It was a perfect fit for Trey Yukumoto to join the UH-Hilo baseball team because familiarity was all around. He had an old teammate on board, his dad Garrett Yukumoto was an assistant, and coach Kallen Miyataki welcomed him with open arms after watching him rake his pitchers.
UH-Hilo right-hander Leah Gonzales did all of her best work in one day to earn her first conference honor.
PAHOA – The pandemic hasn’t been a total loss for Pahoa High senior Carlo Daquioag.
It took a village of pitchers in the first game and enough offensive juice in a four-inning second game to power a small city for UH-Hilo’s baseball team to get out of town with what it wanted.
UH-Hilo’s Leah Gonzales is often the change-of-pace arm that’s best used coming out of the bullpen.
The University of Hawaii at Hilo men’s golf team saw encouraging signs for the near future and beyond Sunday at Pearl City Country Club.
Best of the BIIF, girls volleyball: Ahuna No. 1, but no Top 10 complete without honoring Peterson and those clutch Cards
OK, it’s BIIF volleyball’s turn now for its Top 10 players since 2000.
HONOKAA – It wasn’t even 1:30 p.m. on a sunny Saturday in North Hawaii, and Aiden Joaquin had a chance to look forward to the remainder of his day.
Shocking even herself en route to winning the Newcastle Cup and regaining the No. 1 ranking, four-time world champion Carissa Moore of Hawaii landed an air reverse Friday at the world tour event in Australia, earning the highest single-wave score of the event so far, a near-perfect 9.90.
It’ll be all arms on deck for the UH-Hilo baseball team, which will get its pitching depth tested with a six-game series against Hawaii Pacific at Les Murakami Stadium.
Jacob Igawa grew up in Hilo watching University of Hawaii baseball stalwarts from a decade ago, reeling off names such as Kolten Wong, Vinnie Catricala and Pi’ikea Kitamura.
KEAAU – Kamehameha showed equal parts resiliency and rust against Christian Liberty in a BIIF boys volleyball match on Thursday night at Koaia Gym, where the Warriors battled two opponents.