Talk Story: Dustin Barca

Dustin Barca has lived a rather eclectic life. The mixed martial arts fighter from Kilauea was a pro surfer, a one-time Kauai mayoral candidate, and for a time owned a farm.

Altercation leads to suspension of boys soccer match

LIHUE — An on-field incident led to a Kauai Interscholastic Federation varsity boys soccer match between Kapaa and Waimea high schools to be suspended. The Wednesday incident was described as an altercation between individual players that led to the benches clearing.

Island defends home field, tops Kauai

PUHI — The Voyagers are on a two-game win streak. Island School’s varsity boys soccer team defeated Kauai High School, 2-0, Wednesday afternoon at the Island School campus in Puhi.

Red Raider girls clinch title

PUHI — The Red Raider girls clinched their first league title since 2014. Kauai High School’s varsity girls soccer team defeated Island School, 10-0, Tuesday afternoon at Island School in Puhi to win the Kauai Interscholastic Federation championship.

Clemson’s dominance was all in the game plan

There are times when you look at a blowout score and think, “That wasn’t really indicative of the way the game went.” Other times you may think, “This game was exactly as one-sided as the scoreboard showed.” Monday’s College Football Playoff championship game was both. Let me explain.

Kauai Senior Softball opens 49th season

HANAPEPE — There was an abundance of hugs, back slapping, and big smiles as Mayor Derek Kawakami tossed out the first pitch to open the 49th Kauai Senior Softball season Saturday at the Hanapepe Stadium Softball complex.