Football

TOP PLAYERS And Players To Watch list Updated 10/30/14 Statistics as of Oct. 25 Note: New Extra Point notes and also notes from Oct. 22 (10/22) included. QUARTERBACKS 1. (tie) McKenzie Milton, Mililani >> Pupule rating: 99 5-11, 150, Jr.  ∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis Aug 16 21-31-0-369, 4 TD (6,26,15,17) rush 9-204, 3 TD […]

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TOP PLAYERS And Players To Watch list Updated 10/30/14 Statistics as of Oct. 25 Note: New Extra Point notes included, along with notes from Oct. 22 (10/22). RUNNING BACKS 1. (tie) Vavae Malepeai, Mililani >> Pupule rating: 98 6-0, 200, Jr.  ∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis Aug 16 rush 25-112, 2 TD (2,2) rec 1-15 […]

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TOP PLAYERS And Players To Watch list Updated 10/30/14 Statistics as of Oct. 25 Note: Some new Extra Point notes for the top receivers, including some from Oct. 22 (10/22). WIDE RECEIVERS/TIGHT ENDS 1. Kanawai Noa, Punahou >> Pupule rating: 99 6-1, 185, Sr.  ∆∆ #7 Saint Louis (Aloha) Aug 29 rec 7-242, 3 TD […]

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Protected by the Waianae mountain range on three sides and by the ocean on the other, Nanakuli Valley is a perfect place for a tribe to build a fortress. It’s where the undefeated Golden Hawks call home, and it’s a place that instills pride in the players and coaches on the football team. “Defend the […]

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It was an odd moment, and it is one you can bet will be remembered for a long time by the Saint Louis coaching staff. The Crusaders were in a 28-28 ballgame with top-ranked Punahou in the ILH playoffs last Friday and they had the momentum. The Buffanblu were about to punt the ball away […]

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Discipline and hard work are at the core of Mililani’s football success. The product that goes on the field on game days is the result of that perspiration and preparation. What looks like a mistake-free, high-powered, complicated passing game is actually a lot simpler and more error-prone than most people think, according to Trojans coach […]

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They’re grinders, this year’s Kahuku Red Raiders. Through any challenge or adversity, they simply keep moving forward. With the OIA Division I championship game just two days away, they practiced in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts. The usual 7 p.m. practice on Wednesdays was moved up to 4 p.m., so they started the workout sharing […]

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(Here’s the longer version of this morning’s story in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.) It was months in the works, but the Oahu Interscholastic Association has made it official: transferring student-athletes will have to sit out one year. The vote by OIA principals was 18-0 in favor of the change. Currently, a student-athlete can play immediately at […]

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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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Lanai defeated St. Anthony 33-6 on Saturday to move on to the MIL 8-Man Football semifinals in Lanai City. The Pine Lads (3-2), who are playing high school football for the first time since 1953, will play league regular-season champion Seabury Hall (5-0) in the semifinals on Thursday. In another first-round playoff game, host Hana […]

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