When we checked out of the hotel at 5 this morning — I’m assuming it was 5, since I’m still trying to figure out this time-change deal — the only UH staffer up was head trainer Eric Okasaki.
He’s had a busy season. And last night was no different. Safety Mana Silva was on crutches after the game, and defensive tackle Josh Leonard didn’t play because of the ankle injury.
Eric Okasaki can only do so much. Today’s question is: Is there anything you’d like to see the Warriors do differently?
I know Malcolm Lane is doing a good job on kickoff returns, but I’d like to see Leon Wright-Jackson get a shot there. He’s pretty good in the open field, and he does need a confidence boost.
I think it would be fun to align Inoke Funaki as a running back for a few plays. Two passers in the same backfield would be an intruiging look.
And what about using Tua Mahaley as a receiver in goal-line situations?
What do you think? Constructive comments only, please.
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A woman saw sportscaster Robert Kekaula yesterday, and asked: “Are you Roland?” I don’t see it, but you can be the judge:
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Today is the debut of the Hawai‘i Football School, run by Chad Owens.
The clinics are held every Sunday afternoon at Booth Park in Pauoa. Parking is available at Pauoa Elementary.
The cost is $60 per month. Owens is the main instructor.
Here’s the schedule:
Menehune (ages 5-7) — 1 p.m.
Imua (ages 8-10) — 2 p.m.
Na Koa (ages 11-14) — 3 p.m.
Ali‘i (ages 15-18) — 4 p.m.