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Swim teams OK’d to use county pools

Maui County Managing Director Sandy Baz confirmed during Mayor Michael Victorino’s Monday press conference that age-group swim teams received approved permits on Friday, allowing them to be back in county pools this week. “If you might remember, all the swim teams had to file new permit ...

Hawaii adds Robert Morris to football schedule

The Maui News HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii announced Monday that it has filled its open football window on Sept. 26 with Robert Morris in a game slated for Aloha Stadium. Hawaii was left with four open spots in the 2020 football schedule after recent announcements from Fordham that ...

Paschoal moves to Baldwin

For Al Paschoal, the date seemed fitting. Paschoal found out Thursday evening that he has been hired as the girls volleyball coach at Baldwin High School, moving to his alma mater after leading King Kekaulike to five of the last six Maui Interscholastic League titles. Thursday was also the ...

Coach Speak: Pagaduan gets things done for Sabers, MIL

Lawrence Pagaduan is known as “Dune” to his friends and family. To the Maui Interscholastic League air riflery ranks, he is simply known as a man who gets things done. The Maui Police Department sergeant is set to retire on Aug. 1 to wrap up a 25-year career, but he will continue to lead ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Apana records ace at Maui Nui Golf Club Shelley Apana hit a hole-in-one on June 27 at Maui Nui Golf Club. Apana used a 7 iron to ace the 110-yard third hole. Witnesses were Valerie Wright, Laurie Ah Sau and Pii Shimotsu. _______________ Tipton of Kihei has hole-in-one Mitchell ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

GOLF HSJGA MAUI MATCH PLAY First Round Boys 13-18 Luke Kahuhu def. Christopher Chung-Salem, 7 and 5. Renner Chumley def. Eric Hwang, 2 up. Girls 13-18 Summer Wong def. Kalia Kaneta, 9 and 7. Ariya Soldwisch def. Anessa Riglos, 4 and 3. Girls 7-12 Ava Kawahara def. Sacha ...

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 • FOOTBALL Aug. 1—Anyone interested in ...

Play ball! Kihei Little Leaguers take field

KIHEI — The final score was Yankees 11, Dodgers 4, but that hardly mattered on Thursday evening at Dorvin Leis Field. The Kihei Little League Majors Division game was one of the first sanctioned competitions of any kind in Maui County since the limited return of sports started during the ...

Another lost season leaves Winham disappointed, hopeful for the future

Veronica Winham ran in just one cross country race last season as a sophomore at Dartmouth College due to a stress fracture in her shin, and now she will not run any as a junior this fall. The Ivy League announced Wednesday that it would not hold any sports until January because of the ...

Men’s volleyball among 11 sports cut at Stanford

The Associated Press Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation’s largest athletics departments. The coronavirus pandemic forced a dramatic and painful decision: Faced with a nearly $25 million deficit next year, Stanford became ...

AVA welcomes players back to the beach

KAHULUI — This was the day that 32 young volleyball players had been anticipating for months. Two groups of 16 players each — one in the middle-school age range and the other in the high school and above group — got together for an approved, formal practice with the Aloha Volleyball ...

Fordham cancels game vs. UH scheduled for Sept. 12

The Maui News The University of Hawaii’s Sept. 12 football game against Fordham is off. Citing a Rams spokesman, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday that Fordham has canceled the nonconference game that was to be played at Aloha Stadium. It is UH football’s first cancellation ...

Water polo players hit the beach

KIHEI — Jacsen Donohue’s senior water polo season for Baldwin High School was wiped out by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the California Lutheran University recruit has recently found a way to stay in shape playing the game. Shawn Donohue, Jacsen’s dad and former Baldwin coach, set up a ...

Loewen hoping for another shot in NFL

Mitchell Loewen has always been a devout man of conviction and he’s not about to stop now. The 2011 Lahainaluna High School graduate was cut by the New Orleans Saints in May, but his NFL dream still burns brightly within him. “My goal is to just keep pursuing it as far as the Lord will ...

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 • COACHING POSITIONS Friday—King Kekaulike High ...

Swimmers trade pool for ocean workouts

KIHEI — Kainalu Ball is used to swimming at the Kihei Aquatic Center, but with strict guidelines at Maui County pools in place right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he is now enjoying workouts in the Pacific Ocean. Ball, a rising senior at Maui High School, was a member of the 2020 Maui ...

Kepler’s road to coaching unconventional

* Coach Speak is a special series of stories highlighting coaches from around the Maui Interscholastic League. Stories will run periodically throughout the summer in The Maui News. Cassie Kepler’s call to coaching is different than most. While becoming the head cross country coach for ...

Maui County trio to compete in National High School Finals Rodeo

They don’t get to practice together very often, but that didn’t stop Daniel Miranda and Kahiwa Augustiro from qualifying for the National High School Finals Rodeo in team roping. Miranda is a rising junior at Hawaii Technology Academy on Maui, while Augustiro will be a freshman at Molokai ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

King Kekaulike seeking girls volleyball coach King Kekaulike High School is currently accepting applications for its girls volleyball head coach position. Applications are available at the school’s main office. Resumes and applications should be submitted to the main office no later than ...