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Hendrickson places third at HIC Pro

First photo: Tanner Hendrickson of Haiku competes in the HIC Pro on Thursday en route to taking third place in the World Surf League qualifying series event at Sunset Beach on Oahu. Hendrickson won a fourth-round heat, and placed second in the quarterfinals and semifinals. In the final, he had ...

Day’s top score puts Takara in Aloha Classic youth final

The Maui News The second day of competition in the International Windsurfing Tour’s Aloha Classic took place Thursday, with youth and amateur sailors taking to the water at Hookipa Beach Park in Kuau. The highest score of the day belonged to Ishii Takara of Japan, who won his first-round ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Ikeda aces No. 14 at Pukalani Country Club Dennis Ikeda of Pukalani recorded a hole-in-one at Puka­lani Country Club on Oct. 26. Ikeda aced the 14th hole, using an 8-iron for the 133-yard shot, which was witnessed by Curtis Lee, George Ballard and David Kamalani. ***** Bronco League ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Strike Force 24, Da Hui II 24, Pac Auto 22 1⁄2, Unrespectables 21, All Good 20, No Ka Oi 18 1⁄2, Jus Us 1. High series (handicap)—Mark Paguirigan 688, Roland Caniaveral 684, Kaniaulani Souza 674, ...

Ground game again key for Sabers

Naia Nakamoto and Solomone Tongi weren’t even born when Andrew Malafu and Chad Gerard led Maui High School to the state football tournament for the first time, in 2000. Rodney Figueroa, the first-year head coach for the Sabers, remembers that team, the last of nine Maui Interscholastic ...

Mauians move on at HIC Pro

Billy Kemper of Kuau competes during the second round of the HIC Pro on Wednesday at Sunset Beach on Oahu. Kemper won the heat and was in one of three third-round heats yet to be completed by day’s end. Among those advancing to the fourth round of the World Surf League qualifying series event ...

Aloha Classic windsurfing competition gets underway

The Maui News Sarah Hauser of Haiku kicked off the International Windsurfing Tour Aloha Classic with a first-round win Wednesday at Hookipa Beach Park. Hauser, last year’s runner-up in the pro women division, scored an 8.27 in the first heat of the day to beat Motoko Sato, Amanda Beenen ...

Upcountry Little League registration set for Saturday

The Maui News Registration for Upcountry Little League’s 2018 season is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Upcountry Pool meeting room. The fee for tee ball and coach pitch is $75 per player, and the fee for Minor, Major, Senior and Big League divisions is $95 per player. A ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Swimming MAUI AGE GROUP SWIMMING ASSOCIATION NOVICE MEET Saturday’s Results At Pukalani Pool Boys 6 and under 25 backstroke—1. Zadoc Brown, Maui Dolphins, 34.38; 2. Aven Wynne, Island Aquatics, 38.40; 3. Taj Swanson, Hawaii Swim Club, 39.06; 4. Dylan De Aguiar, Island Aquatics, 55.33. ...

Xterra Off-Road World Championship Triathlon: Training partners triumph

KAPALUA — Bradley Weiss and Flora Duffy each wanted to talk about the other after winning Xterra Off-Road World Championship Triathlon titles Sunday. Weiss, a 28-year-old from South Africa, crossed the finish line at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, in 2 hours, 32 minutes, 9 seconds, beating ...

Xterra Off-Road World Championship Triathlon

Sunday’s Results Starting and ending at Ritz Carlton, Kapalua Swim (1 mile)-mountain bicycle (20 miles)-trail run (6.5 miles)—total Male Pro—1. Bradley Weiss 19:20-1:31:09-41:40—2:32:09, 2. Mauricio Mendez 19:21-1:34:14-39:49—2:33:24, 3. Ruben Ruzafa ...

Jaffurs claims Maui Amateur title in playoff

The Maui News Isaac Jaffurs of Haleiwa, Oahu, won the Hawaii State Golf Association Maui Amateur title on Sunday, defeating Tyler Ota of Honolulu on the first hole of a playoff. Jaffurs shot an even-par 72 at the Wailea Emerald Course to finish regulation at 2-under 142. Ota, winner of ...

Six from Maui still in contention at HIC Pro

Cody Young of Makawao competes in the second round of the HIC Pro on Sunday at Oahu’s Sunset Beach. Young won his heat, and was one of five Maui surfers to end the day assured of spots in the third round of the World Surf League qualifying series event — the others were Tanner Hendrickson, ...

Lay day starts Aloha Classic holding period

The Maui News No competition took place Sunday as the holding period for the Aloha Classic windsurfing competition began. In social media posts, the International Windsurfing Tour cited a “big swell and no wind” at Hookipa Beach Park in Kuau as the reason to wait before the first ...

Winham, Spartans do it again

The mission for the Seabury Hall girls cross country team was clear. Coming off one of the best showings in the history of the Honolulu Marathon State Championships last year, the Spartans wanted to reassert their supremacy. Consider that box checked. Veronica Winham won her second straight ...

Maui surfers deliver another Peahi sweep

Paige Alms of Haiku repeated as women’s champion of the Peahi Challenge on Saturday and Ian Walsh of Kuau won the men’s event, extending Maui surfers’ streak of winning every title in the three-year history of the World Surf League Big Wave Tour contest at “Jaws.” Alms, who won the ...

Rainbow Warriors’ offense stifled in loss to Aztecs

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii football team was limited to 195 yards of offense — 35 on the ground — in a 28-7 loss to San Diego State on Saturday at Aloha Stadium. Rashaad Penny ran for a career-high 253 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Aztecs (7-2, 3-2 Mountain West ...

Baldwin repeats as MIL cheer champ

Baldwin High School won the Maui Interscholastic League cheerleading championship for a second straight year Saturday, and Maui High also earned a spot in the state tournament. Baldwin finished with 491.75 points at the Maui High gym in Kahului. Maui High finished second with 370.50. The ...

Judge wins Hamai title

Lisa Judge completed a sweep of Maui County’s two premier women’s golf events by winning the Lester Hamai Memorial on Saturday at Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville. Judge shot a 77 for a one-stroke victory over Rose Pagan. Judge also claimed the Maui Women’s Golf Championship title ...

Seabury Hall finishes sixth

The Seabury Hall finished in sixth place in the New City Nissan Division II Girls Volleyball State Championship with a 20-25, 25-18, 15-11 loss to Sacred Hearts on Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Erica Pilotin had 19 kills and 15 digs for the second-seeded Spartans (15-2), ...