“The culture was different in the locker room,” said Furuta. “The Camaraderie between the boys was different, it wasn’t one family, we had different clicks in the locker room, and when Rolo came in he turned things around."
Given what they’ve spent on the position over the last four years, it’s safe to assume that the next head football coach at the University of Hawaii won’t be inking a million-dollar or more per year deal.
In what was a blustery opening day of the 2020 Sony Open at the Waialae Country Club, with gusts reaching as high as 30-40 miles per hour, the strong winds presented challenging conditions for golfing’s best on Thursday.
UH begins the 2020 season ranked No. 1 nationally for the fourth time in program history an marks the first time the Warriors are the preseason poll favorite since the AVCA created the preseason poll in 2007.
Players will participate in 40/20/10-yard dashes as well as other combine events and then divided into their position groups for specific drills. Time will also be allotted for college coaches for individual workouts.
It took defending Florida 7A state champion St. Thomas Aquinas to end the vaunted Saint Louis Crusaders 38-game winning streak with a 35-19 victory in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series on Saturday at Fertitta Field in Las Vegas.
John John Florence and Kelly Slater have become two of the biggest rivals in the surfing world, so it was only fitting that the sports final birth into the Olympic games would come down to two of surfing’s biggest stars.
Hawaii’s own Bellator Women’s Flyweight World Champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (10-0) will defend her belt for the second time on home soil against British star Kate Jackson (11-3-1) in the main event of Bellator 236 on Saturday night.
“Kate is super underrated,” said Macfarlane during an interview on Hawaii News Now Sunrise. “She is super well rounded so I really like this match-up stylistically I think it’s going to be a really entertaining fight.”
For the first time since 2013, the University of Hawai’i Wahine volleyball team earned the 12th-seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host the Northern Colorado in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Even though New Year’s is a little less then a month away, you can expect fireworks Dec. 14 when Waianae native Max Holloway (21-4) defends his UFC Featherweight title against Alexander Volkanovski (20-1) at UFC 245 in Sin City.
The University of Hawai’i football team will make its first appearance in the Mountain West Championship game when it faces 19th-ranked Boise State, Saturday, Dec. 7 at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. Kick-off is 2:00 p.m. MT (11:00 a.m. HT)
St. Louis School is expected to officially accept an invitation to compete in the Geico State Champions Bowl Series later this month, and are believed to be heading to Las Vegas for the exhibition game.