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Wie West looks forward to first-tee nerves again

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The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — New mom Michelle Wie West is looking forward to being nervous again on the golf course. It’s been nearly two years since she played a competitive round on the LPGA Tour and nine months since she gave birth to daughter Makenna. The Honolulu native ...

Gaining experience key for Rainbow Wahine

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With less than a month left before the Big West Conference championship tournament, the Anuenue Spring Break Classic is crucial for the University of Hawaii women’s golf team this week at the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course. “It’s an important event, we always love coming to Maui,” Hawaii ...

Anuenue Spring Break Classic

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Tuesday’s Second Round At Royal Kaanapali Course *-denotes player competing only as individual Team scores UC Davis 294-286—580 +4 Hawaii 305-291—596 +20 Portland State 305-297—602 +26 Hawaii Pacific 355-346—701 +125 Hawaii-Hilo 343-365—708 +132 Individual scores Madison ...

Mariota returning to Raiders after taking pay cut

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The Associated Press Marcus Mariota agreed to take a pay cut on Tuesday to remain as backup quarterback for a second season for the Las Vegas Raiders. The Saint Louis School graduate had been due to be paid $10.5 million in the second year of his contract with the team after making $7.5 ...

Cabajar enjoying time back home

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LAHAINA — When Jasmine Cabajar and her Portland State University women’s golf team landed on Maui on Thursday evening, their internal clocks were set past 10 p.m. Cabajar, a two-time Maui Interscholastic League individual champion for Maui High School, is the designated restaurant chooser ...

Keeping Score

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Maui’s Kurt Suzuki smiles after scoring a run for the Angels in the second inning of Los Angeles’ 15-7 spring training win over the Chicago Cubs on Monday.

Senior Spotlight: Calibuso-Kwee grateful for family, coaches

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Senior Spotlight is a special series highlighting standout MIL student-athletes as they reflect upon their high school careers and look toward the future. Stories will run periodically in The Maui News. Lana Calibuso-Kwee knows just how fortunate she is in this age of COVID-19. The Baldwin ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

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Takahashi of Kahului aces No. 2 at Waiehu Ryan Takahashi of Kahului made a hole-in-one on March 9 at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course. Takahashi used a 9-iron to ace the No. 2 hole from 139 yards. The shot was witnessed by Molly Marchessault. _______________ Bierer of Kihei has ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BOWLING HOLO HOLO DOUBLES LEAGUE Sunday’s Results At Wailuku Lanes Standings—Ipo/Toy 8, Francine/Harvey 8, Celine/Eddie 7, Karen/Ken 4.5, Lanell/Gerry 4, Sandy/Larry 0.5, Quinn/Kurt 0. # # # HAWAIIAN INVITATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday’s Results At Wailuku ...

Damuni family thriving after relocation to Utah

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It was five years ago that Jack Damuni made the phone call that would change his life and the lives of his family. It was supposed to be a quick congratulatory call to newly hired Brigham Young University football coach Kalani Sitake, a former BYU teammate of Damuni. “We were talking and ...

Maui swimmers headed to sectionals

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After not having the opportunity to compete for 13 months, four Maui youth swimmers are excited to be back in the pool this week and next. Mathew Iverson, Keanna Campbell, Melia Lee and Maria King are all set to participate in the USA Swimming Western Sectional meets in Phoenix — Iverson ...

Shimomura ready to take shot at professional golf

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KAANAPALI — Chris Shimomura is ready to take his best shot at professional golf. He is headed to the fourth stop on the Qualifying School calendar for the Mackenzie Tour, next week at Soboba Springs Golf Course in San Jacinto, Calif. Shimomura, a 2010 Lahainaluna High School and 2014 ...

Estrella-Beauchamp wins NAIA national title

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Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp couldn’t quite believe what she had just accomplished on Saturday at the NAIA Wrestling Championships in Jamestown, N.D. After rolling through her first four matches in the event — she had two pins in less that a minute and another match stopped in 33 seconds ...

UH finishes off three-match sweep of UC Santa Barbara

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The Maui News Rado Parapunov put down 20 kills and also served up four aces, and the University of Hawaii men’s volleyball team completed a three-match sweep of UC Santa Barbara with a 25-22, 25-19, 26-24 victory on Saturday in Santa Barbara, Calif. After dropping the first set in the ...

Spring swing

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The Los Angeles Angels’ Kurt Suzuki takes a swing during a spring training game last week in Goodyear, Ariz. Suzuki, a Baldwin High School graduate preparing for his 15th season in the majors and first with the Angels, is 2-for-9 with two RBIs and a run in six games so far this spring.

Senior Spotlight: Cheering for Sabers has kept busy Zane smiling

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Senior Spotlight is a special series highlighting standout MIL student-athletes as they reflect upon their high school careers and look toward the future. Stories will run periodically in The Maui News. Jadynne Zane may not consider herself a top-notch athlete, but she has the tenacity of ...

Valley Isle wrestlers advance to NAIA semifinals

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Maui wrestlers Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp and Ivy Navarro reached the semifinals of the NAIA Wrestling Championships in Jamestown, N.D., on Friday. Estrella-Beauchamp, competing for Midland (Neb.) University, is the No. 1 seed at 143 pounds. She defeated Makia English of St. Mary, 4-0; ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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BOWLING HOLO-HOLO DOUBLES Sunday’s Results At Wailuku Lanes Standings—Carmen/Brian 4, Francine/Harvey 4, Ipo/Toy 4, Celine/Eddie 3.5, Karen/Ken .05, Sandy/Larry 0, Lanell/Gerry 0, Quinn/Kurt 0. High series (handicap)—Eddie Damaso 615, Sandy Keanini 609, Brian DePonte 602. # # ...