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Legends in the making: Punahou vs. Farrington

By Jerry Campany on November 14, 2013

Friday’s second semifinal in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division I state football semifinals pits two of the most storied programs in the state. But for all of the big wins Punahou and Farrington have shared over the years, they are better known for stumbling near the end. Only Saint Louis (35) has won the ILH more often than Punahou (24), but unlike the Crusaders the Buffanblu have struggled to seal the deal, getting to the state championship four times and […]

Farrington, Campbell advance to D1 semis

By Billy Hull on November 8, 2013

The first round of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships kicked off Friday night with the OIA scoring both wins in Division I. Over on Maui, Farrington scored an emotional victory over Baldwin, defeating the Bears 21-3. Sanele Lavatai rushed for 105 of Farrington’s 211 total yards on the ground and quarterback Montana Liana was 14-for-27 for 196 yards. Liana’s only touchdown pass was 12 yards to Jacob Baguio, who had eight receptions for 115 yards. The Governors honored […]

OIA Red Playoff Preview: Campbell vs. Farrington

By Billy Hull on October 23, 2013

OIA Red Playoffs The matchup: Campbell (7-2) vs. Farrington (7-2) Location/Time: Aloha Stadium, Thursday, 7 p.m. Head-to-head (since 1973): Farrington leads 9-4-1 Biggest margin of victory: Farrington, 27-2, Nov, 11, 1988 *Smallest margin of victory: Campbell, 16-15, Oct. 20, 1995 * Teams played to a 0-0 tie on Sept. 11, 1998 Campbell’s offensive leaders Farrington’s offensive leaders In his first season as Campbell head coach, Amosa Amosa took the Sabers to the Division II state tournament in 2008. Campbell moved […]


Top players: QBs

By Paul Honda on October 20, 2013

First, some summaries about quarterbacks. They’re in no particular order. Then my QB rankings are at the end. Note: Statistics as of Oct. 12. Larry Tuileta Punahou, 6-3, 205, Sr. 2013 to date (after eight games) • 89-157-3, 1,558 yards, 16 TD • Completion rate: .567 • Yards per attempt: 9.92 • QB rating: 169.85 • Skinny: I went into depth and length about “Tui” in an earlier post this week, which you can read here. Short version: This year’s […]

Farrington is best in the East

By Billy Hull on October 4, 2013

Written off by many after an 0-2 start, the Farrington Governors ran the table in the OIA Red East, punctuated by a 21-7 win over Kahuku on Thursday night at Aloha Stadium. The Governors defense stepped up in the winner-take-all game, holding Kahuku to just one first down over the first 35 minutes. OIA Red East standings Kahuku quarterback Tuli Wily-Matagi didn’t complete a pass until hitting Kuuliko Carvalho on a stop-and-go route for 27 yards with less than a […]