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Maeha begins OIA bowling season with top series

By Hawaii Prep World on August 24, 2017

Two time defending state champion Gwen Maeha of Leilehua put up a 519 series to pace the girls in the opener of OIA West bowling at Schofield Lanes on Thursday. Maeha’s effort was highlighted by a high game of 189. Campbell’s Kourtney Adams was right behind her with a 506 series but beat Maeha with a high game of 192. Maeda beat Adams by 14 pins in last year’s state championship. She is trying to become the state’s first three-time […]

Manner-isms: Concussion, broken pinky, ILH title

By Paul Honda on November 1, 2016

(Here is more about Kamalanimaile Manner, the first-year varsity bowler from Hanalani who won the Interscholastic League of Honolulu championship last week as a sophomore. The feature story was published in Tuesday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser.) It’s not often that a first-year high school bowler wins the ILH title, especially after not qualifying for states all season. Kamalanimaile Manner rolled 189-189-202 for a 580 total last week, easily besting competition among the girls and boys. The most unusual thing is this: she […]

Q&A: State bowling champion Gwen Maeha

By Paul Honda on September 27, 2016

2015 girls bowling state champion Gwen Maeha is busy with school — she has a 3.81 grade-point average — and also plays softball year-round. She made some time, though, to share her favorites with Hawaii Prep World. Oh, and she’s the featured student-athlete of today’s prep page in the Star-Advertiser. Q & A Gwen Maeha’s Favorites Leilehua High School Bowling, softball Class of 2018 Bowling balls DV8 Thug Unruly 14lbs color: purple, blue, yellow  Storm Crux 14 lbs. color: purple, […]

Court dismisses bowler’s lawsuit against ILH

By Nick Abramo on January 4, 2016

A lawsuit filed by the family of bowler Anastasia Saili against the Interscholastic League of Honolulu has been dismissed by U.S. District Court Judge J. Michael Seabright. Saili, a senior at Sacred Hearts, unsuccessfully tried to regain her eligibility for the bowling season last fall. The suit also asked for punitive damages of “not less than five million dollars” from the ILH. Don Botelho, the league’s former executive director, and Georges Gilbert, his assistant, were named as defendants. Saili, who […]

ILH bowling all stars announced

By Hawaii Prep World on November 18, 2015

The ILH released its 2015 all-star teams in boys and girls bowling. Boys Bowler of the year—Nicholas Lacaden, University. Coach of the year—Cara Hasegawa, University. FIRST TEAM Terran Casey, Jr, Damien Michael Costa, Jr, Damien Logan Takeda, Sr, Hawaii Baptist Joshua Joo, Jr, Hawaii Baptist Trevor Tamura, So, ‘Iolani SECOND TEAM Dylan Tsuruda, Jr, Hawaii Baptist Austin Okazaki, Jr, ‘Iolani Kennan Kaneshiro, So, ‘Iolani Brandon Ramos, Sr, Maryknoll Edric Verona, Sr, Maryknoll Girls Bowler of the year—Shelby Suzuki, Sr, Hawaii […]

OIA bowling all stars announced

By Hawaii Prep World on November 10, 2015

The OIA released its all-star teams in boys and girls bowling on Tuesday. OIA BOYS EASTERN DIVISION Player of the year—Zachary Kagehiro, Moanalua Coach of the year—Geri Mehrtens, Moanalua First Team Zachary Kagehiro, Moanalua Jon Kanno, McKinley Bryce Takenaka, McKinley Jed Lutes, Kalaheo Wesley Hadano, Moanalua Second Team Micah Freitas, Castle Allen Matsumoto, Castle Shayne Cazinha, Roosevelt Kenton Yoshizumi, Moanalua Dylan Peters, Kalaheo WESTERN DIVISION Player of the year—Chayenne Kuamo’o-Malama, Waipahu Coach of the year—Brandon Abe, Kapolei First Team Chayenne […]

Iolani boys grab ILH bowling title

By Jerry Campany on October 21, 2015

Iolani’s volleyball team is not the only squad on campus looking to return to prominence. The boys bowling team beat Punahou 2-1 this week to secure its place in states, a rare occurrence indeed. Kennan Kaneshiro led the way for the Raiders with a 202 game and Austin Okazaki had the high series with a 561. They will join Damien at the Billy Tees State Bowling Championships on Kauai beginning Oct. 29. Iolani is one team that has not found […]

Sanchez and Lutes spearhead bowling victories

By Nick Abramo on September 30, 2015

Moanalua’s Tyra Sanchez rolled a 469 high series and Na Menehune placed first in the Oahu Interscholastic Association East bowling match on Sept. 24 at K-Bay Lanes. In the boys match, Kalaheo placed first, thanks in part to Jed Lutes‘ 488 high series. Results follow: OIA East bowling Sept. 24, K-Bay Lanes Girls team scores >> Moanalua, 1,974 >> Castle, 1,713 >> Kalaheo, 1,713 >> Roosevelt, 1,683 >> Kaiser, 1,517 >> HCDB, 1,414 >> Kalani 1,310 >> Kailua 709 >> […]