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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 THURSDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .262 batting avg. (38-145), 10 HR, 30 RBIs, 20 runs, 8-31 on SB attempts against.

Central teams headed to World Series

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Another summer, another two World Series berths for Valley Isle teams. The Central East Maui Senior (15-16) League All-Stars clinched their third World Series berth in the last four years with a six-inning, 10-0 win over North Oakland on Wednesday to claim the West Regional title in ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .262 batting avg. (38-145), 10 HR, 30 RBIs, 20 runs, 8-31 on SB attempts against.

Mauians rising up ranks

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The time is now for Keelan Ewaliko and Teva Eldridge. Maui’s members of the University of Hawaii football team have both reached positions of prominence — Ewaliko enters fall camp that begins Thursday as the starter at the X wide receiver spot, and Eldridge appears to be in line for plenty ...

Suzuki homers twice to lead Braves past Diamondbacks

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PHOENIX — Lately, there’s no slowing down Kurt Suzuki. The Baldwin High School graduate hit two home runs Tuesday — bringing his total to six in just eight July games — to lead the Atlanta Braves to an 8-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Suzuki was back in the lineup for the ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI TUESDAY: 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 2 HR. Hit two-run homer to left center in seventh inning; homered to left in eighth. JULY: 8 games (7 starts), .375 batting avg. (12-32), 6 HR, 11 RBIs, 8 ...

Central into semifinals of Intermediate West Regional

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The Maui News – Dylan Kokubun came within a home run of the cycle and Keoni Painter had two doubles among his four hits as Central East Maui continued its dominant run through the Little League Intermediate (12-13) 50/70 Division postseason by defeating Bainbridge Island, Wash., 13-2 in five ...

Maui moves one win from Senior Series

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The Maui News – Central East Maui moved one win away from a berth in the Little League Senior (15-16) Division World Series by defeating North Oakland, Calif., 9-8 on Monday in a West Regional game in Sacramento, Calif. Central’s Jyrah Lalim scored on an error in the top of the seventh ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: 0-1. Flew out as pinch hitter in ninth inning SEASON: .255 batting avg. (36-141), 8 HR, 27 RBIs, 18 runs, 8-31 on SB attempts against.

Casey, Anderson claim Poi Bowl SUP titles

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(First Photo): Australia’s James Casey celebrates after being the first overall finisher in the Maui SUP Cup Poi Bowl Race on Sunday. Casey covered the approximately 9.8 miles from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor in 1 hour, 8 minutes, 39 seconds. (Second Photo): New Zealand’s Annabel ...

Central reaches final day of Majors state tournament

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The Maui News – Levi Maddela hit a two-run homer and finished with five RBIs as Central East Maui beat Kawaihau, Kauai, 11-3 on Sunday in a Hawaii State Little League Major (11-12) Division state tournament elimination game at Pu‘uki Field in Waialua, Oahu, advancing to the final day of the ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .257 batting avg. (36-140), 8 HR, 27 RBIs, 18 runs, 8-31 on SB attempts against.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Paddling MAUI SUP CUP POI BOWL RACE Sunday’s Results Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor Female Open Stand-Up Paddleboard 31-40—1. Annabel Anderson 1:23:14, 2. Andrea Moller 1:25:33. 41-50—1. Devin Blish 1:27:20, 2. Tomoe Yasu 1:51:57, 3. Elizabeth Campos 2:08:45. 61 and over—1. ...

Spoelstra offers instruction to Maui youths

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FIRST PHOTO: Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra takes part in a drill Saturday at Baldwin High School’s Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku during a clinic that took place in conjunction with the Department of Education’s Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture and Health initiative. The clinic, ...

Hawaiian finishes unbeaten county season

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LAHAINA — Hawaiian Canoe Club may not be an underdog heading into the state regatta, but it would be hard to call the Maui County Hawaiian Canoe Association champions a favorite, either. The club seeking its 15th state title in 19 years ended the county season Saturday at Hanako‘o (Canoe) ...

Central moves one win from regional final

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The Maui News Central East Maui won its second straight game to open the Little League Senior (15-16) Division West Regional on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif., getting a combined two-hitter from Bubba Hoopii-Tuionetoa, Jyrah Lalim and Roy Meinen in a 4-0 win over Nogales, ...

Massenburg wins twice at Goya Pro-Am

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Ben Massenburg captured two division titles in the Goya Pro-Am on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului. Massenburg swept all four races in the 60-and-over age group in the third event of the 33rd annual Maui Race Series, and won two of four heats in the semipro. Winds ranged from 15 to ...

Island Water Polo wins open-water tournament

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The Maui News Island Water Polo won the 16-and-under girls championship in an open-water tournament July 13-16 at California’s Shaver Lake. The Maui team went 4-0, winning 12-6 over Sanger, 16-4 over Legacy and 12-2 over Rebel before defeating Sanger again 12-4. Island Water Polo had ...

Racers take to track in Puunene

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FIRST PHOTO: Jill Kollist gets a jump on the competition in her Chevrolet during the Valley Isle Timing Association drag races Saturday at Maui Raceway Park in Puunene. Monthly drag races are scheduled through November. SECOND PHOTO: Zaylen Andrade rockets from the starting line against ...