Category Archives: What’s Happening

The Power of a Wish

The Power of a Wish

In this “Where Are They Now?” feature, ESPN Honolulu catches up with former University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Dancer and Coach Janelle Sanqui. Fulfilling her lifelong passion for serving the community, Janelle is now the Director of Wish Assist at Make-A-Wish Hawaii, which strives to grant the wish of every child with a critical illness.…Continue Reading »

Interview with Max Holloway ahead of UFC 245

Interview with Max Holloway ahead of UFC 245

Current UFC Featherweight champ Max Holloway (21-4-0) joined ‘Hit the Bell w/ Mathias Berbel’ to chat about his upcoming title defense vs. Alexander Volkanovski (20-1-0) at UFC 245 on Saturday. “Blessed” is a slight favorite (-170) over the top-rated challenger Volkanovski (+150) in the co-main event on the 9th Island. If Holloway gets his arm…Continue Reading »

Three Wishes

Three Wishes

If a Sports Genie granted you three wishes, what would they be? Would you want to see your favorite NFL team win the Super Bowl? Would you undo a horrible loss or mistake from the past? How about winning a national title in college football? Head to our ESPN Honolulu Facebook page and share your…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Hoop Scoops

Gary’s Hoop Scoops

December 10, 2019 For the UH men’s basketball team, it was a week playing only one game. I don’t know about you, but I don’t like these types of weeks. I’m used to 2 games a week like the Big West play usually is. Every year at this time, this happens, mostly cause it’s finals…Continue Reading »

Gallery: Hawai’i Advances to Sweet 16

Gallery: Hawai’i Advances to Sweet 16

The No. 18 (12th seed) University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball team punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 with a 3-1 win over Northern Colorado (26-24, 24-26, 25-8, 25-15) in the opening round on Friday and a sweep over San Diego (25-23, 25-21, 25-21) in the 2nd Round. The Rainbow Wahine will now travel to…Continue Reading »

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #2

ESPN Honolulu Scrapbook #2

Take a stroll down memory lane with us as we dig into our photo files from years past! From the Bob Nash era of UH basketball to a visit from a Super Bowl champion, here are seven images that celebrate our love for sports in Hawaii… APRIL 2007: Record-setting UH QB Colt Brennan visited the…Continue Reading »

Strange (But True) Sports Injuries

Strange (But True) Sports Injuries

Injuries in sports are an unfortunate but accepted occurrence. On any given day, we hear about our favorite athletes dealing with sprained ankles, pulled muscles, torn ligaments or even concussions. But what about the maladies that happen off the field or court? Here are bizarre injuries suffered by famous athletes. NOT-SO-HAPPY MEAL: In 1992, after…Continue Reading »

Hawaii’s Best QBs

Hawaii’s Best QBs

BY-Who? When it comes to college football, the real “Quarterback U” may be the University of Hawaii. From gaudy passing stats to gutty championship performances, the Rainbow Warriors have had their share of top-flight signal-callers. But who wore the UH colors best? Here’s a look at six of the greatest QBs in Hawaii history. To…Continue Reading »

VIDEO: HHSAA DI State Championship

VIDEO: HHSAA DI State Championship

Hilo defeated ‘Iolani, 20-17, to claim the 2019 First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA DI State Championship. The Vikings overcame a 17-3 deficit with 14 unanswered points in the second half and Keanu Keolanui hit a record-tying 55-yard field goal as time expired to propel them to victory.Continue Reading »

Imposing Opposition

Imposing Opposition

Finishing with a mediocre 12-16 record, the 1983-84 University of Hawaii men’s basketball team may not have been particularly special. In fact, it would prove to be the penultimate campaign for head coach Larry Little, who was dismissed after the following season. Still, the year wasn’t without its highlights. Led by senior forwards Jack Miller…Continue Reading »