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Former Damien athlete drops lawsuit vs. ILH

By Nick Abramo on July 16, 2018

The parents of former Damien football player and wrestler Keoua Kauhi have dropped a lawsuit against the Interscholastic League of Honolulu and executive director Blane Gaison. The suit challenged the league’s transfer rule. Kauhi rushed for 914 yards and five touchdowns for the Monarchs last year. He transferred to Saint Louis in March and applied for an exemption, but was denied. He is not eligible to participate in football or wrestling for the Crusaders. The notice of the dismissal of […]

Saint Louis opens No. 12 in the country

By Billy Hull on July 16, 2018

Two-time defending Open Division state champion Saint Louis opens the 2018 season ranked No. 12 in the nation in the Max Preps preseason top 25 released Monday. The Crusaders, who finished No. 15 in the final Max Preps rankings in 2017, have won 15 consecutive games and 20 of the last 21 overall since losing to Kahuku in the 2015 state final. Saint Louis lost six first-team All-State players from last season, including offensive player of the year Chevan Cordeiro, […]

1954 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on July 15, 2018

ILH champion Punahou, ‘Iolani and Roosevelt each placed three on the Honolulu Advertiser ILH all-star team while the Buffanblu had four on the Star-Bulletin’s list. Buffanblu quarterback Harry Pacarro, Roosevelt fullback Al Bader and Punahou halfback Tom Fink were unanimous selections. Rural OIA champion Waialua landed six on the Honolulu Advertiser all-star team but only four on the Star-Bulletin squad while runner-up Waipahu placed six. All four unanimous selections on the Star-Bulletin team were Bulldogs: guard Walter Yamada, tackle Stanley […]

1947 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on July 14, 2018

Posting the final all-star teams from the past we didn’t get to until now. For a listing of all prep football all-star teams over the years that have been posted, click here. Doubleclick the images to zoom in. Subscribers to the Star-Advertiser can search full-page archives going back two years for free (pages are not available on the archive for 30 days after publication) at Newspapers.com. To access digitized newspapers from farther back — all the way to 1840 — […]

VIDEO: St. Francis left tackle Fa’aope Laloulu

By Paul Honda on July 13, 2018

Fa‘aope Laloulu has become a mainstay at left tackle for the St. Francis Saints. The 6-foot-7, 340-pound junior teams with guard Siotame Haunga (6-2, 306) to give the Division II powerhouse a formidable left side. Laloulu, who holds scholarship offers from Brigham Young and Oregon, chatted after a scrimmage with Open Division contender Farrington on July 5. ​

Punahou’s Horn named to Polynesian Bowl

By Billy Hull on July 12, 2018

Punahou kicker Timothy Horn, who recently committed to the University of Washington, has been named a Polynesian Bowl All-Star. Horn is the seventh player from Hawaii selected to the high school all-star football game, which will take place Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Aloha Stadium. Chris Sailer Kicking ranks Horn as the No. 2 placekicker in the country in the class of 2019. Horn joins Punahou teammates Maninoa Tufono and Duke Clemens, Kapolei offensive lineman Julius Buelow, Kahuku offensive lineman […]

ILH football schedule updates

By Hawaii Prep World on July 9, 2018

The ILH released its high school football schedule on Monday, helping to fill out the updated prep schedule for the entire state. You can read the most updated 2018 Hawaii high school football schedule here. The ILH will only have a playoff in the Open Division with the No. 2 seed playing the No. 3 seed on Oct. 19. The winner will then play the No. 1 seed for the overall ILH title on Oct. 27 at Aloha Stadium. The […]

Former Damien RB challenges ILH transfer rule

By Hawaii Prep World on July 9, 2018

Former Damien football player and wrestler Keoua Kauhi has filed a civil action against Blane Gaison and the ILH challenging the league’s transfer rule. Kauhi, who led the Monarchs with 914 rushing yards and five touchdowns last year, transferred to Saint Louis in March and applied for an exemption of the ILH’s transfer rule but was denied because of “a standing league and state policy regarding transfer students,” according to the lawsuit obtained by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Kauhi claims that […]