Insight, News, and Opinion by Nick Abramo
  • June 25, 2022

Nick Abramo

HFUSAW’s Freestyle And Greco-Roman Wrestling State Championships Results

—– The Hawaii Federation of USA Wrestling held its Freestyle State Championships on Sunday at the Moanalua High School gym. The day before, HFUSAW ran the Greco-Roman State Championships, also at Moaanalua. Results of both tournaments follow. FREESTYLE STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Menehune Boys – 41-44 1st Place – Deytin Hanaike of Honolulu Wrestling Club 2nd Place […]Read More

Basketball Shot Clock Rule Rises From The Ashes To Be

Things looked really bleak for the Hawaii high school basketball shot clock rule at dawn on Thursday. A sort-of miracle happened around mid-day. Hawaii’s athletic directors voted in favor of a 35-second shot clock rule that will go into effect at the 2024 boys and girls state tournaments. Coaches who Bedrock Sports Hawaii spoke with […]Read More

Hawaii’s Tyger Taam And Akoni Kaaialii Scoop Up Rocky Mountain

—– Hawaii wrestlers Tyger Taam and Akoni Kaaialii came back from Denver with first-place trophies they won last weekend in the Rocky Mountain Nationals wrestling championships. Taam won 18U 132-pound titles in both folkstyle and freestyle competitions, and he is the reigning 132-pound Hawaii state high school champion who will be entering his sophomore season […]Read More

High School Basketball Shot Clock Rule Makes It To HIADA

It was a day of committee voting at annual Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference Wednesday at the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay on the Big Island. Bedrock Sports Hawaii learned early Wednesday evening about how the committees voted on many of the proposals for rules changes being discussed. Interestingly enough, a […]Read More

Wrestling Results From HFUSAW Events On Oahu And Maui; Lahainaluna

—– Results from three Hawaii Federation of USA Wrestling tournaments — the Waialua Greco Scramble and the Waialua Freestyle Scramble at the Waialua High School gym, and the 4MG Maui Style Freestyle Tournament at the Old Wailuku Gym on Maui — held on Saturday, June 4, are below. In other recent news, Lahainaluna High School […]Read More

Hawaii’s Athletic Directors Gather In Kona To Discuss Concerns, Possible

—– This Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference was a yearly thing before COVID-19. After two years of no in-person meetings, high school athletic directors from around the state are gathering in Kona this week to — among many other things — discuss concerns and proposals for possible rules changes. The conference starts Tuesday and […]Read More

WRESTLING NEWS BITS: Nanea Estrella, Diesel Del Rosario And Kevin

—– There’s always a lot going on in the Hawaii wrestling community. Sometimes, it’s easier to get multiple story lines out in one post. So here goes for today: Maui’s Diesel Del Rosario Places Fifth At Western Regionals Maui’s Diesel Del Rosario went to the Western Regionals in Farmington, Utah, and returned home with a […]Read More

Mega Football Matchups: Mililani vs. Mater Dei, And Kahuku Vs.

  —– Hawaii football is very much on the map and it has been for years. The top teams across the state continue to schedule games against some of the best competition in the country. Two of the state’s top football teams will be part of one two-day event in September, according to a […]Read More