Well, the stars came out for the June Jones Golf Tournament. These legends also will be going to American Samoa as part of the combined June Jones/Greg McMackin football clinic. From left: Jack “The Throwin’ Samoan” Thompson, Leo Goeas (who is actually Portuguese/Hawaiian), American Samoa Gov. Togiola Tulafono, Paul Soliai, Reagan Mauia, Melila Purcell III, and Jesse Sapolu:
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At first glance, many thought that quarterback Greg Alexander was a defensive end. At 6 feet 5 (or 6-4) and 240 pounds, he certainly fit the part.
But Alexander has embraced the offseason conditioning program, running every morning, throwing in the afternoon, and running some more in the twilight.
Alexander has trimmed down 10 pounds, and now weighs 230.
What’s more, his footwork has improved greatly. He is way more mobile and, as a result, his passes even have more zip.
Head coach Greg McMackin declared the competition open at quarterback. Alexander now is a legitimate candidate.
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Linebacker Josh Andrews has been impressive in unsupervised workouts. Even more impressive is his route to Manoa.
Andrews, an All-State player from Mililani High, originally enrolled in the Navy in 2007. But he said he was allowed to withdraw his application after his mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The tumor was found be benign.
Andrews then enrolled at Western Oregon. But he said he did not feel comfortable there, and opted to transfer to UH.
Andrews is one of three former Mililani High players hoping to join the Warriors. Pictured here are Andrews, cornerback Kawika Ornellas and running back Joey Cadiz.
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OK, this water fountain in Klum Gym is just plain nasty.
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Unsupervised workouts are open to everybody. It means that if DPK wants to relive his glory days, he can work out. This week, some players from San Jose Community College have been working out. Also giving it a shot is wideout Billy Ray Stutzmann, one of the top prospects in the state.