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BIIF football: A game for the ages as Kamehameha, Konawaena put it all on the line in DII title game

| | Oct 24 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

KEALAKEKUA — The final few seconds of the BIIF Division II championship on Saturday night were simply chaos — the kind that only a win-or-go-home game of football can inspire.

  1. | Posted: Sep 26 2016 - 12:05am

    ATLANTA — Rory McIlroy finally won the FedEx Cup when he least expected it.

  2. | Posted: Sep 26 2016 - 12:05am

    WAIMEA — Elliot Kastner hated Tackle Tuesdays.

  3. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 8:09pm

    Big Island firefighter Justin Lee recently returned from a trip to Syros, Greece, where he represented the United States in the 30th annual World Underwater Spearfishing Championship.

  4. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame’s got some serious problems.

  5. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    Kohala defensive coordinator Chad Atkins had a bad feeling about this one, and Ka’u’s Buddy Flores and John Kalahiki made his worst fears come true.

  6. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Tourist can expect to pay a lot of money for the opportunity to swim with dolphins during their stay in Hawaii. But for visitors and locals on the Big Island competing in the Kukio Blue Water Swim on Saturday, the experience came included with their race fee.

  7. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA —Konawaena offensive lineman Viliami Kaea, like many of the players on the field Friday night, knew his opponent well.

  8. | Posted: Sep 25 2016 - 12:05am

    WAIMEA — Waiakea has earned its smash mouth reputation through its bruising, ground-and-pound attack. On Saturday, the Warriors instead found salvation through the air, coming back late in the fourth quarter on a long touchdown pass from Makoa Andres to Gehrig Octavio to down Hawaii Preparatory Academy 21-19 and deny Ka Makani their first win of the season.

  9. | Posted: Sep 24 2016 - 12:05am

    HONOKAA — Nobody in BIIF Division I football reloads like Hilo.

  10. | Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 12:05am

    It might not be the oldest rivalry on the island, or have the most postseason implications. But when Konawaena and Kealakehe meet up Friday night for the Battle of West Hawaii, there will be plenty on the line — foremost, bragging rights.

  11. | Posted: Sep 23 2016 - 12:05am

    KEAAU — The rain followed Kamehameha on its short trip to Keaau High, and the Warriors were once again limited on offense.

  12. | Posted: Sep 22 2016 - 11:17pm

    As a young Patrick Mitchell sat with his buddies in Tug’s Tavern, a famous San Diego restaurant and bar owned by 1979 IRONMAN World Champion, Tom Warren, a dramatic moment being played on television caught his attention.

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    M&M Golf Club

  14. | Posted: Sep 22 2016 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena entered the season with some big shoes to fill after the departure of several seniors. The outsider hitter position took the biggest hit, where the Wildcats lost both their starters, including standout Chanelle Molina.

  15. | Posted: Sep 21 2016 - 12:05am

    On the list of nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame released last week, one name stands out: Darren Sharper. Should Sharper be elected, he is unlikely to turn up at the induction ceremony next summer. He is serving 20 years in prison for drugging and raping women.