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GAME NIGHT 8/23: Kalaheo/Pearl City

By Kyle Sakamoto on August 23, 2019

Pearl City 34, Kalaheo 13 (final)———- Kalaheo wins coin toss and defers to the second half. Games start: 6:07 p.m. First Quarter 6:47 left: Both teams go 3-and-out. 1:41 left: Herbert Hallers 55-yard interception return for a touchdown. PAT kick blocked. Pearl City 6-0. Second Quarter 9:31 left: Kalaheo has 35-yard field goal attempt blocked. Mustangs retain possession after the ball was fumbled by Pearl City and recovered by Kalaheo. Ball is at the 9. 7:22 left: Kalaheo 1st and […]

Kalaheo unveils Lee A. Cashman Athletic Field

By Christian Shimabuku on August 21, 2019

When the Kalaheo High School student body filled the bleachers at its new field, the seemingly simple moment was actually decades in the making. The Lee A. Cashman Athletic Field was unveiled on Wednesday morning, named after former Mustangs athletics director Lee Cashman. A full set of bleachers, a scoreboard and two football goal posts — features the school didn’t have until now — were among the upgrades seen. “When I saw Mr. Cashman and the tears in his eyes, […]

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 […]