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Sugui shares her experiences in softball

Sugui shares her experiences in softball

February 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tiare Sugui, a senior here at McKinley High School, has been playing softball for four years. She was given the choice by her parents to choose two sports to play and one of her choices was softball. Softball is a competitive sport. It takes time to catch up with all the skills and it takes a lot o...

The Awesomness and Funatude that is… Cross Country

Sean Gleason, co-editor

February 23, 2014


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Let's get one thing straight... I love Cross Country. Now that that's out of the way, let's talk about what makes it so great. What is Cross Country? It is a running sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain. The course is typically five kilometers or ...

McKinley Loses to Roosevelt, 52-54

Daniel Le, reporter

January 23, 2014


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McKinley lost to Roosevelt at McKinley’s gymnasium on Wednesday night Jan. 8, a close game of 52-54. Coach Duane Omori said that McKinley’s strength was their quickness, quick buckets and toughness. The team has to work on is their focus and regrouping, but they finish the game off strong. Omori s...

Tiger expresses inner passion

Lin Song, reporter

January 21, 2014


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“Volleyball has become a part of my life,” said Jazmayne Williams, a girl who loves this sport and has worked hard on it the past three years. She played volleyball for the first time when she was a freshman. Since the first try, Williams began to have interest in this sport. Volleyball is...

JV, Varsity boys lose to Kahuku

Jacky Hua-Vo, photography

January 13, 2014


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Boys Varsity Basketball Final. Kahuku 87...Tigers 83 Boys Varsity Basketball: Tigers-Kahuku all tied at 75. Going to overtime. Boys Basketball JV Final: Kahuku 47...Tigers 29.

Jediah, Jonas, and Jayson’s seriousness and fun in paddling

Sean Gleason, Co-editor

January 13, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Rain or shine, Jediah Arellano, Jonas Almoguera and Jayson Bautista enjoy paddling and all of its glory. Paddling is a sport that consists of a small crew of individuals racing their canoe against other crews in a race to the finish. “The most important part about paddling is trusting your crew," Almog...

Tigers take on Roosevelt in boys basketball

Jacky Hua-Vo, photographer

January 10, 2014


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January 8 Boys Varsity Basketball Final: Roosevelt 54...Tigers 52. Boys JV Basketball Final: Tigers 59...Roosevelt 43

Wrestlers begin season

Wrestlers begin season

Kay Tehotu, guest writer

December 16, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last weekend, McKinley wrestlers competed in a tournament hosted at Kalaheo gym. Both first-year wrestlers and returnees wrestled. “It was scary and exciting,” said Fuamete Fuiava, a first-year wrestler. Most people find wrestling to be a dangerous sport to join, but for others wrestli...

MHS Boys Beat University in Basketball Classic

December 11, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dec. 6 Day 3 Hawaii Self Storage McKinley Boys Basketball Classic. Varsity Final. McKinley 54...University 52   Day 3 Hawaii Self Storage McKinley Boys Basketball Classic. JV Final. McKinley 47...University 39.

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