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Baseball LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS TOURNAMENT Tuesday’s Result At Kaunakakai CHAMPIONSHIP MAUI UPCOUNTRY 7, WEST MAUI 5 West Maui 013 010—5 Maui Upcountry 005 20x—7 Kaimana Ancheta, Keale Kuluhiwa-Kim (3), Rachel Pagdilao (4) and Ezekiel Opunui. Tyson Sawyer-Mahoe, Cayden ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: Entered at catcher in ninth inning, did not bat. SEASON: .285 batting avg. (51-179), 26 runs, 27 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

Valle: Bellator debut fight vs. Melendez ‘a blessing’

KIHEI — As Tiani Valle works out in the South Side Boxing Club ring inside the garage at Nante Manangan’s house in north Kihei, she knows how big a step she is about to take. The 23-year-old Baldwin High School graduate and Kula resident will fight Keri Melendez in a strawweight bout on ...

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Grandy aces No. 16 at Maui Country Club George Grandy of Haiku made a hole-in-one on Wednesday at Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville. Grandy used a 9 iron to ace the 107-yard 16th hole. Witnesses were Grant Shoemaker, John Mills, Mike Rich, Raymond Tendo and Mark ...

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Little League District III Minors Tournament Monday’s Result • At Kaunakakai WEST MAUI 10, CENTRAL EAST MAUI 7 West Maui 111 430—10 Central East Maui 200 104— 7 Ezekiel Opuniu, Ezra Smith (4), Rachel Paglidao (6), Jarius Nahaoikaika (6), Kamahao Frais-Kaauamo (6) and Kaimana ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: 1-2, 2 BB, RBI, SF. Hit sacrifice fly to center in first inning; singled to right in third; walked in seventh and ninth. SEASON: .285 batting avg. (51-179), 26 runs, 27 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts ...

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Swimming MAGSA LONG-COURSE MEET Saturday’s Results At Kihei Aquatic Center Girls 10 and under 50-meter freestyle—1. Alexa Ventura, Maui, 42.22; 2. Luci Balmaceda, MDSC, 44.99; 3. Nene Ruluked, IA, 47.36; 4. Tiare Ibanez, IA, 47.93; 5. Ava Cuomo, IA, 51.56; 6. Eva Starmer, IA, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .282 batting avg. (50-177), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

Surprise win a sign of solid foundation for Na Kai Ewalu

KAHULUI — Na Kai Ewalu Canoe Club entered its host role in Saturday’s John Wilimington III Regatta at Kahului Harbor in seventh place in the Maui County Hawaii Canoe Association standings. That didn’t matter to the girls 13 crew in the purple-and-white boat early in the day. The crew of ...

Slate recovers from rough morning to capture pro division at Dakine Classic

KAHULUI — Peter Slate captured the pro division in windy conditions at the Dakine Classic on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park. The Dakine was the second windsurfing event of the 36th annual Maui Race Series. Competitors in the pro division hit speeds of over 37 miles per hour in the steady ...

Toluta‘u makes USA Eagles debut in win over Canada

Baldwin High School graduate Vili Toluta‘u earned his first international cap with the United States senior men’s rugby team, entering as a sub in the Eagles’ 42-17 victory over Canada on Saturday in Halifax, Nova Scotia. U.S. coach Gary Gold called Toluta‘u into the game for flanker ...

BasketballMaui camp wraps up

Kai Hiwa Harp spins balls under the supervision of coach Joe Odhiambo during BasketballMaui’s camp last week. The weeklong camp had about 300 participants across three gyms. SECOND PHOTO: Nobu Shing (center) and Kepa Cabanas (right) participate in a drill. THIRD PHOTO: Blaze Potratz makes ...

Balala to take on Kaleiopu at East Maui Boxing Club Show

Central Maui’s Rocky Balala and Dalis Kaleiopu of Waianae, Oahu, will fight in the main event of Saturday’s East Maui Boxing Club Show at Paia Gym. The card will feature boxers from Maui and Oahu. The event, a fundraiser for East Maui Boxing Club, is sanctioned by USA Boxing. Doors open ...

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BASEBALL LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS TOURNAMENT Saturday’s Results At Kaunakakai WEST MAUI 12, MOLOKAI 2, 5 INNINGS Molokai 100 01— 2 5 4 West Maui 820 02—12 4 2 Nykee Naeole-Starkey, Jared Aiana (1) and Kailyn Poepoe. Rachel Pagdilao, Keale Kuluhiwa-Kim (4) and ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 2-5, 2B. Doubled to right in fourth inning; singled to center in sixth. SEASON: .282 batting avg. (50-177), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.

O’Brien ready for international debut

Hawaii Swimming Club Maui’s Jasmine O’Brien is used to swimming fast. Next week, the reigning back-to-back state champion in the 500-yard freestyle for Seabury Hall will face a new level of competition when she competes at the 12th Oceania Championships in Port Moresby, Papua New ...

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BASEBALL HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III MINORS TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At Kaunakakai UPCOUNTRY MAUI 5, CENTRAL EAST MAUI 4 Central Maui 202 000 00—4 1 3 Upcountry Maui 112 000 01—5 3 0 Rylee Sparling, Kai Kang (2), Jayson Kahakanu (5), Braedon Souza (6) and Malu ...

From Maui to the Majors

From Maui to the Majors Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 0-1, HBP. Entered at catcher, hit by pitch in 12th inning. SEASON: .279 batting avg. (48-172), 26 runs, 26 RBIs, 8 HR, 6 HBP, 4 E, 2-14 on SB attempts against.