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Campbell junior Markus Ramos spent 43 days away from home this past summer. Trust me when I say it was worth it. The 6-foot-3 wide receiver on the Sabers football team got noticed on the mound pitching for the Trosky Baseball traveling team. Despite throwing only “eight or nine” innings for the eventual state champion […]


Two Oahu high schools are looking for varsity baseball coaches. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World learned this week that Waialua coach Terry Onizuka and Pac-Five coach Dennis Fukunaga will not be returning next season. No reason was given by either Waialua athletic director Bryce Kaneshiro or Pac-Five AD Peter Estomago. Onizuka went 3-7 […]

{ 0 comments }’s Jim Callis was the first to report that recent Campbell High graduate Ian Kahaloa signed a professional contract with the Cincinnati Reds earlier this week that included a signing bonus of $300,000. Slot value for the No. 145 overall pick was listed at $369,400. Callis also wrote on Twitter that Kahaloa had agreed to […]


Dean Yonamine is moving to the softball head coaching ranks, and Kurt Miyahira is moving on up. Yonamine, the former highly successful baseball coach at ‘Iolani, is the new softball head coach, Raiders athletic director Wendell Look told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World on Tuesday night. Miyahira, most recently the JV head coach […]


Recent Campbell graduate Ian Kahaloa was selected in the fifth round (No. 145 overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. Kahaloa watched the draft at home with most of his baseball teammates. He received a text from his advisor where he would go roughly four picks […]

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Ian Kahaloa has raised the bar for baseball players in Hawaii. A year after Jordan Yamamoto of Saint Louis and Kodi Medeiros of Waiakea thrilled scouts and fans at the state baseball tournament, Kahaloa has earned something that neither of the professional pitchers has. Kahaloa will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of […]


Campbell right-hander Ian Kahaloa and Kentucky outfielder Ka’ai Tom, who graduated from Saint Louis in 2012, are listed in Baseball America’s final top 500 draft prospects list. Kahaloa, the 2015 Honolulu Star-Advertiser player of the year, is ranked No. 113 while Tom checks in at No. 239. Kahaloa went 5-0 with a 0.16 ERA, allowing […]


Baseball coach Les Loo will not be returning to coach Roosevelt next season, a source close to the Rough Riders said Friday. The Rough Riders administration sent out a notice via email to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s sports bulletin board section Friday stating the school is seeking to hire a varsity baseball coach, but the notice […]


A parade honoring the state champion Campbell baseball and softball teams and other Sabers teams will be held in Ewa Beach on Saturday. The parade, being run by the JCHS Alumni and Community Foundation with help from State Sen. Will Espero, will start at 9 a.m. The route will be: Mahiko Park on Renton Road […]


Mid-Pacific catcher Noah Shackles was chosen as the Gatorade Hawaii Baseball Player of the Year, the Gatorade Company announced Friday. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the field. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound senior hit .355 with 16 RBIs and a .525 slugging percentage, leading the Owls (14-4) to […]