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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The First Native Football Player
When former Pearl City football player Les Hutchins first saw the list of the inaugural class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, he was...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // John Veneri’s Place In Football Trivia
Only a few years ago, my old TV partner and former University of Hawaii football star John Veneri made quite a name for himself with...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Basketball Coming Down The Stretch
Down the stretch they come! Racing fans all across the land are familiar with that call of the stretch run of an exciting horse race....

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Catching Up With Garrett Gabriel
Former Rainbows quarterback Garrett Gabriel always reminds me his first love was basketball, but when it came to naming his sons, you can be assured...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // College Basketball Scores With Dottie Nahale
This sports story is about someone who doesn’t play sports at all and never has. But it’s a great example of the commitment that the...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The No. 4 In Hawaii Basketball History
If you’re a numbers guy like I am, it’s amazing how much fun you can have looking through old media guides. I’ll admit I had...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Baldemor Takes Over At HPU
Vince Baldemor understands the history and looks forward to the future at Hawaii Pacific University. Over the past 25 years, HPU has had just four...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Taylor Loving Life As An Assistant
Sometimes it’s more fun the second time around. Just ask Punahou’s Mike Taylor, who “retired” from active high school coaching after the 2011 girls basketball...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Dream Ending To Nightmare Career
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The photo here is probably worth about 10,000. It’s a saga of loyalty and perseverance and...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Dream Come True At Chaminade
Just a few days ago, I got word from the NCAA that Chaminade University was honored with the Division II Award of Excellence. This is...

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Keeping Score // The Nice People Awards 2013
I love this time of year. So much happiness and good spirit. It’s time for me once again to present my annual gift of thanks...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Great Hawaii Bowl Match-up
You couldn’t blame Sheraton Hawaii Bowl executive director Dave Matlin for being almost giddy in the days following the announcement that Boise State would match...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Prep Hoops Need A Shot Clock
As the local high school basketball season gets under way, conversation among prep hoop fans invariably will get around to whether or not a shot...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Ex-NFLers Win State Prep Titles
I don’t know if they keep these kinds of records, but to the best of my knowledge the state of Hawaii made history the weekend...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Current Playoff System Works Fine
When he prepped at Iolani School, Chris Chun overcame more than his share of painful issues that ultimately shortened his athletic career. A dislocated knee...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Football’s State Playoff Pioneer
With the state high school football championships coming to an exciting conclusion this Saturday, I got in touch with the man most instrumental in making...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // HPU’s Fast New ‘Irish Hawaiian’
Her name sounds every bit as Irish as she is. Say it out loud with an Irish brogue: Fiona McKenna. Now, imagine the green hills...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A National Voice For DII Athletes
When people think of student-athletes, they might not emphasize the “student” part of the title. You see a volleyball player or football player or basketball...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Big Changes Looming For NCAA
I’m sitting in a week’s worth of meetings in Indianapolis as part of my role with the NCAA Division II Management Council and the DII...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Don’t Even Mention vonAppen
I keep hearing Hawaii fans comparing this winless 2013 Rainbow Warrior football season to the infamous 0-12 season of 1998. Forgive me if I play...


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