Shantel Antonio always kept working on her golf swing and everything came together, like a finished puzzle, in her senior season at Concordia (Portland), where the Cavaliers won their first Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship.
As expected Puna charged hard at the first Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association regatta at Hilo Bay, its home water, but Kai Opua had already stockpiled enough points to claim the Kailana regatta.
Before Kailanas regatta, canoe paddling contributors Jerry Halverson, Bo Campos, Skylark Rossetti, McWarren Mehau, and Lyle Kaaihili will be honored in a celebration of life ceremony at 7 a.m. Saturday at Hilo Bay.
Maui Ahuna doesnt have to look far to measure himself. The Hilo shortstop is a star-bright gem on the diamond, which is crowded at the top where the Big Islands best reside.
Mikayla Kekoa took the Kohala softball team on a magical red-carpet ride at the HHSAA Division II championships, entertaining everyone on Maui with home runs and pitching gems.
Nanea Kaluau got the big hits when Kealakehe needed someone to step up to the plate and push the softball team over the hump known as Waiakea.
A year ago, Kaipono Benson didnt know much about setting a volleyball, but he worked on self-improvement, a blueprint his Makua Lani teammates followed.
Kaala Deitch wasnt born with a big jump, but the Hilo junior outside hitter worked on his vertical until it became a dangerous weapon.
Every time Tai Atkins pitches in the HHSAA Division II tournament hes been a hammer who nails down wins. Basically, hes been an unbeatable giant.
Sometimes, patience and a gut feeling are the best options on the table when deciding to either stick with or pull a pitcher at the HHSAA baseball championships.
Before the start of the HHSAA Division I baseball tournament, Waiakea coach Eric Kurosawa presented his team a challenging goal: Itll take a five-game winning streak to bring home a state title.
Kamehameha sophomore Anela Manuia competes in judo, golf and soccer and runs cross country and in her spare time slays giants.
The weather forecast wasnt good for the Valley Isle on Saturday, and the HHSAA even prepared for the 90 percent chance of rain by moving the start of the Division II softball championship up an hour earlier to 5 p.m.
Mikayla Kekoa dominated in the pitching circle and at the plate to send Kohala into the semifinals at the HHSAA Division II on Maui.
On a perfect day for baseball with sunshine and no dark clouds in sight, Logan Wilson painted a masterpiece on the mound and fired a five-hitter to lift Hilo over Waiakea 4-3 for the BIIF Division I championship.