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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 ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 1-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, HR, HBP. Hit by pitch, scored in second inning; hit two-run homer to center in third. SUNDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 69-261 (.264), 15 HR, 33 runs, 54 RBIs.

Adams, Warriors top Sabers

PUKALANI — This was the Tiliti Adams show. The senior quarterback/defensive back led Kamehameha Schools Maui to a 31-8 win over Maui High on Friday at Kanaiaupuni Stadium. He scored all four of the Warriors’ touchdowns — on a 15-yard reception and runs of 3, 1 and 2 yards. His final ...

Parade part of mayor’s celebration of youth baseball teams

Mayor Michael Victorino will host a celebration on Sept. 6 to honor Maui’s youth baseball teams that represented the state at regional and national championships over the summer. “I welcome everyone to come out to celebrate with these players,” Victorino said Friday in a press release ...

Lahainaluna grad Loewen cut by Lions

Mitchell Loewen, a Lahainaluna High School graduate and the third Maui-born player to appear in an NFL regular-season game, was one of 12 players released by the Detroit Lions on Friday. Loewen had three tackles and a quarterback hit in Detroit’s 20-16 loss to Cleveland in the final ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 0-4. SEASON: 68-258 (.264), 14 HR, 31 runs, 52 RBIs.

Farmers improve to 3-0 with victory over Trojans

Lia-Chae Meyer had nine kills as the Molokai High School girls volleyball team remained unbeaten with a sweep of St. Anthony on Friday night at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. Meyer also had three aces and five digs in the 25-14, 25-10, 25-13 victory that upped the Farmers’ record in Maui ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

YOUTH CROSS COUNTRY SEABURY HALL MEET Saturday’s Results At Seabury Hall 4-5 Boys—1. Makoa Kapuni'ai, Makawao, 6:22; 2. Karlen Sonny, Kamehameha, 6:27; 3. Kaden Awad, (no school provided), 6:31; 4. Brennan Phinehas, DTCA, 6:50; 5. Ryan Ong, Pomaikai, 6:51; 6. Nicholas Claybaugh, ...

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 • BASKETBALL Sept. 15—Lahainaluna High ...

Mata‘afa, Loewen in action as NFL preseason draws to close

Vikings defensive tackle Hercules Mata‘afa (right) and linebacker Devante Downs close in on Bills quarterback Tyree Jackson during the second half of Minnesota’s 27-23 loss Thursday, the final day of the NFL preseason. Mata‘afa, a graduate of Lahainaluna High School, had three tackles and ...

Farmers roll past Dragons in return to eight-player ranks

WAILUKU — After two scoreless ventures into the 11-player game, the Molokai High School football team returned to familiar territory on Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium. The Farmers rolled to a 50-8 win over Hana in their eight-player debut this season. The four-time defending Maui ...

Bears earn wild five-set victory over Sabers

WAILUKU — The Baldwin High School girls volleyball team won the first two sets against crosstown rival Maui High on Thursday at Jon Garcia Gym. What looked like an early night turned into an instant classic. After watching Maui High rally from an 0-2 deficit, the Bears had a rally of ...