A sixth shutout for the Kahuku defense in a 38-0 win over Waianae in the OIA D-I semifinals on Saturday night wasn’t enough to move up in the latest USA Today Super 25 rankings released Monday. The Red Raiders (9-1) remained at No. 22, but did have one of their standout defensive players recognized for […]


A wild and wooly one, this was. This OIA Division I playoff consolation game added up to 105 points, the highest-scoring game in league play this season. The Trojans defeated the Mules, 63-42, behind five passing touchdowns from QB Dillon Gabriel. First quarter Second quarter Third quarter Fourth quarter


Vavae Tata emerged from the Kahuku locker room and eased into one of Aloha Stadium’s orange seats to take in a bit of the second game of Saturday’s OIA semifinal doubleheader. The Kahuku coach was about 15 minutes removed from the Red Raiders’ resounding 38-0 victory over Waianae and touched on his postgame message to […]


ILH cross country results

by Stan Lee on October 22, 2016

Punahou senior Connor Lehl won Saturday’s ILH cross country championship, the final race before the state championship on Oct. 29. Lehl became Punahou’s first ILH boys winner since Todd Iacovelli, now one of Punahou’s coaches, went back-to-back in 2000 and 2001 (see list below). Iacovelli won the state title in 2001, the last time a […]


The second game of the OIA semifinal doubleheader tonight at Aloha Stadium features two teams desperate to reach an OIA final. No. 4 Kapolei (8-1) is playing in a Division I semifinal for the first time in its 14-year history. No. 6 Farrington (7-2) is in the semifinals for the sixth straight season and trying […]


The first game of an OIA semifinal doubleheader at Aloha Stadium tonight pits two teams extremely familiar with each other. No. 1 Kahuku (8-1) and No. 5 Waianae (8-2) meet for the second time this season and fourth time in the last two years. The Red Raiders have been as dominant as ever with their […]


Hilo captured its fourth straight Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division I football championship on Friday night with a 40-3 title-game victory over Waiakea at Wong Stadium. The Vikings (8-1) and the Warriors (3-8) will move on to the Division I state championship in November. The BIIF’s Division II championship game is Saturday night at Konawaena. […]

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Seven-time ‘Iolani Classic champion Oak Hill will return to the ‘Iolani Classic boys basketball tournament this year. The boys and girls tournament fields are set for the December event. Oak Hill (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) captured the boys title in 1989, 1992, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2010 and 2014. Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), the 2012 champ, […]


Bulldog breakthrough

by Brian McInnis on October 22, 2016

The Waialua Bulldogs looked right at home at the farthest possible football field on Oahu. The cheers from their dozens of red-and-white-clad faithful echoed out across Kaiser Stadium as quarterback Tevesi Toia took a knee behind victory formation and the seconds ticked down on a 19-14 win over Kaimuki in the OIA Division II semifinals […]


The HHSAA’s Divison II volleyball tournament was instituted in part to give schools a shot at postseason glory that would never have the chance otherwise. Ask around the communities of Waianae, Kohala and Molokai and they will say ‘mission accomplished’ Division II stalwarts Hawaii Prep (11 straight years in the tournament), Konawaena (6), top seed […]