Girls basketball

The Geremy Robinson Public vs. Private School Senior Basketball Classic will be held on Saturday at Moanalua High School gym. The girls teams, selected by Robinson: Public School Jasmine Moody, Radford, F/C, 6-1 Starr Rivera, Roosevelt, G, 5-4 Patria Vaimaona, Kailua, F, 5-8 Jerri Maluyo, Leilehua, G, 5-4 Ciera O’Brien, Nanakuli, G, 5-4 Jade Marfil, […]

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For once, Chanelle Molina isn’t on a title-winning basketball team. The Konawaena junior guard, who led her team to the Division I state championship on Friday, watched as two other teams competed for the high-school division crown at the annual Mufi Hannemann Jamboree on Monday afternoon at Manoa Valley District Park gym. “I’m good. This […]

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HIGHLIGHTS FIRST HALF SECOND HALF Video: Paul Honda. Second-half highlights. Top-seeded Konawaena vs. second-seeded Lahainaluna, New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Basketball Division I State Championships final, Stan Sheriff Center. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Score: Konawaena 51, Lahainaluna 41.

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In the big picture, it was more than a victory for House Awa in this roundball game of thrones.  It was a celebration for all the sisters and nieces, uncles and aunties, grandmas and grandpas who made Konawaena’s latest state championship happen. It just occurs to be 2015, and in a span of 12 seasons, […]

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Kamehameha-Hawaii didn’t win it this year, but they continue to make a major mark in state D-II girls basketball. In the 12 years since classification began, the Warriors won the D-II title four times (2005, ’07, 12’ and ’13). And they’ve also been runner-up three times and they won the third-place game (51-40 over University) […]

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It is bittersweet, this end to another girls basketball season. I still lament the change of seasons, when the girls went from having gyms to themselves in the spring time, moving into a crowded mess of facilities that the winter is. But it is the way of the times. And now, the girls season is […]

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And then there were two: House Awa and House Rickard. The big dance enters its final night and the two finalists, top-seeded Konawaena and second-seeded Lahainaluna, are among the most unique sports programs in the islands. Unlike the fictional ‘Game of Thrones’, these houses are real, rooted in decades of sacrifice, blood, sweat and tears. […]

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. Red only 2015: Roosevelt 46, Radford 35 Keala Quinlan scored 15 points and No. 2 Roosevelt turned on the defensive pressure in a pivotal third quarter to beat Radford for the repeat. 2014: Roosevelt 62, Mililani 44 Seventh-ranked Roosevelt got 17 points and nine rebounds from sophomore Keala Quinlan in a n easy victory […]

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The Final 4 is here. The New City Nissan/HHSAA Division I Girls Basketball State Championships have boiled down to a fine quartet of teams. But let’s examine tonight’s matchups with the afterglow of what went down in the quarterfinals. Konawaena (28-1, 12-0 BIIF) vs. Roosevelt (21-2, 13-0 OIA) Semifinal round, McKinley Student Council Gymnasium, 7 […]

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After two days of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships, here’s a look at what could’ve been (a.k.a. The Roundball Lamentation Blues). >> Blue Bears For a good stretch, the Baldwin Bears had Roosevelt frozen in time. Roosevelt couldn’t seem to make a layup or 3, and though they were behind 13-0 at […]

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