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Archives for: Jack Danilewicz
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...

West Oahu Sports // Campbell Soccer Standout Also Excels On Football Field
For Campbell’s Bryson Maximo, his transition from soccer to football season took less than a day. Indeed, less than 24 hours after landing back on...

West Oahu Sports // Football Kicks Off Next Month With New West Matchups
In prep football, playing against an unfamiliar opponent is an added challenge — and a common occurrence in the OIA Red conference this fall, after...

Windward Oahu Sports // OIA Revamp Means New Opponents in Windward Football
Prep football’s 2014 season will be one of new beginnings for Oahu Interscholastic Association, since the league crowned last year’s champions Kaiser (Division II) and...

Windward Oahu Sports // Men’s Night Doubles No Ka Oi
Even if the tennis weren’t superb, fans of Kailua Racquet Club’s annual Men’s Night Doubles Tournament would still have the backdrop to enjoy. Without exception,...

West Oahu Sports // Aiea High Volleyball Standout Talks Sports, Music And More
As a freshman last fall, Destyni Grace was a newcomer to Aiea varsity volleyball, but not to the sport. That showed quickly, as Grace established...

Central Oahu Sports // Upcoming OIA Football Season Brings Challenge, Opportunity
In prep football, there’s always a season within the season — the critical games that make or break a team’s year. With the release of...

West Oahu Sports // Laukani Soccer Team Impresses A National AYSO Audience
Luck was on the side of Laukani girls soccer team when its number came up last spring in a lottery that led to the Aiea-based...

Windward Oahu Sports // Kalaheo Basketball Shaping Up With Summer Competition
With the recent addition of standout Kaleb Gilmore, Kalaheo boys basketball head coach Alika Smith knows practices will be intense next season. He’s been seeing...

West Oahu Sports // Friendship Helps Rush Soccer Team Succeed On The Field
By JACK DANILEWICZ As seen throughout its run at the recent Far West Regionals in Albuquerque, the Rush 2001 (Under 13) girls soccer team takes...

Windward Oahu Sports // Kahuku’s Student Athletes To Pump Up Academic Effort
Kahuku High and Intermediate School has secured a waiver from the state Board of Education to raise student athletes’ grade standards for eligibility, according to...

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