HONOKAA — The Dragons didn’t need to let it fly on Friday night. Instead, Honokaa kept things grounded in its season opener against Waimea, pulling away with a fourth quarter touchdown run for a 20-14 victory.
KAILUA-KONA — The crowd that braved the heat — and then the rain — shouted out guesses at Kailua Pier on Thursday afternoon as the first marlin to be weighed at the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament came to shore.
KEALAKEKUA — If there’s a team that knows about learning from its losses, it’s Konawaena.
One only needed to take a quick glance at Waiakea’s girls volleyball practice earlier this week to determine that the retooled Warriors are as recognizable as ever.
Tiani Bello and Nani Spaar started as freshmen for Kamehameha, which has watched Hilo and Waiakea grab the volleyball golden seats.
Southern California native Mina Grant phoned home last year only to find out she had a new one.
KAILUA-KONA — Clinton Hicks and his wife Michele nearly didn’t make the trip to Kona to compete in the 59th annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament. And once they got here, things were not really going to plan for the couple, who was spending their first holiday on the islands.
As varied as we may be from one of us to the next as consumers of sports, there are always core truths we can agree on.
Saturday was a long one for Hilo High football coach Kaeo Drummondo, and the 40-point loss the Vikings absorbed against Campbell High was only one of the reasons.