Bob Hogue is a father, husband, and all-around nice guy. In his spare time, he is also a coach, broadcaster, writer, and State Senator. His MidWeek column features people who are making a positive impact in the world of local sports.


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2012 Archive

NFL Builds A Kaneohe Playground - January 25, 2012
Holden Blends P.E., Academics - January 18, 2012
Three Generations Of Harrisons - January 11, 2012
Sharon’s Ride For Epilepsy Support - January 04, 2012


2011 Archive

A New Era At UH: Chow Fun Time! - December 28, 2011
Nice People In Sports Awards 2011 - December 21, 2011
When Babe Met Duke At Waikiki - December 14, 2011
A Dec. 7 Story With A Sports Twist - December 07, 2011
Holidays Mean It’s Camping Season - November 30, 2011
Mom And Other Good Things In Life - November 23, 2011
The Living Definition Of A True Fan - November 16, 2011
Manti Te’o: The Best From Hawaii? - November 09, 2011
Shoji’s Watchful Eye On The Wahine - November 02, 2011
A Stadium Full Of Scary Stuff - October 26, 2011
The Lions Are Roaring Back - October 19, 2011
Governors: Making Kalihi Proud - October 12, 2011
A Bit Of This, That In Isle Athletics - October 05, 2011
Higher Education In A Sandbox - September 28, 2011
The Secrets Of Up-tempo Hoops - September 21, 2011
A Whirlwind Football Weekend - September 14, 2011
A Bud Of Hope For Wahine Soccer - September 07, 2011
Predicting 10 (Or 11) Warrior Wins - August 31, 2011
Tita, Benny In The New HPU Hall - August 24, 2011
Moniz Is An Internet Sensation Too - August 17, 2011
Red Raider Nation Will Rise Again - August 10, 2011
The Family That Runs Together - August 03, 2011
NBAers Help At Maryknoll Clinic - July 27, 2011
Sacred Hearts’ Sharpshooters - July 20, 2011
Bill Lee And The Magic Of Fast Fun - July 13, 2011
A European Vacation To Remember - July 06, 2011
Best Is Yet To Come For PacWest - June 29, 2011
A Vow To Conquer Koko Head - June 22, 2011
A Grateful Son’s Father’s Day Tribute - June 15, 2011
Speaking Of Many Talents - June 08, 2011
Camping Time For Young Athletes - June 01, 2011
Christenson: 3 Years, 3 Titles - May 25, 2011
The People’s Games Are Returning - May 18, 2011
A Rare Clinic With Coach Agena - May 11, 2011
The Flyin’ Hawaiian: No. 1 With Fans - May 04, 2011
Chaminade Shooter Tees It Up - April 27, 2011
Jackie Robinson’s Palama Ties - April 20, 2011
Springing Into Championship Time - April 13, 2011
Bursting With PacWest Pride - April 06, 2011
A Double Degree For Mark Atuaia - March 30, 2011
BYU-Hawaii’s Outstanding No. 4 - March 23, 2011
Where Little League Began In The Islands - March 16, 2011
Coach Sellitto Is Teaching Again - March 09, 2011
‘People’s Champion’ Niko Vitale - March 02, 2011
Taking The ‘Ping!’ Out Of UH Bats - February 23, 2011
Why An Ex-Soap Star Cheers UH - February 16, 2011
A Super Month For Island Sports - February 09, 2011
Another Chance To Put On The Pad - February 02, 2011
A Huge Week For Isle Sports Fans - January 26, 2011
Remembering The WFL Hawaiians - January 19, 2011
PGA’s Amazing History At Waialae - January 12, 2011
A Whole Lotta Hoopin’ Going On - January 05, 2011


