UH-Hilo got what it wanted: a showdown against Chaminade for a West regional volleyball berth.
HONOLULU — Zigmars Raimo tied his career-high with 17 points and Brocke Stepteau scored 16, including four 3-pointers, to help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64 on Friday night.
Hilo High prides itself on preparing for every football opponent in the same manner, a philosophy that will come in handy for the Vikings’ HHSAA Division I semifinal rematch against Maui High.
UH-Hilo’s women’s soccer team didn’t reach the postseason, but its turnaround campaign didn’t go unnoticed.
UH-Hilo jumped over the trap door with relative ease, clobbering Fresno Pacific to remain in the hunt for a PacWest postseason berth.
WAIKOLOA — Hawaii had the home course advantage, but Japan proved too powerful at the Asia Pacific Junior Cup, retaining the title with an 18-14 victory at the Waikoloa Kings’ Course on Tuesday.
The UH-Hilo senior is the second Vulcans golfer to be honored in this space after Dalen Yamauchi, which is apropos since Kinoshita also followed in Yamauchi’s footsteps by winning the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate.