blakeney, Kris Dunn, Justin Holiday, Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen, David Nwaba, Quincy Pondexter, Diamond Stone Subtractions: Jimmy Butler, Isaiah Canaan, Michael Carter-Williams, Joffrey Lauvergne, Anthony Morrow, Rajon Rondo, Dwyane Wade 2017-18 Cap Space: None (could get to $17.7 million). $5.2 million under Salary Floor. Under...
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October 14, 2017  |  Discuss

San Jose State vs. Hawaii Preview

Rainbow Warriors limp back to Oahu looking to rebound from a tough loss in Reno SAN JOSE STATE vs. HAWAII Location: Halawa, Hawaii (Aloha Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, October 14th at 6:00 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: Spectrum Sports, pay-per-view in Hawaii only. Not televised on the mainland Streaming: I don’t know, man. The Mountain West claims the game will be on the Watch Stadium...
Via Mountain West Connection
October 09, 2017

Hawaii @ Nevada Preview

Rainbow Warriors will take another long trip to the mainland to face the struggling Wolf Pack HAWAII @ NEVADA Location: Reno, Nevada (Mackay Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, October 7th at 4:30 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: CBS Sports Network Streaming: CBS Sports app with subscription Radio: ESPN 1420 Head-to-head: Nevada leads the series 12-9, but Hawaii won last year's contest...
Via Mountain West Connection
October 02, 2017

Help is on the way

The Warriors are expected to be healthier for Saturday’s road game against Nevada. Offensive linemen Dejon Allen and Fred Ulu-Perry and tight end Metuisela ‘Unga are expected to be available, head coach Nick Rolovich said. Tight end Dakota Torres’ availability will be evaluated this week. The Warriors depart on Thursday afternoon. There also is a possibility that placekicker Michael...
Via Warrior Beat
October 01, 2017

Colorado State vs. Hawaii Preview

Rainbow Warriors face another tough test after losing a heart-breaker in Laramie COLORADO STATE VS. HAWAII Location: Halawa, Hawaii (Aloha Stadium) Date/Time: Saturday, September 30th at 6 p.m. (Hawaii Time) Television: Spectrum Sports, pay-per-view on Oahu. Not televised on the mainland Streaming: WatchStadium app (for mainland viewers) Radio: ESPN 1420 Head-to-head: Colorado State...
Via Mountain West Connection
September 25, 2017

Blast from the past

With a half hour remaining in today’s practice, former head coach Bob Wagner was summoned to address the Warriors. Wagner spoke of fighting through this weekend’s conditions — Laramie’s thin air, possible chilly rain — and enjoying Hawaii’s blue skies and friendly people. And then Wagner became lost in emotion. “Once you stand in front of the University of Hawaii football team,”...
Via Warrior Beat
September 19, 2017

VIDEO: Hawaii Football Player Gets Scholarship From WWE’s New Day

VIEW GALLERY Hawaii football player Hunter Hughes began the season as a walk-on. However, when the Rainbow Warriors return to the field on Saturday night against Wyoming, the back up quarterback will be a full scholarship player. On Wednesday night during a WWE Live event in Honolulu, Hughes entered the ring with WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions The New Day for a brief...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 14, 2017

Pac-12 admits mistake in missed targeting call on UCLA LB

The Pac-12 on Monday admitted an error in a missed targeting call during Saturday’s UCLA-Hawaii game.UCLA linebacker Kenny Young was injured after being leveled by Hawaii’s Metuisela Unga in the first quarter: Unga was not called for a penalty on the play despite clearly targeting Young with the hit to the head.Pac-12 VP of Officiating David Coleman later came on TV and said the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Special delivery

As a UH quarterback, Nick Rolovich delivered some of the sweetest passes. But to his blockers, he was remembered for his Monday deliveries. If the Warriors amassed more than 300 passing yards in a victory, the following Monday there would be boxes of pizza in the o-line’s meeting room. And, yes, even line coach Mike Cavanaugh was allowed several slices. Rolovich said it was his way...
Via Warrior Beat
August 29, 2017

Game day: UMass

HADLEY, Mass. — Today’s most interesting sporting event that doesn’t involved a UFC fighter or “Money” is set to kick off the Warriors’ 2017 season. There are key returnees for UH on both sides of the ball — notably QB Dru Brown, RB Diocemy Saint Juste, LT Dejon Allen, TE Metuisela ‘Unga, MLB Jahlani Tavai, and FS Trayvon Henderson. But after a purposeful offseason and preseason...
Via Warrior Beat
August 26, 2017

VIDEO: Hawaii Football Player Gets Scholarship While Hypnotized In Front Of Team

It’s that time of year. With football season on the way, teams are giving out the last of their scholarships this season to walk-on players that have proven themselves through heir hard work and effort. It’s become customary for some of the more fun-embracing schools to give the athletes their scholarships in some kind of elaborate, or public way. No one has raised it to an art form...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2017

BYU basketball: Collinsworth’s triple-double leads Cougs past Hawaii 90-70

Senior guard Tyler Haws scored 30 or more points for the second straight game and third time this season and pushed his streak of double-figure scoring games to 57 on Saturday afternoon at BYU's home away from home, EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City. Naturally, the Cougar guard everyone was talking about after BYU's 90-70 win over Hawaii was Kyle Collinsworth. A triple-double...
Via Jazz Notes
August 03, 2017

Five teams with the best shot of knocking off the Cavs in the East

Cleveland has found itself in an unexpected position this offseason. Following the team’s second NBA Finals loss in three years to the Golden State Warriors, the general NBA populace entered the summer months assuming the Cavs would retain their core and take another stab at Golden State next June.Despite all the inevitable offseason jockeying, in the end we’d have LeBron, Kyrie...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Packer rejoins Warriors

Of all the Packers — Billy Packer, Aaron Rodgers, Trevor Davis — one of our favorites is Damien Packer. We first met him during unsupervised football workouts several years ago. I think it was Ne’Quan Phillips who said Packer was going to be a special player. Back then, Packer was a walk-on from the Big […]
Via Warrior Beat
July 30, 2017

Special interests

The Warriors are trying to rebuild the triangle offense following the graduations of short-snapper Brodie Nakama, holder Ikaika Woolsey and kicker/punter Rigo Sanchez. Noah Borden, who handled long-snapping duties last year, can be a full-service snapper. So, too, can Shawn McCarthy, who redshirted last year after transferring from Puget Sound. H-back Dayton Furuta and tight […]
Via Warrior Beat
July 11, 2017
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