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GAME NIGHT 8/16: Kalaheo/Kaimuki

By Christian Shimabuku on August 16, 2019

Kaimuki 37, Kalaheo 0, Final   8:20: Kaimuki ones run last play for a short gain and the clock runs out, the Bulldogs win 37-0 to improve to 2-0. Kalaheo drops to 0-3. 8:17: Kaimuki gets the ball right back after recovering a fumble at the Kalaheo 45. At this point, they’re just a couple of plays away from closing this thing out, especially with the running clock. 8:13: Kaimuki was continuing to methodically run out the clock on Kalaheo […]

GAME NIGHT 8/10: Kalaheo/Kalani

By Billy Hull on August 10, 2019

Kalani 29, Kalaheo 8 At Kaiser Stadium Kalaheo (0-2, 0-1) 0 0 0 8 — 8 Kalani (2-0, 1-0) 7 22 0 0 — 29 Kaln—Dillon Cortez 30 pass from Logan Lim (Kevin Tabuchi kick) Kaln—Nathaniel Balangitao 2 run (kick blocked) Kaln—Balangitao 2 run (Tabuchi kick) Kaln—Safety, ball snapped out of end zone Kaln—Noah Ah Sam 38 pass from Lim (Tabuchi kick) Kalh—Bryson Johnson 2 run (Jonah Lene run) RUSHING—Kalaheo: Payton Barber 12-65, Johnson 9-27, Jack Lemonds 1-8, Sheldon Mejia […]

D2 weekend preview: Nanakuli begins 50th season of OIA play

By Jerry Campany on August 9, 2019

The 50th season of Nanakuli football got off to a rousing start last week, beating Molokai 37-0. This week, they visit an old friend who has been there from the start. The Golden Hawks will visit Waialua for the 12th time on Saturday, hooking up with one of their oldest rivals. It will be the first time the teams have clashed since 2015, the longest gap between games since the mid-2000s. Nanakuli has already matched its win total from last […]

Kalaheo prospect Jordan Neufeldt primed for big year

By Brian McInnis on August 3, 2019

There weren’t a whole heck of a lot of bright spots for numbers-challenged Kalaheo in its season-opening 7-0 loss to visiting Kauai High at Kailuas Alex Kane Stadium on Friday night. Really, THE bright spot was two-way senior standout Jordan Neufeldt. Neufeldt, a 6-foot-3 linebacker/tight end, made plays both ways for the Mustangs, who sought — unsuccessfully — to snap a run of losses in openers going back to 2012. Coach Darrell Poole glowed about Neufeldt before and after the game. […]

GAME NIGHT 8/2: Kauai/Kalaheo

By Brian McInnis on August 2, 2019

Kauai 7, Kalaheo 0, FINAL 9:35 p.m.: Akiu is sacked for a loss of 11 on fourth down. That’s all she wrote. Kauai comes over to the Gathering Place and opens its season with a 7-0 win over Kalaheo at Kailua. 9:34 p.m.: Kalaheo burns its last timeout with 57.8 seconds left and the Mustangs facing fourth and 5. 9:29 p.m.: Potentially huge turn of events with 1:18 left as Kauai fumbles on a 7-yard gain and Kalaheo’s Jonah Lene […]

GLORY DAYS: Coach Darrell Poole and the 2019 Kalaheo Mustangs

By Nick Abramo on July 27, 2019

24th IN A SERIES This summer, head coaches from all 28 Oahu high school varsity football teams are being asked to recount their football playing days. One coach interviewed for this multi-part series pointed out what he thinks may be the value of this endeavor: “A lot of times, you only hear about coaches when they’re getting released or are having a special season. It’s super hard to have a special season, so this should shed more light on them […]

CLOSING THE BOOK: Kalaheo Mustangs

By Jerry Campany on October 16, 2018

The Kalaheo Mustangs turned in their pads early, but in many ways 2018 marked another season of improvement. The Mustangs earned three wins for the first time since Darrell Poole‘s inaugural season in 2012 and have upped their win total for three years in a row, the first time that has happened since 2006-2008 under Chris Mellor, capped by Kalaheo’s last really good team that started 6-0 and finished 7-3 following back-to-back losses to Campbell. Poole’s 2018 bunch scored only […]

Kalaheo’s Poole hopeful for history-making 2019

By Christian Shimabuku on October 14, 2018

Kalaheo still felt that it had plenty to play for despite being eliminated from OIA playoff contention prior to Saturday night’s matchup with Kalani. Despite ending up just a game behind Kaiser for the fourth and final playoff bid in Division II, the Mustangs sent their 10 seniors out winners with a 22-7 victory over Kalani at Kailua’s Alex Kane Stadium. Two close key losses for Kalaheo (3-7 overall) would have swung its postseason fate. A 28-12 loss to the […]