The Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept Long Beach State on Saturday for its second consecutive NCAA championship.
Waiakea’s Kiersten Saludares and Elle Otani played well enough to stay in striking distance, but there was little room error with the way Punahou junior Raya Nakao was carving up Ka‘anapali Kai.
It all escalated so quickly.
No matter the situation or circumstance, Waiakea High coach Chris Honda likes to talk in collective terms.
Kamehameha starter Salvatore Martino dug himself into a hole but climbed out of trouble often enough against Waianae on Thursday night at the Division II state quarterfinals.
Konawaena pitcher Taven Hiraishi deserved a better fate against Nanakuli at the Division II state baseball tournament on Thursday at rain-soaked Wong Stadium.
Reigning men’s volleyball national champion Hawaii will have a chance to defend its title after edging Ball State in a five-set NCAA tournament semifinal match, 28-26, 19-25, 20-25, 25-20, 15-11, on Thursday at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.
Noah Vento, Taylen Babas-Masuno, Malia Kukahiwa and Lilliane Toledo already had earned gold once on the mat this season in wrestling, so why not make it a double.
Hilo’s High’s Mekenna Wakakuwa got the job done one way or another, delivering the big hit his team had been waiting for all season.
Only two things have slowed down Waiakea tennis this season: the rain and Denby Nagata.
Andy Correa is not a meteorologist, but he’s hoping the weather forecasts for 60 percent chance of rain on Thursday is dead wrong.
Skylar Thomas always could hit the curveball, especially when life throws something unexpected her way.
KAILUA-KONA – From the start, Hawaii Prep made it clear they were going to be attacking early and often.
Hawaii men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade spent Monday’s scouting session with his team talking about North Greenville and guarding against overconfidence in its NCAA tournament opening round match.
Waiakea junior Claymon Morante looked like the best player on the volleyball court against Roosevelt, but unfortunately for the outside hitter/setter he had very little help.
KAILUA-KONA – As pitchers April Kina’u Grace and Emily Hora put up goose eggs on the scoreboard inning after inning, the number zero lingered in the air a little thicker for Hawaii Prep, considering its softball history. Or lack there of.