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.
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.”
Because Kapaa’s boys soccer team reached the title match, I was able to watch them on TV.
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.
One by one, the best in American figure skating fell to the ice, their Olympic hopes dashed in the opening seconds of their short programs at the Pyeongchang Games.
Michelle Gisin of Switzerland won the women’s Olympic Alpine combined on Thursday with an aggressive slalom run to beat Mikaela Shiffrin.
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.