Hilo’s Britney Yada probably thought she’d reached exclusive company when she teed off on the LPGA Tour for the first time, or when she played at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Editor’s note: While the sports world is shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, West Hawaii Today will look back every Tuesday at memorable sports moments on the Big Island.
Looking ahead and thinking about when the baseball season would start and what shape it might take was fun, for a while.
The video on Maluhia Kekuawela always stood out, so much so that the Waiakea senior soccer player landed a scholarship sight unseen from Fresno Pacific.
Aspiring Big Island divers got a needed assist this week when the USA Diving Foundation gave Hilo Hi-Diving a $10,000 grant for a new 1-meter stand the local club plans to use for a new 1-meter board at Kawamoto Swim Stadium.
I was covering BIIF tennis the other day, though my memory of the experience is a little too fuzzy to offer much of a report.
Isaiah Kanno • golf
Put away those paddles. Keep the outrigger canoes on land.
Its been a long journey for Kelii Kekuewa, who graduated from Kamehameha in 2010 and then began his collegiate football coaching career.
Treasure Valley Community College had one of its best volleyball seasons ever, and sophomore setter Anela Navor had a direct hand in the success.
Nicole Cristobal earned her gold medal moment, Chanelle Molina and Alexis Pana made their finishing statements and Mina Poppas and Kira Parker swam to the max.
Waiakea High junior Isaiah Kanno had a new addition to his golf bag last week on Oahu: hand sanitizer.
UH-Hilos softball team took care of its business against the toughest teams on its schedule and was eager to build momentum against the back end. The Vulcans baseball team eyed an advantageous stretch as well and the chance to forge a contender.
Running without fear: Despite 25% dropping out, Hilo marathon goes off with true international flavor
The 23rd edition of the Big Island International Marathon looked and felt like any of the previous ones. No one crossed the finish line on Sunday at Hilo Bayfront wearing a face mask and volunteers werent wearing face protection either.
Everything else in sports is shut down amid the necessary coronavirus concerns, but football season is still far enough in the distance that we can look ahead to next season in hopes it will arrive on time, with practice starting as usual in August.
Bob Wedeman was in a good mood on Sunday. He didnt have to worry about rain or wind affecting the 23rd annual Big Island International Marathon at Hilo Bayfront.