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West Oahu Sports // Strong Start For Chargers Baseball Despite Preseason Play
For every team in the ultra-competitive OIA Red West Conference, the schedule always includes a key stretch of games against the league’s elite. There can...

West Oahu Sports // Sabers’ Pitching, Defensive Excellence Make A Comeback
This article is one in a series of prep softball previews. Over the past decade, the OIA has asserted itself as never before in prep...

West Oahu Sports // Hurricanes’ Polo Girls Meet All-star Kahuku Team March 11
There currently are 17 girls water polo teams in the OIA, and 16 of them will begin their 2015 season with the same mindset: Catch...

West Oahu Sports // Sabers’ Bball Defense Lands Them In State Championships
For the Campbell boys basketball team, no week has been more anticipated than this one, as it makes a second straight appearance at the 2015...

West Oahu Sports // Waipahu Girls Soccer Team Says Goodbye To 14 Seniors
For the Waipahu girls soccer team’s departing seniors, last week’s appearance in the Division II state tournament was a perfect send-off for a group that...

West Oahu Sports // Hurricane’s Offense Deadly Force In DI State Soccer Tourney
Scoring opportunities don’t always translate into goals, but Kapolei standout CJ Harvey has a knack for finishing. As Harvey and the Hurricanes enter this week’s...

West Oahu Sports // Chargers Alumnus Comes Back As Baseball Coach
As the new head baseball coach at Pearl City, Gavin Concepcion won’t need a lesson about its proud history. He lived it himself as a...

West Oahu Sports // Tokunaga, Sharks To ‘Play Ball’
It didn’t take long for former Pearl City High standout Tyler Tokunaga to make himself right at home at the next level with Hawaii Pacific...

West Oahu Sports // Waipahu’s Gonzales In Final Year, But First Comes DII Tourney
Waipahu High senior Jessica Gonzales can feel her eligibility clock ticking away. “I’m freaking out about it,” laughed Gonzales, who is a midfielder for the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

West Oahu Sports // West Oahu Teams Prepare For 2015 Soccer Post-season
For Aiea, Campbell, Kapolei, Pearl City and Waipahu, the next few weeks will be about generating momentum for the upcoming OIA girls soccer post-season. Aiea...

West Oahu Sports // Aiea Girls Soccer Season Starts Strong
In the ultra-competitive OIA West, the only team Benji Villaflor concerns himself with is his own. Indeed, scouting reports on the opposition aren’t part of...

West Oahu Sports // Looking Back At A Stellar 2014 From Campbell, Pearl City
It’s time to say goodbye to 2014, but not before reviewing memorable sports stories from West Oahu. Campbell wins OIA Red baseball crown As a...

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