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Rainbow Warriors claim MW West Division crown

HONOLULU (AP) — Jason-Matthew Sharsh caught 10 passes for 95 yards and a touchdown, and the University of Hawaii football team held off San Diego State 14-11 on Saturday night at Aloha Stadium in a battle for the Mountain West Conference West Division title. The Rainbow Warriors (8-4, 5-3) ...

Youngsters hoop it up at Maui Invitational clinic

First photo: King Kamehameha Elementary School fourth-grader John Matthews V dribbles during the Hoops Clinic on Saturday at the Lahaina Civic Center. The clinic, put together by the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, Chaminade University and HMSA, included between 75-100 participants. Second photo: ...

Stansberry scores 24, lifts UH to 79-71 victory over New Orleans

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry had 24 points as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team beat New Orleans 79-71 on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center. Stansberry made 6 of 9 from the field, 4 of 7 from 3-point range and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line. Zigmars Raimo had 15 ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to Texas Southern 74-57

The Maui News Texas Southern outscored the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team 24-7 in the third quarter to run away with a 74-57 win in a Bank of Hawaii Classic game Sunday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Rainbow Wahine led 32-28 at halftime, but wouldn’t hold it ...

Bunch wins two titles at Surfbash

Jackson Bunch won the open men and the Junior Challenge at the 30th annual Vissla/Lopez/Hi-Tech Surfbash, held Saturday and Sunday at Ho­okipa Beach Park. Bunch claimed the open men in the final heat on Sunday. By then the building northwest swell was closing out Pavillions, the normal ...

World title on line at Maui Pro

The Maui News The holding period for the Lululemon Maui Pro begins today, with the world’s best female surfers ready to hit Honolua Bay for the World Surf League Championship Tour finale. World title contenders Carissa Moore of Oahu, Lakey Peterson of California and Caroline Marks of ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

GIRLS BASKETBALL KING KEKAULIKE TOURNAMENT At King Kekaulike Gym Saturday’s Results Roosevelt 18, Kamehameha Maui 15 Leilehua 35, Molokai 18 Kamehameha Hawaii 45, Kapolei 21 King Kekaulike 85, Nanakuli 36 High scorers—Roosevelt: Taylor Tateyama 9; Kamehameha Maui: Kuu Ruidas ...

The Maui News 2019 MIL Cross Country All-Stars

Hunter Shields only took a couple of rest days after his eventful cross country season culminated with a state title. The Maui High School junior was already focused on his next race. Shields won the Maui Interscholastic League championship crown late last month and then the state title the ...

Tihada leads Lunas’ two-way seniors into state semifinal

LAHAINA — Joshua Tihada remembers tagging along as a first-grader with his father, Joey Tihada, to Lahainaluna High School football practice. On Wednesday, before one of the final practices of his storied career as a Luna, Joshua Tihada took a moment to reflect as his team prepared for ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

GIRLS BASKETBALL KING KEKAULIKE TOURNAMENT Friday’s Results At King Kekaulike Gym Kamehameha Hawaii 42, Nanakuli 36 Roosevelt 29, Kapolei 19 Molokai 37, Campbell 31 Leilehua 28, Kamehameha Maui 25 King Kekaulike 61, Kailua 27 High scorers—Kamehameha Hawaii: Nique Pacheco ...

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 ...

Bears blank Cougars in Baldwin Invitational

First photo: Baldwin High School’s Olivia Dubach dribbles upfield during the first half of the Bears’ 6-0 victory over Kaiser in a Baldwin Soccer Invitational match Thursday at Keopuolani Park in Kahului. Dubach had a goal and an assist for the Bears. Tysja Lee Ka‘anana scored two goals ...

Kapalua ready to reveal revamped Plantation Course

The first round of the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions is 43 days away. The Kapalua Plantation Course opens in one day after a nine-month, eight-figure enhancement project was recently completed. “It’s really a monumental day for us,” said Mark Rolfing, the longtime Kapalua resident ...

UH dominates CSUN, punches NCAA tourney ticket

The Maui News McKenna Ross had 11 kills and seven digs, and the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team locked up at least a share of the Big West Conference title with a 25-18, 25-12, 25-14 victory over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in ...

Hanneman, Kemper ousted at Aliis

Lahaina’s Eli Hanneman competes during the third round of the Hawaiian Pro on Thursday at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa, Oahu. Hanneman was eliminated after placing fourth in his heat. Fellow Maui surfer Billy Kemper won his third-round heat before bowing out in the fourth round. Finals day of ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

KING KEKAULIKE TOURNAMENT Thursday’s Results At King Kekaulike Gym Molokai 31, Kailua 27 Nanakuli 45, Campbell 35 Roosevelt 41, Leilehua 27 Kamehameha Maui 49, Kamehameha Hawaii 43 King Kekaulike 30, Kapolei 29 High scorers—Molokai: Lia-Chae Meyer 9; Kailua: Kyla Medeiros 8; ...

Host Na Alii earn victory over Farmers as King Kekaulike Tourney gets underway

First photo: King Ke­kaulike High School’s Annalee Peters drives to the basket during Na Alii’s 49-23 win over Molokai in a King Kekaulike Tournament game Wednesday. The 10-team tournament runs through Sunday at King Kekaulike Gym. Second photo: Farmers coach Kalei Adolpho talks to her ...

Lunas prepare for another battle with Rough Riders

Last year, the Roosevelt High School football team won a first-round game to advance to meet top-seeded Lahainaluna in the semifinals of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Division II state tournament. So far in 2019, history is repeating itself. Last week, the Rough Riders beat Kamehameha ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Lolohea, Baschleben to represent USA Maui rugby players Sione Lolohea and Helmut Baschleben Finau were among 51 U18 Boys High School All-Americans to be named for the North American Four tournament, which will be held Dec. 28 and 31 in Chula Vista, Calif. The All-Americans will be split ...