Girls basketball

As expected, Konawaena received the top seed for the Division I New City Nissan Girls Basketball State Championships. The Wildcats, who were undefeated against Hawaii teams this year, get their first action on Wednesday at McKinley High School against either Punahou or Kailua. The Buffanblu and Surfriders play their first-round match on Tuesday at McKinley. […]

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Video: Paul Honda. Post-game interview with Roosevelt senior guard Sharice Kawakami after the Rough Riders beat Nanakuli 51-34 in the OIA girls basketball quarterfinals. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

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HIGHLIGHTS FIRST HALF SECOND HALF Video: Paul Honda OIA girls basketball playoffs, quarterfinal round Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 Score: Roosevelt 51, Leilehua 34

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There was Jerri Maluyo, a blur in white scoring 27 points, mostly on fastbreak layups. She was actually not very far from a quadruple double, adding eight rebounds, six assists and seven steals — with just three turnovers. There was Tywanna Abbott with 20 points and eight boards, deflecting three passes for steals during a […]

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Friday, 3:15 p.m. Updates with information from OIA. Friday, 4:30 pm Updates with a return call from Maryknoll. Moments after a convincing 75-59 win at Kaimuki — not that observers and fans needed any convincing — Kahuku coach Alan Akina reflected on his team’s progress. It’s been roughly four weeks since his young team was […]

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Aloha Salem’s senior night was a memorable one, all right. The guard scored 46 points, hitting 14 3-pointers, in No. 1 Konawaena’s 94-18 win over visiting Hawaii Prep on Wednesday night at Col. Ellison Onizuka Gymnasium. The Wildcats remained unbeaten in Big Island Interscholastic Federation play. They are ranked No. 21 nationally by MaxPreps.

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Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10 Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 1. Konawaena (13), 138 2. Roosevelt (1), 119, 2 3. Maryknoll, 105, 4 4. Lahainaluna, 100, 3 5. Punahou, 76, 5 6. Hilo, 71, 6 7. Kamehameha, 53, 7 8. Mililani, 52, 8 9. Iolani, 22, 10 10. Kailua, 12, 9 ARV: Kaiser 11, Leilehua 3, […]

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On Thursday night, unranked Kaiser stepped into the charming, antiquated and tiny gym at Roosevelt High School. The Lady Cougars showed that yes, they’ve come a long way since taking their lumps from Lahainaluna, Hilo and ‘Iolani way back in mid-November during preseason. The young Cougars lost to those three Top-10 teams by a total […]

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Clearly, Roosevelt is the class of the Oahu Interscholastic Association, that enormous entity also known as the largest and largesse of leagues in the 50th state. Of course, just because a league is gigantic — 23 girls-basketball playing programs — doesn’t necessarily make it the best league from top to bottom. But among the OIA’s […]

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Waianae had patience to start Thursday’s game against Radford, but it didn’t last. The Seariders waited until their teammates got open in the early going in the 51-31 loss at the Rams’ gym, but by the second half, Waianae was giving up possessions left and right. It prompted Seariders coach Cyrilla Manuel to say afterward […]

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