Three Big Island standouts have earned spots on Team Aloha 2014 and will help represent Hawaii in the 17th annual Arizona Elite Spring Classic girls basketball tournament.
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Basketball has always been Jalen Carvalho’s passion, but his second sport fits in with his family’s motto: “In baseball as in life all of the important things happen at home.”
If Waiakea senior Andi Igawa has a bad round of golf, by her gold standard, it’s still better than the rest of the field — a fashionable way to inch closer to her first Big Island Interscholastic Federation title.
Apolo Ohno is used to riding a bike in training.
Seniors Pono Giron-Arellano and Mark Edwards posted 13 and 12 kills, respectively, as Kohala swept its way into the playoffs, beating Pahoa25-17, 26-24, 25-12 on Monday night in Kapaau in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation volleyball play-in game.
HONOLULU — There has been a shortage of good news around the University of Hawaii athletic department these past few weeks, with the men’s volleyball team falling short of a league playoff berth and the baseball and softball teams struggling through conference slumps.
Konawaena football events
KEAAU — Luca Vartic’s start was fine, but his turn wasn’t.
When Michael Godden helped resurrect Konawaena’s water polo program last season, the roster was young and inexperienced, but it carried one key trait in spades.
KEALAKEKUA — It was a long day for both Konawaena and Honokaa on Saturday in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation’s new playoff format: a best of three series that doubled as a Charles Darwin survival of the fittest experiment.
The No. 1 seeds lived up to their billing, sweeping the titles at the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Championships at Holua Resort Saturday afternoon.
KEALAKEKUA — Waiakea senior Skye Matsuura is not one to step away from challenges, especially on the judo mat, where she would rather walk through thorns than stop and smell the roses.
Saturday at Honaunau Bay