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Rainbow Warriors sweep past Matadors

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The Maui News Rado Parapunov had 12 kills to lead the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-23, 25-16, 25-17 win over No. 12 Cal State Northridge on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Stijn van Tilburg and King Kekaulike High School graduate ...

Bears, Warriors pick up wins on MIL Opening Day

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WAILUKU — Opening Day in Maui Interscholastic League Division I baseball showed that the race has begun already. Two games at Maehara Stadium left last season’s state tournament representatives from the MIL atop the standings at 1-0. In the opener, Kamehameha Schools Maui outlasted King ...

Na Alii remain unbeaten with win over Sabers

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The Maui News Taitum Jones scored four goals to help the King Kekaulike High School girls water polo team remain undefeated with a 12-8 win over Maui High on Thursday at Kihei Aquatic Center. Ceci Buckingham had three goals, Montana DiSegna and Kuaola Emmsley each scored twice and Louisa ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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DIVISION I W L Pct. GB Kamehameha Maui 4 0 1.000 — King Kekaulike 4 2 .667 1 Lahainaluna 4 2 .667 1 Maui High 1 4 .200 3 1⁄2 Baldwin 0 5 .000 4 1⁄2 DIVISION II W L Pct. GB Molokai 4 0 1.000 — Seabury ...

Long Beach rallies past UH, 68-66

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Roberts scored 18 points and hit a pull-up jumper in the paint with 0.5 seconds on the clock as fifth-seeded Long Beach State rallied past the No. 4 seed University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 68-66 in the quarterfinals of the Big West Conference tournament ...

Harmon’s all-around play helps Bears down Na Alii

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KAHULUI — It’s not surprising that Baldwin High School junior Aliya Harmon looked a little tired after Wednesday’s game. After pitching, hitting and playing defense, Harmon produced five RBIs at the plate and threw two innings in the circle to lead the Bears’ softball team to a 9-2 ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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San Agustin wins bronze at U.S. Open Jerico San Agustin of Kiffmann’s Maui Elite Taekwondo claimed a bronze medal at the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships, held Feb. 28-March 3 in Las Vegas. San Agustin won his first three matches in the junior sparring (15-17) male flyweight (48 ...

Lunas top Na Alii for first MIL win

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The Maui News Matt Ramelb fired an even-par 35 to lead the Lahainaluna High School boys golf team to its first Maui Interscholastic League win of the year Wednesday, a 162-222 victory over King Kekaulike at the Kaanapali Kai Course. Jonas Marciel had a 41 and Josh Gutierrez and Kaito ...

Kihei Charter boys take down Warriors

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The Maui News The Kihei Charter boys tennis team gave up just one game in the four matches they contested in a 4-1 win over Kamehameha Maui on Wednesday in Pukalani. Hobbes Wilstead, Quinn Shapiro and the team of Devon Baldwin and Zack Fernando all picked up 6-0, 6-0 wins, while Trevor ...

Tanisha Valdez

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• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.0 (AP calculus, psychology) • SPORTS: Softball, basketball, soccer, bowling • FAMILY: Corinne and Freddy Valdez of Makawao • FUTURE PLANS: Studying biology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, become a cardiac ...

Javin Turalva-Albano

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• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.2 (AP government) • SPORTS: Paddling • FAMILY: Kristelle Turalva-Albano of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Student Council, Rotary Interact Club, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Club • FUTURE PLANS: Studying athletic training at ...

Baldwin rolls to 3-0

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WAILUKU — After recording the best finish ever for a Maui Interscholastic League girls water polo team last season, Baldwin High School has bigger things in mind in 2019. The Bears rolled to their third straight win to open MIL play on Tuesday night at Sakamoto Pool with a 14-1 victory over ...

Kamehameha Maui girls edge Seabury for season-opening win

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The Maui News Liana Kanemitsu and Jayda Lum Lung pulled out a three-set victory at No. 2 doubles to help give the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls tennis team a 3-2 win over Seabury Hall on Tuesday in Kula. Kanemitsu and Lum Lung rallied after losing a tight first set to notch a 6-7, 7-5, 6-2 ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Stone places second at Papara Pro Open Tahiti Maui’s Savanna Stone finished as the runner-up at the Papara Pro Open Tahiti on Monday in Papara, French Polynesia. The 15-year-old Stone, who won this World Surf League Women’s Qualifying Series event in 2017, defeated Oahu’s Gabriella ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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MIL STANDINGS DIVISION I W L Pct. GB Kamehameha Maui 3 0 1.000 — Lahainaluna 4 1 .800 — King Kekaulike 4 2 .667 1⁄2 Maui High 0 4 .000 3 1⁄2 Baldwin 0 4 .000 3 1⁄2 DIVISION II W L Pct. GB Molokai 4 0 1.000 — Seabury ...

The Maui News 2018-19 MIL Wrestling All-Stars

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Nanea Estrella and Coby Ravida will enter their senior years of high school with chances to join some very short lists in Maui Interscholastic League wrestling history. The pair of standout juniors are The Maui News’ MIL Wrestlers of the Year after adding to their list of state crowns last ...

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Gymnastics HAWAII STATE RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS March 3 Results At Lahaina Civic Center Level 4 Grand champion—Camila Pineda-Rodriguez, La Luna. Child B All-around—1. Mia Bornios, La Luna, 19.8; 2. Evie Stocks, Laniakea, 16.3. Floor—1. Mia Bornios, La Luna, 7.8; ...

Attempting new heights at 94th annual Kiwanis Meet

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Seabury Hall’s Colton Baldwin attempts to clear a meet-record 5 feet, 8 1/4 inches in the 8th grade boys high jump Saturday at the 94th annual Kiwanis Club of Maui / County of Maui Track and Field Meet at Yamamoto Track & Field Facility in Wailuku. While he didn’t break the record of ...

Tiger Sharks look to compete for titles in debut season

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WAILEA — Kihei Charter School has never won a Maui Interscholastic League team title in any sport. The Tiger Sharks took a large step toward changing that on Saturday at Wailea Tennis Club. The Kihei Charter boys team beat Seabury Hall 3-2, while it was the Spartans who won the girls match ...

Opening day for Maui Girls Softball Association

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Lahaina second baseman Sabrina Calma waits for the ball to arrive as Lanai’s Sharon Jonas pulls into second in the first inning of their 12-under game Saturday during opening day of the Maui Girls Softball Association season at Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. SECOND PHOTO: Kupaa ...