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Woodland maintains three-shot lead

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KAPALUA — Gary Woodland has slept on 54-hole leads seven times in stroke-play events on the PGA Tour, but has never finished the deal. Today, he gets another chance as the leader of the Sentry Tournament of Champions with a three-shot advantage at the Kapalua Plantation Course. His playing ...

Monahan says Tournament of Champions ‘in a great spot’

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KAPALUA — There is little question that the Sentry Tournament of Champions is on firm footing — perhaps the strongest outlook the event has ever enjoyed in its 21-year history at the Kapalua Plantation Course. There are several factors for that, including the current title sponsorship of ...

Tournament images

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Marc Leishman gives a fan back a hat after autographing it following his round Saturday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua Plantation Course. SECOND PHOTO: Xander Schauffele blasts out of a trap on the ninth hole. THIRD PHOTO: Lanai’s Christian Yumol takes a photo of his ...

Bears edge Sabers for third MIL victory

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Kui Ross made four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points to lead the Baldwin High School boys basketball team to a 44-43 victory over Maui High on Saturday night at the Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului. The Bears scored just two points in the first quarter and trailed 25-16 at ...

King Kekaulike girls, boys pick up victories over Lahainaluna

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Kawehi Andrade scored two goals and assisted on two more as the King Kekaulike High School girls soccer team defeated Lahainaluna 7-0 on Saturday in Lahaina. Eliana Akinaka and Teani Arakawa also each had two goals and Zoe Rehrer also scored to help Na Alii improve to 5-1-1 in Maui ...

Na Alii girls, Spartans boys and mix crews earn second wins

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The Seabury Hall boys and mix crews, as well as the King Kekaulike girls, made it 2-0 on the season with wins at Maui Interscholastic League regatta No. 2 on Saturday at Kahului Harbor. The Spartans’ boys team of Robert Gibbons, Reiley O’Connor, Devon Palazattoo, Ben Swartz, Mark ...

Lahainaluna girls, Baldwin boys take top spots in Hana

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The Lahainaluna High School girls and Baldwin boys wrestling teams each rode five top-tier wins to victories at the Maui Interscholastic League’s season-opening round-robin meet Friday and Saturday in Hana. In the girls competition on Friday, the Lunas compiled 37 points, finishing well ...

UH posts another exhibition sweep of British Columbia

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The Maui News Stijn van Tilburg had nine kills and Rado Parapunov added eight as the third-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team defeated British Columbia 25-21, 25-18, 25-17 in an exhibition match Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. King Kekaulike High School graduate ...

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Woodland charges into lead

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KAPALUA — Thursday was a lonely round of golf for Gary Woodland. By the end of Friday’s second round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, he stood alone at the top of an impressive leaderboard. A day after traversing the Kapalua Plantation Course alone when playing partner Kevin Na ...

Major renovations coming to Plantation Course

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KAPALUA — At 7,518 yards long, the Kapalua Plantation Course is already the fourth-longest of the 51 events on the PGA Tour. The course is set to undergo major renovations that will cost more than $10 million after the Sentry Tournament of Champions finishes on Sunday. The course will shut ...

Tuivai, undefeated Spartans down Farmers

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Anau Tuivai scored 22 points as the Seabury Hall girls basketball team defeated Molokai 61-32 on Friday night at Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda. Tuivai had seven points in the first quarter as the Spartans took a 17-8 lead. Seabury Hall led 36-15 at halftime. Ameera Waterford added 12 ...

Cowell leads UH to exhibition sweep of British Columbia

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King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton Cowell had a match-high 10 kills to lead the third-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 win over British Columbia in an exhibition match on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Cowell, a redshirt junior ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Maui rugby team wins Oahu tournament The Mana O Maui Warriors rugby team won the open high school gold medal at the Oahu 7s Tournament held last weekend. Mitchell Hirose scored five of the team’s nine tries in the tournament as the Maui Warriors defeated the Kahuku All Blacks 14-10, the ...

Tway fires 66 to take early lead

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KAPALUA — Kevin Tway didn’t feel well, but he used his experience at the Kapalua Plantation Course to walk away with the lead after the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Thursday. Tway battled an illness all day long, but still shot a bogey-free 7-under-par ...

Players sound off on new rules for flagstick, drops

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The Maui News Several new rules of golf took effect during the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but none was more prevalent than the option to leave the flagstick in the hole while putting. Reactions to the flagstick rule, one of several new rules designed to help speed up ...

Lunas remain unbeaten with victories over Sabers

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The Maui News The Lahainaluna High School girls and boys basketball teams both remained undefeated Thursday night with wins over Maui High at Lahaina Civic Center. Susi Namoa had 15 points, Ashley Akamine scored 13 and Aira Baguyo added 12 to lead the Lady Lunas to a 64-23 victory. ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Friday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Steve’s 26.5, Wesley’s 26, Rick’s 25, Ana’s 22, Fred’s 21, Mary’s 20, Brian’s 19, Celine’s 16.5. High series (handicap)—Frederick Calhau Jr. 618, Steve Salatti 612, Wesley Apo 609, ...