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Calderon opens up some eyes

PUKALANI — Naighel Calderon had a busy day Saturday. It began with his appearance in the Life Champion Bowl, an all-star game for college-qualified football players in their senior season held at King Kekaulike Stadium. A couple hours later, Calderon played for his Lanai High School ...

Tonu’s football journey takes him to FCS Bowl

It has been a circuitous route to be sure, but Josiah Tonu’s football journey reaches a key stop today. In a new role he has literally grown in to, the former Baldwin High School standout will play in the FCS Bowl today in Daytona Beach, Fla. The game is built in the image of the Senior ...

Arakawa posts hat trick as Na Alii blank Lunas

Teani Arakawa scored three goals to lead the King Kekaulike High School girls soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Lahainaluna on Saturday night at King Kekaulike Stadium in Pukalani. Zoe Asue and Eliana Akinaka also scored for Na Alii, who rebounded from a season-opening loss to improve to ...

MIL swim season gets underway

The Maui Interscholastic League swimming and diving season started this weekend, with a pair of meets at Kihei Aquatic Center. The Baldwin High School girls team swept the meet, posting 81 points in Friday’s meet and 70 in Saturday’s to easily beat out runners-up King Kekaulike (29) and ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

PICKLEBALL MAUI PUKABALL TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Wailea Tennis Club Mixed Doubles 2.5—Gold: Janet Greenwood and Johnny Greenwood. Silver: Kelly Watanabe and Keoni Tengan. Bronze: Wendie Schwab and Michael Bales. 3.0—Gold: Susan Frieder and David Quinn. Silver: Dorothy ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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The Maui News 2018 MIL Football All-Stars

The 2018 Maui Interscholastic League football season was memorable for many reasons. In an MIL season that ended with two familiar division champions, one of the all-time best team defenses and a rare three-peat state-championship team, two record-setting running backs and a first-year ...

Maui High earns 36-24 victory over Kamehameha

Kayla Thornton scored 10 points, all in the second half, to lead the Maui High School girls basketball team to a 36-24 win over Kamehameha Maui on Friday night at the Warriors’ gym in Pukalani. The Sabers led 20-18 after three quarters before outscoring the Warriors 16-6 to finish out the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

PICKLEBALL MAUI PUKABALL TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At Wailea Tennis Club Women’s Doubles 3.5—Gold: Jody Singsank and Caroline Walker. Silver: Taryn Andrews and Suzanne Andrews. Bronze: Laurie Loney and Marcy Perreira. 3.0—Gold: Dorothy Morse and Debra Lordan. Silver: Susan ...

Host Bears fall to Red Raiders in Kaapuni tourney

First photo: Baldwin High School’s Ben Wagner takes a second-quarter shot between Kahuku’s James Miller (right) and Shonn Reid during the Bears’ 76-27 loss to the Red Raiders in a Kaapuni Tournament game Thursday night at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. The tournament continues today and wraps ...

MIL seniors take to field for Life Champion Bowl

PUKALANI — The high school football careers of 15 Maui Interscholastic League seniors will come to an end on Saturday in the Senior Life Champion Bowl at King Kekaulike Stadium. Seven players from Division II state champion Lahainaluna High School, three from Kamehameha Maui, two from ...

Lau wins second Vans World Cup title

Ezekiel Lau of Oahu is carried off the beach after winning the Vans World Cup, a World Surf League Qualifying Series 10,000 event that is also the second stop on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. In pumping surf at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore, Lau had a two-wave score of 12.66 in the ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Kanaka Volleyball Club to hold sign-ups The newly formed Kanaka Volleyball Club will be holding sign-ups next week. The club, open to girls ages 12-16 who are interested in indoor travel volleyball, will conduct tryouts at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Eddie Tam tennis courts in Makawao, and on ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Baldwin Kaapuni Tournament Thursday’s Results At Baldwin Konawaena 46, University 40 Kalani 48, Kamehameha Maui 17 Kahuku 76, Baldwin 27

Sabers knock off Na Alii

KAHULUI — Lauren Mitra knew it was an important moment. The Maui High School sophomore midfielder fired home a goal from about 20 yards away in the sixth minute of the Sabers’ match against King Kekaulike on Wednesday at the Sabers’ field. It ended up being the game-winner as Maui ...

Rainbow Wahine beat Vandals for second win of season

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team gave up all of a 13-point lead but eventually pulled away to beat Idaho 69-61, earning its second win of the season on Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Makenna Woodfolk had 21 points and six rebounds to ...

Lunas start MIL slate with win

LAHAINA — This was not about the final score for either team. The Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team opened its Maui Interscholastic League season with a 75-6 win over Baldwin at the Lahaina Civic Center on Tuesday night. It was the 149th straight league win for the Lunas, who ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Sumida of Pukalani has hole-in-one Adele Sumida of Pukalani made a hole-in-one on Nov. 10 at Pukalani Country Club. Sumida aced the 100-yard eighth hole using an 8 iron. Witnesses were Patti Hoffmann, Bill Hoffmann and David Nakamura. ***** Pesusich aces hole at Wailea Gold ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Golf Maui Hawaiian Men Golf Club Saturday’s Results At Waiehu Municipal Golf Course Low gross—Dereck Kaina 77. Low net—Dereck Kaina 69, Joe Kanahuna 71, Fred Kanoho 71, Brian Abac 72. Closest to the pin—No. 2: Joe Kanahuna; Nos. 5, 16: Scotty DePonte; No. 8: Dereck ...

The Maui News 2018 MIL Cross Country All-Stars

During the offseason, the Maui High School boys cross country team and Seabury Hall’s Chloe Gangnath had different paths on their way to becoming state cross country champions. In Kahului, the Sabers returned Adam Hakola and Hunter Shields, but also welcomed Maui Prep transfer Damon ...