Too often we believe that “chasing the dream” means pursuing a pro career.
And then, every so often, we’re reminded that playing for UH is the dream.
Last week, for instance, linebacker Kawika Fuga participated in unsupervised workouts. He said he hopes to join the Warriors as a walk-on.
Fuga shared the middle linebacker’s job on Leilehua High’s state championship team.
His first cousin is Lui Fuga, who was a six-year Warrior defensive tackle.
Kawika Fuga attended Waianae High through his sophomore year. He then transferred to Leilehua. Because of OIA transfer rules, he did not play football as a junior in 2006. instead he helped out in the weight room.
Last season, he had a significant role with the Mules.
“He can hit,” Leilehua coach Nolan Tokuda said. “He’s definitely strong. He has to get quicker and more experienced. He definitely has some good genes.”
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Well, it’s been a great Father’s Day so far. First, my kids (and wife) bought me a new digital camera. I guess I have no excuses for the quality of the blog photos. But the best present of all … my daughter Allie today is a college graduate:
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And a happy anniversary to Al and his wife.
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