Waimea grad Apilado is Raiders’ football coach

Three years ago, Jason Apilado applied to be the head football coach at Kauai High School. He applied again when the position became vacant, and he got the job this time. He was hired earlier this month after former coach Derek Borrero stepped down following the end of this past season.

Former Hawaii QB Bryant Moniz leads youth clinic

LIHUE — A handful of Kauai’s youth football players had the chance to work out with a past Rainbow Warrior on Friday. Former University of Hawaii quarterback Bryant Moniz led a clinic at Isenberg Park.

Gymnasts heading for Las Vegas meet

PUHI — Starting Wednesday, the Kauai Gymnastics Academy will be closed while Jack and Kay Leonard accompany a select group of gymnasts to the Mega Meet in Las Vegas.

Kapahi fighter Timothy ‘War’ Teves wins Destiny MMA championship

LIHUE — Just two fights into his professional career, local mixed martial artist Timothy “War” Teves has already won a championship. “I took out a veteran in the sport. My second pro fight, it was great, man,” Teves said Wednesday. “My performance was amazing. I finished him in the second round due to some brutal elbows — standup elbows and knees.”

Kapaa opens Waimea tournament with win

HANAPEPE — Zoie Recolan hit two home runs and Chloe Sales pitched the Campbell Sabers to a 15-2 win over host Waimea High School during the opening day of the Waimea Invitational softball tournament Thursday at the Hanapepe Stadium complex.

With Schulting’s gold, Dutch are good at short track, too

After an ugly start to the Pyeongchang Games, Suzanne Schulting surprisingly skated into the semifinals, then into today’s final. And then, the giddy 20-year-old Dutchwoman surprisingly reached the top of the podium on the last day of the short-track program.

Waimea Softball Invitational tourney begins today

Campbell High School, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association defending Division I team, and Mililani High School, the Division I runner up team, will be among the field when the 2018 Waimea High School Softball Invitational Tournament starts Thursday at the Hanapepe Stadium complex.