Soccer coach Skee Saplan was giving his first media interview in more than a year when a couple of players stopped by to show their appreciation and present him with a lei.
WAIMEA – Despite chilly winds and passing showers, it was a time to shine for local youth swimmers during Saturday’s Big Island Swimming age-group meet held at Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Dowsett Pool.
Kallen Miyataki knows there’s a trap door waiting for his UH-Hilo baseball team, but he would rather get win two games against Hawaii Pacific to avoid it and advance to the postseason for the first time in a very, very long time.
Softball: Pahoa’s Degele returns for ‘the love of the game and helping the young students at the school’
Frank Degele was at Pahoa’s softball field at 3 p.m. Tuesday taking temperature checks for his players and preparing the field until 7 p.m.
Stone Miyao waited for an opportunity, and when it came the UH-Manoa freshman knocked the ball all around Les Murakami Stadium and was fittingly recognized.
Those keeping score while Kamehameha’s baseball team has been at bat this season have become accustom to writing “K.”
The number six held no magical significance for UH-Hilo’s softball over the weekend on Oahu
Overall, it was a pretty good homecoming for Mahala Kaapuni against the UH-Hilo volleyball team, which prevented a perfect ending through its relentless defensive effort.
The Eastside softball club team woke up early on Sunday with their bats ready to go for an 8 a.m. high school game against Kamehameha at the Walter Victor complex.
In 2016, Sam Thomas had a very proud moment as a parent and volleyball coach when the Tribune-Herald’s Big Island College Report touted the success of three of his players.
UH-Hilo tennis coach Kallen Mizuguchi isn’t an athletic trainer by trade, but he’ll play one in a pinch.
And then there was one — wins that is for UH-Hilo to clinch the PacWest Hawaii pod softball championship.
University of Hawaii baseball coach Mike Trapasso lauded Stone Miyao’s upside earlier this season, but he had a caveat.
Hawaii Pacific, winless until just this week, could have been classified as surging, while UH-Hilo, winners of its first eight, were slumping until Chloe Domingo stepped to the plate during a tide-turning fourth inning.
In the kind of West Region-like showdown that UH-Hilo has waited for all season, the Vulcans brought their fight but not their full might.
CHICAGO — Kolten Wong was back with a vengeance, even if the Milwaukee Brewers showed little else in the way of fight against the Chicago Cubs.