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Moore into quarterfinals, Florence falls to US teammate at Olympics

Hawaii’s Carissa Moore (first photo) and John John Florence (second photo) compete during the Tokyo Olympics today at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan. Moore defeated Peru’s Sofia Mulanovich 10.34-9.90 to advance to the women’s quarterfinals, while Florence bowed out in the men’s ...

Blackburn builds basketball dreams

People Who Made a Difference: Sports Edition is a special series recognizing those in the Maui County sports community who have made significant impacts. Stories will run periodically this summer in The Maui News. WAILUKU — Joe Blackburn is a basketball lifer. When he saw the sport ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Lee advances to Drive, Chip & Putt regionals Lakota Lee of Kihei qualified for the regional championships of the Drive, Chip and Putt with a second-place finish in a sub-regional held Saturday at Kapolei Golf Club on Oahu. Competing in the boys 12-13 division, Lee finished with a score ...

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. ANNOUNCEMENTS • BASKETBALL July 29—The Maui Collegiate Baseball ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Los Angeles Angels: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 1-3, 2-run HR in first inning. SEASON: 31-139 (.223), 11 runs, 9 RBIs, 3 HR.

Leahey carries on family legacy as he takes over in UH football booth

It comes with a dose of sadness, but Kanoa Leahey has reached the job he was seemingly born to do. Leahey has added University of Hawaii football to his long list of play-by-play duties for the school, taking over for longtime friend and colleague Robert Kekaula, who died suddenly at age 55 ...