Kealakehe and Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino faced off in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation volleyball contest Wednesday night at Ellison Onizuka Gymnasium. As expected, the Waveriders easily defeated Na Io in three sets, 25-13, 25-12, 25-7.
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Konawaena guard Chanelle Molina was a dominant force, both outstanding and valuable for her basketball team, leading the league in pretty much everything, not only stats but also intangibles such as hard work and motivational fire.
Mad Marlin X, out of Mad Marlin sport bar in Kailua-Kona, won the West Hawaii Mixed Pool League at Korner Pocket in Kealakekua against Korner Pocket A Team.
The preseason is precious for Keaau, which faces a big experience gap compared to its big-school East Hawaii brethren.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii women’s and men’s basketball teams will celebrate their “Senior Night” games today and Saturday, respectively, at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Kamie Imai and Thea Hanato-Smith were here last year, while Kirstie Williams, McKenzie Mangino and CC Rode played in postseason games at prior stops.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Tucker Higgins spikes a ball past two Konawaena defenders at Castle Gymnasium Tuesday night. HPA defeated Konawaena in three sets (25-21, 25-9, 25-16) to run its record to 2-0 on the season. In JV action, HPA defeated Christian Liberty in two sets (25-17, 25-13). (Patrick O’Leary/special to West Hawaii Today)
KEAAU — Perseverance will always be a lifetime friend to Kamehameha seniors Timmy Burke and Kamuela Kawamoto.
Vikings will cut TE John Carlson
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard had 22 points and 16 rebounds, James Harden added 21 points and the Houston Rockets held LeBron James in check Tuesday night in a 106-103 win over the Miami Heat.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Michigan doesn’t share nicely.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only Tony Stewart has successfully completed all 1,100 miles.
Jim Harbaugh is just so ridiculously smart — what he says, what he doesn’t say, what he implies, and how he sets himself up for all options and angles.
NEW YORK — NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
LARNACA, Cyprus — Ukraine’s national football team gave its troubled country something to cheer about on Wednesday when it beat the United States 2-0 in an international friendly.