Soccer

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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Kaimuki High School is looking for a new girls soccer coach, according to athletic director Fred Lee. Lance Hart has stepped down after five years in the position. The Bulldogs weren’t highly competitive in that span, but Lee mentioned that Hart didn’t have an overabundance of elite players. “The reports from the referees, though, were […]

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She swings a mighty bat, fields with a leather glove and one day… Krystin Wong will be handling scalpels and saving lives. The Punahou softball player was one of 59 student-athletes from around Oahu who signed a letter of intent this morning during the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance signing ceremony at the Honolulu Elks Lodge, […]

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Spencer Machado, who spent 26 years as the Moanalua boys soccer coach, will not return to that post next season. Moanalua athletic director Joel Kawachi confirmed on Tuesday that the school is looking for a new coach. Machado won numerous OIA divisional titles, but never won the overall OIA championship. Na Menehune’s last league title […]

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Castle girls soccer defender Alyssa Tanigawa signed a national letter of intent to play for Chaminade next year, the Silverswords announced Friday. Tanigawa is a two-time All-OIA first-team selection and was the Knights’ team captain for the past two years. She also captained her club team, the Eastside Storm, from 2011 to ’14, and is […]

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Chaminade signed Moanalua boys soccer midfielder Tyler Morton to a national letter of intent, coach Zach Kingsley announced Thursday. Morton scored 17 goals for Na Menehune in his recently completed senior season. He was also named as the OIA East player of the year. Morton also was picked to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s All-State second team.

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