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2018-19 Football Season Preview

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

April 23, 2018

The up coming football season is right around the corner. There are going to be a handful of vets and some returnees. Last season the team did not get a win. They still had to get used to the new coaches and the new plays. Hopefully this upcoming season the kids will get their acts together so they can...

The 2018 Baseball Season is here!!!

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

February 8, 2018

The 2018 Baseball season is here! This year's baseball team is a really young team mostly made up of freshmen and sophomores with the rest juniors and seniors. This year coach Vern Karrati said that we have a young team and we have a real good chance of making it to playoffs. The kids on the team just...

Kohala vs Keaau Game preview

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

February 1, 2018

The Cowboys Varsity team currently  has 4 wins and 7 loses going into this game. The Cowboys already have the 4th seed locked in the BIIF playoffs. The Cowboys need to keep working hard if they want to move up a seed in BIIFS. The Cowboys have some talent but they have a hard time applying it in the...

Kohala Cowboys vs. Honoka’a Dragons; old time rivals!

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

January 18, 2018

So far Kohala's varsity has only won two games. The Cowboys just played Honoka'a on the 15th and it was a pretty one sided game. The Dragons took an early 10 point lead and they kept that lead all the way to the half. When halftime came the Cowboys cut the lead down to 5 points. In the second half it...

Kohala takes an L against HPA

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

January 16, 2018

Kohala's varsity basketball team took a gruesome lose against HPA last week. Kohala had them in the first minutes of the game with a score of 8-5. After the boys battled with HPA to the half the game started to run away. At half time the boys were down by 15. After half time the boys looked fired up...

Is practicing from 8:30-11:00pm good for the boys basketball?

January 16, 2018

The boys' basketball team practices  from 8:30-11:00 P.M. on school nights. Practicing this late effects the kids in school because they do not get enough sleep at night. By the time the kids get home and finish showering and eating it is most likely midnight. These kids will get at most of 6 hours...

Varsity Boys Basketball takes on Trinity Christian in Hilo Tournament

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

December 14, 2017

Today the varsity boys basketball takes on a team from Texas. Hawaii has a different style of playing compared to the mainland. The kids in the mainland are bigger and faster than some of the kids in Hawaii. After watching highlights of this team from Texas I noticed they are not really a defense...

Boys JV/Vars tournament at St. Joseph

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

December 12, 2017

The Kohala Cowboys traveled to St Joseph on Friday, Dec 8. The JV boys looked a little lost while they were warming up, but when the game started the ball started to roll. The JV boys took an early lead into the game and kept that lead through out the whole game for a win over St Joseph's JV. Now...

Basketball tryouts start this week

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

November 21, 2017

The boys basketball has an average of 20 kids doing conditioning and those kids are planning to do tryouts. The school only has a certain amount of jerseys and there is a really high chance that there will be cuts this year due to the large turnout. The kids that are really committed to playing this...

Texas church massacre an act of cruelty

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

November 11, 2017

The Texas shooting was an act of cruelty. The gunman who killed 26 people made threatening texts to his mother-in-law who attended the Baptist church. The victims that he killed ranged in age from 1 year old to 77 year olds and includes an unborn child. This shooting devastated the small town call Sutherland...

Basketball season begins soon with conditioning

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

November 5, 2017

The boys conditioning for basketball starts on Monday, November 6. The boys have to share courts with the girls due to the broken gym so conditioning will be at the Sacred Heart Church's Saint Damien Hall by Jodo Mission. See Ms. Koustik for details.  

Football lost a soldier and regained another

Zakary Javillonar, Reporter

October 17, 2017

The Cowboys have only 2 games left in their season and they just regained one of their soldiers this week. They also lost another soldier due to bad actions. The soldier we regained is Bohdi Amar. He had some trouble and had to take some time off, but he just returned and he is better. The Cowboys had...

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