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Hawaii’s Keelan Ewaliko is tackled by San Diego State’s Ron Smith (17) and Israel Cabrera during the Rainbow Warriors’ 28-7 loss to the Aztecs on Saturday. -- AP photo

Rainbow Warriors’ offense stifled in loss to Aztecs

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii football team was limited to 195 yards of offense — 35 on the ground — in a 28-7 loss to San Diego State on Saturday at Aloha Stadium. Rashaad Penny ran for a career-high 253 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Aztecs (7-2, 3-2 Mountain West ...

Baldwin repeats as MIL cheer champ

Baldwin High School won the Maui Interscholastic League cheerleading championship for a second straight year Saturday, and Maui High also earned a spot in the state tournament. Baldwin finished with 491.75 points at the Maui High gym in Kahului. Maui High finished second with 370.50. The ...

Lisa Judge reacts after sinking a birdie putt on Maui Country Club’s second hole during the Lester Hamai Memorial on Saturday. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Judge wins Hamai title

Lisa Judge completed a sweep of Maui County’s two premier women’s golf events by winning the Lester Hamai Memorial on Saturday at Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville. Judge shot a 77 for a one-stroke victory over Rose Pagan. Judge also claimed the Maui Women’s Golf Championship title ...

Seabury Hall finishes sixth

The Seabury Hall finished in sixth place in the New City Nissan Division II Girls Volleyball State Championship with a 20-25, 25-18, 15-11 loss to Sacred Hearts on Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Erica Pilotin had 19 kills and 15 digs for the second-seeded Spartans (15-2), ...

Malia Crouse crosses the finish line to win the Duke’s Beach House 10K on Saturday. Crouse covered the course, which began and ended at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, in 47 minutes, 38 seconds. “I had so much fun out there,” Crouse said. “I just loved that course.” The 10K was one of multiple trail runs that took place in conjunction with today’s Xterra World Championship tri­athlon. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

RUNNING XTERRA TRAIL RUNS Saturday’s Results Starting and ending at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua DUKE’S BEACH HOUSE 10K 10-14—1. James Notarangelo 1:00:20, 2. Anatoliy Duko 1:01:26, 3. Jerone Samari 1:16:09. 15-19—1. Joris Genevois 46:07, 2. Easton Anderson ...

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Ian Walsh rides a wave on the way to posting Friday’s best Peahi Challenge score. -- World Surf League / RICHARD HALLMAN photo

Walsh posts top score

Ian Walsh of Kuau had the best wave and heat scores Friday in waves of 35-45 feet during the Peahi Challenge, and was one of four Maui competitors to reach the men’s semifinals of the World Surf League Big Wave Tour event at the spot also known as “Jaws.” Walsh had a single wave worth ...

Reformina takes 39th at state bowling

Brianne Reformina of Kameha­meha School Maui was the top Maui Interscholastic League finisher in the Billy Tees State Bowling Championships on Friday at Kauai Lanes in Lihue, taking 39th place in the girls competition. Reformina had games of 174, 190 and 125 to finish the two-day, nine game ...

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Baxter claims APP world title

Connor Baxter of Pukalani clinched his second straight Association of Paddlesurf Professionals racing world title, and third overall, at the Red Bull Heavy Water in San Francisco on Oct. 20. Baxter placed ninth in the 7.5-mile race with a time of 1 hour, 33 minutes, 7 seconds, one spot ahead ...

Spartans to play for fifth place at state

The Seabury Hall girls volleyball team earned a spot in today’s Division II fifth-place match of the New City Nissan State Championships with a 25-20, 20-25, 15-13 victory over Konawaena on Friday at Kaimuki in Honolulu. The Maui Interscholastic League champion Spartans improved to 15-1 and ...

Warriors, Spartans bow out in state quarterfinals

The Maui News Maui Interscholastic League champions Kamehameha Schools Maui and Seabury Hall were defeated Thursday in the quarterfinals of the New City Nissan Girls Volleyball State Championships on Oahu. The Warriors committed 27 hitting errors in their 25-14, 25-10, 25-11 loss to defending ...

Warriors in eighth place after first day

The Maui News The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls bowling team was in eighth place after the first day of the Billy Tees State Championships on Thursday at Kauai Lanes. The Warriors, champions of the Maui Interscholastic League, had a total of 3,993 with six of nine games completed — the ...

Rainbow Warriors picked to finish fifth in Big West

The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team was picked fifth in the Big West Conference preseason media poll released Thursday. The Rainbow Warriors went 8-8, 14-16 overall, last season to finish fifth in the conference. They received two first-place votes and 146 points ...

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Koa promoted to grand master

Maui’s Kailani Koa (center) poses at King’s Cathedral in Kahului on Oct. 14 after being promoted to kajukenbo grand master. The ceremony was overseen by California grand masters Jessie Corpuz (third from right) and Rick Kingi, (third from left). Also in attendance were students of Koa’s ...

Jefferson Oishi was the first Maui finisher in last year’s Xterra World Championship off-road triathlon, 305th overall. This year’s race is set for Sunday in Kapalua. Paradise Aerial Photography / Tony Lathrop photos

Jefferson Oishi is one of several local athletes ready to take on the Xterra

Even though Jefferson Oishi finished 305th in the Xterra World Championship off-road triathlon a year ago in Kapalua, he represents an important part of the race. Oishi was the second finisher in the field from Hawaii to cross the line on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, the first ...

Dragons fall to Menehunes in D-II first round

The Maui News Nohokula Lind had a team-high 14 kills for the Hana High School girls volleyball team in its four-set loss to Waimea on Wednesday night in the first round of the New City Nissan Division II State Championship at St. Francis in Honolulu. Lind also had 14 digs as the Maui ...

Maui Invitational six-game ticket plans go on sale

The Maui News Six-game ticket mini plans for next month’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational men’s college basketball tournament go on sale today at 9 a.m. on mauiinvitational.com. For the customizable ticket package, fans choose three games from among the Nov. 20 opening-round games and the ...

Seabury Hall runners (from first photo) Veronica Winham, Darby Mulligan and Erika Preseault helped the team win a 12th consecutive Maui Interscholastic League championship last week. The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photos

Pushing positively

On almost any other cross country team, Erika Preseault would likely be a singular leader. The same is true of Darby Mulligan. Ditto for Veronica Winham. Seabury Hall is lucky enough to have all three. The Spartans seniors have helped the team to perfect scores at five meets this ...

Paige Alms (first photo) and Billy Kemper (second photo) head to wins in last year’s Peahi Challenge — the event debuted its women’s division in 2016, while Kemper also won the inaugural men’s contest in 2015. World Surf League / RICHARD HALLMAN photo

Peahi Challenge gets green light

The Maui News The World Surf League on Tuesday announced a “green alert” for the Peahi Challenge, with the expectation that the Big Wave Tour contest will take place Friday, Saturday or both at the location also known as “Jaws.” According to the WSL, wave face heights potentially ...

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Uradomo finishes eighth at state air riflery meet

The Maui News Quinton Uradomo of King Kekaulike High School was the top Maui Interscholastic League finisher in the Civilian Marksmanship Program State Air Riflery Championships, taking eighth place in the boys competition Tuesday at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Uradomo had a score of ...