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Port Royal defense too tough for Chafee

Port Royal defense too tough for Chafee

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele After dropping their first game of the season in the prior weekend, USS Port Royal (CG 73) Admirals used a smothering, pressure defense to stop USS Chafee (DDG 90) and roll to a 48-28 win on March 24 in an Afloat Division intramural basketball game […]

Young I’s avenge loss with win over 545 TC

Young I’s avenge loss with win over 545 TC

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele The last time The Young I’s (8th Intelligence Squadron) squared off against the 545th Transportation Company (545 TC), the team was stunned at the buzzer by a walk-off, game-winning shot by Army Sgt. Brian Robinson. While Robinson was a no-show for the second meeting of […]

PCP hangs on for must-win game over Missouri

PCP hangs on for must-win game over Missouri

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele With the playoffs looming ever so close, Pearl City Peninsula (PCP) needed to defeat USS Missouri (SSN 780), the top team in the Afloat Division, to keep their post-season hopes alive. In a game where the score was tied several times from the opening buzzer […]

Averett comes back strong to lead Hopper to win

Averett comes back strong to lead Hopper to win

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele Stop Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Anthony Averett and you’ve got a good chance of beating USS Hopper (DDG 70). However, if Averett gets going, you’d better be prepared for a dogfight. After recovering from an injury in Hopper’s second game of the season, a […]

Battle of top division teams goes to Port Royal 'B'

Battle of top division teams goes to Port Royal ‘B’

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele A game where two of the top teams square off can either be a thing of beauty, where all of the elements of the sport move with elegance and synchronicity, or it can be a drag out brawl, where teams fight for every inch of […]

647 CES nears century mark in blowout win

647 CES nears century mark in blowout win

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho’okele With nothing to lose and not much at stake, the basketball matchup between the first-place 647th Civil Engineer Squadron (647 CES) and cellar-dweller Pit of Misery had all the makings of a loose and pressure-less game and that’s exactly what took place. In a game […]

Big game by Kelsh leads JPJ over Hopper

Big game by Kelsh leads JPJ over Hopper

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Zach Kelsh threw down 19 points and played a solid game down at the post to lead USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) to a 46-33 win over USS Hooper (DDG 70) March 10 in an Afloat Division […]

Too much firepower leads Port Royal over Louisville

Too much firepower leads Port Royal over Louisville

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele Not since 2014, when USS Port Royal (CG 73) won the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) intramural basketball championship, has the ship gotten out to the kind of season it has so far this year. In the latest battle of the 2018 season, Port Royal […]

Shaw takes control to lead 647 CES to victory

Shaw takes control to lead 647 CES to victory

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In a showdown against the division-leading 545th Transportation Company (545 TC), star forward Staff Sgt. Elvis Shaw of the 647th Civil Engineer Squadron (647 CES) was locked in and ready to go long before the first tip-off of the game. With the minutes ticking down […]

The Young I’s get back on track with big win

The Young I’s get back on track with big win

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In need of a win after facing two back-to-back tough defeats, The Young I’s (8th Intelligence Squadron) rode the back of star guard Tech. Sgt. Robert Ford and pulled away early to gain an easy 74-27 victory over Pit of Misery on March 6 in […]