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Ben McLemore Wins Iolani Classic Slam Dunk Contest

Paul Honda’s two-part video of the Iolani Classic Slam Dunk Contest that Oak Hill’s Ben McLemore won. I make a few cameo appearances in my judging seat. //

Renardo Sidney Will Remain on Team, Wasn’t to Blame for Fight

In my previous report, I was told that both Renardo Sidney and Elgin Bailey would be dismissed from the team for their fight in the stands at the Diamond Head Classic. I’ve now received word that Sidney will be reinstated in a few weeks, but Bailey is permanently gone. Let’s start from the beginning. Bailey, [...]

Tulsa Torches Hawaii 62-35 in Hawaii Bowl

It was a game of extremes. So extreme that Tulsa wide receiver Damaris Johnson broke the NCAA career all-purpose yards record with 7,796 yards; the record was previously held by Western Michigan’s Brandon West, who finished with 7,764 yards. Johnson tallied a career-high 326 all-purpose yards en route to MVP honors (98 yards rushing, 101 [...]

Renardo Sidney Fight with Elgin Bailey in Stands at Diamond Head Classic

I have this story from someone who is with the team and saw what happened. Mississippi State’s Renardo Sidney and Elgin Bailey were roommates in their Hawaii hotel. The team walked into the stadium and sat down in the stands. However, they were sitting in a restricted seating area. The players were asked to move; [...]

Hawaii Bowl Preview: Tulsa vs. Hawaii

Guest Post by Yoshito Tsuji, Edited by Susan Shan For the Hawaii Warriors (10-3, No. 24 AP, No. 25 USA Today) and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (9-3), the 2010 college football season was a chance for both programs to turn in winning seasons after subpar 2009 seasons in which the Warriors finished 6-7 while the [...]

Washington St. Downs Baylor 77-71 in Diamond Head Classic Semifinals

Washington St. head coach Ken Bone had a game plan for Baylor’s 6’10″ two-headed Jones beast down low, Anthony and Perry. Bone used a 2-3 zone effectively throughout the game, limiting the Bears to 37 percent shooting, including 4/22 from 3-point range. In the first half, Baylor was only shooting 29 percent with zero percent [...]

Washington St. and Baylor to Play in Diamond Head Classic Semifinals

Co-Written by Yoshito Tsuji and Susan Shan The Washington St. Cougars’ strong and fast start this season can be attributed to excellent coaching. Head coach Ken Bone (25-16 at WSU, 360-183 overall) has led his squad to a 9-1 record, including a 22-point win over Gonzaga. Bone is still a young coach in the Division [...]

Iolani Classic All Tournament Team

Most Valuable Player: Quinn Cook – Oak Hill Most Outstanding Player: Ben McLemore – Oak Hill Jordan Adams – Oak Hill Treg Setty – Mason County Micah Dunhour – Academy of the Pacific Micah Christenson – Kamehameha Shane Larkin – Dr. Phillips Charles Mitchell – Wheeler Trevyn Tulonghari – Iolani Steve Missi – Montverde Patricio [...]

Iolani Classic Championship: Oak Hill Tops Montverde 58-44

Championship Game: Oak Hill Warriors 58 – Montverde Eagles 44 The championship game was supposed to be a high-powered matchup between two explosive offensive teams; instead, the first half was a brutal defensive battle. Oak Hill led 8-5 after the first quarter and 19-13 after the first half. Turnovers and missed shots plagued both teams. [...]

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