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Pine Lads force winner-take-all playoff

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The Lanai High School boys basketball team forced a winner-take-all championship playoff game for the Maui Interscholastic League Division II title with a 42-41 win over nine-time defending champion Seabury Hall on Friday night at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. The Pine Lads (10-2) and Spartans ...

Cowell leads Rainbow Warriors to victory over Lincoln Memorial

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King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton Cowell had nine kills to lead the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a lopsided sweep of Lincoln Memorial on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Cowell also had five blocks, two assists and an ace as the second-ranked ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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RODEO HHSRA MAUI DISTRICT Saturday’s Unofficial Results At Kaonoulu Ranch, Kula Arena Junior/High School Show No. 9 Junior Girls breakaway—1. Malie Kahaleuahi-Cockett 7.88, 2. Kalena Kehano 15.08. Boys breakaway—1. Charles CJ Medeiros 4.78. Saddle bronc steer riding—1. ...

More than wins and losses

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Fiemea Hafoka is the first of a kind for coach Jamie Craighead and the San Jose State University women’s basketball team. Hafoka, a 2016 graduate of Lahainaluna High School, was the first recruit from Hawaii for Craighead, who is in her sixth season as the SJSU head coach. As a junior, ...

Richman takes 2nd at Red Bull King of the Air

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The Maui News Jesse Richman of Haiku finished second in the Red Bull King of the Air kiteboarding competition in Cape Town, South Africa, last week. Richman, the 2013 winner of the event, was second behind Holland’s Kevin Langeree. Spain’s Liam Whaley finished third in the three-man ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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MIL to host bullying prevention presentation The Maui Interscholastic League is sponsoring a high school bullying and hazing presentation on March 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the Baldwin High School lecture hall in Wailuku. The speaker will be B. Elliot Hopkins, the director of sports, sanctioning ...

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Golf Maui Hawaiian Men Golf Club Saturday’s Results At Waiehu Municipal Golf Course Low gross—Kyeton Little 72. Low net—Frank Crozier 68, Kyeton Little 69, Pat Borge 70. Close to the pin—No. 2: Blackie Kaholokula; No. 8: Blackie Kaholokula; No. 16: Peter Escobar. AJA ...

Buggs leads Rainbow Warriors to rout of Mustangs

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HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs registered 17 points and eight assists as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team rolled past Cal Poly 75-54 on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Dawson Carper had 15 points for Hawaii (15-9, 6-4 Big West Conference). Zigmars Raimo added 10 ...

Bears claim state berth

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PUKALANI — As hoarse as he has been all season, Cody Teroso found his voice when he spotted Mochi Dukelow talking to a reporter with a Maui Interscholastic League silver medal draped around his neck. “I love you, boy,” the Baldwin High School basketball coach said to one of the players ...

Farmers, Hawks advance to MIL semifinals

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The Maui News Nickolas Rapanot had 22 points to lead the Molokai High School boys basketball team to 76-52 win over Hana in the quarterfinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division II tournament Wednesday night at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. The No. 4 seed Farmers (6-5) advance to face ...

Sabers open season with win over Na Alii

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The Maui News Kaleb Makimoto and Marlon Bortoff each shot 37 to lead Maui High School to a 202-237 victory over King Kekaulike at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday, the opening day of the Maui Interscholastic League boys golf season. Noah Manuel fired a 61 and Kai DeShincoe had a 67 ...

UH women rout UC Santa Barbara

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The Maui News Courtney Middap scored 14 points to lead the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team to a 72-50 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Middap was 5 of 11 from the field, including 4 of 8 from the 3-point line, as the ...

Olivia Bozich

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• Maui Preparatory Academy / Grade 11 • GPA: 4.0 (AP U.S. history, language; BUS 120, MKT 120) • SPORTS: Cross country, swimming, track and field • FAMILY: Jim and Dana Bozich of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Student Senate, Rotary Interact, NAHS • FUTURE PLANS: Studying marketing ...

Elliot Tom

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• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.878 (AP English, European history, physics, calculus) • SPORTS: Soccer, track and field, cross country • FAMILY: Curtis and Joy Tom of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: Homework help at Ka Hale A Ke Ola, YMCA Summer Camp • FUTURE PLANS: ...

Lunas claim fifth straight MIL title

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PUKALANI — Reece Pascua had just received his fourth Maui Interscholastic League gold medal as part of the Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team, and he realized he had rarely seen coach Jason Justus this emotional. The Lunas had just wrapped up their fifth MIL title in a row with a ...

Bears knock off Sabers, keep season alive

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PUKALANI — For much of this season and last, rosters passed out at games have had the incorrect spelling for Baldwin High School senior basketball player John Werner's last name. On Monday in what could have been his last game as a Bear, Werner made sure everyone noticed precisely who he ...

Lunas top Na Alii, advance to final

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The Maui News The Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team rolled past King Kekaulike 60-42 in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division I boys basketball tournament on Monday night at Kaulaheanui­okamoku Gym. The Lunas (13-0) can clinch the MIL title with a win ...

Shields earns Gatorade Hawaii XC boys runner of the year honors

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The Maui News Maui High School sophomore Hunter Shields was named 2018-19 Gatorade Hawaii Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, the company announced in a press release Monday. Shields is the first winner of the Gatorade cross country award from Maui High. The award recognizes athletic ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Paddling MISO PHAT MAUI PADDLING HUI Saturday’s Results From Kihei Canoe Club to Makena Landing LONG COURSE Male OC-1 Elite—1. Triston Kahookele-Santos 1:12:15.78, 2. Felipe Gomes 1:13:20.21, 3. Kevin Dudoit 1:13:31.20, 4. Kekoa Cramer 1:13:40.12, 5. Nalu Sampson ...