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GAME NIGHT 9/2: Punahou/Junipero Serra

By Hawaii Prep World on September 2, 2017

NO. 4 PUNAHOU BUFFANBLU (2-0) Head coach: Kale Ane 2017 Buffanblu roster VS. JUNIPERO SERRA CAVALIERS (0-1) Head coach: Scott Altenberg 2017 Cavaliers roster Punahou 56, Serra 42 at Manchester Stadium Punahou (3-0) 13 15 0 28 — 56 Serra (0-2) 14 7 14 7 — 42 S—John Jackson 19 pass from Blaze McKibbin (Antonio Gomez kick) Pun—Tamatoa Falatea 63 pass from Stephen Barber (Tim Horn kick) S—Kobe Smith 9 pass from McKibbin (Gomez kick) Pun—Andrei Iosivas 79 pass from […]

No. 1 Crusaders have long wait ahead

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 13, 2017

After watching Saint Louis complete a second straight dominant performance, Crusaders coach Cal Lee was typically reserved in his initial evaluation of a 61-0 rout of Baldwin on Saturday. “We gotta look at the film and see where we can get better,” Lee said as the Crusaders boarded the team buses at the top of the ramp leading out of Aloha Stadium’s north tunnel. Whatever issues arise in reviewing the footage, the Saint Louis coaches will have ample time to […]

Hawaii in Top 10 in sports safety policies

By Jerry Campany on August 8, 2017

A study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute puts Hawaii in the top 10 in the nation in safety. The study grades states on ability to protect athletes from from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat stroke. North Carolina, Kentucky and Massachusetts top the list with Iowa, California and Colorado bringing up the rear. Those scores were based on a state meeting best practice guidelines addressing the four major causes of sudden death for that age group: cardiac arrest, traumatic head […]

Punahou athletics No. 2 in national standings

By Nick Abramo on August 7, 2017

Only St. Thomas Aquinas, a Florida school, placed higher than Punahou in the final MaxPreps Cup standings for 2016-17. The national standings are determined by awarding points for schools that win a state title or finish second in high school sports. Different types of sports and varying size classifications can also affect the standings. Punahou won state championships in 11 sports — girls air riflery, girls cross country, boys paddling, boys soccer, boys swimming and diving, girls swimming and diving, […]

Pac-Five to hold athletics fundraiser

By Nick Abramo on June 26, 2017

Pac-Five will be holding an athletic fundraiser at Rumours in the Ala Moana Hotel on July 15 from 3-8 p.m. Guest must be 21 and over. Pupus, entertainment, raffles and an auction will be held. In addition, the 1985 Pac-Five football team from 1985 and several individual athletic contributors through the years will be inducted into the Pac-Five hall of honor. That team won the Interscholastic League of Honolulu and Oahu Prep Bowl championships. Also going into Pac-Five’s hall of […]

The Priory’s Jones is a born leader

By Nick Abramo on June 14, 2017

Jordan Jones laughed if off, but didn’t slough it off as impossible. At the end of a seven-minute interview, The Priory’s Jones — who is the president of the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Student Advisory Committee — was reminded that the U.S. has never had a woman president. Of course, Jones is already aware of that fact, and while she was laughing she said, “I would love to be one day.” It is not an immediate goal, if a […]

HALL PASS: ‘Iolani’s Dane Yamashiro

By Jerry Campany on June 3, 2017

Over the next 24 hours, Hawaii Prep World and the Star-Advertiser will release 12 small features on the 2017 inductees into the Hall of Honor ahead of Sunday’s ceremony. Dane Yamashiro is on the short list of the greatest high schoolers in combat sports. Yamashiro won five gold medals between wrestling and judo in his career, only five other boys have earned as many and four of them are in the Hall of Honor. A four-time ILH champion, Yamashiro was […]

HALL PASS: Saint Louis’ Tua Tagovailoa

By Jason Kaneshiro on June 3, 2017

Over the next 24 hours, Hawaii Prep World and the Star-Advertiser will release 12 small features on the 2017 inductees into the Hall of Honor ahead of Sunday’s ceremony. By the time Tua Tagovailoa took the field for his final high school game, he’d amassed an array of accolades to rival any in the line of Saint Louis quarterbacks before him — with one defining exception. Tagovailoa had won the starting job as a sophomore, his undeniable physical skills paired […]