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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI THURSDAY: 0-3. SEASON: 71-273 (.260), 16 HR, 34 runs, 58 RBIs.

Trotto, 72, seized the summer

At 72 years old, Kihei track and field competitor Mary Trotto is showing no signs of slowing down. Trotto topped off a busy summer with a strong showing at the NCC World Masters Championships in Toronto in July. She represented the U.S. in Canada. Among her top results was being the top ...

In a pickle: Tennis, pickleball players fight over court usage

As the sport of pickleball spreads rapidly across the island, the need for court space follows close behind. According to the Maui County website, there are around 16 locations on Maui with public tennis courts, and four of those have converted pickleball courts — four pickleball courts fit ...

Undefeated Spartans get past Hawks in 4

The Maui News Ella Connor posted 12 kills, four aces and 20 digs as the Seabury Hall girls volleyball team overcame their first set loss of the season to beat Haleakala Waldorf 25-16, 24-26, 25-9, 25-15 on Wednesday night at Paia Gym. Anu Akeo added nine kills and five blocks, and Sevilla ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Tennis KAPALUA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday’s-Monday’s Results At Kapalua Tennis Garden Men’s Singles Open Final—Hobbes Wilstead def. Rick Kepler 6-2, 6-2. Semifinals—Hobbes Wilstead def. Patrick Hiti 6-4, 6-2; Rick Kepler def. John Deinhardt 6-3, 6-4. Quarterfinals—John ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: 0-4, BB. Walked in ninth inning. SEASON: 71-270 (.263), 16 HR, 34 runs, 58 RBIs.

Na Alii improve to 4-0 with tough sweep of Lahainaluna

PUKALANI — The defending Maui Interscholastic League girls volleyball champions from King Kekaulike High School showed they can play with the state’s best last weekend at a tournament in Hilo when Na Alii finished third in a field of 24 teams. Tuesday night at their own gym, Na Alii ...

Suzuki’s three-run blast caps Nationals’ epic rally against Mets

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few cheering fans caught the attention of Nationals manager Dave Martinez as he finally began his nightly debrief with reporters. “Thank you for staying,” Martinez said. They couldn’t have been blamed for leaving early. No doubt, they’re glad they ...

UH’s Rasmussen earns national Player of the Week award

The Maui News University of Hawaii women’s volleyball player Jolie Rasmussen was named the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week on Tuesday. Rasmussen totaled 57 kills, 17 kills and 13 blocks to lead the Rainbow Wahine to victories over No. 21 San Diego State, St. John’s and ...

Warriors take down Bears in four sets

The Maui News Hoala Alapai had 19 kills and 12 digs to help lead the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-16, 23-25, 25-17 victory over Baldwin on Tuesday night at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Jhene Saribay added 15 kills and nine digs, and Logan Spencer also had 15 ...

At 26, Lenny already a legend

Maui’s Kai Lenny never thought that he would be considered one of the world’s greatest watermen. Already getting his name in the history books at 26 years old is something a 4-year-old Lenny couldn’t have predicted. “I always dreamt of being at this level with all these other ...

UH’s Byrd, Rasmussen earn weekly conference honors

The Maui News University of Hawaii wide receiver Cedric Byrd and outside hitter Jolie Rasmussen were named Player of the Week for their respective conferences and sports Monday. Byrd won the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance in the Rainbow Warrior football ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 69-261 (.264), 15 HR, 33 runs, 54 RBIs.

Lunas match MIL record with victory over Bears

LAHAINA — The Lahainaluna High School football team tied the all-time Maui Interscholastic League win streak record of 19 with a methodical 34-9 victory over Baldwin on a damp Saturday night at Sue Cooley Stadium. That didn't matter a whole lot to Lahainaluna co-head coach Dean Rickard. "I ...

Lahainaluna alum Mata‘afa on Vikings’ 53-man roster

The Maui News Lahainaluna High School graduate Hercules Mata‘afa has made the 53-man roster for the Minnesota Vikings. Mata‘afa, the Associated Press Pac-12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year at Washington State University in 2017, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent ...

Tattersalls claims 13th Maui Channel Swim title in a row

KAANAPALI — Fighting against West Maui’s strong ocean currents wasn’t the only obstacle for the Tattersalls Masters Australia swim team. The six-swimmer crew was also thrown together last second with mostly new members, but that didn’t stop them from claiming their 13th consecutive ...

Cabanilla top shooter at MIL season opener

WAILUKU — Nalikoleilani Cabanilla knew her total of 253 points in the opening shoot of the Maui Interscholastic League air riflery season was pretty good. It turned out to be the best on Saturday at the Baldwin armory. The Kamehameha Schools Maui sophomore’s total topped all 72 individual ...

Pine Lasses outlast Hawks for first MIL win of season

The Maui News Keala Montgomery had 10 kills and five aces, and Arriana Maltezo had 12 kills as the Lanai High School girls volleyball team earned its first win of the season with a five-set victory over Haleakala Waldorf on Saturday in Lanai City. Souina Seiuli added six kills and two aces, ...

Rainbow Wahine knock off No. 13 Huskies in four sets

The Maui News For the second time in three days, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team knocked off a top-25 squad. Jolie Rasmussen had 19 kills and 10 digs to lead the Rainbow Wahine to a 25-20, 25-12, 20-25, 25-16 victory over No. 13 Washington on Sunday in the championship ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

WESTSIDE INVITATIONAL Saturday’s Results At Kaanapali Boys Team—1. Maui High 22, 2. Seabury Hall 62, 3. King Kekaulike 62, 4. Maui Prep 110, 5. Baldwin 134, 6. Kihei Charter 143, 7. Lahainaluna 183. Individual—1. Hunter Shields, Maui High, 16:18.87; 2. Damon Wakefield, Maui ...