Category Archives: HS Football

Kahuku Wins First Home Game On Brand New Field

Kahuku Wins First Home Game On Brand New Field

Sunday, August 7, 2022 | By Nick Abramo It wasn’t long after the opening kickoff on its long-awaited brand-new artificial turf field that Kahuku asserted its dominance and never let up in a season-opening 49-0 victory over Kamehameha. And wouldn’t you know it, linebacker Leonard Ah You, one of the stars in the Red Raiders’…Continue Reading »

Kahuku Red Raiders: “New Year, New Team, Different Dynamic”

Kahuku Red Raiders: “New Year, New Team, Different Dynamic”

Thursday, August 4, 2022 | By Nick Abramo The Kahuku football team’s first splash into the national consciousness came many years ago and was reinvigorated when Sports Illustrated published a story about the Red Raiders in 2017. That article, entitled “It’s An Island Ting: Kahuku High In Oahu Churns Out NFL Studs Like Schools In…Continue Reading »

The Crusaders’ “Next Man Up” Mentality

The Crusaders’ “Next Man Up” Mentality

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 | By Nick Abramo There’s a handful in sports media who are forecasting a downward path for the Saint Louis Crusaders in 2022. That’s because the Crusaders lost a bunch of offensive contributors from the 2021 team that sputtered early and stopped the slide just in time to make it all…Continue Reading »

Trojans Hope To Take Care of Some Unfinished Business

Trojans Hope To Take Care of Some Unfinished Business

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 | By Nick Abramo Mililani’s magical season with future college star quarterback McKenzie Milton was eight years ago. That was 2014, when the Trojans shook up the state football status quo and broke through for the state top-tier championship with a 53-45 victory over Punahou. But even though York’s Trojans have…Continue Reading »

The Up-and-Coming Warriors

The Up-and-Coming Warriors

Monday, August 1, 2022 | By Nick Abramo A heightened sense of exhilaration was evident in the faces Kamehameha fans in 2021. And those Warriors will always be one to remember in state lore. They did something that hadn’t been done by any team since Punahou in 2014 — beat Saint Louis twice in one season.…Continue Reading »

Campbell Sabers Right Where They Want To Be

Campbell Sabers Right Where They Want To Be

Sunday, July 31, 2022 | By Nick Abramo In all three previous seasons with Darren Johnson at the helm, the Campbell football team advanced to the Open Division state semifinals. All three times, his Sabers put up a fight only to be eliminated — by Kahuku 21-0 a year ago and by those same Red Raiders…Continue Reading »

Punahou Seeking a Comeback Season

Punahou Seeking a Comeback Season

Saturday, July 30, 2022 | By Nick Abramo A 1-4 football season like Punahou had in 2021 is not going to cut it on campus. Granted, that lowest of lows in terms of wins and losses for the Buff ’N Blue came during the year after COVID-19 wiped out the 2020 season and left most…Continue Reading »