The Warrior Beat

Going the distance

July 30th, 2014

Wideout Vasquez Haynes felt confident his broad jump — 10 feet, 3 inches — would stand as the best on a humid, windless Tuesday afternoon. And then there was a roar — a loud roar — when walk-on Terrence Sayles soared 10-4. A few minutes later, Marcus Kemp stuck a jump that was credited atREAD MORE


Big Island RB joins Warriors

July 29th, 2014

There will be another Joey in the Warriors’ backfield this training camp. Joseph “Joey” Pacheco, a Big Island resident who played at Hartnell College last year, has joined the Warriors as a walk-on. “I love that kid,” Hartnell coach Matt Collins said. “I think he’ll be a guy, they’ll realize, who brings something to theREAD MORE


Monday musings

July 28th, 2014

It’s Monday, time to empty to notebook. * * * * * The Warriors’ first practice is a week away, on Monday, Aug. 4. * * * * * The Warriors should have a better understanding of the potential transfers. The NCAA limits training-camp rosters to 105, but they may expand on the first dayREAD MORE


Apple fallout

July 27th, 2014

Hawaii News Now’s Keoki Kerr reported that Tom Apple will be removed as UH-Manoa chancellor, an action that will impact the athletic department. Apple has been a supporter financially (absorbing the department’s eight-figure accumulated debt a year ago) and emotionally (he’s the first to greet the Warriors at Aloha Stadium). He’s backed projects, OK’d contracts,READ MORE


Meal plan

July 26th, 2014

The Warriors might have what seems like 99 problems, but a lack of food won’t be one of them. The Warriors will open their proverbial dining tables — and wallets — at least three times daily this year. Financial concerns were raised nationally when the NCAA changed legislation to allow schools to provide unlimited mealsREAD MORE


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