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GAME NIGHT 9/14: Radford/Castle

By Brian McInnis on September 14, 2018

Castle 45, Radford 33, FINAL ———- Castle wins for the second straight week. Big pickup for the Knights. Turnover on downs at the Castle 38. Knights will take a knee to end it. Punivai throws his FOURTH touchdown toss of the night on just FOURTEEN attempts to put this thing away. Paul Omengebar is open in the end zone from 34 yards out with 1:33 left. Onside kick recovered by Castle. Punivai promptly carries it for 26 yards into the […]

GAME NIGHT 9/7: Aiea/Radford

By Billy Hull on September 7, 2018

Aiea 26, Radford 6 ———- BOX SCORE at John E. Velasco Stadium Aiea (2-1-1, 2-1) 13 0 7 6 — 26 Radford (1-4, 1-2) 0 0 0 6 — 6 Aiea—Babu Capanang 17 pass from Fabian Bautista (run failed) Aiea—Zach Kalahiki-Basque 56 fumble return (Thomas Hulett kick) Aiea—Capanang 47 pass from Bautista (Hulett kick) Rad—DJ Alpha 1 run (kick blocked) Aiea—Kalahiki-Basque 33 pass from Bautista (pass failed) RUSHING—Aiea: Ma’alo Auva’a 9-26, Bautista 10-26, Kalahiki-Basque 4-17, Capanang 4-1, LJ Vongsy 5-(minus […]

GAME NIGHT 8/10: Damien/Radford

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 10, 2018

Damien 28, Radford 6, FINALDamien gets a first down by penalty and runs out the clock. Deep ball is intercepted by Kevin Edwards. Damien ball at the Radford 36 with 4:14 left. Holtz fumbles on an exchange and Malik Rhines scoops up the loose ball for Radford. He returns it to the Damien 28. Personal foul on Damien gives Radford possession at the 14.  Danneh Alpha powers to the 1. Copp throws the a fade to Emmanual Stevenson who makes […]

PREPPING for 2018: Radford Rams

By Nick Abramo on August 10, 2018

17TH IN A SERIES Radford football coach Lon Passos was blunt when asked what the program’s focus is: “Changing the culture of the team.” He wasn’t talking about wins and losses, necessarily. He meant the deeper stuff, the unselfishness of playing for your school and giving it your all both on and off the field. The Rams are 1-16 in the last two years, so Passos is also concentrating on putting some W’s up in the left column. The only […]

Aina-Chaves off to record-breaking start

By Brian McInnis on August 5, 2018

St. Francis and Radford lined up in customary handshake lines at the end of a competitive first meeting, a cross-league, cross-division game that went 28-21 to the Saints at John E. Velasco Stadium. They got about halfway through the postgame ritual before it got chippy, broke down, and players went their separate ways, gesturing at each other, slightly tarnishing the season opener for both teams. Head coaches Kip Akana and Lon Passos shook hands, though. That — and a couple of […]

GAME NIGHT 8/4: St. Francis/Radford

By Brian McInnis on August 4, 2018

St. Francis 28, Radford 21, FINAL Jonan Aina-Chaves with a school-record 263 yards rushing. I’ll double check the math soon, but that should stand. Time’s up. St. Francis picks up where it left off after last season’s 8-4 run to the ILH championship game. Radford showed promise; the Rams will get some wins this year. Radford with some costly penalties in the waning moments here. They’ve been unable to get the stop they need. Time dwindling … Rams might have […]

GAME NIGHT 10/7: Radford/Farrington

By Hawaii Prep World on October 7, 2017

The final OIA Division I playoff game of the weekend pits host Farrington against Radford. Here is our game preview. RADFORD RAMS (1-7, 1-6 OIA Blue) Head coach: Lon Passos Rams roster VS. FARRINGTON GOVERNORS (4-4, 4-3 OIA Red) Head coach: Randall Okimoto Govs roster Farrington 36, Radford 14, FINAL 10:02: GAME OVER. 9:58: Eter scores on a 20-yard run. Umaga adds the extra point. FARRINGTON 36, RADFORD 14, 1:48 left in game. 9:57: The Govs punt on their next […]


By Hawaii Prep World on October 5, 2017

OIA D-I First Round The matchup: Radford (1-7) vs. Farrington (4-4) Location/Time: Farrington, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Head-to-head (since 1973): Tied 3-3 Last meeting: Farrington 35, Radford 13, Aug. 30, 2002. Matt Bell (Far) 23 carries, 180 yards, 3 TD; 6 rec, 70 yards, TD. The numbers are just numbers. At Radford, 1-7 may be the football team’s win-loss mark, but they don’t reflect the sea change made in the second year of Coach Lon Passos. The Rams have a yeoman’s […]