Sunday Trivia

Sunday Trivia

Happy Sunday! Here’s another round of general sports trivia to tickle your brain. This batch of questions offers varying difficulty levels and includes local, national and international questions. Have fun! 1. In July 1984, this 19-year-old pitcher became the youngest player to participate in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. 2. The University of Hawaii…Continue Reading »

Hawaii 24, Nevada 21

Hawaii 24, Nevada 21

The University of Hawaii football team posted its biggest win of the 2020 season last night at Aloha Stadium, upsetting the previously unbeaten Nevada Wolf Pack, 24-21. Despite missing tackles early on in the game, the UH defense managed to contain Nevada’s vaunted aerial attack, and the Rainbow Warrior offense made timely plays when it…Continue Reading »

On this Date in 1998

On this Date in 1998

By Tiff Wells. November 28, 1998: Outside of a National Championship match where UH participated in, this possibly could be the best match in UH’s history. Some may say it’s the best ever in NCAA history. At the MGM Garden in Las Vegas, Hawai‘i faced BYU in the WAC Tournament final. It’s the third straight…Continue Reading »

12 Facts: Charles Barkley

12 Facts: Charles Barkley

In college, Charles Barkley had a number of colorful nicknames: The Love Boat; Boy Gorge; Ton of Fun; The Incredible Bulk; Crisco Kid; Sir Cumference; Chuck Wagon; The Good Time Blimp; The Great Wide Hope; and, of course, The Round Mound of Rebound. Oversized and underappreciated, few basketball observers predicted that Barkley, who was 6-foot-6…Continue Reading »

Talk Story: Kole Kaler

Talk Story: Kole Kaler

This week’s ESPN Honolulu “Fan Friday: Talk Story” session has an All-American flair, as our special guest will be University of Hawaii baseball shortstop Kole Kaler. The talented shortstop, who led the Rainbow Warriors in every offensive category (except home runs and runs) in the abbreviated 2020 season, was named Third-Team All-America by Collegiate Baseball…Continue Reading »

On this Date in 2002

On this Date in 2002

By Tiff Wells. November 27, 2002. Fresh off their WAC Tournament Title at Nevada on the 24th, Hawai‘i stayed on the mainland and headed to the Beehive State for two matches. A sweep at BYU in Provo on the 26th, second-ranked Hawai‘i headed north to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Utes to end…Continue Reading »

Can Hawaii Tame the Wolf Pack?

Can Hawaii Tame the Wolf Pack?

The University of Hawaii football team hosts Nevada this Saturday at Aloha Stadium. The Rainbow Warriors have lost two straight games and are looking to rebound with a win against the Wolf Pack. It won’t be easy, as Nevada is 5-0 this season and are currently 7-point favorites to beat UH. As always, ESPN Honolulu…Continue Reading »

Week 11 Top Plays

Week 11 Top Plays

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at ESPN Honolulu! We hope your day is filled with family, food and football! Of course, you can listen to all three Thanksgiving Day NFL games right here on ESPN Honolulu (92.7 FM/1420 AM), starting with the Houston-Detroit clash at 7:00 a.m. But before you feast on today’s tripleheader, let’s…Continue Reading »

The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race

By Tiff Wells. 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…Continue Reading »

Pick6: Ram Tough

Pick6: Ram Tough

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. It’s Thanksgiving Week, and even during a global pandemic there’s still a lot to be thankful for. Of course, there are the usual things that we too often take for granted, like family, health and living in paradise. But speaking as a sports fan, I am very grateful…Continue Reading »