In another example of these difficult economic times, the Barefoot League will be closing its store this month.
The Barefoot League has had a long association with Warrior alumni in signing shows and charitable enterprises. The company sponsored an annual golf tournament and football clinics. Former Warriors such as Colt Brennan, Davone Bess, Ryan Grice-Mullins, Leonard Peters and Maa Tanuvasa have been volunteers at several events.
Owner Jacky Buder said he is breaking the lease early and the company will be leaving its Kapahulu site on July 21. The store will sell its clothing apparel through July 17. After the store closes BL products can be purchased at Town & Country or barefootleague.com.
Buder said the final signing show is July 7, from noon to 2 p.m., at the 880 Kapahulu Avenue. There will be limited-edition T-shirts of former Warriors Greg Salas and Kealoha Pilares. Both will be signing autographs.
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UH's WAC membership expires today.
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Congrats to UH assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Phil Rauscher, whose wedding is today.