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Lahainaluna High School’s Kamalei Watson tries to pull away from Maui High’s Sione Aholelei during the first quarter of the Lunas’ overtime victory over the Sabers on Saturday at Sue Cooley Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Lunas rally for OT win

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LAHAINA — The matchup between the two first-round champions in Maui Interscholastic League football lived up to its billing. Lahainaluna High School overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter and beat Maui High 24-17 in overtime Saturday night at Sue Cooley Stadium, extending an ...

Suzuki, Braves agree to one-year extension

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ATLANTA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves agreed Saturday to a one-year, $3.5 million contract for 2018. “You can see the potential and a lot of positives coming out of this,” said the 33-year-old catcher, a Baldwin High School graduate. “It is only going to get better, and I ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. LAST 10 GAMES: .378 batting avg. (14-37), 3 HR, 7 RBIs, 7 runs. SEASON: .271 batting avg. (69-255), 18 HR (career high), 47 RBIs, 35 runs, 13 HPB (9th in NL), 13-54 ...

Hawaii’s Dru Brown prepares to throw a pass during the first half of the Rainbow Warriors’ 28-21 overtime loss to Wyoming on Saturday. -- AP photo

Hawaii falls to Wyoming in overtime

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LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Hawaii football team lost 28-21 to Wyoming in overtime on Saturday in the Mountain West Conference opener for each team. The Cowboys (2-2) scored on the first play of OT — Josh Allen rolled out to his right and hit James Price for a 25-yard ...

Seabury Hall’s Veronica Winham heads to the front at the start of Saturday’s Seabury Hall Invitational. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Spartans post another perfect score, eye D-I state title

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OLINDA — The Seabury Hall girls cross country team has captured every Division II state championship since the classification was introduced in 2012. This year the Spartans have moved up and set their sights on the Division I crown. “It’s going to be epic,” Seabury coach Bobby ...

Seabury improves to 7-0 with sweep of St. Anthony

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Isabel Bennett had a team-high eight kills as the Seabury Hall girls volleyball team remained unbeaten in Maui Interscholastic League play with a 25-13, 25-14, 25-7 victory over St. Anthony on Saturday at Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda. Bennett also had three aces and two digs, Erica Pilotin ...

Kamehameha Maui boys, girls earn wins over King Kekaulike

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The Kamehameha Schools Maui boys bowling team took over first place in the Maui Interscholastic League standings with three narrow wins over King Kekaulike on Saturday at the Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku, and the Warriors remained unbeaten in girls competition with a 3-0 victory, potentially ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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AIR RIFLERY MIL SHOOT NO. 5 Wednesday’s to Saturday’s Postal Results Prone-standing-kneeling—total Boys Team scores—1. Kamehameha Maui 362-298-340—991, 2. King Kekaulike 362-281-326—945, 3. Baldwin 347-280-328—936, 4. Seabury Hall 278-179-193—650, 5. Hana ...

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• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews.com. _______________ Upcoming events • BASKETBALL Friday and ...

Baldwin High School’s Bishop Wickes battles for extra yards as King Kekaulike’s (from left) Rilee Peters, Caleb Crabtree and Kaleb Chun try to bring him down during the first quarter of the Bears’ 55-6 win over Na Alii on Friday at War Memorial Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Bears open round with win

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WAILUKU — After falling behind early, things went swimmingly for the Baldwin High School football team on its homecoming night Friday at War Memorial Stadium. The Bears did not touch the ball on offense for the game’s first 9 1/2 minutes, but then needed just 13 total plays to reach the ...

Kurt Suzuki of the Braves follows through on a home run in the first inning of Atlanta’s 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. -- AP photo

Suzuki homers twice, adding to career best

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ATLANTA — Kurt Suzuki hit a pair of home runs, improving his career-best total this season to 18, as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday. Suzuki, a Baldwin High School graduate, homered with Nick Mar­kakis on base during Atlanta’s five-run first inning, and ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBIs, 2 runs. Hit two-run homer in first inning, solo homer in seventh. LAST 10 GAMES: .378 batting avg. (14-37), 3 HR, 7 RBIs, 7 runs. SEASON: .271 batting avg. (69-255), 18 ...

Maui Invitational’s on-island ticket sale set for next week

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Single-game general admission and all-day reserved ticket sales for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational are scheduled for Friday and Sept. 30 at multiple Valley Isle locations, event officials have announced. Until tickets are sold out, they can be purchased at Hi-Tech Surf Sports stores in Kahului ...

‘Coming away from a loss is not always easy. Going through our bye week, we just swallowed that pill. We’ve just got to let it go and look toward the next team.’ – UH receiver Keelan Ewaliko, on preparation after a loss to UCLA

Hawaii to open conference play today at Wyoming

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The University of Hawaii football team will play Wyoming today in Laramie, Wyo., in both teams’ Mountain West Conference opener. The Rainbow Warriors (2-1) are coming off a bye week, which followed a 56-23 loss to UCLA. “Having that bye week really helped us regain our focus, really come ...

Pine Lasses take down Rays in four sets

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Raquel Leobeuf Malacas posted 13 kills and Geraldine Olomua had 12 to lead the Lanai High School girls volleyball team to a four-set victory over Haleakala Waldorf on Friday night in Lanai City. Leah Vidad had eight kills and a dig, Olomua added 15 digs and Leobeuf Malacas also had four aces ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BOWLING AJA BOWLING LEAGUE Sept. 12 Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Ijiwaru’s 25, Higa’s 23, Killers 22, Kreative Kustomz 22, Pauline’s 22, Daijobu’s 21.5, Marge’s 19, Tomodachi’s 18.5, Ally’s 15, 950 12. High series (handicap)—Gito Suzuki 708, Scott ...

Suzuki agrees to one-year extension with Braves

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ATLANTA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves agreed Saturday to a one-year, $3.5 million contract for 2018. “You can see the potential and a lot of positives coming out of this,” said the 33-year-old catcher, a Baldwin High School graduate. “It is only going to get better, and I ...

Lanai High School’s Naighel Calderon carries the ball in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s 48-34 win over Seabury Hall at War Memorial Stadium. • The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Lanai beats Seabury for spot in title game

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WAILUKU — It was an evening of firsts for the Lanai High School eight-player football team. Naighel Calderon scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter Thursday as the Pine Lads earned their debut trip to the Maui Interscholastic League title game with their first-ever victory over Seabury ...

Maui Invitational on-island ticket sale next week

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Single-game general admission and all-day reserved ticket sales for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational are scheduled for Sept. 29-30 at multiple Valley Isle locations, tournament officials have announced. Until tickets are sold out, they can be purchased at Hi-Tech Surf Sports stores in Kahului ...

Mitchell Loewen of the New Orleans Saints is helped off the field during a game against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
• New Orleans Advocate / MATTHEW HINTON photo

Saints place Loewen on injured reserve, likely ending season

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The Maui News – The New Orleans Saints have placed rookie defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen on injured reserve, likely ending the Lahainaluna High School graduate’s season. The move was listed Wednesday on the NFL’s website. Loewen suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday’s loss to ...