The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo athletics department and Out of the Sea Media Arts Inc. will continue to video stream Vulcan home events this spring with softball and baseball next on the docket.
Softball coverage begins on Saturday, March 13 when the Vulcans host Hawaiʻi Pacific University (HPU) in a doubleheader. First pitch is at 1 p.m., with the second game slated to start around 3:30 p.m. The Sharks and Vulcans will play games three and four of the series on Sunday, starting at noon.
Baseball coverage will begin the following weekend (March 20–21) when the Vulcans host HPU.
Due to COVID-19 guidelines and protocol, no fans are permitted to attend the games at the Walter Victor Softball Complex. Only participating teams, officials and game management personnel will be at the field.
The video stream includes two-camera shots, replays and play-by-play audio.
Out of the Sea Media Arts, Inc. is a local media production company. Vice President Jeff Haun has had a leading role in live streaming and televising UH Hilo Vulcan sports for 14 years.
UH Hilo sports information director Russ Blunck will provide the play-by-play. Blunck previously served as the voice of radio broadcasts and streamed events at Western Oregon University, Point Loma University and Pacific University.
How to catch the game
The link to order a broadcast will be available 24–48 hours before the actual event. To sign up, go to the UH Hilo athletics website.
The cost per game
- Softball—$7.50. If the first game of a doubleheader is purchased, receive a 50% discount code for the second game via email.
- Baseball—$10 for the first game and $5 for the second (the same procedure in place as for softball)
For cost and more on how to order the broadcasts, read the full story on the UH Hilo athletics website.