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Morikawa, Murphy and a matchbook

This is the saga of a very old matchbook and its remarkable coast-to-island-to-coast journey. Back in December — a lifetime ago, right? — I wrote a story about then-22-year-old PGA Tour golfer Collin Morikawa, who was set to play in the Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: SATURDAY: Game 1, 1-3, run, K. Singled to right, scored in fourth inning. Game 2, Did not play. SUNDAY: 1-4, run, K. Singled to center, scored in fifth. SEASON: 13-51 (.255), 7 RBIs, 7 runs, 1 HR.

Coach Speak: MPA swim program flourishes under Ritter

When Michael “Tex” Ritter started the swimming and diving team for Maui Preparatory Academy 14 years ago, he had five student-athletes: four boys and one girl. This season — if the sport rated “low risk” by the Hawaii High School Athletic Association happens — Na Pueo are team ...

Sumajit of Lahaina records ace at Pukalani

Desiree Sumajit of Lahaina made a hole-in-one on Monday at Pukalani Country Club. Sumajit aced the 16th hole from 143 yards using a driver. Paul Maielua witnessed the shot.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

GOLF MAUI HAWAIIAN MEN GOLF CLUB Aug. 8 Results At Maui Nui Golf Club A flight—1. Peter Escobar 66, 2. Danny Pagaduan 67, 3. Bishop Kahalehau 68. B flight—1. Shannon Cabunoc 63, 2. Timmy Akina 67, 3. Lot Kaluau 68. Seniors (60 and over)—1. Fred Kanoho 72, 2. Pat Borge ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 11-44 (.250), 7 RBIs, 5 runs, 1 HR.

Sports Bulletin Board

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews. com. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...

Ex-UH QB McDonald released by Tennessee

The Maui News The Tennessee Titans released former University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald on Wednesday, the same day the team announced it had agreed to terms with veteran QB Trevor Siemian. The Titans selected McDonald in the seventh round of the NFL draft in April. McDonald, who ...

Sentry TOC preparing for all possibilities

Alex Urban is used to changing plans on the run as executive director of the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but the coronavirus pandemic has forced him to develop that skill to new levels. The PGA Tour event that is still on schedule to take place Jan. 7-10, 2021, at the Kapalua Plantation ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI TUESDAY: 1-5, run, K. Played DH; reached on infield single, scored in second inning. SEASON: 11-44 (.250), 7 RBIs, 5 runs, 1 HR.

HHSAA extends ‘no-contact period’ through Sept. 13

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association executive board unanimously approved on Monday the extension of the “no-contact period” for the high school sports calendar through Sept. 13 due to concerns over the growing number of coronavirus cases in the state. The HHSAA issued a news ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: 1-3, run, RBI, 2 BB. Walked, scored in second inning; drew bases-loaded walk in third; singled to left in fifth. SEASON: 10-39 (.256), 7 RBIs, 4 runs, 1 HR.

Sa-Chisolm’s quest to play football takes him to Utah

Devon Sa-Chisolm took three state championship rings with him to Utah three weeks ago after deciding to transfer away from Lahainaluna High School with the uncertainty surrounding the football season here due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now he is after another championship ring, this time for ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. SUNDAY: 1-3, RBI, HBP. Singled to right in first inning; hit sacrifice fly to center in fifth; hit by pitch in sixth; reached on error in eighth. SEASON: 9-36 (.250), 6 RBIs, 3 runs, ...

Otani remembered fondly for his dedication to baseball

Glenn Otani seemingly lived his entire life for Maui baseball at all levels. For the last quarter century, he was a fixture at nearly every organized baseball game on the island, leading his crew in the volunteer side of the Maehara Stadium most notably as scorekeeper for the Maui ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Martial arts day camp offered for kids The Maui Taekwondo and Hapkido Center is offering a martial arts day camp for up to 12 students during the fall semester. All students will be required to wear masks and the classes are limited to 12 to maintain social distance requirements. Students ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI THURSDAY: Did not play SEASON: 8-33 (.242), 1 HR, 5 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 2B.

Sports Bulletin Board

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews. com. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...

Maui Invitational still on but Stanford out

For now, the Maui Jim Maui Invitational is still a go for its scheduled Nov. 23-25 run at the Lahaina Civic Center. The field, however, is in flux. Tuesday’s announcement that the Pac-12 Conference was postponing all athletic competition through the end of the year due to the coronavirus ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: THURSDAY: Did not play SEASON: 8-33 (.242), 1 HR, 5 RBIs, 2 runs, 2 2B.