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Nick Herbig, Koali Nishigaya named Aloha Classic MVP’s

By Billy Hull on September 4, 2019

Saint Louis linebacker Nick Herbig and receiver Koali Nishigaya were named most valuable players of the Aloha Football Classic. The duo was presented with awards by game organizer Rich Miano prior to practice on Tuesday. Herbig scored on defense after recovering a fumble he helped cause and Nishigaya caught 10 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown in a 31-19 win over Bishop Gorman on Friday at Aloha Stadium.

Saint Louis enters Top 10 in USA Today Super 25

By Billy Hull on September 3, 2019

Saint Louis is now a Top 10 team in both major national rankings. Two days after entering the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 at No. 8, the Crusaders moved up three spots to No. 9 in the USA Today Super 25 released today. Just like the MaxPreps poll, the Crusaders are No. 3 in the West region behind Mater Dei (Calif.) and St. John Bosco (Calif.). Bishop Gorman, which lost to Saint Louis 31-19 on Friday at Aloha Stadium, dropped to No. […]

Win over Bishop Gorman pushes Saint Louis to No. 8 in country

By Billy Hull on September 1, 2019

The Saint Louis Crusaders added a marquee school to their 29-game winning streak and have moved up yet again in the national rankings. The three-time defending state champions jump two spots to No. 8 in the latest MaxPreps Xcellent 25 after beating Bishop Gorman 31-19 on Friday night at Aloha Stadium. The Gaels, who were No. 15, dropped out of the top 25. Saint Louis quarterback Jayden de Laura threw for 296 yards and two first-half touchdowns and outplayed Bishop […]


Saint Louis QB Jayden de Laura proves he can hang with the very best

By Paul Honda on August 31, 2019

The Saint Louis offense was Surgical and hot for a half. Then it took some practical ball control, stellar defense and a sound finish for the nation’s 10th-ranked team to outlast No. 15 Bishop Gorman (Nev.) 31-19 on Friday night at Aloha Stadium. Jayden de Laura was up to the task. After completing 17 of his first 22 pass attempts in the first half, de Laura finished 23-for-30 for 296 yards with one pick — on a forced pass in […]

Clutch play by LBs Nick Herbig, Lawai Brown, spark Saint Louis over Bishop Gorman

By Paul Honda on August 31, 2019

There was not going to be any kind of runaway on a cloudy, breezy night at Aloha Stadium. Saint Louis, ranked as high as No. 10 nationally, appeared to be on the brink of a rout of No. 15 Bishop Gorman (Nev.). Two early TD strikes by Jayden de Laura helped the Crusaders roar to a 21-0 lead midway through the second quarter. The visitors would not relent. Ultra-athletic QB Micah Bowens led the Gaels on a scoring drive, tossing […]

Crusaders’ company line: ‘It’s just one game’

By Paul Honda on August 30, 2019

These Saint Louis Crusaders, all company men. They could beat any team in the USA, any opposing force from outer space by land or sea, and the company line would be much the same from coaches to players. Beating No. 15 Bishop Gorman, the men of Kalaepohaku say, is one game. One win. We move on. Tenth-ranked Saint Louis answered any questions that remain as of the end of August. A 31-19 win over the powerful Gaels upped the Crusaders’ […]

GAME NIGHT 8/30: Bishop Gorman/Saint Louis

By Billy Hull on August 30, 2019

Saint Louis 31, Bishop Gorman 19 For video highlights, click here. For a photo gallery, click here. BOX SCORE At Aloha Stadium Bishop Gorman (1-1) 0 7 6 6 — 19 Saint Louis (3-0) 7 14 7 3 — 31 StL—Roman Wilson 31 pass from Jayden de Laura (Lason Napuunoa kick) StL—Koali Nishigaya 10 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick) StL—Ka’ohu Kamakawiwo’ole 5 run (Napuunoa kick) BG—Rome Odunze 12 pass from Micah Bowens (Dylan Hamika kick) BG—Bowens 11 run (kick […]

VIDEO: Bishop Gorman/Saint Louis highlights

By Paul Honda on August 30, 2019

Two top-15 teams in the country collide in the featured attraction of the Aloha Football Classic tonight at Aloha Stadium. No. 10 Saint Louis and No. 15 Bishop Gorman (Nev.) meet in a rematch of a 2012 game won by the Gaels, 52-40, at Aloha Stadium. For an updated score and live play-by-play, click here. Check back for video highlights throughout the game. (Note: Updates with full highlights.)