From last week’s football walk-on tryouts, the following have been added to the Warriors’ roster (click on the highlighted names for videos):
• Salvatore Recca, defensive end, 6-2, 250, Kamehameha Schools
• Joshua Gist, defensive back, 6-, 190, Foothill High (S.C.)
• Adam Hom, outside linebacker, 5-10, 225, Word of Life Academy
• Guyson Amina, safety/slotback, 5-10, 175, Waianae High
• Hans Reppuhn, slotback/defensive back, 5-11, 180, Castle High
• Kana Silva, slotback/returner, 5-9, 184, Kamehameha-Hawaii
• Kauakea Olds, defensive back, 5-11, 200, Castle High
• Mark Silverstein, wideout, 6-3, 185, Punahou School
• Mina Gould, defensive back, 5-10, 160, Punahou
• Sam Ohai, defensive tackle/center/guard, 6-3, 335, Central Lakes College (Minn.)
Notes: Silva is the younger brother of former UH safety Mana Silva. … Olds transferred from Oregon State. … Gould previously played at Temple. … Ohai tried out last year, too. At that time, he said he paid for school from money he earned as a Realtor. … Hom previously played at Lambuth College.
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Strength coach Tommy Heffernan has taken over the Super Games, and that means goal-seeking competitions — weight-lifting, speed — will replace, say, dodgeball and no-rules basketball in the workouts leading to the March 9 opening of spring practice.
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Today is the application deadline for the job as special teams coordinator vacated when Chris Tormey resigned two weeks ago to accept a position at Washington State. Word on the street is that one of the top contenders is a very familiar name in UH football history.