Category Archives: Blogs

Gary’s Blog: A Great Holiday

Gary’s Blog: A Great Holiday

By Gary Dickman. Usually, the month of July doesn’t offer me much in sports. I’ve always dreaded this month in a normal sports year. But this year, I’m really enjoying July. The NBA Finals will conclude this week, then the Olympics start. By the time the Olympics finish, the NFL will be having preseason games.…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Baseball Bonanza!

Gary’s Blog: Baseball Bonanza!

By Gary Dickman. Hi, I’m back. It was a very interesting trip for me back to New York and New Jersey. I could write about it for weeks, but today I’ll just keep it to sports and other unusual occurrences that I experienced. I’ll start with the sports. I usually go back in March, and…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Aloha, Robert

Gary’s Blog: Aloha, Robert

By Gary Dickman. The pain and sadness of sports actually felt good this time. More on that later. I wish I didn’t have to write about this. For most if not all of us, 2020 was the worst year ever. Not just with COVID, but the tragic losses of two brave Honolulu police officers, Kobe…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: New York, New York

Gary’s Blog: New York, New York

By Gary Dickman. I’ve been a sports fan since I was a little kid. Nothing mattered as much to me as my teams’ success, or in many cases, lack of success. And that’s kind of why I’m not sure how to feel right now as a spirts fan. Two of my favorite teams are still…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Hoops & Hockey

Gary’s Blog: Hoops & Hockey

By Gary Dickman. It’s hard to believe that its almost the middle of June already. This year has gone a lot faster than last year, I wonder why. I always love the NBA and NHL playoffs. This year, I love them even more as two of my teams, the Brooklyn Nets and NY Islanders, are…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Fan Behavior

Gary’s Blog: Fan Behavior

By Gary Dickman. I’m back. I’m not sure if anyone noticed, but I took last week off from this blog. Took a quick trip to visit family members in Pasadena and Santa Barbara. It was my first time seeing anyone from my family in over two years. It felt good to be able to be…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: The Postseason Begins

Gary’s Blog: The Postseason Begins

By Gary Dickman. For the last several months, while talking about the NBA, I have often said, “If the playoffs started today” and then follow that with, “I know they’re not today.” Well, today I can say the first line without the disclaimer. Finally, the playoffs start today. And don’t tell me it’s the Play-In…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Shock and Sadness

Gary’s Blog: Shock and Sadness

By Gary Dickman. I’m in shock. Just like that, we went from celebrating one of (if not the) greatest victories in University of Hawaii sports history with the men’s volleyball team winning the NCAA championship to mourning probably the saddest day in UH sports history, as I woke up this morning to the tragic news…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Mahalo and Aloha

Quick Sets: Mahalo and Aloha

By Tiff Wells | May 11, 2021 What is legacy defined by. Individual stats? Wins? Trophies? The impact left? How will you remember this #WarriorBall21 squad? What moments define those careers of players who will graduate, some for a second or even third time later on this month? This #WarriorBall21 squad had numerous All-Americans, but…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Championship Recap

Quick Sets: Championship Recap

Championship week has come to an end in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio State University and the Covelli Center served as great hosts to us all week long for for the 2021 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship. What started with seven teams this past Monday was reduced to two for the National Championship match. Conference Carolina…Continue Reading »