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Lanai defeats MPA to finish regular season

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The Lanai High School girls volleyball team beat Maui Prep 9-25, 25-18, 25-9, 25-14 on Saturday in Lanai City in the final match of the Maui Interscholastic League regular season, setting up a rematch in the MIL tournament quarterfinals. The Pine Lasses (4-8) and Na Pueo (4-8) will face each ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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MIL CROSS COUNTRY MIL JUNIOR VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS At Central Maui Regional Park Girls Team scores—1. Seabury Hall 32, 2. Maui Prep 49, 3. King Kekaulike 81, 4. Maui High 88, 5. Baldwin 103. Individual results—1. Ameera Waterford, Seabury Hall, 22:15; 2. Skyler Sands, King ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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• 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 Oct. 28—Baldwin High School ...

Maui High School’s Tevita Takitaki heads to a touchdown on a punt return in the first quarter of the Sabers’  45-6 win over King Kekaulike on Friday at War Memorial Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Maui High beats King Kekaulike

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WAILUKU — The preparation games are done for the Maui High School football team. The Sabers got two scoring runs from Justin Pulido and a punt-return touchdown from Tevita Takitaki in beating King Kekaulike 45-6 on Friday night at War Memorial Stadium, winning for the fourth time in five ...

Seabury Hall finishes perfect regular season

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Seabury Hall secured a return to the Division II girls volleyball state tournament after a one-year absence by completing a perfect Maui Interscholastic League regular season with a 25-19, 25-23, 19-25, 25-15 win over Hana on Friday at Parley Kanakaole Gym. Erica Pilotin and Isabel Bennett ...

Keelan Ewaliko will try to help Hawaii earn its first victory in five games today. -- AP photo

Hawaii, San Jose State each looking to end losing streaks

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The University of Hawaii football team will try to stop a four-game losing streak today at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu against San Jose State, which is winless in its last five games. “The past month or so, it’s been pretty tough to lose,” UH quarterback Dru Brown said on the school’s ...

The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

Valley Isle hosts elite youth soccer camp

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FIRST PHOTO: Kai Merrill (left) and Evan Wellerstein battle for a ball during a U.S. Club Soccer Player Development Program drill Friday at Keopuolani Park in Kahului. The two-day camp, hosted by the Hawaii Soccer Federation, finishes today, and will be used to help select players for a U.S. ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Menehune Basketball tryout dates set Tryouts for all districts for the Maui County Parks and Recreation Menehune Basketball League have been scheduled. In the Central District, tryouts for girls are scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at the Old Wailuku Gym, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for Wailuku youths, ...

Former Kamehameha Schools Maui volleyball coach Bala Spencer, shown posing last week with his wife, Lisa (second from left), and children (from left) Pa‘u, Kale and Logan, is recovering from a stroke suffered in November.
The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

A family of Warriors

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Nearly everything has changed for him and his family in the last 10 months, but the beaming smile on Bala Spencer’s face remains the same. A few things are like old times for the former Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball coach. He’s back at home after months away, and when a familiar ...

Bishop Wickes and Baldwin High School will face Kamehameha Maui today.
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

This week in MIL football

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Maui High vs. King Kekaulike Today, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview This will mark the end of the season for King Kekaulike, while Maui High can prepare for next week’s showdown with Baldwin, where the Maui Interscholastic League Division I second-round title will be on the line. ...

‘Monster Smash’ set for Oct. 21

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The “Monster Smash” roller derby doubleheader is scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Central Maui Boys & Girls Club in Kahului. Team Hawaii will face Arizona’s State 48 at 3 p.m., and State 48 will take on the Maui Roller Girls at 4:45 p.m. Fans are encouraged to wear a costume, and prizes ...

Baldwin to hold free youth hoops clinic

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Baldwin High School will conduct a free youth basketball clinic for boys and girls in 4th through 8th grades from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Registration can be completed at baldwinhoops.com, and a permission form and liability waiver — both of which must ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Girls Volleyball MIL STANDINGS DIVISION I W L Pct GB x-Kamehameha Maui 12 0 1.000 — King Kekaulike 7 5 .583 5 Baldwin 5 7 .417 7 Lahainaluna 4 8 .333 8 Maui High 2 10 .167 10 DIVISION II W L Pct GB Seabury ...

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Unbeaten Warriors, Spartans face off for good cause

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Kamehameha Schools Maui (first photo) attempts a first-set kill against the block of Seabury Hall’s Kiana Hyman (right) and Ella Connor during the teams’ exhibition match Wednesday night at Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda. Proceeds from the match will benefit the Dig Pink Side Out ...

Arron Borja

Arron Borja

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• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.4 (AP biology) • SPORTS: Football, wrestling, paddling • FAMILY: Sharon Casio, Sandy Agcaoili and Arturo Borja of Kahului • ACTIVITIES: Volunteer at the design and marketing team for God’s House Maui • FUTURE PLANS: Studying ...

Sage Sarchet, shown competing in the Hagerstown 5K in Maryland, will attempt to post a Boston Marathon-qualifying time of sub-3 hours, 25 minutes when he runs the Maui Marathon on Sunday — his first attempt at the 26.2-mile distance.
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Rediscovering running

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Sage Sarchet has been a force to reckon with on the Maui road running scene for the last few years. On Sunday, the Maui Marathon may turn out to be the force that reckons with him. The 44-year-old will attempt the 26.2-mile distance for the first time with hopes of qualifying for the 2019 ...

Ira Navarro

Ira Navarro

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• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 • SPORTS: Wrestling • FAMILY: Bonnie and Vilma Navarro of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: AOHT Club, weightlifting, running, Lahaina Roughnecks coach • FUTURE PLANS: Attending college • SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy about being ...

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Von Oelhoffen to be inducted into Polynesian Hall of Fame

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Kimo von Oelhoffen of Kaunakakai will be inducted into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, the organization announced Tuesday. Von Oelhoffen, who is of Hawaiian ancestry, played defensive tackle in the NFL for 14 seasons, winning a Super Bowl with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006. From ...

King Kekaulike to play varsity game against Maui High

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King Kekaulike High School athletic director P.K. Higa said in a text message on Tuesday that the varsity football game between Na Alii and Maui High scheduled for Friday will be played as scheduled at 7 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium. Higa added that the junior varsity game will not be ...