KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena is not resistant to a little change.
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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.
The University of Hawaii welcomed back an extra pair of hands Friday night. But through three close sets, Karsta Lowe’s hands mattered most.
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Brutal. Torture. Painful.
When Waiakea’s defense leaked a little, Honokaa quarterback Nainoa Falk found a hole and turned into a flying Dragon, rushing for productive gains to keep his offense humming.
From Olivia Magill’s robust hitting to Tai Manu-Olevao’s service proficiency, coach Dave Shoji thought this was the University of Hawaii’s best effort yet.
Konawaena (1-1 BIIF, 2-1 overall) and Waiakea (1-1 BIIF, 1-3) appear to be trending in different directions entering Saturday’s Big Island Interscholastic Federation inter-divisional matchup at Julian R. Yates Field.
In one month, Colby La Brie will take the plunge.