By KEVIN JAKAHI
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KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena scored the first 35 points and never let its foot off the gas, dominating Hawaii Preparatory Academy 49-14 in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II semifinal game Friday night at Julian R. Yates Field.
WAIMEA — Hilo senior Mehana Sabado-Halpern and Waiakea junior Louie Ondo could be cross country twins, if their backgrounds weren’t so different.
KEALAKEKUA — Not a lot of volleyball fans saw this one coming: Waiakea not just beating Hilo, but sweeping its crosstown rival in the most important match of the season.
Once upon a time, not very long ago, Kealakehe was the best in the business at football’s bread-and-butter basics: blocking and tackling.
On a night when it already was playing with one arm tied behind its back, slow and steady did not serve the University of Hawaii at Hilo well.
KEALAKEKUA — Hawaii Prep kept digging itself into such deep holes on the volleyball court that either a really long ladder, or a lot of resiliency would be needed to hold off upset-minded Honokaa.
University of Hawaii at Hilo director of soccer Lance Thompson has come to expect these types of efforts from his goalkeeper. Tyler Hoffman has become the constant
HONOLULU — Hoping to return to more glorious times, the University of Hawaii football team will wear their “retro” rainbow-trimmed green jerseys with plain white helmets Saturday for its homecoming game vs. Nevada.
By KEVIN JAKAHI
PAHOA — Ka’u just couldn’t handle all the missile serves from Pahoa, which kept firing ace after ace.
University of Hawaii at Hilo senior Dalen Yamauchi carded a 1-under 81 on Tuesday but still led the way for the Vulcans as they finished 12th at the Otter Invitational in Monterey, Calif.