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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Notebook

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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 ...

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, ...

Tournament images

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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 ...

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 ...

Shockers move into title game

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LAHAINA — Wichita State’s balanced effort withstood Marquette’s one-two punch. Landry Shamet scored 19 points for the Shockers, who had three other players also reach double digits and got at least one field goal from every player who took the floor in an 80-66 win over Marquette on ...

Kelly does unheralded work for Wichita State

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LAHAINA — Already one of Gregg Marshall’s favorite players, Rashard Kelly made his coach especially happy late in the first half of Wichita State’s win Tuesday. With little more than three minutes left before halftime and the Shockers leading Marquette by three points in the semifinals ...

Fighting Irish post another lopsided win

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LAHAINA — Notre Dame came to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational with one thing in mind. After a dominant 92-53 win over LSU on Tuesday in a semifinal game at the Lahaina Civic Center, the Fighting Irish are one victory from their goal. “I told our guys when we practiced in here on Saturday, ...

Jake Ballesteros

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• Lanai High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.2 (English 100) • SPORTS: Wrestling, cross country, golf • FAMILY: Francis and Violeta Ballesteros of Lanai City • ACTIVITIES: Lettermans Club, Leo Club, hunting, fishing, camping • FUTURE PLANS: Studying civil engineering at a ...