2010 Archive

A Look Back, Look Ahead In Sports - December 29, 2010
The Most Sporty Time Of The Year - December 22, 2010
The Good Guys, Gals Of Isle Sports - December 15, 2010
Holy Zumba, That’s A Workout! - December 08, 2010
UH’s Greatest Season-ending Wins - December 01, 2010
The Best Little Basketball Tourney - November 24, 2010
Catching Up With Past Subjects - November 17, 2010
More Adventure Than He Needed - November 10, 2010
A Big Day Coming In Island Sports - November 03, 2010
Readers Respond To Positive Stories - October 27, 2010
BYU-Hawaii Soccer Gets No. 1 Ranking - October 20, 2010
Makule Dream Team Impresses - October 13, 2010
The Baseball Memory Hall Of Fame - October 06, 2010
Wahine’s Gaddis Donates Marrow - September 29, 2010
Hoops Clinics For Island Coaches - September 22, 2010
It’s A Busy Fall Sports Season - September 15, 2010
A Thrill Umpiring At Williamsport - September 08, 2010
Celebrating Legends Of The Ocean - September 01, 2010
Predicting A Winning UH Season - August 25, 2010
The Day Mouse’s Team Scored 105 - August 18, 2010
Trying To Save A Historic Ball Field - August 11, 2010
A Special ’60s Football Reunion - August 04, 2010
A New Look At Aloha Stadium - July 28, 2010
A Mt. Rushmore Of Isle Athletics - July 21, 2010
Keeping Sailors In Shape At Sea - July 14, 2010
A Real Rocky Mountain High - July 07, 2010
A Banner Year For PacWest Conference - June 30, 2010
College Football’s Shifting Sands - June 23, 2010
The World Series Glow Lingers - June 16, 2010
The Best Sports Weekend Ever - June 09, 2010
Island Athletes: On The Road Again - June 02, 2010
Learning To Play From NBA Stars - May 26, 2010
Better Balance = Better Hoops - May 19, 2010
Tony Sellitto And Fastpitch Softball - May 12, 2010
Hitting Weights Powers Wahine HRs - May 05, 2010
A Well-deserved Honor For Robbs - April 28, 2010
A Few Thoughts On Spring Sports - April 21, 2010
A New Record For Wins At HPU - April 14, 2010
A Little Help, Please, For A Helper - April 07, 2010
Punahou Volleyball No. 1 In U.S. - March 31, 2010
The Tenacious Lucas Alves - March 24, 2010
Waialua Duo Shining For Swords - March 17, 2010
A Simply Chaotic 6-2-5-3-4-6-8-3 - March 10, 2010
I’s Good To Have UH Baseball Back - March 03, 2010
Making The Old Coach Proud - February 24, 2010
Great ‘Bows Baseball In 2010 - February 17, 2010
Hawaii Hoops Season Is Hoppin’ - February 10, 2010
The Ultimate Jock Has A Doctorate - February 03, 2010
The Man Behind The Menehune - January 27, 2010
The Best Hoops Player In Hawaii - January 20, 2010
The Curious Case Of Rod Flemings - January 13, 2010
Alika Is A-liking Coaching Punahou - January 06, 2010


2009 Archive

A Few 2010 Sporting Resolutions - December 30, 2009
Handing Out The ‘Nice Guy’ Awards - December 23, 2009
Masoli Has Ducks Smelling Roses - December 16, 2009
A Mind-boggling Selection Process - December 09, 2009
Running Ahead Of Killer Asteroids - December 02, 2009
USC vs. UCLA: A Markowitz Rivalry - November 25, 2009
A Decade Of Football ‘States’ - November 18, 2009
You Gotta Love November Sports - November 11, 2009
A Very Different Kind Of Writing - November 04, 2009
A Laie Reunion In South Bend - October 28, 2009
Shoji’s 1,000 Among Isle Milestones - October 21, 2009
Thinking His Way To Winning Ways - October 14, 2009
Tennis Newbies Going To Nationals - October 07, 2009
Warriors: Pleasant Surprise So Far - September 30, 2009
Once Star QBs, Now Top Coaches - September 23, 2009
Pac West Titles Are Up For Grabs - September 16, 2009
Top Athletes To Watch This Year - September 09, 2009
Warriors Head Back To Hawaii Bowl - September 02, 2009
When ILH Was Bigger Than UH - August 26, 2009
A New Boost For Football Backers - August 19, 2009
And That Is The Name Of The Game - August 12, 2009
The Power Of Water To Heal Injuries - August 05, 2009
Voting Steroids Into The Hall? - July 29, 2009
With MidWeek, It’s Personal - July 22, 2009
Sensley-sational Summer Hoops - July 15, 2009
Sleep Can Come Later For Coach - July 08, 2009
Ford Finds Sanctuary In The Pool - July 01, 2009
The Top 100 UH Football Players - June 24, 2009
Coach Mac Goes Camping - June 17, 2009
A Hoops Clinic To Remember - June 10, 2009
Seasons To Remember In PacWest - June 03, 2009
Jumping Into The History Books - May 27, 2009
A Visit With Billy Blanchette - May 20, 2009
An Ode To The Old Wooden Bat - May 13, 2009
A Light’s-out Power Surge In Manoa - May 06, 2009
Mixing Running And Adventure - April 29, 2009
Serving Hawaii’s Architects, Builders & Homeowners - April 22, 2009
Helping Young Athletes To ‘Get It’ - April 15, 2009
The Buzz Is Back In UH Baseball - April 08, 2009
How To Save Natatorium Memorial - April 01, 2009
Bedazzled By Three Rising Stars - March 25, 2009
This Mule Really Has A Kick - March 18, 2009
The H in HPU Baseball Is For ‘Hot’ - March 11, 2009
Great Volleyball Player, Great Mom - March 04, 2009
Thoughts And Jots From The Road - February 25, 2009
A Season To Remember At BYU-H - February 18, 2009
A Farrington Coaching Champion - February 11, 2009
A Big, Mostly Happy Sports Week - February 04, 2009
The Little Hoops Team That Could - January 28, 2009
Hooping It Up In The White House - January 21, 2009
A High-flying Jet Lands In Laie - January 14, 2009
Inspired By Our Sports Heroes - January 07, 2009


