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Vulcan Athletic Club Luncheon host men’s and women’s soccer programs

Men’s soccer coach, Bryan Green, brought with him to the Vulcan Athletic Club luncheon on Tuesday, Josiah Motosue formerly of the Kauai Insterscholastic Federation.

Green, a former long distance Ultra Marathoner, has completed the 50K Hilo to Volcano race.

That’s right, a soccer coach that can run from Coconut Island up to Cooper Center in Volcano Village a distance of 31 plus miles.

Also on hand was Vulcan women’s soccer coach, Marc Miranda, who brought two of his  ladies to the luncheon.

Flanking Miranda, to his left is Emily A Cadiz formerly of Mililani High School on Oahu and came to UHH via Western Washington.

To Miranda’s right is Alysia Barone, a senior junior college transfer from San Diego.

Barone plays the back line and according to Miranda is a ‘leader by example.’

Barone says that the women soccer players have lots of individual talent but still need to learn to play together in order to get better.

The Vulcan ladies are very young with only two seniors on the team.

The Vulcan Athletic Club usually meet for lunch on the second Tuesday of the month at 12 noon at the Naniloa Palm Lounge.


October 11, 2011 Posted by | Soccer | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HPA Boys cross country making their move in closing weeks of season

 The Hawaii Prep boys cross country team made their move in team scoring during the final meet of the regular season with their highest finish – THIRD.

Michael Rogerson, Hide Akai, Ryuta Yoda, Michael Spetich, Walter Disney, Tucker Higgins and Justin Macy are giving Ka Makani harriers a possibility to take one of the top two automatic berths into the HHSAA championships to be held the end of October.

The BIIF cross country chamtionships will be held at Kamehameha on Oct 22 with the top two teams gaining an automatic berth along with the top 38 boys.

Honokaa, Waiakea, HPA, Hilo, Parker and Kamehameha will be gunning for one of those top two spots.


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