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Hawaiian Canoe Club takes third at world championships

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The Maui News A crew from Hawaiian Canoe Club placed third at the IVF Va‘a World Distance Championships, held Aug. 10-17 in Mooloolaba, Australia. Rose Delaney, Kalia Purdy, Skyla Adriano-Howard, Skyler Sands, Nohealani Ledesma and Olivia Delaney finished the 18-mile iron race in a time ...

No. 20 Rainbow Wahine post four-set victory over Army

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The Maui News Skyler Williams had 13 kills and four blocks as the No. 20 University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team rallied from losing the first set to beat Army in four on Thursday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Playing in their first match of the Heineken Rainbow ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI THURSDAY: 0-3. SEASON: 71-273 (.260), 16 HR, 34 runs, 58 RBIs.

Trotto, 72, seized the summer

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At 72 years old, Kihei track and field competitor Mary Trotto is showing no signs of slowing down. Trotto topped off a busy summer with a strong showing at the NCC World Masters Championships in Toronto in July. She represented the U.S. in Canada. Among her top results was being the top ...

In a pickle: Tennis, pickleball players fight over court usage

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As the sport of pickleball spreads rapidly across the island, the need for court space follows close behind. According to the Maui County website, there are around 16 locations on Maui with public tennis courts, and four of those have converted pickleball courts — four pickleball courts fit ...

Undefeated Spartans get past Hawks in 4

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The Maui News Ella Connor posted 12 kills, four aces and 20 digs as the Seabury Hall girls volleyball team overcame their first set loss of the season to beat Haleakala Waldorf 25-16, 24-26, 25-9, 25-15 on Wednesday night at Paia Gym. Anu Akeo added nine kills and five blocks, and Sevilla ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Tennis KAPALUA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday’s-Monday’s Results At Kapalua Tennis Garden Men’s Singles Open Final—Hobbes Wilstead def. Rick Kepler 6-2, 6-2. Semifinals—Hobbes Wilstead def. Patrick Hiti 6-4, 6-2; Rick Kepler def. John Deinhardt 6-3, 6-4. Quarterfinals—John ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: 0-4, BB. Walked in ninth inning. SEASON: 71-270 (.263), 16 HR, 34 runs, 58 RBIs.

Taylor Ganer

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• Lahainaluna High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.8 • SPORTS: Volleyball, softball, paddling, track • FAMILY: Charmaine Nuesca-Ganer and Hano Ganer of Lahaina • ACTIVITIES: Hawaiian Club, going to the beach • FUTURE PLANS: Attending college in Utah, being a personal ...

Cody Sears

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• Baldwin High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.9 (AP English, statistics, European history) • SPORTS: Tennis, soccer • FAMILY: Danielle Sears of Haiku • ACTIVITIES: Best Buddies president, playing tennis, going to the beach • FUTURE PLANS: Studying medicine at San Diego State ...

Na Alii improve to 4-0 with tough sweep of Lahainaluna

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PUKALANI — The defending Maui Interscholastic League girls volleyball champions from King Kekaulike High School showed they can play with the state’s best last weekend at a tournament in Hilo when Na Alii finished third in a field of 24 teams. Tuesday night at their own gym, Na Alii ...

UH’s Rasmussen earns national Player of the Week award

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The Maui News University of Hawaii women’s volleyball player Jolie Rasmussen was named the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week on Tuesday. Rasmussen totaled 57 kills, 17 kills and 13 blocks to lead the Rainbow Wahine to victories over No. 21 San Diego State, St. John’s and ...

Warriors take down Bears in four sets

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The Maui News Hoala Alapai had 19 kills and 12 digs to help lead the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-16, 23-25, 25-17 victory over Baldwin on Tuesday night at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Jhene Saribay added 15 kills and nine digs, and Logan Spencer also had 15 ...

At 26, Lenny already a legend

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Maui’s Kai Lenny never thought that he would be considered one of the world’s greatest watermen. Already getting his name in the history books at 26 years old is something a 4-year-old Lenny couldn’t have predicted. “I always dreamt of being at this level with all these other ...

UH’s Byrd, Rasmussen earn weekly conference honors

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The Maui News University of Hawaii wide receiver Cedric Byrd and outside hitter Jolie Rasmussen were named Player of the Week for their respective conferences and sports Monday. Byrd won the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance in the Rainbow Warrior football ...

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Washington Nationals: KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: Did not play. SEASON: 69-261 (.264), 15 HR, 33 runs, 54 RBIs.

Lunas match MIL record with victory over Bears

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LAHAINA — The Lahainaluna High School football team tied the all-time Maui Interscholastic League win streak record of 19 with a methodical 34-9 victory over Baldwin on a damp Saturday night at Sue Cooley Stadium. That didn't matter a whole lot to Lahainaluna co-head coach Dean Rickard. "I ...

Lahainaluna alum Mata‘afa on Vikings’ 53-man roster

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The Maui News Lahainaluna High School graduate Hercules Mata‘afa has made the 53-man roster for the Minnesota Vikings. Mata‘afa, the Associated Press Pac-12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year at Washington State University in 2017, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent ...

Tattersalls claims 13th Maui Channel Swim title in a row

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KAANAPALI — Fighting against West Maui’s strong ocean currents wasn’t the only obstacle for the Tattersalls Masters Australia swim team. The six-swimmer crew was also thrown together last second with mostly new members, but that didn’t stop them from claiming their 13th consecutive ...