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Warrior football: Pre-camp notes

by Stephen Tsai on July 22, 2017

As the Warriors prepare to open training camp on Wednesday, here are some things to note: • The Warriors report on Wednesday. The first practice is Thursday, beginning at 6:30 a.m. These are the practices that will be open to the general public: > Thursday, July 27, 6:30 a.m. > Friday, July 28, 6:30 a.m. […]

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Warriors will debut new helmets

by Stephen Tsai on July 21, 2017

The Warriors will unveil their new helmets during a private ceremony with donors on Aug. 13. Nick Rolovich said the Warriors will have two sets of helmets to provide more sartorial options. He said these are new helmets, not refurbished ones. Donors contributed to the cost of the helmets ($450 apiece). A donor’s name will […]

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RB not expected to play this season

by Stephen Tsai on July 20, 2017

Running back Melvin Davis is not expected to play this coming season because of an apparent knee injury. Davis rushed for 218 yards in eight games in 2015 after transferring from Santa Monica College. He redshirted last year after suffering an infection that required hospitalization. Davis did not participate in spring training or the offseason […]

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Warriors complete offseason program

by Stephen Tsai on July 19, 2017

The Warriors finished their seven-month offseason conditioning program with yesterday’s drills. The six-cycle program concluded with testing in the 20-yard dash.

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No winners in player’s suspension

by Stephen Tsai on July 18, 2017

Defensive tackle Ka‘aumoana Gifford is smart, witty and a pretty good football player. His grandfather, who is quite an entertaining gentleman, inducted me into the Zipper Club, and after practices, we show off our zipper-looking scars from cardiac bypass surgeries. But even smart, witty, pretty good football players with cool grandfathers make mistakes. The thing […]

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Kahuku O-lineman set to join Warriors

by Stephen Tsai on July 17, 2017

Offensive lineman Te Rauparaha “Ra” Elkington will join the Warriors for the 2017 season. Elkington, a 2017 Kahuku High graduate, is 6 feet 5 and 315 pounds. He was an offensive lineman for the Red Raiders’ football team and a member of the state-champion basketball team. “I wanted to stay home and play in front […]

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So this happened …

by Stephen Tsai on July 16, 2017

It’s Sunday, let’s review what happened the past week … * * * * * Like most Hawaii-raised kids a decade ago, Stephen Bernal-Wendt followed a certain rock-star quarterback. “I used to go to the games when June Jones was coaching and Colt Brennan was playing,” Bernal-Wendt recalled. “It made me enjoy Hawaii football.” Bernal-Wendt, […]

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Former UH QB creates FB tourney

by Stephen Tsai on July 15, 2017

As the punsters say, quarterbacks’football dreams don’t die, they just pass away. Former UH quarterback Bryan Moniz, channeling Roger Goodell and Ice Cube, has launched a 7-on-7 football tournament today at Leilehua High. The five high school teams — Aiea, Mililani, Leilehua, Damien and Kapolei — will play a round round beginning at 10 a.m. […]

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Kanoa Leahey to host Rolo show

by Stephen Tsai on July 14, 2017

Kanoa Leahey will be the co-host for the “Nick Rolovich Show” this fall, Hawaii News Now general manager Rick Blangiardi told the Warrior Beat. Collin Harmon, who departed HNN after last night’s newscasts, was the co-host for the weekly coach’s show last year. Leahey, who commutes between residences on Maui and in Honolulu, also serves […]

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Hana hou for safety Tuinei

by Stephen Tsai on July 13, 2017

After a successful gig at the Hawaii Theatre last week, safety Tumua Tuinei returns to the stage as part of the Average Samoan Comedy Show tomorrow at Hawaiian Brian’s (1680 Kapiolani Blvd.) James Mane, the show’s organizer, invited Tuinei to perform a stand-up comedy routine. “It should be a good show,” said Tuinei, who has […]

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