Girls volleyball

‘Iolani freshman Elena Oglivie was named the 2016-17 Gatorade Hawaii girls volleyball player of the year on Tuesday. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Oglivie as Hawaii’s best high school volleyball player. The 5-foot-10 outside […]

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Kalaheo girls volleyball coach Roberta Downey stepped down recently. Downey, who has led the team since 2009, said she wants to spend time with club ball and watching the college game. She says she will inquire around Chaminade and Hawaii Pacific to see if they need any volunteer assistants. She has taken Kalaheo to the […]

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‘Iolani’s Elena Oglivie, who last November became the first high school freshman in Hawaii named player of the year by a newspaper, was named to the CBS MaxPreps Freshman All-American team on Monday. Kamehameha’s Lexis Akeo was also honored by MaxPreps with her selection to the Sophomore All-American team. Oglivie was one of three finalists […]

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A total of five players with Hawaii ties earned All-America honors from the AVCA today. Along with Hawaii outside hitter Nikki Taylor, a Kaiser graduate, Utah junior Adora Anae was named to the AVCA All-America second team. Anae, a Kahuku alumna, is just the second Utah volleyball player to earn second-team All-America honors ever. Also […]

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Elena Oglivie isn’t just another ninth grader finding her way through a mountain of homework every night as a student at ‘Iolani School. After all, she thrives on it. Especially algebra. And there’s more to enjoy. Hula. Snacking. Snacking is big for an athlete who never seems to tire of playing volleyball year-round at a […]

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Lee Lamb is a grinder, a dreamer and, as of today, the Star-Advertiser 2016 Girls Volleyball All-State coach of the year. The Le Jardin second-year coach led the Bulldogs to the Division II state championship this fall, the first in the school’s history. He responded in an Q&A via e-mail with Hawaii Prep World. HPW: […]

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For all of the great players to come out of Hawaii for the past quarter century, ‘Iolani outside hitter Elena Oglivie‘s potential stands right alongside them. Oglivie is the first freshman to be named player of the year by a newspaper in Hawaii. Previously, the highest finishing freshman was fourth, which Alohi Robins-Hardy of Kamehameha […]

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Kamehameha senior outside hitter Kayla Afoa, who was No. 2 in the Star-Advertiser All-State Fab 15 as a junior, is the ILH Division I girls volleyball most valuable player. ‘Iolani coach Kainoa Obrey, who led the Raiders to the state title, shared the coach of the year honors with Punahou’s Tanya Fuamatu-Anderson. Hawaii Baptist swept […]

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The 2016 New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships All-Tournament Teams, selected by HHSAA and media. Division I: Most Outstanding Player: Elena Oglivie, ‘Iolani Saige Ka‘aha‘aina-Torres, ‘Iolani Chandler Cowell, King Kekaulike Phoebe Grace, Kahuku Kayla Afoa, Kamehameha Lexis Akeo, Kamehameha Ana Oglivie, ‘Iolani Kyra Hanawahine, Kamehameha Division II: Most Outstanding Player: Nina Krupa, Le Jardin […]

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The pendulum swung from one great team to the other, back and forth. In the end, the momentum belonged to tiny Le Jardin, which captured its first state championship girls volleyball — or any sport — with a frantic, five-set thriller win over four-time defending champion Hawaii Baptist in the New City Nissan/HHSAA State Championships […]

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