‘Iolani and Punahou advanced to the ILH boys water polo postseason tournament final by winning matches at Punahou on Tuesday. The Raiders topped Le Jardin 11-7, and the Buffanblu beat Kamehameha 9-3. Scott Wo scored five goals to lead ‘Iolani. Aukai Lileikis spearheaded the Punahou attack with four goals. ‘Iolani 11, Le Jardin 7 Goal […]

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It was an odd moment, and it is one you can bet will be remembered for a long time by the Saint Louis coaching staff. The Crusaders were in a 28-28 ballgame with top-ranked Punahou in the ILH playoffs last Friday and they had the momentum. The Buffanblu were about to punt the ball away […]

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Discipline and hard work are at the core of Mililani’s football success. The product that goes on the field on game days is the result of that perspiration and preparation. What looks like a mistake-free, high-powered, complicated passing game is actually a lot simpler and more error-prone than most people think, according to Trojans coach […]

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They’re grinders, this year’s Kahuku Red Raiders. Through any challenge or adversity, they simply keep moving forward. With the OIA Division I championship game just two days away, they practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts. The usual 7 p.m. practice on Wednesdays was moved up to 4 p.m., so they started the workout sharing […]

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Hawaii will have a new individual high school boys bowling champion this week. The Billy Tees Bowling State Championships start Thursday and run through Saturday at KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona. Pearl City’s Nicholas Azumi, last year’s boys champion, has graduated. Among the top contenders this year are ILH champion Nicholas Lacaden of University and OIA title […]

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(Here’s the longer version of this morning’s story in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.) It was months in the works, but the Oahu Interscholastic Association has made it official: transferring student-athletes will have to sit out one year. The vote by OIA principals was 18-0 in favor of the change. Currently, a student-athlete can play immediately at […]

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Teshya Alo: movie star?

by Jerry Campany on October 28, 2014

Kamehameha wrestler Teshya Alo has done so much on the mat in her 16 years on the planet. Now she will be the subject of a documentary at this year’s Hawaii International Film Festival. Alo, the reigning FILA Cadet world champion in wrestling, has already won a state title in judo and two in wrestling […]

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One team won with ease. One barely scraped by. That was the OIA semifinals on Thursday night, and we are left with a showdown that pits the league’s best offense hands-down (No. 2 Mililani) against, arguably, the league’s best defense (No. 3 Kahuku) on Halloween night. Of course, there will be people who argue that […]

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Lanai defeated St. Anthony 33-6 on Saturday to move on to the MIL 8-Man Football semifinals in Lanai City. The Pine Lads (3-2), who are playing high school football for the first time since 1953, will play league regular-season champion Seabury Hall (5-0) in the semifinals on Thursday. In another first-round playoff game, host Hana […]

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Lahainaluna defeated Maui 21-0 on Saturday at War Memorial Stadium to wrap up an undefeated regular season. The Lunas are 9-0 overall and finished as the MIL Division II and overall champion with an 8-0 mark. Maui (7-2, 6-2) finished as the MIL D-I champ, despite its loss to the Lunas. Both teams are gearing […]

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