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UH improves to 3-0 with win over Troy

HONOLULU (AP) — Sherriff Drammeh had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists, and Jack Purchase added 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat Troy 72-67 in overtime Monday night to win the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic at ...

Valley Isle-bound Wichita State downs College of Charleston

The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall was anxious to get a look at the play by play after his No. 6 Shockers defeated College of Charleston 81-63 on Monday. He wanted to know exactly what time things went south after Wichita State built a 33-point ...

Paula Stockman of Vancouver, British Columbia, raises her arms as she crosses the finish line Saturday in the Day of Hope 5K in Wailea. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Running DAY OF HOPE RUNS Saturday’s Results At Wailea 10K Female—1. Malia Crouse 41:51.00, 2. Veronica Winham 42:38.32, 3. Kaylee Volner 44:41.24, 4. Kathleen Kenney 46:22.99, 5. Chelsea Peterson 46:24.03, 6. Dana Naylor 46:31.81, 7. Sarah Gibson 48:59.16, 8. Elizabeth Thibaudeau ...

Rainbow Wahine earn first win

The Maui News Makenna Woodfolk had 15 points and 15 rebounds, and Julissa Tago added 15 points as the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season Sunday, 73-58 over Seattle University in Seattle. Sarah Toeaina had 13 points and nine rebounds for the ...

Morgan Noireaux competes in the Aloha Classic semifinals Saturday at Hookipa Beach Park en route to winning the men’s pro title at the event for a third time. -- International Windsurfing Tour / SI CROWTHER photo

Noireaux, Hauser win Aloha Classic championships

Morgan Noireaux claimed his third Aloha Classic title Saturday at Hookipa Beach Park in Kuau, winning a men’s pro final in which all four competitors were separated by less than a point, and Sarah Hauser took the women’s pro championship, posting the highest score in any division at the ...

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War Memorial fight card benefits Southside

Tommy Cooper Gene Jr. throws a punch at Chris Zercher on the way to winning by technical knockout in their 135-pound mixed martial arts bout during Saturday’s “War on the Valley Isle 6” fight card at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. The event served as a fundraiser for Southside Boxing Club ...

Hawaii’s Solomon Matautia tries to bring down Fresno State’s Jordan Mims during the first half of the Rainbow Warriors’ 31-21 loss to the Bulldogs on Saturday at Aloha Stadium. -- AP photo

UH falls to Fresno State for seventh loss in eight games

The University of Hawaii football team took a lead into the second quarter before losing 31-21 to Fresno State on Saturday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The Bulldogs scored 31 unanswered points in the middle two quarters, getting four touchdown passes from Marcus McMaryion. Diocemy Saint ...

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Labors of Hercules

Washington State’s Hercules Mataafa and Frankie Luvu sack Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley during the first half of the 19th-ranked Cougars’ 33-25 victory over the Utes on Saturday. Mataafa, a Lahainaluna High School graduate, finished with five tackles for loss, including three sacks, and a ...

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Day of Hope Maui runs elicit strong emotions

Kihei’s Ryan Tsang falls into the arms of his father, Chuck Tsang, after winning the men’s 5-kilometer race during Saturday’s Day of Hope Maui runs conducted by the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Ryan Tsang dedicated the race to his grandmother Mary Sham, who died Friday in New York. ...

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Fighters weigh in for tonight’s MMA card

Kaipo Cabatingan (left) and Jace Kaopua pose Friday at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center in Kahului during weigh-ins for the “War on the Valley Isle 6” mixed martial arts card scheduled for today at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. SECOND PHOTO: Tiana Valle (left) and Ericka Ketchum, who are in ...

Sarah Hauser heads to a win in her Aloha Classic semifinal heat Friday at Hookipa Beach Park. -- International Windsurfing Tour / SI CROWTHER photo

Hauser, Howard, Cropas, Abbot in Aloha Classic final

Sarah Hauser continued her run of first-place finishes in the Aloha Classic on Friday, claiming a spot in the final of the International Windsurfing Tour event at Hookipa Beach Park in Kuau. Hauser had the top women’s score of the day, a 15.26, and has finished first in all three of her ...

Chandler Cowell goes up for an attack as Amy Russell waits at the net during an Aloha Volleyball match Friday in Kula. Cowell and Ella Connor won the 18 open title, while Russell and Mileina Sniffen finished second. -- SCOTTIE ZUCCO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

SAND VOLLEYBALL ALOHA VOLLEYBALL Friday’s Results At Kula 18 open—1. Chandler Cowell and Ella Connor, 2. Amy Russell and Mileina Sniffen, 3. Thomas Russell and Tyler Russell, 4. Jesse Coralle and Victoria Martins, 5. Luca Connor and A.J. Ashoff, 6. Aina Frazier and Tia ...

Aloha Classic likely to wrap up today

The Maui News Organizers are anticipating ideal weather and ocean conditions today to run the final day of the International Windsurfing Tour Aloha Classic at Hookipa Beach Park. “Conditions look prime, possibly epic to wrap up the 2017 Aloha Classic tomorrow,” the IWT posted on its ...

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Horses R Us takes USPA women’s championship

The Hawaiian Hurricanes and Horses R Us compete in a U.S. Polo Association Women’s Championship Tournament match Sunday at Kaonoulu Ranch in Kula. Horses R Us won 7-1, and Roxy Keyfauver was named the match MVP. Employers Options was a 1-0 winner over Gold and Black in an earlier match. Kiana ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Aloha Volleyball to hold tournament today Aloha Volleyball is holding a Veterans Day tournament today at the Kula Sand Volleyball Courts. The tournament, for high school boys and girls, is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants must sign up online at alohavolleyball.com. ***** Sabers ...

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Altura, Cowell sign National Letters of Intent

First photo: Kysha Altura of Maui Preparatory Academy signs a National Letter of Intent with Fordham University on Wednesday at the Maui Prep campus in Napili. The three-time Maui Interscholastic League Girls Swimmer of the Year won the 100-yard butterfly and 200 freestyle at the state high ...

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Micah Ornellas-Vergara and Verndette Galapon pose Saturday after competing in the Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic bodybuilding competition at The Modern Honolulu hotel. Ornellas-Vergara was one of eight competitors from Maui to earn a top-four finish, placing fourth in the menÕs physique Class D. Johnny Avallone was the lone champion, winning the menÕs bodybuilding heavyweight title. Sayge Edrada finished second in physique Class A. Taking third place were Travis Toda (lightweight menÕs bodybuilding), Matt Ubilas (menÕs physique Class C) and George Calaro (menÕs physique masters 35 and over). Cheynice Ruidas was fourth in womenÕs figure Class B, and Bryson Pescado was fourth in menÕs physique Class B.

Maui bodybuilders earn top finishes at Hawaiian Classic

Micah Ornellas-Vergara and Verndette Galapon pose Saturday after competing in the Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic bodybuilding competition at The Modern Honolulu hotel. Ornellas-Vergara was one of eight competitors from Maui to earn a top-four finish, placing fourth in the men’s physique Class D. ...

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Airline workers take to beach

First photo: Emirates Airport Services employee Guillermo Duru has a shot blocked by Matthias Miesner of Swiss airline during the Aloha 808 Cup on Tuesday at Big Beach in Makena. Emirates won 21-15. The tournament, which has teams from airlines around the world and takes place at a different ...

Valley Isle Sports/In Brief

Medeiros named to Big West all-freshman team University of Hawaii midfielder Leialoha Medeiros, a Kamehameha Schools Maui graduate, was selected to the Big West women’s soccer all-freshman team last week. Medeiros had one goal this season, in an Oct. 8 loss to UC Irvine. She played in 14 ...