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Fallen police officer Kaulike Kalama was a McKinley football captain in ’02

By Nick Abramo on January 26, 2020

Not everybody wants to be a police officer. It usually takes somebody who cares about the well being of others. According to a former McKinley head football coach, Kaulike Kalama was just that type of person. Kalama, who was one of two Honolulu Police Department officers who were shot and killed in the line of duty last Sunday, played linebacker for the Tigers, earning 2002 Honolulu Star-Bulletin All-State honorable mention honors before graduating in ’03. He was also a member […]

CLOSING THE BOOK: 2019 McKinley Tigers

By Jerry Campany on October 18, 2019

2019 RECORD >> 1-9 overall, 1-7 OIA Division II HEAD COACH >> Pat Silva is 6-21 in his three seasons as McKinley coach and 26-46-1 in eight season overall KEY UNDERCLASSMEN IN 2019 >> WR/DB Quincy Owens-Barnes, 5-7, 120, Jr.; RB/LB Tyler Sheidlin, 5-10, 185, Jr.; QB/LB Kaena Leopoldo, 5-9, 160, Jr.; DB Brandon Chae, 5-7, 150, Jr. MCKINLEY THROUGH THE YEARS: 1973-2019 HISTORICAL EQUIVALENT: 2000 Pac-Five Pat Silva‘s third edition of McKinley Tigers took a step back this year after […]

GAME NIGHT 9/27: McKinley/Waialua

By Brian McInnis on September 27, 2019

Waialua 49, McKinley 14, FINAL ———- 9:09: Clock expires on the kickoff return and we’re done. 9:05: McKinley, at least, will have the last word in terms of scoring in this game. Kaena Leopoldo winds back and throws it up for Aaron Velasco, who had the 90-yard kick return TD earlier. He catches this one behind the Bulldogs’ DBs and takes it 77 yards to the house, leg cramp the final few yards and all. 2-point conversion by Tyler Sheidlin […]


GAME NIGHT 9/21: Nanakuli/McKinley

By Noelle Kakimoto on September 21, 2019

Nanakuli 42, McKinley 6 BOX SCORE Nanakuli (4-3, 3-2) 21 14 7 0 — 42 McKinley (1-6, 1-5) 0 6 0 0 — 6 Nanakuli— Sedric Crawford 1 run (Keola Bright kick) Nanakuli— Kekoa Torres 14 pass from Sedric Crawford (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Tahj Hauhio 7 run (Bright kick) McKinley— Aaron Velasco 22 pass from Kaena Leopoldo (2 pt conversion failed) Nanakuli— Kekoa Torres 31 run (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Nainoa Paz 3 pass from Sedric Crawford (Bright kick) Nanakuli— Kekoa […]

GAME NIGHT 9/14: Kalani/McKinley

By Kyle Sakamoto on September 14, 2019

Kalani 36, McKinley 14 (final)———- McKinley wins coin toss and will receive. Game start: 6:01 p.m. First Quarter Alexandria Buchanan starting at QB for McKinley. Her first pass is intercepted by Titan Bringas. Kalani scores on 9-yard pass from Logan Lim to Jake Lee. Kevin Tabuchi makes the PAT kick. Kalani 7, McKinley 0 (10:11 left). McKinley goes 3-and-out. It’s raining fairly hard. Kalani turns it over on downs at the McKinley 38. McKinley botches snap in punt formation. Kalani […]

McKinley breaks through for first win of the season

By Christian Shimabuku on September 8, 2019

Not much had gone right for McKinley during the 2019 season entering its game against Kalaheo in a battle of winless teams. The Tigers had lost all four of their previous games by an average margin of 36.8 points. On Saturday night at Alex Kane Stadium, the Mustangs and Tigers struggled through a scoreless opening three quarters. Although the Mustangs scored first, it was McKinley who would prevail 6-3 for its first win of the season after Khert Vincent-Saing’s 1-yard […]

GAME NIGHT 9/7: McKinley/Kalaheo

By Christian Shimabuku on September 7, 2019

McKinley 6, Kalaheo 3, Final ———- 8:25: Kalaheo runs one last play from the McKinley 38 and it’s a field goal attempt. The kick is short. MCKINLEY WINS 6-3. 8:21: Kalaheo picks up a couple of first downs, but they just called their last timeout with 23 seconds left at the McKinley 48. Time is running out. 8:16: TOUCHDOWN MCKINLEY. The Tigers march right down the field and cap it with Khert Vincent-Saing‘s 1-yard rush. Devhon Fong‘s PAT is no […]

GAME NIGHT 8/24: Kaiser/McKinley

By Noelle Kakimoto on August 24, 2019

Kaiser 42, McKinley 0, 6 p.m. BOX SCORE Kaiser (4-0, 2-0) 21 14 7 0 — 42 McKinley (0-4, 0-3) 0 0 0 0 — 0 Kaiser— Dre Falls 1 pass from Easton Yoshino (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kaiser— Mason Yoshino 15 pass from Easton Yoshino (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kaiser— Ethan Lynch 17 run (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kaiser— Ethan Domen 2 run (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kaiser— Ethan Lynch 1 run (Kyler Halvorsen kick) Kaiser— Ethan Lynch 10 run (Halia White kick) […]