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Twin brothers Josh, Caleb Matagi relish their head-to-head JPS Senior Bowl battle

By Paul Honda on December 7, 2019

Three sacks later, Joshua Matagi was excited. After Team Freedom rallied for a 12-6 win over Team Liberty, he was satisfied. The Farrington senior had a night to remember at the JPS Senior Bowl Classic Commanders game. His twin brother, Caleb (5-10, 245), lined up at right tackle for Team Liberty. The two squared off for one series — Liberty’s lone scoring drive for a 6-0 lead midway through the fourth quarter. He tried, but Josh Matagi (5-10, 225) didn’t […]

CLOSING THE BOOK: 2019 Farrington Governors

By Jerry Campany on November 13, 2019

2019 RECORD >> 2-9 overall, 2-3 OIA Open Division HEAD COACH >> Daniel Sanchez is 4-19 in two seasons with the Govs. KEY UNDERCLASSMEN IN 2019 >> DB/RB TJ Paleafei, Jr.; RB Raymond Millare, Jr.; QB Darius Chaffin, Jr.; LB Torrence Liufau, So. FARRINGTON THROUGH THE YEARS: 1938-2019 HISTORICAL EQUIVALENT: 2009 Damien Farrington is a long away away from competing in the top of the OIA, but it is closer than some others. The Governors got off to a rough start with […]

GAME NIGHT 10/25: Campbell/Farrington

By Christian Shimabuku on October 25, 2019

No. 5 Campbell 28, Farrington 14, Final ———- 9:59: Campbell does take knees to run the clock out, and 28-14 is your final. Campbell takes third place in the OIA and the final spot in the Open state tournament that comes with it. Farrington put up a fight, but its season is over. 9:58: Farrington calls its final timeout to draw up a fourth down play doesn’t convert with 1:35 left. Campbell can take knees from here on out. 9:53: […]

No. 3 Mililani uses six turnovers to take down Farrington

By Nick Abramo on October 19, 2019

Holding on to the ball is a major part of successful football. Ask any coach. It’s one of the most fundamental things. Already an underdog, the Farrington Governors fumbled way the ball four times to put themselves even more at disadvantage in Friday night’s 34-7 OIA Open Division semifinal loss to Mililani. >> CLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO GALLERY FROM THE GAME On at least two of those fumbles, it was a case of the dropsies and not unlodged by […]

GAME NIGHT 10/18: Farrington/Mililani

By Nick Abramo on October 18, 2019

No. 3 Mililani 34, Farrington 7, FINAL 10:37: Game over. 10:36: An Alcover 27-yard run brings the Mililani ball to the Farrington 5. 23 seconds left. 10:28: Farrington drives to the Mililani 24 and is stopped. A big play was a Pate 36 -yard pass to Christian Havea. Trojans take over on their 24. 10:13: Navares kicks a field goal. MILILANI 34, FARRINGTON 7, 10:14 left in fourth quarter. ——————- 10:08: Third quarter ends. 10:07: An 11-yard pass from Agbayani […]

GAME NIGHT 10/12: Farrington/Kahuku

By Christian Shimabuku on October 12, 2019

No. 4 Kahuku 28, Farrington 6, Final ———- 9:32: 28-6 is your final. Kahuku pulls away late to win on its homecoming. 9:28: Robert Chang with a 8-yard touchdown for Kahuku. That pretty much puts a cap on this one as Kahuku now leads 28-6 with 1:28 left. 9:25: NOW we might be done. Mana Fonoimoana-Vaomu with an interception for Kahuku to the Farrington 11, 2:18 left. 9:24: Not quite done yet. Farrington recovers a fumble from its own 8 […]

GAME NIGHT 10/4: Saint Louis/Farrington

By Jason Kaneshiro on October 4, 2019

No. 1 Saint Louis 41, Farrington 7, FINAL At Skippa Diaz Stadium Saint Louis (8-0, 7-0) 21 7 13 0 — 41 Farrington (2-6, 2-2) 0 7 0 0 — 7 StL—Jayden de Laura 2 run (Lason Napuunoa kick) StL—Koali Nishigaya 10 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick) StL—Matthew Sykes 14 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick) Far—Kainoa Mane 5 pass from Darius Chaffin (Jalen Joe Cabrales kick) StL—Sykes 66 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick) StL—De Laura 1 run […]

Govs start playing ‘Farrington football’ to come back on Waianae

By Kyle Sakamoto on September 28, 2019

Farrington played a lackluster first half Friday against Waianae, so Governors coach Daniel Sanchez wanted his team to go back to playing “Farrington football” in the second half. He didn’t elaborated on what it meant, but linebacker TJ Paleafei filled in the blanks. “Just executing every play and going hard,” Paleafei said. Raymond Millare had 21 rushes for 123 yards and a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and the Governors scored all their points in the second half for […]