There were mixed results for the Warriors’ fifth practice of training camp.
Quarterbacks Jeremy Moussa, Chevan Cordeiro, Cole McDonald and Kolney Cassel took turns in situational and scrimmage-like sessions.
Moussa, a freshman, directed the only scoring drive. He completed a 56-yard pass to JoJo Ward to set up a 17-yard TD strike to a leaping Devan Stubblefield.
“In the huddle, they were expecting the ball coming my way,” Ward recalled. “We had a connection coming my way.”
In the past couple practices, Ward and Stubblefield have been the wideouts with the opening unit. Both used to split reps on the right side. But Stubblefield has now been taking reps on the left side.
“Coach is telling us to learn the entire offense,” Stubblefield said. “When you learn the entire offense, you’re more versatile. The more you learn the offense, the more you can help the other receivers get open.”
McDonald had struggled early under heavy pressure, but he made the best throw of the day, a 17-yarder to slotback Tristin Kamaka on a crossing pattern on third-and-3.
Cordeiro was 9-for-12.
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Manny Relator‘s life will be celebrated on Aug. 7 at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Pearl City.
Viewing begins at 9 a.m., with the service at 11 a.m.
Relator was a member of the UH’s inaugural men’s volleyball team in 1958.
Before that, the Kahuku High graduate served four years with the U.S. Marines. He then attended UH, where he played setter.
For four decades, he was designer/draftsman. He also coached volleyball, including stints with Maryknoll, Campbell and Leilehua.
In 2013, he received UH’s Pae Makaukau Alumni recognition award.
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UH baseball is getting a good one with the hiring of Mike Brown as assistant coach. Brown comes from Mississippi State, a traditional power that reached semifinals of the 2018 College World Series.