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624th Region Support Group outlasts JPAC in three sets

624th Region Support Group outlasts JPAC in three sets

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Following an early timeout in the first set, the 624th Region Support Group (624 RSG) rallied together to overcome and outlast Joint Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Command (JPAC) in three sets, 22-25, 25-15 and 15-12, in a season-opening Blue Division intramural volleyball matchup […]

Renowned BMX stunt rider teaches joint base kids

Renowned BMX stunt rider teaches joint base kids

Story and photos by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele From July 21-25, BMX riders and skateboarding kids from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were treated to a camp that was run by world-class BMXer Brian “Yella” Gavagan at the Hickam Outdoor Skate Park. Gavagan, whose list of accomplishments in the world of professional BMX rivals […]

Pearl Harbor Futbol Club stands alone at division’s top

Pearl Harbor Futbol Club stands alone at division’s top

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele The defending Summer League champs Pearl Harbor Futbol Club (PHFC) came through their first test of the season with flying colors by beating Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH), 3-0, in a matchup of the undefeated Summer League teams on July 19 at Quick Field, Joint […]

Youth sports serves up fun with tennis camp

Youth sports serves up fun with tennis camp

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele This summer, the folks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Youth Sports division raised the bar when it came to providing quality, fun-filled youth sports camps for military families. It’s not always easy to balance skill-enhancing instruction that keeps the focus […]

Armed Forces Hawaii FC prepares for Defender’s Cup

Armed Forces Hawaii FC prepares for Defender’s Cup

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Perhaps spurred on by the recent coverage of the World Cup, or maybe it was just their love for the sport, but two local Sailors have decided that it is high time that Hawaii’s military athletes get a chance to showcase their talent to the […]

Lady Paniolos bring Wahine Koa dynasty to end

Lady Paniolos bring Wahine Koa dynasty to end

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele After a three-season run as women’s flag football champs, the Wahine Koa was finally tumbled out of the top spot by the upstart Lady Paniolos, 18-12, on July 13 in the championship game of the Ohana Sports Alliance women’s flag football league at Manana Community […]

Navy inspired Tanner holds big dreams for future

Navy inspired Tanner holds big dreams for future

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele With mottos such as “striving for the excellence in you,” retired Navy Lt. Donta Tanner has used lessons that he learned while serving in uniform for 20 years to reach the pinnacle of bodybuilding by earning his pro card at the 2012 International Federation Bodybuilding […]

Female figure athlete balances family and sport

Female figure athlete balances family and sport

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Being a mother of two and the wife of a Navy senior chief is more than enough to keep any spouse busy. Throw in a life that incorporates one of the toughest sports to compete in, and you have a picture of what it’s like […]

Wahine Koa squares off against Lady Paniolos for title

Wahine Koa squares off against Lady Paniolos for title

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele In sports, they say that in order to be the champs, you’ve got to beat the champs, but for the first time in their storied championship run of five seasons, the defending champs Wahine Koa will enter July 13′s Ohana Sports Alliance women’s flag football […]

COMSUBPAC rallies past VP-47 with grand slam

COMSUBPAC rallies past VP-47 with grand slam

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Down by five runs, Commander Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) needed a big swing to get back into the game and they got one in a thunderous way. Facing two outs in the top of the fourth, COMSUBPAC loaded the bases and with one […]