HONOKAA — Kamehameha sophomore Mykala Tokunaga spent part of her time leading up to the season strengthening her wrist and working on her pitching repertoire.
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With a deep bench, talented catcher and experienced pitching staff, the Konawaena Wildcats are primed for a run at the Big Island Interscholastic Division II title.
Lia Galdeira cut through the Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball championships just like she used to on the Big Island Interscholastic Federation level.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo rode a pair of strong pitching performances and the hot bat of Rebecca Lee to sweep Holy Names University in a doubleheader on Saturday at the Vulcans’ softball field.
HONOLULU — Keith Shamburger converted 12 of 14 free-throw attempts in the final 3 minutes as Hawaii held off Cal State Fullerton, 81-77 in a regular-season finale Saturday.
The Big Island is quickly becoming known as a hotbed of high-caliber rugby talent.
KEALAKEKUA —The contest between the two top contenders to knock off Kamehameha for the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II crown was as close as expected Saturday in the final game of the Keaau Cougar Invitational Tournament at Konawaena’s Gabby Inaba Field.
A trio of standouts representing three state championship teams have been named the Big Island Athletes of the Month for February.
Hilo has enough of everything — pitching, hitting and defense — to throw its hat into the title race but softball coach Leo Sing Chow knows her biggest job is figuring out where everyone fits.
KEAAU — Opponents should beware when Kamehameha’s volleyball starters are on the bench. That’s because the backups are really good. They’re hungry for Big Island Interscholastic Federation action, too.
The drive to Sioux City, Iowa, was flat, landlocked and cold, but in some ways the 90-minute ride felt just like home to Toni Beck.
It’s Keaau’s preseason baseball tournament, but it’s played on Konawaena’s home field.
The Keaukaha Warriors will try to wrap up the AJA Memorial Baseball League title at 10 a.m. Sunday when they take on the Keaukaha Legends in Game 2 of the their championship series at Wong Stadium.