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Keiki take to field for Turkey Bowl

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Keiki Sabers quarterback Kalaheo Kana‘e releases a fourth-quarter pass during a 20-6 loss to the Waialua Bullpups of Oahu in a junior pee wee game Saturday during the Maui Pop Warner Turkey Bowl at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. The event included seven games Friday and Saturday with teams ...

Hawaii running back Diocemy Saint Juste dives to gain more yards during the Rainbow Warriors’ 30-20 loss to BYU on Saturday. -- AP photo

UH falls to BYU in season finale

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HONOLULU (AP) — Squally Canada ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns, and BYU beat the University of Hawaii football 30-20 on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium. Joe Critchlow threw for 166 yards and a touchdown for the Cougars (4-9), who won three of their last five games. Diocemy Saint ...

WSL world title contenders (from left) Courtney Conlogue, Tyler Wright, Sally Fitzgibbons, Carissa Moore and Stephanie Gilmore pose with the WSL trophy Friday at Honolua Bay. -- World Surf League / KELLY CESTARI photo

Lay day called for Maui Women’s Pro

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Organizers called a lay day for the World Surf League Maui Women’s Pro on Saturday, the first day of the holding period for the event at Honolua Bay. “We’ve got three-foot surf here today that’s going to be decreasing throughout the day so we’re off,” WSL deputy commissioner Jessi ...

Maldonado records second ace in two months at Pukalani

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Jo Maldonado of Haiku made a hole-in-one on Nov. 12 at Pukalani Country Club. Maldonado aced the 135-yard 14th hole using a 7 wood. Witnesses were Sheila Gomes and Adele Sumida. Maldonado also had a hole-in-one on Sept. 13, acing Pukalani’s 16th hole.

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Sally Fitzgibbons enters the Maui Women’s Pro leading the World Surf League women’s tour standings — she, Tyler Wright and Courtney Conlogue just need to win at Honolua Bay to clinch the WSL title. -- Nani Loa Photography / TOM COOPER photo

Fitzgibbons looks to break through

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Sally Fitzgibbons is hoping her fifth time competing in the Maui Women’s Pro is the charm as she tries to claim her first World Surfing League world championship today at Honolua Bay. The Maui Women’s Pro is the final contest of the 10-event WSL women’s tour. The 26-year-old Australian ...

Wide receiver Keelan Ewaliko, a graduate of Baldwin High School, and Hawaii play BYU today in both teams’ season finale. -- AP photo

Rainbow Warriors, Cougars renew rivalry

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The last time the University of Hawaii football team defeated Brigham Young, most of the current Rainbow Warriors weren’t even in elementary school. They’re likely too young to remember the magical day in early December 2001 when the undefeated Cougars came into a sold-out Aloha Stadium ...

Josh Hyman digs a ball while partner Hayden Phelps looks on during Aloha Volleyball’s 14U tournament Friday at the sand courts in Kula. Aina Frazier and Lahela Pond won the 10-team event. -- SCOTTIE ZUCCO photo

Aloha Volleyball hosts 14U tournament

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ALOHA VOLLEYBALL Friday’s Results At Kula 14U—1. Aina Frazier and Lahela Pond, 2. Mercedes Winicki and Naomi Winicki, t3. JJ Ashoff and Sofia Connor, t3. Kathryn O’Neill and Zyan Powell, t5. Allara Berkman and Grace Gundred, t5. Maria King and Charlie Mortimer, 7. Josh Hyman and ...

Chaminade players celebrate during the second half of their win over California in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational seventh-place game Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos

Maui Invitational ends on high note

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LAHAINA — Steve Wojcie­chowski went out the door at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday by making sure to get a final thought off his chest. The Marquette coach had been asked the last question of his press conference following the Golden Eagles’ 94-84 win over LSU in the third-place ...

