There will be no sneaking up on anyone this time for Makua Lani.
Kamehameha coach Andy Correa has always enjoyed his role as a farm director, molding new players to replace graduated starters.
Theres no doubt that Waiakea has a powerful hitting duo with sluggers Safea Villaruz-Mauai and Kalai Rosario, a pair of MLB draft prospects who both signed Division I scholarships.
Kohalas defensive pressure countered McKinleys height in the HHSAA Division II basketball semifinals on Thursday on Oahu.
Kohala was running and making shots early against No. 3 seed Kauai.
Waiakea was in trouble early against Leilehua, a type of fast-breaking, physical team thats an extremely rare sight in BIIF basketball.
Hawaii Prep senior Conor Hunt recently signed a national letter of intent with Georgetown, a school famous for its mens basketball program.
The school records keep falling for UH-Hilo junior Allie Navarette, who scored 34 points and grabbed 19 rebounds in a 67-50 win over Holy Names Monday at Oakland.
Zane Garrigan scored off an assist from Caiya Hanks to propel Konawaena past Moanalua 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the HHSAA Division I girls soccer tournament Thursday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex.
Somebody take a note when you get to the state tournament, make sure to get off to a good start.
KAILUA-KONA When Izayah Chartrand-Penera got into foul trouble in the first half, he sat and returned as an energized hoopster, who scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half to power Kamehameha back to prominence.
The Hawaii Preparatory Academy girls basketball team is well prepared to face the track speed of defending state champion Hawaii Baptist Academy.
It was a tale of two halves for Waiakea, which shared the ball against Mililani in the first 16 minutes and not so much in the second half.
The Super Bowl was on Sunday, but the UH-Hilo womens basketball team had a game to win against Chaminade, the leagues perennial bottom-dweller.
Chaminade kept blowing past the UH-Hilo mens basketball team. Much like the wind, the Vulcans couldnt see the Silverswords swooshing by them but only felt their presence when the ball dropped through the basket.
KEAAU – Hawaii Preparatory Academy senior Ryanne Doherty wanted to sharpen herself in the pool. She already had two valuable resources at her disposal: self-motivation and a supportive team.
Despite a career-high of 34 points from Allie Navarette, the UH-Hilo womens basketball team ran out of comebacks against Academy of Art.
The UH-Hilo mens basketball team couldnt hit jump shots, 3-pointers or rebound against Academy of Art, which did everything better.
This was Kamehameha point guard Nique Pachecos chance to show shes the best player in BIIF Division II girls basketball.