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The match was scoreless, but the University of Hawaii at Hilo achieved its first objective — forming a solid structure defensively — in the early-going against Chaminade.
HONOLULU — It may not improve University of Hawaii football coach Norm Chow’s Q rating, and it may not fill up the stands at Aloha Stadium as quickly as athletic director Ben Jay would like — but the Rainbow Warriors appear to have developed their 2014 identity:
Saturday at Konawaena
Saturday at KBXtreme, Kailua-Kona
One big hitter didn’t play, and another was still working her way back into the lineup.
Drew Fernandez knows all about living under a Big Island Interscholastic Federation coaching legend’s shadow.
KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena is not resistant to a little change.
HONOLULU — Hawaii won’t quibble. It will take its first victory with no complaints.
It was only the third match of the season, and a nonconference one at that. But with the University of Hawaii at Hilo trailing at halftime Saturday, director of soccer Lance Thomson stressed its importance.
KEAAU — Hawaii Preparatory Academy isn’t the power-running football team from a year ago, but Koa Ellis still finds a way to produce yards with his passing and running skills.
KEAAU — Kamehameha’s offensive line gave senior quarterback Micah Kanehailua time to throw, and he put on an efficient aerial show, gunning for nearly 400 yards and firing five touchdowns with no interceptions.
For years, Ka‘u was on the wrong end of many lopsided Big Island Interscholastic Federation football scores.
HONOKAA — Hilo head coach David Baldwin said his team is not talking to the media this season to concentrate solely on football, but Friday the Vikings made a statement with their play that will be heard loud and clear around the Big Island Interscholastic Federation.