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Tonu receives invite to XFL draft pool

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The opportunity that Josiah Tonu was waiting for landed in his inbox on Monday morning. “Dear Josiah, I couldn’t be more excited to extend you an official invitation to join the XFL Player Draft Pool for our inaugural season kicking off in February 2020. “Thank you, Oliver Luck, ...

Tennis camp featuring Bryan Brothers offering drop-in rates

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The Maui News Drop-in rates are available for the High Powered Doubles Tennis Camp with the Bryan Brothers on Sept. 26 and 27 at the Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch. The rate is $850 a day, and is open to locals and tourists. The camp is being instructed by Bob and Mike Bryan — the most ...

Ward, Williams pick up more conference honors for UH

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The Maui News For the second straight week, a pair of University of Hawaii student-athletes have picked up Player of the Week honors in their conferences. Rainbow Warriors wide receiver JoJo Ward was tabbed as the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week on Monday following his ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Golf HSJGA JTS MAUI Sunday’s Final Round At Maui Nui Golf Club Girls 11-12 Maile Wong, Haiku 82-91—173 Tehya Chumley, Lahaina 92-90—182 Girls 13-14 Teal Matsueda, Honolulu 72-74—146 Leia Chung, Wahiawa 73-81—154 Payten Shimizu, Wailuku 80-80—160 Kirra Kawai, ...

Lunas blank Warriors for 20th straight MIL win

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LAHAINA — The Lahainaluna High School football team returned to what it does best — run the ball — to record a Maui Interscholastic League-record 20th win in a row against league opponents. The Lunas rode a 219-yard rushing night — 128 of those yards came from Joshua Tihada’s 25 ...

MRI results on elbow show no major setback for Suzuki

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Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki might not miss extended time after an MRI on his right elbow revealed no serious injury. The Baldwin High School graduate has inflammation and still feels tingling in his arm after an awkward throw to second base. He was a seventh-inning defensive replacement ...

Back in MILs, Ryden is racking up wins

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PUKALANI — After being absent from Maui Interscholastic League cross country competition for a year, Kallalei Ryden is happy to be back in a Seabury Hall uniform. Winning for the second weekend in a row Saturday at Kamehameha Maui was icing on the cake. “I’m excited and I’m just so ...

Farmers outlast Pine Lads 30-24

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The Maui News Kaimana Nakayama passed for a touchdown and ran for another as the Molokai High School football team outlasted Lanai 30-24 on Saturday in Lanai City. In a back-and-forth battle between last year’s Maui Interscholastic League eight-player co-champions, it was the Farmers who ...

Farmers move to 6-0 with win over Na Pueo

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The Maui News Sadie Aiana had nine kills and Hoku Horswill-Carrol added eight to help the Molokai High School girls volleyball team sweep Maui Prep 25-13, 25-10, 25-14 on Saturday at “The Barn” in Hoolehua. Lia-Chae Meyer posted seven kills, five aces and nine digs for the Farmers, who ...

Warriors topple Bears to remain undefeated

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The Maui News The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls bowling team defeated Baldwin 3-0 in a matchup of perfect teams Saturday at Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku. The defending Maui Interscholastic League champion Warriors (9-0) got high games of 179 and 180 from Nadia Apo-Takayama. Tahan Valdez ...

Rainbow Wahine top Pioneers in 4

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The Maui News Jolie Rasmussen posted 16 kills to lead the No. 20 University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to a 25-16, 21-25, 25-15, 25-18 win over Denver to win the Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Sunday at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu Skyler Williams and Brooke Van ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Youth Cross Country Aug. 31 Results At Central Maui Regional Sports Complex (Note: Grades K-5; 6-8 to be published when space allows) K-1 Girls—1. Auli'i Kapuni'ai, Makawao, 4:17; 2. Kailee Lehman, Makawao, 4:21; 3. Coco Arnds, Sacred Hearts, 4:31; 4. Gracie Cunnigham, Haiku, 4:45; ...

Na Alii break through vs. Sabers

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WAILUKU — The last Maui Interscholastic League victory for the King Kekaulike High School football team came 5 years and 1 day before Friday night at War Memorial Stadium. Na Alii broke their 39-game league losing streak with a 14-12 win over Maui High in front of about 2,000 fans — it ...

Maui Classic brings back Beavers, brings home Hafoka

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Mention Maui and a smile comes to Scott Rueck’s face. Mention the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Classic to Rueck and the grin grows from ear to ear for the Oregon State University women’s basketball coach. The fourth annual event will take place at the Lahaina Civic Center for the second straight ...

Farmers move to 5-0 with sweep of Na Pueo

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Saije Aiana and Sadie Aiana each put down eight kills to help the undefeated Molokai High School girls volleyball team sweep past Maui Prep on Friday night at “The Barn” in Hoolehu. Jordyn McCutcheon dished out 25 assists to go with five aces, and Hoku Horswill-Carrol had five kills in ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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• 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 ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 71-273 (.260), 16 HR, 34 runs, 58 RBIs.

Warriors remain unbeaten with 3-set win over Sabers

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KAHULUI — Hoala Alapai wants to finish her senior year with a bang. As the kills leader for the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team on Thursday night at the Shine Matsui Athletic Center, Alapai is on her way there. Alapai totaled 10 kills and nine digs to push her squad to a ...

Bears down Lunas in 4

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The Maui News The Baldwin High School girls volleyball team got back to .500 on Thursday night, defeating Lahainaluna 25-18, 22-25, 25-18, 25-23 at the Lunas’ gym in Lahaina. With the win, the Bears improved to 3-3 in Maui Interscholastic League play. Statistics for Baldwin were not ...

This week in MIL football

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Maui High vs. King Kekaulike Today, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview A near must-win for both of these 0-1 teams to stay in the first-round race in their divisions. Both teams are coming off of sluggish offensive MIL debuts — Na Alii scored 12 points and had 101 yards of offense, ...