No. 7 Campbell All-State football

August 1, 2014

For a school surrounded by the most football talent in the islands, Campbell’s best years seem to come in bunches. And the Sabers hope they are in the middle of one of those swings. Safety Solomon Matautia was first-team All-State last year and returns to try to repeat the feat. If he can do it, […]

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Kahuku unveils new look under Leslie

August 1, 2014

Down the freeway at Moanalua, the Kahuku Red Raiders happy to get some contact against another team for the first time this summer. New coach Lee Leslie made his debut, far from happy about the start of the afternoon — only one of the two scheduled buses showed up at Kahuku. Players split up and […]

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Govs, Warriors clash in opening scrimmage

August 1, 2014

The future is so bright, sunglasses were in need on Thursday afternoon atop Kapalama Heights, where Kamehameha went to work. The Warriors suited up in full gear for a scrimmage with the Farrington Governors. After a summer of pass league games, constant workouts and intersquad contact, Thursday gave teams around the state a chance to […]

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Mililani picks up where it left off in OIA

August 1, 2014

Central Oahu was rocking Thursday night as Mililani visited Leilehua and put a 48-21 hurt on the Mules in a preseason football scrimmage at a packed Hugh Yoshida Stadium. The contest between arch rivals was run like a real game with real referees, and a scoreboard clock, and Mililani’s Kainoa Wilson showed how much of […]

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No. 8 Waianae All-State football

July 31, 2014

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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No. 9 Leilehua All-State football

July 30, 2014

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 […]

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No. 10 Kapolei all-state football

July 29, 2014

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 […]

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Rivals will make a run at each other

July 22, 2014

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 […]

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Softball players jam at Champions Cup

July 9, 2014

Softball titles are becoming commonplace in Central Oahu. Mililani won the OIA junior varsity crown in the winter with a group of those underclassmen moving up to help the varsity capture the OIA Red and Division I state championships in the spring. Several Trojans quickly reconvened for the summer season and helped the Mililani-based Guava Jam […]

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Mililani all-state football, state championship era

July 7, 2014

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 […]

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Medeiros officially signs with Brewers

June 14, 2014

Kodi Medeiros can finally begin his professional career. The 12th overall pick of the 2014 MLB draft signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday morning, guaranteeing the Waiakea High alumnus a $2.5 million signing bonus, the Star-Advertiser has confirmed. Medeiros also gets an addition $240,000 for four years of college at Pepperdine, where […]

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