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Kohala Bounces Back on the Field

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Aidan Blanco, Contributer

December 5, 2019

This year for Kohala high, the football program has made improvements in the 2019-2020 season. Kohala for the past three years was the lowest seed team in the BIIF D2. However this year they made the 3rd seed in their first 11 man season since 2011. Mj Macaspac, Kohala High Junior and the programs middle lineback...

Cheer-leading is more than a sport

Ashla Salas, Contributor

November 5, 2019

        There’s more to cheerleading than doing flips and using pom poms. Jessa- May Campollo, a senior at Kohala High School,  shares her thoughts and feelings about cheer.          Jessa, 17, cheers for Kohala Cowboys football and basketball team.  Jessa has been cheering for Kohala Cowboys for ...

New to the School, Not the Field

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Aidan Blanco, Contributor

September 24, 2019

Tasi Sauta is a football player for the Kohala Cowboys and he is exactly what his name means: the number one man. The 14-year-old freshman tears offenses up with his aggressive mentality and football IQ. He currently plays as a defensive end and full back which is one of the running backs for the of...

Kohala Boys Basketball travels to states

Elijah Antonio, Reporter

February 21, 2019

This season we went 10-2 and we were the number 2 seed for division 2.  Then came the BIIF playoffs we had to face Honokaa Dragons and we won 71-41.  Finally came the BIIF championship game against the undefeated HPA Ka Makani and they came out firing, they couldn't miss and we couldn't seal the deal...

Last game for basketball girls

Kailee Paro, Reporter

January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, January 24th, we said "see you again" to our basketball Cowgirls.  Our battling girls went up against Honoka'a Dragons as their last basketball game of this school year's season!  It has been a difficult challenge facing other D1 and D2 teams due to amount of players, but our Cowgirls never...

Kohala vs. Honokaa

Elijah Antonio

January 24, 2019

Last nights game was a pretty tough one for Kohala.  Honokaa likes to play physical and fast.  The score was 67-59 and our record now improves to 8-1.  We have a spot locked in for the playoffs this year and hopefully we make this town proud.

Boys Basketball Update

Elijah Antonio, Reporter

January 22, 2019

Here's a little update on how we're doing this year.  Our current record is 6-1; we upset a couple of D1 teams this year and we already have more wins than this past year.  The teams we beat were Kamehameha, St. Joseph, Pahoa, Kea'au, Hilo, and Ka'u.  The team we lost to in overtime was last year's...

Tryouts for Basketball Boys

Elijah Antonio, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Boy's basketball try outs started on Monday, November 12 and run until next week Wednesday, November 21. You can still come out to play even if you didn't come to conditioning.  During conditioning it isn't mandatory to have ankle braces but during try outs it is.  So come out and play boys!

Basketball Starts In A Week

Elijjah Antonio, Reporter

October 25, 2018

If you are planning to play basketball this year make sure to get your physical, ankle braces, and passing grades because they are mandatory, without these you will not be allowed to play. Furthermore,  Kohala is best known for speed so if running isn't something you enjoy then this sport isn't for...

Kohala Ready For the Friday Night Lights!

Jonard Asencion, reporter

October 18, 2018

The Kohala Cowboys and the Pahoa Daggers were ready for an all out brawl on Kamehameha School Field, ready to take on the storm, but looks like the storm took them out. On Saturday October 13th, football playoffs were about to kick off but the first game between Kohala and Pahoa was canceled due to a...

X-Country Team Captains of 2018

Aliyah Page, Reporter

September 24, 2018

Every team sport consists of a team captain, either to represent the team overall or to represent the boys/girls team. The cross country team voted for their team captains around the week before their first HPA meet(Sept. 1, 2018). They've elected Senior student Angelique Kokal as the female team captain...

X-Country Sets Personal Record at Kamehameha

Aliyah Page, Reporter

September 20, 2018

Cross country meets can be hot, humid, or rainy yet no matter the weather our runners must run in those conditions, the only exception being thunder storms. At Kamehameha school on September 8, 2018, around 2pm in the afternoon was when the first race started for the team's second meet. The course was...

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