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Daniel Berger putts on the ninth hole during the Tournament of Champions in January.
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Sentry takes over as sponsor for Kapalua

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Maui High School running back Justin Polido takes a handoff from quarterback Kainalu Tancayo during the Sabers’ 24-7 loss to Kapaa on Aug. 5. The Sabers, 0-2 in nonleague play, open their MIL schedule Friday at Kamehameha Maui.
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Sabers stress hard work

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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 ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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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.

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Youth participate in Passas clinic

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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 ...

Tristan Catan of Kamehameha Schools Maui tackles Kalaheo punt returner Jordan Elliott during the Warriors’ 35-28 win on Aug. 4.
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Warriors off to promising start

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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

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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 ...

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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. ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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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.

Joshua Tihada of Lahainaluna High School runs between Kamehameha Kapalama’s Ezra Evailmalo (left) and Jonah Apo during the second quarter of the Lunas’ 34-10 loss to the Warriors on Saturday at Sue Cooley Stadium. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Warriors wear down Lunas

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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 ...

Mau Ah Hee competes during the Ole Longboard Classic on Saturday at Launiupoko Park. -- DAYANIDHI DAS photo

Ah Hee captures third Ole title

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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 ...

Maui High School’s Torryn Kauhaahaa-Sulusi looks to cut around the Kamehameha Hawaii defense during the Sabers’ 23-0 loss to the Warriors on Saturday night in Keaau, Hawaii. -- Hawaii Tribune-Herald / TIM WRIGHT photo

Bears, Sabers fail to score in road losses

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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

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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 ...

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Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Bockius wins U.S. Nationals women’s title Maui’s Tamara Bockius earned her fourth national title last week, winning the open women’s slalom division at the U.S. Windsurfing Nationals in Berkeley, Calif. Bockius won the title as the only female competitor in the 20-sailor field. Last ...

Josh Kulhavy-Sutherland spikes a ball set by Colton Cowell as Corey Spence gets ready to block during an Aloha Volleyball men’s tournament match Saturday in Kula. -- SCOTTIE ZUCCO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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VOLLEYBALL ALOHA VOLLEYBALL Saturday’s Results At Kula Men—1. Colton Cowell and Josh Kulhavy-Sutherland, 2. Yeshua Goodman and Corey Spence, 3. Hunter Marrs and Rocky Delyon, 4. Amy Ozee and Nyck Yashiro, t5. Jon Schultz and Brian Connor, t5. Jake Caracheo and Ben Perry, 7. Jaryn ...

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The Cardinals’ Carlos Martinez scores as he avoids the tag from Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki in the fourth inning of St. Louis’ 6-5 win over Atlanta on Saturday. -- AP photo

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 1-3, 2 RBIs, BB, K. Hit two-run single to left in first inning. SEASON: .263 batting avg. (46-175), 12 HR, 35 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-39 on SB attempts against.

King Kekaulike High School varsity and junior varsity players warm up at the start of practice Tuesday on the school’s baseball field. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Future appears bright for Na Alii

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PUKALANI — The numbers reflecting the recent past are not pretty, but the future appears brighter for the King Kekaulike High School football team. Na Alii enter the season riding a 23-game losing streak dating back to a 23-13 win over Kamehameha Maui on Sept. 5, 2014 — they were ...