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Sabers, held to two hits, take down Warriors 7-5

WAILUKU — Things never seem to be easy in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I baseball race. Maui High School lived that credo Saturday on a damp night at Maehara Stadium. Freshman Zachary Dando delivered the go-ahead run with a double in the bottom of the sixth inning of the ...

Spartans repeat as MIL team champions

SPRECKELSVILLE — Although there’s still a week left in the team portion of the Maui Interscholastic League golf season, the Seabury Hall boys can already start planning for a trip to the Big Island. Daniel Judge shot an even-par 36 to lead the Spartans to a 167-181 win over Kamehameha ...

Baldwin grad Shimizu wins Anuenue Classic

Kaylee Shimizu is glad she didn’t know exactly where she stood until she had hit her drive on the final hole of the Anuenue Spring Break Classic. Shimizu, a Utah Valley University junior and Baldwin High School graduate, won for the first time in her four-year college career on Saturday at ...

Zane beats Kanekoa for X-1 170 state title

Maui mixed martial arts fighter Zach Zane holds his belt as he poses with teammate Kelvin Bowen after defeating Kealii Kanekoa of the Big Island in the 170-pound state title fight at the X-1 52 “March Madness” event Friday night at the Filipino Community Center (FilCom) in Waipahu, Oahu. ...

Kama, Ortiz help Sabers edge Lunas

Destiny Kama drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and Ashanti Ortiz pitched a six-hitter to lead the Maui High School softball team to a 2-1 victory over Maui Interscholastic League leading-Lahainaluna on Saturday at Patsy Mink Field in Kahului. Maui High (3-4) scored the first run ...

Spartan boys, girls hand Bears first losses of season

The Seabury Hall girls and boys tennis teams each handed Baldwin its first losses of the season Saturday at Wells Park in Wailuku. The Spartan girls defeated the Bears 4-1. In addition to straight-set wins by Nikki Fernando and Chiemi Powell, the Spartans also got a pair of three-set ...

Senior project connects players, college coaches

Thor Ventura (left) and Sola Wada go after the ball during a soccer camp held Wednesday through Friday at Kamehameha Schools Maui’s Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Pukalani. The camp was the senior project of Kamehameha junior Gabriel Arcas and gave local high school players the chance to work with ...

Rainbow Warriors get rare win in Provo, sweep past Cougars

Stijn van Tilburg had 13 kills to help lead the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a sweep of No. 8 Brigham Young on Saturday to win the BYU Invitational in Provo, Utah. The Rainbow Warriors won 25-20, 25-17, 25-14 as they continued their historic start to the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOYS VOLLEYBALL MIL STANDINGS DIVISION I W L Pct. GB Kamehameha Maui 5 0 1.000 — Lahainaluna 5 2 .714 1 King Kekaulike 4 2 .667 1 1⁄2 Maui High 1 5 .167 4 1⁄2 Baldwin 0 6 .000 5 1⁄2 DIVISION II W L Pct. GB Molokai 8 0 1.000 — Seabury ...

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Dragons back on baseball diamond after 12 years away

KAHULUI — Hana High School has not fielded a baseball team since 2007. Twelve years later, the Dragons are back on the diamond and competing hard. After two mercy-rule losses to Seabury Hall last week, the Dragons took St. Anthony the distance on Friday at Maui High field, albeit in a 7-4 ...

Relays bring excitement to MIL meet No. 4

WAILUKU — No matter if it’s the state championship or a relaxed Maui Interscholastic League meet, the team relay races always draw attention. During MIL meet No. 4, crowds lined the fence while the Seabury Hall girls and Baldwin boys took first in the 1,600-meter relays Friday night at ...

Shimizu leads by four heading into final round at Waikoloa

Baldwin High School graduate Kaylee Shimizu, a redshirt junior on the Utah Valley University women’s golf team, leads the Anuenue Spring Break Classic by four strokes going to the final round today at the Waikoloa Kings’ Course on the Big Island. Shimizu was at 2-under-par 142 after a 70 ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep past Princeton, to face BYU today

The second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team recorded its 19th straight sweep to open the season with a 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 win over Princeton on Friday in the BYU Invitational in Provo, Utah. Stijn van Tilburg recorded 11 kills and King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton ...

Farmers top Pine Lasses in five innings in MIL Division II opener

The Molokai High School softball team opened Maui Interscholastic League Division II play with a 19-2, five-inning win over Lanai on Friday on the Pineapple Island. The Farmers (1-0) piled up 15 hits and scored four runs in each of the first four innings. They put the game away with seven ...

Seabury girls, boys power to 5-0 wins over King Kekaulike

The Seabury Hall boys and girls tennis teams each picked up 5-0 wins over King Kekaulike on Friday afternoon in Kula. Nikki Fernando, Alexa de Crinis and Stephani Peterson each posted 6-0, 6-0 wins in singles matches as the Spartan girls improved to 2-1 in Maui Interscholastic League East ...

Farmers outlast Spartans, take over top spot in D-II standings

The Molokai High School boys volleyball team took sole possession of first place in the Maui Interscholastic League standings after outlasting Seabury Hall in five sets Friday night at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. Molokai held on for the 23-25, 25-23, 26-24, 23-25, 15-9 victory. The Farmers ...

Warriors beat Sabers, improve to 4-0

WAILUKU — Konnor Palmeira hadn’t batted leadoff in his life before the last two games for his Kamehameha Schools Maui baseball team. The strategy worked as Palmeira drove in both runs in the Warriors’ 2-0 win over Maui High in a Maui Interscholastic League Division I game on Thursday ...

Rams, Cowboys to play preseason game on Aug. 17 at Aloha Stadium

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys will travel to Hawaii for a preseason game on Aug. 17. The two defending division champions will meet in Aloha Stadium’s first NFL preseason game since 1976, the teams announced Thursday. The venerable stadium in ...

Tilburg leads UH to sweep of McKendree

The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had 18 kills as the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team defeated McKendree 25-10, 25-19, 25-18 on Thursday in the BYU Invite in Provo, Utah. Rado Parapunov added 14 kills, three aces and five blocks as the second-ranked Rainbow Warriors improved to ...