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Billabong Pipe Masters 2017

Payne sent to Pipe Masters second round

First photo: Dusty Payne of Lahaina competes during the first round of the Billabong Pipe Masters on Monday at the Banzai Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore. The World Surf League championship tour season finale — which is also the third and final stop on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing — ...

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Longtime TOC volunteer eager to return to Kapalua

The Sentry Tournament of Champions always runs with the help of volunteers positioned all over the Kapalua Plantation Course. Perhaps one of the most recognizable is Kay Smith, a 79-year-old who will be making her 10th appearance as a volunteer near the first tee when the tournament runs Jan. ...

Hercules Mataafa (No. 50), has been named to the AP, Sports Illustrated and Walter Camp All-America first teams. AP file photo

Mataafa named AP All-American

The Maui News Washington State University defensive lineman Hercules Mataafa was named to The Associated Press’ All-America first team Monday, the latest postseason honor for the Lahainaluna High School graduate. Mataafa, a 6-foot-2, 252-pound junior, has 43 total tackles, 30 solo, this ...

Tsang finishes second in Merrie Mile

The Maui News Ryan Tsang of Kihei placed second in the Kalakaua Merrie Mile on Saturday in Honolulu. Tsang finished the race — held in conjunction with the Honolulu Marathon — in a time of 4 minutes, 37 seconds, just five seconds behind winner Tsukasa Kawarai of Japan. In Sunday’s ...

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Boy's Basketball MAUI HIGH TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Shine Matsui Athletic Center Girls exhibition: Keaau 61, Baldwin 51 Kamehameha Maui 47, Molokai 29 Ka‘u 48, St. Anthony 15 Maui High 53, Keaau 47 Golf Maui Hawaiian Men Golf Club Saturday’s Results At Waiehu ...

Kauanoe Keahi hangs over Taylor Pelegrino Hayase in an all-Lahainaluna High School girls 145-pound final at the Garner Ivey Invitational on Saturday at War Memorial Gym. Pelegrino Hayase won 8-6. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Lahainaluna wins Garner Ivey titles

WAILUKU — It was a final that the Lahainaluna High School boys team lost, but it served as perhaps the best snapshot of the Lunas’ night at the 50th annual Garner Ivey Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday at War Memorial Gym. Kainalu Estrella, last season’s state runner-up at 126 ...

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Swimmers, divers open Maui Interscholastic League season

Baldwin High School’s Kaipo Acain wins the boys 100-yard butterfly in 57.17 seconds at the first Maui Interscholastic League swimming and diving meet of the season Saturday at Kihei Aquatic Center. For more, see "Baldwin boys, girls kick off season with victories"

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Na Alii fall to Buffanblu on final day of Kaapuni

King Kekaulike High School’s Darius Lauture shoots as Punahou II’s Michael Dempsey defends during the second quarter of Na Alii’s 60-40 loss to the Buffanblu in a Kaapuni Tournament game Saturday at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Lauture finished with six points for King Kekau­like, which ...

Warriors top Sabers for first win of season

The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls basketball team rallied from an early deficit to beat Maui High 42-29 on Saturday night in a Maui Interscholastic League game at Kaulaheanuiokamoku Gym in Pukalani. Kimani Fernandez-Roy scored 11 points for the Warriors (1-1), all in the final three quarters ...

Rebecca Buenrostro-Gallimore of Baldwin High School wins the girls 100-yard butterfly in 1 minute, 1.88 seconds at the Maui Interscholastic League meet Saturday. - The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Baldwin boys, girls kick off season with victories

Baldwin High School won the boys and girls team titles in the opening event of the Maui Interscholastic League swimming and diving season Saturday at Kihei Aquatic Center. The Bears’ Rebecca Buenrostro-Gallimore took first place in two individual girls events and was on two winning two ...

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Garner Ivey Invitational gets underway

Baldwin High School’s Jules Marinas takes down Waianae’s Kalana Pahinui on his way to a 15-7 decision in their 126-pound bout during the Garner Ivey Invitational on Friday at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. The tournament concludes today, with finals slated to start at 5:30 p.m. SECOND PHOTO: ...

Dusty Payne advances to the quarterfinals of the Pipe Invitational on Friday at the Banzai Pipeline. -- World Surf League / KELLY CESTARI photo

Payne earns spot in Billabong Pipe Masters

Dusty Payne of Lahaina won the Men’s Pipe Invitational on Friday, earning one of two wild-card spots in the World Surf League Championship Tour’s Billabong Pipe Masters at the Banzai Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore. Payne, a former Championship Tour member, advanced through three rounds ...

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Aloha Volleyball hosts 12U tournament

Giulia Quinsaat passes a ball while partner Maile Freeland looks on during Aloha Volleyball’s 12-and-under tournament Friday at the Kula sand courts. The pair tied for seventh place, along with Josh Hyman and Malia Luther. Keala Giblin and Kristina Naish placed first, Jamie Ness and Makalani ...

Molokai High School’s Karter Kester boxes out Maui High’s Kea Aguirre during the second quarter of the Sabers’ 50-36 victory over the Farmers in a Maui High Tournament game Friday night at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului. The tournament, which started Thursday, concludes today. - The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOYS BASKETBALL MAUI HIGH TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At Shine Matsui Athletic Center Girls exhibition: Keaau 50, Maui High 46 Keaau 51, St. Anthony 15 Kamehameha Maui 56, Ka‘u 21 Maui High 50, Molokai 36 # # # BALDWIN KAAPUNI TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At Jon ...

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Bears take down Tigers to open Kaapuni Tournament

First photo: John Werner of Baldwin High School puts up a shot as McKinley’s Dylan Thai looks on during the first quarter of the Bears’ 64-55 victory over the Tigers in the nightcap of the first day of Baldwin’s Kaapuni Tournament on Thursday at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Chayce Akaka had ...

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Garner Ivey Invitational celebrates 50th year

The Garner Ivey Invitational wrestling tournament turns 50 today at War Memorial Gym. The event has long been regarded as one of the top tournaments in Hawaii outside of the Hawaii High School Athletic Association state championships, which is only two years older than the Ivey meet. The ...

Hercules Mataafa (center), led the Pac-12 with 21.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks this season for Washington State. AP file photo

Mataafa named AP’s Pac-12 Defensive POY

The Maui News The postseason accolades continue to pour in for Washington State junior defensive lineman Hercules Mataafa. The Lahainaluna High School graduate was named The Associated Press’ All-Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, earning first-team honors at both defensive ...

Registration set for Central East Maui LL

Central East Maui Little League will be holding registration for T-Ball through Intermediate 50/70 divisions this Saturday and Dec. 16 at the War Memorial Little League fields concession stand. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For more information, contact Lianne Dela ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Boys Basketball BALDWIN KAAPUNI TOURNAMENT Thursday’s Results At Jon Garcia Gym King Kekaulike 44, Parker 32 Punahou B 60, Seabury Hall 52 Baldwin 64, McKinley 55 MAUI HIGH TOURNAMENT Thursday’s Results At Shine Matsui Athletic Center Keaau 59, Molokai 31 Kamehameha ...