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Spartans pull away from Trojans

WAILUKU — Caden Granum liked what he saw from his Seabury Hall boys basketball team on Friday night in a damp War Memorial Gym. The Spartans got a challenge from St. Anthony before the defending Maui Interscholastic League Division II champions pulled away late for a 64-29 win. Granum ...

Paredes’ coaching journey takes him to Malawi

KIHEI — Keola Paredes had to pick up malaria medicine on Thursday. It’s a precautionary measure as the 2016 Kamehameha Schools Maui graduate continues his journey toward becoming a top-level soccer coach. Paredes leaves today for Malawi — the 22-year-old had been sitting at home after ...

Mayor declares Kurt Suzuki Day

Mayor Michael Victorino presents a proclamation to Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki and son Kai on Friday morning in the Mayor’s Conference Room in Wailuku, as the mayor declared Jan. 17, 2020 as Kurt Suzuki Day in Maui County. Suzuki, a 2001 graduate of Baldwin High School, helped ...

Traffic notification for Sunday’s Maui Oceanfront Marathon

The Maui News About 1,900 runners are expected to participate in the Maui Oceanfront Marathon on Sunday from Wailea to Lahaina, and drivers are asked to watch carefully for runners on the shoulder and pay attention to the following road delays, detours and closures: There will be traffic ...

Swimmers compete at MIL meet No. 4

First photo: Maui High School’s Jordynn Brown heads to a win in the girls 200-yard freestyle on Friday afternoon at Maui Interscholastic League swimming meet No. 4 at Kihei Aquatic Center. Brown won with a time of 1 minute, 57.89 seconds. The meet kicked off a long weekend of MIL swimming — ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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Rainbow Warriors down Flyers in 4

The Maui News The No. 1-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team hit a season-low .248 but did enough to remain undefeated this season with a four-set victory over No. 5 Lewis on Friday in Romeoville, Ill. Rado Parapunov led the Rainbow Warriors (6-0) with a match-high 22 kills ...

Stansberry, Raimo lead UH to 65-61 win over Cal Poly

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry scored 15 points, Zigmars Raimo had a double-double, and the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team held on to beat Cal Poly 65-61 on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Raimo finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds. The Rainbow Warriors ...

Warming up for Maui Oceanfront Marathon

First photo: Kihei resident Jay Satenstein heads to the finish line during the Maui Oceanfront Marathon’s 2.8-mile Cookie Run on Thursday morning at Kalama Beach Park in Kihei. Runners in the fun run — held in advance of Sunday’s marathon, half marathon, 15K, 10K and 5K — were asked to ...

Rolovich introduced as Washington State coach

The Associated Press and The Maui News On Wednesday night, Nick Rolovich bid aloha to the islands. On Thursday, he said hello to Pullman, Wash. Rolovich was officially introduced as the new head football coach at Washington State on Thursday, and the former University of Hawaii coach struck ...

UH women snap four-game losing streak

The Maui News Julissa Tago scored 21 points to lead the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team to an 80-57 victory over UC Riverside on Thursday afternoon at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Jadynn Alexander added 12 points and Nae Nae Calhoun had nine points and 10 rebounds as ...

Na Alii take down Sabers

KAHULUI — After back-to-back Maui Interscholastic League titles and a state final four run last season, the King Kekaulike High School girls soccer team has built up an impressive collective confidence. Na Alii (6-0-1) took a big step toward clinching another state berth and kept its grip ...

Bears down Na Alii, improve to 7-0

The Maui News Quintan Akaka drained five 3-pointers — all in the second half — and finished with 20 points, and the Baldwin High School boys basketball team remained undefeated in Maui Interscholastic League play with a 69-54 victory over King Kekaulike on Wednesday evening at Na Alii’s ...

Late goal gives Baldwin boys 1-1 draw with Kamehameha Maui

The Maui News Skyler Wong scored with just over a minute remaining in the match to lift the Baldwin High School boys soccer team into a 1-1 tie with Kamehameha Maui on Wednesday evening at Kanaiaupuni Stadium in Pukalani. The Maui Interscholastic League-leading Warriors (4-0-1) had taken ...

The Maui News 2019 MIL 8-Player Football All-Stars

The Molokai High School football team said goodbye to a senior class of 15 in 2019. The group is one that no doubt has a solid place in Molokai football lore. They won four straight Maui Interscholastic League eight-player titles, running the championship streak to five. They were part of ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

MIL STANDINGS BOYS DIVISION I W L T Pts Kamehameha Maui 4 0 0 12 King Kekaulike 4 1 0 12 Baldwin 3 1 0 9 Lahainaluna 1 4 0 3 Maui High 1 4 0 3 DIVISION II W L T Pts Seabury Hall 1 4 0 3 Tuesday’s Results Lahainaluna 2, Seabury Hall 1 King Kekaulike 2, Maui High ...

AP source: Rolovich finalizing deal to become Wazzu coach

The Associated Press Washington State is close to finalizing an agreement with the University of Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich to take over as the Cougars’ head football coach, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Monday night on ...

UH’s Wade cleared in sexual misconduct investigation

HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii men’s volleyball coach Charlie Wade has been cleared following an investigation into allegations he engaged in sexual misconduct. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday the U.S. Center for SafeSport cleared Wade after a 17-month investigation. ...

MIL swimmers look to bounce back with state meet at home

LAHAINA — During Maui Interscholastic League meet No. 3, Lexi Anderson could see talent across the drawing board. After the MIL didn’t have as strong of a state showing last year as it had had in previous years, the Lahainaluna High School senior says that the swimmers of the Valley Isle ...

Sabers rally for pivotal win over Na Alii, 46-38

KAHULUI — It was a fitting finish for Makena Stevenson and her Maui High School girls basketball team in their 46-38 win over King Kekaulike on Saturday night. The crucial game between two of the three teams that entered the night tied for the lead in the Maui Interscholastic League ...