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HHSAA meeting results in no movement on schedules

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The Hawaii High School Athletic Association executive board met on Thursday and was not able to move forward on schedules for any prep sports. “Everything for the schedules is still status quo, nothing has changed there,” said Maui High School principal Jamie Yap, the Maui Interscholastic ...

St. Anthony keeping students active with intramural sports

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WAILUKU — Carson Hollifield would rather play intramural basketball under the hot sun in a face mask than not play at all. The St. Anthony School seventh grader has been participating in a voluntary after-school program for middle and high school students to stay active and motivated. ...

Kihei trio take another shot at pros

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All three grew up in Kihei as part of large families. All three are linebackers, each pursuing another shot at professional football after standout college careers. All put non-football lives on hold to take their chances in The Spring League, which is currently playing a five-week schedule in ...

Wong captures second straight Gold Glove; Kiner-Falefa wins first

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Six days ago, the St. Louis Cardinals allowed Kolten Wong to walk. He’s taking another Gold Glove with him. The former University of Hawaii standout from Hilo won his second straight Gold Glove on Tuesday, just a week after the Cardinals declined his $12.5 million option ...

A mixed bag as rookie QBs Tagovailoa, Burrow, Herbert all start

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The Associated Press Joe Burrow guided his team to a win. Justin Herbert probably deserved one. And Tua Tagovailoa didn’t have to do much to be successful in his NFL starting debut. It was a mixed bag Sunday for the three quarterbacks drafted in the top six last April. It also was an ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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HHSRA MAUI DISTRICT At Kaonoulu Ranch Oct. 24 Unofficial Results Keiki Show No. 1 K-2 Smarty roping—1. Jaze Hoopai-Kaiwi 20.43, 2. Tayze Aukai Sinenci 24.57, 3. Kamea Paoa-Otsuka 28.65. Barrel racing—1. Melia Kipi 26.243, 2. J’zaea Hoopai-Kaiwi 31.884, 3. Tayze Aukai Sinenci ...

Big plays help Tua win first NFL start

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The Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — On the sideline, Tua Tagovailoa showed plenty of moves. The rookie quarterback from Ewa Beach, Oahu, entertained those along the bench by dancing after the Miami Dolphins’ first touchdown, and greeted 5-foot-6 Jakeem Grant with a leaping chest ...

From the MIL to the NFL

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Statistics for Lahainaluna graduate Hercules Mata’afa of the Minnesota Vikings: SUNDAY: Activated from practice squad on Saturday; 2 tackles. SEASON: 3 tackles.

AOY Rewind: McLean vaults back into life on Valley Isle

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AOY Rewind is a special series of stories catching up with a handful of past Maui News Athletes of the Year. Stories will run periodically throughout the fall in The Maui News. A sprint and a sky-high leap is all it took for Bubba McLean to get hooked. McLean’s first-ever experience with ...

Maui Oceanfront Marathon, set for January, canceled

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Organizers of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon announced Friday that the 2021 event in January has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. “With a heavy heart I’m letting you know that the Maui Oceanfront Marathon (MOM) is canceled for this January 17, 2021,” race director Les Wright wrote ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published in the Weekender. 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. DIRECTORY • BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & ...

Zane’s fight called off after Newell tests positive

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Zach Zane is scheduled to arrive home today, but the trip he made to Uncasville, Conn., did not bring the resolution he sought. The Baldwin High School graduate saw his scheduled Bellator 250 fight with Nick Newell wiped out on Thursday when officials announced Newell tested positive for the ...

Schwabenland fires ace at Wailea Emerald

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Mary Schwabenland of Kihei shot a hole-in-one on Wednesday on the Wailea Emerald Course's 97-yard eighth hole. She used a 7 iron for the shot that was witnessed by Terri Secor, Mary Concetti and Caryn Childs.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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MAUI FIL-AM GOLF CLUB Oct. 20 Results At Waiehu Municipal Golf Course October Ace A Flight: Rowell Prieto • B Flight: Alex Naki Low Net A Flight: Rowell Prieto 67, Cesar Iniba 72, Rodrigo Villa 72, Troy Abrew 73, Zac Kekona 73. B Flight: Tyga Felicilda 68, Alex Naki 72, Bill ...

As first NFL start looms, Tua says he’s not caught up in hype

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The Associated Press MIAMI — Tua Tagovailoa’s days as a student were recent enough that he remembers how to cram for a test, which is what he has been doing lately. Newly promoted to the starting job with the Miami Dolphins, Tagovailoa didn’t spend last weekend celebrating even though ...

Sentry to allow limited number of fans

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The Maui News The Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament has announced that it is on track to host its annual event with a limited amount of fans onsite in 2021 when it returns to The Plantation Course at Kapalua, Jan. 7-10. According to a news release sent to The Maui News on ...

HHSAA schedules for 2020-21 are near completion

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With two important meetings in the next 10 days, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association is moving closer to announcing schedules for state tournaments and deadline dates for various extracurricular activities in the 2020-21 academic year. The HHSAA scheduling committee is set to meet on ...

Dolphins players excited about Tua’s 1st start

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The Associated Press MIAMI — Tua Tagovailoa’s winning personality helped the Miami Dolphins avoid any locker room backlash when he was promoted to replace popular veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. Plus, Tagovailoa’s teammates believe he’s really good. “You wouldn’t think he was a rookie ...

Nishida fires ace at Waiehu

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Cheryl Nishida of Kahului shot a hole in one on the second hole at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course on Saturday. She used a used 4 iron for the 113-yard shot that was witnessed by Maude Yamazaki, Sharon Seiki and Renee Higashi.

Hawaii beats Fresno State in opener

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The Associated Press Chevan Cordeiro and Calvin Turner each scored twice as Hawaii beat Fresno State 34-19 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference and season openers for both teams. Hawaii entered having lost eight of the last nine games against the Bulldogs. Cordeiro ...