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Windward Oahu Sports // Teams Back In Play After Storm Threat Cancels Prep Games
The threatening weather that undermined prep football’s momentum in week one — with cancellations across the board — seems a distant memory now as Kahuku,...

Windward Oahu Sports // Surfriders Honor Longtime Coach, Teacher Alex Kane Aug. 30
The hours that Alex Kane spent at Kailua High football stadium made the facility something of a second home during his 32-year tenure at the...

West Oahu Sports // Campbell, Kapolei And Waipahu Facing New OIA Opponents
For Campbell, Kapolei and Waipahu, a by-product of the new OIA divisions will be the opportunity to play a slate of fresh opponents. That will...

West Oahu Sports // Former Waipahu Standout Pitcher Thriving Under Pressure
Entering pressure-packed situations is the norm for the closing pitcher, and in Josh Maglangit’s case, he wouldn’t have it any other way. “That pressure is...

Central Oahu Sports // Leilehua To Face Kailua Saturday; Mililani Plays McKinley
By JACK DANILEWICZ When the OIA opted to restructure its football conference in the off-season, exciting new matchups like this weekend’s Kailua-Leilehua and Mililani-McKinley games...

West Oahu Sports // West Football Teams Face Their East Rivals This Weekend
Geographically speaking, East meets West is the theme in the local prep football scene this weekend, especially in the Oahu Interscholastic Association, as Aiea, Campbell,...

West Oahu Sports // Annual Volleyball Tourney Serves Up Exciting Matchups
For local prep volleyball teams, the window of opportunity to play pre-season games generally is limited, as the start of league play is less than...

Windward Oahu Sports // Collegiate Volleyball Lynch’s Lifelong Goal
Chaminade sophomore Ku’ulei Lynch’s love affair with volleyball goes back to the beginning of her life. “Since I was born,” Lynch likes to say. Indeed,...

Windward Oahu Sports // Every Game Matters To Windward Prep Football Teams
It may be only week two in Hawaii prep football, but for the Windward schools, every game is akin to a playoff, as each team...

East Oahu Sports // Lady Falcons Prepare For McKinley Pre-season VB Tourney
Among the priorities for Kalani girls volleyball head coach Janeen Waialae during “fall” camp is finding a leader on the floor, having graduated a large...

West Oahu Sports // West Teams Face Tough Preseason Football This Weekend
Aiea, Campbell, Kapolei, Pearl City and Waipahu football teams didn’t have to wait for season opening to be challenged. Indeed, this weekend’s lineup of preseason...

West Oahu Sports // New Head Coach Leads Chargers Through Re-group Period
The Konawaena girls basketball program always has been able to create offense from their defense, and former Wildcat stand-out Kara Taniyama hopes her Pearl City...

Windward Oahu Sports // PacWest VB Star Ready For Seasiders’ Aug. 30 HPU Match
BYU-Hawaii women’s volleyball standout Shih Ting (Stella) Chen may be three weeks from her senior season, but she’s already the most decorated player in the...

East Oahu Sports // Islander Takes A Peek At East Oahu’s Prep Football Prospects
With the release of the 2014 OIA slate, MidWeek‘s East Oahu Islander breaks down the respective schedules for Anuenue, Kalani and Kaimuki in the White...

Windward Oahu Sports // High School Football Back On The Grid For Windward Teams
The long days of summer conditioning will all change this week for prep players as they all finally get to play preseason football. Previews of...

Central Oahu Sports // Small Size Means Great Opportunities For Waialua Students
The more sports the merrier is the theme when it comes to Waialua High School, according to athletic director Bryce Kaneshiro. At a time when...

Central Oahu Sports // Mililani Basketball Standout Ready For Big Senior Year
Mililani’s Summer Bolibol can’t help but see the coming basketball season as an opportunity for her and her teammates to settle unfinished business. Now a...

West Oahu Sports // Pearl City Volleyball Player Charges Into Leadership Role
As Pearl City girls volleyball head coach Bryan Camello watched his players go through their first official fall practices last week, finding leaders was a...

Windward Oahu Sports // Hawaii Select Uniting Amid Mainland Basketball Battles
After going 4-1 at the prestigious Double Pump Best of Summer Basketball Tournament recently in Anaheim, Calif., you can’t blame the Hawaii Select traveling all-star...

Windward Oahu Sports // Koki’s Lucky Switch To Hoops Benefits Castle Lady Knights
By the time Sierra Koki was in seventh grade, she’d already dropped basketball to concentrate on softball. But when she entered Castle High School, she...

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