Bike donation to YWCA will help people get around

Even the smallest gesture can go a long way. The YWCA of Kauai received a donation of five bicycles as well as helmets and reflective bands Wednesday. “The YWCA is always grateful to have any kind of support from our community, the county and the Bikes on Rice program,” said KipuKai Kuali‘i, YWCA of Kauai director of operations.

Kauai riders competing in TKO Enduro

Some from Kauai who challenge the mountain trails with their motorcycles will test their mettle in one of the most difficult challenges — if not the most difficult. Nine riders from Kauai will take part in the 2018 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout Extreme Enduro, which takes place next weekend in Sequatchie, Tenn.

Kauai beats Maui; Waimea edged by BIIF’s Honokaa

In a couple of preseason matchups Friday night, the Kauai Interscholastic Federation was 1-1. Kauai High School defeated Maui, of the Maui Interscholastic League, while Waimea High School lost to Honokaa of the Big Island Interscholastic Federation.

Kaepernick still influencing the NFL — including electronically

Even though it’s been a long time since he’s been on the field, the NFL just can’t get out from under the cloud that is Colin Kaepernick. It was reported last week Kaepernick’s name was edited out of a song in the soundtrack of the video game “Madden NFL 19,” which is set to release today.

Hanalei, Koloa medal at state regatta

A couple of paddling crews representing the Kauai Outrigger Association reached the podium and returned home with medals. The 2018 Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championship regatta took place last weekend at Ke’ehi Lagoon at Oahu. Fourteen crews from KOA competed at states.

Red Raiders win season opener

LIHUE — In his first game at the helm, Red Raiders head coach Jason Apilado got his first career win. Kauai High School’s varsity football team defeated Kalaheo, of the Oahu Interscholastic Association, 40-6, in an inter-league game Friday night at Vidinha Stadium.