Its OK to make limited references to Chaminade in Kaila Lizamas presence, but its best to deal with one rival at a time.
Hilo High football coach Kaeo Drummondo took a contingent of his skill position players to a seven-on-seven tournament earlier this year on the mainland, so hes had a small hand in perpetuating a false perception.
With only a handful of years in the rearview mirror, its been a short but almost neon-style history for the Kau Coffee Trail Run, scheduled for its sixth renewal Saturday a little after daybreak, when more than 250 trail runners will take off in Pahala on an adventurous run popular for two reasons.
In many ways, home is just like former two-sport Hilo High standout Kalei Tolentino-Perry left it.
Elijah Kahele • football
Common sense tells you theres a larger interest, per capita, in high school baseball here on the Big Island, because there are few communities the size of Hilo that have churned out as many major league draftees as has our city by the bay.
PAHALA – The 11-man evolution is on.
KAILUA-KONA – Elijah Kahele jogged to the Kealakehe sideline and engaged in a mini-touchdown dance before rolling to the ground and lying down on his back.
Samson Thomas called the onslaught an eye-opener.
As Hilos football team put up points on the scoreboard Saturday against Waiakea at a lightning-quick speed, the first-half clock, alternatively, moved at its regular pace.
The beatdowns go on.
Just because Jodi Lillie only scored one goal last season doesnt mean it was a fluke.
KEAAU – Not only were large portions of Konawaenas 36-0 victory against Keaau not up to snuff in coach Brad Uemotos eyes, they were downright sloppy and undisciplined. He wasnt going to let it rest until after the weekend.
Chris Leonard sat in his office at the UH-Hilo athletic complex earlier this week like many other coaches, but his perch was a little different.