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Lunas focused on new season

LAHAINA — For the first time, the Lahainaluna High School football team returned to practice this summer as the defending Division II state champions. Not that it makes much difference for these Lunas, who open Maui Interscholastic League play tonight against King Kekaulike. “No ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: 0-3, 2 K. SEASON: .258 batting avg. (47-182), 12 HR, 35 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-40 on SB attempts against.

Sproat wins X-1 belt

Sale Sproat of Molokai is declared the winner of his X-1 world middleweight title fight against Rafael Brewster on Saturday night at the X-1 48 mixed martial arts event at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Sproat stopped Brewster with strikes just 50 seconds into the first round.

Valley Isle Sports

Trotto earns six medals at world masters event Mary Trotto of Kihei won two gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the North and Central America and Caribbean Region of World Masters Athletics Championships last weekend in Toronto. Trotto won the 2,000-meter steeplechase as the only ...

New-look Bears relying on veterans

KAHULUI — Things have changed for the Baldwin High School football team. Gone are 28 seniors from last season’s unbeaten run through the Maui interscholastic League, 19 of whom were starters in the Bears’ 56-35 loss to Mililani in the Division I state quarterfinals. “Not many,” ...

Sentry takes over as sponsor for Kapalua

After more than 18 months of searching, the PGA Tour told The Maui News on Tuesday that Sentry Insurance has signed a five-year agreement to be the title sponsor of the Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. The newly named Sentry Tournament of Champions will maintain its ...

Maui Titans softball tryouts scheduled for Aug. 26-27

Maui Titans DeMarini will be holding softball tryouts for the 2017 and 2018 seasons on Aug. 26-27 at the Baldwin High School softball field. Tryouts are for players born from 2001 to 2004 (14U and 16U age groups) that are committed to travel softball. An informational meeting will be held ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Golf Maui Hawaiian Men Golf Club Sunday’s Results At Kahili Golf Club Low gross—Scotty DePonte 77. A flight—Low net: Scotty Deponte 75, Joe Kanahuna 75, Blackie Khholokula 76 B flight—Low net: John Viela 67, Bishop Kahalehau 73, Kale Kanno 75. Pukalani Ladies Golf ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .263 batting avg. (47-179), 12 HR, 35 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-40 on SB attempts against.

Sabers stress hard work

KAHULUI — The Maui High School football team has strung together three straight winning records in the Maui Interscholastic League for the first time since Curtis Lee was the head coach. Six head coaches later, Rodney Figueroa takes over on the Kahului campus where Lee built a legacy with ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ MONDAY: 1-4, 2B, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Doubled to left in seventh inning. SEASON: .263 batting avg. (47-179), 12 HR, 35 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-40 on SB attempts against.

Youth participate in Passas clinic

FIRST PHOTO: Landen Ambrosio runs with a ball during a youth football clinic with Saint Louis School coach Vince Passas on Sunday at Kulamalu Field. The clinic, sponsored by Upcountry Panthers Jr. Prep Football, also included a coaches clinic. SECOND PHOTO: Jonah Rittmeister participates in a ...

Warriors off to promising start

PUKALANI — Year 2 of the Ulima Afoa coaching era for the Kamehameha Schools Maui football team started with an encouraging win. The Warriors came from behind late to beat Kalaheo 35-28 earlier this month, their first victory over any team other than King Kekaulike since Aug. 22, ...

Lee, Hamada claim HSJGA mixed team championship

The Maui News – Chad Lee of Wailuku teamed with Oahu’s Camie Hamada to win the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association Mixed Team Championship on Sunday at Poipu Bay Golf Course on Kauai. Lee and Hamada shot a 76 in foursome stroke play in the final round to finish at 2-under 142, four shots ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Bowling MAUI INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE Saturday’s Result At Maui Bowling Center BALDWIN BOYS 3, KIHEI CHARTER 0 High scores—Baldwin: Kyle Fuchikami 153, Kainalu Torres-Estores 150-143, Elijah Apuna 136. Kihei Charter: David Boston-Angel 95, Josiah Murasaki 97. Saturday, Aug. ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .263 batting avg. (46-175), 12 HR, 35 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-39 on SB attempts against.

Warriors wear down Lunas

LAHAINA — Well into the fourth quarter, this one was close. Kamehameha Schools Kapalama broke open a 3-point game with three touchdowns in a 4 1/2-minute span midway through the fourth quarter to walk away with a 34-10 win over Lahainaluna at Sue Cooley Stadium on Saturday ...

Ah Hee captures third Ole title

Mau Ah Hee won his third open men’s title at the Ole Longboard Classic on Saturday at Launiupoko Park in Lahaina. The 24th annual longboard contest had a record 259 entries in 13 divisions. The open men division was the biggest with 40 surfers. Ah Hee, who also won the open men in 2006 ...

Bears, Sabers fail to score in road losses

The Maui News The Baldwin and Maui high school football teams were both shut out in non-league games Saturday. Chevan Cordeiro passed for 162 yards and a touchdown and also ran for another score as defending open-division state champion Saint Louis defeated Baldwin 61-0 at Aloha Stadium on ...

Na Alii open MIL season with victories over Sabers

The Maui News The King Kekaulike High School boys and girls bowling teams picked up season-opening wins over Maui High on Saturday at Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku. Dillon Ikeda bowled a 171 to lead the Na Alii boys to a 3-0 victory over the Sabers. Trevor Onaga had a 156 and Ryan Siarot ...