Headlines: Locker Removal From Buildings Begins Friday Delinquent Lists Posted Press Club to Award Scholarships Kalene Shim Vying In Junior Miss Cooperative Education Selects Students Now ROTC Goes Mountaineering Tigers Take On Young Cougars Tonight at MHS
Headlines: 1977-78 Course Selecting Begins on Feb. 1 Ma's and Pa's Store Calling For Non-Perishable Foodstuff Earthwatch Program Seeks Those Wih Creativity, Leadership MHS To Celebrate Black and Gold Day on Friday Tigers Upset Bulldogs, 47-41 - In Three-Way Tie For Second Soccer Team Beats Moanalua, 6-1, Faces Kaiser Next Jayvee Baseball Team Defeats Kalaheo, 3-1 Tiger Wrestlers Fall To Kaiser, 46-12
Varsity hoopsters improve record to 4-10 Varsity Basketball After posting a 3-10 record in pre-season, the Mick Varsity Cagers improved their season to 4-10 and ended up fourth in OIA's Honolulu District. In previous seasons the Tigers had never had more than two wins since they joined the OIA. Losses to Windward District powerhouses Kahuku, 91-64, and Kalaheo, 61-35, began the season. But the Tigers picked up their first win over Farrington, the eventual Honolulu cellars. Still no consistency prevailed with losses to District Champs Kalani, 36-28, and Roosevelt, 47-39. Then two Tiger victims were Kaimuki and Kaiser and it looked as if the Tigers were on their way. But not so--they lost six consecutive games to Kailua, 60-44, Castle, 60-46, Kaimuki, 58-49, Kalani, 58-42, Kaiser, 69-56, and Roosevelt, 54-31. Although the second round of competition proved disastrous, the Micks pulled off a win over Farrington, 75-59, in the season finale. The 1977 team had great potential but had a disappointing season due to the inconsistency of the teams in the Honolulu District. Hampered by no-shows, transfers, and personnel problems, a practically whole new staff showed good potential for coming years. First year Head Coach Glen Hookano should have no problem bringing an even better record next year.
Headlines: Today's 'Rong Show' Featurs MHS Talent Ex-Cons Urge Better Programs Uni-Club May Cancel Some Clubs Miss McKinley, Drill, Pep Squads Publicize Carnival SPORTS Cagers Challenge Kaimuki Next, Lose To Roosevelt Rough Riders, 47-39 Tigers Stun Chargers, 4-0 Riflers Roll Over Pearl City Sierra, Science Clubs Vie in Basketball Games Roosevelt Presents 'Bye Bye Birdie'
Harriers place seventh in state; swimmers rebuild with sophs Cross Country Swimming Cross Country made a big comeback in 1976-77. This year with enough girls to make a varsity and jayvee, the McKinley harriers gave the OIA mean competition. The Cross Country members placed second at both Kaiser and Kalani and fourth at Roosevelt in preliminary meets. At Kailua Field they placed fourth at the Windward Championships. In their second meet at Waialua, they came in sixth out of 17 teams. At Punahou, they took fourth out of 21 teams. Finally, in the OIA Championships, the girls placed 5th out of 21 teams and in the state tourney placed seventh out of 35 teams. With a team containing ten sophomores and one freshman, Coach Tom Marks should have no problems sporting even a better team next year.
The McKinley Swim Team started practice for the swimming season a bit late, but in spite of this handicap a few of the swimmers managed to place in the OIA qualifying meet. Derek Gaspar, a senior, qualified and swam in the state championships that were held at Hilo High School on February 20 and 21. A freshman at Central Intermediate, Norma Santiago, did exceptionally well in the qualifying meet but missed the cut by .1 second. After completing several meets the medalists for the team were, Ricardo Villar, who took two silver medals, Norma Santiago, who took one gold, and Jonathan Shun who took fourth and fifth place ribbons.
