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Zane’s fight called off after Newell tests positive

Zach Zane is scheduled to arrive home today, but the trip he made to Uncasville, Conn., did not bring the resolution he sought. The Baldwin High School graduate saw his scheduled Bellator 250 fight with Nick Newell wiped out on Thursday when officials announced Newell tested positive for the ...

Schwabenland fires ace at Wailea Emerald

Mary Schwabenland of Kihei shot a hole-in-one on Wednesday on the Wailea Emerald Course's 97-yard eighth hole. She used a 7 iron for the shot that was witnessed by Terri Secor, Mary Concetti and Caryn Childs.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

MAUI FIL-AM GOLF CLUB Oct. 20 Results At Waiehu Municipal Golf Course October Ace A Flight: Rowell Prieto • B Flight: Alex Naki Low Net A Flight: Rowell Prieto 67, Cesar Iniba 72, Rodrigo Villa 72, Troy Abrew 73, Zac Kekona 73. B Flight: Tyga Felicilda 68, Alex Naki 72, Bill ...

As first NFL start looms, Tua says he’s not caught up in hype

The Associated Press MIAMI — Tua Tagovailoa’s days as a student were recent enough that he remembers how to cram for a test, which is what he has been doing lately. Newly promoted to the starting job with the Miami Dolphins, Tagovailoa didn’t spend last weekend celebrating even though ...

Sentry to allow limited number of fans

The Maui News The Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament has announced that it is on track to host its annual event with a limited amount of fans onsite in 2021 when it returns to The Plantation Course at Kapalua, Jan. 7-10. According to a news release sent to The Maui News on ...

HHSAA schedules for 2020-21 are near completion

With two important meetings in the next 10 days, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association is moving closer to announcing schedules for state tournaments and deadline dates for various extracurricular activities in the 2020-21 academic year. The HHSAA scheduling committee is set to meet on ...

Dolphins players excited about Tua’s 1st start

The Associated Press MIAMI — Tua Tagovailoa’s winning personality helped the Miami Dolphins avoid any locker room backlash when he was promoted to replace popular veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. Plus, Tagovailoa’s teammates believe he’s really good. “You wouldn’t think he was a rookie ...

Nishida fires ace at Waiehu

Cheryl Nishida of Kahului shot a hole in one on the second hole at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course on Saturday. She used a used 4 iron for the 113-yard shot that was witnessed by Maude Yamazaki, Sharon Seiki and Renee Higashi.

Hawaii beats Fresno State in opener

The Associated Press Chevan Cordeiro and Calvin Turner each scored twice as Hawaii beat Fresno State 34-19 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference and season openers for both teams. Hawaii entered having lost eight of the last nine games against the Bulldogs. Cordeiro ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Brewer of Kihei has hole-in-one at Pukalani Bill Brewer of Kihei made a hole-in-one on Tuesday at Pukalani Country Club. Brewer used a 6-iron to ace the No. 8 hole from 148 yards. Witnessing the shot were Jim Bushlow, Rick Beerman and Jeff O’Donnel. _______________ Stomp Out Hunger 5K to ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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. Upcoming events • SWIMMING AD DIVING Friday—King Kekaulike High ...

Holiday Bowl becomes 4th game to cancel

SAN DIEGO — The Holiday Bowl has become the fourth bowl game to be called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Holiday Bowl officials announced Thursday that the board of directors voted unanimously to cancel what would have been the 43rd straight edition of the game. It would have been the ...

Big West basketball to reduce travel; no fans at games

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Big West Conference will play 20 league games in men’s and women’s basketball under a modified format that will reduce travel during the coming season because of the coronavirus. The league announced its schedules on Wednesday. No spectators will be allowed ...

A rocky start to Dolphins’ QB transition to Tagovailoa

The Associated Press MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins’ transition to Tua Tagovailoa didn’t start the way coach Brian Flores intended, and deposed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick said the surprising timing left him heartbroken. Flores said he regretted that most of his players found out about ...

AP source: Tagovailoa replaces Fitzpatrick as Dolphins starter

The Associated Press MIAMI — Tua Tagovailoa now has a role to match his jersey number. The Oahu native is the Miami Dolphins’ No. 1 quarterback. Tagovailoa will make his first NFL start next week for the Miami Dolphins, who are turning to the former Alabama star to replace Ryan ...

Te‘o signed to Bears practice squad; Mariota activated

The Associated Press and The Maui News The Chicago Bears signed former Punahou School and Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te‘o to their practice squad on Tuesday. A 2012 Heisman Trophy finalist for the Fighting Irish, Te‘o has made 48 starts and 62 appearances over seven seasons with ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Wailea’s McCarthy sinks two aces in two days Tom McCarthy of Wailea made two holes-in-one last weekend at the Wailea Golf Club’s Gold Course. Both of McCarthy’s aces were on the No. 8 hole, using a 9 iron. McCarthy’s hole-in-one on Saturday was from 119 yards and was witnessed by ...

No fans allowed for UH home games this season

The Maui News Citing Honolulu City and County COVID-19 guidelines restricting large social gatherings, the University of Hawaii announced Sunday that fans will not be allowed to attend its football games this season at Aloha Stadium. The press release announcing the decision pointed out ...

AOY Rewind: Challenge-seeking Luna Nunokawa makes an impact in the community

Building a community and helping others has always been at Kari Luna Nuno­kawa’s core. From playing and coaching tennis, running nonprofits, volunteering in community organizations, caring for a family, teaching and everything in between, the Baldwin High School graduate has not taken her ...