Click on the link @ the bottom of the page to see video as well. UVa coach Bronco Mendenhall says sophomore running back Wayne Taulapapa will go into August fall camp as the team's starting running back. The sophomore from Honolulu had a productive spring and capped it off with two touchdowns Saturday in Virginia's spring game. The 5-foot-9 200 pounder enter spring camp as one of five running backs trying to fill the hole left by senior Jordan Ellis, who was the team's workho
Trycen Mau was the forwards MVP The Kahuku Red Raiders are once again Hawaii state champions. Kahuku played through a three-game weekend to take the title, shutting out Hilo 48-0 in the quarterfinals, Kona Bulls 48-0 in the semis, and then Big Isand United 29-3 in the final. Sophomore wing Kingston Jones (pictured at left) was named the Backs MVP of the championship, while prop and senior captain Trycen Mau was named the forwards MVP. Flyhalf Zealand Matagi, a sophomore, was
Andrew Gentry, an OL from Colorado, and Sol-Jay Maiava, a QB from Washington, D.C., by way of Hawaii, are considered must-gets Cougars as search for 2020 stars heats up Provo • Although there is still the matter of running back Ty’Son Williams getting accepted into a graduate program at BYU, Cougar coaches were thrilled a few weeks ago when the transfer from South Carolina announced via Twitter that he hopes to exhaust his final season of eligibility in Provo. However, the mo
SHIPROCK — A familiar face in the Shiprock football community, Anthony Clah hopes to revitalize the Chieftains after being promoted to head coach. “It’s my dream job. This is the place I wanted to be,” Clah said today. “I’ll really be focused on developing character, individuals through football. The one thing I learned over the years is to play to the strength of your athletes.” Clah was the Chieftains’ wide receivers and defensive backs coach in 2018, but he’s no stranger t
CHARLOTTESVILLE – He left his native Hawaii in June 2016, heading to Nicaragua to begin a life-changing journey. About four months earlier, Wayne Taulapapa had signed a football letter of intent with the University of Virginia, but he'd decided to put college on hold.
A 5-9 running back from Laie on Oahu's North Shore, Taulapapa (pronounced Towel-LA-Papa) did so with the full support of UVA's coaches. Most of them, like Taulapapa, belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of La
Utah will have one of the country’s best defensive lines in 2019. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah football players Leki Fotu and Bradlee Anae in Salt Lake City on Tuesday March 26, 2019. Utah wanted the Rose Bowl bid that accompanied a Pac-12 football title last season, but the Utes' loss to Washington in the conference championship game came with its own reward. Leki Fotu stayed in school for another year.
NFL teams would have taken defensive line
Punahou junior defensive back Alaka‘i Gilman has been quite busy of late, journeying with Team 808 Elite to the Adidas 7-on-7 National Championships, measuring his college scholarship offers, and training for Punahou’s 2019 football season. Hawaii Prep World’s Paul Honda caught up with him for a video interview below. VIDEO: Punahou DB Alaka‘i Gilman on offers, national competition #AlakaiGilman
WAIPIO — For just the third time in the 17-year history of sanctioned girls water polo, a new school is laying claim to its first Oahu Interscholastic Association championship. Kaiser continued its unbeaten streak and ended Kahuku's nine-year OIA championship reign after crashing in on the Red Raiders, 8-3, Saturday afternoon in the title match of the OIA Playoffs at the K. Mark Takai Aquatic Center at Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. The Cougars outshot the Red Raid
Siitia Cravens matched a season-high of four scores, including Kahuku's final two goal, to help lead the Red Raiders back to the OIA title game. Spencer Honda | SL WAIPIO — It might be odd to think of the nine-time defending Oahu Interscholastic Association champions needing to step up to the challenge, but that's what Kahuku did, and that's what Kahuku does when it's playoffs time.
Siitia Cravens matched a season-high of four goals to help lead the Red Raiders past Rooseve
Janae Niutupuivaha, Jeida Toilolo, and Aja Tapusoa Our Red Raider Ladies were the center of attention this morning @ our spring letter of intent signing event. 9 of the 11 chairs were reserved for our lady athletes with 4 of them signing to play volleyball @ their respective institutions. Janae Niutupuivaha signed with Taft College and Jeida Toilolo signed with Olympic College while Aja Tapusoa and Penina Mata'u will be attending Arizona Western College. The ladies also had r
2018 August 17 17 AUG - PHOTO BY STEVEN ERLER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER Kahuku Nalu Emerson (8) stiff arms Waianae linebacker Angus Ramaila (44) for yardage during the 1st half of an OIA Open Division game between the Kahuku Red Raiders and the Waianae Seariders played on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Raymond Torii Field, Waianae, Hawaii. Kahuku High defensive back Nalu Emerson has signed with the University of Hawaii football team. Emerson, who will graduate in May, is 6
WAIPIO — It's been a year-long process in the making, but the Cougars avenged last season's league championship loss to the Red Raiders with near-domination Saturday afternoon as Kaiser stormed through Kahuku, 11-3, in an Oahu Interscholastic Association battle at the K. Mark Takai Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center at Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park. Both teams entered the match undefeated, and much like last year's regular season matchup, it was the Cougars coming ou
It’s one thing for Coach O to sing the praises of the LSU offense, which he has been doing all spring, but it’s another thing entirely for one of the leaders of the defense to do the same. However, that’s exactly what’s going on in Baton Rouge as the Tigers head into the annual spring game. According to defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko, the offense’s production this spring in practice has the defense questioning just how good they are this year. “It’s tough because when they
Utah Utes defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) flushes UCLA Bruins quarterback Wilton Speight (3) out of the pocket during the University of Utah versus UCLA football game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. SALT LAKE CITY — It was never a guarantee that either Bradlee Anae or Leki Fotu would be back at Utah this season. In fact, after each had a strong 2018-19 campaign — Anae finished fifth on the team in total tackles (51), second in tackles for a