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Saint Louis SB Isaac Silva gets a shot with Syracuse

By Hawaii Prep World on March 24, 2020

The miles are many between Honolulu and Central New York. Dino Babers knows the distance, 4,816 miles in all — very well. So does Mike Cavanaugh and son, Blair. The former Hawaii linebacker and current Syracuse head coach, Babers, and former UH, current Syracuse offensive line coach, Cavanaugh, are on board with Blair, the quality control/special teams coach. They made Isaac Silva a happy young man on Sunday, offering him a preferred walk-on (PWO) opportunity. “My trainer, Marcus Kimura, he’s […]

CLOSING THE BOOK: Kelly Grant reflects on Maryknoll’s second-straight state title

By Hawaii Prep World on March 24, 2020

Closing the Book: No. 1 Maryknoll (31-4, 10-2 ILH) > vs. Top 10: 21-4 (.840) > Top 10 wins: KAIS, KLH, MOA, KS, KAIL, EIS, HES, SANM, MPI, MPI, PUN, DMS, STL, STL, DMS, PUN, DMS, KS, KLH, DMS, KS > Top 10 losses: St. Francis (CA), KS, KS, KS > Non-Top 10 losses: None > Home: 10-1 > Away: 6-2 > Neutral: 15-1 Numbers don’t tell the whole story, but they tell us this: Maryknoll had a historic season. […]

Damien to play gym sports without spectators in response to coronavirus

By Hawaii Prep World on March 6, 2020

Damien Memorial School sent out an email to parents of students today that athletic contests, specifically boys volleyball, scheduled for the school gym this semester will be played without spectators for the “forseeable future” in response to the coronavirus. Attendance at games will be limited to players, coaches and others associated with managing the teams according to a press release. Brother Brian Walsh, president of Damien Memorial School, also announced the postponement of the following school events involving a large […]


Final girls pound-for-pound rankings: Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella goes out on top

By Hawaii Prep World on February 26, 2020

The final 2019-2020 Hawaii Prep World pound-for-pound rankings for girls wrestling were released in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser. You can read the story by clicking here. It was a rare year in which both a boys wrestler and girls wrestler achieved the state slam. Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella pinned her way to the state title at 132 pounds to become a four-time champion and end the year No. 1. Here are the final rankings. 1. Nanea Estrella, Lahainaluna senior Previous rank: 1 […]

Final boys wrestling pound-for-pound rankings: Kamehameha takes 3 of top 4 spots

By Hawaii Prep World on February 25, 2020

The final 2019-2020 Hawaii Prep World pound-for-pound rankings for boys wrestling were released in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser. You can read the story by clicking here. Kamehameha senior Kysen Terukina capped off his memorable career with a fourth state title and finishes as the No. 1 pound-for-pound wrestler for the second year in a row. The Warriors own three of the top four spots. Here are the final rankings. 1. Kysen Terukina, Kamehameha senior Previous rank: 1 2020 state champ (132), […]

Mililani’s Erin Hikiji enters pound-for-pound rankings heading into state tournament

By Hawaii Prep World on February 20, 2020

The top eight ranked girls wrestlers in our pre-state tournament pound-for-pound rankings remain the same with Mililani’s Erin Hikiji entering the mix at No. 10. Baldwin’s Waipuilani Estrella Beauchamp holds on to the No. 2 ranking despite being seeded second at 138 pounds to Kamehameha’s Paige Respicio, who is ranked No. 3. If they both make the final, it will be the highest-ranked matchup of two wrestlers in the Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships that begin Friday. For complete coverage of […]

Three of the top six in Pound-for-Pound rankings will compete in same weight class at states

By Hawaii Prep World on February 20, 2020

Three of the top six wrestlers in Hawaii Prep World’s pound-for-pound rankings will compete in the same weight class in the Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships beginning Friday. For complete coverage of the state tournament, click here. Here are our updated rankings entering states. 1. Kysen Terukina, Kamehameha senior Previous rank: 1 2019 state champion (126), 2018 state champion (120), 2017 state champion (113) 2019 Officials champion (132), 2018 Officials champion (126), 2016 Officials champion (113) 2020 ILH champion (132), 2019 […]

Lower seeds go 6-0 to open the OIA girls basketball playoffs

By Hawaii Prep World on January 22, 2020

All of that work to finish as high as possible in the OIA regular season did nothing for the first round of the league playoffs. All four first-round games in Division I played Wednesday were won by the lower seeds with sixth-seeded Kapolei out of the West knocking off East third seed Castle and Kalani, which was sixth in the East despite finishing the regular season 7-4, beating Waipahu. >> CLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO GALLERY FROM ROOSEVELT/NANAKULI Kaiser needed […]