Cheerleading

  Radford takes it back The Radford cheerleading squad regained the OIA championship it lost to Mililani last year, beating the Trojans at the league’s title competition on Saturday at Kalani. The Rams, who won four straight OIA titles from 2006-2009, scored 348.5 to outlast Moanlua (347) and Kaiser (305). Those three will join Mililani, […]

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  Pac-Five breaks Kamehameha’s string Three weeks ago, the Pac-Five cheerleading squad delt Kamehameha its first ILH loss since the sport began in 2000. On Friday night, the Wolfpack turned the trick on a bigger stage, beating the Warriors for the ILH championship. Pac-Five, which draws athletes from 10 different schools, takes its momentum into […]

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For the first time, Damien is co-ed. Economic downturn. Declining enrollment? Whatever the reason, Damien has female students for the first time, and as a result, the school has its own cheerleaders. In the past, Sacred Hearts (across town) sent cheerleaders to cheer for the Monarchs. Now they’re all on campus, seventh to ninth graders. […]

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Here are the recommendations from the athletic directors’ conference on Kauai. The conference began on Thursday, ended Saturday and resulted in the following approved proposals. The proposals went up for HHSAA executive board voting on Tuesday morning at the OIA office, located at Radford High School. HHSAA executive board vote on HIADA recommendations June 12, […]

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Video: Waimea Menehunes cheer

by Paul Honda on December 6, 2011

Waimea performs in the Medium Division at the 2011 Zippy’s/HHSAA State Cheerleading Championships at Stan Sheriff Arena, Sunday, Dec. 4. Waimea’s 317 points edged Moanalua by seven points for the title, the school’s first in state competition. (video: Paul Honda) Team members: Iris Hesapene, Harvette Acosta, Lo Keamoai, Jack Leonard, Marissa Hesapene, Omi Gaspar, Nicky […]

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More Radford, Waimea photos

by Paul Honda on December 5, 2011

Here are more photos of new state cheerleading champion squads Radford (Large Division) and Waimea (Medium Division).

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Video: Radford Rams cheer

by Paul Honda on December 5, 2011

Radford’s performance at the Zippy’s/HHSAA State Cheerleading Championships rated a 297-point total and first place in the Large Division competition. The event was held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at the University of Hawaii’s Stan Sheriff Arena. (video: Paul Honda) Team members: Ridge Frank, Amber Bookhard, Kyly Antonio, Jaclyn Ponce, Jasmine Padeken-Pasigan, Kysa Fong, Jaz […]

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More photos coming later today (Monday). Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser  

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Radford won the Large Division crown of the Zippy’s/Hawaii High School Athletic Association Cheerleading Championships this afternoon at Stan Sheriff Center. Radford totalled 297 points, outpointing Kamehameha (267) and Punahou (226) Waimea won the medium (10 or fewer members) title with 317 points, edging Moanalua (310) in a field of 14 schools. Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser

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HIADA voting results

by Paul Honda on June 4, 2011

Here are the voting results from yesterday’s athletic directors conference. See the accompanying story here. 51st annual HIADA Conference Ala Moana Hotel June 1-3, 2011 Roll call 10 a.m. Voting commences 10:15 a.m. GROUP I (Chair: Wade Okamura, Recorder: Deems Utsumi) Air Riflery 1. (as amended) Put the BIIF back in the rotation for air […]

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