The No. 1 seeds lived up to their billing, sweeping the titles at the Big Island Interscholastic Federation Championships at Holua Resort Saturday afternoon.
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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.
Waiakea no longer features the battled-tested, seasoned rosters that dominated Big Island Interscholastic Federation softball from 2007-11.
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 Keaau
Kamehameha dominated a showdown Saturday against Hawaii Preparatory Academy to get back to the Hawaii High School Athletic Association baseball tournament.
PITTSBURGH — Short-handed goals have a way of turning games around. Only time will tell if the one Matt Calvert scored Saturday night will be a series-changing goal.
After two action-packed days of tennis at Holua Resort, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation field of more than 200 players has narrowed to just a handful, and only two wins separate hopefuls from becoming BIIF champions.
Mission accomplished for Honokaa baseball and its new regime.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s four-set volleyball loss Friday night could be to Honokaa’s gain.
Jordan Kurokawa finished what he started, providing the ultimate relief for the University Hawaii at Hilo baseball team.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s golf team is back on top after Day 1 at the Pacific West Conference championships.
BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.