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‘Iolani’s Oglivie nets another Gatorade honor

By Nick Abramo on January 19, 2019

‘Iolani junior outside hitter Elena Oglivie is the Hawaii Gatorade girls volleyball player of the year for the second time, the Gatorade Company announced this week. Oglivie, who previously was named the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State player of the year, led the Red Raiders to the Division I state championship last fall, and had a state-final record 28 kills in an upset of Kamehameha. Oglivie also earned the Gatorade Hawaii award during her freshman season. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, […]

Iolani’s Oglivie returns to the top in Hawaii

By Jerry Campany on December 2, 2018

Iolani doesn’t win the state title every year, but recently it has boasted of the best player. Elena Oglivie was selected as the Star-Advertiser’s Player of the Year on Sunday, adding to the honor she picked up two years ago as a freshman. That gives the Raiders the player of the year for four straight seasons, with Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres taking it last year and Bailey Choy starting the run with 2015’s top honor. The last time a program did that […]

Akana, Nichols team up to win Beach Volleyball crown

By Paul Honda on November 20, 2018

The team of Keonilei Akana and Jordyn Nichols of Kamehameha defeated Punahou’s team 21-19, 21-14 on Saturday for the Hawaii Beach Volleyball State Prep Championships at Queen’s Beach in Waikiki. Akana is currently a junior who was a key contributor for the Interscholastic League of Honolulu indoor volleyball champions.

Kamehameha’s Akana signs with Hawaii

By Paul Honda on November 14, 2018

Braelyn Akana was wide awake at 3:30 a.m. as her family made the trek from the North Shore to the Hawaii Convention Center. The Kamehameha volleyball standout signed with Hawaii at the Hawaii Class of 2019 National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony presented by Education-1st. In all, 69 seniors signed letters. “From the start of this week, I was super excited. This morning, it was really weird because I didn’t feel tired,” said Akana, who played middle blocker for […]

Oglivie leads ILH volleyball all stars

By Jerry Campany on November 9, 2018

The ILH announced its girls volleyball all-star teams on Friday as voted on by league coaches. In Division I, ‘Iolani junior outside hitter Elena Oglivie was named the player of the year while Chris Blake of Kamehameha earned coach of the year honors. Damien senior Shelby Capllonch won player of the year honors in Division II with Damien’s Don Faumuina the coach of the year. Assets sophomore Samantha Pangilinan won the top honor in Division III with Island Pacific’s Stan […]

Five ILH teams finish season in volleyball Top 10

By Billy Hull on October 29, 2018

State champion ‘Iolani and state runner-up Kamehameha finished in the top two spots in the final Honolulu Star-Advertiser Girls Volleyball Top 10 released today. The Warriors had been No. 1 and ‘Iolani No. 2 every week of the season until the Raiders’ sweep in Saturday’s state championship match. ‘Iolani junior Elena Oglivie, the tournament’s most outstanding player, had a record 28 kills in a D-I state final and finished the tournament with 80 kills, 45 digs, seven block assists and […]

‘Iolani, Sacred Hearts finish off volleyball shockers

By Nick Abramo on October 27, 2018

Underdogs ‘Iolani and Sacred Hearts gave the volleyball favorites a Halloween-time trick Saturday night at the Blaisdell Arena. It was spook-tacular for the Division I and II losers, Kamehameha and Le Jardin. In the second match of the night, the second-ranked Raiders took down top-seeded Kamehameha in three sets, 25-23, 25-21, 25-18. A microcosmic analogy would be of a left-side hitter winding up seven times on the same rally and getting roofed five times and dug up once before the […]

‘Iolani seeks some 2016 pizzazz in state final

By Nick Abramo on October 26, 2018

‘Iolani is certainly an underdog in tonight’s Division I finale against Kamehameha in the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships. The Raiders (12-5) are 1-4 against the Warriors (14-1) this season, and ‘Iolani also lost to them in three sets in the state final a year ago. But the Raiders do have a few things going for them in Saturday’s matchup at 7 p.m. at Blaisdell Arena. They have Elena Oglivie, who, without taking out a radar gun, appears […]