Boys basketball

The ILH Division I boys basketball standings got tighter at the top while taking on a more stratified look over the last two nights. A night after Punahou was handed its first loss of the regular season, ‘Iolani closed the gap on the Buffanblu with a 49-43 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday while creating […]

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In a sense, Maryknoll basketball coach Kelly Grant was encouraged by the frustration simmering in the Spartans locker room after a series of close losses early in the ILH season. “They didn’t like losing,” Grant said, “and that was nice. “Going in the locker room, there were a lot of sour faces. … If we […]

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It took a few weeks, but Kalaheo is finally a unanimous No. 1. The Mustangs beat Punahou at Hemmeter Fieldhouse on 41-40 just before the regular season began. Star-Advertiser Boys Basketball Top 10 Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 1. Kalaheo (15), 150, 1 2. Punahou, 134, 2 3. Kahuku, 119, 4 4. Iolani, 103, 5 5. […]

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Some games, there’s a lid on the basket. Not so on Saturday night at the McKinley gym, where visiting Farrington took over a close game in the fourth quarter for a 64-56 win. Shots were falling in all night. The Govs’ Jake Smith fired up four successful 3-point bombs and added some weaving drives during […]

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Kahuku still isn’t at full strength, but the fourth-ranked Red Raiders aren’t exactly shorthanded. Kahuku was without point guard Alohi Gilman early in the OIA East season while he played in the Polynesian All-American Bowl and the All-State cornerback likely won’t be available to the basketball team for two more weeks after suffering an ankle […]

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Farrington was clearly outplayed by visiting Kalaheo for three quarters in Wednesday night’s 52-38 loss. It was the fourth quarter, however, that Governors coach Allan Silva wants his boys to remember. Seriously, he would like the Govs to forget nearly everything they did before they came out with their hearts on fire in the final […]

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Coach Alika Smith was neither overjoyed nor disgruntled after No. 1 Kalaheo dispatched No. 8 Farrington 52-38 on Wednesday night at the Governors’ gym. Smith felt the Mustangs stayed within their game for most of the first three quarters before running into a locomotive in the fourth. Farrington put everything it had into a final-quarter […]

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Video: Paul Honda. ‘Iolani gets the ball back near midcourt with 6.3 seconds to play. Erik Yamada to Hugh Hogland, back to Yamada and then to Robby Mann for the game-winning basket with 1 second to play. Sixth-ranked ‘Iolani escape with a 50-48 win over No. 10 Maryknoll.

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A Pupule perspective of the Star-Advertiser Boys Basketball Top 10, which was published today. THE TOP 10 Voted on by coaches and media from around the state. First-place votes in parentheses. Ten points for first-place votes, nine for second, etc. BOYS BASKETBALL Team PTS. PVS. 1. Kalaheo (10) 118 1 2. Punahou (2) 110 2 […]

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HIGHLIGHTS FIRST HALF SECOND HALF Video: Paul Honda. First-half highlights. ILH boys basketball. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. McCabe Gymnasium.

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