To say Waiakeas boys basketball team made it look effortless and simple last season might be true, but that wouldnt be giving the Warriors their due.
Hilo Highs football team has been off the grid but not out of work.
It was a tradition for the girls in the Imai family, this thing of attracting a scholarship to play basketball in college, so nobody was surprised when the youngest, Kelsie, was a freshman at Waiakea High School and came in with a purpose.
Sabrina Scotts words of wisdom: stick with it.
There would be no 2-0 start for UH-Hilos mens basketball team.
KEAAU – Kamehameha gathered in July with a singular goal in mind, no shortcuts in sight and here the Warriors are.
Kupaa Harrison hit the boards running during his debut season as a junior transfer for UH-Hilos mens basketball team, and as he started to spread his wings, versatility became his calling card.
Jordan Graves was one of the 28 percenters last season.
During a Tuesday evening practice at Waiakea Highs gym, assistant coach Cheyenne Meyer runs the Warriors girls basketball practice while first-year coach Alika Smith presides as more of a CEO.
Officially, UH-Hilo mens basketball team will open the season with six new players and seven returnees on its roster.
Like any new coach, GE Coleman arrived at UH-Hilo prior to the 2013-14 season with winning expectations, a system in place and ready to roll.
Jorge Martinez started his final week of college soccer off in style Monday night, scoring two goals as UH-Hilos mens soccer team trumped Holy Names 2-0 at the Vulcans field.
Between spring practice, 7-on-7 tournaments, summer conditioning, trips to Oahu for camps and good old-fashion high-intensity practices, the Hilo High football teams work schedule covers a good portion of the calender.
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Its a business trip, a revenge tour and a conference of PacWest contenders all wrapped into one short trip to Honolulu.
Perhaps UH-Hilos men soccer team had been looking up for too long.
Its not a large crowd, but its a presence, nevertheless.
The Panaewa 14-year-old Pop Warner football team will hold a Halloween Haunted Pathway fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Kahaopea Street.