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Will Milton follow Frost to Nebraska?

By Nick Abramo on December 2, 2017

There is no evidence that UCF sophomore McKenzie Milton will follow coach Scott Frost to Nebraska, but there is no evidence that he won’t. His father, Mark Milton, was asked the question via cell phone Saturday. “He has a New Year’s Day Bowl game coming up, so that (question) is something he’s not even thinking about,” said Mark Milton, who stayed in Hawaii this weekend for business reasons while others in his family attended the Knights’ 62-55, double-overtime victory over […]

Kahuku, Saint Louis advance to another showdown

By Nick Abramo on November 11, 2017

One player was just trying to circle around and get open. His opponent was trying to defend the run before switching gears to defend the pass. It was during one of two highly entertaining games of state Division I-Open semifinal football Friday night at Aloha Stadium, and the outcome of this one, the opener, was hanging in the balance as another player, Kahuku quarterback Sol-Jay Maiava, scrambled around. Maiava saw receiver Duke Heffernan alone in the middle of the end […]

Mililani’s quest: So close, yet so far

By Paul Honda on November 11, 2017

Last week, it was Kahuku in the Oahu Interscholastic Association title game. This week, it was defending state champion Saint Louis. For a second week in a row, the Mililani Trojans played unsurpassed football. Then, a mighty foe surpassed them. Mililani roared to a 23-10 lead, then saw Saint Louis ratchet up to a new level. The final score of Saint Louis’ 47-23 victory in the semifinals of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Open Division State Championships doesn’t tell the whole […]

GAME NIGHT 11/10: Saint Louis/Mililani

By Hawaii Prep World on November 10, 2017

The main event of the evening at Aloha Stadium is a battle between No. 1 Saint Louis and No. 3 Mililani, which play for the first time since the 2015 state semifinals. The teams tried to play a game to start the 2016 season, but it was canceled when the lights went out. MILILANI TROJANS (10-1) Head coach: Rod York Trojans roster VS. SAINT LOUIS CRUSADERS (8-0) Head coach: Cal Lee Crusaders roster Saint Louis 47, Mililani 23 The prep […]

Q&A: Mililani football coach Rod York

By Paul Honda on November 10, 2017

Rod York doesn’t ask for precision and teamwork. He demands it. The former ‘Iolani and Hawaii defensive lineman is in his eighth season as head coach at Mililani. Through the ups and downs — mostly ups — York and his staff have been steadfast about learning. For York, the game is in his blood, and the quest for new knowledge never ends. The Trojans will meet top-seeded Saint Louis tonight in the semifinal round of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Open […]

VIDEO: Kahuku outlasts Mililani in OIA final

By Paul Honda on November 5, 2017

Highlights, Oahu Interscholastic Association Division I football championship game, Kahuku vs. Mililani, Aloha Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Score: Red Raiders 35, Trojans 31. Video: Paul Honda.

Kahuku guards OIA title with its life

By Nick Abramo on November 5, 2017

Kahuku doesn’t give away football titles easily. The third-ranked Red Raiders came back from a 21-7 deficit by turning the tables on No. 2 Mililani on Saturday night for a 35-31 victory for the OIA Division I championship at Aloha Stadium. Surprised? Not if you are from Kahuku. The Red Raiders got it done to win an OIA title for the 19th time in the last 29 seasons, the 26th time overall and the third season in a row. Mililani […]

York: ‘I need to do a better job’

By Paul Honda on November 5, 2017

It was a weekend of hypnotic, thrilling football. There was mostly tight, down-to-the-wire play in the Division I and D-II state tournaments. But in the Oahu Interscholastic Association D-I championship game, Mililani came so, so close. A 21-7 lead dissipated. A 31-28 lead vanished. Kahuku (10-1) won its third league title in a row with a dramatic 35-31 victory on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. Rod York, the Trojans’ coach, was stoked by his team’s effort. He was less than […]