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Saturday-Sunday at the Hilo Drag Strip
49ers lineman McDonald accused of domestic violence
Seth Fukushima doesn’t throw, run or catch the football, but he was an offensive star for Hilo, which didn’t look too far off from last season’s championship form.
Saturday at Waiakea
KAILUA-KONA — Kealakehe head coach Sam Kekuaokalani admits his team’s 28-6 win against Honokaa on Saturday night at Waverider Stadium wasn’t flawless, but he won’t be needing to look at the box score to see where his team excelled.
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
BILBAO, Spain — As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland’s players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.
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.
Luis Velez had a memorable day in Pahoa’s first Big Island Interscholastic Federation 8-man football game on Saturday at Wong Stadium, running quarterback keepers and rewarding the Dagger faithful with big plays.
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.
For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn’t good enough.
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.