Soccer

Pearl City freshman Sunshine Fontes was honored by Gatorade as the girls soccer player of the year. Fontes led the Chargers to the state title in the winter and was the Star-Advertiser’s first freshman to be named state player of the year. The Gatorade award is independent of the Star-Advertiser’s list and this is the […]

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Punahou senior goalkeeper Tyler Ohata was named the 2015-16 Gatorade Hawaii Boys Soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday. Ohata is the fifth Punahou soccer player to win the award. He led the Buffanblu to a 12-0-3 record and a state championship this past season. He allowed just two goals all season and posted back-to-back […]

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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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