Whitley Fehoko’s football career is apparently over.
Fehoko, who hoped to play for the Warriors this fall, was diagnosed with an irregular heart beat.
He is likely to undergo a procedure to correct a faulty heart valve.
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Bryant Moniz finally was able to get some significant reps at quarterback during yesterday’s practice.
Moniz, a Leilehua graduate who attended Fresno City College for a season, made several strong throws during team drills.
“I was nervous just getting back to game speed,” Moniz said.
Greg Alexander, Brent Rausch and Shane Austin get the majority of the snaps in spring practice. Moniz and Steele Jantz often are used on the scout team — as safeties.
Moniz said he is motivated by “the love of the game. It keeps me going. I love it, even playing safety on scout team. I have a lot of fun doing that.”
To be sure, Moniz is making a commitment. He is not on scholarship. He has a 10-month-old daughter, Cali. And he commutes daily from his home in Wahiawa.
“It’s tough, but I figure it will pay off one day,” Moniz said.
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Happy birthday to Jon Nielsen.