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Bears fall in shootout

WAILUKU — It’s hard to imagine many, if any, of the 1,000 or so fans in the stands at War Memorial Stadium on Saturday night had ever seen anything quite like this. Bartlett High School of Anchorage, Alaska, beat Baldwin 74-55 in a nonleague game that featured a little bit of ...

Na Alii’s rally against Ka Makani falls short, 20-19

The King Kekaulike High School football team came as close to a victory on Saturday as it has been since 2014. Na Alii lost 20-19 to Hawaii Preparatory Academy on the Big Island, but things are getting better for the Upcountry team, according to co-head coach Tyson Valle. King Kekaulike ...

Oahu’s Stewart, Kaleopaa are double winners at Ole

Honolulu teenagers Kaniela Stewart and Kelis Kaleopaa were double winners as they swept the open divisions at the 25th annual Ole Longboard Classic on Saturday at Launiupoko Beach Park in Lahaina. Stewart and Kaleopaa were the solid standouts in perfect overhead longboard conditions. A record ...

About 100 fighters compete at Kaua O Ke Koa Open

Kyler Kiyo, 8, of Oahu throws a punch at Brennon Acosta, 8, of Kahului in a boys 7-8 kumite match at the Kaua O Ke Koa Open Invitational Martial Arts Tournament on Saturday at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Kiyo won. The tournament drew about 100 fighters in keiki and adult divisions in multiple ...

Bears open MIL season with wins over Warriors

Baldwin High School’s boys and girls bowling teams started the season off in a big way, defeating defending Maui Interscholastic League champion Kamehameha Maui on Saturday at Maui Bowling Center. On the boys side, Baldwin defeated Kamehameha 2-1. The Bears’ Kainalu Torres-Estores led the ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 1-3, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Singled to center in fifth. SEASON: .251 batting avg. (66-263), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-30 on SB attempts against.

Red Raiders down Sabers

WAILUKU — There were some flashes of brilliance for the Maui High School football team in its 2018 debut on Friday night. However, there weren’t enough of them in a 28-14 loss to Kauai at War Memorial Stadium. In a game that began with a quick first quarter and ended near 10 p.m., the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BOWLING VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Unrespectable’s 42, Kupono Bowlers 37, Strike Force 31, No Ka Oi 30, Da Hui II 30, Pac Auto 26, All Good 15. High series (handicap)—Kevin Tanaka 744, Dewaine Higa 740, Mark Paguirigan 673, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (65-260), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-29 on SB attempts against.

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: 1-4, run, 1-1 on SB attempt against. Singled to center, scored in ninth. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (65-260), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 3-29 on SB attempts against.

Adventure of a lifetime

Bart de Zwart is no stranger to covering long distances with his stand-up paddleboard. Just last year, the 48-year-old Haiku resident set a world record by covering 120.2 miles in a 24-hour period in Switzerland. He has done a four-day trip from Tahiti to Bora Bora in 2014, a paddle across ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (64-256), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-28 on SB attempts against.

Tickets for Sentry Tournament of Champions go on sale

The Maui News Tickets are now on sale for next year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions, which will run Jan. 2-6 at the Kapalua Plantation Course. Tickets for the PGA Tour’s winners-only event are available at sentrytournamentofchampions.com. Daily admission is $30 for tournament rounds ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Ole Longboard Classic set for Saturday The 25th annual Ole Longboard Classic will be held Saturday at Launiupoko Park. The contest, named in honor of longtime Lahaina surfboard shaper Bob Olson, will have 14 divisions: menehune (ages 10 and under), juniors (11-13), junior women (14-18), ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Running KRAIG VICKERS HONOR RUN Sunday’s Results At Keopuolani Park 5K Male—1. Sage Sarchet 17:37, 2. Adam Hakola 17:52, 3. Hunter Sheilds 18:14, 4. Rocky Balala 18:26, 5. Matt Holton 18:31, 6. Gian Santiensanio 18:45, 7. Damon Wakefield 18:49, 8. Carter VanderMeer 18:50, 9. ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: Game 1: Did not play; Game 2: 0-4. SEASON: .250 batting avg. (64-256), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-28 on SB attempts against.

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .254 batting avg. (64-252), 32 runs, 36 RBIs, 8 HR, 7 HBP, 4 E, 2-28 on SB attempts against.

Back-to-back for Chiarella

KAHULUI — Alex Chiarella watched Sam Cyr growing up as a young golfer on Maui. Playing together for the last two days in the Maui Open at The Dunes at Maui Lani, the pair of professionals gained a new-found respect for each other. The 24-year-old Chiarella battled past his 32-year-old role ...

Maui All-Stars ousted at West Zone Tournament in wild game

The Maui News The Maui Pony All-Stars bowed out of the Pony West Zone Tournament after a wild 13-10 loss to Long Beach, Calif., on Sunday in West Hills, Calif. Maui trailed 8-1 going to the bottom of the fifth inning, but the Valley Isle squad scored nine runs, powered by five home runs, to ...