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Wong, Victorino face off in World Series

Hawaii 24/7 Staff For the first time in its 109-year history, the World Series will feature two Hawaii players going up against each other. Hawaii baseball fans will have been watching the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox closely all season and are being rewarded with a best-of-7 series featuring a couple of local [...]

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Former baseball players featured at free clinic (June 12)

MEDIA RELEASE The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will be putting on a free youth baseball clinic for boys and girls ages 5-16 years old Wednesday, June 12, at Hualani Park in Keaukaha. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. The former MLB players will offer baseball instructions 10 a.m.-1 p.m. All clinic participants will [...]

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Wong named Player of the Month

MEDIA RELEASE The St. Louis Cardinals announced its Minor League Player of the Month for May by honoring infielder Kolten Wong for his accomplishments on the field. Hilo native Wong, 22, the Cardinals first round (22nd overall) selection out of the University of Hawaii in the 2011 first-year player draft batted .375 (39-104) with four [...]

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Poi Pounder Baseball Classic champions announced

MEDIA RELEASE Fun, sun and exciting competition highlighted this year’s Poi Pounder Baseball Classic held during the Veterans Day holiday weekend in Hilo. The four-day tournament attracted 24 teams of children ages 9 to 14 years old. After 51 games played under modified Pony League rules, one Kona and two Hilo- based teams emerged as [...]

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Walter Victor Baseball Complex closed until October 12 for maintenance

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Parks and Recreation has temporarily closed Hilo’s Walter C.K. Victor Baseball Complex to perform annual maintenance work.

Following a busy summer season that saw the return of professional baseball to Hilo, the three ball fields are receiving new sod and being manicured in preparation for the 2012 Poi Pounder Baseball Tournament to be held in November.

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Hilo welcomes home state champion Waiakea High School baseball team

The Hawaii State Champion Waiakea High School baseball team was welcomed home Saturday night (May 12) by Mayor Billy Kenoi, friends, family and supporters at Hilo International Airport.

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Baseball: Waiakea wins Division I state title

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Waiakea won its first state baseball title Friday evening on Oahu, taking out Baldwin, 5-2. Waiakea stand-out pitcher Quintin Torres-Costa led his team to the Division I crown by shutting down the Baldwin bats. Torres-Costa struck out 13 batters, including a run of 12 straight strike outs. Torres-Costa eventually had to leave [...]

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Baseball: Waiakea in championship game

Hawaii 24/7 Staff No. 3 seed Waiakea is posed to play in the Division I baseball state championship game Friday against No. 4 Baldwin on Oahu. OC16 will have live coverage of the game beginning at 7 p.m. In Thursday’s semi-final, Waiakea pipped defending state champion Pearl City, 2-1. Waiakea came in third in 2004, [...]

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Baseball: Hilo, Waiakea, Kamehameha still alive

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Wednesday was a good day for Big Island teams at the state baseball tournament on Oahu. In Division I, No. 3 seed Waiakea and unseeded Hilo are into the semi-finals. On Thursday, Waiakea faces unseeded Pearl City and Hilo takes on No. 4 Baldwin. In Division II semi-finals Thursday, No. 4 seed [...]

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Baseball: Hilo through to quarterfinals

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Unseeded Hilo toppled Punahou 5-3 in its opening game at the Division I state baseball championships Tuesday on Oahu. On Wednesday, Hilo takes on No. 1 seed Kailua, while No. 3 seed Waiakea begins its campaign against Castle. Meawhile, Division II action also begins Wednesday, with two Big Island teams making their [...]

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Hoku award winner Mark Yamanaka in concert for UH-Hilo baseball benefit

Na Hoku Hanohano Awards recording artist Mark Yamanaka will be performing in a benefit for the University of Hawaii at Hilo baseball program on Sunday, October 30 in the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort’s Crown Room.

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Senior Little League World Series Champions honored

Treated to a parade, proclamation, honors, autograph session and a day at the Hawaii County Fair the Big Island’s world championship baseball team had a pretty good Sunday.

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