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Keone Kapisi and the Brigham Young University men’s soccer team will the be the U.S. representative at the World University Games next month in Chinese Taipei. The U.S. faces Italy, Brazil and Russia in pool play. Rachel Annabella Photography / RACHEL COX photo

Kapisi takes on the world

It took Keone Kapisi three tries to make the Brigham Young University men’s club soccer roster. Now, the 2012 Maui High School graduate has the chance to represent the United States in next month’s World University Games in Chinese Taipei — the BYU team was selected in March as the ...

The Central East Maui All-Stars pose with their banner after winning the Hawaii State Little League Intermediate (12-13) 50/70 Division state tournament on Monday. BROOKE DANIELS photo

Central claims 50/70 state title

The Maui News The Central East Maui All-Stars dominated the competition on their way to claiming the Hawaii State Little League Intermediate (12-13) 50/70 Division championship on Monday at Ala Wai Park in Honolulu. In its four tournament games, Central outscored its opponents 61-14. Keoni ...

The Braves’ Kurt Suzuki celebrates after hitting a home run in the sixth inning Thursday. AP photo

Suzuki, Braves beat Nationals following long ‘no-rain’ delay

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Kurt Suzuki homered to score the go-ahead run and Mike Foltynewicz quieted the Washington Nationals’ bats as the Atlanta Braves won 5-2 following an unusually dry rain delay that lasted more than three hours Thursday. Suzuki’s solo homer in the sixth ...

Haokea Kekahuna-Tomita is congratulated by teammates after his three-run homer gave Central East Maui a 10-0, four-inning win over Kihei on Wednesday in the Hawaii State Little League District III Majors (11-12) Division title game at Dorvin Leis Field. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Central wins district title

KIHEI — Levi Maddela knows it will be tough to match what his Central East Maui Little League team did last year, but this summer’s unit took care of the first step in impressive fashion. Maddela hit one of his team’s three home runs, Isaiah Chaves struck out five batters in a ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .237 batting avg. (28-118), 6 HR, 21 RBIs, 14 runs, 8-29 on SB attempts against.

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Kihei earns spot in title game with win over Molokai

First photo: Kihei’s Trey Shimabukuro slides safely into third base as Molokai’s Dion Augustiro tries to handle a throw in the third inning of Kihei’s 5-3 victory in a Hawaii State Little League District III Majors (11-12) Division Tournament game Tuesday at Dorvin Leis Field in Kihei. ...

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HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MAJORS (11-12) DIVISION TOURNAMENT Tuesday’s Result At Dorvin Leis Field KIHEI 5, MOLOKAI 3 Molokai 000 012—3 Kihei 002 03x—5 Sarius Tancayo, Hokuao Arce (4), Dion Augustiro (5), Gavin Ainoa (5) and Hezekiah Horner. Justin Tolentino, ...

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Lahaina team wins at Arizona tournament Lahaina Volleyball Club won the girls 16 championship in the Volleyball Festival that took place Thursday to Sunday in Phoenix. The team won all 12 of its matches — six in two-set sweeps. The title match was won by forfeit over Arizona’s ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .237 batting avg. (28-118), 6 HR, 21 RBIs, 14 runs, 8-29 on SB attempts against.

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Macedo adds NSSA national title to championship haul

First photo: Summer Macedo rides a wave Monday at Huntington Beach Pier in California on the way to winning the open women’s division in the National Scholastic Surfing Association championships, giving the 16-year-old from Lahaina a second national title in her championship-filled summer. ...

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Baxter wins SUP World Cup title

First photo: Pukalani stand-up paddler Connor Baxter smiles after taking the SUP World Cup overall title Sunday in Scharbeutz, Germany. Baxter won the distance race after placing third in the sprint event Saturday. Lincoln Dews of Australia was second overall, finishing fourth in distance after ...

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Baseball Hawaii State Little League District III Majors (11-12) Division Tournament Monday’s Results At Dorvin Leis Field KIHEI 11, UPCOUNTRY 2 Kihei 121 322 — 11 Upcountry 000 010 — 1 Dustin Weiss, Lucas Kashtan (6) and Raymond Steben. Laiku Wong, Jacob Poouahi (4) and Jaxon ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .237 batting avg. (28-118), 6 HR, 21 RBIs, 14 runs, 8-29 on SB attempts against.

Brad Apo and daughter Lehiwa Apo pose with their Makawao Rodeo all-around cowboy and all-around cowgirl saddles Sunday afternoon at Oskie Rice Arena. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Apos defend all-around titles

The Maui News Brad Apo and his daughter Lehiwa Apo repeated as the all-around champions at the Makawao Rodeo on Sunday at Oskie Rice Aren. Lehiwa Apo claimed the cowgirl title despite suffering a knee injury in a fall that took place after she completed a scoring run in mixed dally team ...

Atlanta’s Kurt Suzuki rounds the bases after homering in the 12th inning of the Braves’ 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. AP photo

Two home runs by Suzuki send Braves past A’s

The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. — Kurt Suzuki’s first home run against the team with which he started his major league career made him smile. The second felt even better. Suzuki led off the top of the 12th inning with his second home run of the game, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a ...

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Champions crowned in 10 divisions at Maui Cup

Chai Cortez (right) of Maui United and Kiana Ching of Honolulu Galaxy 01 vie for a ball during the second half of Maui United’s 4-0 win in the Maui Cup girls under-18 title match at Keopuolani Park in Wailuku. Maui United went 4-0 in the tournament, winning its last three matches by shutout ...

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Lanai hosts 3-on-3 tournament

Tyana Soberano-Foster of Team Nuff Alreadeh puts up a shot as teammates Arriana Maltezo and Kayla Garcia look on, along with the Dirty 30s’ Karen Eastman, Udella Auyong and Nina Riel, during a Lanai Ballers 3-on-3 tournament game Saturday. The Dirty 30s finished as the women’s division ...

Kamahie Samudio controls the ball for Maui United during Sunday’s 4-0 win over the Honolulu Galaxy in the Maui Cup girls under-18 final at Keopuolani Park in Wailuku. The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

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Soccer Maui Cup Sunday’s Results At Keopuolani Park, Kahului Community Center and Luana Gardens Boys U8 Final Maui United 09 Red 4, Maui United 09 White 3 U10 Semifinals Maui United 07 Red 7, Maui United 07 White 0 Whitfield 07 3, Rush 07 2 Consolation Cobras 08 10, ...

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Rough riding at Makawao Rodeo

FIRST PHOTO: Maka Augustiro tries to stop a steer after it slips its rope during Saturday’s Makawao Rodeo double mugging competition at Oskie Rice Arena. Augustiro was teaming with Tristan Hooper in the 62nd edition of the event, which concludes today. SECOND PHOTO: Kaena Poouahi lassos a ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .230 batting avg. (26-113), 4 HR, 19 RBIs, 12 runs, 8-28 on SB attempts against.