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Alexis Encinas of Lahainaluna High School is one of the Maui Interscholastic League Wrestlers of the Year.  -- Hawaii Media Source / MATT HIRATA photo

The Maui News 2017 MIL Wrestling All-Stars: Encinas, Feitosa, Estrella honored

While Alexis Encinas and Noah Feitosa are moving on to college wrestling competition, Kainalu Estrella has some unfinished business on the mats in high school. Encinas, a senior at Lahainaluna High School, won her second state title last month at 112 pounds while leading the Lunas to their ...

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Maui High tops Lahainaluna

Maui High School’s Bryant Nakagawa connects on a sacrifice fly in the third inning of the Sabers’ 5-2 win over Lahainaluna on Friday in a Maui Interscholastic League game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. For more MIL baseball, see "Maui High downs Lahainaluna."

Altman places 45th in 100 breaststroke

The Maui News Southern California senior Ridge Altman, a former Seabury Hall student from Kula, finished 45th in the 100-yard breaststroke Friday in the NCAA swimming and diving championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis. He had a time of 54.30 seconds. Altman, who ...

Maui High downs Lahainaluna

The Maui News Treston Carter and Rayven Ruiz combined on a three-hitter for the Maui High School baseball team Friday in a 5-2 victory over Lahainaluna in a Maui Interscholastic League game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Carter allowed one run on two hits in five innings, and also had a ...

Molina’s grand slam helps Lanai defeat Seabury Hall

The Maui News Jasmin Molina hit a grand slam in an eight-run fifth inning as the Lanai High School softball team came from behind for a 12-10 win over Seabury Hall on Friday in Lanai City in both teams’ Maui Interscholastic League season opener. Raquel Leboeuf Malacas and Sadie Schilling ...

Spartans get past Pine Lads in five sets

The Maui News Ian Roth had 23 kills and Mohalu Aikala had 47 assists as the Seabury Hall boys volleyball team beat Lanai 25-19, 24-26, 26-28, 25-21, 15-13 on Friday in a Maui Interscholastic League match in Lanai City. Kai Prescott had eight blocks for the Spartans (2-1), and Noah Bigelow had ...

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Lopez, Macedo bow out in Pipeline quarterfinals

Aloha Lopez (first photo) of Kahana and Summer Macedo of Lahaina compete Thursday in the Wahine Pipe Pro on Oahu’s North Shore. They each reached the quarterfinal round of the World Surf League qualifying series event before bowing out. Lopez and Macedo both advanced out of the first round ...

Altman places 46th in 200 IM at NCAA championships

The Maui News Southern California senior Ridge Altman, a former Seabury Hall student from Kula, finished 46th in the 200-yard individual medley on Thursday in the NCAA swimming and diving championships in Indianapolis. The event was the first of three in which Altman is scheduled to compete ...

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Maui records three top-seven finishes in Tahiti

Maui’s crew in the teina (junior varsity) division competes in the Eimeo Va‘a Race race around the Tahitian island of Moorea that took place March 18. The JV crew finished in fifth place in the 30-mile race, as did Maui’s taurea (varsity) crew. Maui’s peri teina (intermediate) team ...

Spartans wrap up MIL slate with win

The Maui News Daniel Graziano fired a 38 to lead the Seabury Hall boys golf team to a 162-232 win over Kamehameha Maui on Thursday at Maui Country Club. Ryan Chang carded a 39, Kyle Sparks shot a 40 and Hudson Jackson had a 45 for the Spartans, who finish the Maui Interscholastic League ...

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Warriors down Bears

First photo: Hanalei Hoopai-Sylva of Kamehameha Schools Maui hits a shot against Baldwin’s Chevy Benitez-Warren during the first set of the Warriors’ 25-14, 25-9, 25-13 victory over the Bears in a Maui Interscholastic League boys volleyball match Wednesday night in Pukalani. Second photo: ...

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Hanneman posts runner-up finish at Pipe Pro Junior

Eli Hanneman of Lahaina competes during the World Surf League Pipe Pro Junior on Wednesday on Oahu’s North Shore. In surf of 6-8 feet, Hanneman — the youngest finalist at 14 years old — had a two-wave score of 14.00 to finish in second place, behind three-time champion Barron Mamiya ...

Sabers rally to beat Lunas

The Maui News The Maui High School baseball team rallied from a 4-2 deficit to defeat Lahainaluna 12-5 on Wednesday at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. The Sabers scored four runs in the top of the fifth inning to take a 6-4 lead and broke away with a five-run seventh. Kyle Oshiro batted ...

Na Pueo earn win over Bears

The Maui News Beau Johnston shot a team-best 2-over 39 to lead the Maui Preparatory Academy boys golf team to a 177-186 victory over Baldwin on Wednesday at the Kapalua Bay Course. Hudson Holland had a 41, Adam Quandt a 42 and Jakob Nussbaum a 55 for Na Pueo, who improved to 9-2 in Maui ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Boys Volleyball MIL Standings DIVISION I – W L Pct GB King Kekaulike 6 0 1.000 — Kamehameha Maui 4 1 .800 1-1⁄2 Maui High 2 3 .400 3-1⁄2 Lahainaluna 1 4 .200 4-1⁄2 Baldwin 0 5 .000 5-1⁄2 DIVISION ...

Kaipo Haole of Baldwin High School pitches during the third inning of the Bears’ win over Kamehameha Maui on Tuesday afternoon. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Bears shut out Warriors

WAILUKU — It was a state-championship game remix of youngsters-turned-veterans leading the attack for the Baldwin High School baseball team on Tuesday in the Bears’ 4-0 win over Kamehameha Maui at Maehara Stadium. Third baseman Chayce Akaka, in the lineup for the first time in Maui ...

Na Alii get back to .500 with win over Lunas

The Maui News The King Kekaulike High School baseball team scored six runs in the fourth inning to pull away for a 7-2 victory over Lahainaluna on Tuesday evening at Maehara Stadium. Jaxon Holl drove in two runs and Michael Beesing gave up two runs on three hits and a walk while striking ...

Unbeaten King Kekaulike sweeps past Maui High

The Maui News Nakuluai Morando and Trystan Hooper each recorded 10 kills as the King Kekaulike High School boys volleyball team remained unbeaten in Maui Interscholastic League play with a sweep of Maui High on Tuesday night at Na Alii’s gym in Pukalani. Reilley Marrs added seven kills, ...

Maui High girls top Lahainaluna

The Maui News Reese Guzman fired a 36 to lead the Maui High School girls golf team to a 129-152 victory over Lahainaluna on Tuesday at the Kaanapali Kai Course. Emily Mitra had a 46 and Courtney Cadiz a 47 for the Sabers, who improved to 6-1 in Maui Interscholastic League play. Nonscorer ...

Freitas, UH edge Kansas in 5

The Maui News King Kekaulike High School graduate Treyanna-Lee Freitas finished with five digs while playing in four sets of the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team’s 25-20, 20-25, 20-25, 27-25, 15-11 exhibition win over Kansas on Tuesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...