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State judo brackets released

By Hawaii Prep World on May 1, 2017

Brackets for the Atlas Insurance Agency/HHSAA Judo State Championships have been released. The one-day event takes place Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center. Kapolei will attempt to win its fourth consecutive boys title while the Roosevelt girls are looking for a third straight win in the state championships. BOYS BRACKETS GIRLS BRACKETS

ILH repeat judo champs led by ‘Iolani’s Yamashiro

By Paul Honda on April 29, 2017

Judo isn’t quite the kind of sport that takes to high schools across the nation. The sport requires immense self-control, sacrifice, emotional shackling to a point, even. Take a pounding, practice being thrown, zip that mouth instead of yapping in victory or defeat — it’s not an easy hand-to-hand combat activity for most teenagers, let alone adults, to conquer. And yet, there’s ‘Iolani’s Dane Yamashiro, winning his fourth Interscholastic League of Honolulu individual championship. There’s Punahou’s Taryn Ichimura, capturing the […]

Enterprise Hall Pass: Teshya Alo

By Jerry Campany on June 4, 2016

Kamehameha wrestler Teshya Alo will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Dole Cannery’s Pomaikai Ballroom. Above are a few shots of the Warrior through the years. And here is the elite list of athletes she will join:

State judo tournament results

By Hawaii Prep World on May 8, 2016

BOYS TEAM STANDINGS BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS GIRLS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

8 judoka capture a second OIA championship

By Jerry Campany on May 1, 2016

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 of Saturday’s OIA judo championships can be seen here: 2016 OIA Girls Results 2016 OIA Boys Results

Big battles shaping up in OIA boys judo

By Jerry Campany on April 28, 2016

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 side of the bracket in the No. 4 spot and Kalani’s James Lawhn, who took the title in 2014, sitting in the third spot. Kapolei’s […]

122-pound class stacked at OIA judo

By Jerry Campany on April 28, 2016

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 of Kapolei and 2014 OIA champion Sienna Ho of Moanalua. Waiting on the bottom of the bracket in the second seed is Pearl City’s Netanya […]