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1961 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 5, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. 1961 was a year dominated by Punahou, which saw quarterback Buzzy Joao named to the Honolulu Advertiser All-State team along with back of the year Wayne Williams. Roosevelt center Glen Shea was the lineman of the year by the Advertiser, […]

1985 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 4, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. 1985 was one of the stronger arguments against future classification, as Pac-Five won the Prep Bowl and Nanakuli was a force in the OIA West. Garrett Gabriel ran the show for the Wolfpack and Wade Thoemmes was the rock on […]

1963 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 3, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. It’s 1963’s turn, when Farrington’s Bob Apisa and Charles Wedemeyer of Punahou were the boys to stop in the ILH and Warner Wong of Roosevelt was the big man on campus. Kamehameha had three all stars for its league title. […]

1975 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 2, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. We continue with 1975, the year Blane Gaison and Kamehameha ruled the roost over OIA champion Waianae. Mililani joined the OIA in the first year of Aloha Stadium, which helped the league draw 150,719 fans after getting 97,969 the previous […]

1950 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 1, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. This time it is 1950, an innocent time when Charles Kaaihue and ‘Iolani ruled the ILH with a slew of legendary names and Waipahu was the boss in the OIA behind player of the year Jimmy Olivares. The Honolulu Advertiser […]

Shootouts the rule in soccer showcase

By Jerry Campany on December 1, 2017

The first night of the 808 Prep Soccer Showcase highlighted how close together the talent in boys soccer is this year. Three of the four matches went to a shootout, with Kapolei’s 3-0 win over Kamehameha being the only blowout. The other three matchups all featured rematches from last year’s state tournament, with all three rematches holding up. There will be only two matches tonight at Kapolei with Mililani and Kaiser in the featured match at 8 p.m. Kapolei and […]

1998 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 1, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. 1998 was the last year of the Prep Bowl and the winner was the same as it ever was with Saint Louis continuing its dominance. The talent stacks up with any year before or since, with Timmy Chang, Joe Igber […]

Moanalua’s Asuncion wins mainland tourney

By Jerry Campany on November 28, 2017

Moanalua wrestler Elijah Asuncion appears primed to come back strong this season. Asuncion represented Na Menehune with a championship in the 113-pound class of the Spartan Classic in South Torrance, Calif., over the weekend, beating wrestlers from all over California in the process. He overcame Roman Baltazar of team champion St. John Bosco in the final. Moanalua finished fifth in the 14-team tournament. Asuncion wasn’t the only Na Menehune to do well in the tournament. Logan Garcia took second to […]