Hawaii Sports

Kailua’s Naia Graham and Mililani’s Tia Furuta captured the OIA boys and girls soccer scoring titles. Graham scored 20 goals, two more than Kapolei’s Shandon Hopeau, who had 18. Four OIA boys players were tied for third place with 15 goals each — Kalaheo’s Jhonah Felipe, Kalani’s Takahiro Kosins, Moanalua’s Tyler Morton and Waianae’s Stanton […]

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Mililani captured its second consecutive OIA West title on Friday by shutting out Leilehua 8-0 at home on Friday. The Trojans are 9-1 and will be the top seed from the West, and earned a first-round bye in the OIA tournament. Kalahikiola Judd scored two goals for the Trojans, one of seven players to find […]

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Matautia to join Hawaii

by Jerry Campany on January 11, 2015

Two time Star-Advertiser first teamer Solomon Matautia is staying home. Matautia, a safety from Campbell, switched from Oregon State to Hawaii according to his Twitter account. Here is a snippet from the Star-Advertiser’s Stephen Tsai from his story in tomorrow’s paper: The past June, Matautia made an oral commitment to play for Oregon State. Still, […]

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KEVIN FOSTER, Roosevelt, Sr. GPA: 3.0 Probable college major: Pharmacy studies.  FAVORITES Movie: Teenager Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990 version). “I like the way the original looks better.” TV show: Family Guy. Best episode: time travel. Food; Pizza from Papa John’s. Spinach and garlic.  Homemade food: Pork chops. Athlete: Kevin Durant. “I was going to say […]

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Brian Pascua of ‘Iolani might be the most improved wrestler in the state in the past year. Pascua finished fifth in both the Garner Ivey and Hawaii Officials tournaments to begin last year, but got stronger after the calendar flipped to take his first ILH title and finish second at states behind three-time champion Braydon […]

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LLook out for Lahainaluna. The Lunas feature three of the top four wrestlers in the preseason pound-for-pound list including three returning state champions. Lelelei Mataafa and Carly Jaramillo will be going for their third state crown this year with Breanna Dudoit-Vasquez looking to repeat. They are all looking up at Kamehameha’s Teshya Alo, though, who […]

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There are a lot of state championships out there for the taking this year. With Josh Terao, Brayden Akeo and Blake Cooper off to bigger and better things, the Star-Advertiser’s preseason top 10 pound-for-pound list is lacking talent that has climbed to the highest peak of Hawaii high school wrestling. Zack Diamond and Liam Corbett […]

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The Alo girls of Kahuku cleaned out their group at the Aiea Invitational on Saturday. Sisters Jocelyn Alo and Sabrina Alo were placed in the same pool (184.9-206 pounds) at the preseason event, and started their first matches at the same time on side-by-side mats. Jocelyn drew Aiea’s Sarah Miner while Sabrina faced Waianae’s Mildred […]

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There’s no secret to Lahainaluna’s success. The Lunas are going to try to pound the ball down ‘Iolani’s throat. If there’s one player on the ‘Iolani defense that can stand out and have a big game it’s defensive end Christian Naeole. Our Trench Warfare episode on this side of the ball pits Naeole (5-9, 186, […]

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Aloha Stadium is expecting a large crowd for Friday’s state championship football games, urging fans to get their tickets early. Iolani and Lahainaluna will kick off at 4:30 p.m., followed by Mililani and Punahou. The Stadium’s media relations department sent out a release on Thursday saying they expect to exceed 25,000 paying customers, beating the […]

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