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Galu Tagovailoa has been busy. The husband and father of four — including two daughters and two quarterbacking sons — just sold his house in Kapolei last week and is moving the family to Alabaster, Ala., as first reported by Hawaii Prep World six weeks ago. They fly out April 3 to the state where his eldest […]

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Somewhere between the seven baseball state championships (2004-10) at Punahou and this first season as head coach at Maryknoll, Eric Kadooka has transformed and evolved one step at a time. Losing, though, still leaves a bitter taste. When he looked across the diamond at his former program, Kadooka saw the Buffanblu, a 7-5 team in […]

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Major league scouts don’t announce themselves when they show up to a Hawaii high school baseball game and they don’t wear a badge identifying who they are. But they are here in Hawaii this spring checking out a handful of talented players and bringing back their reports to the big clubs. Many Hawaii fans are […]

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Kamehameha was a big mover in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Baseball Top 10 poll released today. The Warriors (10-2), by virtue of their 1-0 victory over Saint Louis on Thursday, climbed three spots to No. 2 in the rankings. The result was upheld after Saint Louis protested the game believing Kamehameha ace Hunter Breault threw more […]

Kamehameha’s 1-0 victory over Saint Louis on Thursday at Goeas Field will stand. A protest made by Crusaders coach George Gusman was denied by the Interscholastic League of Honolulu, he said today. Gusman believed Warriors starting pitcher Hunter Breault was over the maximum pitch count. Breault threw 101 pitches against Saint Louis and also threw […]

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In a little more than four months, the championship football program at Damien will be at full throttle again. Coming off a 7-3 season and back-to-back Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II titles, Damien has a full slate in the first three weeks of preseason. The Monarchs will play Castle, travel to Kealakehe (Aug. 12) […]

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Building practically from scratch has a way of thickening the skin of coaches, players and supporters. Coach John Uekawa has that thick skin, but make no mistake, he isn’t numb to the ups and downs of his young Maryknoll softball team either. With just one senior on the roster, after years of literally building a […]

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There are the Houston Rockets, the NBA franchise that makes offense look so easy with James Harden driving the bus. There are the Atlanta Falcons, an NFL offensive juggernaut with Matt Ryan at quarterback and Julio Jones at wide receiver, a franchise that finally shored up its defense enough to reach the Super Bowl. Set […]

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For any coach, even Stacie Mahoe, it was not an easy task to embrace. Yet, nobody knows more about the Kapolei Hurricanes softball program. With the retirement of Tony Saffrey, who guided the ‘Canes to the OIA crown last season, as well as in ’04 and ’05, Mahoe was tabbed to take over a largely […]

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Just as he was in preseason and at the beginning of the regular season and even after an 0-3 start, Kaiser first-year coach Kila Ka’aihue was supremely confident about his Cougars baseball team after a 9-3 win over No. 6 Kalani on Wednesday. “We’ve got a really good ball club,” said Ka’aihue, who played in […]

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