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Moanalua will be going for its fourth-straight OIA championship as the top seed in next week’s league tournament. Na Menehune went through the regular season undefeated and can make coach Alan Cabanting the first coach since Roosevelt’s Robin Goo from 1977-1980 to win four straight OIA titles. Doug Hee won the title for Moanalua in […]

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The top two teams in the ILH boys volleyball chase meet tonight at Kekuhaupio Gymnasium. Game 1 The Warriors finished strong and took the opening set 25-20. Just one hitting error by KS and five service errors by the visiting Buffanblu. Micah Ma‘a is blasting lasers from everywhere, as usual, and had eight kills. Game […]

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It was quite a week for Moanalua’s Austin Matautia. On Thursday, Charlie Wade — the Hawaii volleyball coach — came by to watch 6-foot-4 outside hitter Matautia and others play in a tournament at Kamehameha. On Friday, Matautia went to the Stan Sheriff Center, thanks to Wade’s invitation, and watched the Rainbow Warriors defeat Stanford […]

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If you want to be seen as a national volleyball prospect, Upcountry Maui is not the ideal place to be. But it might not matter for outside hitter Colton Cowell of King Kekaulike. Prior to the Cowell and his Na Alii teammates’ tournament match against Kamehameha on Thursday night, Warriors coach Kainoa Downing made sure […]

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Punahou might have been too nice of a host on the first night of the Clash of the Titans. The Buffanblu were swept by Huntington Beach, the Nation’s No. 1 team, 25-19, 25-17, 25-21 on Friday. “To play in this environment is unbelievable,” said Huntington Beach coach Craig Pazanti. “The student section, the gym, the […]

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Punahou’s annual Clash of the Titans volleyball tournament begins its sixth edition on Friday night, and if the past is any indication it will be filled with plenty of close matches. The Buffanblu will face Huntington Beach, the nation’s No. 1 program, on Friday and Mira Costa on Saturday. The Buffanblu are 7-3 in the […]

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Results from the final day of the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani. Gold Championship—Punahou def. Moanalua 25-16, 25-23 Third place—Kamehameha def. Kamehameha-Hawaii 25-19, 26-24 Semifinal—Punahou def. Kamehameha-Hawaii 25-13, 25-20 Semifinal—Moanalua def. Kamehameha 25-17, 27-25 Fifth place—Hawaii Baptist def. La Jolla (Calif.) 22-25, 25-23, 15-11 Consolation—La Jolla def. Punahou II 25-16, 25-23 Consolation—Hawaii Baptist def. ‘Iolani 25-18, […]

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The team concept is simple, on paper. Putting it into practice is much tougher, and Kamehameha-Hawaii’s Guy Enriques is one coach who is well aware of how much of an uphill climb it is to get everyone to put team first and individualism second. “Everyone talks about team, but can you walk the talk?” said […]

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Saturday’s schedule for the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani. Lower Gym 9 a.m.—Bronze championship, Kealakehe vs. Kalaheo 10:15 a.m.—Silver championship, Maryknoll vs. Westview (Calif.) 11:30 a.m.—Gold semifinal, Kamehameha-Hawaii vs. Punahou 12:45 p.m.—Gold semifinal, Kamehameha vs. Moanalua 2 p.m.—Gold third place, semifinal losers 3:15 p.m.—Gold championship, semifinal winners Upper Gym 9 a.m.—Bronze third place, Santa Monica vs. […]

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It was another WOW night by Punahou. I just saw another excellent team get neutralized by No. 1 Punahou. This time it was No. 5 HBA that got swept 25-20, 25-15 on the opening day of the Hawaii Invitational at ‘Iolani School. Last week, I saw No. 2 Kamehameha get swept by PUN. The Buffanblu […]

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