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KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 3-4, HBP, 2 runs. Hit by pitch in first inning, singled and scored in fourth, singled and scored in fifth, singled in ninth. SEPTEMBER: Six games, .348 batting avg. (8-23). SEASON: .266 ...

Erin Koshiba hands off to Kailua Ladies teammate Kate Beres near Hookipa Beach Park during the Hana Relay on Saturday. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

RUNNING HANA RELAY Saturday’s Results Hana to Kahului Mixed—1. Viva Los Mariachis 5:25:49, 2. Couple Power 6:20:25, 3. Mana Kai 6:35:07, 4. Cereal Killers 6:37:32, 5. Cops N Robbers 6:44:22, 6. Slow And Steady 6:51:47, 7. Maui Life 6:52:47, 8. T.E.R. 6:53:25, 9. White Tigers 6:55:07, ...

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Chayce Akaka carries the ball for Baldwin High School during the first quarter of the Bears’ 46-14 win over Kamehameha Maui on Friday at War Memorial Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Akaka leads way as Bears beat Warriors

WAILUKU — Chayce Akaka has showed many times that he can do just about everything on the offensive side of a football field. The two-time Maui Interscholastic League Offensive Player of the Year took things to a new level Friday night, though. Putting the Baldwin High School football team ...

Erica Pilotin of Seabury Hall goes up for a shot as Molo­kai’s Sehja Pedro (left) and Mary Grace Ringor defend during the third set of the Spartans’ 25-21, 25-19, 25-19 victory over the Farmers on Friday at Erdman Athletic Center. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Seabury remains unbeaten, hands Molokai first loss

OLINDA — The long road of recovery is behind Seabury Hall’s Erica Pilotin. The senior team captain, one year removed from reconstructive knee surgery after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament, recorded nine kills and five digs Friday to help lead the Spartans to a 25-21, 25-19, 25-19 ...

Rays record first victory

Haleakala Waldorf School earned the first varsity sports win in its athletic program history Friday, beating Maui Prep 25-18, 25-23, 20-25, 25-18 in a Maui Interscholastic League girls volleyball match at the Paia Gym. Mileina Sniffen had seven aces and 33 kills for the Rays (1-4), and Ramona ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .258 batting avg. (58-225), 15 HR, 41 RBIs, 29 runs, 10-47 on SB attempts against.

Baldwin High School’s Anela Bechert tries to send a shot past King Kekaulike's Nina Macphetridge (right) and Annika Stammberger during the first set of Na Alii’s 25-19, 25-9, 25-21 win Thursday. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Na Alii sweep Bears for third straight win

PUKALANI — Chandler Cowell did not start for the King Kekaulike High School girls volleyball team on Thursday — but to her delight, she finished. The senior outside hitter saw her first action in four matches and provided a clear emotional lift for her team in a 25-19, 25-9, 25-21 sweep ...

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Schweitzer bows out in ISA semifinals

Zane Schweitzer of Lahaina rides a wave en route to winning his heat in the third round of stand-up paddle surfing during the International Surfing Association World SUP and Paddleboard Championship on Thursday in Vorupor, Denmark. Schweitzer’s bid to repeat as champion came to an end with a ...

Kurt Suzuki is doused by Arodys Vizcaino during an interview after the Braves’ win. AP photo

Suzuki’s walkoff hit gives Braves win over Marlins

ATLANTA (AP) — Baldwin High School graduate Kurt Suzuki capped a two-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning when his lined single past third base drove in Freddie Freeman and gave the Atlanta Braves a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. Suzuki reached base three times in the ...

Kurt Suzuki heads out of the batter’s box after connecting for a single in the ninth inning that gave the Atlanta Braves a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. AP photo

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: 2-4, HBP, RBI, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Hit by pitch in fourth inning, singled in fifth, hit game-ending RBI single in ninth. SEASON: .258 batting avg. (58-225), 15 HR, 41 RBIs, 29 runs, 12 HBP (t-8th in NL), ...

Chayce Akaka of Baldwin High School ranks second in the Maui Interscholastic League in passing yards, and is fourth in rushing. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

This week in MIL Football

Baldwin vs. Kamehameha Maui Today, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview Baldwin can clinch the Maui Interscholastic League Division I first-round championship this week with a win and a Maui High loss. Kamehameha Maui already knows the D-II first-round title will be on the line next week ...

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Olympian visits Maui gymnasts

Using a translation application, Olympic rhythmic gymnast Samira Amirova of Uzbekistan meets with athletes at the Kid Zone gym in Lahaina on Tuesday. Amirova, who competed in last year’s Olympics, was a bronze medalist at the 2015 Grand Prix. “Her dedication and love of the sport is an ...

Rainbow Wahine lose to Cougars in five sets

The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team lost its opening match in the Outrigger Resorts Challenge on Thursday, falling 25-18, 25-12, 16-25, 15-25, 25-7 to Brigham Young at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. McKenna Granato had 25 kills for the Rainbow Wahine ...

McCall records ace at Pukalani

The Maui News Karen McCall of Paia recor­ded a hole-in-one Tuesday at Pukalani Country Club. McCall aced the fist hole, using a driver for the 138-yard shot, which was witnessed by Ted McCall.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Strike Force 15, Da Hui II 11, No Ka Oi 9 1⁄2, All Good 9, Unrespectables 7, Pac Auto 6 1⁄2, Jus Us 0. High series (handicap)—Darylene Acosta 631, Leinani Kaauwai 627, Tony Gaoiran 622, Chris Hagin ...

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Schweitzer begins bid for world title repeat

First photo: Zane Schweitzer of Lahaina competes in the first round of stand-up paddle surfing during the International Surfing Association World SUP and Paddleboard Championship on Wednesday in Vorupor, Denmark. Schweitzer, the defending champion, posted the best score of the day, a 14.70, ...

Nikki Fernando hits a return during her 6-4, 6-0 victory over Cosette Wu on Monday at Wells Park in the Wai­luku Labor Day Junior Open girls 18 final. Fernando, 13, won all three of her matches at the event, dropping a total of just six games. MANNY FERNANDO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Tennis WAILUKU LABOR DAY JUNIOR OPEN Friday’s to Monday’s Results At Kahului Community Center, War Memorial, Wells Park and Royal Lahaina Courts Singles Boys 18 Final—(1) Andre Ilagan def. (2) Jordan Azuma 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1. Playoff—(3) Andrew Yip def. (4) Max Hoffman 6-2, 4-6, ...

The Braves’ Kurt Suzuki scores ahead of a tag by the Rangers’ Robinson Chirinos during the second inning of Atlanta’s 5-4 win over Texas on Wednesday in the second game of a doubleheader. AP photo

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: 1-3, 2B, HBP, run; 0-1 on SB attempt against in second game of doubleheader. Hit by pitch and scored in second inning, hit ground-rule double in eighth. SEASON: .253 batting avg. (56-221), 10 2B, 15 HR, 40 RBIs, ...

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Warriors remain unbeaten

LAHAINA — On a team full of power hitters, the importance of seniors Inez Garcia and Aliah Ayau for Kameha­meha Schools Maui is hard to overstate. Ayau dished out 35 assists and collected eight digs to match Garcia for team-high honors Tuesday night as the Warriors swept Lahaina­luna ...