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Youth golfers tee it up in HSJGA opener at Kahili

Caleb Chumley, 14, of Lahaina tees off at Kahili Golf Course’s 10th hole Saturday during the first round of the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association’s season-opening 14-and-under Junior Tour Series event. The tournament, which includes 38 junior golfers from around the state competing in ...

Maui Women’s Golf Championship set for April 7 at Maui Country Club

The Maui Women’s Golf Championship, sponsored by the Josh and Souk Jerman Foundation, is set for April 7 at Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville. The 18-hole, gross-score tournament is open to Maui residents 18 years or older with established GHIN handicaps. April 1st handicaps will be used ...

Griffin benches 20 reps with prosthetic hand

INDIANAPOLIS — There’s always energy in the bench press room at the NFL scouting combine when players grip the crossbar and begin pumping the 225 pounds of free weights. But never like this. Even Shaquem Griffin, the one-handed do-it-all defender from Central Florida and a late invitee to ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

TRACK AND FIELD MIL MEET NO. 2 Friday’s Results At Yamamoto Track & Field Facility TOP 8 FINISHERS Girls 100 meters—1. Alyssa Mae Antolin, Maui High, 12.55; 2. Ani Nitta, Kamehameha Maui, 12.94; 3. Tianna Powell, Baldwin, 13.36; 4. Mindy Kimura, Baldwin, 13.41; 5. Kiana ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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Warriors open with sweep

PUKALANI — As the returning Maui Interscholastic League Division I Player of the Year, Austin Peters has plenty of options to choose from as the setter for the Kamehameha Schools Maui boys volleyball team. In their MIL season opener Friday night, Peters and the Warriors used weapons old and ...

Barkley impresses as NFL scouting combine gets underway

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine Friday in Indianapolis. Barkley, who weighed in at 233 pounds, ran the 40 in 4.40 seconds and also posted a 41-inch vertical leap. In his analysis on NFL.com, Bucky Brooks wrote, “Given his character, ...

Leaping to victory at MIL meet No. 2

Keely Logan of Kamehameha Schools Maui clears 5 feet to win the girls high jump Friday during Maui Interscholastic League meet No. 2 at Yamamoto Track & Field Facility in Wailuku. SECOND PHOTO: Seabury Hall’s Isaiah Payne wins his boys 100 meters heat with a time of 11.08 seconds. THIRD ...

Spartans start title defense with win over Warriors

Seabury Hall dropped just five games in defeating Kamehameha Maui 5-0 in Pukalani on Friday, the first day of the Maui Interscholastic League tennis season. The Spartans, who last year won their third straight team championship, got 6-0, 6-0 victories from Stone Miles at No. 2 singles, Jacob ...

Lunas improve to 2-0 with sweep of Bears

Carter Stockham had seven kills, and Jonah Damasco had five aces and six digs to help the Lahainaluna High School boys volleyball team sweep Baldwin 25-10, 25-22, 25-20 on Friday night at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Elijah Oliveira added five kills for the Lunas, who improved to 2-0 in Maui ...

Matautia, No. 2 Rainbow Warriors sweep past No. 13 Eagles

Austin Matautia had 15 kills, 10 digs and three aces to lead the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-1, 25-13, 25-21 victory over No. 13 Concordia-Irvine on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Rado Parapunov added 11 kills and six digs, and Joe ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Futsal tourney helps Maui Food Bank A team from King Kekaulike High School won the Maui Futsal Project tournament on Sunday at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. The tournament, which drew six teams totaling 40 players, was the senior project of Maui High student Chai Cortez, who recently signed a ...

Bears improve to 2-0 with victory over Spartans

First photo: Baldwin High School’s Bella Strand takes aim on a third-quarter scoring shot during the Bears’ 14-2 win over Seabury Hall on Thursday at Kihei Aquatic Center. Baldwin, the defending Maui Interscholastic League champion in water polo, improved to 2-0. Second photo: The Bears’ ...

Kemper, Alms claim Big Wave Tour titles

The Maui News Maui surfers Paige Alms and Billy Kemper were declared champions of the World Surf League Big Wave Tour on Wednesday. Alms won her second straight women’s title, with a successful defense of her Peahi Challenge crown in October vaulting her into the rankings ...

UH football to open, close regular season with conference road games

The Maui News The Mountain West Conference released its 2018 football schedule Thursday, and the University of Hawaii will open and close the regular season on the road for the first time in school history. The Rainbow Warriors, who went 3-9 overall and 1-7 in conference play last year, ...

Sparks leads Spartans past Na Alii

The Maui News Kyle Sparks fired a 38 to lead the Seabury Hall boys golf team to a 161-241 victory over King Kekaulike on Thursday at Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville. Ryan Chang had a 40, Pierce Dowd a 41 and Hudson Jackson a 42 as the Spartans improved to 3-0 in Maui Interscholastic ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Macedo eliminated from Vissla Sydney Pro Maui’s Summer Macedo bowed out in the third round of the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro on Thursday at Manly Beach, Australia. Macedo placed third in her third-round heat with a score of 11.10 — only the top two in the four-surfer heat advanced to the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Thursday’s Results At Kihei Aquatic Center Baldwin 14, Seabury Hall 2 Baldwin (2-0) 5 1 5 3—14 Seabury Hall (0-2) 0 0 1 1— 2 Goal scorers—Baldwin: Rebecca Buenrostro-Gallimore 4, Audrey Reiss 3, Bella Strand 3, Kayla Newman 2, Jessica Baker, Taryn Sato. Seabury Hall: Skylar ...

Rainbow Warriors routed on road by Aggies

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — TJ Shorts II scored 21 points and UC Davis beat the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team 70-59 on Thursday. UC Davis can now earn at least a share of the Big West Conference title with a win at UC Irvine on Saturday in the regular-season finale. The Aggies ...

Woodfolk, Toeaina key UH’s victory over UC Santa Barbara

The Maui News Makenna Woodfolk had 27 points and Sarah Toeaina added 20, and the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team defeated UC Santa Barbara 73-64 on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Rainbow Wahine trailed by as many as nine points in the first half ...