There will be a just reward for the Warriors if they manage to defeat Idaho for their seventh victory, clinching a winning regular season. The coaches, who took voluntary 5 percent paycuts during last year’s difficult fiscal times, are eligible for one month’s salary as a bonus for qualifying for the Hawaii Bowl.
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Backup quarterback Brent Rausch has not decided whether to seek a special exemption that will allow him to play as a sixth-year senior in 2011. He withdrew from junior college in 2006 because of personal reasons, playing only one year at the College of Desert before signing with the Warriors in 2008. He did not take a snap last season because of a broken finger on his throwing hand. Rausch, who is on track to earning a bachelor’s degree in May, has said he is debating whether to pursue another season or move on with his life.
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LInebacker Aulola Tonga, who appears to have a shoulder injury, said he will not play this season.
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Congrats to Ray Hisatake, who said he signed with the San Jose SaberCats.