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Maui High tennis teams improve to 2-0 with wins over St. Anthony

The Maui High School boys and girls tennis teams rolled to 2-0 records in Maui Interscholastic League play Friday, each earning a 5-0 victory over St. Anthony at Kahului Community Center. The Sabers dropped just six games in the eight matches played — two were awarded to Maui High by ...

Farmers open with victory over Dragons

The Molokai High School softball team opened Maui Interscholastic League Division II play with an 18-3, three-inning victory over Hana on Friday at the Dragons’ field. The Farmers piled up 14 hits — nine were for extra bases, including five home runs. Wehi Pastrana, Sydney Rawlins, Cahl ...

Rainbow Warriors blow past Nittany Lions

Stijn van Tilburg had nine kills, and the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team needed just 90 minutes to dispatch No. 11 Penn State in the Outrigger Resorts Invitational on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Austin Matautia had eight kills and three ...

Turno, Payne earn top honors

Lahainaluna High School’s Iverson Turno and Seabury Hall’s Isaiah Payne are senior point guards from the Maui Interscholastic League’s two dominant programs. They are also the choices of the league’s coaches as The Maui News 2017-18 MIL Players of the Year in boys basketball. Turno ...

Kemper, Alms collect hardware

Big Wave Tour champions Billy Kemper and Paige Alms pose with their trophies after being honored at the World Surf League Awards on Thursday in Coolangatta, Australia. The Maui surfers won the men’s and women’s season titles, respectively, with Alms picking up her second straight ...

Spartans pull out victory over Na Alii

The Maui News – Eden Lingenfelder scored twice to help the Seabury Hall water polo team defeat King Kekaulike 4-1 on Thursday at Piilani Pool in Pukalani. In windy and rainy conditions, the Spartans were able to overcome a strong effort by Na Alii goalie Kianna Correa to improve to 3-2 in ...

No. 2 Rainbow Warriors sweep past No. 8 Flyers

Stijn van Tilburg had 13 kills and Austin Matautia added 10 kills and four aces to lead the second-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team to a 25-12, 25-22, 25-19 victory over No. 8 Lewis on Thursday, the opening night of the Outrigger Resorts Invitational at the Stan Sheriff ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Golf PUKALANI TERRACE GOLF CLUB Saturday’s Results At Pukalani Country Club Sonny Morreira (ace) 69, Dennis Sugiyama 71, Dick Gregg 72. Closest to the pin—Nos. 3 and 8: Ernie Ayala; No. 14: Dick Gregg. ***** Bowling VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At ...

Statement win: Bears knock off Lunas, 8-2

KAHULUI — The Baldwin High School softball team has missed the last two state tournaments. The Bears are clearly focused on getting back to the promised land. After an 8-2 win over defending champion Lahainaluna on Wednesday night at Patsy Mink Field, Baldwin has opened Maui Interscholastic ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Running MAUI 5K Sunday’s Results At Maalaea Female 6 and under—1. Kailee Lehman 51:53, 2. Kylani Nania-Cole 56:55. 7-8—1. Noelia Browne 29:55, 2. Chyler Piedra-Agan 31:58, 3. Iliana Correa 33:01, 4. Layla Correa 39:10, 5. Rhyan Welch 41:24. 9-10—1. Kayla Ratte 24:50, 2. ...

Undefeated Na Pueo send Sabers to first loss of season

The Maui News – Beau Johnston fired a 37 to help the Maui Preparatory Academy boys golf team edge Maui High 172-173 on Wednesday at Kapalua Bay Course. Hudson Holland carded a 40, Griffin Gibson had a 46 and Akiva Bluh added a 49 for Na Pueo, who improved to 5-0 in Maui Interscholastic ...

Na Alii boys, girls pick up season-opening wins over Warriors

The Maui News – The King Kekaulike High School boys and girls tennis teams opened their Maui Interscholastic League schedules with victories over Kamehameha Maui on Wednesday in Pukalani. Zack Fernando’s win at boys No. 1 singles led a 5-0 Na Alii win. Fernando defeated the Warriors’ ...

Baldwin solidifies top spot

WAILUKU — The Baldwin High School girls water polo team has big things in mind. The Bears showed perhaps their closest competitor in the Maui Interscholastic League that they mean businesss, defeating Lahainaluna 12-3 on Tuesday at Sakamoto Pool. Rebecca Buenrostro-Gallimore scored five ...

Bears take down Sabers as MIL girls golf season gets underway

The Maui News – Jaelin Ishikawa shot a 36 to lead the Baldwin High School girls golf team to a season-opening 118-126 victory over Maui High on Tuesday at Kahili Golf Course. Lana Calibuso-Kwee fired a 38 and Alexa Jackson added a 44 for the defending Maui Interscholastic League champion ...

Lahainaluna improves to 3-0

The Maui News – Carter Stockham and Elijah Oliveira each had 10 kills, and the Lahainaluna High School boys volleyball team remained unbeaten in Maui Interscholastic League play Tuesday with a four-set victory over King Kekaulike at the Lunas’ gym. Stockham added three aces and a block, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Golf HSJGA JUNIOR TOUR SERIES Sunday’s Final Round At Kahili Golf Course Boys 11-12 Reagan James Miles 75-76—151 Ben Cafferio 80-74—154 Kade Kikuchi 76-78—154 Tyler Tamayori 80-75—155 Ethan Chapital 81-91—172 Renner Chumley 85-88—173 Justin ...

Rainbow Wahine fall short against Matadors in Big West first round

The Maui News – The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end Tuesday with a 62-57 loss to Cal State Northridge in the first round of the Big West Conference tournament in Fullerton, Calif. The Rainbow Wahine, the No. 8 seed, never led in the game and ...

Going Strong to the Paralympic Games . . .

Evan Strong has big plans. The 31-year-old Mauian will defend his gold medal in snowboard-cross at the Pyeongchang Paralympic Winter Games on Monday and then will compete in the first running of banked slalom on March 16. He left for South Korea on Friday. But there’s much more than just ...

Mata‘afa’s big tryout

Hercules Mata‘afa, a 2014 Lahainaluna High School graduate and standout defensive lineman at Washington State, was projected as a fourth- or fifth-round draft choice by NFL.com after completing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Sunday. Mata‘afa was clocked in 4.76 ...

Harmon, Bears down Sabers

KAHULUI — Aliya Harmon couldn’t wait to call her sister. Before she could make it to the exit of Patsy Mink Field, her family members already had Kaylee Harmon on FaceTime from Monmouth, Ore. Aliya Harmon allowed one hit and struck out eight in three innings, smacked a two-run homer and ...