Cross Country

Signing Day (extended)

by Paul Honda on February 6, 2014

(Here’s an extended report on Wednesday’s letter-of-intent signing ceremony hosted by PIAA at the Sheraton Waikiki. The first version was published in this morning’s Star-Advertiser. See Tuesday’s short story and photo gallery on Prep World here.) Larry Tuileta broke some bleeding green hearts, but otherwise the University of Hawaii netted a nice senior class on […]

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Larry Tuileta, Punahou’s All-State quarterback, spurned Hawaii and signed with USC this morning at PIAA’s Letter-of-Intent signing ceremony at the Sheraton Waikiki. In the story at the Star-Advertiser’s breaking news this morning, “Tui” explains how USC got involved long after he had committed to play football and volleyball at UH. He will be a preferred […]

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Printable results of the 2013 state cross country meet: Boys || Girls Even with two of the state’s most decorated cross country runners hanging up their cleats, don’t expect a letdown next year. Dakota Grossman became the first athlete to win four straight state championships at its current distance on Friday, and Davis Kaahanui repeated […]

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Seabury Hall’s Dakota Grossman has nearly done it all. She won her fourth MIL title last week on Molokai and will be going for a fourth straight state crown on Friday on Kauai, which would match Eri McDonald of Punahou’s string from 1995-98. The one thing Grossman is missing, though, is the state championship record. […]

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Beaman brings it home

by Jerry Campany on October 12, 2013

With Oahu’s cross country season wrapping up, ‘Iolani sophomore Amanda Beaman is breaking away. Beaman ran Punahou’s 3-mile course in 19 minutes, 14.62 seconds for her second win of the season on Saturday. The ILH had five different winners in five races this season before Beaman broke through with a win at Kapolei two weeks […]

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Mililani junior Jakob Dewald won his second race in a row to claim the OIA Western Division championship on Saturday at Pearl City. Dewald cruised through the course with a 5:22 average mile for a time of 16 minutes, 6.9 seconds to beat Radford’s Carlos Rodriguez by nearly 30 seconds. It was the third runner-up […]

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Seabury Hall senior distance runner Dakota Grossman has won too many cross country meets over the years to count, but on Saturday she won one that will really count. Grossman, who is trying to become just the second girls runner to win four successive state championships, took the ‘Iolani Invitational by nearly 30 seconds at […]

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Mililani’s Vanessa Roybal and Kalaheo’s Makai Clemons put down Oahu’s fastest times of the cross-country season on Saturday at Pearl City. Roybal, who was running as a JV runner, blazed through the three miles in 19 minutes, six seconds to dust the field. She already held the top time on Oahu this season, clocking a […]

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The last time Kamehameha’s Davis Kaahanui approached the starting line at a cross country meet, he dusted a field of Hawaii’s best runners by more than 30 seconds last October. The next time he toed the line, he might have been even more impressive. Kaahanui finished second in the Honolulu Marathon/Kaiser Invitational cross country meet […]

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Honor Roll (extended) 10/16

by Paul Honda on October 16, 2012

Athletes of the Week Girls Loxley Keala, ‘Iolani volleyball: The senior had 21 kills and 22 assists against No. 2 Kamehameha in a five-set loss. Boys Keoni Tom-Millare, Pac-Five: The senior wide receiver-turned-running back-turned-quarterback amassed 383 yards in an 18-16 win over Damien. He passed for 156 yards and a touchdown, and rushed 25 times […]

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Honor Roll (extended)

by Paul Honda on October 9, 2012

Athletes of the Week Girls Carly Kan, Punahou volleyball: The senior pounded 12 kills in a first-round clinching win over No. 2 Kamehameha and 16 more in a victory over Mid-Pacific. Boys Ryan Tuiasoa, Punahou football: The 6-foot, 215-pound running back rushed for 271 yards and five touchdowns in a 56-14 win over ‘Iolani. His […]

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