Dragons counting on quality, not quantity

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Jarrett Mitchell, Kubasaki Class of 2014 and the Dragons' all-time leading rusher, leads the team in warmups. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Jarrett Mitchell, Kubasaki Class of 2014 and the Dragons' all-time leading rusher, leads the team in warmups. (DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES)

Dragons counting on quality, not quantity

by: Dave Ornauer | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: August 18, 2018

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Having played in the shadow of Far East Division I champion Kadena last season, Skyler Klimek says he and his Kubasaki teammates would love to fashion a different outcome this season.

“I feel a lot of urgency,” the senior quarterback-wide receiver said. “This is my fourth year and I have yet to win a championship. I want to do this and leave my legacy. We’ve been grinding it out this summer. I believe this is the team that can do it.”

It may be far easier said than done, though. The Dragons opened summer camp with just 27 bodies on Monday’s first day of practice, and as thin as Kubasaki is in numbers, they don’t possess much size in the interior, where most football games are won.

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