Girls basketball

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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Amid the cacophony of the Radford High gym after the Rams’ 51-31 girls basketball win over Waianae on Thursday, coach Charles Chong said something his girls would be wise to listen to: “We could be a great team.” The emphasis, in this case, is on “could.” After seeing the team for the first time this […]

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Girls-Basketball-DI-Varsity-Playoff-Bracket Girls-Basketball-DII-Varsity-Playoff-Bracket The top seeds in the OIA Red girls basketball playoffs are a pair of undefeated teams in Mililani (10-0) out of the West and Roosevelt (11-0) from the East. After that, it gets a little crazy. The Trojans had no problem finishing up the season with a 62-11 win over winless Waialua, which […]

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Pupule thoughts on today’s Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10. Here’s the poll (coaches and media) followed by my lonely little ballot. 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. GIRLS BASKETBALL Team PTS. PVS. 1. Konawaena (9) […]

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The Konawaena Wildcats aren’t climbing the charts, but they haven’t been demoted, either. The latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Girls Basketball Rankings released on Thursday has Hawaii’s top squad at No. 21. Konawaena, coached by five-time state championship coach Bobbie Awa, was at No. 21 last week. The Wildcats are 21-1 overall. They’re still riding the […]

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