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Eight athletes won their second Oahu Interscholastic Association championship on Saturday at the Leilehua gym. They are: Roosevelt’s Macy Higa (115 pounds) and Menjam Tamang (103), Moanalua’s Sienna Ho (girls 122), Moanalua’s Amanda Higa (98), Kapolei’s Anthony Brett (132) and Rodman Salangdron (161), Kalani’s Micah Tateyama (145) and Kahuku’s Lerod Tongi (220). The full results […]

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Unlike the alphabet soup that makes up boxing, there can only be one champion in each weight class in OIA judo. The league will determine its title holders this weekend, with Kahuku’s LeRod Tongi earning the top seed in the East at 220 pounds. He has reigning OIA champion Matt Miner of Aiea on his […]

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The 122-pound class expects to be the toughest at the girls portion of the OIA Judo championships this weekend, with Kalani’s Phoebe Pineda-Abaya drawing the top of the bracket and the bye that comes with it. After that, she will have some work to do to defend it. She faces the winner between Azaria Tandal […]

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Moanalua has the lightweights, and Kalani has the middleweights and Kahuku has the big boys. Na Menehune and the Falcons split the OIA Eastern Division championships on Saturday, with each school crowning three boys champions. Moanalua got wins from Logan Garcia at 108 pounds, Noah Wusstig at 121 and Chase Wusstig at 132. Kalani got […]

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OIA East and West championships will be held tomorrow, and judging by the brackets the boys races are already decided. Kalani leads the East with five top seeds including every weight class above 198 pounds, where Kailero Okura resides. Other top seeds for the Falcons are David Higashi, James Lawhn, Jarek Kaneko and Micah Tateyama. […]

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Mat 1 was a rough place to be in Mills Gymnasium on Friday night. Most of the night’s ILH judo matches proceeded without more or less than the usual fanfare (like a bloody nose). ‘Iolani’s defending state champion, Dane Yamashiro, breezed through with three wins, completely unchallenged. Kamehameha’s formidable Jaclyn Fontanilla was absent due to […]

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A case for Hall of Honor candidacy is usually made in an athlete’s freshman year, when they start their journey toward multiple state titles. That is not how Waipahu’s Sabrina Hollins played it, though, but it worked out just fine. Hollins didn’t compete in a varsity sport until her junior year, but did enough in […]

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Mid-Pacific’s Cole Chandler and Pac-Five’s Taylor Miyao were selected as the ILH judo MVPs, the league announced recently. The ILH judo All-Star team follows. ILH Judo All-Stars, 2015 MVPs >> Cole Chandler, Mid-Pacific >> Taylor Miyao, Pac-Five Boys coach of the year >> Dan Nishita, ‘Iolani Girls coach of the year >> Ernest Miyamasu, Kamehameha […]

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OIA EAST BOYS Co-players of the year—Micah Tateyama, Kalani; Zorich Palimo’o, Moanalua Coach of the year—Brandon Maki, Moanalua First team 108—Ritchie Wong, Moanalua 114—Diamond Inouye, Moanalua 121—Wendell Ebesu, Castle 132—Micah Tateyama, Kalani 145—Daeniel Tiamzon, McKinley 161—Kulana Salera, Moanalua 178—Andrew Pascua, Moanalua 198—Zorich Palimo’o, Moanalua 220—Lerod Tongi, Kahuku 285—Ryan Souza, Moanalua Second team 108—Christopher Lum, Roosevelt […]

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