Girls basketball

Harley Simon is only a junior, but she sure played like a senior on Thursday night. She dove to the floor for loose balls on numerous occasions in a comeback attempt that eventually failed. Her Mid-Pacific team cut an 18-point halftime deficit throughout the second half, but the Owls ended up losing to Interscholastic League […]

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See Part 1 here Radford’s lopsided win over rival Leilehua was enough to push the Rams up a notch to No. 7, swapping spots with ‘Iolani. The Rams have been impressive in the OIA West under coach Charles Chong. The stars have aligned and Chong has gotten plenty out the Rams. Mililani is still ranked […]

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See the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10 here With or without their starting five intact, the Konawaena Wildcats aren’t missing a beat. Nope. The music still plays and the defending state champions continue to be a unanimous selection as the No. 1 team in the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10. Chanelle Molina (ankle) and Mercedes […]

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The OIA girls basketball playoffs tip off Friday with four Division I first-round games. Here’s a look at the opening week matchups. Friday W6 Kapolei (5-5) at E3 Farrington (8-2), 6 p.m. Farrington lost out on the East No. 2 seed and a bye when it lost to Kaiser, 43-37. The Govs feature the No. […]

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The co-leaders in the ILH girls basketball race, the third-ranked Maryknoll Spartans, tip off at No. 7 ‘Iolani in a minute. I’m live-blogging and video only, so I’ll have a lot of pupule rumblings posted here. FIRST QUARTER Spartans line up defensively in what looks like a 1-3-1 zone. Raiders attack a gap and kick […]

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With only one regular season game left in OIA East and West girls basketball, the OIA playoff brackets are taking shape. Roosevelt has the East’s top seed locked up at 9-0 overall with a two-game lead over Kaiser (7-2) and Farrington (7-2). The Rough Riders, behind OIA East leading scorer Keala Quinlan (20.0 ppg), played […]

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You see fans holding signs at sporting events and scratch your head for a few seconds wondering what words mean and then it comes to you. “Radford is Sum10.” Perfect. Somet’en’ … Something. True. The Rams girls basketball team knew when to put its foot on the gas pedal in a 42-25 win over visiting […]

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Simon Bitanga is back in charge of the Kaiser girls basketball team. Bitanga is being investigated for alleged wrongdoing by the Department of Education. According to Lindsay Chambers, a DOE spokesperson, the investigation is in its final stage. “The status for Coach Bitanga has been moved from ‘temporary release as head girls basketball coach’ to […]

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The Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10 poll is another unanimous vote for defending state champion Konawaena, which has all 15 first-place clicks at the balloting station. (No, there’s no balloting station.) Lahainaluna remains locked at No. 2 since a preseason loss to Konawaena. Maryknoll edged Punahou last week, and the two ILH powerhouses flip-flopped between […]

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A whirlwind named Shaylee Todani brought a special kind of energy into Leilehua’s 58-49 girls basketball victory over visiting Nanakuli on Friday. The whole first quarter was quiet, with the Mules taking an 8-6 lead. Then, things got stirred up by Todani, the junior guard who head coach Elroy Dumlao said was making her first […]

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