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Bump, set and spike with Shoji

July 30th, 2014

A few quotes from UH volleyball coach Dave Shoji that didn’t make it into Sunday’s column Q: Do you consider 2014 to be a rebuilding season? A: I wouldn’t classify it as rebuilding. We have five solid players who have played quite a bit. We do need help from one, two or three more. WeREAD MORE

Readers weigh in on Arnold's contract extension

July 23rd, 2014

Howzit, Dave! I liked your editorial about the pay package for U.H. basketball coach. Did you see the old movie “The Gauntlet” starring Clint Eastwood? I like comparing the main character (Clint) to Ben Cayetano who ran against Caldwell to stop the rail and corruption. The floodgates to uncontrolled development has been opened. Ooops! Anyway,I’mREAD MORE

My Mountain West football predictions

July 22nd, 2014

Here’s how I filled out my ballot for the Mountain West football media predictions. I’m with the majority in picking Boise State to win the Mountain Division and one of three voters taking a flyer on Nevada in the West. The numbers in parentheses are the place the panel voted the teams. The list ofREAD MORE

Reader suggests stricter pitch limits

July 12th, 2014

Hi Mr. Reardon, I have a 14 year old grandson who pitches for a Pony league team. Like you, I am very concerned about youth Tommy John injuries and therefore very much appreciate your reports on the subject. In my opinion only being concerned adults is not adequate responsibility for our youths and we needREAD MORE

Reader response on downsizing stadium

July 2nd, 2014

Dave, Today’s column on Aloha Stadium is especially interesting because it’s a prominent facility, important to our State and all in our Honolulu community.  I’d like to share some food for thought: 1) Our current stadium is fine when it’s full and embarrassing when it’s not. I’d love to see UH football, Pro Bowl and otherREAD MORE

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