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Lunas ousted by Monarchs

LAHAINA — The Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team knew its best chance to pull off a win against Damien would be to run the floor and then run some more in their first-round game of the Snapple/HHSAA Division I State Championship. It nearly worked before the Monarchs, the ...

Eyre, Na Alii strike gold

KIHEI — She had already captured the only two individual gold medals for the Maui Interscholastic League at the K. Mark Takai/HHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships, but the best moment of the day for King Kekaulike High School’s Aniston Eyre was easy to pinpoint. It came as she hugged ...

Maui High boys cap states with relay bronze

KIHEI — Lining the pool were screaming fans and coaches as the Maui High School boys 400-yard freestyle relay team held strong for bronze at the K. Mark Takai/HHSAA Swimming and Diving State Championships, concluding the day with the highest finish among the Maui Interscholastic League’s ...

K. Mark Takai/HHSAA Swimming and Diving State Championships, Finals

Saturday’s Results At Kihei Aquatic Center Boys Team—1. Punahou 58, 2. Kamehameha Kapalama 32, 3. Hawaii Prep 30.5, 4. Iolani 28, 5. Mililani 24, 6. Radford 14, t7. Le Jardin 11, t7. Maui High 11, 9. Kaiser 8, 10. University 5, t11. Island Pacific 4, t11. Hilo 4, 13. Kalaheo 3, 14. ...

Eight MIL wrestlers get No. 1 seeds for state championships

The Maui News Four girls and four boys from the Maui Interscholastic League received top seeds for this week’s Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships. Leading the MIL girls into Friday’s and Saturday’s competition at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu is Nanea Estrella. The Lahainaluna ...

Seabury Hall boys place fourth at state soccer

The Maui News The Seabury Hall boys soccer team finished in fourth place in the The Queen’s Medical Center/HHSAA Division II  State Championship after losing to Kamehameha Hawaii 4-0 in Saturday afternoon’s third-place game at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex on Oahu. Cuinn Cariaga ...

Spartans unseeded for state basketball tourney

The Maui News The Seabury Hall boys basketball team was unseeded in the Snapple/HHSAA Division II State Championship bracket released Saturday night, and the Maui Interscholastic League champion is set to face fourth-seeded Roosevelt in the quarterfinals. The Spartans (12-0) clinched their ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BASEBALL Maui AFA League Sunday’s Results At Maehara Stadium HAPPY HOUR 6, WAILUKU 0 Wailuku 000 000 0—0 9 0 Happy Hour 204 000 x—6 12 2 Ethan Takushi, Peyton Bui (4) and Joey Tam Ho. Ikaika Lau Hee and Logan Kanamu. W—Lau Hee. L—Takushi. Leading hitters—Wailuku: ...

UH keeps streak alive with sweep of Stanford

The Maui News Colton Cowell and Rado Parapunov each had 11 kills to lead the top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-23, 25-13, 25-20 victory over No. 11 Stanford on Saturday in Stanford, Calif. Cowell, a graduate of King Kekaulike High School, hit .611 after 18 ...

Rainbow Warriors drop fourth straight, 70-63 to UC Irvine

HONOLULU (AP) — Eyassu Worku scored 19 points, Evan Leonard added 18, and UC Irvine handed the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team its fourth straight loss, 70-63 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Collin Welp added 15 points for UC Irvine, which has won six in a row ...

Spartans outlast Na Pueo, secure 11th straight MIL championship

OLINDA — This one looked like a mismatch by resume: the 10-time Maui Interscholastic League Division II champions from Seabury Hall at home facing a first-year varsity program in Maui Preparatory Academy. Two minutes into the second half, it was a five-point game. In the end, the veteran ...

MIL well-represented in state swim finals

KIHEI — Maui High School junior Jordynn Brown was at ease after Friday’s trial events of the K. Mark Takai Swimming and Diving State Championships, having secured multiple spots in today’s finals. At the Kihei Aquatic Center, the Sabers junior qualified for the girls 200-yard freestyle ...

War Memorial parking project impacts MIL track

WAILUKU — With a seven-month project to replace the parking lot at War Memorial Stadium scheduled to begin March 3, the Maui Interscholastic League released a reduced track and field schedule this week. The league has also made provisions for its baseball schedule at Maehara Stadium — ...

Seabury Hall falls to Kapaa 3-0

Top-seeded Kapaa High School scored three goals in a seven-minute span, and the Warriors from Kauai defeated Seabury Hall 3-0 in The Queen’s Medical Center/HHSAA Division II  Boys Soccer State Championship semifinals Friday afternoon at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex on ...

No. 1 Rainbow Warriors sweep away No. 11 Cardinal

Rado Parapunov had 15 kills to lead the top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-15, 25-18, 25-22 sweep of No. 11 Stanford on Friday night in Stanford, Calif. Filip Humler added 13 kills, and King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton Cowell finished with nine kills, 13 ...

Suzuki, world champion Nationals back in action

Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki throws during a Washington spring training practice Friday in West Palm Beach, Fla. Suzuki, entering his 14th major league season, and the Nationals begin their spring training slate Feb. 22 against the Astros, the team they beat in last year’s World Series.

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Registration open for USTA Mixed League Registration for the upcoming Maui USTA Mixed League season is currently ongoing and runs until Feb. 21. The league, open to players ages 18 and older, consists of mixed doubles with combined ratings for 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 and 9.0 divisions. Matches will be ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING MAUI BREAKFAST LEAGUE Tuesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Mary’s 74, Dale’s 67.5, Sandy’s 65.5, Celine’s 64, Cindy’s 61, Lee’s 52. High series (handicap)—Sandy Keanini 618, Mary Naauao 600.

Sports Bulletin Board

• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. 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 • BASEBALL Feb. 29—Registration for ...

Na Pueo knock off Pine Lads

OLINDA — It was the biggest shot of Bennett Bluh’s life and the most important shot in the short history of Maui Preparatory Academy boys basketball. Bluh, a 5-foot-5 sophomore guard, sank a 3-pointer from the corner on Thursday night to lead Na Pueo to a 61-58 win over Lanai in the ...