WASILLA - The Houston Hawks hit the locker room trailing rival Homer at halftime Friday night. Despite being behind, Houston head coach Glenn Nelson said he saw something from his players that every coach wants to see.
His squad was ready to battle.
With history and state pride on the line, the Soldotna Stars mustered up a championship performance to hold off the South Anchorage Wolverines in a 21-17 victory Friday night to open the 2015 prep football season.
With or without the steady rain that inundated the field and bleachers Saturday at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai, Ethan Falaniko was going to slip away time and time again. It was only a matter of who he had to evade.
If the 2015 season of high school football in Alaska is a play, then the first weekend is guaranteed to be one whale of an opening act. The sport of American football around the state has and will always create a resounding buzz for diehard fans.