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School encourages sports attendance

School encourages sports attendance

Lin Song, reporter
November 15, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every day, there are announcements of the upcoming matches. There are athletes training hard at the tennis court or practicing for football games on campus. Nevertheless, sometimes it is just like students are watching those guys preparing for the games while keeping out of the affair themselves most...

Tiger Ball

November 12, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Videos

Tigers take on Sabers in OIA playoffs

Austin Watkins, reporter
October 25, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Videos

On Friday, October 18, the McKinley Tigers took on the the Campbell Sabers in the OIA Red Division, Second Round Playoffs. With the Campbell Sabers being the same team that stopped McKinley’s chances of advancing last year, the Tigers entered this game with redemption on their minds. The Tigers...

Tigers defeat Waipahu in playoff; Next up, Campbell

Tigers defeat Waipahu in playoff; Next up, Campbell

Austin Watkins, reporter
October 17, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 12, the McKinley Tigers beat the Waipahu Marauders in the OIA Red Playoff, First Round Game. The Tigers, riding off the momentum of their last win, came into the game with strength and energy. They created a 30 to 7 lead by the second half. It was a hard-fought game with a minor blow to the...

Air Riflery 2013 Season

Air Riflery 2013 Season

Brandon Kong, guest writer
October 15, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This Saturday marked the final and last match of the season for the McKinley Tiger’s Air Rifle team. Under the direction of coach Nicholas Haigler, the team this year went through hard work in each and every game. Practices took place at the shooting range every Tuesday and Friday, afterschool w...

JROTC Tiger Battalion Quarter 1

JROTC Tiger Battalion Quarter 1

Queenie Kiluwe, freelancer
October 12, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first quarter for SY 13-14  has been been very busy for our JROTC  Tiger Battalion. The quarter was packed with many events from community service to competition to parades. The first event of the new school year was the American Heart Association Heart Walk in Kapiolani Park. At the Heart Walk, ...

Soft Tennis: McKinley Seizes Victory for Both Soft Tennis Boys and Girls

Soft Tennis: McKinley Seizes Victory for Both Soft Tennis Boys and Girls

Sharon Washio, freelancer
October 12, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 28, the OIA championships for soft tennis was held at Kaiser High School. McKinley's girl soft tennis team came in as East #1 for girls. with boys as East #2 for boys. In the semifinals, the McKinley girls played against West #2 for girls, Campbell High School, with a victorious win of 2-0...

Gathering together as one

Gathering together as one

Daniel Le, reporter
October 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

Derek Haugen, a senior at McKinley High plays for the bowling team. Haugen wanted to join bowling because when his brother was a freshman, he thought it look pretty fun What motivates him is his family. Haugen’s biggest challenge is his footwork. “The way footwork ties in with bowling is because...

Interest leads to passion

Interest leads to passion

Silvana Bautista, co-editor
October 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

A chance to try something new led to something bigger for Jonathan Seradilla. While he was in the Philippines, his uncle let him try something new, which was shooting with a rifle. He practiced it with targets so that no one would get hurt. It turned out that he had skill. “I had a good shot with...

Caring for the game

Caring for the game

Austin Watkins, reporter
October 4, 2013
Filed under Sports

“A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.”~ Vince Lombardi Our McKinley football team, win or lose, always show off the type of “roars” our tigers have. Our Football team exemplifies the heart and fighting spirit our students have. Senior Jantzen...

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