Soccer

Christian Liberty started the first Division II semifinal on fire, earning a penalty kick after just 4 1/2 minutes. Louis Moylan converted it for his third goal of the tournament. Honokaa responded with a goal from Preston Branco at 21:23. Honokaa currently holds a 10-3 advantage in shots with about 10 minutes left in the […]

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Signing Day (extended)

by Paul Honda on February 6, 2014

(Here’s an extended report on Wednesday’s letter-of-intent signing ceremony hosted by PIAA at the Sheraton Waikiki. The first version was published in this morning’s Star-Advertiser. See Tuesday’s short story and photo gallery on Prep World here.) Larry Tuileta broke some bleeding green hearts, but otherwise the University of Hawaii netted a nice senior class on […]

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Larry Tuileta, Punahou’s All-State quarterback, spurned Hawaii and signed with USC this morning at PIAA’s Letter-of-Intent signing ceremony at the Sheraton Waikiki. In the story at the Star-Advertiser’s breaking news this morning, “Tui” explains how USC got involved long after he had committed to play football and volleyball at UH. He will be a preferred […]

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Some fun facts about ‘Iolani soccer players K.J. Ahlo and Tim Leong, who are featured in this morning’s edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. K.J. Ahlo Favorite class: Literature of Sport. Favorite teacher: Mr. Peter Greenhill Favorite athlete: Lionel Messi, Barcelona, c/f Favorite food: Spicy ahi (Paina Cafe) Favorite music: Kid Ink Favorite TV show: 2 […]

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OIA boys soccer brackets

by Jerry Campany on January 21, 2014

Tuesday, Jan. 28 Red: Kahuku (7-3) vs. Campbell (6-4) at Pearl City, 5 Red: Castle (6-4) at Pearl City (8-2), 630 Red: Kalaheo (7-3) vs. Radford (7-3) at Moanalua, 5 Red: Aiea (3-7) at Moanalua (7-3), 630 White: McKinley (1-9) at Waialua (3-7), 630 White: Farrington (2-8) vs. Waipahu (3-7) at Waialua, 5 Wednesday, Jan. […]

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The ‘Iolani girls soccer team isn’t going to give away the ILH title without a fight. CJ Fajardo scored ‘Iolani’s lone goal in the 58th minute and the defending state champion beat the Buffanblu 1-0 on Friday at ‘Iolani. The loss was Punahou’s second in four days after Kamehameha beat the Buffanblu by the same […]

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OIA White champion Radford is at it again. The Rams beat Waipahu 1-0 on a goal from Ginny Smith, the only victory for a White team over a Red so far this season. That leaves the Red at a staredown, with four teams at 3-0 (and Moanalua at 2-0) in the East and three teams […]

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girls soccerupdated Clink the link above for goal scorers in each division I championship game in girls soccer. Some highlights: >> 23 of the 31 title games have been shutouts, including 10 in a row from 1992-2001. >> The championship has gone to penalty kicks four times, the last being Punahou’s win over Mililani in […]

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New coach? Sort of. At Kapolei, longtime coach Bryce Kaneshiro stepped down as boys soccer coach to become the new athletic director at Waialua. In his place, longtime — 12 years each — assistants Mark Ishii, Ryan Lau and Neal Sakaue have been named co-head coaches. Ishii played for ‘Iolani’s state championship team in 1988. […]

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Here are the recommendations from the athletic directors’ conference on Kauai. The conference began on Thursday, ended Saturday and resulted in the following approved proposals. The proposals went up for HHSAA executive board voting on Tuesday morning at the OIA office, located at Radford High School. HHSAA executive board vote on HIADA recommendations June 12, […]

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