The top runners in the girls and boys fields were gone from the leaderboard, but step-up runs from the remainder of the field saw the Kauai High School girls and the Island School boys claim the first Kauai Interscholastic Federation cross country meet Saturday at the Waimea High School campus.
KAPAA — Tropical Storm Olivia was not the only distraction to the Kauai Interscholastic Federation girls volleyball games at Bernice Hundley Gym on Wednesday night when the crowd was obviously driven to stay off the highways and weather the storm at places other than the gym at Kapaa High School. More distractions stirred the crowd of several hundred fans when text messages started popping up — Island School is winning!
Big news delighted Hawaii as it broke that the state would see its next big mixed martial arts show in a decade. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported earlier this week that Honolulu native and women’s flyweight world champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will be the headliner of a Bellator MMA event in December at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu.
One of Kauai’s own will take the stage on what’s being hyped as Hawaii’s biggest mixed martial arts event. Timothy “War” Teves of Kapahi is expected to compete when Bellator MMA hosts a show at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, scheduled for Dec. 15.