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High School Athletics vs College Athletics

Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 28, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

2014 Tennis State Championships

2014 Tennis State Championships

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 6, 2014


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This year marked an important hallmark for the Kohala High School tennis team as they sent six players to the 2014 HHSAA Tennis State Championships. This was the most that had ever represented Kohala at the tournament,  a fact the made Coach Hermann Fernandez very proud. The tournament was held in beautiful...

Gabriella Boyle places 3rd at Track and Field BIIF Championships!

Gabriella Boyle places 3rd at Track and Field BIIF Championships!

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter

May 6, 2014


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Congratulations to Kohala's freshman Gabriella Boyle who brought home the bronze medal in the 400 meter dash this past Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the BIIF track and field championships. Boyle is the only freshman on the island to place in an individual running event that day. She ran track in middle school...

Cowgirls Softball Goes to STATES!

Cowgirls Softball Goes to STATES!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 24, 2014


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April 23, 2014 - With the tension already building on the field between Kohala and Honoka'a, the game scene had already been set. Before the game started the crowd came and surrounded the fence of the softball field. On the left side Kohala fans sat ready to cheer on their team, along with the Cowgirls...

Kometani and Steinhoff Get Last Spot at States

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 24, 2014


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Scheduled to play against Iolani at 4:30 at Punahou, Kohala's doubles duo Kassie Kometani and Isabel Steinhoff flew to Oahu yesterday and prepared themselves for a tough match. Iolani finished eighth at the ILH Tennis Championships while Kometani and Steinhoff finished eighth at the BIIF Tennis Championships....

Boys Volleyball Make It To Play Offs!

Chawncy Mohala Kaholoa'a-Kumukoa, Reporter

April 22, 2014


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April 21, 2014 we got the "W" against Pahoa. Kohala won in three sets! The score was 25-17, 26-24, 25-21. It was a very tough game; our boys were on fire. This game is the game to see if they go to play off or were done and our season is over. Our Kohala boys mean to have a chance to go states if they...

Cowgirls Tennis Gets One More Chance At States

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter

April 22, 2014


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This past Saturday, April 19, was the Big Island Interscholatic Federation tennis championship tournament.  The girls doubles duo, Kassie Kometani and Isabel Steinhoff, played two consolation matches in order to qualify for states. Unfortunately, the duo fell short and received 8th place in the tournament....

Crazy Day for Cowgirls Softball!

Denae Rivera, Reporter

April 21, 2014


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April, 19, 2014 - The softball team headed to Kamehameha Schools Kea'au campus to play a double-header playoff game. The hectic day started at 7:00 a.m. when the Cowgirls leaped on the bus and began their journey all the way to Kea'au. The first playoff game was scheduled for 11 a.m. and the second,...

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