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Sanchez is new Farrington football coach

By Nick Abramo on April 11, 2018

Farrington athletic director Harold Tanaka said Wednesday that Daniel Sanchez is the new football coach for the Governors. He takes over for Randall Okimoto, who stepped down in March after 16 years at the helm. Sanchez was an offensive coordinator under Okimoto. “I am excited, honored and blessed to be part of this,” Sanchez said via cellphone Wednesday. “Hopefully, we can do some good things.” Sanchez is cut from the same football mold as Okimoto and their former coach, the […]

Farrington’s Okimoto steps down as football coach

By Nick Abramo on March 8, 2018

Farrington’s Randall Okimoto said Wednesday night he is leaving his job as football coach of the Governors after 16 years at the helm. Okimoto informed the school administration of his decision Monday and met with his players to tell them on Wednesday. Okimoto plans to spend more time with his children, ages 9 and 4, and wife. He also said he had been weighing the pros and cons of coaching/raising a family for about the last six seasons and nearly […]

Farrington to play in Polynesian Football Classic

By Billy Hull on February 20, 2018

Farrington is one of 10 schools which will participate in the Polynesian Football Classic in Las Vegas on Sept. 7 and 8. The Governors will face Carson (Calif.) in one of four games on Sept. 8 at Liberty High School. The night before, Liberty will host a game against IMG Academy (Fla.), which finished this past season ranked No. 2 in the country behind Mater Dei (Calif.). The other games announced as part of the showcase are Chandler (Ariz.) vs. […]

Castilliano was Govs’ catalyst in failed comeback

By Nick Abramo on October 14, 2017

It was not a good season by Farrington standards, but the Govs made a game of it in the Oahu Interscholastic Association quarterfinals Friday night and nearly came back to knock off No. 7 Waianae. Trailing 27-7 with less than six minutes left, Farrington got to within 27-21 when the final whistle blew. It was Chasen Castilliano who got it going. The senior has been a big defensive playmaker for the Govs (5-5) the past two seasons, and it appears […]

GAME NIGHT 10/13: Farrington/Waianae

By Hawaii Prep World on October 13, 2017

The Seariders play their first game in three weeks when they host the Governors in the OIA quarterfinals. Top performances in the series: Farrington passing vs. Waianae: Elijah Filifili with 227 yards in 2006 Farrington rushing vs. Waianae: Abraham Silva with 223 yards in 2012 Farrington receiving vs. Waianae: Kingston Moses-Sanchez with 165 yards in 2015 Waianae passing vs. Farrington: Sam Keaulii with 217 yards in 1999 Waianae rushing vs. Farrington: David Tafiti with 203 yards in 1988 Waianae receiving […]

Farrington’s road leads to Waianae, again

By Jason Kaneshiro on October 8, 2017

For the fourth straight year, Farrington and Waianae will have their paths intersect in a high-stakes postseason matchup. The Governors advanced to the quarterfinals of the OIA Division I playoffs with a 36-14 win over Radford on Saturday and coach Randall Okimoto’s thoughts turned to Friday’s matchup at Waianae well before he left Kusunoki Field for the last time this season. “We have to move on,” Okimoto said as the Skippa Diaz Stadium stands emptied. “We expect a good game.” […]

GAME NIGHT 10/7: Radford/Farrington

By Hawaii Prep World on October 7, 2017

The final OIA Division I playoff game of the weekend pits host Farrington against Radford. Here is our game preview. RADFORD RAMS (1-7, 1-6 OIA Blue) Head coach: Lon Passos Rams roster VS. FARRINGTON GOVERNORS (4-4, 4-3 OIA Red) Head coach: Randall Okimoto Govs roster Farrington 36, Radford 14, FINAL 10:02: GAME OVER. 9:58: Eter scores on a 20-yard run. Umaga adds the extra point. FARRINGTON 36, RADFORD 14, 1:48 left in game. 9:57: The Govs punt on their next […]


By Hawaii Prep World on October 5, 2017

OIA D-I First Round The matchup: Radford (1-7) vs. Farrington (4-4) Location/Time: Farrington, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Head-to-head (since 1973): Tied 3-3 Last meeting: Farrington 35, Radford 13, Aug. 30, 2002. Matt Bell (Far) 23 carries, 180 yards, 3 TD; 6 rec, 70 yards, TD. The numbers are just numbers. At Radford, 1-7 may be the football team’s win-loss mark, but they don’t reflect the sea change made in the second year of Coach Lon Passos. The Rams have a yeoman’s […]