Hawaii Grown

Oregon defensive tackle Rex Manu, a 2015 Mililani alumnus and a two-time All-State first team selection, is not listed on the Ducks’ online roster and will miss the entire 2017 season according to an OregonLive.com story posted today. Manu, who had 13 tackles and a sack in 11 games last year before getting injured in […]


Lots of former Hawaii high school football players are making their way in college on the mainland. Recently, we ran a story with tidbits from various websites on how many of the players from the Hawaii recruiting class of 2016 fared this year in their first spring practices prior to their second college seasons. (Most […]


Fresno State sophomore right-hander Kamalani Dung, a 2015 Kamehameha graduate, was named the Mountain West Conference pitcher of the year today. Dung, who has thrown every pitch in the Bulldogs’ last nine games and gone 8-1 to help the Bulldogs advance to the NCAA tournament, went 13-6 with a 2.04 ERA and 99 strikeouts with […]

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Oregon’s first trip to the NCAA tournament in 10 years came to an end on Saturday with a 4-2 loss to No. 30 N.C. State. Despite the quick out, it was a special season for the Ducks, who were led by junior Alyssa Tobita, a 2014 Mililani graduate. Tobita took her game to a new […]


Kamalani Dung had more than 50 scholarship offers coming out of Kamehameha and has admitted in the past she only knew how to throw two pitches in high school. Her transformation into a complete Division I-caliber ace pitcher for Fresno State has happened quickly and with stunning results in her sophomore season for the Bulldogs. […]


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 […]


Brigham Young junior setter Alohi Robins-Hardy has been chosen to compete on the U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team that will tour Europe this summer. Robins-Hardy, a 2014 Kamehameha alumna, will play for the CNT-Europe squad, one of three teams within the U.S. Collegiate National Team program, that will play in the 13th Annual European Global […]

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Defensive tackle Scott Pagano, a 2013 Moanalua alumnus, has decided to transfer from Clemson for his final season. Head coach Dabo Swinney released a statement to the media Friday, saying, “I met with Scott Pagano yesterday. We had a good talk and he told me about his intentions to be a graduate transfer for his […]


Former Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko has decided he will transfer from Texas Tech after spending two seasons with the Red Raiders. The Farrington alum started all 25 games he was with TTU and compiled 38 tackles with 7 1/2 tackles for loss. The 6-foot-3, 295-pounder also had two sacks and made one […]