Category Archives: Blogs

Gary’s Blog: Draft Musings

Gary’s Blog: Draft Musings

By Gary Dickman. I love stats. I like the way stats usually explain why a sport has the results it has. Once in a while, I can’t figure out why a stat shows a specific number. Here’s where I’m going with this: Last week, we finally had the NFL draft. I enjoy a little of…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: 2021 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship

Quick Sets: 2021 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship

It’s champ week! Columbus, Ohio and the Covelli Center is the site for the 2021 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship with the same goal in mind: to hoist the championship trophy. The Rainbow Warriors are in, making their second straight appearance and seventh all-time. Also, for the second straight Men’s Volleyball Championship, UH is the…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Big West Conference Awards

Quick Sets: Big West Conference Awards

Put on your dancing shoes. Seven teams head to Columbus, Ohio for the 2021 Men’s National Collegiate Volleyball Championship with the same goal in mind: to hoist the championship trophy. The Rainbow Warriors are in, making their second straight appearance and seventh all-time. Also, for the second straight Championship, UH is the No. 1 seed,…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: A Happy Ending

Gary’s Blog: A Happy Ending

By Gary Dickman. Usually, every week I’ll write about basketball. And I will a little later. But I’m gonna start with our UH men’s volleyball team, as they get ready for next week’s NCAA Tournament. I don’t think it’s called the “Final Seven.” That’s how many teams will be in Columbus, Ohio next week. I’ve experienced…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: BWT Recap and NCAA Selection Show

Quick Sets: BWT Recap and NCAA Selection Show

Put on your dancing shoes. Seven teams head to Columbus, Ohio for the 2021 Men’s National Collegiate Volleyball Championship with the same goal in mind: to hoist the championship trophy. The Rainbow Warriors are in, making their second straight appearance and seventh all-time. Also, for the second straight Championship, UH is the No. 1 seed,…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: BW Men’s Volleyball Championship

Quick Sets: BW Men’s Volleyball Championship

Welcome to the postseason, Big West Conference! The 2021 Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Big West Men’s Volleyball Championship presented by the Hawaiian Islands begins later today at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center. For the Rainbow Warriors, it means a chance to defend their tournament title. #WarriorBall21 (15-0 overall, 10-0 Big West) is the top…Continue Reading »

Gary’s Blog: Crying Foul

Gary’s Blog: Crying Foul

By Gary Dickman. October 12th, 1979. That’s a very important date in NBA history. Two things happened in the same game that will be remembered forever. A Boston Celtics guard, Chris Ford, hit the first-ever three-point shot in NBA history. Before then, only the ABA had a three-point shot. It was a real novelty then,…Continue Reading »

Quick Sets: Senior Weekend Recap and more

Quick Sets: Senior Weekend Recap and more

Coaches usually split their season schedule into three parts: pre-conference, conference and postseason. However, this is not your typical season. For the Big West Conference, they were left with matches only with one another, as they counted towards both the conference and non-conference record. With the conference season finishing up this past weekend, it also…Continue Reading »

Sports Memories

Sports Memories

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. As a lifelong sports fan, working at Hawaii’s premier sports radio station is a dream gig. My day-to-day work routine always involves writing about sports, interviewing coaches or athletes, and – well, at least before COVID-19 hit – talking sports with my co-workers. Talk about being a kid…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 »