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Seabury boys kick off season with victory over Maui Prep

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The Seabury Hall boys basketball team opened defense of its Maui Interscholastic League Division II title with a 68-29 win over Maui Prep on Friday night at the Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda. The Spartans led 20-5 at the end of the first quarter and 31-16 at halftime. They stretched the ...

Olympic champion takes time out to speak to Valley Isle swimmers

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Three-time Olympic gold medalist Debbie Meyer speaks to swimmers from the Maui Dolphins Swim Club, Island Aquatics and Hawaii Swim Club at the Upcountry pool Monday. Meyer took time off from her vacation to visit with the Maui swimmers. She gave an inspirational talk, answered questions, ...

Rainbow Warriors sweep away Crimson

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Colton Cowell had a match-high 13 kills before leaving with a leg injury as the top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team defeated Harvard 25-17, 25-18, 25-17 on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Cowell, a graduate of King Kekaulike High School, exited in the ...

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 • BASEBALL Wednesday—The deadline to ...

Morikawa handles wind, takes early 2-shot lead at Sony Open

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The Associated Press HONOLULU — The wind blew so hard that palm trees looked as though they were made of rubber. The Pacific looked angrier than usual. Some of the sights Thursday at the Sony Open made it clear that playing golf in Hawaii was no vacation. Collin Morikawa managed better ...

No. 1 Rainbow Warriors dominate Emmanuel

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The Maui News The top-ranked University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team barely broke a sweat in improving to 3-0 this season, sweeping past Emmanuel to open the Raising Cane’s Rainbow Warrior Classic on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Even with their backups ...

UH downs Fullerton 75-69 in Big West opener

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FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Eddie Stansberry scored 25 points as the University of Hawaii men’s basketball team topped Cal State Fullerton 75-69 on Thursday night. The game marked the first Big West Conference matchup of the season for both teams. Drew Buggs had 17 points and six rebounds ...

Rainbow Wahine fall to Matadors

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The Maui News The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game Thursday, losing at Cal State Northridge 58-54 in both teams’ Big West Conference opener. It was a tale of two halves for the Rainbow Wahine (6-8). They shot 50 percent in each of the first ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BOWLING HAWAIIAN INVITATIONAL LEAGUE At Maui Bowling Center Dec. 29 Results Standings—Shoots...Get Chance! 36, Team Foxxx 34, Red’s 28, Slackas 27, Kamoe 25, Gutter Punks 16, Strike Zone 11. High series (handicap)—John Souza Sr. 690, Jason Lucido 673, Bernice Kamalu 611, Shayna-lee ...

Corrections

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• MIL girls soccer: Ava Davis scored the final goal for Kamehameha Maui in a 10-0 win over Seabury Hall on Saturday. Due to incorrect information submitted to The Maui News, another player was credited with the goal in a story Monday on Page B3.

Na Alii, Warriors play to draw

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PUKALANI — The top two girls soccer teams in the Maui Interscholastic League didn’t get a lot decided on Wednesday night on a windy, rain-soaked field at Kanaiaupuni Stadium. King Kekaulike High School and Kamehameha Maui, the two teams that represented the MIL at the Division I state ...

Lunas take Round 2 vs. Na Alii, 66-36

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The Maui News In their first meeting this season, the King Kekaulike High School girls basketball team ended Lahainaluna’s historic 164-game Maui Interscholastic League winning streak. In the teams’ second meeting, the Lunas emphatically showed they are not ready to cede their MIL ...

Baldwin girls earn second win of season, 6-0 over Lahainaluna

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The Maui News The Baldwin High School girls soccer team got goals from six different players in defeating Lahainaluna 6-0 on Wednesday night at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. Goal scorers for the Bears were Chloe Toma (assist by Shay Okita), Halia Kalehuawehe (Jacylin Nakamura), Malia ...

McDonald to leave UH early, enter NFL draft

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The Maui News University of Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald announced Wednesday that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. In a Twitter post, McDonald thanked his teammates, coaches and others in the Rainbow Warriors program. “Coming to Hawaii has been the ...

New island, new course, same big wind for Sony

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The Associated Press HONOLULU — Same state, new island, two courses that could not be more different. What hasn’t changed between the two-week Hawaii swing on the PGA Tour is the wind, which is stronger than usual. The gusts approached 40 mph at Kapalua last week for the Sentry ...

Kylie Ginoza

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• Maui High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.045 (AP world history, literature; ENG 100, BIO 100, PSY 100, ICS 101) • SPORTS: Swimming and diving, golf • FAMILY: Kim and Kyle Ginoza of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Pacific Asian Affairs, 4-H, going to the beach • ...

Matthew Rabino

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• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 4.0 • SPORTS: Basketball, football • FAMILY: Sharon and Mclord Rabino of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Spending time with family and friends, charity walks, kupuna dinner • FUTURE PLANS: Studying mechanical engineering at the University ...

Column: Even winning might not help save Reed’s reputation

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The Associated Press Patrick Reed needed a 12-foot birdie putt to win at Kapalua and return at least some attention to his bullish brand of golf. It was an untimely miss in so many ways. Not only did it give Justin Thomas a third chance in the playoff, it was enough time for one fan to ...

Merrill posts hat trick as Spartans earn win over Sabers

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The Maui News Kai Merrill scored three goals to lead the Seabury Hall boys soccer team to its first victory of the season, 4-2 over Maui High on Tuesday in Olinda. Will Faris also scored for the Spartans, who improved to 1-2-0 in Maui Interscholastic League play. Seabury Hall goalkeeper ...