KAUMAKANI — Offense took center stage in the Kauai Senior Softball League with runaway run-scoring in the weekend contests at the islands two smallest ballparks. Ohana set up housekeeping at the tiny confines of Eleele Stadium, and Kuku’s Aces swept the carpet at the tropical gem in Kaumakani.
The brackets have been released, and the two representatives from the Kauai Interscholastic Federation know what lies ahead of them. The 2019 DataHouse Softball State Championships-Division II state tournament begins Wednesday at the Patsy T. Mink Field on Maui. The seedings and brackets were released last week.
HANAPEPE — Earlier this month, the owners of Island Gym & Fitness received a shipment of new equipment for their gym on Kauai’s Westside.
I was still pumped about the Sharks’ double overtime win to force Game 7. I said to them that even though hockey is not as popular as the other major sports, playoff hockey is the most exciting. The others looked at me as if I had just said the most stupid thing possible. Hear me out.
HANAPEPE — The Warriors put an end to their second-round losing streak. Kapaa High School’s varsity baseball team defeated Waimea High School, 4-3, Wednesday afternoon at Hanapepe Stadium to end the Kauai Interscholastic Federation regular season.
LIHUE — For a fourth consecutive year, local jiu-jitsu school Lions MMA went to Oahu to compete. Members of the school took part in the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) Pacific Championship on April 13 at Radford High School in Honolulu.
University of Hawaii’s men’s golf team will make an unusual third appearance on Kauai this season. After hosting the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational in October on Kauai’s North Shore and then hosting the John A. Burns Intercollegiate at the Wailua Golf Course in February, UH will return to Wailua to host the Big West conference championships. The two-day tournament begins April 29.
LIHUE — After years of being the third wheel in the league, the Menehune this season will contend for the league championship. Waimea High School’s varsity baseball team defeated Kauai High School, 4-2, Wednesday night at Vidinha Stadium to clinch the second round of the Kauai Interscholastic Federation season.
Waimea High School’s varsity softball team defeated Kauai High School in both games of Saturday’s softball doubleheader at Isenberg Park.