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Payne revived after ‘gnarly’ accident

The Maui News Dusty Payne of Lahaina was pulled unconscious from the waters on the North Shore of Oahu on Monday after a spill while surfing and had to be revived before taken to the hospital, the World Surf League website reported. The former World Championship Tour surfer fell and hit ...

Sentry Tournament of Champions

KAPALUA — Dustin Johnson reacted with authority after his only bogey on Sunday in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. After taking a 4 on the Kapalua Plantation Course’s par-3 11th hole, the world’s top-ranked golfer smacked his drive on the 12th down the left side. The ball tracked to ...

Havens gives back while growing game

Curious golf fans and their children got a chance for some hands-on testing of clubs, grips and other equipment during this year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Kihei golf professional David Havens spent Thursday to Sunday at the Kapalua Plantation Course customizing and recycling old ...

Thomas, Kisner make friendly wager on ’Bama-Georgia title tilt

The Maui News Kevin Kisner and Justin Thomas plan to take more than just their golf clubs to next week’s Sony Open on Oahu. Kisner, a four-time All-American at the University of Georgia, and Thomas, who was a two-time All-American at Alabama before turning pro after his sophomore season, ...

Young into fourth round at junior worlds

Maui’s Cody Young competes in the third round of the World Surf League Jeep World Junior Championship today in Kiama, Australia. Young, the event’s top seed, defeated France’s Erwan Blouin 12.83-7.23 in surf of 2-3 feet and advanced to the fourth round, where he will face Japan’s Joh ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Softball MAUI SENIOR SOFTBALL Sunday’s Results At War Memorial Little League fields Guavas 16, Pono Seniors 4 Bases Loaded 14, Kolohe 2 Gomes Trucking 5, Monarchs 4 Ka Newa 19, Paninis 4 Toros 16, Oloz 4 Mix Breeds 12, Maui 6-0 7 Dragons 7, Raiders 6 Volleyball ALOHA ...

Between the Lines: Sentry deal brings stability to TOC at Kapalua

KAPALUA One year ago, the Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course was in flux. Under a back-up sponsor, Maui’s role in the winners-only event past 2019 was highly questionable. In a matter of four months, though, the PGA Tour’s footprint on the Valley Isle — and Oahu ...

Golfers, families make most of time on Valley Isle

What do golfers and their families do when the Sentry Tournament of Champions brings them to one of the world’s top tourist destinations? “I did the road to Hana, which was long,” said Kari Kizzire, wife of Patton Kizzire, with a look of exhaustion after Saturday’s round at the Kapalua ...

Macedo avoids elimination at Kiama

Lahaina’s Ocean Macedo competes during the second round of the World Surf League Jeep World Junior Championship today at Kiama, Australia. Macedo won the closely contested elimination heat 16.40-15.90 over Australian Reef Heazlewood to earn a spot in the third round. Later in the day, fellow ...

Warriors take two divisions at MIL regatta No. 2

Kamehameha Schools Maui finished first in the girls and mixed races Saturday in Maui Interscholastic League canoe regatta No. 2 at Kahului Harbor, and Seabury Hall won the boys division. Kamehameha’s mixed crew and the Seabury boys each moved one victory away from clinching league ...

Lunas girls, boys win 10 weight classes at second league meet

Lahainaluna wrestlers took first place in all but one of the six girls weight classes during the second Maui Interscholastic League round-robin tournament of the season Saturday at Baldwin’s Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku, and also produced five boys winners. In the girls division, Ira Navarro ...

Keawekane’s four goals lift Warriors over Sabers

Ilihia Keawekane scored all of Kamehameha Schools Maui’s goals Saturday night in a 4-3 victory over Maui High in a Maui Interscholastic League girls soccer match at Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Puka­lani. Keawekane scored in the 40th, 47th, 66th and 77th minutes as the Warriors improved to ...

Baldwin swimmers sweep team titles

Baldwin High School’s boys and girls swimming and diving teams each took first place Saturday during Maui Interscholastic League competition at Kihei Aquatic Center, remaining unbeaten through the first two events of the season. In the girls division, the Bears finished with 53 points, four ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep Trojans for Texaco title

Stijn van Tilburg had 14 kills and Rado Parapunov added 11 as the fifth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team swept past No. 12 Southern California 25-17, 25-20, 25-22 to win the Texaco Rainbow Warrior Classic on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Joe Worsley ...

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Changes seek to improve fan experience

KAPALUA — Fans and volunteers are experiencing major changes to the gate entrance, shuttle traffic and bleachers implemented for this year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. The main entrance had been located below the practice green off Plantation Club ...

Kids autograph zone a hit with young fans

For the first time, young golf fans are enjoying their own designated autograph zone outside the scoring trailer at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. The sectioned-off area is located ahead of the standard area for spectators seeking autographs. The kids autograph zone became popular at the ...