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Waiting game

The Baldwin High School football team will have waited three weeks to play a game when the Bears host Leilehua next Friday. When Lahainaluna takes to the turf at Sue Cooley Stadium on Nov. 23, it will have been four weeks since the Lunas played a game. So, the Maui Interscholastic League ...

Apo-Takayama posts best score among MIL bowlers at state championships

Nadia Apo-Takayama of Maui Interscholastic League champion Kamehameha Schools Maui was the top MIL finisher at the Billy Tee’s/HHSAA Bowling State Championships, held Thursday and Friday at Lihue Bowling Center on Kauai. Apo-Takayama finished with an eight-game total of 1,355 to place 28th ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Tryouts for Hawaiian Style Volleyball set Hawaiian Style Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts on Nov. 16 at Seabury Hall’s Erdman Athletic Center. Tryouts, set for 2-5 p.m., are open to girls in high school interested in playing competitive club volleyball. For questions, text coach Al ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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The Maui News 2019 MIL Girls Volleyball All-Stars

Ella Connor has known where she is going to play college volleyball for over a year now. Nanna Inoue has only lived in the United States for a little more than two years. While she’s not sure where yet, Inoue recently decided she will play volleyball in college. Both are The Maui News’ ...

Rainbow Warriors coach Ganot takes medical leave

The Maui News University of Hawaii men’s basketball coach Eran Ganot is taking a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately, the school announced Wednesday. The announcement was made just two days before the Rainbow Warriors open the season against Florida A&M in the ...

Kahului Alii seeking donations for trip to regional

The Maui News The Kahului Alii Pee Wee football team is headed to the Wescon Regional Championship next month in California, and the team is asking the Maui community for help with its fundraising efforts. The Alii are set to face another team from the Wescon Region — which includes Hawaii, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

MAGSA Short-Course Meet Saturday’s Results At Kihei Aquatic Center Girls 8 and under 25-yard backstroke—1. Olivia Carter, HSC, 22.09; 2. Gala Tassi, IA, 23.25; 3. Martina Pineda-Rodriguez, Lahaina, 23.55; 4. Stella Anderson, IA, 24.55; 5 Eliana Bocon, MDSC, 25.50. 25 ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Racquetball tourney to be held Nov. 15-17 The 15th annual Hawaii State Doubles Racquetball Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 15-17 at the Maui Family YMCA in Kahului. The registration fee is $40 for the first event and $25 for a second event for adults, and $20/$10 for juniors. The entry ...

Atwell, Rewers lead UH past San Diego State

The Maui News Amy Atwell and Lauren Rewers each had a double-double, and the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team opened the season with a 61-58 victory over San Diego State on Tuesday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Atwell had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Rewers ...

Nationals honored at White House

The Associated Press and The Maui News WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump mostly stuck to sports on Monday while honoring the World Series champion Washington Nationals, who had a handful of players skip the White House visit. Maui’s Kurt Suzuki wasn’t one of them. The Nationals ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

RUNNING DAY OF HOPE 10K/5K Saturday’s Results At Four Seasons Resort Maui 5K—1. Ryan Tsang 17:15:00, 2. Caile Kohlbrenner 19:06.42, 3. Dennis Queirolo 20:17.00, 4. Lester Domingo 20:31.74, 5. Lindsey Wilbur 21:15.96, 6. Matthew Birmingham 23:07.12, 7. Clive Lobo 23:18.51, 8. Luis ...

Sabers’ Shields claims boys cross country state crown

OLINDA — Maui High School junior Hunter Shields knew that if he stayed patient in the front pack, he had a chance to win the Honolulu Marathon Cross Country State Championship. And that’s exactly what he did Saturday at Seabury Hall. Shields conquered the three-lap, 5-kilometer course ...

Naylor outlasts Volner for girls XC title

OLINDA — Emily Naylor finished 99th in the Honolulu Marathon State Cross Country Championships last year. Saturday morning at Seabury Hall, she stood alone at No. 1. The Kalaheo High School sophomore tracked down Seabury Hall sophomore Kaylee Volner with about half a mile to go in the ...

Honolulu Marathon/HHSAA Cross Country State Championships

Saturday’s Results At Seabury Hall Girls Team—D-I: 1. Punahou 26, 2. Iolani 93, 3. Hilo 125, 4. Kamehameha Kapalama 132, 5. Radford 150, 6. Kalaheo 156, 7. King Kekaulike 221, 8. Kealakehe 242, 9. Campbell 259, 10. Waiakea 286, 11. Kalani 297, 12. Roosevelt 335, 13. Keaau 346, 14. ...

Bunch wins ISA World Juniors championship

The Maui News Jackson Bunch of Paia completed a dominant run at the Vissla/ISA World Junior Surfing Championship on Sunday, winning the boys under-16 title at Huntington Beach, Calif. “It’s pretty awesome to win gold,” said Bunch, 15. “I was reviewing the past champions of this ...

Lunas earn top seed in D-II, Bears are No. 4 in D-I for state football

The Maui News Three-time defending state champion Lahainaluna High School received the No. 1 seed for the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division II Football State Championship in brackets released Saturday, and will host a semifinal on Nov. 23 at Sue Cooley Stadium. The Lunas, who completed an ...

Georgia’s Phillips wins at Kaanapali in playoff marathon

KAANAPALI — The Kaanapali Collegiate Classic took an extra hour and a half to finish, but it was worth the wait for University of Georgia sophomore Trent Phillips. The left-hander birdied the seventh playoff hole — No. 17 — from 15 feet to beat Oklahoma senior Quade Cummins on Sunday ...

Rainbow Wahine knock off Cal Poly

The Maui News Coming into the week, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team knew what it needed to do in order to get back on top in the Big West Conference: knock off the top two teams in the standings, who both happened to be visiting the Stan Sheriff Center. Mission ...

Ngan carries Maui flag at Kaanapali

KAANAPALI — Justin Ngan was missing his wing man on Friday. The Baldwin High School graduate — a junior on the University of Hawaii men’s golf team — fired an even-par 71 on the Royal Kaanapali Course to help the Rainbow Warriors to a tie for 13th place in the team standings after one ...