Defense sparks Waimea shutout

Waimea High School scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to cap a 21-0 win over the Honoka‘a Dragons Saturday night before an audience that swelled with the setting sun at Hanapepe Stadium.

Correa scholarship sends Lugo off

Whitney Lugo, a 2019 graduate of Kauai High School, pot a last-minute surprise Tuesday evening at the Kauai High School gym where practices for fall sports peppered the air with sounds of excitement.

Mary Kealoha claims Ladies Night

MANA — Mary Kealoha claimed the Napa Ladies Night special race event when the Garden Isle Racing Association hosted its drag races Aug. 3 at Kauai Raceway Park in Mana.

Kauai High seeks soccer coaches

The Kauai High School athletic department is accepting resumes from people interested in becoming assistant coaches for the Red Raider boys soccer program at both the varsity and junior-varsity levels.

Three win at Mitchell Ota Championships

WAILUA — Ike Tydingco recently took up golfing and came up short Sunday at the 2019 Mitchell Ota Match Play Championship presented by the Kauai Junior Golf Association at Wailua Golf Course.

Kato breaks Fast Company’s win streak

Kato, an Olson 30, capitalized on the return of the trade winds to take the opening race of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club’s Gene Wells Memorial Series Thursday afternoon in Nawiliwili Harbor.

Islanders bring home crown

The Islanders of the Kauai Senior Softball League were down 2-0 following two innings of play against Kolohe in the finals of the F division at the Hawaii State Senior Softball Tournament last week in Kona.

Kauai Pop Warner kicks off

The fall tackle football and cheer season recently got underway for hundreds of youth in the Kauai Pop Warner Football League.

Launch like Lenson

LIHUE — A bodyboard competition will be held this weekend at Shipwrecks Beach to celebrate the lives of Trey Contrades and Lenson Perez.

Two Kauai Futsal teams return champions

LIHUE — The players came from all over the island — from the North Shore to the Westside — to create the Kauai Futsal 10 and under, and 12 and under teams that represented the Garden Island at the Eighth annual Hawaii Futsal Championships on the Big Island.

Kauai freediver in championship

Team America of the United States Freediving Federation set new national records at the Caribbean Cup in Roatan, Honduras over the last several days.

HSJGA hosts championship in Poipu

POIPU — Niki Upson of Princeville will partner with Jessica Hreljac of Lihue when the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association hosts the Mixed Team Championship this weekend at the Poipu Bay Golf Course.

Raiders notch road pre-season win

Keawe Parongao pulled in a seven-yard aerial from quarterback A. Passi to put Kauai High School on the board against Kalaheo High School Friday night during a preseason football game at Kailua High School’s Alex Kane Stadium on Oahu.

Spirit of the Na Pali Challenge

Onlookers and paddlers were in high spirits even as thunder rumbled and storm clouds lingered over Hanalei Bay on Sunday for the start of the 22nd annual Na Pali Challenge.

‘The best feeling ever’

HANALEI — The Hana Canoe Club from Maui brought one team to the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association State Championship Regatta on Saturday.

Playing for Kapono and Duke Pavao

LIHUE — Kapono and Duke Pavao of Lihue were born with a rare blood disorder, Hemophilia A, said Sherri Sanchez Holcomb of the Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club.

Shigemoto gets first pro card

LIHUE — Taylor Shigemoto became the first International Federation of Body Building winner from Kauai when he earned four first place awards, and four IFBB professional cards during the 2019 Team Collegiate Masters National Championships that wrapped up July 20 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.