Football

Punahou WR Noa commits to Cal

by Paul Honda on December 18, 2014

California Golden Blogs has reported today that Punahou wide receiver Kanawai Noa has committed to play for the University of California. Noa caught 58 passes for 1,113 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior. He also returned two punts and one kickoff for TDs. He was a Star-Advertiser All-State first-team selection as a junior. The […]

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Saint Louis offensive lineman Fred Ulu-Perry hasn’t wavered in his early commitment to UCLA. The 6-foot-2,5, 295-pound left tackle committed to UCLA before his senior year began. “I’m a UCLA commit, 110 percent,” he texted on Monday night. But that doesn’t mean Ulu-Perry is staying land-locked. In January, he plans to visit Texas A&M, Colorado […]

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Punahou senior Alex Trifonovitch has been offered an opportunity to play football for the University of Hawaii. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance announced the news on Monday night. Trifonovitch was Punahou’s starting punter and backup placekicker. Both he and starting PK Jon Toner have touchback range on kickoffs. Trifonovitch averaged 40 yards per punt in two […]

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Punahou linebacker Ronley Lakalaka has received a scholarship offer from San Diego State. Pacific Island Athletic Alliance made the news public this morning. Lakalaka, a 6-foot, 210-pound senior, was part of a stellar defense that helped Punahou win the ILH championship and reach the state tournament final. Lakalaka, younger brother of University of Hawaii running […]

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Used to be a call from the Pac-10 Conference was a huge deal. Mosi Tatupu. John Kamana. Back in the day, everybody got perked up about the Punahou stars going to USC to play football. These days, local players aren’t just considering one or two schools from the since-renamed Pac 12. They’re visiting multiple schools […]

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A busy December is going into warp speed for Kapolei offensive lineman Viliamu Auwae. The 6-foot-6, 275-pound senior will be en route to Texas this weekend to play in the Blue-Gray All-American game. The game will be played on Sunday in AT&T Stadium in Arlington. He heads right home after that. Finals week is right […]

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Kahuku quarterback Tuli Wily-Matagi is preparing himself for life after high school, but it sounds like he may be considering a different destination. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound senior is an early commit to Utah. In the fall, Wily-Matagi said Utah was looking at him as a tight end. Lately, however, he reportedly is being groomed to […]

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The computer is fickle, to say the least. Mililani slipped four notches to No. 21 in the latest CBS MaxPreps Top 100 Computer Football Rankings released on Monday. The Trojans (13-0) won the state football championship on Nov. 21. In the same rankings, Punahou (8-1) dropped nine spots to No. 51. Also falling were No. […]

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Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was extremely elusive as a sophomore. USC is the fourth university hoping to corral the 6-foot-1, 190-pound southpaw. Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance announced the news this morning. Tagovailoa also has offers from UCLA, Texas Tech and Hawaii. He passed for 2,571 yards and 33 touchdowns in just 10 games. He […]

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Manu heading to Oregon

by Jerry Campany on December 8, 2014

Mililani defensive tackle Rex Manu is the latest big prospect from Hawaii to commit to Oregon. Manu joins Punahou’s Canton Kaumatule and Kamehameha’s Dylan Kane as Hawaii seniors who have committed to the school. Manu had previously committed to Stanford and visited Oregon during its win over Michigan State. http://www.oregonlive.com/recruiting/index.ssf/2014/12/rex_manu_3-star_defensive_line.html Manu was the anchor of […]

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