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Rainbow Warriors improve to 2-0 with another sweep

Stijn van Tilburg had nine kills to lead the fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-13, 25-12, 25-20 victory over Concordia-Irvine on the second night of the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Warrior Classic on Friday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. After hitting ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

MIL SWIMMING MIL NEW YEAR’S MEET Saturday’s Results At Kihei Aquatic Center Girls Team—1. Baldwin 66, 2. King Kekaulike 45, 3. Seabury Hall 36, 4. Lahainaluna 33, 5. Maui High 26, 6. Maui Prep 21. 1-meter diving—1. Keana Gulnac, Seabury Hall, 161.80; 2. Lia Delizo, ...

Cowell helps lead Rainbow Warriors to season-opening sweep

The Maui News King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton Cowell had a match-high 12 kills as the fourth-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team opened the season with a 25-17, 25-11, 25-13 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology in a Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Warrior ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Run of Love 5K to be held Feb. 16 The inaugural Run of Love 5K is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 16 at Keopuolani Park. The Valentine’s Day-themed race has both individual ($25 registration) and couples relay ($40) sign-ups. The race is being conducted as the senior project of Kihei ...

Crucial Warriors-Bears match postponed

KAHULUI — The girls and boys soccer matches between Kamehameha Schools Maui and Baldwin High School were postponed on Wednesday at Keopuolani Park after the girls teams from both schools had warmed up for their 5 p.m. scheduled start. Concerns over the field conditions and weather were the ...

Namoa leads Lunas to win over Na Alii

The Maui News Susi Namoa scored 23 points, and the Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team remained undefeated with a 74-42 victory over King Kekaulike on Wednesday at Lahaina Civic Center. Abby Akamaine had 14 points and Ashley Akamine added 13 as the Lunas improved to 8-0 in Maui ...

Drammeh helps Rainbow Warriors down Titans

HONOLULU (AP) — Sheriff Drammeh tied his career high with a season-high 23 points as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat Cal State Fullerton 79-68 on Wednesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. The game marked the first Big West Conference matchup of the season for both ...

Rolovich’s contract extended through 2022

The Maui News University of Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich has been given an extension that keeps him under contract through the 2022 season, athletic director David Matlin announced Tuesday. Rolovich’s initial contract expires following the 2020 season. If UH qualifies for a bowl ...

Bonofiglio, Mattos lead Sabers to win over Lunas

The Maui News Melia Bonofiglio and goalkeeper Brooke Mattos each scored two goals to help the Maui High School girls soccer team defeat Lahainaluna 6-0 on Tuesday afternoon at the Sabers’ field in Kahului. Dzana Alibegic and Therize Millare also scored for the Sabers, who improved to ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Friday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Steve’s 29.5, Rick’s 29, Wesley’s 27, Ana’s 25, Fred’s 21, Celine’s 20.5, Mary’s 20, Brian’s 20. High series (handicap)—Patsy Kaeo 655, Steve Salatti 617, Ken Potts 617, Celine Belanger ...

Players to see revamped course for 2020 TOC

KAPALUA — After finishing tied for fourth, Rory McIlroy was pleased with his first appearance in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. “I put a new driver, a new ball and a new putter in the bag and they all felt really good,” McIlroy said after his 72 on Sunday left him at 15-under 277. ...

Schauffele surges to title

KAPALUA — Sunday was simply Xander Schauffele’s day at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Alex Nakajima had an early feeling that it might turn out that way. Schauffele fired a course-record-tying 11-under-par 62 on the Kapalua Plantation Course to beat Gary Woodland by one ...

Thomas, Simpson, Day turn in strong finishes

KAPALUA — Before Xander Schauffele posted his dramatic course-record-tying 62, Justin Thomas, Webb Simpson and Jason Day had the scores of the day in the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Sunday at the Kapalua Plantation Course. Thomas shot 8-under 65 to finish third at ...

Sentry Tournament of Champions

First photo: Xander Schauffele smiles after being presented with the Sentry Tournament of Champions trophy Sunday. Second photo: Rory McIlroy tees off on the Kapalua Plantation Course’s first hole. Third photo Marc Leishman tees off on No. 14. Fourth photo: Bryson DeChambeau gestures after ...

Monahan sees gambling as way to grow game of golf

The Maui News With the Supreme Court’s decision in May to allow sports betting throughout the nation, the PGA Tour is trying to stay ahead of the game, commissioner Jay Monahan said as part of his roundtable discussion with print media members on Saturday. “I think on the gambling side, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Paddling Maui Paddling Hui Merriman's Triangle Race Sunday’s Results At Hanakao‘o (Canoe) Beach Park Long course: 8.9 miles; Short course: 5.5 miles LONG COURSE Male OC-1 Elite—1. Triston Kahookele-Santos 1:08:11, 2. Kevin Dudoit 1:08:11, 3. Nalu Sampson 1:08:26, 4. Dane Dudoit ...

Woodland maintains three-shot lead

KAPALUA — Gary Woodland has slept on 54-hole leads seven times in stroke-play events on the PGA Tour, but has never finished the deal. Today, he gets another chance as the leader of the Sentry Tournament of Champions with a three-shot advantage at the Kapalua Plantation Course. His playing ...

McIlroy not really having whale of a time while on Plantation Course

Rory McIlroy’s mother, Rosie, leads her son by three this week at the Sentry Tournament of Champions — in whale sightings. “The ocean,” McIlroy said during his post-round press conference Saturday when asked what he looks at between shots at the Plantation Course, where he is making ...

Monahan says Tournament of Champions ‘in a great spot’

KAPALUA — There is little question that the Sentry Tournament of Champions is on firm footing — perhaps the strongest outlook the event has ever enjoyed in its 21-year history at the Kapalua Plantation Course. There are several factors for that, including the current title sponsorship of ...

Tournament images

Marc Leishman gives a fan back a hat after autographing it following his round Saturday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. SECOND PHOTO: Xander Schauffele blasts out of a trap on the ninth hole. THIRD PHOTO: Lanai’s Christian Yumol takes a photo of his ...