Got here to John Kauinana Stadium for the varsity scrimmage… and turns out they started it at 6:30 p.m. instead of 7:30. The JV scrimmage got cut short, I’m told. In this scrimmage, the scoreboard is running and the format is game-like at 12 minutes per quarter. Mililani is up 34-7 with less than 4 […]

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It’s about 90 degrees with no trade winds this late afternoon in Kapolei. Perfect weather for football. All weather is perfect for football, right? The Saint Louis Crusaders and Kapolei Hurricanes are nearly 30 minutes into their first respective scrimmages of the “fall” season. (School begins so early compared to the rest of the country, […]

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The Tar Heels of Honolulu, coached by Kelly Grant, won division championships in 9th and 10th grade over the weekend in Las Vegas. They defeated the Bay Area Knights 46-33 in the 9th grade Level 2 division final. In the 10th grade Level 3 final, the Tar Heels defeated the Colorado Cardinals 54-42. Grant is […]

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As is the case in recent years, large numbers of football players have transferred from one Hawaii high school to another this summer, and we are just scratching the surface of finding out who is where now. Hawaii Prep World learned within the last week that two top players from the Neighbor Islands — Luca Vartic […]

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No. 8 Kaiser Countdown story (subscription required) 2015 Cougars coaching staff All-time Kaiser scores/statistics Kaiser single-game record holders Cameron Higgins has faced quite a few challenges since taking over for Rich Miano last season as the Kaiser head football coach. The latest was his No. 1 quarterback, junior Justin Uahinui, transferring to Farrington two weeks […]

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Lots of interesting matchups are on tap Thursday through Saturday in the first football controlled scrimmages of the season. Among the big draws at the fields and stadiums that won’t be charging admission prices are: Saint Louis at Kapolei, Nanakuli at Waianae, and Leilehua at Mililani on Thursday; Kahuku at Mililani on Friday; and Farrington […]

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Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is about to start his junior season as Saint Louis’ starter, and fans can get an early look Thursday at 5:30 p.m. when the Crusaders visit Kapolei for a scrimmage. But he will not be the only Tagovailoa on the field. His brother, Taulia Tagovailoa, is a freshman quarterback for the Hurricanes, […]

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Punahou football coach Kale Ane called his team’s upcoming trip to California on Labor Day weekend “a great opportunity.” The Division I state runner-up Buffanblu will meet the Del Oro Golden Eagles of Loomis, Calif., at Calfornia Memorial Stadium on the Cal-Berkeley campus on Sept. 4. “We are excited about our chance to play them,” […]

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Football head coach Nolan Tokuda of Leilehua, the No. 9 team in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s Preseason Top 10, provided a list of his staff to Hawaii Prep World yesterday. The Mules’ coaching staff for 2015 is: >> Nolan Tokuda, head coach >> Mark Kurisu, defensive coordinator, safety, strength coordinator >> Chad Townsend, defensive backs >> […]

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No. 9 Leilehua Countdown story (subscription required) 2015 coaching staff 41 years of Leilehua football (1973-2014) Coming in at No. 9 in the Star-Advertiser preseason Top 10 football poll are the Leilehua Mules, who are looking to get back to the state tournament. The Mules were in contention for the OIA Red title until the […]

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