Category Archives: What’s Happening

Sports Documentaries We Want to See

Sports Documentaries We Want to See

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Sports documentaries are all the rage these days, from “30 For 30” to “Dark Side of the Ring.” Sports fans ask, “What documentary or docu-series can they do next?” Well, we have some ideas of our own, but we’re going to focus on Hawaii-related topics that we want…Continue Reading »

They’re Playing Basketball!

They’re Playing Basketball!

Enjoying the NBA Playoffs? We love all sports, but there’s just something special about basketball – the athleticism, the moves, the fast pace, the flow…we can’t get enough of the game! So before we get on with the rest of this weekend, we salute the sport of hoops with this fun video highlighting the best…Continue Reading »

Lights Out in Little Rock

Lights Out in Little Rock

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. The boxing experts gave Waipahu’s Andy Ganigan only a puncher’s chance to beat world lightweight champion Sean O’Grady. As it turned out, that’s all he really needed. Halloween night 1981 turned into a horror show for O’Grady, the 22-year-old ring technician who had just been recognized as the…Continue Reading »

Clippers Quiz

Clippers Quiz

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. It’s not easy being a Clippers fan. Even today, as I’m writing this, the Clips are down 0-2 to the Utah Jazz in the NBA Playoffs. The franchise has had its share of All-Star players (Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan and current Clippers Kawhi Leonard and Paul…Continue Reading »

Tomorrow: Mike Baker

Tomorrow: Mike Baker

Tomorrow’s ESPN Honolulu “Fan Friday: Talk Story” session is guaranteed to add some “cheer” to your week! Our featured guest will be Mike Baker, the University of Hawaii’s head cheerleading coach. Baker is entering his 17th year as the UH cheer coach. He has developed the program into a perennial national power, leading teams that…Continue Reading »

Biggest Upset Ever?

Biggest Upset Ever?

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. Were you there? The University of Hawaii men’s basketball program has had its share of big wins in its 100-year history, but perhaps none was bigger than the Rainbow Warriors’ stunning 76-65 upset over No. 2-ranked Kansas. It was Dec. 30, 1997, and the two schools were in…Continue Reading »

Top 10 All-Time Coaches

Top 10 All-Time Coaches

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. As you might expect, putting together an “greatest-of-all-time” list can be a challenging endeavor, mainly because these sorts of rankings can be purely subjective. This list is no different. Here’s my Top 10 Division I college basketball coaches of all time. To make things even more interesting, I’m…Continue Reading »

Fan’s Voice: To Speak or Not to Speak?

Fan’s Voice: To Speak or Not to Speak?

You’re probably aware of the recent controversy involving tennis superstar Naomi Osaka. The four-time Grand Slam singles champion recently withdrew from the French Open after being fined $15,000 for not fulfilling her mandatory media interviews. The tournament organizers had also threatened Osaka with additional fines and even expulsion from the tournament. Osaka cited mental health…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 »

Fast Facts: Jocelyn Alo

Fast Facts: Jocelyn Alo

By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor. The 2021 Women’s College World Series gets underway this afternoon (1:15 p.m.), pitting the Oklahoma Sooners against the Florida State Seminoles. The entire best-of-three game series will air on our sister station, CBS 1500. The Sooners are led by Campbell High School alum Jocelyn Alo, who last week…Continue Reading »