Welp, it’s that time of the year again. It’s the time when I’m pitted against nearly every college football fan in the state — Hawaii vs. San Jose State.
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.
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.
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.