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The Baldwin High School girls wrestling team edged Kamehameha Kapalama by half a point for the Bears’ first-ever state team crown at the Texaco State Wrestling Championships at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu on Thursday night. The Bears scored 157.5 points, Kapalama had 157 and Lahainaluna ...

Bears, Na Alii advance to state semis

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The Maui News Maui is making more than an appearance at The Queen’s Medical Center Boys Soccer Division I State Championship on Oahu. Both Baldwin and King Kekaulike high schools — the Maui Interscholastic League champion and runner-up, respectively — won their quarterfinal matches ...

Lunas top Mustangs, to play for fifth place

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The Maui News Carter Stockham scored 14 points to help lead the Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team to a 61-50 victory over Kalaheo in a fifth-place semifinal of the Snapple Division I Championship on Thursday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Reece Pascua and Aukai Kama each ...

WSL: Billabong Pipe Masters off for 2019

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The Maui News Due to a permitting dispute with the City and County of Honolulu, the World Surf League announced Thursday that the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters will not be run. The event, annually the last of the WSL World Tour and the final stop on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, will be ...

UH ends losing streak with win against UC Irvine

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IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Gibson Johnson and Sheriff Drammeh scored 13 apiece and Michael Thomas hit four free throws in the final 41 seconds to help the University of Hawaii men’s basketball defeat UC Irvine 62-61 on Thursday, ending the Rainbow Warriors’ five-game losing streak. Johnson ...

MIL champs in state title contention

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The Maui News The Maui Interscholastic League secured 18 individual semifinal spots and have teams in contention for both team titles after the first day of the Texaco State Wrestling Championships at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu on Wednesday. The Baldwin High School girls are leading ...

Lunas, Spartans lose in state quarterfinals

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The Maui News Maui Interscholastic League champions Lahainaluna High School and Seabury Hall both fell in quarterfinal play at the Snapple Boys State Basketball Championships on Wednesday on Oahu. The No. 3-seeded Lunas fell to Punahou 50-40 in the Division I tournament at McKinley gym, ...

Jacob Fernandez Ruiz

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• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.54 • SPORTS: Basketball • FAMILY: Pikake and Mark Fernandez Ruiz of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: SADD Club, playing sports, going to the beach, spending time with friends and family • FUTURE PLANS: Studying kinesiology at the University ...

Rebecca Geng

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• Maui Preparatory Academy / Grade 11 • GPA: 3.88 (AP literature, biology; Psychology 100) • SPORTS: Volleyball, swimming, tennis • FAMILY: Claudette and Chris Geng of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Global Issues Network, Rotary ...

Bubba’s big stage

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WAILUKU — Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa has been on big baseball stages: starting as a sophomore for Baldwin High School’s 2016 state championship team, and back-to-back trips to trips to the Senior League World Series come to mind. The Bears senior addressed by almost all who know him as ...

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Rodeo HHSRA Maui District At Kaonoulu Ranch, Makawao Saturday’s Unofficial Results Keiki Show No. 5 Leadline Barrel racing—1. Tayze Sinenci Aukai 24.223, 2. Evie Sproat-Augustiro 30.189, 3. Kingston Abbey 31.202, 4. Kamea Paoa-Otsuka 35.651, 5. Narra Elena Tyrrell 41.237, 6. ...

Woolley lifts Na Alii to victory over Chargers

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WAILUKU — The last two times the King Kekaulike High School boys soccer team was in The Queen’s Medical Center State Championships — in 2013 and last year — Na Alii was eliminated in double overtime by Pearl City. The Chargers were back to face Na Alii, the Maui Interscholastic League ...

Warriors fall short against Hurricanes

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PUKALANI — Kamehameha Schools Maui made the Snapple Boys State Basketball Championships for the first time since 2010. The Warriors’ stay lasted just one day. Kapolei (13-1), the third-place team from the Oahu Interscholastic Association, used its significiant height advantage to pull ...

Lahainaluna seeded third for state tournament

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Maui Interscholastic League champion Lahainaluna High School received the No. 3 seed for next week's Snapple Division I Boys Basketball State Championship. The Lunas will face the winner of Monday's game between Punahou and McKinley in Wednesday quarterfinals at McKinley in Honolulu. MIL ...

Kemper finishes second, Lenny fourth at Nazare

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First photo: Kai Lenny of Spreckelsville competes during the semifinals of the World Surf League Big Wave Tour Nazare Challenge on Sunday in Portugal. Lenny went on to finish fourth in the six-man final with a score of 13.23. Brazil’s Lucas Chianca (19.89) won the event, with Maui’s Billy ...

Five MIL wrestlers seeded No. 1 for state meet

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The Maui News The Maui Interscholastic League emerged with five top seeds, four of them girls, for the Texaco Wrestling State Championships set for Wednesday and Thursday at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Lahainaluna High School’s girls team, the winner of two of the last three state ...

Spartans seeded third for D-II state tourney

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The Maui News Seabury Hall is seeded third for this week’s Snapple Boys Basketball Division II State Championship on Oahu. The Spartans, the Maui Interscholastic League champions who are 12-1 this season, will face Damien in a quarterfinal game on Wednesday at Kaimuki. The winner of the ...

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Baseball MAUI AJA BASEBALL Sunday’s Results At Maehara Stadium DAIMYO 5, ASAHI’S 0 Asahi’s 000 000 0—0 1 1 Daimyo 121 100 x—5 10 3 Dean Kawamura and Gavin Takakura. Sammy Sutton, Skylar Ishikawa (5) and Kealii Murray, Keelan Yagi (5). W—Sutton. L—Kawamura. Leading ...

MIL girls get it done

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KIHEI — It was Girls Day for the Maui Interscholastic League at the K. Mark Takai State Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday at the Kihei Aquatic Center. Five different MIL girls won individual state titles in the eight-event individual race slate. Adding in Baldwin High School’s ...

Encinas places fourth at WCWA nationals

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Alexis Encinas of Lahaina made All-American status by placing fourth at the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association National Championships on Saturday at the Abe Lemons Arena in Oklahoma City. Encinas, a two-state champion while at Lahainaluna High School, is a freshmen at Emmanuel College ...