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Tyler Munetake hits from a bunker on Oahu Country Club’s fourth hole during his 1-up win over Tyler Ota in a Manoa Cup quarterfinal match Friday. -- KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Munetake’s run at Manoa Cup ends in semifinal round

The Maui News Tyler Munetake of Wailuku was eliminated from the Manoa Cup in the semifinal round Friday, losing 3 and 1 to Honolulu’s Evan Kawai at Oahu Country Club. The sixth-seeded Munetake never led in the match, and bowed out when the 10th-seeded Kawai birdied the 17th hole. Kawai ...

The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

District III postseason gets underway

FIRST PHOTO: Molokai’s Lassen Bush slides into home plate underneath the tag of Lanai’s Kian Tubera during the third inning of Molokai’s 28-1, five-inning win Friday in a Hawaii State Little League District III Junior (13-14) Division tournament game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Friday ...

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BASEBALL HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III TOURNAMENTS Friday’s Results At Maehara Stadium JUNIOR (13-14) DIVISION KIHEI 4, CENTRAL EAST MAUI 0 Central East Maui 000 000 0—0 4 2 Kihei 100 201 x—4 5 2 Tyson Takeishi, Nathaniel Kerzicnik (2), Trion ...

Kurt Suzuki

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .223 batting avg. (21-94), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 10 runs, 5-19 on SB attempts against.

Tyler Munetake of Wailuku tees off on the third hole during his 1-up victory over Honolulu’s Remington Hirano in a round-of-16 match at the Manoa Cup on Thursday at Oahu Country Club. • KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Munetake into Manoa Cup quarterfinals

The Maui News – Tyler Munetake of Wailuku took the lead on the first hole and stayed in front the rest of the way in defeating Honolulu’s Remington Hirano 1 up on Thursday to reach the quarterfinal round of the Manoa Cup. Hirano made double bogey on Oahu Country Club’s par-4 first hole. ...

Kurt Suzuki

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI THURSDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .223 batting avg. (21-94), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 10 runs, 5-19 on SB attempts against.

Kyle Snyder demonstrates technique with Jayden Ferreira. • The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

Young wrestlers learn from gold medalist

FIRST PHOTO: Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder (right) demonstrates technique with Jayden Ferreira during a wrestling clinic Wednesday at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Approximately 50 youths received instruction from Snyder, who became the youngest Olympic wrestling champion in U.S. history ...

Tyler Munetake of Wailuku tees off on the fourth hole at Oahu Country Club during match play at the Manoa Cup on Wednesday.
• KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Munetake moves on at Manoa Cup

The Maui News – Tyler Munetake of Wailuku advanced to the round of 16 at the Manoa Cup on Wednesday after defeating Honolulu’s Trevor Arashiro 2 and 1 in the second round of match play at Oahu Country Club. Munetake, a Baldwin High School graduate who recently wrapped up his sophomore ...

Kurt Suzuki

Suzuki helps Braves topple Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kurt Suzuki broke out of his hitting slump with a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 13-2 on Wednesday. Suzuki’s home run — his fourth of the season— in the third inning off Tanner Roark (6-4) snapped an 0-for-19 slump. The Baldwin ...

Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves runs to first base after hitting a single in the seventh inning Wednesday. 
• AP photo

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: 2-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, HR, 1-1 on SB attempt against. Hit two-run homer to left center in third inning; singled to deep center, scored in seventh inning. SEASON: .223 batting avg. ...

Keala Panzarini of Safari Bloodstock makes a nearside back shot with Laura Coflin of Rising Sun Solar close on defense in the Wahine Arena Challenge on Sunday at Manduke Baldwin Polo Arena. • Coral DeCoite photo

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POLO MAUI POLO CLUB Sunday’s Results At Manduke Baldwin Polo Arena Women’s Circuit Arena Challenge Walk trot Horses R Us 2, Rising Suns 1 Canter/Gallop Maui Polo Club 3, Rising Suns Red 1 USPA Wahine Arena Challenge Round Robin 1. Employers Options, 2. Rising Sun ...

Ryley Widell was 8-2 with a 1.98 ERA and 115 strikeouts in 95-2/3 innings pitched for Central Arizona Junior College this season. • BLADE ROBINSON photo

Widell drafted by Twins

As Ryley Widell pondered his place on the list of Major League Baseball draftees from Maui, he smiled. “This has been quite the journey for me,” the 2015 King Kekaulike High School graduate said after the Minnesota Twins selected him with the first pick of the seventh round of the MLB ...

MIL football schedule released

The Maui News – The Maui Interscholastic League football schedule released to The Maui News on Tuesday features a pair of Interscholastic League of Honolulu teams facing MIL teams in nonconference play. Defending Division I league champion Baldwin High School will play defending Open ...

Justin Ngan of Wailuku hits his tee shot on the eighth hole Tuesday during his 2-and-1 win over Wailuku’s Ryan Chang in the first round of match play at the Manoa Cup. • KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Ngan, Lee, Munetake advance at Manoa Cup

The Maui News – Wailuku’s Justin Ngan, Chad Lee and Tyler Munetake earned wins in the first round of match play at the Manoa Cup on Tuesday at Oahu Country Club. Ngan, last year’s runner-up, never trailed in his match against Wailuku’s Ryan Chang, eventually winning 2 and 1. Ngan next ...

Kurt Suzuki

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .213 batting avg. (19-89), 3 HR, 16 RBIs, 8 runs, 4-18 on SB attempts against.

Justin Ngan watches a shot off Oahu Country Club’s third tee during the stroke-play portion of the Manoa Cup on Monday. • KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Six from Maui in Manoa Cup open matches

The Maui News – Tyler Munetake of Wailuku earned the No. 6 seed in the match-play portion of the Manoa Cup open division with his even-par round of 71 on Monday at Oahu Country Club, and last year’s runner-up, Wailuku’s Justin Ngan, was also among the six Mauians to reach the field of ...

Maui’s Ryley Widell selected in 7th round by Minnesota Twins

Ryley Widell, a 2015 King Kekaulike High School graduate, was selected today by the Minnesota Twins in the Major League Baseball draft with the first pick of the seventh round, 196th overall. Widell has a scholarship awaiting at the University of North Carolina, but Eric Widell, Ryley's ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Maui High football workouts begin Maui High School football workouts are underway at the Kahului campus. For varsity players, weight-room sessions are scheduled for 6-8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, and field work is scheduled for 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For junior ...

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Golf ROYAL KAANAPALI GOLF CLUB Saturday’ Results At Royal Kaanapali Course A flight—Hugh O'Reilly 71, Oscar Sabedra 76, Debbi Katz 77, Larry Kudlaty 77. B flight—Allen Shaw 66, Mathew Dauenhauer 68, Herb Coyle 70, Jeff Szem 74. C flight—Lyn Muegge 67, Robert Jaques 74, Lynn ...

Kurt Suzuki

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .213 batting avg. (19-89), 3 HR, 16 RBIs, 8 runs, 4-18 on SB attempts against.