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Sabers part ways with head football coach Figueroa

Rodney Figueroa has been let go as head coach of the Maui High School football team after the Sabers finished 0-8 in the Maui Interscholastic League this season. Figueroa said he was informed of the decision by school administrators on Thursday, and the school sent out a short press release ...

Paula, Young stay alive at ISA World Juniors

Kai Paula of Hana surfs during the Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship on Friday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Paula’s score of 11.17 was good enough to win his heat in the sixth repechage round of the boys under-16 division, moving the Team Hawaii surfer on to the next round. With the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

RODEO At Kaonoulu Ranch, Makawao Arena Oct. 19 Unofficial Results MYRO Keiki Show No. 2 K-2 Smarty roping—1. Ke‘olu Kahaleuahi-Cockett 17.83, 2. Shae-Lynn Smith 22.84, 3. Baylee Brown 57.70. Barrel racing—1. Maddox Prones 26.042, 2. Kale‘a Ferreira 26.148, 3. Ke‘olu ...

Sports Bulletin Board

• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. 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. _______________ Upcoming events • BASEBALL Dec. 6-7—District 3 Little ...

Aloha Classic, tour champions crowned at windless Hookipa

HOOKIPA — Low winds and heavy swells made for an interesting Mercedes-Benz Aloha Classic, but the competitors made every opportunity count. France’s Antoine Martin won the pro men’s single-elimination event Monday, and that was enough to take the Aloha Classic title and led him to being ...

Maui surfers help Team Hawaii vie for gold

The Maui News With just three days remaining at the Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Huntington Beach, Calif., Hawaii is one of just three teams with all their surfers still in contention. Five surfers from Maui represent Hawaii, with all but one trying to survive in the ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Wailea Fall Doubles set for Nov. 9-11 The deadline to sign up for the Wailea Fall Doubles Tennis Tournament is today at 5 p.m. The tournament, which benefits the Semper Fi Fund, is Nov. 9-11 at the Wailea Tennis Club. The entry fee is $47 for one event and $57 for two. There is also a ...

Road to Glory

The Associated Press HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound. Almost out of contention in May, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. POSTSEASON: 10 games played, 10 starts, 3-30 (.100), HR, 1 RBI, 2 runs.

When Peahi calls, they will be ready

First photo: Maui waterman Kai Lenny throws a shaka while posing for photos at the opening ceremony for the Jaws Big Wave Championships on Wednesday at Peahi. The competition window for the World Surf League Big Wave Tour event starts Friday and ends on March 31. Lenny was last year’s men’s ...

Sugi takes Aloha Classic youth title; Schettewi second

The Maui News Takuma Sugi of Japan put up the top two scores in the final on his way to winning the Mercedes-Benz Aloha Classic youth championship on Wednesday afternoon at Hookipa Beach Park. The 20-and-under final of the International Windsurfing Association and Professional Windsurfers ...

Maui’s Macedo, Bunch, Stone continue in ISA main event

The Maui News Maui surfers Ocean Macedo, Jackson Bunch and Savanna Stone all moved on to the fourth round of the main event in their respective divisions at the Vissla ISA World Junior Championship on Wednesday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Macedo posted the second-highest score of the boys ...

Strasburg, Nationals force Game 7

The Associated Press HOUSTON — It’s been an unconventional road to Game 7 of the World Series for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. Seizing the October spotlight he missed out on as a youngster, Strasburg pitched a gem into the ninth inning Tuesday as the Nationals beat the ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: Did not play. POSTSEASON: 10 games played, 10 starts, 3-30 (.100), HR, 1 RBI, 2 runs.

Valley Isle surfers advance at ISA World Juniors

The Maui News Five Maui surfers are representing Team Hawaii at the Vissla ISA (International Surfing Association) World Junior Championship, and all five have gotten off to strong starts. Through the first three days of competition at Huntington Beach, Calif., all of the Valley Isle ...

Ugalino, Bailey lead MIL at state air riflery championship

The Maui News Baldwin High School’s Reece Ugalino and Kamehameha Maui’s Kuualoha Bailey were the top Maui Interscholastic League shooters Tuesday at the HHSAA/Civil Marksmanship Program Air Riflery State Championships held at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall in Honolulu. Ugalino finished ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Tennis Wailuku Halloween Jr. Challenger/Open Tournament Friday’s-Sunday’s Results At Wells Park and War Memorial Complex Open Boys Singles 18—Final: Jaxson Pahukula def. Jayden Pahukula 6-4, 6-2. Third place: Adricx Lapus def. Austin Lugo Wd (admin). Semifinals: Jayden ...

World’s best windsurfers battle at Hookipa

Antoine Martin (first photo) of France competes during the Mercedes-Benz Aloha Classic on Sunday at Hookipa Beach Park. The event, being put on jointly by the Professional Windsurfers Association and the International Windsurfing Tour, kicked off Sunday with the women’s single-elimination ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

XTERRA KAPALUA TRAIL RUNS Saturday’s Results At Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Duke’s Beach House 10K 1. Nick Walker 44:03, 2. Johnny Webb 45:29, 3. Peter Gresser 49:48, 4. Sierra Speiker 50:16, 5. Nicolas Lebrun 50:43, 6. Vladislav Karasek 51:23, 7. Carlos Haen 51:31, 8. Thomas Chambeyron ...

Duffy captures record fifth Xterra World title

KAPALUA — Flora Duffy never imagined becoming the first ever to win five Xterra World Championships. At least not until she was running down the homestretch of the premier off-road triathlon Sunday morning at D.T. Fleming Beach. “The sand is just so hard,” Duffy said with a laugh. “At ...