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Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Victorino, Mariota: Flyin’ Hawaiians
Is it an overused cliché? Or a fun nickname? The Flyin’ Hawaiian (yes, it does rhyme, kind of) has been utilized by sportswriters and publicity...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Prep Sports Website Makes A Hit
It is the hot topic of the fall high school sports season and, no, it isn’t a pass-happy quarterback, a high-flying outside hitter or a...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Coach Dave Shoji – Baseball Fan
Before he was the winningest coach in University of Hawaii history and long before he set the record to become the winningest head coach in...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Inspirational McGivern Family
The M&M Boys had quite a summer. Kailua’s Micah and Matt McGivern wrapped up their summer competition on the water with a number of titles....

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Annual UH Football Predictions
And so it begins. Thursday Night Football kicks off the 2013 Hawaii gridiron season this week. A national television audience will tune in Aug. 29...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Terao Follows In Travis Lee’s Legacy
It’s a long way from Honolulu to Fargo, N.D. – more than 3,800 miles, in fact – but it didn’t stop 31 of Hawaii’s top...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // The Fastest Round Of Golf Ever
For those of you who enjoy a game of golf, but sometimes get frustrated when foursomes stack up during rounds at the Ala Wai, Olomana,...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Tracking Down Cartwright’s Plaque
About an hour north of New York City along the Hudson River, and three hours southeast of Baseball’s Hall of Fame site in Cooperstown, along...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // ‘Grandpa’ Never Sounded So Good
While the world got excited about the new royal baby last week, we had similar excitement in our family – I became a grandfather for...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A Summer Of Baseball Memories
Dateline: Grand Canyon. I always wanted to write something like that. I’ll admit that the location has very little to do with my story, but...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Young Scientist’s Baseball Project
I received some wonderful comments about my recent column about visiting Boston’s historic Fenway Park for the first time. One of my favorite responses came...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // High Hopes At Manning Academy
You might not think that Thibodaux, La., is the place to be in the hot and humid summer of the Deep South. But this week,...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // No Snail’s Pace For These Masters
Vince Costello is into snails – rare snails. As part of his environmental work with the University of Hawaii Research Corporation, he regularly hikes and...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Hawaii’s Best Female Athlete?
Liliha’s amazing two-sport superstar keeps on getting better. I’ve written about Teshya Alo before, and it continues to amaze me just how good she is...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Dreams Come True At Fenway Park
I knew it was going to be a special trip even before I sat down on the flight to Boston and found myself seated next...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A New Surface At Alexander Field
Because my mother was a 1949 Punahou graduate and my daughters graduated from the school in 2003 and 2008, I receive a copy of the...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A PacWest Season To Remember
We wrapped up our PacWest conference meetings on the final day of May. I hope you don’t mind me doing a little bragging, because we...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // A ‘Mainland-style’ Hoops Clinic
Byron Mello remembers the first time he attended what he considered to be a big-time Mainland-style basketball camp: “It was the Snow Valley Basketball School...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Ex-Bow Leads Youth Hoops
Geremy Robinson remembers having a roller-coaster basketball career with the University of Hawaii. In his two years with the ‘Bows, from 1998 to 2000, he...

Bob Hogue
Keeping Score // Benny Still Serves, Volleys At 83
I was at Central Oahu Regional Park recently and fortunate enough to run into Benny Quiseng, an octogenarian from nearby Wahiawa who plays the sport...


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