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Winner takes all in final Captain’s Cup competition

Winner takes all in final Captain’s Cup competition

Story and photo by CS1 Alyssa Crowder Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Contributing Writer Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) command Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) representatives hosted a series of sporting events during the command Captain’s Cup at various locations on JBPHH March 4. Participants included Navy and Air Force service members from the transient personnel […]

The Young I’s punch ticket to the championship game

The Young I’s punch ticket to the championship game

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In their first season together, The Young I’s (8th Intelligence Squadron) finished with a 6-2 record and tied for first place in the Above 30 White Division. After beating the Headquarters Pacific Air Forces (HQ PACAF)/ 613th Air and Space Operation Center (613 AOC) 57-52 […]

545 TC keeps title hopes alive with 10-point win

545 TC keeps title hopes alive with 10-point win

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele In the final game of the season, the 545th Transportation Company (545 TC) played without scoring leader Army Sgt. Brian Robinson and lost by only three points. Squaring off against the 647th Civil Engineer Squadron (647 CES), 2017 season champs, Robinson showed just how much […]

Streaking Hopper dominant in win over Port Royal

Streaking Hopper dominant in win over Port Royal

Story and photo by Randy Dela Cruz Sports Editor, Ho‘okele After coming home from deployment five weeks ago, USS Hopper (DDG 70) basketball squad has come on strong and may have earned bragging rights in the Afloat Division after its performance against USS Port Royal (CG 73) Admirals. Squaring off against the top team in […]

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 […]