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Jocelyn Alo is the Gatorade Hawaii Softball Player of the Year, the Gatorade Company announced Thursday. The award recognizes athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the field and it distinguishes Alo as Hawaii’s best high school softball player. She is now a finalist for the company’s national softball […]

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Campbell did not go undefeated, but if it had, it’s a good bet the Sabers would be in the Top 10 nationally. The Sabers (18-1) finished at No. 22 in the CBS/MaxPreps Xcellent 25 softball rankings after winning their second straight Division I state championship last week. Campbell, as MaxPreps pointed out in a recent […]

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Academics and athletics are going hand-in-hand at Campbell. A recent article by Paul Honda of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Hawaii Prep World mentioned that all of the seniors from the two-time reigning state champion Sabers softball team are going to be playing in college next year. Here is the list of Sabers and their plans […]

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Kamehameha sophomore Dallas Millwood was named the ILH softball most valuable player on Thursday. Millwood led the Warriors to an 11-2-1 regular season and an ILH championship before losing in the quarterfinals of the state tournament. ‘Iolani’s Dean Yonamine, in his first year coaching the Raiders’ softball team, was named the coach of the year […]

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The OIA released its softball all-star teams as voted on by league coaches today. Kaiser’s Seli Aholelei repeated as the OIA East player of the year while Roosevelt’s Clay Okamura took home coach of the year honors. Out West, Kapolei senior Laugatausala Pedebone earned player of the year honors and Campbell’s Michael Hermosura was the […]

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If there is one rule the Honolulu Star-Advertiser goes by when it comes to picking a most valuable player, it’s that there can only be one. Having two people share that award is something to be avoided. If it’s a close call, the editors in charge will say, “Pick one.” So it was kinda funny […]

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After completing a deep postseason run, Kapolei softball coach Tony Saffery is probably due some time off from the field. He’ll give himself one day before getting back on the dirt. “Summer season starts as soon as we’re done here. We practice on Sunday,” Saffery said with a laugh Friday night. “It’s back to work. […]

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It took five innings, but Kapolei found its timing just in time to put together a rally that propelled the Hurricanes into Friday’s title game of the DataHouse/HHSAA Division I Softball Championship. Outside of Sadie Kapaku-You’s swing on the first pitch of the bottom of the fourth inning in Thursday’s semifinal game, Kapolei was kept […]

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Campbell head coach Michael Hermosura was watching the late game with keen interest Thursday night at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. In the early game, Hermosura’s Sabers rallied from a one-run deficit to beat Mililani 5-2 in the Division I softball state semifinals. Later on, sitting on the first-base side, he watched Kapolei — the only team […]

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A few notes heading into today’s All-OIA West semifinal round of the DataHouse/HHSAA Division I Softball Championship at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. Today’s schedule (with Star-Advertiser rankings) — No. 2 Campbell vs. No. 4 Mililani, 4:30 p.m. No. 1 Kapolei vs. No. 6 Pearl City, 7 p.m. >> Campbell swept the regular-season series with Mililani. […]

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