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Paddling their hearts out

LAHAINA — While Napili Canoe Club had a strong showing at their own Dougie Tihada Memorial Regatta on Saturday, the finishes were not what made the day particularly special. While taking home gold is always fun, Napili keiki coach Nori Tihada teaches his younger crews the values of ...

Champions crowned at No Ka Oi Tournament

Jai Carbonell (from right) of the Maui Strikers goes up for a first-half corner kick as FA Maui’s Taj La Turner, Javier Quintero and goalie Meyer Madaus defend in the Maui No Ka Oi Soccer Tournament boys U10 final Saturday at Eddie Tam Complex in Makawao. FA Maui won 6-0. SECOND PHOTO: FA ...

Flag football fun at Sue Cooley Stadium

Team Hard Naks’ Xavier Carter playfully celebrates with the Lahaina Rams’ Blaze Baybado during a Maui Flag Football League 8U game on Saturday at Lahainaluna High School’s Sue Cooley Stadium. The day’s schedule included 15 games from 8U to 15U. SECOND PHOTO: Talon Toshikyo of Nxt ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Makawao Rodeo set for July 4-7 The 64th annual Makawao Rodeo, presented by the Maui Roping Club, will be held July 4-7 at Oskie Rice Arena in Makawao. The rodeo kicks off on the Fourth of July with qualifying runs starting at 9 a.m. Admission is free. The Bull Bash is set for July 5 ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BEACH VOLLEYBALL ALOHA VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION Thursday’s-Saturday’s Results At Kanaha Beach Park 12s—1. KC Buzianis and Giulia Quinsaat, 2. Teah Jerman and Sophia Benner, 3. Ayvah Gonsalves-Ortiz and Kaili McMillin, 4. Ema MacDonald and Kaci Sakamoto, 5. Duke Dodge and Nikole ...

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 Monday-Friday—Dunk masters ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 33-122 (.270), 6 HR, 14 runs, 27 RBIs.

The Maui News 2019 MIL Baseball All-Stars: Haole, Nakayama do it all

Kaipo Haole and Kaimana Nakayama have a lot in common on the baseball diamond. Both play multiple positions. Both are the unquestioned leaders for their Maui Interscholastic League championship teams. And both are the choices of the league’s coaches as The Maui News MIL Players of the ...

Toluta‘u, Seawolves set to defend MLR title

Maui’s Vili Toluta‘u will lead the Seattle Seawolves into the Major League Rugby championship game, set for this weekend in San Diego. The Seawolves, who won last year’s inaugural title with help from Toluta‘u’s league MVP season, will take on the San Diego Legion for the title at ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

SAILING CANOES HAWAIIAN SAILING CANOE ASSOCIATION June 7 Results Kaanapali Shoreline Race, 15 miles 1. Olukai, Capt. Marvin Otsuji; 2. Maui Jim, Capt. Donnie Jones; 3. Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Capt. Ray Glauser; 4. Auwahi Wind, Capt. Ikaika Kincaid; 5. Kaanapali Beach Resort Association, ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: 1-4. Reached on infield single in eighth inning. SEASON: 33-122 (.270), 6 HR, 14 runs, 27 RBIs.

Taking a tumble at Maui No Ka Oi Tournament

First photo: Na Hoa O Puna’s Iopa Quintana tumbles after colliding with FA Maui’s Samuel Ribucan on a 50-50 ball during the first half of a U10 boys match at the Maui No Kai Oi Soccer Tournament on Thursday at the Eddie Tam Complex in Makawao. The teams played to a 3-3 draw. The tournament, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

BEACH VOLLEYBALL ALOHA VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION June 6-Saturday’s Results At Kanaha Beach Park 12U—1. Kaili McMillen, 2. Kylie Lord, 3. Ayvah Gonsalves Ortiz, 4. Anela Warren, 5. Teah Jerman, 6. Henry Devereux, 7. Sophia Benner, 8. Satori Isreal, 9. Napua Jost-Ikeda. Girls 14U—1. ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: THURSDAY: 0-3. SEASON: 32-118 (.271), 6 HR, 14 runs, 27 RBIs.

District 3 Minors Tournament gets underway

First photo: Maui Upcountry’s Kaedan Kaisa follows through on a two-run single during a 12-5 win over Kihei in a Hawaii State Little League District 3 Minors (9-10) Tournament game at Kalama Park in Kihei on Wednesday afternoon. The tournament continues through the week, with the championship ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

SOCCER MAUI NO KA OI TOURNAMENT Wednesday’s Results At Eddie Tam Complex U9/U10 Girls Manuia 4, Aloha FC 0 Maui Girls 10 6, Maui Girls 11 4 Maui Girls 09 9, Aloha FC 0 Manuia 7, Maui Girls 10 2 U13/14 Girls Ohana Grown 2, FA Maui 2 U9/U10 Boys Strikers 9, Maui Boys ...

The Maui News 2019 MIL Tennis All-Stars

Kihei Charter School’s Jessalyn Lopez and Hobbes Wilstead put in the work, and they were rewarded with breakthrough seasons. Both Tiger Shark juniors made a bit of history at the HMSA State Tennis Championships on the Big Island last month, and are The Maui News’ Maui Interscholastic ...

Valley Isle Sports/In Brief

MIL athletes, schools win Kaimana Awards Two Maui Interscholastic League student-athletes as well as a pair of MIL schools were among those honored at the HMSA Kaimana Awards & Scholarship Program luncheon on Saturday at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Baldwin High School’s ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

SOFTBALL MAUI SENIOR SOFTBALL Sunday’s Results At War Memorial Little League fields Mix Breeds 16, Paninis 1 Guavas 12, Monarchs 8 Guavas 23, Wahine Kane 3 Ka Newa 15, Wahine Kane 0 Ka Newa 12, Bases Loaded 11 Kolohe 22, Imua 17 Gomes Trucking 14, Oloz 6 Toros 5, Dragons ...

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: 0-0, HBP. Hit by pitch as pinch hitter in eighth inning. SEASON: 32-115 (.278), 6 HR, 14 runs, 27 RBIs.