If first-year Waiakea baseball coach Eric Kurosawa had his way, this story previewing the Warriors would consist of only three paragraphs.
There would be no encore performance for UH-Hilos mens basketball team.
HONOLULU Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaiis 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
KAILUA-KONA Under clear blue skies, the morning opened with conch shell blows, a blessing and a familiar chant.
UH-Hilo pulled off a huge shocker with an 81-77 win over No. 12 Point Loma 81-77 on Thursday night in San Diego.
Hilo senior Maui Ahuna went to a Kansas basketball game and came home committed to the Jayhawks baseball team.
Hawaii Prep junior Javan Perez was tasked with a tough mission: guard Kohalas OShen Cazimero, whos a nightmare to defend off the dribble.
Trying something new and different recently, Hilo High seniors Ocean Gabonia and Ryan Cabreira were essentially on loan from the baseball team during their first go-around at 1-meter diving.
With its season perhaps flashing before its eyes Sunday night, UH-Hilos mens basketball team picked itself up, dusted itself off and went to work.