UH joins 2018 Wooden Legacy field

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The Maui News The University of Hawaii men’s basketball team will compete in next year’s Wooden Legacy, set for Nov. 22, 23 and 25 in Southern California. The field also includes Fresno State, La Salle, Miami, Northwestern, Seton Hall and Utah. An eighth and final team will be named at ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Golf RGC GOLF CLUB Sunday’s Results At The Dunes at Maui Lani Low gross—Neal Nitta, Glenn Ono 77. Net—Wayne Edrada 71, Neal Nitta 71, Val Ogata 72, Clyde Imai 73, Gordon Guerrero 74, Victor Inouye 74, Ron Ishikawa 74, Glenn Ono 74. Par 3s—No. 3: Irving Koja; No. 6: Val ...

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At the Lahaina Civic Center

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Monday’s Results Quarterfinals Marquette 94, VCU 83 Quarterfinals Wichita St. 92, California 82 Quarterfinals Notre Dame 83, Chaminade 56 Quarterfinals LSU 77, Michigan 75 Tuesday’s Results Semifinals Wichita St. 80, Marquette 66 Consolation VCU 83, California ...

Notre Dame players celebrate after their 67-66 victory over Wichita State in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational championship game Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos

Irish fight to title

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LAHAINA — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey saw a rainbow as his team was arriving at the Lahaina Civic Center for the championship game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. It was a harbinger of things to come as the Fighting Irish, ranked 13th in the nation by The Associated Press, escaped with a ...

Chaminade players celebrate after earning the program’s eighth Maui Invitational victory, 96-72 over California in Wednesday’s seventh-place game. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Chaminade upsets Cal

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LAHAINA — Chaminade’s Austin Pope was adamant his idea would work, so he asked coach Eric Bovaird for the dry erase board and proceeded to draw up a play. It was that kind of day for the Silverswords — just about everything worked. Dantley Walker scored 23 points, going 7-for-10 from ...

Michigan’s Duncan Robinson goes up for a shot in front of Virginia Commonwealth’s  De’Riante Jenkins during the second half of the Wolverines’ 68-60 victory over the Rams on Wednesday. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Michigan becomes fifth team with 12 Maui wins

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LAHAINA — After a tough opening-day loss, the Michigan Wolverines reset their goals at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Moritz Wagner made sure the mission was accomplished as he saved his best for last at the Lahaina Civic Center. The 6-foot-11 junior from Berlin converted a three-point ...

Marquette’s Andrew Rowsey lets go of a 3-point shot in the second half of the Golden Eagles’ 94-84 win over LSU on Wednesday. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos

Golden Eagles defeat Tigers for third place

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LAHAINA — Steve Wojciechowski was envious of the opposing point guard, but the Marquette coach was happy his team found a way to win the third-place game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. The Golden Eagles got past LSU 94-84 on Wednesday at the Lahai­na Civic Center despite a 39-point ...

Matt Farrell had 59 points and 15 assists in three Maui Invitational games. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Farrell named tournament’s MVP

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For The Maui News Wichita State’s fans were in a tizzy. The Shockers, up by three and with the ball in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational final Wednesday at the Lahaina Civic Center, were less than a minute away from the title. That’s when Matt Farrell helped turn things around for Notre ...

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What’s in a name? Chaminade senior Dantley Walker was named after a favorite player of his father, Greg — Basketball Hall of Famer Adrian Dantley, a former Notre Dame standout. “He went to his camps and stuff when he was a kid,” Walker said after scoring a team-high 23 points in ...

Andrew Rowsey, Marquette 76 points

Tournament leaders

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Points Andrew Rowsey, Marquette 76 Tremont Waters, LSU 68 Don Coleman, California 67 Charles Matthews, Michigan 61 Wednesday’s Leader Tremont Waters, LSU 39 Rebounds Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame 30 Rashard Kelly, Wichita State 28 Charles Matthews, Michigan 24 Marcus Lee, ...

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT PHOTO: Chaminade players celebrate during the second half of their victory over California in Wednesday’s Maui Jim Maui Invitational seventh-place game at the Lahaina Civic Center. • Marquette’s Greg Elliott and LSU’s Wayde Sims compete for a loose ball during ...