Air Riflery

Melia Takakusagi and Raymond Hines were awarded National Interscholastic Athletic Administators Association scholarships at the recent Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference at the Hilton Waikoloa Villiage earlier this month. Takakusagi participates in air riflery for Waimea and Hines is a water polo player and paddler for Mid-Pacific.

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The news that some state senators are pushing for a legislative move to bring back the once-popular Superferry — however a long shot the idea really is — has at least one high school coach thinking out loud. Kalaheo air riflery coach Craig Garcia penned this comment on Facebook: heading to maui for states this […]

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Punahou’s Dylan Vodzak set a record by scoring 482.8 to win the varsity division at the ILH Precision Air Rifle Individual Championships on Saturday at Mid-Pacific Institute. Kamehameha’s Keanu Paikai is the previous record-holder (481.5). The top eight participants from Saturday are below. ILH Precision Air Rifle Individual Championships Feb. 21 at Mid-Pacific Institute 1. […]

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Sacred Hearts clinched the ILH precision air rifle championship on Saturday. The Lancers tied with Punahou for first place with a 6-1 record, but won the the season-average tiebreaker for the title. Sacred Hearts won two matches on Saturday, against Punahou and St. Francis. Results from last Saturday follow, with high individual scorers in parentheses. […]

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Darren Nirei was the high scorer for Pac-Five in two ILH Precision Air Rifle match victories Saturday. The Wolfpack beat Island Pacific and Saint Louis. Results from Saturday follow, with each team’s high scorer in parentheses. >> Pac-Five 2,218 (Darren Nirei, 379) def. Island Pacific 2,138 (Jessica Sato, 369) >> Pac-Five 2,218 (Nirei and Evan […]

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St. Francis’ Isabel Villanueva scored 383, the highest score in Saturday’s ILH precision air riflery matches. Villanueva’s 383 came in a win over Saint Louis. She also recorded a 379 in a loss to Island Pacific. Sacred Hearts’ Angelique Mara shot a 379, in a loss to Island Pacific. Results from Saturday, with high scorers […]

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That was fun. It’s not often that little quirks in fundamentals lead to championship-level performance, but that’s exactly the case with St. Francis seniors Isabel Villanueva and Toni Silva. The two finished first and second in the Civilian Air Marksman/HHSAA air riflery state championships on Tuesday. (See the story in Wednesday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser, subscriber content.) […]

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Isabel Villanueva of St. Francis hit 24 bulls and shot a three-round total of 550 to win the girls ILH air riflery championship on Saturday at the Saint Louis range. Villanueva was almost automatic from the prone position, hitting 15 bulls — seven in a row at one point — and scoring 197 points to […]

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Kalani’s boys and Pearl City’s girls won the OIA air riflery team championships on Saturday at Pearl City. Shane Xu’s score 513.09 led the Falcons to a 1,937.19 to 1,924.24 victory over Moanalua. Danielle Tababe shot a 540.21 as the Chargers defeated Kalani 2,093 to 1,935.24. Tanabe’s score was also good enough for the girls […]

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Punahou senior Dean Rodan tied the ILH Sporter Air Riflery record on Saturday in a victory over Kamehameha. Rodan will compete in the ILH championships next Saturday at Mid-Pacific. Rodan’s three-position score of 279 tied the mark set by Kamehameha’s Keanu Paikai on Oct. 2, 2010. Paikai won the state championship that year and followed […]

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