Hawaiian Pipeline Part II: Duffy’s Hawaiian Eyes are smiling

PHOTO: The book cover to my proposed children’s book on Duffy Daugherty establishing a Hawaiian Pipeline. My book events and purchase links - Tom Shanahan Report By TOM SHANAHAN Two Hawaii friends who doubled as football stars at rival high schools met at a football training gym hoping to punch college tickets. The scholarships they earned were part of the plan, but they’ve unexpectedly found themselves on symmetrical paths to the Midwest. Their Michigan State intersection is College…

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Ane and Hawaiian Pipeliners hope Suiaunoa retaps Duffy’s Island history

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report PHOTO: Legi Suiaunoa By TOM SHANAHAN Charles “Kale” Ane III is a Duffy Daugherty Hawaiian Pipeline alum who returned home after his Michigan State career and seven NFL seasons. He coached 23 years at Honolulu’s Punahou School, his alma mater, winning state titles and turning out college recruits. One of his stars was Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o, the 2012 Heisman Trophy runner-up and Maxwell Award winner. Scholarship athletes such as Te’o and…

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How Bob Apisa and I’d like to see Navy’s loss as Michigan State’s gain

PHOTO: Ken Niumatalolo is on his way to the College Football Hall of Fame after 15 years at Navy. Visit my website at TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN The college football world quickly came down on the side of Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo upon news Sunday he was unceremoniously dismissed. Twitter reacted within moments and stories were posted and printed in the old-fashioned world within a day. How do you let go a guy who is on the way…

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