Insight, News, and Opinion by Nick Abramo
  • October 21, 2021

Nick Abramo

Notre Dame’s Spencer Stastney Is My Idea Of What A

Hockey players come in all shapes, sizes and talents. You’ve got the goal scorers, the goaltenders, the playmakers, the tough customers on defense, the grinders, the enforcers. Give me a strong-skating, puck-moving, pass-first, play-the-body, shot-blocking defenseman any day. Add in a little bit of shiftiness and scoring ability and you’ve hit gold, in my opinion. […]Read More

ILH Spring Begins: Hawaiian Mission And Island Pacific Meet In

In one small way of looking at it, Hawaiian Mission Academy’s boys volleyball victory over Island Pacific Academy on Thursday night was just another match. But there is a larger context here and that one is spelled with a capital C. COVID-19 has upended so many people’s lives, but the fact that this match was […]Read More

Sacred Hearts Rises To Top Of ILH Girls Sporter Air

Sacred Hearts continued its mastery of Interscholastic League of Honolulu sporter air riflery. The Lancers won the league championship for the third time in four years and also got a second-place individual finish of junior Autumn Garlutzo.     Mid-Pacific senior Mindy Higa became the individual champion, scoring a combined 541-15 in prone, standing and […]Read More

‘Iolani’s Jolie Nguyễn Steals Show And Championship At ILH Meet

What a wonderful memory this will be in the distant future for ‘Iolani freshman Jolie Nguyen. Nguyen ran the 2-mile distance at Mid-Pacific Institute in 13 minutes, 14.49 seconds to earn the Interscholastic League of Honolulu cross country championship. Freshman Jolie Nguyen won Saturday’s ILH championship race and her ‘Iolani team placed second behind Punahou. […]Read More

Easy As 2-3-4: ‘Iolani Boys Run To ILH Cross Country

In a way, it’s a cross country coach’s dream — a No. 2, 3 and 4 finish. No need the race winner to get to the ultimate goal of the team championship, right? Get the pack near the front and, yup, that’s how you do it. The ‘Iolani boys captured the Interscholastic League of Honolulu […]Read More