2008 Archive

The Nice People In Isle Sports - December 31, 2008
A Devotion To Soccer And Kids - December 24, 2008
OC-16 Sports’ Global Audience - December 17, 2008
A Perfect Fit For Oahu’s Athletes - December 10, 2008
Making Hawaii Golf No. 1 - December 03, 2008
Thankful For Hawaii Hoops Heaven - November 26, 2008
Feeling ‘Hair’ried Over Long Locks - November 19, 2008
Alika Smith: Born To Be A Coach - November 12, 2008
Where Will Te’o Play College Ball? - November 05, 2008
Jackson Is A Wheeler And A Dealer - October 29, 2008
A Sports Fan’s Excellent Road Trip - October 22, 2008
100 Years Of Shobukan Judo - October 15, 2008
Thinking Daily Of Christmas Eve - October 08, 2008
Toughing It Out To Lead St. Louis - October 01, 2008
UH Losses Make Bloggers Go Nuts - September 24, 2008
Makaula Does It All For Punaho - September 17, 2008
The Stadium Days Of Our Lives - September 10, 2008
Getting To Know Coach Timo - September 03, 2008
PacWest: Volleyball Powerhouse - August 27, 2008
Warriors Should Go Bowling Again - August 20, 2008
Dad, Daughter Take On The Channel - August 13, 2008
Seeking Video Of UH Super Fans - August 06, 2008
The Papa Of Waianae Boxing - July 30, 2008
Competing With Blind Ambition - July 23, 2008
A Stroke Can’t Stop McLachlin - July 16, 2008
Another Side Of The Super Geek - July 09, 2008
So You Think You Know Local Sports - July 02, 2008
A Different Kind Of Youth League - June 25, 2008
The Pioneering Kaia Hedlund - June 18, 2008
Fighting To Save Kahuku High - June 11, 2008
Pushing To The Front Of The Pack - June 04, 2008
Keys To Success For Radford Hoops - May 28, 2008
The Fight Of Rick Saunders’ Life - May 21, 2008
A Tribute To Basketball’s Pat Tanibe - May 14, 2008
Fast Times For Joshua Villoria - May 07, 2008
A New Golf League At Turtle Bay - April 30, 2008
From China To Hawaii With A Dream - April 23, 2008
This Catcher Gets The Last Laugh - April 16, 2008
New Options For Punahou Big Man - April 09, 2008
Time To Fix Murakami Stadium - April 02, 2008
A Gracious Act Of Sportsmanship - March 26, 2008
March: Total Hoops Heaven Month - March 19, 2008
Body, Mind, Spirit And 1,000 Wins - March 12, 2008
A Dream Comes True At Maryknoll - March 05, 2008
Coach Of The Year? It’s UH’s Nash - February 27, 2008
Becks, Hoops,Thinking Pink, Etc. - February 20, 2008
Good News For HPU Soccer - February 13, 2008
Hot Times In Hawaii Hoops Heaven - February 06, 2008
Making A Point About Fencing - January 30, 2008
Honoring A Lifetime Of Paddling - January 23, 2008
Good Riddance, But What Now? - January 16, 2008
Steinhoff’s Amazing Comeback - January 09, 2008
Lots To Cheer In PacWest Hoops - January 02, 2008


