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RGC Golf Club Aug. 19 Results At Maui Nui Golf Club Low gross—Mark Shimamura 69. Net—Myles Fujinaka 68, Glenn Ono 68, Mark Shimamura 69, Gerry Caliva 69, Gordon Guerrrero 70. Par 3s—No. 3: Glenn Ono; No. 7: Clyde Imai; No. 12: Miles Suzuki; No. 14: Ron Ishikawa; No. 17: James ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: 0-3, BB, 0-2 on SB attempts against. Walked in eighth inning. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (76-291), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-42 on SB attempts against.

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .264 batting avg. (76-288), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-40 on SB attempts against.

Honolulu wins it all

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The Associated Press SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — It only took one pitch for Mana Lau Kong to deliver Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade. Against a South Korea team that hadn’t surrendered a home run in the tournament, Kong drove the first pitch his team saw over ...

Rainbow Wahine swept by Kansas State, fall to 0-2

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The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team was swept by Kansas State 25-21, 27-25, 25-19 Sunday at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. It was the second night in a row that the Rainbow Wahine (0-2) were swept by the visiting Wildcats (2-0). McKenna Granato posted 11 kills and 12 digs ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .264 batting avg. (76-288), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-40 on SB attempts against.

Alves rallies for Vans Pro Junior win

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Maui’s Cole Alves holds the winner’s check after capturing the World Surf League Vans Pro Junior title Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va. In the final, the 17-year-old scored a near-perfect 9.17 in the final minutes to rally for the win. Alves had a two-wave score of 16.00, beating out ...

Grove victorious in bare knuckle fighting debut

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Wailuku fighter Kendall Grove earned a big win in his bare knuckle boxing debut Saturday, defeating Bruce Abramski by unanimous decision at Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 2 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss. Grove, a former mixed martial arts fighter who last fought on the ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Learn to play racquetball at YMCA Introductory racquetball classes will be offered at Maui Family YMCA in Kahului on Saturdays next month. Classes are scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 1, 8 and 15. Equipment will be provided. Participants are asked to check in at the front desk. For ...

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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 • COACHES Sept. 7—The King Kekaulike ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 2-4. Singled in sixth and eigth innings. SEASON: .264 batting avg. (76-288), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-40 on SB attempts against.

With bevy of All-Stars, Na Alii brimming with potential

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WAILUKU — The roster for King Kekaulike High School’s girls volleyball team reads like a reunion of the last couple Maui Interscholastic League All-Star teams. Kalena Vaivai, the 2016 MIL Division I Player of the Year, is back as a senior setter/outside hitter after missing all of last ...

Bare-knuckle fighting could be next big thing in combat sports

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LOS ANGELES — David Feldman staged a bare-knuckle boxing match on the undercard of a mixed martial arts show at a Yavapai Nation casino in Arizona in 2011. The promoter offered the fight on the internet as a paid streaming option, just to see if anybody would watch it. Feldman claims the ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (74-284), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-39 on SB attempts against.

Rainbow Warriors ready to start season against Rams

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The Maui News The University of Hawaii football team will get its first test of the year when it takes on Colorado State in its season, road and Mountain West opener on Saturday at Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, Colo. The game is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. HST and will be the third ...

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Running XTERRA ADVENTURE FEST TRAIL RUNS Saturday’s Results At DT Fleming Beach 10K Male—Tymon Ruttan 49:06.8, Harry Higgins 49:58.51, Chris Howard 51:00.57, Jesse Krebs 52:01.79, Brad Kakral 53:02.60, Daniel Cribbs 54:07.4, Grant Allison 55:51.59, Lance Eves 57:00.13, Seth Bleuer ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (74-284), 39 runs, 39 RBIs, 9 HR, 9 HBP, 4 E, 5-39 on SB attempts against.

Grove takes on new challenge

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Kendall Grove, Maui’s most prominent professional fighter, was nearly ready to call it a career. He lost his last three mixed martial arts bouts — and five of his last eight — and his contract with Bellator had run its course after a loss to A.J. Matthews in January. Saturday, he will ...

Honolulu Little League to play for U.S. crown

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The Maui News Honolulu routed Staten Island, N.Y., 10-0 in five innings Wednesday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., securing a spot in Saturday’s U.S. championship game. Sean Yamaguchi smacked a grand slam in the second inning to break the game open. He also hit an ...

Suzuki avoids serious injury, DL stint after HBP

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The Maui News Tests on Kurt Suzuki’s left elbow were negative, and the Atlanta Braves catcher is day-to-day with a left triceps contusion, the team announced Wednesday. Suzuki, a graduate of Baldwin High School who is in his 12th major league season, was hit by a pitch from the Pirates’ ...