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Saint Louis runs the table again

By Billy Hull on November 25, 2018

From start to finish, nobody was better. The preseason unanimous No. 1-ranked Saint Louis Crusaders never budged from their top-dog status, running the table for the second consecutive year with a 38-17 win over Mililani on Saturday night to complete the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. Senior Korvin Feagins intercepted three passes and Saint Louis (11-0) sacked Mililani quarterback Dillon Gabriel nine times to close out a third consecutive Open Division state championship. The Crusaders are […]

OPEN STATE FINAL: Saint Louis/Mililani

By Billy Hull on November 24, 2018

Saint Louis 38, Mililani 17 Saint Louis (11-0) is the first school to win three straight state-tournament titles in the top-tier division since the tourney format debuted in 1999. Its 26-game winning streak ties Kahuku for the third-longest in state history. Saint Louis blows by Mililani 38-17 and completes the three-peat to finish its season 11-0. Remember this team, Hawaii. They’re one of the greatest to ever do it in this state. — Christian Shimabuku (@c_shimabuku) November 25, 2018 […]

D-I STATE FINAL: Hilo/Waipahu

By Billy Hull on November 24, 2018

Waipahu 42, Hilo 22 Waipahu wins its first state football championship in school history and finishes the season 10-4. Hilo ends a nine-game winning streak to end the year at 9-2. ———- BOX SCORE at Aloha Stadium Waipahu (10-4) 14 14 7 7 — 42 Hilo (9-2) 7 0 7 8 — 22 Waip—Matthew Fiesta 29 pass from Cody Marques (Brycen Amorozo kick) Waip—Saxon Tote 15 pass from Alfred Failauga (Amorozo kick) Hilo—Kalae Akui 63 pass from Kyan Miyasato (Joshua […]

D-II STATE FINAL: Lahainaluna/Kapaa

By Billy Hull on November 24, 2018

Lahainaluna 34, Kapaa 32 Lahainluna (11-0) claims its third consecutive Division II state title in yet another THRILLER in Division II. Lahainaluna takes one final knee and celebrates its third straight HHSAA Division II title with a thrilling 34-32 comeback win over Kapaa. — Hawaii Prep World (@HawaiiPrepWorld) November 25, 2018 ———- BOX SCORE at Aloha Stadium Kapaa (7-3) 13 13 0 6 — 32 Lahainaluna (11-0) 7 0 7 20 — 34 Lah—Joshua Tihada 28 pass from Nainoa […]

HAWAII GROWN: Family says Milton’s surgery successful

By Billy Hull on November 24, 2018

A day after UCF junior quarterback McKenzie Milton suffered a gruesome right leg injury in a 38-10 win over South Florida, his family released a statement to the public. “The Milton family would like to express gratitude for all of your thoughts, prayers and concerns. McKenzie’s surgery was successful, and he is recovering well. We would like to thank the medical staffs at Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida and the sports medicine staff at UCF for their superb […]

HAWAII GROWN: Milton carted off with serious injury

By Billy Hull on November 23, 2018

Central Forida junior quarterback McKenzie Milton was knocked out of today’s game against South Florida with what looked to be a serious right leg injury. The entire UCF football team was on the field on one knee surrounding Milton, a 2016 Mililani alumnus, who was carted off the field with 11:17 remaining in the second quarter. With his right leg in a cast after suffering a gruesome leg injury, No. 9 UCF's star QB McKenzie Milton gives a thumbs as […]

Tuitele headlines Cover2 award winners

By Billy Hull on November 22, 2018

Saint Louis defensive lineman Faatui Tuitele became the third different Crusader to win the Marcus Mariota Award as the state’s player of the year handed out tonight as part of the Cover2 awards show broadcast on KHON2. To watch the full episode, click here. Tuitele, who committed to the University of Washington earlier this week, joined Tua Tagovailoa in 2016 and Chevan Cordeiro in 2017 as winners of the award. The initial player of the year award was handed out […]

HAWAII GROWN: Wilson feeling special at WSU

By Billy Hull on November 20, 2018

When Kainoa Wilson first stepped foot on campus at Washington State for his freshman year, he was surprised at the flat lands that seem to lead directly into Pullman, Wash. “I thought the whole state of Washington looked like Seattle,” he said. The 2015 Mililani alumnus said he took a leap of faith when he was accepted into the school and given an opportunity to walk-on by then-assistant coach Joe Salavea. He played in exactly three games in his first […]