FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Southern Virginia sophomore forward Savanna Christensen was named Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 26, 2018. CAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK Savanna Christensen | Southern Virginia | So. | F Laie, Hawaii | Kahuku In a short week for women's basketball, Southern Virginia University sophomore Savanna Christensen had a career week for the Knights in a non-conference matchup on the road at Eastern Mennonite. Christense
Enokk with Coach Sterling Carvalho and one of the All-American Bowl officials. PC: RedRaiderSoul.com Enokk Vimahi, one of the top un-committed prospects in the country, was honored Wednesday when the All-American Bowl jersey presentation tour hit the North Shore of Hawaii.
Following the ceremony that drew the presence of family and friends at Kahuku, the four-star offensive lineman discussed what being selected to the prestigious all-star game meant to him.
"It means the
HALAWA — Top-ranked Saint Louis rolled past No. 4 Kahuku, 49-22, in First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Open Division Football State Championships semifinals in front of 5,250 fans at Hawaiian Financial FCU Field at Aloha Stadium Friday. The Crusaders advance to the title game for the third-straight year to take on Mililani in the nightcap of a tripleheader on Nov. 24. Kahuku ends their season at 7-5 overall, but battled through everything that came their way. "I'm proud of our kids. T
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM Saint Louis players smothered Kahuku running back Wesley Alo-Maiava during Friday’s state Open semifinal. That hole in the schedule only adds to the anticipation. The approach of Hurricane Lane wiped out a regular-season matchup between Saint Louis and Mililani in late August. Just about three months after the cancellation, the Crusaders and Trojans will finally meet in the final game of the high school football season. Top-ranked Saint
Kahuku Red Raider football player Robert Sauvao unleash a pass to teammate Lokana Enos against the Saint Louis Crusaders in a game Friday night at Aloha Stadium. George Lee / Star-Advertiser Most football teams have off years. Kahuku, usually, is not one of them. But this year, despite the fact that the Red Raiders made the final four of the Open Division, will go down as an off year. They finished 7-5 and ended it by getting beaten by rival Saint Louis 49-22 in the Open Divi
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Saint Louis linebacker Kila Kamakawiwo‘ole, right, wrapped up Kahuku running back Toalei Lefau during the regular-season meeting between the Crusaders and Red Raiders on Sept. 7 at Aloha Stadium. Saint Louis-Kahuku, chapter 2, in the year 2018. The first meeting on Sept. 7 was a 30-14 win for Saint Louis, ranked No. 1 in the Star-Advertiser Top 10. The two-time defending state champion Crusaders are also nationally ranked. The Hawaii fo
Irish junior safety Alohi Gilman takes down an opponent during Notre Dame’s 42-13 win over Florida State on Nov. 10 at Notre Dame Stadium. Photo by Anaa Mason / The Observer I’m from] a very small town, in the country of Oahu … the country for us is the mountains and not the big cities,” Gilman said. “I was pretty much raised with sports … my family was a big sports family, my sister played rugby in college and my other sister played water polo, and I’m next. I got a younger
FAIRFAX, Va. – George Mason junior Bailey Williams has been selected Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference, while freshmen ShaLi Niu and Peyton Ehmke have been named to the A-10 All-Rookie Team, the conference announced on Thursday.
The three honors set a Mason women's volleyball program record for the most A-10 postseason awards.
Williams, a Royal Palm Beach, Fla. native, leads the team in kills per set (2.73) and ranks second in digs per set (2.79). She has tallied nin
Punahou's Marist Liufau will join Kapolei's Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa and Kahuku's Alohi Gilman at Notre Dame. Bruce Asato / Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Punahou defensive back Marist Liufau has committed to Notre Dame after visiting the school over the weekend. Liufau, who holds 11 Division I scholarship offers, announced his decision on social media. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior ended his season with seven tackles and two sacks in a 45-21 loss to Saint Louis in the ILH Open Div
Kamehameha's Braelyn Akana is officially a Rainbow Wahine. Photo courtesy Brendyn Akana. Braelyn Akana was wide awake at 3:30 a.m. as her family made the trek from the North Shore to the Hawaii Convention Center. The Kamehameha volleyball standout signed with Hawaii at the Hawaii Class of 2019 National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony presented by Education-1st. In all, 69 seniors signed letters. “From the start of this week, I was super excited. This morning, it was rea
Saint Louis running back Malosi Sam (10) tries to shake off a Kahuku defender in the two teams' earlier season meeting. CJ Caraang | SL If you missed the big show the first time around, Friday night is your second chance. Fans will get to see another showing of the marquee matchup that headlined the football season the past three years when top-ranked Saint Louis squares off against No. 4 Kahuku at Hawaiian Financial FCU Field at Aloha Stadium in the semifinals of the 20th an
(Photo: Matt Cashore, 247Sports) On a sunny afternoon in Jacksonville on the EverBank Stadium surface where Notre Dame’s 2016 season continued to spiral into the Atlantic Ocean, Brian Kelly learned something very valuable that would come into play – frequently – two years later. A young kid by the name of Alohi Gilman – a freshman safety for the Naval Academy – played an integral role in the Midshipmen’s 28-27 victory over the Irish, launching a November tailspin that would u
There are a ton of talented recruits from the 2019, 2020 and 2021 classes headed to Notre Dame this weekend for the Florida State game on Saturday. Irish Illustrated has learned that there is a late addition to Notre Dame’s official visitor list and he is already en route to campus. Per a source, Notre Dame will host Honolulu (Hawaii) Punahou three-star athlete Marist Liufau on an official visit this weekend. The class of 2019 recruit hasn’t added an offer from the Fighting I
Photo by Rick Kimball/ISD Notre Dame safety Alohi Gilman sat out last year while the Irish were in contention for the College Football Playoff, but the Hawaii native admits this year’s team is different and it starts with a cohesiveness within the team. “We all understand we are holding each other to that standard,” stated Gilman. “We know what it takes, and it’s tough. We have great leadership from the seniors. They continue to push us each week to be hungry and to keep us h
JAMM AQUINO/JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM The Rainbow Warriors wings, from left, Brandon Thomas, Zoar Nedd, Justin Hemsley and Samuta Avea. Two things are expected from an athletic young man growing up in Hauula — to play football for Red Raider Nation and to jump from Laie Point. Samuta Avea was a sophomore wideout for Kahuku High School, but he will not admit to making the 30- to 40-foot jump into the North Shore waters. What is known is he took a leap of faith to move to Utah