Josiah Factora turned into a timely ace for Hilo, which needed someone to step up, and steer its baseball season in the right direction.
At school sites
At school sites
Despite what you may have read on the Internet machine over these last few years, let me assure you newspapers still have a cultural role, a mission to conduct, an audience to inform and sometimes even surprise.
By KEVIN JAKAHI
Right off the bat, the St. Louis Cardinals get an early showdown against the Chicago Cub at Wrigley Field, and the Major League Baseball season-opener will be televised at 2 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2, putting Hilo’s Kolten Wong in the spotlight once again.
KEAAU — Caitlyn Calhoun and Mackenzie Singleton don’t throw hard, but they recorded enough outs to turn the ball over to Lohi Kamakea-Wong, who is just nails when she’s sharp in the strike zone.
Hit the ball hard, hit the ball up the middle – that’s all Melanie Morelos ever asks for.
WAIMEA — Kamehameha and Hawaii Prep remained undefeated, and Kealakehe and Konawaena gained some separation from the field Saturday at Dowsett Pool, setting up a pair of hefty matchups for the final full card of the season next weekend.
Hilo playing Waiakea in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation baseball postseason has been a foregone conclusion of late.
If you play a team sport at Kamehameha and you’re not competing for Big Island Interscholastic Federation championships, then you stand out, and not in the a positive way.
Konawaena’s regular season included an uncharacteristic number of losses and a potential win that turned into a tie because of darkness.
KAILUA-KONA — The Kealakehe bats exploded Friday, and they needed every single run as the Waveriders out-slugged and outlasted visiting Honokaa 11-10.
UHH baseball extends collegiate record losing streak
Waiakea’s Sabrina Scott was sick, but she wasn’t going to miss this game for the world.