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Aug.
28th

Huskies’ Hawaiian players expecting big turnout this weekend from family, friends

Hau'oli Kikaha is one of four Huskies players from Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Hau’oli Kikaha is one of four Huskies players from Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SEATTLE – After four years of watching California-born teammates fight to secure tickets for family and friends on road trips to Los Angeles and the Bay Area, fifth-year senior outside linebacker Hau’oli Kikaha finally understands the struggle.

Kikaha is from Laie, Hawaii, which is located about an hour north of Honolulu, site of the Washington Huskies’ season opener against Hawaii on Saturday at Aloha Stadium (7:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network).

So in addition to preparing for Hawaii’s offensive schemes, Kikaha is also scrambling to field dozens of ticket requests from family for the Huskies’ first trip to Hawaii since 2007.

“I’ve never had to experience this,” Kikaha said, smiling and shaking his head. “All the guys have gone through their hometowns and had family ask for tickets, and I’ve never had a problem. This is extremely tough, because I don’t just have a huge family – I’ve got extra cousins and distant relatives that are going to be there.” Read more »

Jan.
21st

Another football recruiting commit for the Huskies

The infamous “Woof” tweet went out from the @CoachSark twitter feed last night and like the Bat Signal, both Dawgman.com and RealDawg.com sprung into action. To find out who committed to the Huskies.

And no, I really don’t care, who had it first.

Both sites reported that it was running back Psalm Wooching of Kealakehe High in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, who committed.

Who wouldn’t like to be in Kona right now?

From the Dawgman story (subscription required)

Dawgman.com spoke Saturday morning with Psalm’s father Paulo, who was nice enough to provide some insight into the recruiting process of his son,

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