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Right Back Cowboys!

Kiera Javillonar, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Score

Our baseball boys went into this years' season without a junior varsity team. Their first game of the year was played on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at Keaau. The boys unfortunately lost by six runs. Keaau, 11 Kohala, 5. The starting pitcher for Kohala was Truce Yangson, a new edition to the team. He then...

Varsity Basketball Boys make Kohala proud

Kailena Kaaekuahiwi, Reporter

March 6, 2015


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Congrats to the Kohala High School varsity basketball boys for having another great season. Winning all 12 games during regular season, getting second place for BIIFs, and third for states, you guys sure know how to make not only the school, but the community, proud. The team that consisted of five seniors,...

Brings home another win from our Softball Cowgirls

Desha Yamasaki-Cazimero, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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The JV softball Cowgirls brought home the win against Konawaena Wildcats on their third away game. These girls played a tough defense with three up-three down; they kept one another up and alive by cheering and having a smile on their faces. Antonette Fernanadez (#12) started off the game as the...

Cowgirls Rope Up the Vikings

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

February 23, 2015


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Good Job Cowgirls! On February 21, 2015 the Kohala Cowgirls JV Softball team traveled to Hilo to go against the Hilo Vikings. Starting off the game in the first inning with 13-0 the Kohala dugout was filled with cheering and screaming. In the second inning it started to rain but that did not stop...

Come out and support the Cowgirls!

Kiera Javillonar, Reporter

February 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

The softball team is very promising this year and the talent is outstanding. Head coach of the Junior Varsity team, Stan Gonsalves, says that this is, by far, the most talented team he has seen for Kohala in a long time. Come and enjoy the journey that the girls are taking to get to the top this year! Upcoming...

We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

February 23, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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,...

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