The Pinion

Sports builds character

Sammie Yee, reporter

April 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sports have always been regarded as something that builds character. “Trust is important. If you do not have 100% trust in your team, you will fall,” senior Kairis Yam said. Yam was involved in competitive cheerleading for two years. To have a solid foundation in a team, one must have full...

Individual sports still require team communication

Individual sports still require team communication

Sammie Yee, reporter

April 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

“You must have good sportsmanship and be able to support each other,” freshman Henry Trinh said. Trinh said an individual sport such as cross country still requires good communication with team members to become a better athlete. Cross country runners cannot receive any help when they run....

Hoop Dreams

Karrina Johnson, Reporter

March 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

Shoes squeaking. Clock ticking. Crowd cheering. Basketball is one of the most popular American sports right now. Whether you’re playing to compete or for fun, it’s a good way to stay active. My Dad is a big basketball fan. “I remember when I got my first basketball when I was about eight, and...

McKinley’s softball field blessed in

Sean Gleason and photography class

February 28, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the sky cleared and the sun shone down, members of the McKinley’s softball team, students from Leilani Okuda’s team sports class, Principal Ron Okamura, Athletic Director Bob Morikuni and news organizations gathered for the blessing of McKinley’s softball field. First, Morikuni shared a few ...

Paddling impels Allen Zhang to succeed

Paddling impels Allen Zhang to succeed

Jane Lavea, Co-Web Editor

February 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

Senior Allen Zhang has been paddling since freshmen year. Teammates said that he is the heart of the team. Zhang wants to become a physical therapist assistant because he likes working with people. He plans on attending Kapiolani Community College. Zhang learns teamwork in paddling. In addition,...

Boys Basketball vs. Kaiser Jan. 17

Jacky Hua-Vo, photography class

January 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

January 17, 2015 JV Tigers lost 53-44. Varsity Tigers lost 52-41 Check stats here http://scoringlive.com/boysbasketball/gamesummary.php?gameid=13180.

Boys Basketball vs. Maryknoll Dec. 5

Jacky Hua-Vo, photography class

January 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Dec. 15, Varsity Tigers beat Maryknoll 63-61. Check out stats here http://scoringlive.com/boysbasketball/gamesummary.php?gameid=13834.

Girls Basketball vs. Kalani

Jackiy Hua-Vo

January 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tiger Varsity lost 39-31 Tiger JV lost 26-7 Check out Varsity stats here http://scoringlive.com/girlsbasketball/gamesummary.php?gameid=13533.

Bryce Takenaka chooses the perfect lane

Bryce Takenaka chooses the perfect lane

Sean Gleason, Co-editor

December 19, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Every journey starts with the first step. For HHSAA Bowling Champion Bryce Takenaka (11), he didn’t even think of going down the path of bowling. "I wasn’t very active at first," Takenaka said. It was only after his grandma persuaded him to participate in her friend's outside bowl...

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