Soccer

Kaiser’s Kai Hasegawa and Punahou’s Hi‘i Thomas will play soccer for Hawaii Pacific this fall, coach Gina Brewer announced Thursday. Hasegawa was the OIA East player of the year as a junior for the Cougars. She scored 13 goals that season, and she also played softball in high school. Thomas, a 2014 Punahou graduated, scored […]

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Mililani’s Jarrett Razon is a midfielder for the 14-member U.S. Paralympic soccer national team that will play in the world championships starting Tuesday in Staffordshire, England. The tournament — the 2015 Cerebral Palsy Football Championships — runs through June 28, and the U.S. opens with a match against Venezuela on Wednesday. In 2001, Razon was Hawaii’s […]

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Mark Kane is returning as the soccer head coach at Saint Louis School, athletic director Wade Okamura announced Monday. Kane held the Crusaders’ job from 2010 to 2013 and also from 1984 to 1995. He is on the faculty at Saint Louis and has 25 years of coaching experience in both boys and girls soccer […]

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Hall pass: Sarah Lau

by Jerry Campany on June 6, 2015

Athletes like Sarah Lau don’t come around every year. Kamehameha’s Lau completed a career as a standout in volleyball, soccer and track and field and will be honored for it with an induction into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor on June 7 at Dole Cannery Square’s Pomaikai Ballroom. To find the last girl […]

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It’s hard to boil Gabbie Ewing‘s contribution to Hawaii Prep athletics by mere numbers. As a soccer player, she controls the middle and isn’t asked to put up obscene goal totals like Leo Klink and Sonest Furtado did. On the volleyball court, she wasn’t the type of player to rise above the net and drop […]

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Hugo Gutierrez is the new Moanalua boys soccer coach, athletic director Joel Kawachi confirmed recently. Gutierrez is from Mexico originally and runs a soccer academy in Kailua and Salt Lake called Escola Toxa, which is part of the franchise of a Brazilian pro team. This will be Gutierrez’s first high school coaching job. He has […]

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When he was the head coach of the Mililani boys soccer team, Jeff Yamamoto made a difference in the lives of many Trojans athletes. Although he retired from the position more than a year ago, Yamamoto’s influence in the OIA soccer world continues. Next winter, for the first time the league will have a junior […]

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‘Iolani’s Kristen Hori is the Gatorade Hawaii Girls Soccer Player of the year. The award recognizes athletic excellence, academic achievement and character, according to the Gatorade Company. Hori, a 5-foot3 senior striker, scord 14 goals and had 21 assists, leading the Raiders (12-1-3) to the Division I title game, where they lost to Mililani. Hori, […]

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Kailua’s Nai‘a Graham is the Gatorade Hawaii Boys Soccer Player of the Year. The award recognizes athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character, according to the Gatorade Company. A 6-foot, 165-pound senior forward, Graham scored 28 goals and added 12 assists in the winter season, leading the Surfriders (9-6) to the Division II state quarterfinals. […]

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He’s been known to defer when it comes to media attention, but ‘Iolani junior Keoni-Kordell Makekau has emerged under the spotlight to become a true three-sport juggernaut. He chatted with Hawaii Prep World after another busy day on the track, winning the ILH championship in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.01 seconds. The […]

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