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High school football: Warriors, Daggers named sportsmanship winners

| Nov 12 2014 - 1:00am | Comments

The Kamehameha Warriors and Pahoa Daggers were awarded with the Sportsmanship Trophy by the Big Island Football Officials Association on Oct. 31. Since 1978 the award is given to the Big Island Interscholastic Federation football team — or teams — demonstrating the best sportsmanship, with emphasis on respect. This year, each co-winner will keep the trophy for six months.

  1. | Posted: Aug 29 2014 - 11:41pm

    Waiakea senior slotback Joe Alvarez is one of his team’s “tasers,” the electroshock weapon nickname given by coach Moku Rita, who’s counting on a six-pack of rushers to balance the offense.

  2. | Posted: Aug 29 2014 - 1:00am

    Hilo senior Kui Mortensen was a starter at cornerback last season, but he wasn’t a member of the defense’s Great Wall of Seven, a combination of linemen and linebackers considered to be one of the best in school and league history.

  3. | Posted: Aug 29 2014 - 1:00am

    Every single day, there was always an eagle soaring above Pono Davis, who knows it isn’t easy to match the high achievements of his brother Paka Davis.

  4. | Posted: Aug 29 2014 - 1:00am

    Every single day, there was always an eagle soaring above Pono Davis, who knows it isn’t easy to match the high achievements of his brother Paka Davis.

  5. | Posted: Aug 29 2014 - 1:00am

    Hilo senior Kui Mortensen was a starter at cornerback last season, but he wasn’t a member of the defense’s Great Wall of Seven, a combination of linemen and linebackers considered to be one of the best in school and league history.

  6. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:03pm

    Quick hitters

  7. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:03pm

    Quick hitters

  8. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:03pm

    Konawaena head coach Cliff Walters says that the theme throughout the roster is “multiuse.” His quarterback might throw a pass one play and catch a touchdown the next. A defensive end might not only rush the passer, but also tote the rock.

  9. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:03pm

    Konawaena head coach Cliff Walters says that the theme throughout the roster is “multiuse.” His quarterback might throw a pass one play and catch a touchdown the next. A defensive end might not only rush the passer, but also tote the rock.

  10. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:01pm

    In what’s probably the largest roster turnover in league history, Keaau’s football team will be something of a grand exercise in answering basic questions.

  11. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:01pm

    In what’s probably the largest roster turnover in league history, Keaau’s football team will be something of a grand exercise in answering basic questions.

  12. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:01pm

    Kealakehe finds itself in an unfamiliar position entering the 2014 Big Island Interscholastic Federation football season — on the comeback trail.

  13. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 11:01pm

    Kealakehe finds itself in an unfamiliar position entering the 2014 Big Island Interscholastic Federation football season — on the comeback trail.

  14. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 1:00am

    The grass is frayed in some parts, but it’s playable.

  15. | Posted: Aug 28 2014 - 1:00am

    When it’s game night in Pahala, everyone knows.