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Nietfeld Headed to Boston Marathon

Nietfeld Headed to Boston Marathon

Andrew Trump

April 11, 2012


Filed under Features, Sports

When you drive around Kohala, it is not a rarity to see Ms. Melody Nietfeld running on the side of the road. The Kohala High counselor and college prep teacher trains hard in addition to maintaining her busy schedule at the school. Now she has reached new heights with her running as she will be competing...

Kohala Wrestler Takes Gold at BIIF’s

Kohala Wrestler Takes Gold at BIIF’s

Andrew Trump

March 5, 2012


Filed under Sports

         Kohala Junior wrestler Cowboy Auweloa carries a confidence that helps him on the mat. Auweloa held an undefeated record all season in route to becoming the 160 lb BIIF champion. The junior wrestled in 33 different matches this season without faultering a single time, something that is t...

KTA S’port Up promotion kicks off

KTA S’port Up promotion kicks off

Jenna Nickl, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

The 6th Annual KTA S'Port Up! Promotion will be starting on February 29th and run until April 10th. Basically, KTA shoppers get to donate points to their chosen school after purchases.  The more points the school earns, the larger the share of $50,000 worth of Hawaiian Airlines travel credits and Sportlines...

Cowboy’s Basketball team takes early exit in State Tournament

Andrew Trump

February 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Kohala boy’s basketball team traveled to Oahu this past week to compete in the Division II state tournament. They knew the task at hand was going to be tough, and the result showed it. The Cowboy’s found themselves down early much of the season and that didn’t change once they traveled to...

Boys Basketball Preparing for Playoffs

Boys Basketball Preparing for Playoffs

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

February 6, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Kohala High boys basketball team finished their regular season last Thursday losing in a close one against  Konawaena. The talented Wildcats played with a lot of emotion on Senior night en route to a 48-45 victory. However the Cowboys were happy with how they played as it was their last tune up...

Cowboys Basketball Team Wins in Kauai

Andrew Trump

January 5, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Kohala boys basketball team traveled to Kauai from December 28-31st for a three day tournament where they performed very well.  Kohala won the Kapa’a Tournament by defeating Waimea High, Kauai High, and defending KIF champion Kapa’a High in the final. The other teams playing in the tournament...

Kohala wrestlers start strong

Jasmine Santana, Reporter

December 9, 2011


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, December  3rd, the Kohala High School Wrestling team traveled to Laupahoehoe for their first J.V meet. That weekend only two of Kohala's team members were able to compete, Israel Victorino(Rael) and  Isaiah Mahmot (Z-mo). The team members are Coby Amar, Cowboy Auweloa, Kevin Cadaoas, Isaiah...

KHS Soccer Team “Kicks Off” Season

KHS Soccer Team “Kicks Off” Season

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

December 5, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Fall sports season is now over and students at Kohala High have made the transition into basketball, wrestling, soccer, and paddling. There is a definite buzz around campus that has athletes and fans excited. After not having teams last year, the boys and girls soccer team had higher turnouts and...

Cowboys Dominate Trojans in Season Finale

Cowboys Dominate Trojans in Season Finale

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

November 7, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Ka’u Trojans drove three hours into Kohala only to find a fired up Cowboys football team in the final game of the season for both teams.  Ka’u came into the game with only 19 available players and they paid the price for it. The Cowboys ran away to a 44-0 win in the final game for the seniors. On...

Freshmen runner revives cross country hopes for Kohala

Freshmen runner revives cross country hopes for Kohala

Jenna Nickl, Editor

October 28, 2011


Filed under Sports

It's been more than a few years since Kohala High School has produced a top tier cross country runner. But this year, the one and only person representing out of all Kohala High fall sports will be freshmen cross country runner Josiah Adams. With an impressive 22nd place finish in the BIIF championship,...

Cross Country and Volleyball Teams Gear-Up for BIIF’s

Cross Country and Volleyball Teams Gear-Up for BIIF’s

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

October 19, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Kohala High cross country and girls volleyball teams are getting ready to conclude their seasons in hopes of making the HHSAA tournaments on neighbor islands. The volleyball team opens up the first round of the BIIF Division II playoffs Wednesday when they host the St. Joseph Cardinals at 6 P.M. ...

Mistakes Prove Costly for Cowboys

Mistakes Prove Costly for Cowboys

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 18, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Kohala Cowboys football team played with great effort, but it wasn’t enough to stop BIIF Division II powerhouse HPA.  The visiting Ka Makani were able to capitalize off of both turnovers and penalties en route to a 63-8 victory over Kohala on Saturday.  HPA was able to limit mistakes and use...

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