• Although Tyler Hadden is considered the Warriors’ No. 1 placekicker, the Warriors are investing in insurance plans. Last summer, Scott Enos (lower back) and Hadden (leg strains) experienced discomfort during training camp. That is why walk-on Kyle Niiro was added to the 2010 roster, and punter Alex Dunnachie will work on kickoffs this spring. It also is why Kenton Chun, a former All-State kicker from Saint Louis School, will be given an opportunity to compete. Chun has been mentored by Peter Kim, who was Bear Bryant’s kicker at Alabama. Chun, a senior, competed at Southern Utah before transferring to UH.
• The UH coaches are jokingly using the phrase “calling in the mortgage.” It is a reference to wanting slotback Miah Ostrowski, currently moonlighting as a point guard on the basketball team, to rejoin the Warriors sooner rather than later. Ostrowski, who is on football scholarship, is the leading candidate at right slotback.
• With each of the quarterbacks getting extensive passing reps, the Warriors are without a scout quarterback. Yesterday, that job was filled by Kyle Kamau, a team manager. Kamau, whose father and grandfather were NFL trainers, showed some pop on his throws.
• The April 9 scrimmage/practice is set to start at 11 a.m. on the Kamehameha-Hawaii campus.
• Former UH running back Alex Green has private workouts scheduled with the Philadelphia Eagles, Tennessee Titans and St. Louis Rams.
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Happy birthday to Laura (Chee) Pennington and Robert Kekaula.