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Kahuku puts out notice for football coach vacancy

By Nick Abramo on December 12, 2017

Kahuku athletic director Gillian Yamagata sent an email to the media announcing that the varsity football coaching position is vacant and that the school is accepting applications. The Red Raiders made it to the state final and lost 31-28 to Saint Louis under interim head coach Makoa Freitas this past season. Freitas was appointed the interim coach after Vavae Tata left the post after two years. Tata won the 2015 Division I state championship and made it to the final […]

1974 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 11, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. This time it is 1974, when current ILH director Blane Gaison won the Prep Bowl for Kamehameha over Leilehua. Even with the quarterback’s heroics to end his junior year, he was shut out of the Honolulu Advertiser’s All-State team behind […]

Polynesian Bowl to host showcase for seniors

By Billy Hull on December 11, 2017

Polynesian Bowl week in Hawaii has added an extra event for current high school seniors looking to earn a scholarship opportunity in college. With the help of Friends of Hawaii Charities, the Polynesian Bowl Senior Showcase will take place Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at Saint Louis School. According to a press release, “travel, time zones and other logistical challenges make it difficult for Hawai’i players to realize their dream of playing college football as a vehicle to pursue their education. […]

Saint Louis’ Cordeiro wins Gatorade award

By Billy Hull on December 11, 2017

For the second consecutive year, the Gatorade Hawaii state player of the year award goes to the starting quarterback at Saint Louis. Senior Chevan Cordeiro, who accounted for 3,586 yards and 39 touchdowns in 10 games this season, was given the honor this morning after leading the Crusaders to an undefeated season and state championship. Now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade National Football Player of the Year award to be announced in December, Cordeiro joins an elite alumni association […]

1997 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 10, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. Saint Louis continued its run through Prep Bowls with its 12th in a row, earning senior defensive lineman Tony Tata defensive player of the year honor by both newspapers. They agreed on the offensive player as well, giving it to […]

1948 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 10, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here with the help of the Hawaii State Library System and newspapers.com. Today we dial the wayback machine to the ancient time of 1948, when the ILH ruled the land and Kamehameha ruled the ILH. Despite the Warriors’ title, they put […]

1973 prep football all-star teams

By Jerry Campany on December 10, 2017

As the 2017 Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s football All-State team release draws near, periodically we are going to ask a spreadsheet to generate a random number between 1947 and 2016. Whichever year pops up, we will post that season’s all-star pages here. This time we unveil a special season in prep football, Mosi Tatupu‘s senior season. The Punahou running back was named the state and ILH back of the year by the Honolulu Advertiser before the Star-Bulletin got into the all-state game. […]

Football clinic Sunday at Manana Park

By Paul Honda on December 9, 2017

New Level football coaches, including Darren Johnson of Campbell High School, will host a football skills clinic on Sunday, Dec. 10 at Manana District Park. Players grades 7 through 11 are welcome. Cost is $20 and registration begins 8 a.m. The clinic runs 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 256-1702.