ICYMI: Eran Ganot Interview

ICYMI: Eran Ganot Interview

Eran Ganot, head coach for University of Hawaii men’s basketball, recently spoke with Gary Dickman of the “Sports Animals” about some exciting new players for the upcoming season. Ganot said that the team has signed three new players. One of them being an upcoming freshman. The freshman, Brock Heffner, fits the team’s personality really well,…Continue Reading »

“I Need You to Play Quarterback”

“I Need You to Play Quarterback”

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Blane Gaison’s football résumé is as long as it is impressive. As an All-State quarterback, he led Kamehameha-Kapalama to back-to-back Prep Bowl titles (1974 and 1975). At the University of Hawaii, he challenged for the starting QB job before switching to the defensive side of the ball, where…Continue Reading »

Diving Right In

Diving Right In

Ready to take a deep dive? University of Hawaii men’s diver Max Burman and head coach Mike Brown will be our featured guests on today’s ESPN Honolulu “Fan Friday: Talk Story” session. Burman, the reigning MPSF Men’s Diver of the Year, recently competed in the NCAA Championships in both the 1- and 3-meter events. The…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Interview with Mike Trapasso

ICYMI: Interview with Mike Trapasso

Mike Trapasso, University of Hawaii head baseball coach, spoke with Bobby Curran about their recent run away from home. Trapasso said that first off, winning three out of four away, is incredibly difficult no matter how you look at it. The team played really well the first three, which makes the last loss so frustrating.…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Senior Weekend

Quick Sets: Senior Weekend

The eighth and final week of the 2021 Big West Conference season is upon us and for the Rainbow Warriors, it means senior week. #WarriorBall21 (13-0 overall, 8-0 Big West) checked off one of their preseason goals this past week in Northridge…to be conference regular season champions. UC Santa Barbara and Long Beach State both…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Interview with Neil Everett

ICYMI: Interview with Neil Everett

ESPN SportsCenter anchor Neil Everett spoke with The Sports Animals about some of ESPN’s specifics on what it decides to broadcast in terms of news outside of sports. Everett said that balancing what to show and deciding what to talk about, like the recent events in Minneapolis, is very difficult. It is a very fine…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Interview Brent Beaird

ICYMI: Interview Brent Beaird

Brent Beaird, College football analyst, recently spoke with Bobby Curran about recent possible NCAA rule changes. Beaird said that the so-called “Saban” rule from the NCAA would never have been enacted if Saban was a “lousy” recruiter. There are many any other recruiters that would “run into players on the field.” He went on to…Continue Reading »

Philly’s Finest

Philly’s Finest

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. The history of the Philadelphia 76ers can be traced back to 1946, when Italian immigrant Danny Biasone paid $5,000 to start a National Basketball League (a forerunner to the NBA) in Syracuse, New York. The Syracuse Nationals soon emerged as a championship contender. Led by stars such as…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: This & That

Gary’s Blog: This & That

By Gary Dickman. First, some good news for University of Hawaii men’s basketball and their fans: As reported by Rob DeMello of KHON, Samuta Avea said yesterday that he’s coming back to UH to play as a senior next year. I think that’s great news. Hawaii could have used Samuta this past season. Just think…Continue Reading »

ICYMI: Stephen Bidne

ICYMI: Stephen Bidne

Stephen Bidne, Rainbow Wahine Golf Coach, recently visited “The Bobby Curran Show” to speak about Hana Mirnik’s recent school record at the Cowgirl Classic Bidne said that Mirnik has been playing phenomenally all year, after her transfer from Wichita State where she was the star player. Mirnik scored a 76 for the second round of…Continue Reading »