JOINING THE BALL TEAM OF SAINT LOUIS
An invitation was sent to Ted Nobriga of Kohala, Hawaii, from the ball team of Saint Louis in America, to become a pitcher for the team, with the expenses for his trip being paid for and he would get good pay. Continue reading
BASE BALL AT LAHAINA.
The Lahaina Club Defeats the Waikapu Boys.
On the 27th of February a game of base ball was played between the Lahaina and Waikapu base ball teams, at which the Waikapu was defeated by its opponent to a score of 18 to 24. Continue reading
BALLGAME AT LAHAINA.
On this past 27th of February, there was a ballgame between the teams of Lahaina and Waikapu, and in the ballgame, the win went to the Lahaina team. Lahaina had 24 runs [puni] to only 18 for Waikapu. Continue reading
Stars of Yesteryear
BY BILL PACHECO
Judge John “Jack” Desha, another of Hawaii’s oldtime greats in sports, attended Kamehameha and Punahou schools in Honolulu, participating in football, baseball, track, soccer and tennis. He has the honor of being elected captain of the Punahou nine for three straight years. He was an outstanding shortstop at Punahou and later at Harvard University.
The Judge attended Harvard from 1908 to 1912 and participated in baseball and played some football also, but wasn’t big enough for the tough Eastern circuits.
He recalled that Harvard won the mythical baseball championship of the…
…East in 1911, playing 31 games of which they won 28. He was a shortstop. Continue reading
Frank Kanae showed off the pushing power of the biceps [i’o uala] of his arms in the afternoon of this past Monday Continue reading
PADDLERS OF PRINCE KALANIANAOLE.
To the Editor of the Kuokoa, Aloha kaua: Please may I have an open column of your paper, and it will be for you to flash across the calmly surging seas from Hawaii to Niihau.
The air this morning was brisk and refreshing until the time when the paddler boys of Kona boarded the Mauna Loa for Honolulu to carry off once again the victory on the 17th of this month, that being Saturday. There are six of these paddlers of Prince Kalanianaole, and these are their names and their positions: Continue reading
DUKE KAHANAMOKU WINS SWIMMING RACE ONCE AGAIN.
In the swim race of 220 yards held in the evening of this past Wednesday, makai of pier nine, between Duke Kahanamoku and Norman Ross, Duke Kahanamoku carried the win and all of his fellow swimmers dropped behind him. Continue reading