Nikiski v. Eielson State Championship Football

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Charlene Johnson photographs her sons Lincoln and Luke as they take the field at Tom Huffer Sr. Stadium at Chugiak High School for the state small schools football championship. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Nikiski cheerleader Jeanelee Stock shakes snow out of her pom-poms before the start of the game. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Tom Huffer Jr. clears snow from the sidelines at the start of the game. Volunteers spent much of the game keeping field markings readable through falling snow. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Elizabeth and Lou Smith cheer for their son and other Bulldogs during Saturday's game. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Nikiski's Stephen Hartley breaks free early in the game. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Eielson's Tyler Phillips breaks up a pass intended for Nikiski's Garrett Feller in the second quarter Saturday during the state small schools football championship at Chugiak High School. Much of the game took place under heavy snowfall. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Nikiski's Stephen Hartley loses control of the ball on a tackle by Eielson's Anthony Griffith early in the first quarter Saturday. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Coaches talk strategy at halftime in the lobby of the school. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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After the game, the Bulldogs huddle together before leaving the field. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Eielson coach David DeVaughn and Adrian Molina (13) celebrate a play late in the fourth quarter. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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Eielson celebrates its state small schools state championship with the First National Bowl trophy Saturday night at Chugiak High School. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)
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The Nikiski Bulldogs walk off the field hand-in-hand after a hard fought state championship game against Eielson at Chugiak High School. (Photo by M. Scott Moon)

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Nikiski meets Eielson at Chugiak High School to settle the Alaska state championship for small school football.

 

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