Two college commitments were announced on Twitter Wednesday morning. Saint Louis OL Michael Minihan needed just two days after receiving an offer from Georgia Tech to decide to commit to the Yellow Jackets. He posted the following: COLLEGE COMMITMENT!#GoJackets pic.twitter.com/IpndZKlGlv — Michael Minihan (@Michael_Minihan) July 27, 2016 Minihan, currently listed at 6-foot-3 and 275 pounds, […]

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Star-Advertiser Preseason Top 10 Countdown Today: No. 10 Baldwin In his perfect universe, Pohai Lee is not quite the run-and-shoot purist that his uncle Ron Lee is. No, Baldwin’s second-year football coach has ventured near and far in his voyage, and in his broad vision, the perfect offense would be full of unpredictability and multiple […]

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Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh spent part of his summer on Oahu teaching at clinics, and it came as a surprise one day when he offered a scholarship to incoming Kahuku freshman Sol-Jay Maiava. How could this possibly happen? Who is Sol-Jay Maiava? Well, he hasn’t played a down of high school football yet. […]

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Tropical storm Darby is gone and football season is here. The Hawaii high school football regular season starts Aug. 5, which is 10 days away. But fans can get a look at their teams in action in full pads scrimmages at various locations starting Thursday. Scheduled scrimmages taper off when the regular-season starts, but there […]

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Arkansas offered a scholarship to Punahou defensive end Miki Suguturaga this week, Suguturaga said Tuesday night. Suguturaga, a 6-foot-5 defensive end for the Buffanblu, will begin his senior season this fall. The offer was made by Arkansas assistant coach Kurt Anderson. Suguturaga said he was thankful for the effort made on his behalf by Keiki […]

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The Big Island Interscholastic Federation, Kauai Interscholastic Federation and Maui Interscholastic League football schedules are out and listed below. Dates, times and sites are subject to change. A few start times have not been determined yet. NONLEAGUE Friday, Aug. 5 >> Honokaa at Waialua, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 >> Pearl CIty at Lahainaluna, 7 […]

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The Punahou basketball community lost a great one recently with the death of Charles “Bud” Scott on June 22. Scott, the winningest coach in the long and storied history of the Buffanblu hoops program, was 88. He also coached at Laupahoehoe and Hilo on the Big Island, and finished with a career mark of 224-59. […]

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LAST IN A 28-PART SERIES WAIANAE SEARIDERS >> 2015 record and finish: 9-4 (6-1 OIA Red); defeated Kailua 37-22 in OIA quarterfinals; lost 45-20 in OIA semifinals; defeated Farrington 20-19 in OIA third-place game; defeated Baldwin 21-6 in D-I state tournament first round; lost 13-0 to Kahuku in the D-I state tournament semifinals >> Number […]

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Hawaii governor David Ige signed senate bill 2557 into law last week, giving funding to the development and implementation of the concussion monitoring and testing program. The bill, which expanded on act 197, drew testimony in support of it from the College of Education at the University of Hawaii, the Hawaii Athletic Trainers Association, Chris […]

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27th IN A SERIES 
Next: Waianae Seariders WAIPAHU MARAUDERS >> 2015 record and finish: 1-7 (1-6 OIA Red); lost 57-6 to Kailua in the first round of the OIA D-I playoffs >> Number of returning starters: 5 (3 offense, 2 defense) >> Number of returning seniors: 16 >> Number of starters lost to graduation: 17 […]

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