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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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Waiakea’s Kodi Medeiros confirmed Friday that he will be attending the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday, June 5, in Secaucus, N.J. The left-hander is projected as a first-round draft pick and would become the third player drafted in the first round straight out of high school from Hawaii, joining Waipahu’s Jerome […]

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Division I final: Mililani vs. Saint Louis Mililani (12-6) vs. Saint Louis (17-6) Pono Anderson gets the start for Saint Louis as the Crusaders seek the program’s first state championship since 1974. Mililani will go after its first title with Cole Nakachi on the mound. Both started first-round games on Tuesday. Anderson closed out Saint […]

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When the power went out on the UH campus during Thursday’s Divsion II semifinal between Waianae and Kamehameha-Hawaii, the only real inconvenience was keeping track of how many runs the Warriors were piling on the wounded Seariders. But fans who had taken in the show the previous two days probably didn’t mind. The Division II […]

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Kaimana Souza-Paaluhi had a pretty good view of Mid-Pacific’s comeback win over Mililani in last year’s Division I final of the state baseball championship. “I was sitting right there watching,” he said, pointing over to the seats above Les Murakami Stadium’s first-base dugout. Then a Mililani freshman who’d played on the junior varsity, Souza-Paaluhi couldn’t […]

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Day 3 of the Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships has begun with two Division I semifinals and two Division II semifinals at Les Murakami Stadium. Saint Louis vs. Campbell The Sabers are trying to make it an all-OIA final for the second time in four years while the Crusaders are trying to keep the […]

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The noise from the crowd and the tension on the field did little to faze Justice Nakagawa on Wednesday. The Mililani shortstop played on the Waipio team that won the U.S. Championship at the Little League World Series in 2010, and his experience playing on a big stage comes in handy at this time of […]

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Saint Louis coach George Gusman has watched his star pitcher perform at a high level all season. But what made Jordan Yamamoto‘s two-hit shutout against Waiakea on Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships even more special was the stage on which he delivered. His showdown with Waiakea ace […]

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Mid-Pacific vs. Mililani The quarterfinal round ends with a rematch of last year’s Division I state championship game. Sophomore Chase Wago will start for top-seeded MPI. Junior Micah Chinen gets the ball for Mililani. The winner faces Kailua in the 4 p.m. semifinal on Thursday. Inning 1 Mililani leadoff hitter Kaimana Souza-Paaluhi reaches on an […]

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