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Possible golf ‘super league’ unlikely to have major effect on Sentry TOC

As the world of golf wrestles with reports of a proposed Premier Golf League, it doesn’t appear the Saudi-backed “super league” will have much of an influence on the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Officials from the event held each January at the Kapalua Plantation Course declined ...

Na Pueo hone their skills

Maui Preparatory Academy sprinter Zion Lentz works on his starts with coach Zach Bailey during a practice last Friday afternoon at Napili Park. Maui Prep’s Pueo Athletic Club is set to compete in today’s final Valley Isle Track Club meet of the season, at Yamamoto Track & Field Facility ...

Wahine fall to UCLA in NCAA quarterfinals

The University of Hawaii women’s water polo team lost to third-seeded UCLA 12-7 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Los Angeles. Lahainaluna High School graduate Lalelei Mata‘afa played in the game but did not record any shots. The center also played a couple of ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 11-55 (.200), 4 runs, 4 RBIs, 1 HR.

Sports Bulletin Board

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VIDEO: ‘A dream come true’

KAHULUI — It was a dream-come-true homecoming for Colton Cowell on Thursday at Kahului Airport. A throng of more than 100 well-wishers gave him lei, saluted him, waved signs, and listened intently as the two-time AVCA All-American and key member of the NCAA men’s volleyball championship ...

Kaupe’s homecoming a win for all

Rainbow Connection is a special series highlighting former MIL student-athletes who are now competing for the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Stories will run periodically this spring in The Maui News. ***** With a season to go in her remarkable career on the diamond, Nawai Kaupe has made a ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Lesa of Kahului has hole-in-one at Waiehu Victor Lesa of Kahului recorded a hole-in-one on Sunday at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course. Lesa used a driver to ace the 234-yard fifth hole. The shot was witnessed by Stephen Cramer, Kawika Lesa and Malia Lesa. ***** Iaea of Oahu has ace at Maui ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

HAWAIIAN INVITATIONAL LEAGUE May 2 Results At Wailuku Lanes Standings—Shoots…Get Chance! 55.5, Kalama Ku 55, Team Foxxx 38, Slackas 38, Gutter Punks 23, Globowl Pindemic 18.5. High series (handicap)—John Souza Sr. 698, James Palafox 679, Patsy Kaeo 637, Josiah Souza 637, Janeen ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 11-55 (.200), 4 runs, 4 RBIs, 1 HR.

Former UH QB Brennan dies at 37

The Associated Press HONOLULU — Colt Brennan, a star quarterback at the University of Hawaii who finished third in the 2007 Heisman Trophy balloting, died early Tuesday, his father said. He was 37. Brennan, who had public struggles with alcohol, died at a hospital in California, his father, ...

UH title brings back fond memories for Podlewski

Before Colton Cowell, there was Vernon Podlewski. Cowell, a King Kekaulike High School graduate, capped a remarkable career on the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team Saturday with an NCAA crown when the Rainbow Warriors swept BYU in Columbus, Ohio. Podlewski, a Maui High graduate, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: TUESDAY: 0-3, K. SEASON: 11-55 (.200), 4 runs, 4 RBIs, 1 HR.

Dudoit leaving record-setting legacy

Haloa Dudoit will likely play more baseball after this week, but the legacy he will leave behind at Concordia University Irvine will not be soon forgotten. Dudoit smacked a chopper up the middle in the sixth inning of a 4-0 win over Academy of Art on Friday for a single — it was the 250th ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: MONDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 11-52 (.212), 4 runs, 4 RBIs, 1 HR.

Going out on top

After a six-year odyssey that included incredible highs and tough lows, Colton Cowell and his No. 1-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team reached their destination on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The Rainbow Warriors swept No. 2 BYU 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 to win the NCAA ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: SATURDAY: 0-3, BB, run, K. Walked, scored in sixth inning. SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 11-52 (.212), 4 runs, 4 RBIs, 1 HR.

Time at UH has flown by for Mata‘afa

Rainbow Connection is a special series highlighting former MIL student-athletes who are now competing for the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Stories will run periodically this spring in The Maui News. Time flies when you play for the University of Hawaii women’s water polo team, an ...

Tiger Sharks, Na Pueo get back on court

KAPALUA— Though Quinn Shapiro’s senior year with the Kihei Charter School tennis team was not a typical season, he was grateful for the opportunities he had to step on the court. On a windy Friday afternoon, the Tiger Sharks traveled to the westside to play Maui Preparatory Academy in a ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING HOLO DOUBLES LEAGUE Sunday’s Results A Wailuku Lanes Standings—Carmen/Brian 27, Francine/Harvey 20, Ipo/Toy 17, Celine/Eddie 15.5, Quinn/Kurt 15, Lanell/Gerry 12.5, Sandy/Larry 12, Karen/Zac 9. High series (handicap)—Kurt Brown 623, Zac Pac 614, Lanell Davis 614, Brian ...