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  1. College softball: Hawaii Rainbow Wahine star Kelly Majam experien...

    Graham Hays

    Kelly Majam was one of the breakout stars of the 2010 season, leading Hawaii to an unlikely upset of No. 1 Alabama en route to the program's first WCWS. But that high was met with a new low when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  2. College softball: No. 11 Hawaii Rainbow Wahine preview

    Graham Hays

    Editor's note: Graham Hays is counting down to the start of the 2011 college softball season with a look at each of the teams in his top 20. Check back daily for updates. No. 11 Hawaii Last season: 50-16, lost in Women's College World Series Who ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  3. 2010 NCAA softball tournament -- What we learned

    Graham Hays

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Women's College World Series is really two tournaments in one. The first careers along at breakneck speed, with eight teams playing as many as 14 games in four days and six teams going from elation to disappointment in the matter...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2010
  4. 2010 NCAA softball tournament -- What we learned

    Graham Hays

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- What did we learn Friday? Maybe you can beat Megan Langenfeld, but you're going to have to work for it. Hawaii did all it could, from epic at-bats to spectacular defense, but none of it proved enough to avert a 5-2 win for the Bruin...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  5. 2010 NCAA softball tournament -- What we learned

    Graham Hays

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Softball wasn't spared from a conversation about officiating supplanting what should have been a showcase. Just don't expect any apologies from the umpires, coaches or pitchers in this debate. From the 2010-11 rules, ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  6. 2010 NCAA softball tournament -- WCWS field set

    Graham Hays

    For the first time since the NCAA tournament reconfigured its format to include super regionals in 2005, the top two overall seeds will not be in the Women's College World Series. The defending champs needed an effort for the ages from the player...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2010
  7. NCAA softball tournament: Hawaii advances to Women's College Worl...

    Graham Hays

    Hawaii made history with one swing of the bat, as the Rainbow Wahine advanced to their first-ever Women's College World Series with a walk-off win against top-seeded Alabama.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2010
  8. 2010 NCAA softball tournament -- Kelly Majam gives Hawaii new lif...

    Graham Hays

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The road is where the greatest acts grind out a path to stardom. Day after day, buses, hotels and gigs blend together in a gumbo of hotel keycards, complimentary coffee and unwashed laundry. And all in pursuit of bigger stages and...

    Blog | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  9. Hawaii softball aims for NCAA home run record

    Graham Hays

    Hawaii hasn't been an easy out for years, but at least the only big fly that opponents traditionally had to deal with was the lengthy trip over from the mainland. Now the Rainbow Wahine bring the big flies with them. Impressive numbers abound w...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  10. UCLA softball powers through the weekend

    Graham Hays

    Thoughts on five key results from the weekend. UCLA 10, Arizona State 4 Gathering the Pac-10's top four teams in the desert for six games seemed like a great way to create anticipation but an even better way to produce mixed results. The former wa...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2009
  11. Take five on the weekend

    Graham Hays

    Five results that matter from the weekend that was. Ohio State 6, Wisconsin 5 (11 innings) The Buckeyes rolled to a 10-0 run-rule win in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader on the road, but they trailed 5-1 in the top of the seventh of the night...

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2009
  12. Graham Hays blogs about the effect of the economy on NCAA softbal...

    Graham Hays

    As positive as the vibes were last weekend at the Cathedral City Classic, from the number of top teams on the field to the number of fans streaming through the gates, news regarding a team not in attendance put a damper on the start of softball seaso...

    Blog | Conversation | February 27, 2009
  13. Graham Hays wraps up the Cathedral City Classic with a few more n...

    Graham Hays

    More notes from the Cathedral City Classic, which featured eight of last week's top 10 teams and 13 of the top 20. • The more time passes, the more Florida's Tiffany DeFelice's 23-pitch at-bat at the Women's College World Series last spring s...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  14. Incoming all-stars, SEC contenders among 2008's top story lines

    Graham Hays

    Graham Hays list the top eight teams -- and story lines -- to watch for in the 2008 softball season.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2007
  15. Postseason success means tough travel for Rainbow Wahine

    Graham Hays

    Forget homefield advantage. After two weeks of traveling, Hawaii is just happy if it has a hotel room, writes Graham Hays.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2007
  16. Rainbow Wahine focused on College World Series

    Graham Hays

    One of only five teams in the country with at least 40 wins and fewer than 10 losses this season, No. 17 Hawaii isn't your traditional softball power. But the Rainbow Wahine are making people change their views.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2007