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BIIF Judo: With quick ippon, Nakama tosses away years of frustration

| | Apr 23 2017 - 6:38pm | Comments

HILO – For so long, Shamma Nakama’s shadow on the judo mat was Kayla Araki, who always had a reservation spot for first place on the medal podium.

  1. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 6:38pm

    HILO – For so long, Shamma Nakama’s shadow on the judo mat was Kayla Araki, who always had a reservation spot for first place on the medal podium.

  2. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 6:37pm

    HILO – Keaau senior Ivory Ayers almost walked out of the building without realizing she made a bit of history on the judo mat.

  3. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 6:37pm

    Waiakea senior Kilar Fujimoto knows the feeling of beating and losing to a teammate for a BIIF judo title.

  4. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — As the final horn sounded on Saturday, Hawaii Preparatory Academy could finally celebrate — a moment that was a long time coming for Ka Makani.

  5. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    KEAUHOU — There were very few surprises heading into the final day of the BIIF Individual Tennis Championships at the Holua Tennis Center on Tuesday as the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in each bracket faced off for a league title.

  6. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena was down, but never out.

  7. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO – There is, of course, an “I” in the school name on the softball jersey, but it’s buried in the middle and surrounded by stronger and grittier traits. Try wild, amiable, animated, knockabout, exuberant and affable, just to name a few.

  8. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s offensive backfield is sporting a new look these days, even if in some ways it’s only temporary.

  9. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    Hawaii entered the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship as the top blocking team in the nation.

  10. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Marc Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 110-108 Saturday night to even up their first-round series at 2-2.

  11. | Posted: Apr 23 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

  12. | Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    KAILUA-KONA — Kealakehe head coach Chris Chang had a simple message for his team before the BIIF semifinals on Friday at Kona Aquatic Center — anyone is beatable.

  13. | Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    KEALAKEKUA — Kamehameha moved one step closer to its sixth consecutive BIIF championship on Friday with a dominating 16-6 victory over top-seeded Konawaena on a wet and wild afternoon at Gabby Inaba Field.

  14. | Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO – Halee Sweat, Kelsie Imai, and Johnacy Mackwelung have all been asked the same question in interviews this season, and it’s one they’ve each had a hard time answering.

  15. Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 12:05am

    Boys’ Doubles (Round of 16)