2007 Archive

The Nice People Of Hawaii Sports - December 26, 2007
Hawaii’s BiggestGame — Ever - December 19, 2007
A National Asian Hoops Title - December 12, 2007
A Whole Lot Of Hooping Going On - December 05, 2007
Thanks, Colt, For The Memories - November 28, 2007
Time To Bring Aloha Back To Stadium - November 21, 2007
Player Of The Year Will Get Another - November 14, 2007
The Day Chaminade Made History - November 07, 2007
The Amazing Kanani Herring - October 31, 2007
The College Football Weirdness - October 24, 2007
Finale For A Season Of Controversy - October 17, 2007
Iolani’s Lightning Bolt In A Bottle - October 10, 2007
Fifty Times Across The Channel - October 03, 2007
Local Athletes Who Make Us Proud - September 26, 2007
Two QBs Are Better Than One - September 19, 2007
On The Run With Kama Bailey - September 12, 2007
Building A Tradition At Chaminade - September 05, 2007
Predicting A Perfect 13-0 Season - August 29, 2007
Isle Wahine Rule SoCal Beach - August 22, 2007
This Fight Champ Wears A Ponytail - August 15, 2007
UH Can Learn From Indy’s Field - August 08, 2007
Ready For Another Championship - August 01, 2007
Introducing The New Commish - July 25, 2007
Singing The Praises Of Legion Ball - July 18, 2007
Solving The Riddle Of The Ridge - July 11, 2007
It’s Time To Get A Rainbow ‘H’ On - July 04, 2007
Reaching Autistic Kids With Sports - June 27, 2007
Plusses At UH, But Room To Improve - June 20, 2007
A Swim Star Turns UH Watchdog - June 13, 2007
McLachlin: Ready To Win On Tou - June 06, 2007
The Vili Fehoko Football Family - May 30, 2007
A Windward Hike To Remember - May 23, 2007
Sports Stars Who Make Us Proud - May 16, 2007
It’s About Time For Girl Hoopsters - May 09, 2007
The Stories Behind Jersey Numbers - May 02, 2007
Two UH Coaches Say Thanks, Bob - April 25, 2007
Laie’s Legendary Father-Son Team - April 18, 2007
Put Coach Kajiyama On The Field - April 11, 2007
A Kailua Boy Is Ready To Soar - April 04, 2007
Ah Chew Goo, Hoops Magician - March 28, 2007
Not Quite All In The Hogue Family - March 21, 2007
The Pressure Is On UH’s Frazier - March 14, 2007
Keeping ’Em Rolling With Humor - March 07, 2007
D-Low: Hawaii’s Greatest Hoopster - February 28, 2007
Building A Sacred Hearts Tradition - February 21, 2007
Williams: A Fresh Start With Nats - February 14, 2007
Next Up For Tadd, The Pearl Open - February 07, 2007
The Masutani Softball Sisterhood - January 31, 2007
Scoring Big For The New E-school - January 24, 2007
Catching Up With A Big Hitter - January 17, 2007
It Should Be Nash’s Time At UH - January 10, 2007
It’s Raining Threes At Kalaheo - January 03, 2007


