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Hawaii will have a new individual high school boys bowling champion this week. The Billy Tees Bowling State Championships start Thursday and run through Saturday at KBXtreme in Kailua-Kona. Pearl City’s Nicholas Azumi, last year’s boys champion, has graduated. Among the top contenders this year are ILH champion Nicholas Lacaden of University and OIA title […]

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Teshya Alo: movie star?

by Jerry Campany on October 28, 2014

Kamehameha wrestler Teshya Alo has done so much on the mat in her 16 years on the planet. Now she will be the subject of a documentary at this year’s Hawaii International Film Festival. Alo, the reigning FILA Cadet world champion in wrestling, has already won a state title in judo and two in wrestling […]

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One team won with ease. One barely scraped by. That was the OIA semifinals on Thursday night, and we are left with a showdown that pits the league’s best offense hands-down (No. 2 Mililani) against, arguably, the league’s best defense (No. 3 Kahuku) on Halloween night. Of course, there will be people who argue that […]

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Nine of the 12 HHSAA football tournament spots have been secured. The BIIF’s Division I and Division II representatives will be determined this weekend, when Hilo faces Kealakehe for the D-I title, and Konawaena and Kamehameha-Hawaii square off for the D-II crown. Another spot will be determined Saturday, when Farrington and Campbell meet for third […]

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Two voters switched their No. 1 choice from Punahou to Mililani, but the Buffanblu are still on top of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Football Top 10, which comes out in the Tuesday edition. Punahou (7-0), which squeaked by Saint Louis 35-28 in the ILH playoffs on Friday, got 18 first-place votes and 234 points in this […]

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They are, after all, a perennial title contender. Again. When the Pearl City Chargers took the best shots that the Radford Rams had to give, they regrouped, stuck to the game plan and pulled away for a 35-20 win on Saturday. That earned the Chargers (8-1) a spot in this week’s OIA Division II title […]

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The Radford Rams needed a win over regular-season, second-place finisher Pearl City to reach the playoff finals. A win would also have vaulted the Rams into the state tournament. Instead, Jordan Taamu threw for five TDs as Pearl City rallied for a 35-20 win.

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Back in the day, ‘Iolani’s football field was not so different. The same scorching South Shore sun. The same occasional breeze drifting down from Palolo and Manoa Valleys. But the bleachers were metal. An afternoon game plus those bleachers could fry an okole or two. Down below, between the old tennis courts was the entrance […]

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Isabel Villanueva of St. Francis hit 24 bulls and shot a three-round total of 550 to win the girls ILH air riflery championship on Saturday at the Saint Louis range. Villanueva was almost automatic from the prone position, hitting 15 bulls — seven in a row at one point — and scoring 197 points to […]

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Moanalua will have the benefit of some home cooking in the early stages of the state division I volleyball tournament. The OIA champion Na Menehune are seeded second behind Kamehameha and gets to play at home in the second round against the winner between Kamehameha-Maui and reeling Kahuku. Most importantly, Moanalua avoids an ILH team […]

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