Coaching Debuts

Coaching Debuts

They say you only get one chance to make a good first impression. That’s largely true, whether it’s a job interview, blind date, grand opening or movie premiere. Head coaching debuts, however, are a different story. After all, is it really fair to judge a new coach if his first game is against a national…Continue Reading »

On this Date: October 24, 2008

On this Date: October 24, 2008

By Tiff Wells. October 24, 2008 – One of the most storied programs of the sport achieved a major milestone on this night. Ninth ranked Hawai`i hosted WAC foe San Jose State. On that Aloha Friday evening and in front of 6,188 fans, Jamie Houston led the way with the double-double (18 kills, 12 digs).…Continue Reading »

On this Date: October 23, 2010

On this Date: October 23, 2010

By Tiff Wells. October 23, 2010 – Playing in its second to last season in the Western Athletic Conference, the Rainbow Wahine began conference play perfect. As in no conference losses. As in no set losses in conference play. After a 3-0 sweep at Idaho to begin the roadtrip, the fourth ranked Bows stayed in…Continue Reading »

Talk Story: JoVon McClanahan

Talk Story: JoVon McClanahan

Coming up later day on ESPN Honolulu’s Facebook page: Tiff Wells’ exclusive Zoom interview with University of Hawaii men’s basketball player JoVon McClanahan. The 5-11, 170-lb. sophomore out of Sheridan College in Wyoming is expected to compete for the team’s starting point guard position. McClanahan averaged 23.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game…Continue Reading »

Rainbow Wahine Basketball Schedule Release

Rainbow Wahine Basketball Schedule Release

Photo: Hawai’i Athletics By Tiff Wells. I’m excited as any to see basketball this season. This will be my 13th season as the Rainbow Wahine basketball analyst here on ESPN Honolulu and CBS 1500, with it being season number 11 working with Dave Kawada. The two of us can’t wait to bring you coverage of…Continue Reading »

Week 6 Top Plays

Week 6 Top Plays

Week 7 of the NFL season kicks off this afternoon as the 1-5 New York Giants visit the 2-4 Philadelphia Eagles. ESPN Honolulu (92.7 FM/1420 AM) will bring you all the action starting at 2:00 p.m. Before that, however, let’s take one final look back at the best plays from Week 6. It was the…Continue Reading »

Pick6: High Noon for the Cowboys

Pick6: High Noon for the Cowboys

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Last week at this time, I predicted that the Dallas Cowboys would circle the wagons and use Dak Prescott’s season-ending injury to rally around each other and beat the Arizona Cardinals. Four words: WHAT WAS I THINKING? The Cowboys embarrassed themselves on national TV and look like a…Continue Reading »

The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race. A 33,000-mile trek around the world for a $1-millon grand prize starts in Los Angeles at The Hollywood Bowl. One of the eleven teams for Season 32 is comprised of a pair of Punahou School alums, brothers Riley (’07) and Maddison (’09) McKibbin. The professional volleyball players on the AVP (Association of…Continue Reading »

Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies

One of the great things about college football is the rivalries among schools. Nothing gets fans fired up more than a game against their university’s heated rival. Sometimes, a rivalry can go too far, causing strain to friendships, family relationships and even marriages. Most times, however, fans are able to keep everything in perspective and…Continue Reading »

Just for Openers

Just for Openers

The wait is over, and the University of Hawaii football season finally gets underway this Saturday with a game against conference rival Fresno State. Of course, ESPN Honolulu will bring you full coverage of the game, starting with the “Countdown to Kickoff” pregame show at 11:30 a.m. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m., with Bobby…Continue Reading »