2006 Archive

The Target On Dan Hale’s Back - December 27, 2006
Teaching Kids The Coach Trap Way - December 20, 2006
The Annual Nice People Awards - December 13, 2006
The Man Who Made Tickets Easier - December 06, 2006
The Revenge Of John Heisman - November 29, 2006
Chaminade Hoops On The Rebound - November 22, 2006
Brennan’s Heisman Push Begins - November 08, 2006
A Big Future For Crusaders’ Smith - November 01, 2006
Tracking Warriors From The Booth - October 25, 2006
Where The Alihi Kulele Calls Signals - October 18, 2006
The Season That Inspires Poetry - October 11, 2006
The Best - And Fastest - Of Times - October 04, 2006
Hawaii Winter Baseball Returns - September 27, 2006
Sisters Of The Blown-out Knees - September 20, 2006
After ’Bama, UH Is Ready To Win - September 13, 2006
Dean’s Golf Dream Is Coming True - September 06, 2006
The Hawaii-Alabama Connection - August 30, 2006
This Could Be The Year For A Title - August 23, 2006
Kicking Off High School Football - August 16, 2006
Tumaneng: Coming Full Circle - August 09, 2006
Alama-Francis: Bigger, Stronger - August 02, 2006
A Summer Of Travelling, Winning - July 26, 2006
A Baseball Road Trip Across U.S. - July 19, 2006
Girlie-girl To A Wrestling Champ - July 12, 2006
Remember The ‘No Give Up’ Titans - July 05, 2006
Preparing For ‘Something Special’ - June 28, 2006
A Big Man For Little Leaguers - June 21, 2006
A Weekend For Athletes In Kilts - June 14, 2006
A Dream Hoops Season At Kalani - June 07, 2006
A Bit Of Bonding On The High Seas - May 31, 2006
Young Paddler Piling Up Victories - May 24, 2006
Getting His Kicks In Business - May 17, 2006
From Two Club Feet To Speedster - May 10, 2006
Smiling All The Way To States - May 03, 2006
A Camp To Learn The College Ropes - April 26, 2006
The Evolving Baseball Uniform - April 19, 2006
Proud To Be Becky Hogue’s Dad - April 12, 2006
A Scoring Star Who’s Too Unselfish - April 05, 2006
Fast Times At Mid-Pac High - March 29, 2006
Making All The Wright Moves - March 22, 2006
Memea: The Family Of Champions - March 15, 2006
Shoji Swings Into A New Season - March 08, 2006
The Mystery That Is Julian Sensley - March 01, 2006
A Statue For UH’s Title IX Pioneer - February 22, 2006
Whitlock: Time To Get On With Life - February 15, 2006
Needed: One Bionic Leg Prosthesis - February 08, 2006
Bringing Back Kamehameha Hoops - February 01, 2006
Learning Baseball The Ishigo Way - January 25, 2006
The Hula Bowl Comes Home Again - January 18, 2006
The Open’s Beauty And The Beast - January 11, 2006
Sporting Wishes For The New Year - January 04, 2006


2005 Archive

From Crusader To Race Car-sader - December 28, 2005
The Annual Nice People Awards - December 21, 2005
It’s Time To Take On The Big Boys - December 14, 2005
A Game For Fun And Friendship - December 07, 2005
A Quiet Coach And His Legacy - November 30, 2005
Plenty Of Good Seats Are Still Left - November 23, 2005
All In The Look Family At Iolani - November 16, 2005
What Makes Tita Worry? Everything - November 09, 2005
A ‘Frail Kid’ Becomes A Champ - November 02, 2005
Dis And Data On Hawaii Sports - October 26, 2005
Taking Some Hacks In Kaneohe - October 19, 2005
A Pro, But Still Just A Teenager - October 12, 2005
Teaching Coaches The Finer Points - October 05, 2005
Long Ago, The Doc Was A Player - September 28, 2005
Going For Two Titles In One Year - September 21, 2005
The World Youth Baseball Capital - September 14, 2005
When The Ponies Raced In Kailua - September 07, 2005
Are You Ready For Some Football? - August 31, 2005
A Huge Success For Big Boyz Ball - August 24, 2005
Giving Tiny Spikers An Early Start - August 17, 2005
A Bike Champ’s Race To The Top - August 10, 2005
A Positive Force In Girls Volleyball - August 04, 2005
A Marathon Team Training Effort - July 27, 2005
Pio’s Back Home And Giving Back - July 20, 2005
Hawaii’s Pitch, Hit And Run Champ - July 13, 2005
Still Armed And Dangerous At 59 - July 06, 2005
A Friendly QB Rivalry Heats Up - June 29, 2005
Bringing Back ’Bows’ Baseballers - June 22, 2005
From Bum Knees To A Great Gig - June 15, 2005
A Bouncing Child With Big Talent - June 08, 2005
Getting Back On Track In Manoa - June 01, 2005
The Lucky Charm Of UH Baseball - May 25, 2005
A New Windward Hoops League - May 18, 2005
Streaking Toward The Playoffs - May 11, 2005
The PIAA ‘Auntie To The Athletes’ - May 04, 2005
Sprinter Villoria On The Fast Track - April 27, 2005
A Little Sporting Dis And Data - April 20, 2005
A Fast Recovery From ‘Being Dumb’ - April 13, 2005
Punahou’s ‘Pitbull’ On The Mound - April 06, 2005
Fast Times At Hawaii Baptist - March 30, 2005
Joltin’ Joe Spiers Spurs The ’Bows - March 23, 2005


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