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VIDEO: UCLA commit, Saint Louis WR Matt Sykes

By Paul Honda on August 14, 2019

Junior season didn’t go as planned for promising wide receiver Matt Sykes. A leg injury in June of 2018 derailed his chance to start for the Saint Louis Crusaders. he rehabbed hard, returned early and was on the field when they captured their third Open Division state title in a row. This offseason, he was at full strength, impressed recruiters at summer camps, and committed to UCLA. Now a senior, Sykes chatted with Hawaii Prep World during preseason, in between […]

VIDEO: Saint Louis seniors Nick Herbig, Koali Nishigaya ready to start season

By Paul Honda on August 13, 2019

The three-time defending state champion Saint Louis Crusaders are finally ready to make their season debut. Seniors Nick Herbig and Koali Nishigaya talked to Hawaii Prep World’s Paul Honda about the transition and chemistry of veteran and young additions to the 2019 Saint Louis football roster. Saint Louis opens the season at Kapolei on Thursday riding a 26-game winning streak.

VIDEO: Kamehameha coach Abu Ma‘afala says Punahou is measuring stick

By Paul Honda on August 12, 2019

The 2019 season marks a change in offensive philosophy for Kamehameha coach Abu Ma‘afala. The former Cal and Hawaii defensive lineman is in his fourth season as head coach at his alma mater. He also chats about each opponent on the Open Division schedule, pointing to this week’s Punahou game as a “measuring stick.”

VIDEO: No. 2 Punahou loses QB Hugh Brady, routs Farrington

By Paul Honda on August 10, 2019

Second-ranked Punahou jumps to a 24-0 lead in the first half at Farrington, but loses elite quarterback Hugh Brady to injury along the way. Senior RB Vincent Terrell scores on two TD runs, and freshman QB John-Keawe Sagapolutele makes his varsity debut in Open Division play, throwing an 82-yard TD on his first attempt.

VIDEO: Senior-heavy Campbell has high hopes

By Paul Honda on August 8, 2019

The Campbell Sabers entered the prep football season ranked No. 3 in the Star-Advertiser Football Top 10. Senior running back Sky Lactaoen, center Lyrik Belaras and wide receiver/defensive back Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala chatted about the high expectations. Lactaoen learned about a scholarship offer from Navy after this interview. Mokiao-Atimalala has committed to Hawaii.

Open Division weekend preview: Campbell and Mililani begin with tough test

By Jerry Campany on August 8, 2019

As the Friday night lights come back to life in Ewa Beach this week, expect Rod York and the Mililani Trojans to bring their share of fireworks. York has never lost a season opener as Mililani head coach heading into Friday night’s showdown at No. 3 Campbell at 7:30 p.m. In his nine season openers, York’s Mililani teams have averaged 45.4 points and allowed only 13.0 points. He will be breaking in a new quarterback in an opener for the […]

VIDEO: Molokai-Nanakuli highlights from Saturday night in the Valley

By Paul Honda on August 5, 2019

Molokai played its first 11-man football game in more than a half-century, and made its first football visit to Oahu. Nanakuli got a big game from linebacker-turned-quarterback Sedric Crawford, who amassed 343 yards from scrimmage in a 37-0 win. The senior launched five TD passes.