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We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter
February 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

Congrats to another great season Cowboys. This season they won all 13 of their regular scheduled games. They have now qualified to go to states. With only 9 players on the team they manage to take down almost every team that comes in their way.  The secret weapon to winning is the most important part...

Swim Girls go to Oahu

Marvelanne Clark, Reporter
December 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

Senior coach Jeffery Coakley took his four swimmers to Oahu for the annual Seniors Champs meet. Kassie Kometani, Yuki Zbytovsky, Marvelanne Clark, and Naomi Ney represented Kohala in a four-man relay. The girls arrived in Oahu on Friday, November 14 and started their competitive meet on Saturday, November...

Play Sports

Maya Anderson, Reporter
November 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

After High School, most of us will go to College and may not play any sports. In high school everyone should play as many sports as they can, because after high school, we probably won't get to play anything. I would suggest playing at least 1 sport for every year of high school. In the future, you might...

Basketball Season is Coming!!!

October 19, 2014
Filed under Sports

Basketball season is about to start!! Everyone that wants to play, make sure that you get your physical over with before it's too late. I got my physical done a couple of days ago, and with it came my chicken pox shot. I am personally scared of needles, so it was not my favorite day. But now I'm able...

The History of Basketball

Maya Anderson, Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

The game of basketball was invented in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Basketball was created by Dr. James Naismith and made to condition athletes during the winter time. Back then, they used peach baskets and something similar to a soccer ball. There were 13 rules to the game and the objective was...

Kohala Cross Country @ HPA

Kohala Cross Country @ HPA

Timothy Pontius, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

In a field of 180 runners, Josiah Adams placed 4th in the Cross Country meet at HPA on Saturday, September 27. He was followed by Chance Souze in 22nd, Jayven Amonance in 33rd, Timothy Pontius in 106th, and Kaid Nickl in 116th. As a team, Kohala scored 8th out of the 12 schools that participated. Yuki...

United as One

Kiera Javillonar, Reporter
September 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

"My definition of a good team is everyone playing together as one, everybody in unison, and everybody respects each other," says Malia Kaitoku, head coach of Kohala High School's girls volleyball varsity team. The girls started off their season with five loses going against Konawaena, Waiakea, Kamehameha,...

High School Athletics vs College Athletics

Denae Rivera, Reporter
May 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Chances are you played a youth sport as a kid; the odds are undeniably in favor of that. Many American kids will probably play an organized sport during their childhood and a small percentage of them will go on to play in high school. Those who played in high school will have an even smaller percentage...

Girls Volleyball Summer Conditioning

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter
May 27, 2014
Filed under Sports

Girls volleyball coaches, Malia and Duane Kaitoku, are getting pumped for next school year's volleyball season. They are so excited that they have started sign ups for tryouts and summer conditioning! Because of how much potential the girls volleyball season had this past year, they wanted to make sure...

Athletic Banquet Award Winners

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter
May 22, 2014
Filed under Sports

Spring Sports  Girls Volleyball: Most Valuable Player - Jocelyn Campollo , Most Inspirational Player - Naai Lewis Girls Cross Country: Most Valuable Player - Yuki Zbytovsky, Most Inspirational Player - Leign-Ann Rivera Boys Cross Country: Most Valuable Player - Josiah Adams, Most Inspiration...

Softball State Championships 2014!

Softball State Championships 2014!

Denae Rivera, Reporter
May 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

Receiving third-place for the second year, and qualifying for the Hawaii High School Athletic Association tournament for the fifth year in a row, the Cowgirls softball team headed to Oahu to play in the state championships. A one week "stay-cation" was far from what the young softball team had. Flying...

Athletic Awards Banquet

Kassie Kometani, Editor
May 8, 2014
Filed under Sports

All Kohala High School coaches, athletes, and their parents are invited to an Athletic Awards Banquet on May 20th. It will be in the KHS cafeteria starting at 6:00. This banquet is to celebrate the athletic achievements of the 2013-2014 school year. Usually there is an in-school assembly at the end of...

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