Stories by Connor Whitt

Waiakea pole vaulters smash stadium record; win trophies on Maui

WAILUKU, Maui — Waiakea pole vaulters Shelbey Cabais-Fernandez and Analissa Paressa have been smashing PRs and stadium records at Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) meets all season, and took their talents to Maui this week, where they blew away the competition and received special honors at War Memorial Stadiums.

KSH baseball shuts out Pahoa

The Kamehameha Schools – Hawai‘i baseball team has been unstoppable so far this season, and claimed another victim, downing Pahoa High 11-0 as pitcher Shiloh Santos threw a no-hitter on Thursday afternoon at Walter Victor Baseball Complex in Hilo.

Haili juniors tournament concludes

The juniors segment of the 64th annual Haili Volleyball Tournament came to a close, as the top two teams of each of the eight divisions clashed on Wednesday night at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

Hilo High baseball crushes Kohala

Hilo High Schools’ baseball team continued its strong start to the season, crushing visiting Kohala High 16-1 in a rain-soaked, run-ruled four-inning matchup on Wednesday evening at Francis Wong Stadium in Hilo.

Pahoa splits with Kealakehe

Early season BIIF baseball and softball continued to unfold last weekend and this week, as Pahoa High and Kealakehe high clashed on Tuesday in Hilo and Hilo High’s teams took a trip to Pahala on Saturday.

Vulcans fall in PacWest semifinal

SAN DIEGO — After trailing all game, a late surge led No.1 seed Point Loma over UH-Hilo — as the Sea Lions downed the Vulcans 74-69 in the Pacific West Conference tournament semifinals on Friday at PLNU’s Golden Gymnasium.