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Lunas down Warriors for 14th straight MIL crown

KAHULUI — Ten years plus eight. The Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team rang up its 148th straight Maui Interscholastic League Division I win in a row, 50-28 over Kamehameha Maui in the MIL tournament final at Shine Matsui Athletic Center on Tuesday night, nailing down a 14th ...

Kemper edges Gentil for Sunset Open title

The Maui News Maui surfers posted a 1-2-3 finish at the Sunset Open on Tuesday on Oahu’s North Shore, with Billy Kemper edging out Ian Gentil 15.94-15.70 in the final. Kemper opened with a 7.67 and added an 8.27 before surfing a throw-away 7.30 in winning the World Surf League qualifying ...

Bears stay in postseason picture

The Maui News The Baldwin High School girls soccer team remained in contention for a fourth straight Maui Interscholastic League title and state tournament berth with a 1-0 win over Kamehameha Maui on Tuesday evening at Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Pukalani. Kassie Inouye scored on an assist from ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Umpires wanted for MIL softball season The Maui Interscholastic League is seeking umpires to work softball games as independent contractors starting in March. If interested, call 243-1177. ***** CFSC certification set for March 3 Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC) Level 1 ...

Warriors sew up state spot

KAHULUI — There are five seniors on the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls basketball team. They’re not finished, but they put a symbolic bow on their careers with a 58-30 win over King Kekau­like on Monday in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division I tournament at Shine ...

Kemper posts huge score, moves on at Sunset Open

First photo: Maui’s Billy Kemper competes in the third round of the Sunset Open on Monday on Oahu’s North Shore. With wave faces reaching 15 feet, Kemper posted an 18.15 — with rides of 9.15 and 9.00 — for the highest two-wave total of the event so far and advanced to the fourth round. ...

Unbeaten Lunas get past Sabers in MIL semifinals

The Maui News The Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team rode three players in double-digit scoring to a 52-38 win over Maui High in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division I tournament on Monday at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului. Braeanna Estabillo scored ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Softball MAUI SENIOR SOFTBALL Sunday’s Results At War Memorial Little League fields Kolohe 17, Paninis 2 Toros 10, Pono Seniors 7 Bases Loaded 21, Maui 6-0 8 Guavas 12, Gomes 9 Monarchs 14, Raiders 4 Ka Newa 13, Dragons 1 Mix Breeds 10, Oloz 4 Baseball MAUI AJA ...

Warriors, Spartans secure MIL crowns

LAHAINA — King Kekaulike High School’s Makanahele Emmsley looked up at the finish line alongside her girls paddling crew in disbelief Saturday at the Maui Interscholastic League canoe regatta No. 4 at Hanakaoo (Canoe) Beach Park. “I didn’t see anyone near us and nobody was even ...

Bears keep alive state hopes, tie with Na Alii

WAILUKU — It came in the final minute of an eventual scoreless tie, but it was huge for the slim state tournament hopes of the Baldwin High School girls soccer team. Bears goalkeeper Malie Kuia stoned a wide-open shot by King Kekaulike’s Lyti Akinaka, who had found a through pass in front ...

Buenrostro-Gallimore gears up for swimming swan song

LAHAINA — Next week’s Maui Interscholastic League swimming and diving championships look like they will be a Baldwin High School party, but it will have special meaning for Rebecca Buenrostro-Gallimore. The Bears senior swam the backstroke leg on Baldwin’s victorious 200-yard medley ...

Lunas earn 11 wins at round-robin meet

The Lahainaluna High School boys and girls wrestling teams combined to win 11 of 24 weight classes during the fourth Maui Interscholastic League round-robin meet of the season Saturday at the King Kekaulike Gym in Pukalani. The Lunas boys team picked up six wins; their champions were Ikua ...

Na Alii boys take control

WAILUKU — The Maui Interscholastic League boys soccer standings took a sudden U-turn in less than 15 minutes on Saturday night as dusk fell at War Memorial Stadium. King Kekaulike High School’s come-from-behind 3-1 victory over defending MIL champion Baldwin catapulted Na Alii to the top ...

Sabers top Bears for semifinal spot

Honey Let Padasdao scored 13 points, and the Maui High School girls basketball team defeated Baldwin 38-17 in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I tournament play-in game Saturday at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului. The No. 4 seed Sabers (6-7) led throughout, opening up a 17-4 ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Ki-Aikido introductory course offered Maui Ki-Aikido is offering a four-week introductory course for adults and teens next month at Shunshinkan Dojo in Wailuku. Classes will be held on Thursday nights (Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22) at the dojo located at 194 S. Market Street, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Unrespectable’s 55, No Ka Oi 44.5, Da Hui II 41, Pac Auto 40.5, Strike Force 40, All Good 39, Jus Us 3. High series (handicap)—Sharky Ikeda 708, Roland Caniaveral 704, Chris Hagin 674, ...

Sports Bulletin Board

• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews.com. _______________ Upcoming events • BASKETBALL Saturday-Sunday—Chris ...

Spartans put on show

OLINDA — This one wasn’t close for very long, but the Seabury Hall boys basketball team got to play a home game in front of a rare packed house in the Erdman Athletic Center on Friday night. As the school celebrated senior night for all of its winter sports, the Spartans boys basketball ...

Mancuso calls it a career in superhero style

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy — The Wonder Woman suit. The red cape with a big “J’’ printed on it. The plastic tiara. Julia Mancuso’s outlandish costume for her retirement ski race was a reminder of what made her so great: she was a free-spirited Californian who consistently beat the ...

Macedo into Florida Pro third round

Summer Macedo of Lahaina competes during the second round of the Ron Jon Florida Pro on Friday in Sebastian Inlet, Fla. Macedo posted the best total of the round (15.43) helped by the round’s highest single-wave score 8.10) to advance to the third round of the World Surf League women’s ...