Headlines: Carnival Announces Food Booth Assignments for Clubs New Campus Aide Joins Staff College Bound Meetings Slated For Juniors and Sophomores WIS to Celebrate Jubiliee With Luau History Classes Attend Trial at Circuit Court Family Relations Students Share Cultural Backgrounds Miss Hawaii Nat'l Teenager Contest Seeks Contestants Sharpshooters Outscored by Mules
Headlines: Invited to Inaugural All Aliens Must Register During January 'Hello, Dolly' Involves Choral Ensemble, Song, Dance Teams Carnival Scrip Sale Begins Monday Last Minute Rally Not Enough For Micks Wrestling Falcons New Year's Dance Set for Friday ID Picture Taking Closed Till Further Notice Practice Begins for Girls Basketball U.S. Government Visit Legislature 77-8 Cooperative Education Enrollment Now
Boy spikers breeze to title; rough season for girls Boys' & Girls' Volleyball When James Takemoto, coach of the McKinley Boys' Volleyball team promised that his team would be one of the best, he was not kidding. In their first five matches, they crushed Nanakuli (2-0), Kalani (2-0), Kailua (2-0), Farrington (2-0), and Leilehua (2-0) in straight sets, giving them an incredible 10 straight wins without any losses. The Tigers, however, lost their next match in three sets to a young Roosevelt team. Experience was a key factor as the Micks went on to capture the 1976 OIA Title. A win over Nanakuli (2-0) in two straight sets, then losing to Kalani (0-2) in two straight sets showed the Tigers that it was no easy task. They managed to defeat the final four teams during the season including Leilehua (2-1) and Roosevelt (2-1) for the OIA championship. McKinley went into the state tournament (double elimination) and placed third behind Punahou and Hilo Albert Maafala, a junior, was named to the all-state team by Volleyball magazine.
Although, it was a good season for the boys' team, the girls had one of their roughest seasons ever. Posting only one season victory and winning a total of four sets, the girls looked forward to next year when most of the team will be returning. The women spikers opened their season with losses to Kailua, Kaiser and Roosevelt before scoring a victory over Farrington. They completed the season with losses to Kahuku, Kalani, Castle and Kaimuki. Coaches Rudy Reese and James Takemoto will be looking for a better, more experienced team next year, as well as tougher competition in the OIA.
Headlines: Registrar Posts Guidelines, Open Courses for Mini-Registration Biology Classes Experimenting With Chicks, Hormones Parking Decals McKinley Takes Advantage of Kaimuki Errors for 3-2 Win Soccer Team Blanks Mililani Retains 1st Place Wrestlers Fall To Radford, 48-10 Cagers Bow to Falcons, 36-28
Keglers achieve OIA state berths; girls take championship Boys’ & Girls’ Bowling Confidence and hope led the girls to their first OIA championship in Bowling. The women, during the regular season, defeated Kalani, Moanalua, Farrington, Roosevelt, Aiea, Kailua and Kaiser. The girls went into the OIA tournament seeded first. After defeating Farrington, Aiea, and Kaimuki in the finals, the girls went into the state tournament seeded second. The state tournament was the top goal for the keglers but they fell short, placing second. This was a first for girls’ bowling, as the interest in girls sports seemed to increase at McKinley. The team sported a fair amount of sophomores and juniors which should help coach Walter Sabati to another good season next year. At the end of regular season play, the McKinley boys’ bowling team was leading the OIA. Posting victories over Aiea, Farrington, Roosevelt, Kalani, Kaiser, Moanalua, and Kailua, the Mick’s only loss was to Kaimuki, the eventual OIA champion. Seeded first in the OIA tournament, the keglers lost to the experienced Bulldogs in the second round. However, a win over the Aiea Aliis gave the Tigers the runner-up position and a spot in the state tourney. The Micks kept up the faith during the state tournament, taking second in the consolation bracket. Coach Craig Tokumura made his return as the Micks’ coach and took the Tigers from the low placing of last year to one of the top teams in the OIA.