Jerry Campany

Way back when Waianae ruled the OIA in the 1970s and 1980s, its success started with the last line of its defense. The Seariders, who appeared at No. 8 in the Star-Advertiser’s countdown, seem to always leave fans wondering why ‘good’ rarely turns to ‘great’ when the season winds down. An answer can probably be […]

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Plenty of talent has moved through Wahiawa over the years, led by running back Adrian Murrell. The NFL veteran was first-team All-State three years in a row by the Honolulu Advertiser, the first to be so honored. Waianae’s Kennedy Tulimasealii, Kahuku’s Aofaga Wily, Castle’s Blaze Soares and Gerald Welch of Saint Louis are the only […]


No. 10 Kapolei has had five players judged first-team all-state in its short history. 2003: AP — Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada, Honolulu Advertiser 2003: UT — Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada, Honolulu Star-Bulletin 2006: OL — Michael Matamua, Honolulu Star-Bulletin 2008: OL — Stan Hasiak, Honolulu Advertiser 2008: OL — Stan Hasiak, Honolulu Star-Bulletin 2008: AP — Simione Vehikite, Honolulu […]


When the OIA’s new divisions and schedule were announced over the summer, there was one glaring omission — No Mililani-Leilehua rivalry game unless the teams happen to meet in the playoffs. Problem solved, sort of. Coaches for both schools got together and decided to honor the rivalry and schedule a scrimmage Thursday, July 31 at […]


Kahuku was shut out of the first team on last year’s Star-Advertiser All-State football first team, the first time the school didn’t have someone mentioned on a newspaper’s first team since 1997. That leaves Mililani with the longest current OIA streak, getting a player on the first team every year since 2002. Saint Louis has […]


PIAA executive director Doris Sullivan had a full house for the annual PIAA/Under Armour Football Combine on Saturday. The list of participants maxed out at 260 going into the annual event, but Doris noted that 280 wound up participating. Click on the link below to see the results. 2014-PIAA-COMBINE-RESULTS (Note: This version of results is […]


The HHSAA Hall of Honor will induct its newest class on Sunday at the Ala Moana Hotel, bringing the number athletes immortalized to 384, with 230 boys and 154 girls inducted. This is the fourth time an equal number of boys and girls were inducted and girls have outnumbered boys since 2007. There have been […]


New Kahuku head football coach Lee Leslie will be the first to admit that he is still learning about the culture of the community around Kahuku. His boys gave him one of his first lessons during Friday’s Red and White game to wrap up spring practice. Defense rules. “I thought the kids showed a lot […]