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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.
31st

Another woof, another commit — offensive linemen Shane Brostek head to UW

The “Woof, Woof, Woof!!!” bat-signal was just tweeted from @CoachSark springing recruiting analysts and fans into a frenzied action.

The latest Husky commit?

That would be offensive linemen Shane Brostek out of the Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Brostek is a three-star recruit according to Scout.com and a two-star recruit according to Rivals.com

At 6-3, 300 pounds, he projects to be an offensive guard.

My feeling is that any time you get an offensive linemen, it’s a good thing. And you can never have enough of them.

If the name Brostek sounds familiar,

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