Dave Jones finishes race on Kauai to become the first man to run a marathon in every state, on every continent, in one year

Red Raiders hold off Menehune

LIHUE — Kauai High School’s Finn Haake went for a bucket in the third quarter Wednesday night against Waimea at the Kauai High School gym. The shot was blocked by Waimea’s Jason Newall and the Menehune gained possession, triggering enthusiastic cheering from the several hundred people that jammed the Raiderdome for the Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys basketball game that saw the Red Raiders claim a 56-47 victory over Waimea.

Warriors beat Red Raiders 4-0

LIHUE — Warriors senior forward April Barnes scored two goals as Kapaa High School’s varsity girls soccer team defeated Kauai High School, 4-nil, on a windy Wednesday afternoon at Vidinha Stadium.

Fast start for ‘Bows with conference play afoot

Things have gone about as well as Eran Ganot could have hoped through the team’s first four conference games. The University of Hawaii got a split on their opening road trip and then picked up a pair of home wins last week to start the Big West season with a 3-1 record.

Kauai Senior Softball season underway

Despite the massive traffic snafu and the threat of a missile attack, the Kauai Senior Softball League opened the 2018 season at Hanapepe softball complex. Under brilliant blue skies, league commissioner Pat Baniaga conducted the opening ceremonies, including leading the fans and teams in the national anthem and “Hawaii Pono‘i.”

KIF swimmers make waves

A smaller field of Kauai Interscholastic Federation pushed four KIF record-paced swims and picked up 12 state qualifying swims, Saturday at the KIF qualifying swim meet hosted by Island School at the YMCA pool.