Insight, News, and Opinion by Nick Abramo
  • February 25, 2021

Nick Abramo

By Popular And Unwritten Decree, Fireworks Are ‘Legal’ In Hawaii

Editor’s note: This story was written for the Bedrock Sports Hawaii audience, but it also may enlighten the Bedrock Sports Marlboro readers about a particular anarchical situation involving fireworks in Hawaii. Therefore, it will run on both websites. — Fireworks are illegal in Hawaii, yet fireworks are “legal” in Hawaii. The word legal has quotation […]Read More

New NHL Divisional Alignment: Weird, But Interesting

The NHL was simple before the 1967-68 season. Six teams. No divisions. Top four teams made the playoffs. Two did not go to the postseason. It’s 53 years later and things are drastically different. There are 26 more franchises in the two-nation landscape and there have been almost the same amount of revisions to the […]Read More

ILH Takes The Hawaii Lead In Scrapping Sports: COVID-19 Vanquishes

Right before COVID-19 hit like a brick last March, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association successfully finished the state wrestling tournament in February. It’s been nearly a year since they HHSAA got that event in right under the wire, and fortunately, Kysen Terukina of Kamehameha and Nanea Estrella of Lahainaluna squeezed in a fourth state […]Read More

John John Florence Scratches Back To Beat Gabriel Medina For

Editor’s Note: This story was updated throughout the Pipe Masters finals day today. — Author’s note: Normally, I would be driving on Kamehameha Highway and then reaching Ehukai Beach in the morning. Not this year, with COVID-19. No fans, no press at the Pipe Masters. In past years, there would be no real panic, other […]Read More

Four Former Saint Louis School QBs Among Those Making A

Tua Tagovailoa of the Miami Dolphins is getting the most press lately among former Hawaii high school football stars. But he is just one of two starting QBs in the NFL from Hawaii. The other, Marcus Mariota, catapulted to the starting role for the Las Vegas Raiders after Derek Carr’s injury. As a matter of […]Read More

High school sports in Hawaii in spring of 2021? No

Editors will tell you that there is no reason to write a story if nothing happens. True, kind of. But this here article I’ve got for you today is a “no word on anything” story and, believe it or not, it’s huge and sad. And despite the fact that thousands of our Hawaii teenagers are […]Read More

Back In The Saddle: Seventh Grade Hooliganism And The Amazing

Author’s note: This story will appear in sister sites BedrockSportsMarlboro.com and BedrockSportsHawaii.com. Warning, it might spark the interest of the Marlboro people quite a bit more than the Hawaii people. Sorry about that. Hawaii-based stories will return soon, too. I promise. — Writing is easy, right? Write! Right. Wright? What up with that? Looks like […]Read More

No 2020 Marlboro Vs. Hudson Thanksgiving Day Game: Are You

Editor’s note: This story will appear in both of our sites, BedrockSportsMarlboro.com and BedrockSportsHawaii.com. ——— What in hootin’ hell is going on here? No Marlboro vs. Hudson Thanksgiving Day rivalry game? Impossible. The reverberations of this decision are being felt as far away as Hawaii — by me anyway. Honestly, this development is incredible. That […]Read More

Hawaii’s Victoria Lee, Only 16, Plans To Make MMA Waves

Hawaii’s Victoria Lee is not done high school, but by turning pro, she is done with high school wrestling for Mililani. That’s because Lee — a 16-year-old junior in high school — signed with One Championship a few weeks ago. She’s following in the same path as sister Angela Lee, the One atomweight world champion, […]Read More