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HHSAA postponing football, several other fall sports to January

Bobby Grossman was caught by surprise, while Tyson Valle was expecting the announcement on Wednesday that most fall high school sports in the state have been postponed to January 2021. The Hawaii High School Athletic Association executive board approved by majority vote on Monday to postpone ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: 0-3. SEASON: 5-22 (.227), 3 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 2B.

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 5-19 (.263), 3 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 2B.

Alms wins Biggest Paddle Award

Maui’s Paige Alms drops in during her women’s semifinal of the cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Championships on Dec. 12 at Peahi. Alms, who went on to win her third Peahi title, was named the women’s winner of the Red Bull Big Wave Awards Biggest Paddle Award on Monday. Alms was honored for a Dec. 12 ...

UH football player tests positive for COVID-19

The Maui News A player on the University of Hawaii football team has tested positive for COVID-19, the school announced Sunday. In a statement, UH said the player tested positive on Saturday. “The student-athlete was held out of practice and in self isolation since first reporting ...

Walsh riding wave of change

Like many during the coronavirus pandemic, life has certainly changed in the last five months for Ian Walsh. But it hasn’t been all bad. “Normally this time of the year, I spend a good chunk of the winter in Hawaii and summer I shift a lot of my energy to traveling, whether that be to the ...

Tanaka named new Na Alii girls volleyball coach

King Kekaulike High School athletic director P.K. Higa announced Friday that Kalae Tanaka has been hired as the school’s girls volleyball coach. Tanaka served as a varsity assistant and JV head coach to former coach Al Paschoal, who guided Na Alii to five of the last six Maui ...

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Suzuki, Taylor lift Nats past Blue Jays 6-4

WASHINGTON — Starlin Castro is coming off a four-hit game. His Washington Nationals finally have their first consecutive wins of the season. So much for momentum, though. That’s because now the Nationals — and their opponents Thursday, the Toronto Blue Jays — need to take four days ...

Big West officially postpones fall season

While University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball was the headline act impacted by the Big West Conference announcement on Wednesday that fall sports will be postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the news also directly affected Maui. University of Hawaii men’s golf coach ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: 0-4. SEASON: 4-14 (.286), 1 RBI, 2 runs.

Trip to Finals Rodeo worth it for Coflin

Laura Coflin admitted that before going on a trip to Guthrie, Okla., for the National High School Finals Rodeo, she had some doubts about the journey because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday back at home in Pukalani on her first day of a 14-day quarantine upon returning, she had no ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 4-10 (.400), 1 RBI, 2 runs.

Coming off knee injury, Nichols ready to hit field

Tristan Nichols will be ready for his senior football season at the University of Nevada, whenever it arrives. The fifth-year senior who attended Maui High School before graduating from Saint Louis is coming off a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his knee suffered in the Wolf ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: MONDAY: 2-4, RBI, 2B. Singled to left in second inning; hit RBI double to deep left in fourth. SEASON: 4-10 (.400), 1 RBI, 2 runs.

Little League teams prepare for informal season

KAHULUI — Tuesday will mark nearly a year since Davin Lewis played in the Senior League World Series championship game that his Central East Maui team won in Easley, S.C. Tuesday will also be, weather permitting, a return to game action for Lewis and his Braves team in an informal season ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for 2001 Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: SATURDAY: 2-4, 2 runs. Singled to center, scored in second inning; singled to left, scored in fourth. SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 2-6 (.333), 2 runs.

Pukalani’s Coflin places second at National High School Finals Rodeo

Laura Coflin of Pukalani earned a second-place finish in girls cutting at the National High School Finals Rodeo in Guthrie, Okla. Coflin, one of three Maui County youngsters to compete in the international event held last Friday through Thursday, posted a total of 434 to finish runner-up in a ...

Phenom waterman Gallagher, 11, readies for Alenuihaha crossing

Anderson “Bobo” Gallagher is an ambitious young waterman on a mission. The 11-year-old from Kahana is set to cross the treacherous, 40-plus-mile Alenuihaha Channel by wing foil next month, which would make him the second-ever foil enthusiast to complete the trek and the first by wing foil ...