Hawaii Beat


POSTED: Monday, June 22, 2009

Another receiver commits to UH

Christian “;Bubba”; Poueu-Luna of Great Oak High School in Temecula, Calif., has committed to join the Hawaii football team in 2010.

Poueu-Luna (6-foot, 175 pounds) played quarterback, receiver and safety for the Wildcats, but expects to compete at slotback when he joins the Warriors.

“;I really liked the staff, and when you play for Hawaii it's like you're playing for the whole state,”; said Poueu-Luna, who has relatives in Hawaii.

Poueu-Luna attended UH's Skills Camp last week and trains with Troy Lau (a Nanakuli product) of Prodigy Athletes.


Sumner earns C-USA award

East Carolina softball player Charina Sumner of Kailua was among 12 student-athletes to receive the Conference USA Spirit of Service Award.

The award recognizes community service efforts as well as academic standing.

Sumner, a Kamehameha graduate, had a 4.0 grade-point average.