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Excitement mounts at Kamehameha Maui

PUKALANI — Tiliti Adams and Tristan Catan have grown up with the Kamehameha Schools Maui football program under head coach Ulima Afoa. They will all depend on each other as their 2018 season gets underway this week when the Warriors host the American Leadership Academy of Arizona for a ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Game 1: 1-3, 2 runs, HBP. Hit by pitch, scored in sixth inning; singled to right, scored in eighth. Game 2: Did not play. SEASON: .252 batting avg. (67-266), 35 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 8 HBP, 4 E, 3-30 on SB attempts ...

Na Alii ready to set foundation

PUKALANI — For a team that hasn’t won a game in nearly four years, there’s a lot to like about King Kekaulike High School football. Na Alii trailed by only four points in the second half of a season-opening loss to McKinley when they debuted the new $5 million field at King Kekaulike ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Saturday’s Result At War Memorial Stadium Bartlett (Alaska) 74, Baldwin 55 Bartlett 20 22 14 18—74 Baldwin 9 14 14 18—55 First Quarter Bart—Elijah Lear 80 run (run failed), 11:48. Bart—Tsuginori Fudge 27 run (Lear run), 9:57. Bald—Kapena Kamai 30 pass from La'a Asuega-Stark ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: Did not play, SEASON: .251 batting avg. (66-263), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-30 on SB attempts against.

Bears fall in shootout

WAILUKU — It’s hard to imagine many, if any, of the 1,000 or so fans in the stands at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday night had ever seen anything quite like this. Bartlett High School of Anchorage, Alaska, beat Baldwin 74-55 in a nonleague game that featured a little bit of ...

Na Alii’s rally against Ka Makani falls short, 20-19

The King Kekaulike High School football team came as close to a victory on Saturday as it has been since 2014. Na Alii lost 20-19 to Hawaii Preparatory Academy on the Big Island, but things are getting better for the Upcountry team, according to co-head coach Tyson Valle. King Kekaulike ...

Oahu’s Stewart, Kaleopaa are double winners at Ole

Honolulu teenagers Kaniela Stewart and Kelis Kaleopaa were double winners as they swept the open divisions at the 25th annual Ole Longboard Classic on Saturday at Launiupoko Beach Park in Lahaina. Stewart and Kaleopaa were the solid standouts in perfect overhead longboard conditions. A record ...

About 100 fighters compete at Kaua O Ke Koa Open

Kyler Kiyo, 8, of Oahu throws a punch at Brennon Acosta, 8, of Kahului in a boys 7-8 kumite match at the Kaua O Ke Koa Open Invitational Martial Arts Tournament on Saturday at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Kiyo won. The tournament drew about 100 fighters in keiki and adult divisions in multiple ...

Bears open MIL season with wins over Warriors

Baldwin High School’s boys and girls bowling teams started the season off in a big way, defeating defending Maui Interscholastic League champion Kamehameha Maui on Saturday at Maui Bowling Center. On the boys side, Baldwin defeated Kamehameha 2-1. The Bears’ Kainalu Torres-Estores led the ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 1-3, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Singled to center in fifth. SEASON: .251 batting avg. (66-263), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-30 on SB attempts against.

Red Raiders down Sabers

WAILUKU — There were some flashes of brilliance for the Maui High School football team in its 2018 debut on Friday night. However, there weren’t enough of them in a 28-14 loss to Kauai at War Memorial Stadium. In a game that began with a quick first quarter and ended near 10 p.m., the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Unrespectable’s 42, Kupono Bowlers 37, Strike Force 31, No Ka Oi 30, Da Hui II 30, Pac Auto 26, All Good 15. High series (handicap)—Kevin Tanaka 744, Dewaine Higa 740, Mark Paguirigan 673, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (65-260), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-29 on SB attempts against.

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: 1-4, run, 1-1 on SB attempt against. Singled to center, scored in ninth. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (65-260), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-29 on SB attempts against.

Adventure of a lifetime

Bart de Zwart is no stranger to covering long distances with his stand-up paddleboard. Just last year, the 48-year-old Haiku resident set a world record by covering 120.2 miles in a 24-hour period in Switzerland. He has done a four-day trip from Tahiti to Bora Bora in 2014, a paddle across ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (64-256), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-28 on SB attempts against.

Tickets for Sentry Tournament of Champions go on sale

The Maui News Tickets are now on sale for next year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions, which will run Jan. 2-6 at the Kapalua Plantation Course. Tickets for the PGA Tour’s winners-only event are available at sentrytournamentofchampions.com. Daily admission is $30 for tournament rounds ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Ole Longboard Classic set for Saturday The 25th annual Ole Longboard Classic will be held Saturday at Launiupoko Park. The contest, named in honor of longtime Lahaina surfboard shaper Bob Olson, will have 14 divisions: menehune (ages 10 and under), juniors (11-13), junior women (14-18), ...