Seeing how Waiakea’s girls basketball team would seem to feature a roster full of problem-solvers and solutions, with little in the way of question marks, let’s just cut to the chase.
UH-Hilo coach GE Coleman promised his team’s season-opener would provide but a glimpse of things to come from a work-in-progress crew that is blending nine new faces with three returnees.
KEAAU – Kamehameha football coach Dan Lyons stared straight ahead with a somber expression on his face in the Paiea Stadium press box, sitting slightly back with his head resting on one arm.
HONOLULU — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Jack Purchase added 15 points, hitting 5 of 8 from behind the arc, to help Hawaii beat D-II Humboldt State 90-54 on Saturday night.
In a rematch for a volleyball postseason berth, Chaminade again had too much firepower for UH-Hilo.
KEAAU – Kamehameha coach Dan Lyons wanted to go for two.
KEAAU – Football coaches have been known to give their teams all of 10 to 15 minutes to celebrate a big victory before the focus turns to the next one.
When Devin Johnson was last seen in a UH-Hilo men’s basketball uniform, the 6-foot-7 center was easy to distinguish. Johnson was practically the last man standing on a team that had lost the war of attrition.
They all have their apprehensions this time of the year, every high school basketball coach in the state and the nation is eager to get the season started, even while feeling a bit of unease.
HONOLULU — Jahmiah Simmons and Jorden Duffy scored 13 points apiece to help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51 on Sunday night.