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Slate takes Neil Pryde pro title

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On the windiest race day in several years, Peter Slate had the speed and stamina to win the pro division at the Neil Pryde Hawaii State Championship on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park. The Neil Pryde was the fourth and final event of the 34th annual Maui Race Series. Slate also won the 40-59 ...

Central East Maui Seniors win World Series opener

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The Central East Maui All-Stars opened their third straight appearance in the Senior (15-16) League World Series with a 6-3 win over South Carolina District 1, the host team, on Saturday night in the featured game of the opening day in Easley, S.C. “There are no easy games here,” CEM ...

Farmers to dip toe into 11-player football waters

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Molokai High School will play an 11-man football game for the first time in more than 55 years when the Farmers host Honokaa for a contest on Aug. 17. Molokai last played regulation football in the early 1960s when players like Larry Helm, a community leader who died in 2013, roamed the ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Fernandos play at WTT Junior Nationals Competing with Team Hawaii at the World Team Tennis Junior Nationals, Zack and Nikki Fernando of Kihei helped the Hawaii team finish 14th in the 16-team field last week at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif. The WTT Junior Nationals, hosted by ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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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 SATURDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .265 batting avg. (62-234), 32 runs, 32 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-26 on SB attempts against.

‘Supaman’ Saint

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He’s being called a “Hawaiian Supaman.” After a recent act of heroism, Mitchell Loewen has been through a media blitz that has included interviews with the NFL Network and ESPN radio. Just the third former Maui Interscholastic League player ever to play in the NFL — following Kaluka ...

Maui Palominos avoid elimination at West tourney

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The Maui Palominos staved off elimination at the Palomino (17-18) West Zone tournament on Friday with a 14-4 win over the Newcastle Miners in Compton, Calif. Maui ended the game by scoring eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Bobby Drayer was 4-for-4 at the plate with three runs, ...

Maui Summer Classic continues at LCC

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Brandon Chung of the Kahului Falcons drives for a first-half basket in a Maui Summer Classic U16 game against Eastside Basketball Club of Oahu on Friday at Lahaina Civic Center. The tournament ends today with the championship games at Lahaina Civic Center. SECOND PHOTO: Kahului’s Jojo ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 1-3, run. Singled to center, scored in third inning. SEASON: .265 batting avg. (62-234), 32 runs, 32 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-26 on SB attempts against.

Help Wanted

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When it came to finding out what he wanted to do in life, John Turzer got pointed in the right direction when he was only a 10-year-old kid in north Philadelphia. “The gentleman that lived across from me was a high school and college Division I basketball official and he used to take me to ...

Maui teams fall in regional tournaments

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The Maui News All three Valley Isle youth baseball teams in action on the Mainland lost their games Thursday. The Central East Maui Little League All-Stars fell 13-6 to Scripps Ranch, Calif., in the championship game of the Intermediate (12-13) 50/70 West Regional in Nogales, Ariz. ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Cio has hole-in-one at Kahili Golf Course Adam Cio of Pukalani made a hole-in-one on Tuesday at Kahili Golf Course. Cio used a 7 iron to ace the 151-yard sixth hole. Witnesses were Kevin Cole and Chris Sharp. ***** Albitz aces No. 8 at Pukalani Country Club Gary Albitz of Makawao had ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: 1-4. Singled to left in second inning. SEASON: .264 batting avg. (61-231), 31 runs, 32 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-26 on SB attempts against.

Hoopin’ it up at Maui Summer Classic

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First photo: Con 3’s Mary Pahukoa drives against Ball Out’s Pa‘ani Yap in a Maui Summer Classic U12 game at Wailuku Gym on Wednesday. Con 3 won 30-29. The youth basketball tournament continues today and Friday at Wailuku Gym, Lahainaluna and Lahaina Civic Center — championship games are ...

Central headed to third straight Seniors World Series

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Head coach Craig Okita said it is no coincidence that the Central East Maui Senior All-Stars have now qualified for four Senior League World Series in the last five years, including three straight. Central East Maui finished an impressive run through the West Regional with a 12-1 win over ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Golf MAUI FIL-AM GOLF CLUB Sunday’s Results At Maui Nui Golf Club July Ace—A flight: Roy Aipa; B flight: Ernie Cayaban. Low net—A flight: Rodrigo Villa 69, Roy Aipa 70, Cesar Iniba 70, TJ Fuentes 72, Gerald Suzuki 72; B flight: Ernie Cayaban 67, Simeon Facuri 68, Alex Naki 70, ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .264 batting avg. (60-227), 31 runs, 32 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-26 on SB attempts against.

Maui Invitational bracket revealed

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The Maui News With five titles and a 15-0 record here, Mike Krzyzewski knows just how important the Maui Jim Maui Invitational can be for the season at a top men’s college basketball program like Duke. The bracket for this year’s tournament was unveiled Tuesday, showing that the Blue ...

Intermediates rally to make West semifinals

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The Maui News The Central East Maui Little League Intermediate 50/70 team rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to defeat Western of Tucson, Ariz., 12-6 in the quarterfinals of the West Regional in Nogales, Ariz., on Tuesday. Western scored three runs in the top of the first inning. After ...