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Georgia’s Phillips wins at Kaanapali in playoff marathon

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KAANAPALI — The Kaanapali Collegiate Classic took an extra hour and a half to finish, but it was worth the wait for University of Georgia sophomore Trent Phillips. The left-hander birdied the seventh playoff hole — No. 17 — from 15 feet to beat Oklahoma senior Quade Cummins on Sunday ...

Rainbow Wahine knock off Cal Poly

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The Maui News Coming into the week, the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team knew what it needed to do in order to get back on top in the Big West Conference: knock off the top two teams in the standings, who both happened to be visiting the Stan Sheriff Center. Mission ...

Ngan carries Maui flag at Kaanapali

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KAANAPALI — Justin Ngan was missing his wing man on Friday. The Baldwin High School graduate — a junior on the University of Hawaii men’s golf team — fired an even-par 71 on the Royal Kaanapali Course to help the Rainbow Warriors to a tie for 13th place in the team standings after one ...

Sabers part ways with head football coach Figueroa

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Rodney Figueroa has been let go as head coach of the Maui High School football team after the Sabers finished 0-8 in the Maui Interscholastic League this season. Figueroa said he was informed of the decision by school administrators on Thursday, and the school sent out a short press release ...

Paula, Young stay alive at ISA World Juniors

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Kai Paula of Hana surfs during the Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship on Friday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Paula’s score of 11.17 was good enough to win his heat in the sixth repechage round of the boys under-16 division, moving the Team Hawaii surfer on to the next round. With the ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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RODEO At Kaonoulu Ranch, Makawao Arena Oct. 19 Unofficial Results MYRO Keiki Show No. 2 K-2 Smarty roping—1. Ke‘olu Kahaleuahi-Cockett 17.83, 2. Shae-Lynn Smith 22.84, 3. Baylee Brown 57.70. Barrel racing—1. Maddox Prones 26.042, 2. Kale‘a Ferreira 26.148, 3. Ke‘olu ...

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 Dec. 6-7—District 3 Little ...

Aloha Classic, tour champions crowned at windless Hookipa

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HOOKIPA — Low winds and heavy swells made for an interesting Mercedes-Benz Aloha Classic, but the competitors made every opportunity count. France’s Antoine Martin won the pro men’s single-elimination event Monday, and that was enough to take the Aloha Classic title and led him to being ...

Maui surfers help Team Hawaii vie for gold

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The Maui News With just three days remaining at the Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Huntington Beach, Calif., Hawaii is one of just three teams with all their surfers still in contention. Five surfers from Maui represent Hawaii, with all but one trying to survive in the ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Wailea Fall Doubles set for Nov. 9-11 The deadline to sign up for the Wailea Fall Doubles Tennis Tournament is today at 5 p.m. The tournament, which benefits the Semper Fi Fund, is Nov. 9-11 at the Wailea Tennis Club. The entry fee is $47 for one event and $57 for two. There is also a ...

Road to Glory

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The Associated Press HOUSTON — Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound. Almost out of contention in May, ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: WEDNESDAY: Did not play. POSTSEASON: 10 games played, 10 starts, 3-30 (.100), HR, 1 RBI, 2 runs.

When Peahi calls, they will be ready

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First photo: Maui waterman Kai Lenny throws a shaka while posing for photos at the opening ceremony for the Jaws Big Wave Championships on Wednesday at Peahi. The competition window for the World Surf League Big Wave Tour event starts Friday and ends on March 31. Lenny was last year’s men’s ...

Sugi takes Aloha Classic youth title; Schettewi second

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The Maui News Takuma Sugi of Japan put up the top two scores in the final on his way to winning the Mercedes-Benz Aloha Classic youth championship on Wednesday afternoon at Hookipa Beach Park. The 20-and-under final of the International Windsurfing Association and Professional Windsurfers ...

Maui’s Macedo, Bunch, Stone continue in ISA main event

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The Maui News Maui surfers Ocean Macedo, Jackson Bunch and Savanna Stone all moved on to the fourth round of the main event in their respective divisions at the Vissla ISA World Junior Championship on Wednesday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Macedo posted the second-highest score of the boys ...

Strasburg, Nationals force Game 7

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The Associated Press HOUSTON — It’s been an unconventional road to Game 7 of the World Series for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals. Seizing the October spotlight he missed out on as a youngster, Strasburg pitched a gem into the ninth inning Tuesday as the Nationals beat the ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: TUESDAY: Did not play. POSTSEASON: 10 games played, 10 starts, 3-30 (.100), HR, 1 RBI, 2 runs.

Siena DeCambra

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• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.167 • SPORTS: Volleyball, softball • FAMILY: Lana and Jason DeCambra of Oahu • ACTIVITIES: Yearbook, going to the beach • FUTURE PLANS: Studying athletic training at Metropolitan State University • SPORTS LESSONS: “I enjoy ...

Franco Melgar Martich

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• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 (AP psychology) • SPORTS: Football, soccer • FAMILY: Mariana Martich and Darwin Melgar of Haiku • ACTIVITIES: Boys and Girls Club volunteer • FUTURE PLANS: Studying counseling at a West Coast college • SPORTS LESSONS: ...