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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 1-3, run, BB, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Walked in second inning; singled to left, scored in sixth. SEASON: .262 batting avg. (45-172), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 23 runs, 9 PB, 8-39 on SB ...

Maui Invite ticket packages to go on sale Tuesday

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The Maui News Ticket packages for this year’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational men’s college basketball tournament are set to go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Booster tickets (for access to all games for one team) and all-tournament reserve tickets (for access to all 12 ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .260 batting avg. (44-169), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-38 on SB attempts against.

Jasmine O’Brien holds up the gold medal she won at the USA Swimming Futures Championships last week during a Hawaii Swim Club workout Wednesday at Kokua Pool in Kahului. The Maui News / ROBERT COLLIAS photo

Golden girl

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KAHULUI — Her coach compared it to an accomplishment that dates back six years. Her training partner said it was “amazing.” Jasmine O’Brien, as usual, giggled when asked about her victory Saturday in the 400-meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Futures Championships in Santa Clara, ...

Rainbow Wahine at No. 20 in preseason coaches poll

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The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team was ranked No. 20 in the AVCA Division I preseason Top 25 coaches poll released Wednesday. The preseason ranking is the lowest for the Rainbow Wahine since 1993, when they started the season at No. 22, and is only the second ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .260 batting avg. (44-169), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-38 on SB attempts against.

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Suzuki, Braves fall to Phillies

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The Phillies’ Nick Williams scores as Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki waits for the throw from the outfield during the fourth inning of Philadelphia’s 5-2 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday. Suzuki, a Baldwin High School graduate, went 1-for-4 in the game, hitting a single in the seventh. AP photo

Rainbow Wahine picked to win Big West Conference

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The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team, entering the first season of the post-Dave Shoji era, finds itself in a very familiar position — as favorites. The Rainbow Wahine were selected to win their third consecutive Big West Conference championship in the ...

Maui golfers end play at U.S. Women’s Amateur

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The Maui News Kimberlie Miyamoto of Kahului and Jasmine Cabajar of Wailuku were unable to advance to the match play portion of the U.S. Women’s Amateur at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Miyamoto shot a 1-over 73 in the final round of stroke play Tuesday for a 9-over 153 ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Running KRAIG VICKERS HONOR RUN Sunday’s Results At Keopuolani Park 5K Matt Holton 17:38, Cody McCorriston 17:49, Adam Hakola 18:06, Jacob Higa 18:11, Gian Santiensanio 18:47, Dakota Grossman 19:24, Jay Ellis 19:55, Lindsey Wilbur 20:05, Lester Domingo 20:08, Erickjustin Domingo ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: 1-4, 2 K, 0-3 on SB attempts against. Singled to center in seventh inning. SEASON: .260 batting avg. (44-169), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-38 on SB attempts against.

Kahana Canoe Club’s mixed open crew charges to a win in the last event of the Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association state championship regatta Saturday afternoon at Hanakao‘o (Canoe) Beach Park. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Kahana inspired to ‘Live Like Geoff’

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LAHAINA — The back of their shirts read “Live Like Geoff.” The Kahana Canoe Club women’s novice A and mixed open crews honored Geoff Hunter, the brother of club member Jenna Hunter, on their way to state titles on Saturday at Hanakao‘o (Canoe) Beack Park in the Hawaiian Canoe Racing ...

Miyamoto, Cabajar start play at U.S. Women’s Amateur

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The Maui News Jasmine Cabajar of Wailuku and Kimberlie Miyamoto of Kahului each shot 8-over 80 Monday in the first round of stroke play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Cabajar, a Maui High School graduate entering her sophomore ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Ole Longboard Classic scheduled for Saturday The 24th annual Ole Longboard Classic will be held Saturday at Launiupoko Park in Lahaina. There will be 13 divisions: menehune, juniors, junior men, junior women, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over, open men, open women, tandem and the Ole ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (43-165), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-35 on SB attempts against.

Alex Chiarella hits his drive off the 17th tee as caddie Jake Grodzinsky looks on during the final round of the Maui Open on Sunday at The Dunes at Maui Lani. The Maui News / ROBERT COLLIAS photo

Chiarella takes Maui Open title

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WAILUKU — The last time Alex Chiarella won the Maui Open, he could not accept any prize money, as he had a college career at the University of San Diego waiting. This time, he will gladly take home the $5,000 paycheck. Chiarella sank a dramatic 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday ...

Maui Ponies fall short at West Zone tournament

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The Maui News The second remarkable summer of youth baseball for Maui ended on Sunday when the Maui Ponies fell 9-3 to Covina, Calif., in the championship game of the Pony (13-14) West Zone tournament in Livermore, Calif. Covina advances to the Pony World Series that begins Friday in ...

Jasmine O’Brien of Hawaii Swim Club smiles as she stands atop the podium after receiving her gold medal for winning the 400 freestyle at the USA Swimming Futures Championships on Saturday in Santa Clara, Calif. REID YAMAMOTO photo

O’Brien wins gold at Futures meet

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The Maui News Jasmine O’Brien of Hawaii Swim Club won the 400-meter freestyle at the USA Swimming Futures Championships on Saturday in Santa Clara, Calif. O’Brien, a Seabury Hall junior, posted a time of 4 minutes, 22.71 seconds in the final to beat California’s Noelle Fimbres ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Golf Pukalani Terrace Golf Club Saturday’s Results At Pukalani Country Club A flight—Front: Jo Maldonado 32.5; Back: Rob Lee 36.5. B flight—Front: Chris Lopez, Sheila Gomes 36.5; Back: Chris Lopez 35.5. C flight—Front: Dennis Sugiyama 34; Back: Dennis Sugiyama 37. Closest ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (43-165), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-35 on SB attempts against.