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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Hiking In The Rocky Mountains
What do Hawaii and Breckenridge, Colo., have in common? Both are former kingdoms. Of course, you know about the Kingdom of Hawaii. But a Kingdom...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // 26 Years Of Meeting Good Sports
I’m thrilled to say Happy 30th Birthday to MidWeek. I’m especially humbled to think that I’ve been writing for this great publication for 26 of...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Much More Than A Great Athlete
Shawna-Lei Kuehu has had a remarkable run the last few months. In March, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team co-captain helped lead the Rainbow...

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Keeping Score // Like Father, Like Son: Sports Fun
Carlos Anderson couldn’t be more excited this summer. The former two-sport star at University of Hawaii says his 14-year-old son Caleb has just been promoted...

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Keeping Score // Playing Catch In A Field Of Dreams
The iconic movie Field of Dreams celebrated its 25th anniversary this month with a big bash on the film’s location site in Dyersville, Iowa. “Is...

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Keeping Score // Octogenarian Coach Back On The Field
I recently received the most wonderful email from a MidWeek reader. Lee Hanta, a former baseball player at Kaiser High and then later at Louisiana...

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Keeping Score // An Amazing May For Saint Louis
When the Saint Louis Crusaders beat Mililani to win the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I baseball championship, it was the end of a...

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Keeping Score // The Magical UH Spring Of 1979
With the NCAA baseball tournament in full swing and every team working so hard to win and advance, it’s fun to remember the first time...

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Keeping Score // Trading Coaching Time For Grandpa Time
After 40 years of coaching some of Hawaii’s top up-and-coming swimmers, including the last 10 years as head coach of Aulea Swim Club in Kailua,...

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Keeping Score // Isle Swimmer Takes On Red River
Kaneohe’s Mike Miller, one of Hawaii’s premier long-distance swimmers, just turned 60 years old. So how’s he going to celebrate? How about swimming in North...

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Keeping Score // Elite Camps For Rising Hoops Stars
How good of a basketball player can your rising hoops star become? Byron Mello thinks he or she can be among the elite. That’s why...

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Keeping Score // Shooter Shane Hanson Is Giving Back
In all my years covering local sports, one of the best long-range shooters I ever saw was former Chaminade star Shane Hanson. At various times...

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Keeping Score // A Nice Surprise In Surprise, Arizona
Sometimes surprises in sports come when you least expect them. And sometimes they actually happen in Surprise. Over the past couple of weeks, the PacWest...

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Keeping Score // A Record Hitting Streak At HPU
The hits kept falling in like clockwork: Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit. Hit – 10 straight games – and they just...

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Keeping Score // Fans And Their Favorite Jersey Numbers
If you’ve ever been an athlete or if you’re an avid sports fan, you certainly have a favorite number. Mine always has been No. 53...

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Keeping Score // A Rich Sports Legacy At BYU-Hawaii
Ken Wagner has been to virtually every NCAA men’s basketball Final Four since 1979, and he was there again this past weekend in Texas. As...

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Keeping Score // Wyatt, Enterprise And The Silverswords
If you’ve been one of the thousands of fans of March Madness and the NCAA Basketball Tournament, you’ve no doubt seen the Enterprise college spirit...

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Keeping Score // New UH Football Stadium Site Ideas
I was mildly amused and yet somewhat fascinated by the recent news article and immediate uproar about the University of Hawaii asking for funding for...

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Keeping Score // ‘Endless Summer’ At Salt Creek Beach
Howell Noble of Wahiawa is a Facebook friend of mine. Like me, Howell enjoys posting scenic photos on his page or commenting on others. When...

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Keeping Score // An HPU Tennis Twist Of Fate
Adecade ago, Hendrik Bode (his last name is pronounced Boh-dee) was one of the top young German tennis players and appeared to be on his...

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