Saturday-Sunday at the Hilo Drag Strip
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Saturday at Waiakea
If Anna Mikkelsen sticks around at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, she’ll be a nice building block and very soon a high-caliber star for the women’s cross country team.
A few more efforts like this, and coach Dave Shoji may just decide to retire.
3-mile races Saturday in Waimea
Kailua-Kona’s Mellow Johnny’s 1 took first overall in Saturday’s Queen Liliuokalani Long Distance Outrigger Canoe Race from Honaunau to Kailua Pier. The club — along with the winner in the wahine division — took top honors last year as well.
KEAAU — If a spectator had walked into Koaia Gym to watch Kamehameha for the first time Saturday, he might never have known the Warriors were missing their go-to hitter.
KEALAKEKUA — There was 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.
With the help of some new contributors, opening night went off without a hitch for the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team.
It’ll be a reunion of sorts for homegrown products Damien Packer, Shane Brostek and Psalm Wooching when the University of Hawaii hosts No. 25 Washington on Saturday.
It’s too bad that Gabbie Ewing can’t defend and pass, set and hit the volleyball all by herself. Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s ball-control would be through the roof.
Geoffrey Lauer 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.
It’s not often that the season opener has major playoff implications, but that is exactly the case Friday night when Konawaena hosts Kamehameha in a battle of Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division II contenders.
Despite some unexpected surf, dozens of paddlers showed up for the inaugural Hulakai OC4 eight-man relay in Kailua Bay — the kickoff event of the Queen Liliuokalani Outrigger Canoe Races.