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Tiger Sharks look to compete for titles in debut season

WAILEA — Kihei Charter School has never won a Maui Interscholastic League team title in any sport. The Tiger Sharks took a large step toward changing that on Saturday at Wailea Tennis Club. The Kihei Charter boys team beat Seabury Hall 3-2, while it was the Spartans who won the girls match ...

Opening day for Maui Girls Softball Association

Lahaina second baseman Sabrina Calma waits for the ball to arrive as Lanai’s Sharon Jonas pulls into second in the first inning of their 12-under game Saturday during opening day of the Maui Girls Softball Association season at Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. SECOND PHOTO: Kupaa ...

Bears get back to .500 with 12-2, five-inning victory over Warriors

The Baldwin High School softball team banged out 17 hits in a 12-2, five-inning win over Kamehameha Maui on Saturday at Patsy Mink Field in Kahului. Lia Castillo, Saree-Ann Kekahuna, Sammy Martinez, Avei Silifaiva, L.B. Kekona and Aliya Harmon all had two hits for the Bears, who improved to ...

Bears open with win over Spartans

Kristi Kimura and Audrey Reiss each scored three goals, and the Baldwin High School water polo team started defense of its Maui Interscholastic League title with a 12-1 win over Seabury Hall on Saturday afternoon at Kamehameha Maui in Pukalani. Jessica Baker and Jacsen Donohue each had two ...

Warriors down Lunas

Jordan Mitsumura shot a 4-over 41 for medalist honors, and the Kamehameha Schools Maui boys golf team defeated Lahainaluna 179-214 on Saturday afternoon at the Kaanapali Royal Course. Dane Abarra had a 42, Kody Cambra had a 46 and Puniawa Vedder had a 50 for the Warriors, who improved to 6-2 ...

Russell leads Spartans to four-set win over Dragons

Freshman Tyler Russell had 14 kills, six digs and two blocks to help lead the Seabury Hall boys volleyball team to a four-set victory over Hana on Saturday at the Dragons’ gym. Kalai Anderson and Carter Phillips each had 11 kills as the Spartans won 25-16, 25-23, 21-25, 25-18 to improve to ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep away Waves for Outrigger title

Another match against a nationally ranked team, another sweep for the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team. Stijn van Tilburg had 16 kills to lead the No. 2 Rainbow Warriors’ lethal attack in a 25-18, 25-20, 25-23 victory over No. 6 Pepperdine in the championship match of the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

TRACK AND FIELD KIWANIS CLUB OF MAUI/COUNTY OF MAUI 94TH ANNUAL TRACK & FIELD MEET Saturday’s Results At Yamamoto Track & Field Facility Note: Some heats listed encompass multiple heats. Team medal count (gold/silver/bronze)—Iao (26/22/11); Maui Waena (13/8/8); Seabury Hall ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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Lunas rebound, sweep Na Alii

LAHAINA — After watching a two-set lead evaporate the night before, Elijah Oliveira-Kalalau and his Lahainaluna High School boys volleyball teammates weren’t about to let that happen again, this time in their own gym. The Lunas bounced back from their first loss of the Maui ...

Maui Rugby girls have strong showing at Las Vegas Invite

The Maui Rugby Warriors sent three teams to the Las Vegas Invitational Rugby Sevens tournament last week, with the U18 girls making it to the Cup Championship quarterfinals in the open high school division. This is the third consecutive year that Maui has sent three full teams to compete at ...

Anderson, Russell help Spartans down Dragons in three sets

Kalai Anderson had 15 kills and Tyler Russell had 11 kills and 13 digs to lead the Seabury Hall boys volleyball team to a 25-18, 33-31, 25-23 win over Hana on Friday night in Hana. Anderson also had seven digs and a block, while Carter Phillips had eight kills and Zak Burkett added 35 ...

No. 2 Rainbow Warriors sweep past No. 15 Cardinals

Rado Parapunov had 19 kills as the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team kept a clean sheet this season with a hard-fought sweep of No. 15 Ball State on Friday night in the Outrigger Resorts Invitational at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Stijn van Tilburg added 12 ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Andrews of Kihei aces No. 13 at Kahili Leonard Andrews of Kihei made a hole-in-one on March 1 at Kahili Golf Course Andrews aced the 13th hole from 135 yards out with a pitching wedge. Witnesses were Linda Andrews, Ray Faucher and Sarah Baskurt. _______________ Nagamine of Kihei has ace ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING MAUI BREAKFAST LEAGUE Tuesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Mary’s 43.5, Celine’s 43, Dale’s 42.5, Dot’s 31. High series (handicap)—Mary Naauao 644, Patricia Feiteira 618, Cindy Torres 614. High game (scratch)—Mary Naauao 210. # # # VALLEY ...

Calibuso-Kwee, Bears down Wong, Spartans

SPRECKELSVILLE — Lana Calibuso-Kwee missed last week’s season-opening matches for the Baldwin High School girls golf team due to academic commitments. Baldwin coach Shane Yamasaki was glad his long-hitting sophomore was back for Thursday’s match against Seabury Hall. “It felt very ...

Sabers post season-opening win over Lunas

Caroline Short and Jasmine Clayton each scored three goals to lead the Maui High School girls water polo team to an 8-4 win over Lahainaluna on Thursday as the Maui Interscholastic League season got underway at Kihei Aquatic Center. Kylie Robinson and Karina Lynch also scored for the Sabers, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Paddling MAUI PADDLING HUI LIKE POKE MALIKO RUN Saturday’s Results At Maliko Gulch LONG COURSE Male OC-1 Elite—1. Triston Kahookele-Santos 1:00:38.78, 2. Kai Bartlett 1:01:40.89, 3. Felipe Gomes 1:02:34.58, 4. Nalu Sampson 1:02:42.15. OC-1 Juniors—1. Noa Wainui 1:13:19.16, ...

Valley Isle Sports In Brief

Hanneman finishes equal-third in Tahiti Lahaina’s Eli Hanneman bowed out in the semifinals of the Air Tahiti Rangiroa Pro on Thursday in Rangiroa, French Polynesia. Hanneman defeated Kauai’s Chris Foster 12.60-8.47 in the quarterfinals of the World Surf League Qualifying Series 1,000 ...

No. 2 UH has no trouble with King

King Kekaulike High School graduate Colton Cowell had five kills, three aces and three blocks as the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team dominated King University 25-8, 25-15, 25-7 on the opening night of the Outrigger Resorts Invitational on Thursday at the Stan Sheriff ...