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Lanai High School’s Naighel Calderon carries the ball in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s 48-34 win over Seabury Hall at War Memorial Stadium. • The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Lanai beats Seabury for spot in title game

WAILUKU — It was an evening of firsts for the Lanai High School eight-player football team. Naighel Calderon scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter Thursday as the Pine Lads earned their debut trip to the Maui Interscholastic League title game with their first-ever victory over Seabury ...

Mitchell Loewen of the New Orleans Saints is helped off the field during a game against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
• New Orleans Advocate / MATTHEW HINTON photo

Saints place Loewen on injured reserve, likely ending season

The Maui News – The New Orleans Saints have placed rookie defensive lineman Mitchell Loewen on injured reserve, likely ending the Lahainaluna High School graduate’s season. The move was listed Wednesday on the NFL’s website. Loewen suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday’s loss to ...

Maui Invitational all-day tickets go on sale today

The Maui News – All-day ticket sales for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational are scheduled to go on sale today at 9 a.m. on mauiinvitational.com. Each ticket for the first day will provide admission to all games on Nov. 20 at the Lahaina Civic Center. Marquette will face Virginia Commonwealth ...

Elijah Ragudo of Lahainaluna High School ranks second in the Maui Interscholastic League in rushing yards.
• The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

This week in MIL FOOTBALL

Baldwin vs. King Kekaulike Today, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview The Maui Interscholastic League’s second round opens with a game that gives each team an opportunity to bounce back. Baldwin fell to Maui High last week with the MIL first-round title at stake, while King Kekaulike ...

Molokai's Kaimana Nakayama returns a first-quarter fumble against Hana Thursday.

Farmers finish perfect regular season

WAILUKU — The Molokai High School eight-player football team will host the Maui Interscholastic League championship game for the first time. The two-time defending champion Farmers finished a dominant run through the MIL regular season with a 48-6 win over Hana on Thursday night at War ...

Leauanae’s double-double helps unbeaten Warriors sweep Lunas

The Maui News – Talia Leauanae had 16 kills and 10 digs as the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team remained undefeated Thursday night with a 25-15, 25-18, 25-22 victory over Lahainaluna at the Lunas’ gym in Lahaina. Alea Cervantes added nine kills and seven digs, Aliah Ayau had ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI THURSDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .267 batting avg. (67-251), 16 HR, 44 RBIs, 33 runs, 13 HPB, 13-54 on SB attempts against.

Maui Invitational on-island ticket sale next week

Single-game general admission and all-day reserved ticket sales for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational are scheduled for Sept. 29-30 at multiple Valley Isle locations, tournament officials have announced. Until tickets are sold out, they can be purchased at Hi-Tech Surf Sports stores in Kahului ...

Tiare Kekino played quarterback for Hana High School in the second and third quarters of its 53-18 loss to Seabury Hall on Saturday.
• Tia-Mae Sinenci photo

Kekino makes her mark

Tiare Kekino is just a 5-foot-3 freshman at Hana High School, but she made some history in the Maui Interscholastic League on Saturday. Kekino played quarterback for the Dragons in the second and third quarters of their 53-18 loss to Seabury Hall on Saturday in their eight-player game at ...

Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki is unable to get the tag on a sliding Ryan Zimmerman during the eighth inning of Atlanta’s 7-3 loss to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
• AP photo

Suzuki hits career-high 16th homer, but Nationals rally to defeat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki hit his career-high 16th home run in the fifth inning, but the Atlanta Braves gave up six runs to the Washington Nationals in the eighth to lose 7-3 on Wednesday. Suzuki, a 2001 graduate of Baldwin High School, launched a solo shot to left field off Gio Gonzalez ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI WEDNESDAY: 1-4, HR, RBI, run, 1-1 on SB attempt against. Hit home run to left to lead off bottom of fifth inning. SEASON: .267 batting avg. (67-251), 16 HR, 44 RBIs, 33 runs, 13 HBP, 13-54 on SB ...

Nina Macphetridge of King Kekaulike High School tips the ball as Lahainaluna’s Alana Koa (right) and Aulani Casco-DeLeon defend during the second set of Na Alii’s three-set win over the Lunas on Tuesday night at Na Alii’s gym.
• The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Na Alii bounce back

PUKALANI — The King Kekaulike High School girls volleyball team had a bad taste it wanted to get rid of on Tuesday night. Na Alii took care of business quickly with a 25-13, 25-12, 25-15 sweep of Lahainaluna at King Kekaulike Gym to improve to 5-2 in Maui Interscholastic League play. The ...

Kamehameha remains unbeaten with three-set win over Baldwin

The Maui News – Talia Leauanae had a team-high 10 kills and 11 digs as the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team remained undefeated in Maui Interscholastic League play with a 25-19, 26-24, 25-15 victory over Baldwin on Tuesday night at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku. Kimani ...

Trojans seeking Menehune coach

St. Anthony School is seeking a coach for its Menehune boys basketball team. Those interested are asked to contact Brian Millar at 244-4190, ext. 225

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI TUESDAY: 2-4, RBI, 0-2 on SB attempts against. Hit RBI single to left in fourth inning; singled to left in sixth. SEASON: .267 batting avg. (66-247), 15 HR, 43 RBIs, 32 runs, 13 HPB, 12-53 on SB ...

MITCHELL LOEWEN

Loewen reportedly has high ankle sprain

The Maui News – Lahainaluna High School graduate Mitchell Loewen, a defensive lineman with the New Orleans Saints, has a high ankle sprain, The Times-Picayune reported Monday, citing a source familiar with the situation. Loewen was on crutches after Sunday’s 36-20 loss to the New England ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI MONDAY: Braves idle. SEASON: .263 batting avg. (64-243), 15 HR, 42 RBIs, 32 runs, 13 HPB (t-6th in NL), 12-51 on SB attempts against.

Valley Isle Scoreboard

MIL FOOTBALL MIL FINAL FIRST-ROUND STANDINGS DIVISION I ..............W ….. L ….. Pct …... PF ….. PA x-Maui High … 2 ….. 2 …. .500 …. 113 ….. 74 Baldwin.......2 ….. 2 …. .500 …. 144 ….. 81 DIVISION II ............... W ..... L ...... Pct ... PF ... ...

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Red Bull Wa‘a Kaleilanakilaohawaii first to finish in Pailolo Challenge

FIRST PHOTO: The Red Bull Wa‘a Kaleilanakilaohawaii team heads to the top overall time in the Pailolo Challenge on Saturday. The Big Island crew, which was competing in the men’s open iron division, paddled from D.T. Fleming Beach Park in Lahaina to Molokai’s Kaunakakai Harbor in 2 hours, ...

King Kekaulike extends lead with sweep of Maui High

The Maui News – The King Kekaulike High School boys bowling team extended its lead in the Maui Interscholastic League standings with a 3-0 victory over Maui High on Saturday at Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku. Dillon Ikeda had a 182 game for Na Alii (13-2), and Gavin Brittain had a ...