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Maui Invitational moving for 2020

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The 2020 Maui Jim Maui Invitational will be held in Asheville, N.C., the first time in the 37-year history of the event that it will not be held on Maui. This year’s event had been slated for Nov. 23-25 at the Lahaina Civic Center. Event organizer KemperLesnik announced the change ...

Speaking with fellow Athletes of the Year leads to reflection

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Run, eat, homework, sleep, and repeat. I religiously lived this motto for about 15 years, and I’m sure many other student-athletes on the Valley Isle can relate to the grind. From Haiku Elementary School to Kalama Intermediate, from Seabury Hall to the University of Utah, I always had ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Game 1: Did not play. Game 2: 0-2, RBI, SF, K. Hit sacrifice fly to left in 1st inning. SEASON: 25-93 (.269), 13 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

NCAA pushes basketball start date to Nov. 25

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The Associated Press The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball season will begin Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. The Division I Council voted Wednesday to push the start date back from the originally scheduled Nov. 10 as one of several precautions against the spread of coronavirus. The ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 25-91 (.275), 12 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

Chiarella looks to continue climb up Korn Ferry ranks

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Alex Chiarella is learning the ropes of life on the Korn Ferry Tour. The 26-year-old Seabury Hall graduate showed as much last week at the Evans Scholars Invitational tournament in Illinois when he tied for fourth at 14-under-par 274. He accentuated his career-best finish on the Korn Ferry ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: 1-2, BB, HBP, RBI. Walked in 2nd inning; hit by pitch in 4th; hit RBI groundout to third in 6th; singled to center in 9th. SEASON: 25-91 (.275), 12 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

Grossmann a rising star with Houston Dynamo Academy

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Jacob Grossmann knows just how fortunate he is. So does Brian Ching. Grossmann, a 14-year-old from Kauai who lived on Maui for more than a year, is a fast-rising member of the Houston Dynamo Academy. He was recently named one of two winners of the Brian Ching Golden Boot Award from the soccer ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: Kurt Suzuki SATURDAY: Did not play. SUNDAY: 0-4, RBI. Grounded into run-scoring fielder’s choice in 4th inning. SEASON: 24-89 (.270), 11 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

From the MIL to the NFL

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Statistics for Lahainaluna graduate Hercules Mata’afa of the Minnesota Vikings: HERCULES MATA‘AFA, VIKINGS SUNDAY: 1 tackle in season-opening loss to Packers.

Coach Speak: Lau Hee has grown up with KS Maui baseball

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His given first name is Kaeo, but he is known to all as “Mo.” To the Kamehameha Schools Maui baseball team, he is Coach Mo and it is easy to make the case that Mo Lau Hee has grown up with the Warriors program. He was a member of the original graduating class at Kamehameha Maui in 2006 ...

Grove falls via first-round TKO

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Maui’s Kendall Grove lost his fight at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 12 card on Friday night in Daytona Beach, Fla., via a technical knockout by Hector Lombard just 1 minutes, 50 seconds into the first round. Grove fell to 25-21 in his professional fighting career, which includes ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. 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. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play SEASON: 24-85 (.282), 10 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

Grove ready for bare knuckle fight Friday in Florida

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Kendall Grove had just arrived in Daytona Beach, Fla., and finished a run on Tuesday in preparation for his Friday bout against Hector Lombard. He was out of breath, but ready to roll for the 46th bout of his professional career, this time in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 12. At 37 ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: 0-3 SEASON: 24-85 (.282), 10 RBIs, 12 runs, 1 HR.

Scherzer cools off Rays, Nats win 6-1; Suzuki smacks 3 hits

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WASHINGTON — For one night in this dud of a season for Washington, the defending World Series champion Nationals looked like themselves — getting a solid start from Max Scherzer, timely hitting and crisp defense. That they did it with recently signed utilityman Brock Holt batting third ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 1-4, Run, 2 RBIs; RBI grondout in first, RBI double in ninth. SUNDAY: Did not play SEASON: 21-78 (.269), 9 RBIs, 11 runs, 1 HR.