Track and Field

PIAA Letter of Intent signing day

April 16, 2014

Beautiful morning at the Elks Lodge in Waikiki on signing day for dozens of student-athletes from the islands. Among them were a handful of football players, including Punahou’s all-state offensive lineman, Davis Miyashiro-Saipa‘ia. The senior signed with Oregon as a preferred walk-on, turning down several opportunities at smaller schools. Isaac Hurd, Campbell’s big-play quarterback, signed […]

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Honor Roll 3/26

March 26, 2013

This is the extended list. It also includes two omissions that were missed for the print edition of Mar. 26. They are Punahou’s Jacie Young (softball) and ‘Iolani’s Spencer Oda (baseball). Athletes of the Week Girls Sanoe Nakoa, Baldwin softball: She fired a three-hitter and batted 3-for-4 against KS-Maui, then hurled a three-hit shutout against […]

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Video: Kagawa, Rhoden, Villegas sign with West Point

March 25, 2013

Shaun Kagawa (Kamehameha-Hawaii), Paul-Andrew Rhoden (Campbell) and Jaryn Villegas (Leilehua) signed with Army on Friday, March 22, 2013 in a ceremony at Fort Shafter. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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Executive decision: HHSAA voting results

June 13, 2012

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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HIADA, more from day one

June 8, 2012

(More from the first day of the Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference. Story is in this morning’s edition, just adding some extra info.) HHSAA wrestling official Keith Matsumoto points to Hawaii teams in 1999 and ’02 as sterling examples. “Between those two teams, those girls, we literally could’ve had an opportunity to have four […]

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Hall of Honor

June 3, 2012

The class of 2012 was inducted into the HHSAA Hall of Honor tonight, hosted by the Hawaii High School Athletic Association. The banquet was at the Sheraton Waikiki, a full house with 12 magnificent student-athletes. More photos below. Some were video captures. Fun night for 12 outstanding individuals!

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Kapolei honors signees

May 8, 2012

It was a special time for a special class, which is why they made a morning of it at Kapolei. The Hurricanes gathered, 17 strong, for a ceremony to honor the college-bound student athletes. Among the 17, who were with family at the breakfast event in the school gym, was pitcher Trey Kamachi-Allen. The senior […]

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Kapolei honors 17 college-bound student-athletes

May 8, 2012

Nice morning here at Kapolei, where 17 college-bound student-athletes were honored in a ceremony by the school. They really did it nice, with breakfast in the gym, parents/family only. And media. Among the signees: pitcher Trey Kamachi-Allen, going to Arizona State; Charlinda Ioane, UH track and field; Winona Pauline, UH softball. More today when I […]

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Complete Honor Roll (Apr. 23-29)

May 3, 2012

Here’s the full list of the Prep Honor Roll. (Lack of space in the print edition on Tuesday.) Athletes of the Week Girls Hannah Sherrill, Pac-Five track and field: She placed first in the discus and shot put at the ILH championships at Kamehameha’s Kunuiakea Stadium.   Boys Mililani 4×400 relay team, track and field: […]

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Honor Roll

April 10, 2012

(Here’s the full list. The print version was cut due to limited space.) Athletes of the Week Girls Raion Black, Christian Academy track and field: The junior placed first in the 100- (12.56), 200- (25.64) and 400-meter (58.91) events in ILH competition at Punahou’s Alexander Track and Field. Boys Lorens Chan, ‘Iolani golf: The two-time state champion […]

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Funky finish by MPI sprinter

April 4, 2012

Normally, high school sports videos here on Hawaii Prep World are shot by our staff at the Star-Advertiser. Actually, they’re shot and edited by me, yours pupule. But this clip showed up on Yahoo Sports Minute. It’s a Mid-Pacific track athlete — from the intermediate school, not the high school as Yahoo’s host says — […]

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Favorites: Raion Black, Mike Chin

April 3, 2012

A quick Q&A with Christian Academy track standouts Mike Chin and Raion Black. Together, they are the “dynamic duo,” as coach Rick Chin says. The feature story on the two Patriots ran in this morning’s Star-Advertiser. But here’s a little more. Bonus stuff. Because you are a devoted Hawaii Prep World reader and we love […]

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HIADA voting results

June 4, 2011

Here are the voting results from yesterday’s athletic directors conference. See the accompanying story here. 51st annual HIADA Conference Ala Moana Hotel June 1-3, 2011 Roll call 10 a.m. Voting commences 10:15 a.m. GROUP I (Chair: Wade Okamura, Recorder: Deems Utsumi) Air Riflery 1. (as amended) Put the BIIF back in the rotation for air […]

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Video: Baldwin vaults to record

May 7, 2011

Here’s video footage of record-breaking efforts by Baldwin teammates Kristine Felix and Amber Kozaki yesterday at the Island Movers/HHSAA State Track and Field Championships in Wailuku, Maui. Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser

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