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No. 9 Leilehua hands Mililani first loss to win OIA West crown

By Paul Honda on January 30, 2020

It has been a long, long time since a Leilehua team walked onto Mililani’s campus and left with a blowout victory. This wasn’t one of those, but the visiting Mules still prevailed. No. 9 Leilehua brought enough guile and heart to overcome two late rallies by Mililani for a resounding 50-49 win on Thursday night. The go-ahead free throw by Jordan Ke-A with 10.5 seconds left broke a 49-all stalemate. Mililani advanced the ball to midcourt and called time out. […]

Ryder Hsiung catches fire from 3 to spark No. 3 Punahou over No. 7 Saint Louis

By Paul Honda on January 20, 2020

The Punahou Buffanblu are heating up while the Saint Louis Crusaders are wondering what just happened. Ryder Hsiung had the hottest quarter of the season, swishing five consecutive 3-point shots in the second quarter, to finish with 24 points in Punahou’s 59-49 win over Saint Louis. Third-ranked Punahou improved to 4-2 in ILH play (14-8 overall). Saint Louis had a chance to even its league mark, but dropped to 2-4 (3-8 overall). If not for Hsiung’s torrid shooting — he […]

VIDEO: Skywalking Texas A&M-bound WR Demond Demas on life lessons

By Paul Honda on January 17, 2020

Demond Demas, rated No. 2 in the nation among wide receivers, had to sit out his senior football season after transferring and being ruled ineligible. The experience didn’t deter him. The 6-foot-3, 180-pound senior, who is headed to Texas A&M, practiced and worked out every day, and he finally gets to play again in the Polynesian Bowl on Saturday.

VIDEO: No. 2 Kamehameha edges No. 1 Maryknoll

By Paul Honda on January 9, 2020

Kamehameha boys basketball coach Larry Park chats after the Warriors edged Maryknoll 46-43 at Kekuhaupio Gymnasium on Tuesday. Kordel Ng scored 16 points and Christmas Togiai had 12 to lead the Warriors. Niko Robben and Sage Tolentino scored 16 each for the Spartans.

VIDEO: Coach Darren Matsuda on Punahou’s tourney title

By Paul Honda on January 1, 2020

Punahou’s young squad closed out nonconference play with a 4-0 run at its Invitational, including a 65-59 win over Tennessee powerhouse Science Hill in the final. Coach Darren Matsuda talks about the team’s progress, and the ILH regular-season opener at Saint Louis on Friday.