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Campbell football to finish home-and-home with O’Connor in ’19

By Nick Abramo on April 3, 2019

Campbell will be hosting a Phoenix team this fall in the finale of a home-and-home series. Last season, the Sabers went to Phoenix, where they beat the Sandra Day O’Connor High 37-20. “They’ve got some good, D-I caliber kids and a really good coaching staff,” Campbell coach Darren Johnson said about the Eagles. Steve Casey, a former Virginia Tech quarterback who coaches O’Connor, is a longtime friend of Johnson. When Johnson was a player at Arizona Western, Casey was the […]

Campbell’s Peter Manuma receives offer from UH

By Nick Abramo on March 1, 2019

Campbell’s Peter Manuma received an offer from the University of Hawaii, according to Sabers coach Darren Johnson. Manuma, who is 6 feet and 190 pounds, can play multiple positions and Johnson expects the junior-to-be will get a lot more offers before his high school career is done. “He’s exciting to watch and can pretty much play anywhere on the field,” Johnson said. “In college, I think they’re looking at him as a strong safety or outside linebacker.” Manuma is a […]

Campbell’s Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala commits to UH

By Paul Honda on January 24, 2019

Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala has a plan. Pylon tournament in Las Vegas, late February. Adidas tournament, late March. Polynesian Hall of Fame combine at Bishop Gorman, summer. Campbell senior season in the fall. Enroll at the University Hawaii in 2020. The 5-foot-11, 175-point two-way player made an oral commitment to Hawaii on Sunday, though he cannot sign his letter of intent until, at the earliest, December. “UH offered me as a sophomore during the summer time. Me and my family sat down […]


CLOSING THE BOOK: Campbell Sabers

By Jerry Campany on November 21, 2018

The Campbell Sabers put together their third straight winning season and made it to the state tournament for the first time since 2016 before their loss to Mililani’s machine. Darren Johnson finished his second year at the school with a 15-10 record, matching the winning percentage of predecessors Amosa Amosa and Tumoana Kenessey. They won eight games for the first time since Amosa won nine in 2013. The Sabers took their share of beatings in the new Open Division, causing […]

Campbell poised for a big year in 2019

By Christian Shimabuku on November 16, 2018

Truth be told, Tyrese Tafai would have rather spent his birthday on the field with the rest of his Campbell teammates. The junior linebacker, who has missed more than half of the season with a shoulder injury, could only watch in street clothes as the Sabers fell to Mililani 24-2 in the Open Division semifinals of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships on Friday night at Aloha Stadium. Campbell trailed 7-2 at halftime but turned the ball over five […]

GAME NIGHT 11/16: Mililani/Campbell

By Billy Hull on November 16, 2018

No. 2 Mililani 24, No. 5 Campbell 2 Click here for video highlights. Mililani (10-2) defeats Campbell (8-5) and advances to its fourth state final in school history. ———- BOX SCORE at Aloha Stadium Campbell (8-5) 2 0 0 0 — 2 Mililani (10-2) 7 0 3 14 — 24 Mil—Dillon Gabriel 3 run (Kekoa Kuloloia kick) Camp—Safety, holding penalty in end zone Mil—FG Liam McGehee 39 Mil—Gabriel 2 run (McGehee kick) Mil—Vaisen Viloria 7 interception return (McGehee kick) RUSHING—Campbell: […]

VIDEO: Mililani vs. Campbell, HHSAA Open Semifinal

By Paul Honda on November 16, 2018

OIA Open champion Mililani squares off with OIA third-place finisher Campbell on Friday at Aloha Stadium in the semifinal round of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA State Championships.

Q&A: Johnson on Campbell’s long shot opportunity

By Paul Honda on November 16, 2018

Campbell. Mililani. Once again, the two shall meet. Campbell’s second season under football coach Darren Johnson took another big step forward in 2018, though it is not quite complete. Sometimes a big step isn’t enough for players, especially outgoing seniors. They’re one step away from the Open Division state title game. The Sabers can smell it. Coach Johnson chatted with Hawaii Prep World on Wednesday about their chances against Mililani, which dominated Campbell during the regular season. The Sabers, as […]