Football

Punahou junior Stephen Barber, who is the likely replacement to Nick Kapule as starting quarterback for the Buffanblu next season, picked up his second Division I scholarship offer on Wednesday. Barber, who was first offered by Hawaii, picked up an offer from Navy and tweeted the news. Very honored and thankful to have received an […]

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The recent spring reports in Hawaii Prep World about Hawaii-bred quarterbacks Tua Tagovailoa at Alabama and McKenzie Milton at UCF have been highly positive. They are not the only football players from the Hawaii recruiting class of 2016 (or in Tagovailoa’s case: early 2017) making strides this spring on the mainland. Newspaper Internet sites and […]

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Honolulu Star-Advertiser sports columnist Dave Reardon wrote in Sunday’s newspaper that recruiting in high school sports isn’t going to go away anytime soon. “Recruiting — by whatever name you want to call it — is a reality in high school sports,” Reardon wrote. “That goes for public and private schools.” It’s brought up in regards […]

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Central Florida’s McKenzie Milton says he’s feeling more comfortable coming off his first full season with the Knights. Still technically a freshman after throwing for 1,983 yards and accounting for 13 touchdowns (10 passing, three rushing) in his first year in the program, the Mililani alum played well in one half of action in the […]

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Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa is the clear-cut No. 2 quarterback on the Crimson Tide depth chart and made a case Saturday he’s looking to move up even higher. Tagovailoa, the Saint Louis alum and reigning Honolulu Star-Advertiser player of the year who enrolled early and could still be in high school if he chose to do […]

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Rodney Figueroa is the new football coach at Maui High, Sabers athletic director Michael Ban announced Thursday. “Figueroa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Sabers football program,” Ban said in a news release. “He is eager to meet the incoming players and start planning for the upcoming season. He is an outstanding […]

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The updated ESPN 300 recruiting rankings for the high school class of 2018 was released Thursday with 40 of the current 2018 Polynesian Bowl commitments listed. Four of the top eight players in the nation will compete at Aloha Stadium in January 2018 — DE Eyabi Anoma (No. 2), QB Justin Fields (No. 4), WR Jalen […]

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It’s still only talk at this point. Saint Louis football coach Cal Lee, who built the biggest dynasty in Hawaii high school football history, said he and June Jones of the school’s athletic department talked about the possibility of the Crusaders leaving the Interscholastic League of Honolulu At that time a few weeks ago, the […]

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Saint Louis coach Cal Lee and director of athletic programs and development June Jones both confirmed that they are looking for new ways to schedule games in the future if an OIA and ILH merger doesn’t happen. This season, the Crusaders, Punahou and Kamehameha will compete in a three-team ILH Division I league and play […]

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Two of the best Hawaii high school football players who had been playing Division I football for multiple years decided to transfer this offseason. Defensive linemen Breiden Fehoko (Farrington) and Scott Pagano (Moanalua) enjoyed the recruiting process all over again before making their decisions. This morning, Fehoko, who was a two-year starter at Texas Tech, […]

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