Soccer

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Fifty high school seniors declared their future plans by signing letters of intent on Wednesday morning in another pristine and beautiful setting at the Honolulu Elks Lodge in Waikiki. That’s the good news. The bad? This was the final LOI signing event hosted […]

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Kurt Kagawa is the new head coach for the Mid-Pacific boys soccer team, Owls athletic director Scott Wagner announced Wednesday. Kagawa is a former Mid-Pacific intermediate team coach and assistant for the Owls varsity. He has also been a coach for the Bulls soccer club and an assistant with the Mililani varsity team the past […]

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Two weeks after Pearl City won the Division I girls state soccer championship, head coach Frank Baumholtz III kept saying, “I’m still smiling.” And why not? It was the team’s first state title in 19 years. Baumholtz is usually quick to point out the difficulty of trying to get his messages across to teenagers, and […]

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Frank Baumholtz knows how to grow ‘em. Baumholtz, the veteran Pearl City coach and the Star-Advertiser’s coach of the year, led the Chargers to the state title this year with a largely young group. How young? His best player, freshman Sunshine Fontes, is the Star-Advertiser all-state player of the year and fellow freshman Bree Fuller […]

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It seems to be the age of the goalkeeper. Punahou’s Tyler Ohata was judged the Star-Advertiser’s player of the year on Sunday, the third straight year a keeper was so honored. He follows Kalani’s Michael Stafford last year and Josh Adachi of Iolani the year before. You have to go all the way back to […]

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The ILH released its ILH boys soccer all-star teams on Monday as voted on by league coaches. Mid-Pacific’s Tyler Allen was named offensive MVP while ‘Iolani’s Trey Curet was named the league’s best defensive player. Both are seniors. Mid-Pacific’s Jayson Abe, who has since taken over the boys program at Chaminade, is the coach of […]

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The OIA released its 2016 OIA boys soccer all-star teams on Wednesday night as voted on by the league coaches. Kalani’s Takahiro Kosins is the OIA East player of the year while Shandon Hopeau takes the top honor in the OIA West. OIA East Player of the year—Takahiro Kosins, Kalani Co-coaches of the year—Michael Ching, […]

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The OIA released its 2016 OIA girls soccer all-star teams on Wednesday as voted on by the league coaches. OIA East Player of the year—Tommi Hintnaus, Kaiser Coach of the year—Millie Dydasco, Castle FIRST TEAM Att—Tommi Hintnaus, Kaiser; Vanessa Chinen, Castle; Taylor Strong, Kailua MF—Daysha-Ann Solidum, Kalani; Tarynn Sales, Moanalua; Destinee Hanaike, Castle; Kelci Sumida, […]

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Mid-Pacific’s loss is Chaminade’s gain. Owls boys soccer coach Jayson Abe is leaving the job to take the men’s soccer job at Chaminade, according to Mid-Pacific athletic director Scott Wagner. Abe led the Owls to two straight Division II state championships before moving up to Division I and making the state tournament this season. The […]

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2016 ILH Girls Soccer All Stars Offensive player of the Year—Kylie Kim-Bustillos, Jr, ‘Iolani Defensive player of the Year—Rachel Bowler, Sr, ‘Iolani Coach of the Year—Kristin Masunaga, ‘Iolani FIRST TEAM GK—Kathryn Yuu, Sr, ‘Iolani F—Shantel Torres-Benito, Jr, ‘Iolani; Tatum Kauka, So, Kamehameha; Asia Ono, Sr, Pac-Five; True Dydasco, Jr, Punahou. MF—Kaitlen Tanaka, Sr, ‘Iolani; Alexandra […]

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