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Justin Thomas, shown Sunday on his way to winning the Sony Open, is the second player to sweep the PGA Tour’s two Hawaii events. AP photo

Thomas makes his mark

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The Associated Press HONOLULU — One of the gifts Justin Thomas received for winning the Sony Open was a 106-pound book that was said to be the largest in the world. Contrary to the whispers going around the room at Waialae Country Club, it was not filled with the scoring records he ...

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Golf ROYAL KAANAPALI GOLF CLUB TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Royal Kaanapali Golf Club A flight—Jasper Hempel 67, Hugh O’Reilly 67, Gary Weiss 67, Linda Kostell Kelly 68. B flight—Michael McElroy 62, Larry Kudlaty 63, Herb Coyle 65, Tom Williams 67. C flight—Mickey ...

Maui Oceanfront Marathon champions Brian Post and Yuko Nakai (second photo) celebrate their victories Sunday morning in Kamehameha Iki Park. The Maui News / ROBERT COLLIAS photos

Post flies to title

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LAHAINA — Brian Post checked off an accomplishment on a challenging list Sunday morning with his win in the Maui Oceanfront Marathon. “I’m trying to do a sub-three-hour marathon in every state, so that puts the count up to 19 of those,” the 36-year-old JetBlue pilot from Cumming, Ga., ...

Mau Ah Hee heads to a win in the Honolua Legends of the Bay longboard division Saturday. Westside Pride Media / ADAM KLEVIN photo

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MIL Wrestling MIL ROUND-ROBIN TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Lahainaluna Girls 102—1. Ira Navarro, Lahainaluna; 2. Tianna Fernandez, Baldwin; 3. Adriana Sanchez, Lanai; 4. Ale‘a Davis, Molokai. 107—1. Chelsey Chaves, Maui High; 2. Sami Saribay, ...

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Penn loses by TKO in first fight since 2014

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The Maui News B.J. Penn of Hilo, fighting for the first time in more than two years, lost by technical knockout to Yair Rodriguez in the second round of a UFC Fight Night featherweight bout Sunday in Phoenix. The 38-year-old Penn, who has held Ultimate Fighting Championship belts in the ...

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Suzuki clinic draws 155 participants

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FIRST PHOTO: Kurt Suzuki poses for a photo with participants in the All Pono Clinic that took place Saturday at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. The clinic, in its sixth year, drew 155 youths — including 20 from Molokai and 10 from Lanai, who had their travel costs covered by Suzuki. “It’s ...

Seabury Hall’s Hiilei Luuwai (right) and Nanea Andrade head to shore in front of Kaila Medeiros (left) and Shea Stisher after  winning the Maui Interscholastic League girls title Saturday at Hanakao‘o (Canoe) Beach Park.  The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Spartans complete another title sweep

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LAHAINA — How has a small, private Upcountry school won 19 Maui Interscholastic League paddling titles over the past eight years? “It’s basically blood, sweat and tears,” said Seabury Hall coach Paul Luuwai. “We earn whatever we get.” The Spartans made the latest three additions ...

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Lahainaluna's Braenna Estabillo celebrates a basket in the second quarter.

Lunas claim 16th straight state berth

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LAHAINA — Lisa Hafoka’s basketball career is winding down, but she went out with a bang on her senior night with the Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team. Hafoka’s career-high 25 points led the Lunas to an 80-14 victory over King Kekaulike on Saturday at the Lahaina Civic ...

Lahainaluna remains undefeated with victory over King Kekaulike

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Jeremi Santos and Siale Hafoka each scored 12 points Saturday as the Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team extended its unbeaten start to the Maui Interscholastic League season with a 72-34 win over King Kekaulike at the Lahaina Civic Center. Santos made a pair of 3-pointers, and ...

Warriors move into second place

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Ilihia Keawekane scored the game’s only goal as Kamehameha Schools Maui moved into second place in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I girls soccer standings by defeating King Kekaulike 1-0 on Saturday at Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Pukalani. Keawekane scored for the Warriors (6-3-1) in ...

AJA baseball season begins today

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The Maui Americans of Japanese Ancestry Baseball League will begin its 2017 season today at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. The A’s are scheduled to face Asahi’s at 10 a.m., and Daimyo will meet Happy Hour at 12:30 p.m. The regular season runs through Feb. 26, and the state tournament is ...

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MIL SWIMMING MIL INVITATIONAL At Kihei Aquatic Center Friday’s Results Girls Team scores—1. Baldwin 53, 2. Lahainaluna 35, 3. Maui Prep 32, 4. Maui High 27, 5. King Kekaulike 23, 6. Seabury Hall 21, 7. Kamehameha Hawaii 16, 8. Kamehameha Maui 10, 9. Molokai ...

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Baldwin High School’s Piilani Chaves keeps the ball away from Maui High’s Ocean Dudoit during the first half of the Bears’ 2-0 win over the Sabers on Friday at War Memorial Stadium.  The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

Bears win third straight title

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WAILUKU — For the Baldwin High School girls soccer team, Friday’s 2-0 win over Maui High at War Memorial Stadium was a key step, but also part of what the Bears hope is a more significant journey. Kainoa Dafun and Angelle Ferge each scored as Baldwin (9-0-1) clinched its third straight ...

Washington State’s Cameron Fernandez is tended to by medical staff after being hurt during a game Friday.  AP photo

Fernandez sent to hospital after hitting head on court

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington State freshman Cameron Fernandez, a Lahainaluna High School graduate, hit her head on the court after taking a charge and was carried off on a stretcher Friday during a 68-49 loss to No. 19 Arizona State. A school spokesman said Fernandez was admitted to a ...

Seabury boys improve to 5-0

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The Seabury Hall boys basketball team extended its perfect start to the Maui Interscholastic League season and widened its lead in the Division II standings by beating Molokai 65-45 on Friday at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. Isaiah Payne scored 22 points as the Spartans (5-0), last year’s ...

Bears down Sabers, move back atop standings

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Angelo Deloso-Flocco scored three goals as the Baldwin High School boys soccer team remained undefeated in Maui Interscholastic League play and took over first place in Division I with a 6-0 victory over Maui High on Friday at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. Deloso-Flocco scored all his ...

MIL Invitational swimming and diving results

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MIL INVITATIONAL At Kihei Aquatic Center Friday's Results Girls Team scores--1. Baldwin 53, 2. Lahainaluna 35, 3. Maui Prep 32, 4. Maui High 27, 5. King Kekaulike 23, 6. Seabury Hall 21, 7. Kamehameha Hawaii 16, 8. Kamehameha Maui 10, 9. Molokai 7. Individual results 200 medley ...

King Kekaulike High School’s Collin Miller leaps over Lahainaluna’s Marcos Lopez during the first half of Na Alii’s 1-0 victory over the Lunas on Thursday at King Kekaulike Stadium. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Na Alii edge Lunas, take over first place

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PUKALANI — Collin Miller knew how big his goal was for the  King Kekaulike High School boys soccer team Thursday night. Playing their first match in three weeks, Na Alii bounced into lead in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I standings on the strength of Miller’s goal in 40th ...

Fernandez, Akinaka lead King Kekaulike past Lahainaluna

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The Maui News The King Kekaulike High School girls soccer team got two goals apiece from Darian Fernandez and Lyti Akinaka in an 8-0 win over Lahainaluna on Thursday in a Maui Interscholastic League match in Pukalani. Maysen Medeiros, Hoku Robinson, Erynn Duquette and Skyli Pontes also ...