After being stifled over the weekend, Punahou’s offense came out swinging on Wednesday. The fifth-ranked Buffanblu got contributions throughout the batting order and off the bench in an 11-0 ILH softball win over No. 6 Mid-Pacific. Eleven Punahou players — seven starters and four pinch hitters — reached base safely and eight recorded hits to propel […]
BEAUTIFUL afternoon in Central Oahu. Blue skies, a few white puffy clouds and blazing sun here at Mililani High School, where No. 1 Campbell is visiting the second-ranked Sabers. The wind blowing into home plate from left field is powerful, 10 to 25 mph. First inning Campbell’s Cydney Curran socked a one-out single, but a […]
No. 2 Campbell is visiting Leilehua — actually, the Mules play home softball games at Kaala Elementary School — and it’s gotten real interesting right off the bat, pun intended. Leilehua sophomore Alo Salausa drilled a towering, opposite-field homer to the gap in left-center with two outs to give the home team a 1-0 lead. […]
McKinley’s new multi-million dollar softball stadium is ready for use, and a new football field ringed by an eight-lane track is next on the list. The softball stadium, which had been delayed several times for various reasons, will host the OIA championship tournament in April as well as the early rounds of the state tournament […]
A dozen volleyball players were among nearly three dozen student-athletes who signed their letters of intent early Wednesday morning at the Elks Lodge in Waikiki. The event, hosted each signing season by Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance (PIAA), featured a multitude of sports for the fall signing period. The 12 volleyball players include UH signee McKenna […]
Softball titles are becoming commonplace in Central Oahu. Mililani won the OIA junior varsity crown in the winter with a group of those underclassmen moving up to help the varsity capture the OIA Red and Division I state championships in the spring. Several Trojans quickly reconvened for the summer season and helped the Mililani-based Guava Jam […]
Perhaps the only surprise awaiting in the Division I state softball championship would be if the season’s fourth meeting between Campbell and Mililani isn’t decided in the late innings. There won’t be many secrets between the Sabers and Trojans when they meet in the final of the DataHouse/HHSAA State Softball Championship on Friday at Rainbow […]
Before we move on to an OIA Red-tinted semifinal night of the Division I state softball tournament, a look back at the conclusion of a dramatic quarterfinal round.
(Here’s the extended version of this morning’s game story on the OIA Red softball final between two outstanding teams: Mililani and Waianae.) Justine Fabella drove in three runs and Mililani ace Aubree Kim struck out 13 as Mililani hung on to edge Waianae 9-7 on Saturday night for the OIA Red Conference softball championship. It […]
Some extras on this morning’s feature story about Maryknoll ace pitcher Shearyna Labasan.