Sports By KEVIN JAKAHI Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Friday, January 25, 2019, 12:05 a.m. Share this story UHH photo Brinell Kaleikini hit .361 with six home runs and 39 RBIs last season as UHH’s softball team went 31-15. The UH-Hilo softball team will depend on Brinell Kaleikini to pile up hits and runs to compensate for the loss of Bailey Gaspar, the slugger who could change the score with one swing of the bat. Despite the prowess of Gaspar, who hit .404 and had 15 homers and 54 RBIs, the Vulcans finished 31-15 and just missed a spot in the eight-team West Regionals. ADVERTISING Kaleikini was named the PacWest preseason player of the year in a vote by the league’s coaches, and the Vulcans were picked to finish fourth in the 10-team league. “It’s a great honor for Brinell. It’s well-deserved. Obviously, the coaches recognized she plays numerous positions and does very well wherever we put her,” UHH coach Callen Perreira … [Read more...] about Big props for Brinell: Kaleikini named preseason PacWest softball player of year
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By Temple Li What positive results may the Kavanaugh/Ford hearings yield for America? Brett Kavanaugh has been dragged through the mud, strung out through a torture chamber, and dumped into the fiery pits of hell. But he beat the devil back, and he has shown the world what a true survivor of a false allegation looks like: One rightfully pissed off, indignant guy. And how did that one pissed off dude get here? The Democrats on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee played the role of Satan’s pawns. They withheld a specious claim, knowing that they would use it at a later, dubious time. Translation? Diane Feinstein and her cronies had captured Christine Blasey Ford’s uncorroborated account of a supposed sexual assault conducted by Judge Kavanaugh. Instead of immediately delivering it to the balance of the Judiciary Committee, they sat on it with their bloated, weathered, and odor-doused rectums, and released it like a BOOF months after receiving it. They did this not for the … [Read more...] about SATAN’S PAWNS IN U.S. SENATE FALSELY ACCUSE BRETT KAVANAUGH, BUT THEIR EVIL MAY CHANGE AMERICA FOR THE GOOD
By Craig Hlavaty Published 11:57 am CDT, Thursday, September 6, 2018 PHOTOS: Fun facts about Alex Bregman This season Astros slugger Alex Bregman is one of the most exciting players on the roster and is turning heads across the MLB. >>>Learn more about one of the team's most beloved members... less PHOTOS: Fun facts about Alex Bregman This season Astros slugger Alex Bregman is one of the most exciting players on the roster and is turning heads across the MLB. >>>Learn more about one of the ... more Photo: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty Images Alexander David Bregman was born March 30, 1994 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Alexander David Bregman was born March 30, 1994 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle He started his baseball career when he was just four years old. … [Read more...] about Things to know about Alex Bregman, the newest Houston Astros folk hero
By Matt Young Updated 11:42 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 PHOTOS: Alex Bregman's best on-field and off-field moments Alex Bregman endeared himself even further to Houston sports fans when he mimicked James Harden's walk-off GIF after the Astros win over Minnesota on Wednesday. Check out the photos above to relive Alex Bregman's best moments on and off the field. less PHOTOS: Alex Bregman's best on-field and off-field moments Alex Bregman endeared himself even further to Houston sports fans when he mimicked James Harden's walk-off GIF after the Astros win over Minnesota on ... more Photo: Loren Elliott/MLB Photos Via Getty Images Draft DayBregman is selected No. 2 overall by the Houston Astros in the 2015 MLB Draft. He signed later that month and received a $5.9 million signing bonus, then made the above appearance at Minute Maid Park. Draft Day Bregman is selected No. 2 overall by the Houston Astros … [Read more...] about Astros’ Alex Bregman mimics James Harden’s walk-off GIF
The first thing to say about the announcement of a deal to privatize Fair Park, the city’s 277-acre Art Deco albatross in South Dallas, is that everybody on every side of this endless bloody debate is utterly stunned. The deal, which would turn over Fair Park to a private operator with a stellar global track record, just seems too good to be true.The second thing to say is that everybody on every side of the table has got her and his Derringer pistol loaded in the side pocket, because … well, it just seems too good to be true.Maybe it’s not true. Maybe it’s a fake. We know what to do in that case. Everybody shoots everybody. Another day in Dallas. Call for mop-up.But, wait. Here’s the even more dicey thing. What if it is true? What if this finally, finally, finally is a chance to do something great with Fair Park, spur economic change in the poor neighborhoods around it and maybe in the process even change the way Dallas proceeds into the future as a city, … [Read more...] about Pistols in Our Pockets for Now on This New Fair Park Deal. Later, Blammo!