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GAME NIGHT 10/13: Roosevelt/Waipahu

By Hawaii Prep World on October 13, 2017

Roosevelt plays in its first OIA playoff game since the 2007 OIA White championship game at Waipahu. The Marauders beat the Rough Riders, 35-8, during the regular season. Top performances in the series: Roosevelt passing vs. Waipahu: Aaron Ho with 251 yards in 1994 Roosevelt rushing vs. Waipahu: Ranson Tuitama with 184 yards in 2007 Roosevelt receiving vs. Waipahu: Corey Higa with 112 yards in 2001 Waipahu passing vs. Roosevelt: Braden Amarozo with 228 yards in 2016 Waipahu rushing vs. […]

Roosevelt ready for first playoff game since 2007

By Nick Abramo on October 6, 2017

Roosevelt is going somewhere it hasn’t been in 10 years — the playoffs — and the Rough Riders tuned up for that appearance with a convincing 47-7 victory over Waialua at Tosh Nakasone Field on Friday night. “Oh yeah! It’s been 10 years,” Roosevelt coach Kui Kahooilihala said. “We’re excited.” Kahooilihala was an assistant under coach Les Parrilla in 2007, the last time the Rough Riders entered the postseason. His son, Lowen Kahooilihala, was the quarterback back then. “We’re trying […]

GAME NIGHT 10/6: Roosevelt/Waialua

By Hawaii Prep World on October 6, 2017

Roosevelt is advancing to the playoffs for the first time since 2007. First though is a chance to close the regular season with a win over Waialua to get over .500. That 2007 season is also the last time the Rough Riders won at least four games. Top performances in series Roosevelt passing vs. Waialua: Chris Mols with 230 yards in 2001 Roosevelt rushing vs. Waialua: Ryan Daley with 186 yards in 1993 Roosevelt receiving vs. Waialua: Kenese Ola with […]

Roosevelt on verge of rare playoff berth

By Christian Shimabuku on September 23, 2017

Roosevelt is on the verge of its first OIA playoff berth since 2007 after Friday’s 30-10 homecoming victory over Kalani, thanks in large part to an unwavering approach toward coach Kui Kahooilihala’s philosophies: run, run and run some more. The Rough Riders still hadn’t earned a first down when they trailed 10-0 with the ball on their own 20 with 7:02 remaining in the first half. Regardless, they wore the Falcons down with their run game and cut the deficit […]

GAME NIGHT 9/22: Kalani/Roosevelt

By Hawaii Prep World on September 22, 2017

The winner of tonight’s game between Kalani and Roosevelt will be on the inside track to claiming the fourth and final playoff berth in OIA Division II. Top performances in series: Kalani passing vs. Roosevelt: Noah Brum with 445 yards in 2013 Kalani rushing vs. Roosevelt: Jaemi Harris with 211 yards in 2015 Kalani receiving vs. Roosevelt: Albert Sabog with 300 yards in 1991 Roosevelt passing vs. Kalani: Andrew Kamanao with 481 yards in 1991 Roosevelt rushing vs. Kalani: Dennis […]

Roosevelt pounds the rock in win over Kalaheo

By Kyle Sakamoto on September 8, 2017

Running the dive off the option was the preferred option for Roosevelt on Friday. Mitchell Camacho rushed 11 times for 183 yards and a touchdown in the first half as Roosevelt beat Kalaheo 49-7 at Kailua. “I’m proud of the kids, man,” said Rough Riders coach Kui Kahooilihala. “They had a good practice this week. A lot of details into our practices and a lot of walk-throughs. We told them, ‘You guys want to go after this ‘W’? You guys […]

GAME NIGHT 9/8: Roosevelt/Kalaheo

By Hawaii Prep World on September 8, 2017

ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS (1-3, 1-3 OIA D-II) Head coach: Kui Kahooilihala Rough Riders roster VS. KALAHEO MUSTANGS (1-3, 1-2) Head coach: Darrell Poole Mustangs roster *********** Roosevelt 49, Kalaheo 7, 1:48 left fourth quarter Roosevelt’s Lansen Fung returns an interception 97 yards for a TD. PAT kick failed. Roosevelt 43, Kalaheo 7, 8:58 left fourth quarter Roosevelt’s Kekahuna scores on a 29-yard run off a lateral. Kawai Tully-Sabog makes the PAT kick. Roosevelt 36, Kalaheo 7, 0:26 left third quarter Roosevelt’s Kekahuna […]

Kaimuki needs 2 TD’s late to beat Roosevelt

By Kyle Sakamoto on September 1, 2017

Kaimuki’s offense was like a dormant volcano that finally erupted. Ieke Seei-Cleveland scored on a 2-yard run and Elijah Lemalu caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Soloman in the fourth quarter as the Bulldogs beat host Roosevelt 14-6 in an OIA Division II game Friday. “As the game progresses, no matter where your team starts, you’re always hoping they can warm up and get better,” said Kaimuki coach David Tautofi. “We had too many turnovers at the beginning of […]