Together again, 2019 Hilo High graduate Miya Clarke and Caneel “Booboo” Corpuz (2020) won a soccer championship at Peninsula College, a junior college perennial conference title contender in Port Angeles, Wash.
To state that Konawaena likes to throw the football is like saying a fish enjoys water. It’s a good thing the Wildcats have a promising young quarterback in sophomore Keoki Alani, who has room to grow on his 5-foot-11, 155-pound frame and a ceiling for more production.
There’s a difference between Division I and Division II basketball as UH-Hilo learned on Thursday in a second straight loss at the Rainbow Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Joe Nahale would have been proud of his son, Wyatt, and grandson, Sheynen-Wyatt Nahale, the second and third generation Waveriders for the Kealakehe football team.
Kameron Ng is that guy. You’ve seen him before in the basketball movie classic “Hoosiers.” Pick any character, and that’s Ng, only in a UH-Hilo uniform as a sophomore guard, who transferred from UH-Manoa.
UH-Hilo men’s basketball preview: Vuls have key piece to replace inside, but Year 2 of the Aiona era brings peace of mind
The UH-Hilo basketball team lost one of its best players in Sasa Vuksanovic, who shot over 50% from the field, but upgraded the depth at guard with an influx of diverse skill-set athletes, a reason PacWest coaches picked the Vulcans fifth in the preseason poll.
UH-Hilo freshman center Erik Borg, Sasa Vuksanovic’s replacement, is already making himself at home on the basketball court and off it as well.
UH-Hilo athletic, multi-skilled hoopster Ethan Jetter showed flashes as a freshman, despite averaging just 14 minutes off the bench during the COVID-19 shortened Merry-Go-Round PacWest season, when the only opponents were Chaminade and Hawaii Pacific.
If the UH-Hilo volleyball team misses the postseason, a four-set loss to Academy of Art will likely be a key reason.
Leap of faith: With help from father, Christian Liberty’s Aguinaldo made volleyball ambitions a reality
The tale of Isabella Aguinaldo is a story to warm your heart and inspire any BIIF freshman who’s a rookie in their sport and wants to snag a collegiate scholarship.
Before she became the Hilo High girls volleyball coach, Kaleinani Kabalis reached a level very few coaches in the state have achieved, and so did her sister Kuulei Kabalis, her co-head coach.
As a Keaau physical education teacher, Ian Van Cleave is around his football players all the time and has a good sense of their potential, which explains the team’s vision: E ho’oikaiika e holomua, to work hard or strive for progress and success.