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Archives for: Jack Danilewicz
Windward Oahu Sports // Llamedo Balances Music, Coaching Surfrider Basketball
Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Mandy Llamedo admitted that she sounds a bit different when coaching her Kailua High girls varsity basketball team. This was confirmed recently...

East Oahu Sports // Hawaii Kai Soccer Ace Halvorsen Helps Lift Rush 2001
For Kaile Halvorsen and her Rush 2001 teammates, their performance at the Far West Youth Soccer Regionals in Albuquerque, N.M., was the perfect summer start....

East Oahu Sports // Kaiser, Kalani Team Talents Awarded For OIA Performance
Heavy losses to graduation in 2013 left Kaiser’s softball team with one of Hawaii’s youngest varsity lineups. But the Cougars looked more like a veteran...

Windward Oahu Sports // Windward Teams Looking Ahead To Fall (August) Football
In prep football, there is always a season within the season — the critical games that make or break a team’s year. With the release...

Windward Oahu Sports // Surfriders: Some Summer Baseball Players In Doldrums
American Legion League win-loss records don’t usually cause Kailua baseball head coach Corey Ishigo to lose sleep, given that the summer Surfrider program is all...

West Oahu Sports // PC Quarterback Ready To Roll
If Pearl City defense needs a lobbyist, quarterback Jordan Taamu qualifies. During his own stellar junior season on offense last fall, Taamu got a closeup...

West Oahu Sports // West Oahu Teams Prepare Now For Fall (August) Football
There’s always a season within the season in prep football — critical games that make or break a team. With the release of the OIA...

Central Oahu Sports // U-13 Girls Soccer Team Hungry For Regional Championship
As Hawaii’s two-time defending state champion, the Rush 01 (under 13) girls soccer team has been in its share of close encounters while playing in-state....

Central Oahu Sports // All-Star Teams Honor Central Students
Several Mililani Trojan baseball players were named OIA all stars, as selected by league coaches. Justice Nakagawa, a junior shortstop, earned a spot on the...

West Oahu Sports // Breakthrough Season Luring Freshmen To Aiea Volleyball
Aiea girls volleyball’s return to the state tournament last November had another benefit besides bringing a good closure to the 2013 season. A return to...

West Oahu Sports // Strong Rush 2001 Team Does West Proud At N.M. Regionals
As she and her Rush 2001 (Under 13) team moved closer to a possible berth in the U.S. Youth National Soccer Tournament late last week,...

Windward Oahu Sports // Windward Rush Opening Practices To Prospective Players
As Rush Windward Soccer comes up on its first anniversary, the club is sure of one thing: Players who want game experience will find it....

Windward Oahu Sports // Lady Surfrider Fills Her Summer With Basketball, Track
By JACK DANILEWICZ The by-product of being a three-sport athlete is that you seldom have a day off. That is not a problem for Kailua...

Windward Oahu Sports // New Coaches Ready To Rev Up Red Raider Soccer Teams
A smooth transition can be expected for both the Kahuku High boys and girls soccer programs with new leadership next winter. Kahuku took the “in-house”...

Windward Oahu Sports // Lady Knight Focuses On Golf’s Mental Game This Summer
Iris Kawada’s gift for concentration always shows itself on the golf course, whether she’s just enjoying a round or participating in a tournament. On that...

West Oahu Sports // Pearl City’s Cross Country Standout Heading To Creighton
Athletics was secondary to academics when Pearl City runner Maile Shigemasa was deciding on her short list of colleges. “If they had a cross country...

West Oahu Sports // Rush 99 Team Has High Hopes For Regional Competition
Members of the Rush 99 boys soccer team are looking at this week’s US Youth Far West Regionals in Albuquerque, N.M., as a chance to...

Central Oahu Sports // Trojans Shortstop Named Red West Softball Player Of The Year
Mililani softball team could always count on Jade Yadao-Valdez to help set the tone for the Trojans. The senior shortstop was also Mililani’s lead-off hitter...

Central Oahu Sports // 99 Rush To Represent Hawaii At West Soccer Regionals
Defensive play clearly has been a strength for three-time HYSA State Cup champion 99 Rush. Mililani resident Jonathan Connor and his teammates are hoping that...

West Oahu Sports // Kapolei Pitcher Hits The Road With Summer League
Baseball has been an all-consuming activity for Hawaii Pacific University pitcher Joshua Garcia for as long as he can remember. With that in mind, competing...

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