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5 things to know about state cross country meet

By Stan Lee on October 27, 2016

Intriguing storylines abound at Saturday’s Honolulu Marathon/HHSAA Cross Country State Championships. This will be the first state meet with a 5-kilometer course (3.11 miles) after a proposal passed to increase the distance from three miles. Here’s five things to know to about the state meet at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. >> Hills, hills, hills: HPA is one of the toughest courses in the state with steep climbs on every mile. Runners will have slower times because of the course. But place […]

ILH cross country results

By Stan Lee on October 22, 2016

Punahou senior Connor Lehl won Saturday’s ILH cross country championship, the final race before the state championship on Oct. 29. Lehl became Punahou’s first ILH boys winner since Todd Iacovelli, now one of Punahou’s coaches, went back-to-back in 2000 and 2001 (see list below). Iacovelli won the state title in 2001, the last time a Buffanblu runner won the state meet. Punahou’s Mia Schiel won the girls 5-kilometer race. She’s the program’s first individual champion since Elli Brady won four […]

Kalaheo, Radford win cross country titles

By Stan Lee on October 10, 2016

Kalaheo’s Avery Torres won his second straight OIA Eastern Division cross country title on Saturday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Torres finished the boys 5-kilometer race in 16 minutes, 38.91 seconds. Teammate Colby Otero finished second in 16:53.42 as Kalaheo placed four runners in the top 10 to win the team title with 32 points. Miyuu Handa finished third in the girls 5k, one of four Kalaheo runners to place in the top 10 to help the Mustangs win the […]

Saturday’s cross country results

By Stan Lee on October 2, 2016

Radford’s Camryn Butz won her third race of the season, finishing first during an OIA meet at Central Oahu Regional Park on Saturday. Butz finished the 5-kilometer race in 20 minutes, 40.35 seconds. The Rams took the top three spots with Karla Angulo finishing in 21:35.48 and Taryn Trigler finishing in 21:40.43. In the boys 5k, Kalaheo’s Avery Torres finished first in 16:34.39. Teammate Colby Otero was second in 16:55.23 and Castle’s Hudson Lockette placed third in 17:50.13. At Stanford, […]

Jones, Lehl win Hawaii Prep meet

By Stan Lee on September 24, 2016

Punahou’s Connor Lehl and St. Andrew Priory’s Jordan Jones won their respective races at Saturday’s cross country meet held at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. The Big Island meet attracted outer island runners from the ILH, MIL and OIA. Hawaii Prep, which has one of the toughest courses in the state, will host the state meet on Oct. 29. Lehl outsprinted Kalaheo’s Colby Otero to win the boys 5-kilometer race. Lehl finished in 17 minutes, 59.17 seconds and Otero finished in 17:59.45. […]

Enterprise Hall Pass: Kaeo Kruse

By Jerry Campany on June 4, 2016

Kamehameha’s Kaeo Kruse will be inducted into the Enterprise / HHSAA Hall of Honor on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Dole Cannery’s Pomaikai Ballroom. Above are a few shots of the Warriors great through the years. And here is the elite list of athletes he will join:

Kruse finishes 8th at Arcadia

By Paul Honda on April 11, 2016

Kaeo Kruse likes California, all right. The Kamehameha senior posted a 3,000-meter time of 9 minutes, 11 seconds to place eighth at the Arcadia Invitational over the weekend. Kruse was just 5 seconds behind the winner. According to Star-Advertiser preps editor Jerry Campany, Kruse’s time is faster than Steve Ferber’s “long-standing, dominant” 9:20 two-mile from the 1970s. Kruse is a two-time state cross country and two-time 3,000-meter champion in Hawaii. He won last year’s 3,000 race at the state championships […]