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Warriors’ season ends with loss to Le Jardin

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PUKALANI — The Le Jardin Academy girls volleyball team traveled to the Valley Isle with just 10 players, but the Bulldogs left town with a hard-fought, four-set win over Kamehameha Maui in a packed Kaulaheanuiokamoku Gym. The crowd was heavily in favor of the Maui Interscholastic League ...

Maui-bound Spartans, Jayhawks ranked 1-3 in AP preseason poll

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The Associated Press There isn’t much Michigan State has yet to accomplish under Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo, from Big Ten titles and Final Four trips to winning a national championship. The Spartans can now add another milestone to the list: They are No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 ...

Wide receiver Stovall no longer on Rainbow Warriors football team

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The Maui News Junior wide receiver Melquise Stovall is no longer a member of the Rainbow Warriors football team, coach Nick Rolovich announced in a press release Monday. “There are certain expectations required of a football student-athlete here at the University of Hawaii,” Rolovich ...

Lunas top Na Alii, headed back to states

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LAHAINA – The Lahainaluna High School football team is a machine that repeats its strengths over and over again. The Lunas clinched a 13th straight trip to the HHSAA Division II state tournament with a methodical 41-3 win over King Kekaulike on Lahainaluna’s homecoming night Saturday in ...

Farmers outlast Dragons, secure state tourney spot

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OLINDA — The Molokai and Hana high schools girls volleyball teams are no strangers to long, tough battles on the court. The latest addition to the rivalry was no exception. The Farmers rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Dragons in five sets Saturday at Erdman Athletic Center, claiming ...

Baldwin, Kamehameha boys to roll off for MIL crown

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The Maui News The Baldwin High School and Kamehameha Maui boys bowling teams are headed to a roll-off. At the end of Maui Interscholastic League regular season play Saturday at Maui Bowling Center, both squads stood at 16-8, forcing a playoff match next Saturday. Kamehameha Maui could ...

Nguyen wins by unanimous decision in Bare Knuckle debut

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The Maui News Dat Nguyen, a 2001 Baldwin High School graduate, beat Travis Thompson by unanimous decision on Saturday night in their 135-pound bout on the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships 8 card in Tampa, Fla. The bout was Nguyen’s BKFC debut and ran his professional boxing record to ...

Rainbow Wahine rally to beat UC Davis in 5

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The Maui News On a night celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Stan Sheriff Center, the 22nd-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team gave the home crowd a comeback to remember. Hanna Hellvig had 16 kills to lead the Rainbow Wahine to a 22-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 15-12 ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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MIL JV Championships Saturday’s Results At King Kekaulike Girls Team—1. King Kekaulike 34, 2. Maui High 51, 3. Kihei Charter 61, 4. Baldwin 82, 5. Molokai 127. Individual—1. Madelyn Dougherty, King Kekaulike, 21:08.56; 2. Priana Dugied, Seabury, 21:45.60; 3. Rio Imperato, ...

From the MIL to the NFL

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Statistics for Lahainaluna graduate Hercules Mata’afa of the Minnesota Vikings: SUNDAY: Played, no statistics recorded. SEASON: 1 tackle (total), 1 tackle for loss, 1 fumble recovery.

Warriors win battle with Bears, 17-14

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WAILUKU — For two seasons in a row, the Kamehameha Schools Maui football team has matched a school-best record and come up short, most likely, of the state tournament. The Warriors fought past Baldwin 17-14 on Friday night at War Memorial Stadium on the Bears’ senior night in front of ...

Spartans capture third straight MIL D-II championship

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OLINDA — With two chances to secure its third consecutive Maui Interscholastic League Division II championship title, the Seabury Hall girls volleyball team wasted no time getting it done Friday night at the Erdman Athletic Center. Junior outside hitter Ella Connor had 20 kills and 11 digs, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BOWLING ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Oct. 11 Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Eddie’s 45.5, Brian’s 37.5, Fred’s 37, Anela’s 36.5, Wesley’s 34, Rudy’s 33, Lee’s 30.5. High series (handicap)—Tani Kenyon 623, Anela Brittain 611, Frederick Brittain 611, Celine ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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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 • BASEBALL Oct. 31—Lahainaluna High ...

The moment has come for Suzuki

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It was a moment that Kurt Suzuki will never forget. Late in the deciding fifth game of the Washington Nationals’ National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, he was hit by a 94-mph pitch from Walker Buehler that deflected off his left wrist and hit his face in the ...

Play4Jre: With heavy hearts, Dragons topple Farmers in four

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OLINDA — The Hana High School girls volleyball team was playing with an angel on it collective shoulder on Thursday night at the Erdman Athletic Center in the Maui Interscholastic League Division II tournament semifinals. The Dragons kept their season alive with a 25-19, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22 ...

Seabury Hall sweeps way into final

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The Maui News Top-seeded Seabury Hall swept past Haleakala Waldorf 25-10, 25-15, 25-8 in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League Division II girls volleyball tournament on Thursday night at Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda. Ella Connor led the Spartans (13-0) with 14 kills and 14 ...

Na Alii seeded 4th, Warriors to face Le Jardin at states

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The Maui News Maui Interscholastic League champion King Kekaulike High School is the No. 4 seed for next week’s New City Nissan Girls Volleyball Division I State Championship. Na Alii (13-1) will face either Moanalua or Waianae in the quarterfinals next Thursday at 5 p.m. at Moanalua’s ...

This week in MIL Football

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Baldwin vs. Kamehameha Maui Today, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview Rematch of the most exciting game of the MIL season that the Bears won 27-23 on a late fumble-return TD in the league opener on Aug. 23. Kamehameha Maui can match its school-best 6-3 overall season from a year ago ...