Menehune sweep Voyagers in Kalaheo; Raiders, Warriors split

KALAHEO — Waimea High School marksman Kaela Tsuchiya was lamenting coming up one point short following the Menehune’s Kauai Interscholastic Federation air riflery match against the Island School Voyagers on Wednesday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Menehune sweep 2nd round opener

WAIMEA — Waimea High School coach Chad Delanoza was proud of the way the Menehune girls volleyball team took its match against Kauai High School in straight sets Wednesday night at the Clem Gomes Gym in Waimea.

Waimea High looking for baseball coach

Persons interested in the position of baseball coach at Waimea High School are asked to submit their resumes by Oct. 5 to Principal Mahina Anguay at manguay@waimeahs.k12.hi.us.

Kauai women in Na Wahine O Ke Kai

A couple of local women were a part of history as they made the 41-mile trek from Molokai to Oahu. The 40th annual Na Wahine O Ke Kai all-women outrigger canoe race took place over the weekend.

NFL games beginning to suffer under the weight of penalties

It’s been hard to have an NFL football conversation over the past couple weeks without it devolving into a discussion about roughing the passer penalties. The referees have been brandishing their flags like a high school color guard, sending defensive players and fans alike into a collective adolescent meltdown.

Raiders edge Rams in KPWFL game

HANAPEPE — Special teams and defense pushed the Lihue Raiders, Junior PeeWee division, to a 9-6 edge over the Koloa Rams on Saturday during the Kauai Pop Warner Football League games at Hanapepe Stadium.

Coryssa, Casera Silva tops at KAGRA rodeo

POIPU — Coryssa Silva earned All Around Cowgirl honors, and Casera Silva emerged as the Reserve All Around Cowgirl from the Kauai All Girl Rodeo Association event that wrapped up Sunday at the CJM Country Stables.

Raider girls win cross country via tiebreaker

The Kauai High cross country teams resorted to tiebreakers to settle their final placements Saturday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation cross country race hosted by Kapaa High at the course laid out at Kauai Ranch in Kealia.

Taking the points was a solid Saturday decision

The upsets started coming fast and furious on Saturday as teams didn’t seem all that concerned with rankings, point spreads or home crowds. Instead, a bunch of teams with major aspirations for this college football season saw some of that optimism halted in its tracks.