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SoHi routs North Pole, pulls off 3-peat year's season opener. "I'm just pleased to see this group of seniors go out on top," said SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. "My heart's full today." SoHi senior quarterback Brooks Furlong threw a touchdown pass with 57 passing yards...
Stars, Kards, Bulldogs set for playoff tests

...growing 27-game winning streak."I think it was a surprise for everybody but us and Kenai," said SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. "We got about what we thought we would get out of our players and coaches."We did about everything you could...
Stars roll past Juneau and into state final

...seventh state football title in a nine-year span. "We're really excited to be here," said Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. "Couldn't be happier for the kids, coaches, parents, the administration, just the whole football family...
Medium-schools preview: SoHi, North Pole both claim underdog role

...guided his football team to two straight state championships and 28 consecutive wins over the past two seasons, Galen Brantley Jr. does not sound as confident heading into Saturday's medium-schools state title game as you would think. That's...
Stars take homecoming game over West Valley

...record to 6-0 and extend the winning streak to 26 games."Told ya they had some athletes," said Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. after the game.The win sets up a winner-take-all matchup with longtime rival Kenai Central next Saturday...
Soldotna football holds off Kenai

...regular-season victory for SoHi over Kenai Central. "I couldn't be happier with their effort," SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. said of his players. "They battled all game and kept working, and found a way to pull it out."Kenai Central...
Week 8 football sees classic rivals match up

...teams have been playing each other, Soldotna has claimed a 23-16 edge, including playoff games. Soldotna coach Galen Brantley Jr. has attended many of those games in person, either as a coach on the sideline or a player on the field. "Gosh...
Week 6 prep football preview: Getting down to crunch time in the medium-schools championship on October 18. But of course, that's if they get there, and coach Galen Brantley Jr. is never one to look past an opponent. "You know, you never wanna overlook anybody," Brantley Jr. said...
Week 5 prep football preview: Grading the teams

...Soldotna gets back to action Saturday afternoon with its first conference game of the year in Kodiak. SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. says after three dominating wins to start the year, he would give his team a "C+." "We've not progressed...
Week 7 football preview: Playoff picture sharpens

...can also sidetrack the focus on the actual game. "It's always more of a distraction for us," said SoHi coach Galen Brantley Jr. "We're just trying to get everything done now to prevent any loose ends." It may look like Brantley Jr. has...


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