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Sulu returns to help power Damien

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 11, 2018

The last time Aperamo Sulu appeared on a football field, he was being driven out of Vidinha Stadium. The Damien freshman running back suffered a leg injury on the Monarchs’ first play from scrimmage in a state tournament win over Kauai last November and left the stadium in an ambulance. Just over nine months later, Sulu appeared to be back at full strength in his return to action on Friday. He started at running back for the Monarchs and ran […]

GAME NIGHT 8/10: Damien/Radford

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 10, 2018

Damien 28, Radford 6, FINALDamien gets a first down by penalty and runs out the clock. Deep ball is intercepted by Kevin Edwards. Damien ball at the Radford 36 with 4:14 left. Holtz fumbles on an exchange and Malik Rhines scoops up the loose ball for Radford. He returns it to the Damien 28. Personal foul on Damien gives Radford possession at the 14.  Danneh Alpha powers to the 1. Copp throws the a fade to Emmanual Stevenson who makes […]

Damien to play football game on the mainland

By Nick Abramo on February 27, 2018

Damien will be taking its first mainland football trip since well before Eddie Klaneski became the head coach in 2011. Damien will play Mt. Spokane in Mead, Wash., on Aug. 31. The Wildcats went 8-3 a year ago. Klaneski led the Monarchs to a 10-4 mark and the ILH D-II title in 2017. That record included a 13-10 Division I (middle tier) state-tourney win over Kauai before a 35-19 loss in the D-I state final to Hilo. The idea to […]

VIDEO: Hilo vs. Damien, D-I final scoring highlights

By Paul Honda on November 18, 2017

Scoring highlights from the Division I final between Hilo and Damien in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2018. Score: Vikings 35, Monarchs 19.

GAME NIGHT: Damien/Hilo

By Hawaii Prep World on November 18, 2017

One of the two teams playing for the Division I state football title will earn the first state football championship in their school’s history when Damien takes on Hilo at Aloha Stadium. VIDEO: Damien coach Eddie Klaneski VIDEO: Hilo coach Kaeo Drummondo GAMEDAY: Damien vs. Hilo A live blog will follow below. Hilo 35, Damien 19 at Aloha Stadium Damien (10-4) 13 0 6 0 — 19 Hilo (10-1) 7 14 7 7 — 35 First Quarter Dam—Akila Arrechi 94 […]

VIDEO: Damien coach Eddie Klaneski

By Paul Honda on November 17, 2017

Damien football coach Eddie Klaneski chats during a press conference for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Damien will play Hilo in the Division I final on Saturday.

Damien takes the next step

By Jason Kaneshiro on November 4, 2017

LIHUE >> Damien coach Eddie Klaneski took a moment for a deep exhale after the clock hit zeroes to punctuate the Monarchs’ win over Kauai on Saturday. The 13-10 victory at Vidinha Stadium was far from pretty, but as they had for much of the season, the Monarchs found a way to pull out a win, this one sending them to the Division I final of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Football Championships. In their third straight state tournament appearance, […]

GAME NIGHT 11/4: Damien/Kauai

By Hawaii Prep World on November 4, 2017

Division I in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships will have a hard time matching the excitement provided by Division II on Friday night. In the first game played Saturday, KIF champion Kauai hosts ILH champion Damien at Vidinha Stadium at 2 p.m. The Monarchs have played Kauai twice in the last three years, winning 28-21 in 2014 and 34-19 in 2015. Updates and a live blog will follow below. Damien 13, Kauai 10 FINAL  At Vidinha Stadium Damien […]