as a lot of offense expected in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation football opener between Division II title contenders Kamehameha (1-0 BIIF Division II, 1-0) and Konawaena (0-1, 1-1) Friday night at Julian R. Yates field. What it turned out to be was a game filled with the unexpected.
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Waiakea’s Pono Auwae tries to elude the spotlight. He’d much rather it shine on others, not him.
There’s an old cliche that great sports teams don’t rebuild, they reload.
Koa Ellis is a versatile football player. He’s a dual-threat quarterback for Hawaii Preparatory Academy and he is one of Ka Makani’s top defensive backs.
It’s too bad that Gabbie Ewing can’t defend-and-pass, set and hit the volleyball all by herself then Hawaii Prep’s ball-control would be through the roof.
Geoffrey Lauer fondly remembers the good, old days of drag strip racing, when he roared in his 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle, a beautiful muscle car, but there was something else that grabbed his heart.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo cross country race is slated for Saturday on the Naniloa Golf Course.
BIIF glance ^ FOOTBALL Friday Kamehameha 20, Konawaena 6 Waiakea 33, Keaau 8 Saturday Honokaa at Kealakehe, after 5 p.m. JV Hawaii Prep at Hilo, after 5 p.m. Hilo JV-Pahoa eight-man game Kohala at Ka ‘u, 6:30 p.m., eight man VOLLEYBALL Friday’s...
With the help of some new contributors, opening night went off without a hitch for the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team.
Editor’s note: Longtime sports editor Bill O’Rear will retire from the Tribune-Herald on Friday after more than 30 years covering Big Island sports. This is the second installment in a two-part series of aloha columns.
There were games over the past few years where the Honokaa Dragons concentrated almost exclusively on their ground attack and might not have completed a single pass.
Ka’u High bandied about the idea of fielding an eight-man football team in 2012, a season that ended prematurely because of safety concerns.
Honokaa High School has a different look this season to go along with a new coach and renewed hope. Change isn’t necessarily a bad thing for the Dragons, who suffered their first winless season in 57 years of Big Island Interscholastic Federation...