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59 Years Ago…

59 Years Ago…

With University of Hawaii football fans still reeling from the Mountain West Conference’s decision to not hold a college football season this fall, we look back to the year 1961 – the last time Hawaii did not play an intercollegiate schedule. The announcement made the front page of the Jan. 27, 1961 edition of the…

Gary’s Blog: The Right Call

Gary’s Blog: The Right Call

Well, it happened. Just when you thought this year has already given us every possible type of forgetful, life-changing and awful moments, we got another one yesterday. I wasn’t surprised at the news that the Mountain West Conference decided to postpone all of its fall sports, especially football. I mean, didn’t we all see this…

Oh, Brother!

Oh, Brother!

Only 6.5 percent of high school football players wind up playing college ball. Of that number, only 1.6 percent land a spot in the NFL. So imagine the odds of two brothers reaching the sport’s highest level. But it is not as uncommon as you may think. In fact, the University of Hawaii sent three…

Dis ’N’ Dat

Dis ’N’ Dat

A few odds and ends related to Hawaii sports: ♦ Former Saint Louis Crusader Jordan Yamamoto is back on the Miami Marlins’ 30-man roster. The coronavirus-stricken club had as many as three spots to fill in their starting pitching rotation, and Yamamoto, who just barely missed the cut at the start of the season, should be…