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West Oahu Sports // West Soccer Boys Battle It Out At OIA DI, DII Tournaments
For the Campbell, Kapolei, Pearl City and Waipahu boys soccer teams, no week will figure bigger than this one, as state tournament berths are on...

West Oahu Sports // Despite Rough Start, IPA Navigators Vie For Tourney Berth
Island Pacific Academy girls varsity basketball team didn’t scream success right away. First-year head coach Reggie Griffin didn’t take over until late November and had...

Windward Oahu Sports // HPU Softball Starts With 21 Home Games On Kaneohe Field
As Hawaii Pacific University softball head coach Bryan Nakasone put his Sharks through preseason workouts over the last month, he couldn’t help but notice similarities...

Windward Oahu Sports // Mustangs In Good Spot For OIA East Basketball Playoffs
Kalaheo High School’s varsity basketball team may have already clinched a first-round bye for the OIA postseason tournament, but it’s approaching this week’s games with...

Central Oahu Sports // Mililani And Waialua Hope To Make Noise In OIA Tourney
At long last, the “second season” has arrived for both the Mililani and Waialua girls soccer teams. As the Division I Trojans and the Bulldogs...

Central Oahu Sports // Balanced And Unbeaten Mililani Heads To OIA Tournament
Talk around the Mililani girls basketball program last summer was more about who wouldn’t be in the Trojans’ lineup rather than who would when the...

West Oahu Sports // Waipahu Girls Soccer Extends Season To OIA White Tourney
Waipahu head girls soccer coach Elaina Paredes can be counted among those who believe peak performance begins in one’s mind. As her Marauders begin play...

West Oahu Sports // Aiea, Maze Set Sights On OIA Soccer Tourney This Week
Should Aiea girls soccer team come undone this postseason, it will come from without, not within. Na Ali‘i’s team chemistry remains one of its biggest...

Windward Oahu Sports // Windward Midseason Prospects
With the first half of OIA boys basketball’s regular season in the books, Windward Islander looks at the prospects for Castle, Kahuku, Kalaheo and Kailua...

Windward Oahu Sports // Soccer Coach Heu Touts Successful Mustangs As Legacy
Frequently during his 15-year run as Kalaheo girls head soccer coach, Alan Heu could look at OIA standings and be pleased with his team’s position....

West Oahu Sports // Pearl City Pushes Through Injuries With Playoffs In Mind
Injury reports have taken a back seat to scouting reports in recent weeks for the Pearl City girls basketball team. But with a 14-day layoff...

West Oahu Sports // Season-end Games To Make Or Break West Soccer Teams
The OIA boys soccer season is nearly over, but there’s much to be decided Friday night for Aiea, Campbell, Kapolei, Pearl City and Waipahu. West...

Windward Oahu Sports // Dignam Keeps Kailua Soccer Team On Its Toes In East Race
Even with four games ahead, you could already call the Kailua boys soccer season a success. Head coach Steve Dignam is looking to maintain a...

Central Oahu Sports // Mililani Edging Ahead In Central’s OIA Boys Soccer Ranks
The OIA boys soccer season has reached the midpoint of the 2015 season, prompting Central Oahu Islander to look at playoff prospects for Leilehua, Mililani...

Central Oahu Sports // Defense Makes Mililani A Favorite In OIA Girls Basketball
Should the Mililani girls basketball team make another post-season run next month, it will likely look back on its defensive development as a huge contributing...

West Oahu Sports // Hurricanes’ Hopeau A Driving Force As Returning Defender
On a championship-level soccer team — and playing as a freshman, no less — Kapolei’s Shandy Hopeau was not content to be a part-time starter....

West Oahu Sports // West Boys Soccer Teams Push To Be Playoff Contenders
The OIA has reached the midpoint of the 2015 boys soccer season, so West Oahu Islander takes a look at playoff prospects for five area...

Windward Oahu Sports // Stellar Talent Edges Lady Surfriders Closer To East Hoops Crown
One week does not make a season, but for Windward girls basketball teams, the outcome of this week’s games will have a huge impact. Windward...

Windward Oahu Sports // Kalaheo’s Preseason Triumphs Predict Solid Season Ahead
If Kalaheo’s best offense should continue to be its defense, it will be just fine with basketball head coach Alika Smith. Just as Kalaheo never...

East Oahu Sports // Kalani Boys Team Closing In On Moanalua For OIA Soccer Lead
For the three East Oahu high school soccer teams, the next two weeks will be all about generating momentum for the OIA boys post-season. East...

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